The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 129 116 91
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -25
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% 0.64% 1.27%
As % of the System Software category 3.70% 6.71% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 20
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £34,359
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
vSphere
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

System Software Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
162 164 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.63% 9.60% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 138 140 147
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

vSphere
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bristol region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Bristol

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bristol

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (94.59%) Windows
3 31 (83.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (81.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (72.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (67.57%) DNS
7 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
8 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
9 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
9 22 (59.46%) VMware ESX
10 19 (51.35%) Windows Vista
10 19 (51.35%) DHCP
10 19 (51.35%) Windows XP
11 18 (48.65%) TCP/IP
11 18 (48.65%) Windows 8
12 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
13 14 (37.84%) Identity Management
13 14 (37.84%) Lync
14 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
15 12 (32.43%) Backup Exec
16 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2000
16 11 (29.73%) Windows 2000
16 11 (29.73%) MCSE
16 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (27.03%) Firewall
18 9 (24.32%) SAN
19 8 (21.62%) Symantec
19 8 (21.62%) McAfee

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
2 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (37.84%) Lync
4 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (16.22%) IIS
6 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) DNS
2 19 (51.35%) DHCP
3 18 (48.65%) TCP/IP
4 10 (27.03%) Firewall
5 9 (24.32%) SAN
6 5 (13.51%) VPN
6 5 (13.51%) SMTP
7 4 (10.81%) HTTP
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.11%) Intranet
9 2 (5.41%) LAN
10 1 (2.70%) Wireless
10 1 (2.70%) WAN
10 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.70%) FTP
10 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Wintel Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Web Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.81%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (72.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (51.35%) Windows Vista
4 19 (51.35%) Windows XP
5 18 (48.65%) Windows 8
6 11 (29.73%) Windows 2000
7 7 (18.92%) Linux
8 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (8.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Identity Management
2 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
4 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management
4 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.70%) Release Management
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Information Management
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VB
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) MCSE
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (18.92%) MCSA
4 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) MCP
5 4 (10.81%) MCTS
5 4 (10.81%) MCITP
5 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (8.11%) Degree
6 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
3 22 (59.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.51%) XenApp
5 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.81%) Terminal Services
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (8.11%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Backup Exec
2 8 (21.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (21.62%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
3 5 (13.51%) WSUS
4 4 (10.81%) SCCM
5 3 (8.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) Symantec
3 8 (21.62%) McAfee
4 6 (16.22%) Citrix
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 3 (8.11%) Dell
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.70%) Genesys
7 1 (2.70%) CommVault
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) F5
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