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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 121 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.26% 0.86% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 3.79% 9.49% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 13
Average salary £45,000 £24,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
132 158 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.86% 9.05% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 121 137 107
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Vista
4 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
4 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
5 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000
7 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 4 (36.36%) Citrix
7 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
7 4 (36.36%) XenApp
8 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
8 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
8 3 (27.27%) DHCP
8 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 3 (27.27%) DNS
9 2 (18.18%) Symantec
9 2 (18.18%) McAfee
9 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
9 2 (18.18%) Firewall
9 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
9 2 (18.18%) Linux

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (18.18%) Lync
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Vista
3 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Management
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
Bristol
Auburn Rose
Salary: £20k - £22k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago