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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 122 119 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.72% 0.36% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 4.93% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 13
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +83.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £41,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%
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
182 142 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.07% 7.26% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 170 128 136
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 11 February 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bristol

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) VMware
3 18 (81.82%) Firewall
4 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
5 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
6 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
7 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (54.55%) Skype for Business
7 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
7 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (54.55%) VMware ESX
8 11 (50.00%) Identity Management
9 10 (45.45%) Windows 2000
9 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2000
10 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
11 8 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (36.36%) Linux
11 8 (36.36%) DHCP
11 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
11 8 (36.36%) DNS
11 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
11 8 (36.36%) SAN
11 8 (36.36%) Intel Security
12 7 (31.82%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (31.82%) Symantec
12 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
12 7 (31.82%) Backup Exec

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
1 12 (54.55%) Skype for Business
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (13.64%) CloudStack
3 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
3 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) DHCP
2 8 (36.36%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) SAN
2 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) NAS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Statistics
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Windows 2000
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Vista
6 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (13.64%) Unix
9 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (13.64%) Build Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Coaching
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) DSDM
4 3 (13.64%) OWASP
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) RUP
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Security Patching
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
1 3 (13.64%) Python
1 3 (13.64%) Ruby
1 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) VCP4
5 2 (9.09%) VCP5
6 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (54.55%) VMware ESX
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 5 (22.73%) XenApp
5 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (13.64%) Xen
6 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
6 3 (13.64%) XenServer
7 2 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (9.09%) UAG
7 2 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (31.82%) Backup Exec
2 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
2 7 (31.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (18.18%) SCCM
4 3 (13.64%) Ansible
4 3 (13.64%) Cobbler
4 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (13.64%) Puppet
4 3 (13.64%) Salt
4 3 (13.64%) Terraform
4 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
5 2 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Intel Security
4 7 (31.82%) Symantec
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) NetApp
8 1 (4.55%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago