The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 59 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.89% 2.18% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 8.00% 12.90% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Median salary £37,000 £34,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.02% +8.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £32,750 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £36,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
vSphere
Gloucestershire

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

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
50 62 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.16% 16.89% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 39 55 29
Median salary £40,000 £33,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

vSphere
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Cheltenham

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
4 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 12 (63.16%) Citrix
4 12 (63.16%) Symantec
5 11 (57.89%) NetBackup
5 11 (57.89%) Backup Exec
5 11 (57.89%) ITIL
5 11 (57.89%) SAN
5 11 (57.89%) NetApp
6 10 (52.63%) XenApp
7 9 (47.37%) MCITP
7 9 (47.37%) MCSE
7 9 (47.37%) MCSA
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (47.37%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (47.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (47.37%) Sophos
8 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (36.84%) CCNA
9 7 (36.84%) WSUS
10 6 (31.58%) SQL
11 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
11 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
12 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Support
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) COM
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
2 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
2 2 (10.53%) RUP
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) SIEM
2 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.53%) System Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
2 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Citrix Certification
1 9 (47.37%) MCITP
1 9 (47.37%) MCSA
1 9 (47.37%) MCSE
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (36.84%) CCNA
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) ISEB
6 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (5.26%) CCIE
7 1 (5.26%) CCNP
7 1 (5.26%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) XenApp
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Postfix
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Backup Exec
1 11 (57.89%) NetBackup
2 9 (47.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (36.84%) WSUS
4 3 (15.79%) SCCM
5 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (10.53%) SCOM
5 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
5 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Citrix
3 12 (63.16%) Symantec
4 11 (57.89%) NetApp
5 9 (47.37%) Sophos
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) EMC
7 2 (10.53%) IBM
7 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.53%) Remedy
7 2 (10.53%) Sybase
8 1 (5.26%) AppSense