The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 64 86 51
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -35
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 16 2 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.22% 0.24% 3.81%
As % of the System Software category 14.55% 1.60% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 10
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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 Dorset region.

System Software Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
110 125 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.24% 15.06% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 82 115 51
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,025 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

vSphere
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Dorset

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Dorset

vSphere
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 15 £50,000 -
Poole +15 1 £30,000 -17.24%
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 36 (83.72%) VMware
1 36 (83.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (58.14%) NetApp
2 25 (58.14%) Data ONTAP
3 22 (51.16%) Capacity Management
3 22 (51.16%) Finance
3 22 (51.16%) ITIL
3 22 (51.16%) ITIL V3
4 18 (41.86%) PowerShell
4 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
5 16 (37.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (34.88%) NCDA
6 15 (34.88%) NCIE
6 15 (34.88%) VCP5
7 14 (32.56%) XenApp
7 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
7 14 (32.56%) Citrix
7 14 (32.56%) Windows
7 14 (32.56%) Migration
8 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
8 13 (30.23%) Lync
8 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (27.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 12 (27.91%) MobileIron
9 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
9 12 (27.91%) XenServer
9 12 (27.91%) SCCM
9 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 13 (30.23%) Lync
2 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Analyst
2 21 (48.84%) Storage Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) DBA
5 4 (9.30%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) NetApp Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (2.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Data ONTAP
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) ITIL
1 22 (51.16%) ITIL V3
1 22 (51.16%) Capacity Management
2 14 (32.56%) Migration
3 12 (27.91%) Service Delivery
4 8 (18.60%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) Performance Management
6 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (9.30%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (9.30%) Patch Management
8 2 (4.65%) Benchmarking
9 1 (2.33%) Project Management
9 1 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (34.88%) NCDA
2 15 (34.88%) NCIE
2 15 (34.88%) VCP5
3 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 36 (83.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (32.56%) XenApp
3 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
4 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
4 12 (27.91%) XenServer
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) SCCM
1 12 (27.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) VMware
2 25 (58.14%) NetApp
3 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (32.56%) Citrix
5 12 (27.91%) MobileIron
5 12 (27.91%) Symantec
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.33%) Veeam