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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 40 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 39 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.67% 0.30% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 29.55% 3.57% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 0 7
Average salary £37,500 - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
132 56 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.19% 8.48% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 120 46 68
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Poole - 33 £37,500 -
Bournemouth - 6 £43,750 - 1
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
2 40 (93.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (86.05%) MS Exchange
3 37 (86.05%) Citrix
4 36 (83.72%) EMC
4 36 (83.72%) Windows
5 35 (81.40%) XenDesktop
6 34 (79.07%) SAN
7 32 (74.42%) AppSense
8 30 (69.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (67.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (67.44%) Lync
10 28 (65.12%) CCA
10 28 (65.12%) Citrix Certification
10 28 (65.12%) CCEA
10 28 (65.12%) CCEE
10 28 (65.12%) NetScaler
10 28 (65.12%) MCSE
10 28 (65.12%) Project Management
11 23 (53.49%) XenApp
11 23 (53.49%) VMware ESX
12 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
13 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (32.56%) VCP5
14 12 (27.91%) VCP4
14 12 (27.91%) MCSA
14 12 (27.91%) MCP
14 12 (27.91%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 37 (86.05%) MS Exchange
2 29 (67.44%) Lync
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (79.07%) SAN
2 28 (65.12%) NetScaler
3 12 (27.91%) LAN
3 12 (27.91%) WAN
4 10 (23.26%) Firewall
5 6 (13.95%) Wireless
5 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.95%) DNS
6 4 (9.30%) NAS
7 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Consultant
2 29 (67.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 17 (39.53%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 17 (39.53%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Support Technician
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Technician
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Storage Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Project Management
2 2 (4.65%) Migration
2 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
2 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL
2 2 (4.65%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 29 (67.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (65.12%) MCSE
3 28 (65.12%) CCA
3 28 (65.12%) Citrix Certification
3 28 (65.12%) CCEA
3 28 (65.12%) CCEE
4 14 (32.56%) VCP5
5 12 (27.91%) VCP4
5 12 (27.91%) MCSA
5 12 (27.91%) MCP
6 4 (9.30%) Degree
7 2 (4.65%) NCDA
7 2 (4.65%) NCIE
System Software
1 40 (93.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (81.40%) XenDesktop
3 23 (53.49%) XenApp
3 23 (53.49%) VMware ESX
4 12 (27.91%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
6 4 (9.30%) XenServer
7 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (9.30%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
3 37 (86.05%) Citrix
4 36 (83.72%) EMC
5 32 (74.42%) AppSense
6 12 (27.91%) SAP
7 8 (18.60%) HP
8 7 (16.28%) SonicWALL
8 7 (16.28%) Veeam
9 6 (13.95%) Dell
10 4 (9.30%) Symantec
10 4 (9.30%) Webroot
11 3 (6.98%) Cisco
12 2 (4.65%) NetApp
13 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard