The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 33 30 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.05% 3.95% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 23.81% 16.28% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 1
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -37.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%
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 Gloucester region.

System Software Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 12.80% 24.29% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 41
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Gloucester

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Gloucester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (61.54%) Cisco
6 7 (53.85%) Linux
6 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
7 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (46.15%) DHCP
7 6 (46.15%) DNS
7 6 (46.15%) HP
7 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
8 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
8 5 (38.46%) Citrix
8 5 (38.46%) Python
8 5 (38.46%) Perl
8 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
8 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
9 4 (30.77%) SCCM
9 4 (30.77%) XenApp
9 4 (30.77%) Firewall
9 4 (30.77%) SQL
9 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
9 4 (30.77%) Unix
9 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 4 (30.77%) OpenView

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) SMTP
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) VCAP
3 1 (7.69%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.69%) KVM
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) OpenView
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Sophos
6 3 (23.08%) AppSense
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 2 (15.38%) Symantec
8 1 (7.69%) F5
8 1 (7.69%) iManage
8 1 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (7.69%) NetApp
8 1 (7.69%) Sage
8 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com