The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 33 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.14% 5.49% 2.56%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 28.85% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 10
Average salary £62,500 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.15% -13.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 52 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 9.14% 19.05% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 35
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
Gloucestershire

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 18 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Gloucester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) FlexPod Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) NCDA
1 1 (33.33%) NCIE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Apple