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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 37 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.98% 1.74% 4.98%
As % of the System Software category 14.71% 12.00% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 8
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
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
34 25 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 13.44% 14.53% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 31
Average salary £30,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £42,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 7 (70.00%) XenApp
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Apache
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
6 2 (20.00%) SNMP
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) CentOS
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SMTP
1 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (20.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
1 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) XenApp
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago