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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 37 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.53% 0.56% 4.24%
As % of the System Software category 24.14% 4.35% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 8
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £45,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £37,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
58 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 18.77% 12.78% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 24
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £21,450 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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 29 May 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 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) SCCM
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) Citrix
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (42.86%) IIS
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) Clustering
8 7 (33.33%) SLA
8 7 (33.33%) XenApp
9 6 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (28.57%) Change Control
9 6 (28.57%) NAS
9 6 (28.57%) DNS
9 6 (28.57%) Internet
9 6 (28.57%) SAN
9 6 (28.57%) MS Office
9 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 6 (28.57%) Change Management
9 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (42.86%) IIS
3 6 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) NAS
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) SSL
2 4 (19.05%) SMTP
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) SNMP
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) VLAN
4 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Change Control
1 6 (28.57%) Change Management
1 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) XenApp
3 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec