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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 39 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.05% - 2.50%
As % of the System Software category 7.32% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £28,500
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
41 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 14.29% 9.15% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 6 19
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,250 £16,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £36,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
4 13 (81.25%) Windows
5 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (56.25%) Citrix
7 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (50.00%) IIS
7 8 (50.00%) Clustering
8 7 (43.75%) SCCM
9 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
9 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (37.50%) VMware ESX
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (37.50%) NAS
9 6 (37.50%) Change Control
9 6 (37.50%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (37.50%) MS Office
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
9 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
9 6 (37.50%) Linux
9 6 (37.50%) SQL
9 6 (37.50%) Internet
9 6 (37.50%) Change Management
9 6 (37.50%) SAN
9 6 (37.50%) SLA
9 6 (37.50%) DNS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) IIS
3 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (37.50%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
1 6 (37.50%) NAS
2 4 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) SMTP
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Change Management
1 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
1 6 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (18.75%) Line Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat