The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.46% - -
As % of the System Software category 24.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

System Software Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
62 81 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 10.16% 10.06% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 54 79 27
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £24,650 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,950 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

vSphere
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Somerset

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) SAN
2 19 (82.61%) VMware
3 18 (78.26%) SQL
4 15 (65.22%) LAN
4 15 (65.22%) SCCM
5 13 (56.52%) SCOM
6 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
8 9 (39.13%) WAN
9 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
10 6 (26.09%) WLAN
10 6 (26.09%) Wireless
10 6 (26.09%) HP
11 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
11 5 (21.74%) DNS
11 5 (21.74%) IIS
12 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
12 4 (17.39%) Migration
12 4 (17.39%) Replication
12 4 (17.39%) Veeam
12 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
13 3 (13.04%) CentOS
13 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (13.04%) NAS
13 3 (13.04%) vCloud
13 3 (13.04%) Linux
13 3 (13.04%) SSL
13 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) SAN
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 6 (26.09%) WLAN
4 6 (26.09%) Wireless
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) SSL
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) IPsec
6 3 (13.04%) NAS
7 1 (4.35%) DHCP
7 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Analyst
1 19 (82.61%) Support Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Systems Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Systems Support
2 12 (52.17%) Systems Support Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) CentOS
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
1 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (8.70%) High Availability
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCA
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) vCloud
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) SCCM
2 13 (56.52%) SCOM
3 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Veeam
4 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
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