The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 227 232 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.017% -
As % of the System Software category 2.05% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
vCloud
England

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

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
732 515 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.10% 9.01% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 633 444 552
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,534 £23,680 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

vCloud
Salary Trend in the South West

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

vCloud Salary Trend in the South West

vCloud
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vCloud across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

vCloud Salary Histogram in the South West

vCloud
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 14 £47,500 -
Somerset - 1 £37,500 -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing vCloud 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 vCloud.

1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) Linux
3 17 (70.83%) SAN
3 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (66.67%) NAS
4 16 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 16 (66.67%) vSphere
5 15 (62.50%) VPN
5 15 (62.50%) SSL
5 15 (62.50%) CCNP
5 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (62.50%) IPsec
5 15 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (58.33%) CentOS
7 9 (37.50%) ITIL
8 8 (33.33%) Firewall
9 7 (29.17%) SLA
9 7 (29.17%) HP
9 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (25.00%) HP SIM
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (25.00%) Symantec
10 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (25.00%) DHCP
10 6 (25.00%) DNS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing vCloud 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 vCloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) SAN
2 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 16 (66.67%) NAS
3 15 (62.50%) IPsec
3 15 (62.50%) VPN
3 15 (62.50%) SSL
4 8 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) DHCP
5 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) DMZ
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.17%) VRRP
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.17%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (25.00%) Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.17%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (58.33%) CentOS
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Service Management
2 1 (4.17%) Change Management
2 1 (4.17%) ITSM
2 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (62.50%) CCNP
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (66.67%) vSphere
3 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.17%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
1 6 (25.00%) SCOM
1 6 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (25.00%) HP SIM
1 6 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) Symantec
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat