The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 203 205 190
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 31 39 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.68% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 4.48% 5.71% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 56
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
vSphere
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
692 683 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.41% 11.95% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 550 616 665
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

vSphere
Salary Trend in the South West

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

vSphere Salary Trend in the South West

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in the South West

vSphere
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +13 10 £40,750 +8.66% 3
Bristol +21 7 £67,500 +98.52% 2
Gloucestershire -26 6 £41,750 +4.37%
Wiltshire +18 2 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Cornwall - 2 £30,250 - 1
Devon - 2 £27,500 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 49 (62.03%) Microsoft
3 46 (58.23%) Linux
4 42 (53.16%) VMware
5 32 (40.51%) Firewall
6 30 (37.97%) Security Cleared
6 30 (37.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (31.65%) ITIL
7 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
8 24 (30.38%) SQL
9 22 (27.85%) Python
9 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
9 22 (27.85%) Bash Shell
10 21 (26.58%) Puppet
10 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (26.58%) Active Directory
10 21 (26.58%) Scrum
10 21 (26.58%) DevOps
11 20 (25.32%) .NET
11 20 (25.32%) Unix
12 19 (24.05%) MCSE
12 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
12 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
12 19 (24.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (22.78%) Tivoli
13 18 (22.78%) HP
13 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
14 17 (21.52%) CCNA
14 17 (21.52%) Cisco Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (18.99%) OpenStack
2 14 (17.72%) CloudStack
3 12 (15.19%) MS Exchange
4 9 (11.39%) JBoss
4 9 (11.39%) WebLogic
4 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
4 9 (11.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (10.13%) Apache Pig
5 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.53%) IIS
9 1 (1.27%) Apache
9 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Infor CRM
1 3 (3.80%) Line 500
1 3 (3.80%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) Office 365
2 13 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (40.51%) Firewall
2 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.92%) Network Security
3 11 (13.92%) VPN
4 10 (12.66%) HTTP
4 10 (12.66%) VLAN
5 9 (11.39%) DHCP
5 9 (11.39%) DNS
5 9 (11.39%) SAN
6 8 (10.13%) LAN
6 8 (10.13%) SSL
7 7 (8.86%) WAN
8 6 (7.59%) Wireless
9 5 (6.33%) SNMP
10 4 (5.06%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.53%) FTP
11 2 (2.53%) ISDN
11 2 (2.53%) SMTP
11 2 (2.53%) WLAN
11 2 (2.53%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) MySQL
3 8 (10.13%) Apache Hive
3 8 (10.13%) Big Data
3 8 (10.13%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.66%) TeamCity
3 9 (11.39%) Subversion
4 8 (10.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (10.13%) Bitbucket
4 8 (10.13%) CodeSonar
4 8 (10.13%) git-flow
4 8 (10.13%) JIRA
4 8 (10.13%) Robot Framework
4 8 (10.13%) Selenium
5 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (7.59%) Retail
2 1 (1.27%) Advertising
2 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.27%) Back Office
2 1 (1.27%) Electronics
2 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (5.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) .NET
2 17 (21.52%) LAMP
3 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
4 8 (10.13%) Django
4 8 (10.13%) Java EE
4 8 (10.13%) Node.js
4 8 (10.13%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (10.13%) REST
4 8 (10.13%) SOAP
4 8 (10.13%) Spring MVC
4 8 (10.13%) STL
5 4 (5.06%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.59%) iPad
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Replication
4 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.06%) e-Health
4 4 (5.06%) EPoS
5 2 (2.53%) CESG
6 1 (1.27%) CCTV
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 46 (58.23%) Linux
3 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
4 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (25.32%) Unix
6 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (15.19%) Mac OS X
8 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
9 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (11.39%) Windows XP
11 8 (10.13%) Android
11 8 (10.13%) Apple iOS
11 8 (10.13%) Windows 8
12 6 (7.59%) Ubuntu
12 6 (7.59%) VMS
13 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
14 3 (3.80%) Debian
15 1 (1.27%) AIX
15 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) ITIL
2 21 (26.58%) DevOps
2 21 (26.58%) Scrum
3 19 (24.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.25%) Service Delivery
5 14 (17.72%) Configuration Management
6 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.46%) DSDM
6 13 (16.46%) RUP
7 12 (15.19%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.39%) Auto-Scaling
8 9 (11.39%) Build Automation
8 9 (11.39%) Change Control
8 9 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (11.39%) OWASP
9 8 (10.13%) Kanban
9 8 (10.13%) Multithreading
9 8 (10.13%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) SQL
2 22 (27.85%) Bash Shell
2 22 (27.85%) Python
3 14 (17.72%) PowerShell
4 13 (16.46%) Ruby
4 13 (16.46%) Shell Script
5 11 (13.92%) C#
5 11 (13.92%) Java
6 9 (11.39%) C
7 8 (10.13%) C++
7 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.13%) Objective-C
7 8 (10.13%) PHP
8 5 (6.33%) VB
9 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.27%) Groovy
10 1 (1.27%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) Security Cleared
2 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
3 19 (24.05%) MCSE
3 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (21.52%) CCNA
4 17 (21.52%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (17.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (12.66%) CISSP
6 10 (12.66%) DV Cleared
7 9 (11.39%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (11.39%) Network+ Certification
7 9 (11.39%) Security+ Certification
8 8 (10.13%) GIAC
8 8 (10.13%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (10.13%) SANS
8 8 (10.13%) SSCP
9 6 (7.59%) VCP6
10 5 (6.33%) Degree
11 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (5.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (37.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (26.58%) Active Directory
3 16 (20.25%) XenServer
4 14 (17.72%) Xen
5 9 (11.39%) Docker
6 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.06%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.80%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.53%) KVM
9 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.27%) Postfix
10 1 (1.27%) Squid
10 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (26.58%) Puppet
2 18 (22.78%) Tivoli
3 17 (21.52%) Salt
4 13 (16.46%) Cobbler
4 13 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (15.19%) SCCM
6 10 (12.66%) Ansible
7 9 (11.39%) Terraform
8 6 (7.59%) SCOM
9 5 (6.33%) Backup Exec
9 5 (6.33%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (6.33%) Nagios
9 5 (6.33%) OpenView
9 5 (6.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 5 (6.33%) WSUS
10 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (3.80%) AirWatch
12 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
13 1 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 49 (62.03%) Microsoft
2 42 (53.16%) VMware
3 18 (22.78%) HP
4 14 (17.72%) Oracle
5 13 (16.46%) EnterpriseDB
5 13 (16.46%) Red Hat
6 12 (15.19%) Cisco
7 8 (10.13%) Veeam
8 6 (7.59%) IBM
9 5 (6.33%) BMC
9 5 (6.33%) Citrix
9 5 (6.33%) Compuware
10 4 (5.06%) Apple
10 4 (5.06%) CA
10 4 (5.06%) Dell
10 4 (5.06%) Dynatrace
10 4 (5.06%) Nimsoft
10 4 (5.06%) Sage
11 3 (3.80%) CommVault
11 3 (3.80%) Meru Networks
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