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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 140 167 137
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -30
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 107 66 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.83% 1.11% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 12.77% 11.81% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 84 64 74
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,350 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
838 559 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.34% 9.43% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 629 471 381
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -4 29 £34,000 -25.27% 8
Dorset +26 27 £46,250 +23.33% 4
Somerset +35 18 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Wiltshire +9 16 £33,750 -25.00% 2
Devon -7 8 £35,000 -11.39% 1
Bristol -26 8 £32,750 -14.93%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 154 (90.59%) VMware
2 138 (81.18%) Windows
3 110 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 94 (55.29%) MS Exchange
5 90 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 69 (40.59%) SCCM
7 66 (38.82%) Active Directory
8 57 (33.53%) SAN
9 56 (32.94%) TCP/IP
10 51 (30.00%) Linux
11 50 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 47 (27.65%) Citrix
13 46 (27.06%) Cisco
13 46 (27.06%) Lync
14 45 (26.47%) SQL
15 44 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
16 43 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2010
17 42 (24.71%) IIS
17 42 (24.71%) Microsoft Certification
18 40 (23.53%) SQL Server
19 38 (22.35%) LAN
19 38 (22.35%) WAN
20 37 (21.76%) Migration
21 35 (20.59%) ITIL
21 35 (20.59%) XenApp
22 34 (20.00%) SSL
22 34 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
23 33 (19.41%) DNS
23 33 (19.41%) Project Management
23 33 (19.41%) MCITP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 94 (55.29%) MS Exchange
2 46 (27.06%) Lync
3 43 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (24.71%) IIS
5 20 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 17 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (3.53%) Apache
10 6 (3.53%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.18%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.06%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.88%) Office 365
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.53%) SaaS
3 5 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Route 53
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (33.53%) SAN
2 56 (32.94%) TCP/IP
3 38 (22.35%) LAN
3 38 (22.35%) WAN
4 34 (20.00%) SSL
5 33 (19.41%) DNS
6 26 (15.29%) Firewall
7 25 (14.71%) WLAN
8 21 (12.35%) VPN
9 17 (10.00%) DHCP
9 17 (10.00%) NAS
10 11 (6.47%) VLAN
10 11 (6.47%) Network Security
11 10 (5.88%) Wireless
11 10 (5.88%) IPsec
11 10 (5.88%) SMTP
12 8 (4.71%) FTP
13 7 (4.12%) Internet
13 7 (4.12%) NetScaler
14 6 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.41%) Finance
2 10 (5.88%) Military
3 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.18%) Law
4 2 (1.18%) Legal
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Local Government
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (27.06%) Analyst
2 43 (25.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (16.47%) Support Analyst
4 18 (10.59%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (8.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 14 (8.24%) Systems Analyst
7 11 (6.47%) Systems Support
7 11 (6.47%) Administrator
7 11 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) Storage Analyst
8 10 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
8 10 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) Senior Support Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Architect
10 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.35%) .NET
2 3 (1.76%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.18%) COM
3 2 (1.18%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.76%) Clustering
2 18 (10.59%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.94%) Replication
5 5 (2.94%) PDA
6 4 (2.35%) CESG
7 3 (1.76%) Life Science
7 3 (1.76%) IVR
8 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 138 (81.18%) Windows
2 51 (30.00%) Linux
3 44 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (8.24%) CentOS
7 14 (8.24%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.71%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.71%) Windows Vista
8 8 (4.71%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.12%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.76%) UNIX
11 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.59%) HPUX
11 1 (0.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.59%) Android
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.76%) Migration
2 35 (20.59%) ITIL
3 33 (19.41%) Project Management
4 13 (7.65%) Configuration Management
5 12 (7.06%) Service Management
5 12 (7.06%) Service Delivery
6 10 (5.88%) Scrum
6 10 (5.88%) Information Security
6 10 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (5.88%) Document Management
6 10 (5.88%) Time Management
6 10 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 10 (5.88%) DevOps
7 7 (4.12%) Capacity Management
7 7 (4.12%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.12%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (4.12%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.12%) Change Management
8 6 (3.53%) Change Control
9 5 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.47%) SQL
2 12 (7.06%) C
3 10 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.94%) PHP
5 3 (1.76%) VBScript
6 1 (0.59%) Python
6 1 (0.59%) Ruby
6 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 42 (24.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (19.41%) MCITP
4 28 (16.47%) Security Cleared
5 21 (12.35%) MCSE
6 19 (11.18%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (8.24%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (7.65%) CCNA
9 11 (6.47%) CCA
9 11 (6.47%) MCSA
9 11 (6.47%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.53%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.53%) CCNP
11 5 (2.94%) Degree
11 5 (2.94%) VCP5
12 4 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (2.35%) NCDA
12 4 (2.35%) NCIE
12 4 (2.35%) CISSP
13 2 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 90 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (38.82%) Active Directory
3 35 (20.59%) XenApp
4 23 (13.53%) VMware ESX
4 23 (13.53%) Hyper-V
5 16 (9.41%) XenDesktop
6 14 (8.24%) vCloud
7 10 (5.88%) XenServer
8 7 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.35%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.59%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 69 (40.59%) SCCM
2 18 (10.59%) SCOM
3 17 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 15 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (8.24%) NetBackup
6 10 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (4.12%) WSUS
8 6 (3.53%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (2.94%) vMotion
9 5 (2.94%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.76%) Nagios
11 2 (1.18%) Zenoss
11 2 (1.18%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 154 (90.59%) VMware
2 110 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 47 (27.65%) Citrix
4 46 (27.06%) Cisco
5 32 (18.82%) HP
5 32 (18.82%) Symantec
6 24 (14.12%) Dell
6 24 (14.12%) IBM
7 20 (11.76%) Avaya
8 19 (11.18%) NetApp
9 10 (5.88%) MobileIron
10 8 (4.71%) Veeam
11 7 (4.12%) 3PAR
11 7 (4.12%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.53%) McAfee
13 5 (2.94%) Sophos
13 5 (2.94%) Websense
13 5 (2.94%) Oracle
14 3 (1.76%) SonicWALL
15 2 (1.18%) EMC
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