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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 196 168 128
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -40
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 39 46 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.87% 1.68%
As % of the System Software category 5.73% 10.00% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 87
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +1.21%
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
681 460 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.83% 8.73% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 585 400 626
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
Dorset -4 15 £47,500 +40.74% 2
Wiltshire -8 9 £52,500 +10.52%
Bristol -5 6 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Gloucestershire -8 4 £38,000 -17.39% 3
Devon -21 4 £37,000 -5.12% 1
Cornwall - 1 £19,250 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 100 (99.01%) VMware
2 94 (93.07%) Windows
3 68 (67.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (52.48%) Microsoft
5 49 (48.51%) TCP/IP
6 48 (47.52%) SAN
7 46 (45.54%) MS Exchange
8 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
8 45 (44.55%) VMware ESX
9 44 (43.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (38.61%) Linux
11 37 (36.63%) DHCP
12 36 (35.64%) Citrix
13 34 (33.66%) DNS
13 34 (33.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 31 (30.69%) Lync
14 31 (30.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (26.73%) Cisco
17 26 (25.74%) Security Cleared
18 25 (24.75%) HP
18 25 (24.75%) Windows XP
19 23 (22.77%) MCSE
19 23 (22.77%) Symantec
19 23 (22.77%) Firewall
19 23 (22.77%) Exchange Server 2010
20 22 (21.78%) SSL
21 20 (19.80%) VPN
21 20 (19.80%) SQL
21 20 (19.80%) IIS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 46 (45.54%) MS Exchange
2 31 (30.69%) Lync
3 23 (22.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (19.80%) IIS
5 18 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (11.88%) WebLogic
6 12 (11.88%) Apache
6 12 (11.88%) JBoss
7 11 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2000
8 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
9 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (16.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (48.51%) TCP/IP
2 48 (47.52%) SAN
3 37 (36.63%) DHCP
4 34 (33.66%) DNS
5 23 (22.77%) Firewall
6 22 (21.78%) SSL
7 20 (19.80%) VPN
8 19 (18.81%) LAN
9 17 (16.83%) WAN
10 15 (14.85%) NAS
11 14 (13.86%) IPsec
12 8 (7.92%) NetScaler
13 6 (5.94%) WLAN
14 5 (4.95%) SMTP
15 4 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (3.96%) Wireless
15 4 (3.96%) HTTP
16 3 (2.97%) Intranet
16 3 (2.97%) Structured Cabling
17 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) MySQL
2 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.97%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.98%) Automotive
4 1 (0.99%) Finance
4 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (36.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (13.86%) Support Engineer
3 12 (11.88%) Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Consultant
4 10 (9.90%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Administrator
5 7 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) IT Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.88%) J2EE
2 8 (7.92%) HTML
3 4 (3.96%) XML
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
4 3 (2.97%) .NET
5 1 (0.99%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.96%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.97%) Open Source
4 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 94 (93.07%) Windows
2 44 (43.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (38.61%) Linux
4 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (24.75%) Windows XP
6 20 (19.80%) Windows 8
7 19 (18.81%) Windows Vista
8 17 (16.83%) CentOS
8 17 (16.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (11.88%) HPUX
9 12 (11.88%) Solaris
10 11 (10.89%) Windows 2000
11 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.82%) ITIL
2 17 (16.83%) Project Management
3 14 (13.86%) Identity Management
4 12 (11.88%) Software Architecture
4 12 (11.88%) Web Development
5 7 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.94%) Migration
7 5 (4.95%) Service Management
7 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.96%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.96%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.96%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.96%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.96%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.97%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.80%) SQL
2 14 (13.86%) Java
3 12 (11.88%) Perl
4 11 (10.89%) C#
4 11 (10.89%) C++
5 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.98%) VBScript
5 2 (1.98%) VB
6 1 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (33.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 31 (30.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (25.74%) Security Cleared
4 23 (22.77%) MCSE
5 17 (16.83%) SC Cleared
6 15 (14.85%) DV Cleared
7 14 (13.86%) MCITP
7 14 (13.86%) CCNP
7 14 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (11.88%) MCSA
9 8 (7.92%) MCP
10 7 (6.93%) CCA
10 7 (6.93%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (6.93%) CCEA
10 7 (6.93%) CCEE
10 7 (6.93%) Degree
11 4 (3.96%) MCTS
12 3 (2.97%) VCP5
12 3 (2.97%) VCP4
13 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (67.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
2 45 (44.55%) VMware ESX
3 18 (17.82%) XenApp
4 14 (13.86%) vCloud
5 13 (12.87%) XenDesktop
6 9 (8.91%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.96%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.97%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (19.80%) NetBackup
2 16 (15.84%) Backup Exec
3 12 (11.88%) SCCM
4 9 (8.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (7.92%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (4.95%) WSUS
7 3 (2.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 100 (99.01%) VMware
2 53 (52.48%) Microsoft
3 36 (35.64%) Citrix
4 27 (26.73%) Cisco
5 25 (24.75%) HP
6 23 (22.77%) Symantec
7 14 (13.86%) Dell
8 12 (11.88%) Brocade
8 12 (11.88%) NetApp
8 12 (11.88%) Veritas
9 11 (10.89%) Red Hat
10 10 (9.90%) EMC
11 9 (8.91%) AppSense
12 8 (7.92%) McAfee
13 7 (6.93%) IBM
14 6 (5.94%) Avaya
14 6 (5.94%) SAP
15 4 (3.96%) Veeam
15 4 (3.96%) SonicWALL
16 3 (2.97%) Juniper
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