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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / South West
Rank 193 189 189
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 34 51 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.93% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 5.33% 7.45% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 61
Median salary £45,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
638 685 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.85% 12.49% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 505 624 606
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,800 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +25 12 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Somerset - 9 £42,500 -
Bristol +5 6 £67,500 +80.00% 1
Gloucestershire -42 4 £36,000 +0.69%
Cornwall - 1 £20,500 - 1
Devon - 1 £25,000 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 51 (64.56%) Microsoft
3 49 (62.03%) Linux
4 40 (50.63%) VMware
5 32 (40.51%) Firewall
6 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
7 27 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (34.18%) ITIL
8 24 (30.38%) SQL
9 21 (26.58%) Python
9 21 (26.58%) SC Cleared
9 21 (26.58%) Bash Shell
10 20 (25.32%) Windows Server
10 20 (25.32%) MS Excel
11 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
11 19 (24.05%) HP
11 19 (24.05%) Unix
11 19 (24.05%) Scrum
11 19 (24.05%) Puppet
12 18 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (22.78%) .NET
12 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
12 18 (22.78%) CCNA
13 17 (21.52%) Tivoli
13 17 (21.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
13 17 (21.52%) SCCM
13 17 (21.52%) DevOps
14 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP

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 13 (16.46%) CloudStack
3 12 (15.19%) MS Exchange
4 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (10.13%) JBoss
5 8 (10.13%) WebLogic
5 8 (10.13%) WebSphere
5 8 (10.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (8.86%) Apache Pig
7 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.53%) IIS
10 1 (1.27%) Apache
10 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (25.32%) 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 14 (17.72%) Office 365
2 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (40.51%) Firewall
2 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.72%) HTTP
4 12 (15.19%) DHCP
4 12 (15.19%) DNS
5 11 (13.92%) Network Security
6 9 (11.39%) SAN
6 9 (11.39%) VLAN
7 8 (10.13%) LAN
7 8 (10.13%) SSL
8 7 (8.86%) DMZ
8 7 (8.86%) FTP
8 7 (8.86%) SMTP
8 7 (8.86%) Wireless
8 7 (8.86%) X.400
9 6 (7.59%) VPN
9 6 (7.59%) WAN
10 5 (6.33%) SNMP
11 4 (5.06%) IP Telephony
12 3 (3.80%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.92%) MySQL
3 7 (8.86%) Apache Hive
3 7 (8.86%) Big Data
3 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.66%) TeamCity
3 8 (10.13%) Subversion
4 7 (8.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (8.86%) Bitbucket
4 7 (8.86%) CodeSonar
4 7 (8.86%) git-flow
4 7 (8.86%) JIRA
4 7 (8.86%) Robot Framework
4 7 (8.86%) Selenium
5 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.53%) 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 15 (18.99%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Network Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.33%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) .NET
2 15 (18.99%) LAMP
3 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.86%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.86%) Django
4 7 (8.86%) Java EE
4 7 (8.86%) Node.js
4 7 (8.86%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (8.86%) REST
4 7 (8.86%) SOAP
4 7 (8.86%) Spring MVC
4 7 (8.86%) STL
5 4 (5.06%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.86%) CESG
4 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.59%) Replication
5 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.06%) e-Health
6 4 (5.06%) EPoS
7 2 (2.53%) CCTV
7 2 (2.53%) Clustering
7 2 (2.53%) iPad
8 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 49 (62.03%) Linux
3 20 (25.32%) Windows Server
4 19 (24.05%) Unix
5 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (13.92%) Mac OS X
8 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (10.13%) Windows 7
9 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
10 7 (8.86%) Android
10 7 (8.86%) Apple iOS
10 7 (8.86%) Windows 8
11 5 (6.33%) VMS
12 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
13 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
14 2 (2.53%) Solaris
15 1 (1.27%) AIX
15 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) ITIL
2 19 (24.05%) Scrum
3 17 (21.52%) DevOps
3 17 (21.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.72%) Configuration Management
6 13 (16.46%) Service Delivery
7 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.19%) DSDM
7 12 (15.19%) RUP
7 12 (15.19%) Virtual Environments
8 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (10.13%) Auto-Scaling
10 8 (10.13%) Build Automation
10 8 (10.13%) OWASP
11 7 (8.86%) Kanban
11 7 (8.86%) Multithreading
11 7 (8.86%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (8.86%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) SQL
2 21 (26.58%) Bash Shell
2 21 (26.58%) Python
3 14 (17.72%) PowerShell
4 12 (15.19%) Ruby
4 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
5 10 (12.66%) C#
5 10 (12.66%) Java
6 8 (10.13%) C
7 7 (8.86%) C++
7 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.86%) Objective-C
7 7 (8.86%) PHP
8 5 (6.33%) VB
9 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.27%) Groovy
10 1 (1.27%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (26.58%) SC Cleared
3 18 (22.78%) CCNA
3 18 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (18.99%) DV Cleared
4 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (17.72%) CISSP
5 14 (17.72%) MCSE
6 8 (10.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (8.86%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (8.86%) Degree
7 7 (8.86%) GIAC
7 7 (8.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (8.86%) Linux+ Certification
7 7 (8.86%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (8.86%) SANS
7 7 (8.86%) Security+ Certification
7 7 (8.86%) SSCP
8 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (3.80%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
3 15 (18.99%) XenServer
4 13 (16.46%) Xen
5 9 (11.39%) Docker
6 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
7 6 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.80%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.53%) KVM
9 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.27%) Postfix
10 1 (1.27%) Snort
10 1 (1.27%) Squid
10 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.27%) XenApp
10 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (24.05%) Puppet
2 17 (21.52%) SCCM
2 17 (21.52%) Tivoli
3 15 (18.99%) Salt
4 12 (15.19%) Cobbler
4 12 (15.19%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (12.66%) Ansible
6 9 (11.39%) SCOM
7 8 (10.13%) Terraform
8 6 (7.59%) Backup Exec
8 6 (7.59%) Nagios
8 6 (7.59%) OpenView
9 5 (6.33%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (6.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (5.06%) NetBackup
11 3 (3.80%) WSUS
12 2 (2.53%) Kubernetes
12 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (2.53%) Rancher
Vendors
1 51 (64.56%) Microsoft
2 40 (50.63%) VMware
3 19 (24.05%) HP
4 13 (16.46%) Oracle
5 12 (15.19%) EnterpriseDB
6 11 (13.92%) Cisco
6 11 (13.92%) Red Hat
7 8 (10.13%) Veeam
8 6 (7.59%) IBM
9 5 (6.33%) BMC
9 5 (6.33%) Compuware
10 4 (5.06%) Apple
10 4 (5.06%) CA
10 4 (5.06%) Dynatrace
10 4 (5.06%) Juniper
10 4 (5.06%) Nimsoft
11 3 (3.80%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.80%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (3.80%) Citrix
11 3 (3.80%) Sage
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