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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 162 178 147
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 93 58 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 0.93% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 11.48% 8.70% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 81 53 50
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £52,000 £45,100
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
810 667 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.71% 10.72% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 631 562 396
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Wiltshire +25 33 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Gloucestershire +6 25 £35,000 -23.91% 4
Dorset - 19 £50,000 -
Somerset - 15 £42,500 - 4
Devon -5 2 £27,125 -17.17% 1
Bristol -36 2 £46,250 +15.62% 2
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 170 (89.47%) VMware
2 144 (75.79%) Windows
3 116 (61.05%) Microsoft
4 107 (56.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 100 (52.63%) MS Exchange
6 66 (34.74%) Active Directory
7 62 (32.63%) SAN
7 62 (32.63%) Linux
8 61 (32.11%) ITIL
9 54 (28.42%) Citrix
9 54 (28.42%) SCCM
9 54 (28.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 50 (26.32%) TCP/IP
11 48 (25.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 45 (23.68%) SQL Server
13 39 (20.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (20.53%) Symantec
14 37 (19.47%) NetApp
14 37 (19.47%) SQL
15 36 (18.95%) DNS
15 36 (18.95%) Cisco
15 36 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
16 35 (18.42%) WAN
16 35 (18.42%) LAN
16 35 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
17 33 (17.37%) MCITP
17 33 (17.37%) Firewall
18 32 (16.84%) Migration
18 32 (16.84%) XenApp
18 32 (16.84%) Lync

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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
1 100 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 48 (25.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (16.84%) Lync
4 30 (15.79%) IIS
5 21 (11.05%) SharePoint
6 14 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (3.68%) Apache
9 6 (3.16%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.79%) Office 365
2 7 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.63%) SaaS
4 5 (2.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.53%) Route 53
5 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 62 (32.63%) SAN
2 50 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 36 (18.95%) DNS
4 35 (18.42%) WAN
4 35 (18.42%) LAN
5 33 (17.37%) Firewall
6 28 (14.74%) SSL
7 22 (11.58%) VPN
8 17 (8.95%) WLAN
8 17 (8.95%) NAS
9 16 (8.42%) Network Security
9 16 (8.42%) DHCP
10 15 (7.89%) SMTP
11 12 (6.32%) VLAN
12 11 (5.79%) IPsec
13 10 (5.26%) Wireless
14 8 (4.21%) FTP
15 7 (3.68%) HTTP
15 7 (3.68%) DMZ
15 7 (3.68%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.68%) MySQL
5 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (16.32%) Finance
2 9 (4.74%) Military
3 7 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.58%) Retail
4 3 (1.58%) Marketing
5 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (33.68%) Analyst
2 38 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (17.37%) Support Analyst
4 21 (11.05%) Storage Analyst
5 20 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 19 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 16 (8.42%) Team Leader
7 16 (8.42%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (7.89%) Senior Support Analyst
9 14 (7.37%) Server Analyst
10 13 (6.84%) Administrator
10 13 (6.84%) Server Support Analyst
10 13 (6.84%) Server Support
10 13 (6.84%) Systems Support
10 13 (6.84%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (6.32%) Systems Support Analyst
12 11 (5.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 11 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (5.79%) Support Team Leader
13 9 (4.74%) Senior Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.63%) .NET
2 3 (1.58%) COM
3 2 (1.05%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.05%) LAMP
4 1 (0.53%) JSON
4 1 (0.53%) jQuery
4 1 (0.53%) HTML5
4 1 (0.53%) REST
4 1 (0.53%) CSS3
4 1 (0.53%) CSS
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.47%) Clustering
2 14 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.84%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.79%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.68%) CESG
5 7 (3.68%) EqualLogic
6 6 (3.16%) Replication
7 4 (2.11%) Life Science
8 3 (1.58%) PDA
8 3 (1.58%) IVR
9 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 144 (75.79%) Windows
2 62 (32.63%) Linux
3 36 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (13.16%) Data ONTAP
7 22 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (8.42%) CentOS
9 14 (7.37%) Windows 7
10 13 (6.84%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.58%) UNIX
12 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.05%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.05%) Android
12 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.53%) HPUX
13 1 (0.53%) Solaris
13 1 (0.53%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.11%) ITIL
2 32 (16.84%) Migration
3 26 (13.68%) ITIL V3
4 23 (12.11%) Project Management
5 22 (11.58%) Capacity Management
6 15 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.84%) Service Management
8 12 (6.32%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.79%) Time Management
10 10 (5.26%) DevOps
11 9 (4.74%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (4.74%) Load Balancing
11 9 (4.74%) Scrum
11 9 (4.74%) Information Security
11 9 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.74%) Document Management
12 8 (4.21%) Change Management
12 8 (4.21%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (4.21%) Mobile Device Management
13 7 (3.68%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.47%) SQL
2 29 (15.26%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.84%) C
4 10 (5.26%) VBScript
5 7 (3.68%) PHP
6 4 (2.11%) Python
6 4 (2.11%) Perl
7 3 (1.58%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.58%) Ruby
8 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (28.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 39 (20.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (17.37%) MCITP
4 31 (16.32%) Security Cleared
5 27 (14.21%) MCSE
6 21 (11.05%) MCSA
7 18 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (8.95%) CCNA
9 15 (7.89%) NCDA
9 15 (7.89%) NCIE
9 15 (7.89%) VCP5
10 12 (6.32%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (5.26%) DV Cleared
12 7 (3.68%) CISSP
12 7 (3.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (3.16%) SC Cleared
14 5 (2.63%) Degree
15 4 (2.11%) CCA
16 2 (1.05%) CCNP
17 1 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.68%) SLA
2 3 (1.58%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (56.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (34.74%) Active Directory
3 32 (16.84%) XenApp
4 24 (12.63%) Hyper-V
5 15 (7.89%) vCloud
6 12 (6.32%) XenServer
6 12 (6.32%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.21%) XenDesktop
8 7 (3.68%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.05%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.53%) Docker
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.53%) Postfix
12 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (28.42%) SCCM
2 24 (12.63%) NetBackup
3 23 (12.11%) Backup Exec
4 22 (11.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 21 (11.05%) WSUS
6 20 (10.53%) SCOM
7 12 (6.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 8 (4.21%) Zenoss
8 8 (4.21%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (1.58%) Nagios
9 3 (1.58%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.58%) vMotion
10 2 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.53%) Puppet
11 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.53%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.53%) Ansible
11 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 170 (89.47%) VMware
2 116 (61.05%) Microsoft
3 54 (28.42%) Citrix
4 39 (20.53%) Symantec
5 37 (19.47%) NetApp
6 36 (18.95%) Cisco
7 23 (12.11%) HP
8 19 (10.00%) Dell
9 17 (8.95%) Sophos
10 13 (6.84%) Red Hat
11 12 (6.32%) IBM
11 12 (6.32%) MobileIron
12 11 (5.79%) Avaya
13 7 (3.68%) Veeam
14 5 (2.63%) Oracle
15 3 (1.58%) Websense
15 3 (1.58%) 3PAR
16 2 (1.05%) Dell KACE
16 2 (1.05%) Wyse
16 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
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