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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / South West
Rank 200 177 180
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 32 76 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 1.31% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 5.19% 9.26% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 30 52 54
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £29,200 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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
617 821 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.20% 14.16% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 508 725 609
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +19 16 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Bristol -4 6 £36,250 -22.87% 2
Somerset -1 5 £42,500 +15.64%
Cornwall - 2 £30,250 -
Gloucestershire -45 1 - -
Devon - 1 £25,000 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 46 (71.88%) Microsoft
3 42 (65.63%) Linux
4 33 (51.56%) VMware
5 27 (42.19%) Firewall
6 25 (39.06%) ITIL
7 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (31.25%) SQL
10 18 (28.13%) HP
10 18 (28.13%) Python
10 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
10 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
11 17 (26.56%) DV Cleared
11 17 (26.56%) Unix
11 17 (26.56%) Bash Shell
11 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
12 16 (25.00%) Puppet
12 16 (25.00%) CCNA
12 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (25.00%) SCCM
13 15 (23.44%) CISSP
13 15 (23.44%) HTTP
13 15 (23.44%) .NET
13 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (21.88%) Tivoli
14 14 (21.88%) Scrum
14 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
14 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development

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 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 12 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 10 (15.63%) CloudStack
2 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.94%) JBoss
3 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
3 7 (10.94%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.81%) Apache Pig
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.56%) Apache
8 1 (1.56%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Infor CRM
1 2 (3.13%) Line 500
1 2 (3.13%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.56%) G Suite
3 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.56%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) Firewall
2 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (23.44%) HTTP
4 13 (20.31%) DHCP
4 13 (20.31%) DNS
5 12 (18.75%) Network Security
6 10 (15.63%) DMZ
6 10 (15.63%) FTP
6 10 (15.63%) SMTP
6 10 (15.63%) X.400
7 7 (10.94%) SAN
8 6 (9.38%) LAN
8 6 (9.38%) SSL
9 5 (7.81%) SNMP
10 4 (6.25%) Wireless
11 3 (4.69%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (4.69%) IP Telephony
11 3 (4.69%) ISDN
11 3 (4.69%) WAN
11 3 (4.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
3 6 (9.38%) Big Data
4 5 (7.81%) Apache Hive
4 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.56%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.06%) TeamCity
3 7 (10.94%) Subversion
4 5 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (7.81%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.81%) CodeSonar
4 5 (7.81%) git-flow
4 5 (7.81%) JIRA
4 5 (7.81%) Robot Framework
4 5 (7.81%) Selenium
5 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.56%) Back Office
2 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Security Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Systems Support
7 4 (6.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) .NET
2 12 (18.75%) LAMP
3 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.81%) Django
4 5 (7.81%) Java EE
4 5 (7.81%) Node.js
4 5 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (7.81%) REST
4 5 (7.81%) SOAP
4 5 (7.81%) Spring MVC
4 5 (7.81%) STL
5 3 (4.69%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.56%) Google Maps API
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.56%) OAuth
6 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.63%) CESG
3 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
4 7 (10.94%) Replication
5 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.25%) e-Health
7 3 (4.69%) EPoS
8 2 (3.13%) CCTV
8 2 (3.13%) Clustering
9 1 (1.56%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.56%) HP Storage
9 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 42 (65.63%) Linux
3 17 (26.56%) Unix
3 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.81%) Android
8 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.69%) Solaris
11 2 (3.13%) VMS
11 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.56%) AIX
12 1 (1.56%) Fedora
12 1 (1.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) ITIL
2 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.88%) Scrum
3 13 (20.31%) DevOps
4 12 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 12 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (14.06%) DSDM
6 9 (14.06%) RUP
7 8 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
7 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.94%) Build Automation
8 7 (10.94%) OWASP
9 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (7.81%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) SQL
2 18 (28.13%) Python
3 17 (26.56%) Bash Shell
4 10 (15.63%) Ruby
5 9 (14.06%) C#
5 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
5 9 (14.06%) Shell Script
6 8 (12.50%) Java
7 7 (10.94%) C
8 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.38%) PHP
9 5 (7.81%) C++
9 5 (7.81%) Objective-C
9 5 (7.81%) VB
10 2 (3.13%) Perl
10 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.56%) AWK
11 1 (1.56%) Groovy
11 1 (1.56%) sed
11 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.56%) DV Cleared
4 16 (25.00%) CCNA
4 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (23.44%) CISSP
6 10 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (14.06%) MCSE
8 8 (12.50%) Degree
9 5 (7.81%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (7.81%) GIAC
9 5 (7.81%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (7.81%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (7.81%) SANS
9 5 (7.81%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (7.81%) SSCP
10 4 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (4.69%) MCSA
12 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (17.19%) Xen
4 10 (15.63%) XenServer
5 8 (12.50%) Docker
6 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.69%) ISA Server
9 2 (3.13%) KVM
9 2 (3.13%) XenApp
9 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.56%) iptables
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.56%) Postfix
10 1 (1.56%) Snort
10 1 (1.56%) Squid
10 1 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) Puppet
1 16 (25.00%) SCCM
2 14 (21.88%) Tivoli
3 13 (20.31%) Salt
4 11 (17.19%) Ansible
4 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (15.63%) SCOM
6 9 (14.06%) Cobbler
7 7 (10.94%) Terraform
8 6 (9.38%) Nagios
8 6 (9.38%) OpenView
9 5 (7.81%) Backup Exec
9 5 (7.81%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (7.81%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
11 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
12 2 (3.13%) Rancher
13 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 33 (51.56%) VMware
3 18 (28.13%) HP
4 11 (17.19%) Red Hat
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle
6 9 (14.06%) EnterpriseDB
7 8 (12.50%) Veeam
8 7 (10.94%) Cisco
9 5 (7.81%) BMC
9 5 (7.81%) CA
9 5 (7.81%) Compuware
9 5 (7.81%) IBM
10 4 (6.25%) 3PAR
10 4 (6.25%) Dynatrace
10 4 (6.25%) Nimsoft
11 3 (4.69%) Apple
11 3 (4.69%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (4.69%) Citrix
11 3 (4.69%) Juniper
12 2 (3.13%) Dell
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