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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 203 200 209
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 50 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.77% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 6.62% 6.41% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 29
Median salary £47,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
755 718 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.33% 12.01% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 608 595 609
Median salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +13 14 £62,500 +47.05%
Wiltshire 0 12 £31,500 -25.88%
Gloucestershire -14 10 £52,500 +30.43% 2
Somerset +2 9 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Devon +11 5 £31,000 +12.72%
Cornwall - 1 £40,000 - 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 78 (74.29%) Windows
2 74 (70.48%) VMware
3 60 (57.14%) Linux
4 53 (50.48%) Microsoft
5 43 (40.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (39.05%) Security Cleared
7 40 (38.10%) Windows Server
8 37 (35.24%) SC Cleared
9 36 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (33.33%) Firewall
10 35 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 34 (32.38%) ITIL
12 27 (25.71%) Unix
12 27 (25.71%) MS Exchange
13 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (23.81%) Cisco
14 25 (23.81%) SQL
15 23 (21.90%) MS Excel
16 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
16 22 (20.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (20.95%) DevOps
17 20 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (19.05%) MCSE
18 19 (18.10%) Bash Shell
18 19 (18.10%) Puppet
18 19 (18.10%) Python
18 19 (18.10%) SAN
18 19 (18.10%) Red Hat
18 19 (18.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 19 (18.10%) Scrum

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 27 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (15.24%) CloudStack
3 16 (15.24%) OpenStack
4 11 (10.48%) JBoss
4 11 (10.48%) WebLogic
4 11 (10.48%) WebSphere
4 11 (10.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.76%) IIS
6 5 (4.76%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.81%) Apache Pig
7 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.95%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Infor CRM
1 3 (2.86%) Line 500
1 3 (2.86%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.14%) Office 365
2 15 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) IaaS
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.95%) PaaS
4 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.33%) Firewall
2 19 (18.10%) SAN
3 16 (15.24%) TCP/IP
4 15 (14.29%) DNS
4 15 (14.29%) VPN
5 12 (11.43%) DHCP
5 12 (11.43%) Network Security
6 11 (10.48%) VLAN
7 10 (9.52%) WAN
8 9 (8.57%) LAN
9 7 (6.67%) NAS
10 6 (5.71%) SSL
11 5 (4.76%) Wireshark
12 4 (3.81%) HTTP
13 3 (2.86%) Internet
13 3 (2.86%) IP Telephony
13 3 (2.86%) Wireless
14 2 (1.90%) OSPF
14 2 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (1.90%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) MySQL
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.81%) Apache Hive
4 4 (3.81%) Big Data
4 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.48%) Subversion
2 11 (10.48%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (3.81%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.81%) CodeSonar
3 4 (3.81%) git-flow
3 4 (3.81%) JIRA
3 4 (3.81%) Robot Framework
3 4 (3.81%) Selenium
4 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (0.95%) Advertising
2 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.95%) Back Office
2 1 (0.95%) Electronics
2 1 (0.95%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (20.95%) Support Engineer
2 21 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (18.10%) VMware Engineer
5 18 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (12.38%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (10.48%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (8.57%) Analyst
11 8 (7.62%) Desktop Support
12 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
12 7 (6.67%) Support Analyst
12 7 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
13 6 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
13 6 (5.71%) Administrator
13 6 (5.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 6 (5.71%) Senior VMware Engineer
13 6 (5.71%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.14%) .NET
2 15 (14.29%) LAMP
3 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.81%) Django
4 4 (3.81%) Java EE
4 4 (3.81%) Node.js
4 4 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.81%) REST
4 4 (3.81%) SOAP
4 4 (3.81%) Software Packaging
4 4 (3.81%) Spring MVC
4 4 (3.81%) STL
5 2 (1.90%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.95%) COM
6 1 (0.95%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.57%) iPad
3 5 (4.76%) Replication
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.86%) EPoS
5 2 (1.90%) Clustering
5 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.90%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.95%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.95%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.95%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 78 (74.29%) Windows
2 60 (57.14%) Linux
3 40 (38.10%) Windows Server
4 36 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (25.71%) Unix
6 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 14 (13.33%) Windows 8
10 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (11.43%) Windows XP
12 9 (8.57%) Ubuntu
13 8 (7.62%) Mac OS X
14 6 (5.71%) VMS
14 6 (5.71%) Windows 10
15 4 (3.81%) Android
15 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
16 3 (2.86%) Solaris
16 3 (2.86%) Windows 2000
16 3 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) ITIL
2 22 (20.95%) DevOps
2 22 (20.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (18.10%) Scrum
4 18 (17.14%) Service Delivery
5 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (14.29%) DSDM
6 15 (14.29%) RUP
7 14 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (10.48%) Auto-Scaling
8 11 (10.48%) Build Automation
8 11 (10.48%) OWASP
9 9 (8.57%) Change Control
9 9 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (7.62%) Migration
10 8 (7.62%) Time Management
11 7 (6.67%) Change Management
12 6 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.81%) SQL
2 19 (18.10%) Bash Shell
2 19 (18.10%) Python
3 15 (14.29%) Ruby
3 15 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.67%) C#
5 7 (6.67%) Java
6 6 (5.71%) C
7 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.81%) C++
8 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.81%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (39.05%) Security Cleared
2 37 (35.24%) SC Cleared
3 20 (19.05%) MCSE
3 20 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (18.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (13.33%) CCNA
5 14 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (5.71%) MCSA
6 6 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (5.71%) Security+ Certification
6 6 (5.71%) VCP6
7 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.81%) CISSP
8 4 (3.81%) Degree
8 4 (3.81%) GIAC
8 4 (3.81%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (3.81%) SANS
8 4 (3.81%) SSCP
9 3 (2.86%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (40.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (17.14%) XenServer
4 16 (15.24%) Xen
5 13 (12.38%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (7.62%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
7 6 (5.71%) XenApp
8 5 (4.76%) vCloud
9 4 (3.81%) Docker
9 4 (3.81%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.86%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.90%) KVM
11 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.95%) Postfix
12 1 (0.95%) Squid
12 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (18.10%) Puppet
2 17 (16.19%) Tivoli
3 15 (14.29%) Cobbler
3 15 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (14.29%) Salt
4 14 (13.33%) Backup Exec
4 14 (13.33%) SCCM
5 11 (10.48%) Ansible
5 11 (10.48%) Terraform
6 7 (6.67%) WSUS
7 6 (5.71%) NetBackup
8 5 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (2.86%) AirWatch
10 3 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (2.86%) SCOM
11 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (1.90%) Nagios
11 2 (1.90%) vMotion
12 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (70.48%) VMware
2 53 (50.48%) Microsoft
3 25 (23.81%) Cisco
4 19 (18.10%) Red Hat
5 17 (16.19%) HP
6 16 (15.24%) Oracle
7 15 (14.29%) EnterpriseDB
8 13 (12.38%) Citrix
9 12 (11.43%) Veeam
10 8 (7.62%) Dell
10 8 (7.62%) NetApp
11 6 (5.71%) Apple
11 6 (5.71%) IBM
11 6 (5.71%) Symantec
12 5 (4.76%) Riverbed
12 5 (4.76%) Sage
13 3 (2.86%) EMC
13 3 (2.86%) Intel Security
13 3 (2.86%) Meru Networks
13 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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