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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 181 194 152
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -42
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 62 35 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.62% 1.23%
As % of the System Software category 8.59% 6.90% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 57 26 64
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
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
722 507 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.07% 9.02% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 623 439 551
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,507 £23,680 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +22 40 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Wiltshire -2 9 £52,500 +13.51% 6
Bristol -5 5 £37,500 +12.78% 1
Gloucestershire -12 4 £30,000 -34.78%
Devon -19 4 £35,000 -10.25% 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 90 (90.00%) Windows
3 76 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (64.00%) Microsoft
5 59 (59.00%) SAN
5 59 (59.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 58 (58.00%) MS Exchange
7 50 (50.00%) Citrix
8 45 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 44 (44.00%) Lync
10 42 (42.00%) TCP/IP
11 41 (41.00%) VMware ESX
12 38 (38.00%) XenDesktop
13 37 (37.00%) Project Management
14 36 (36.00%) EMC
14 36 (36.00%) MCSE
15 33 (33.00%) AppSense
16 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (31.00%) Linux
18 30 (30.00%) Active Directory
19 29 (29.00%) XenApp
20 28 (28.00%) CCEE
20 28 (28.00%) NetScaler
20 28 (28.00%) CCA
20 28 (28.00%) Citrix Certification
20 28 (28.00%) CCEA
21 24 (24.00%) HP
21 24 (24.00%) WAN
21 24 (24.00%) LAN
22 23 (23.00%) MS Excel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 58 (58.00%) MS Exchange
2 44 (44.00%) Lync
3 16 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (12.00%) IIS
6 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (6.00%) JBoss
7 6 (6.00%) Apache
7 6 (6.00%) WebLogic
8 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (23.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (59.00%) SAN
2 42 (42.00%) TCP/IP
3 28 (28.00%) NetScaler
4 24 (24.00%) WAN
4 24 (24.00%) LAN
5 23 (23.00%) SSL
6 21 (21.00%) NAS
7 19 (19.00%) DNS
8 18 (18.00%) DHCP
8 18 (18.00%) Firewall
9 16 (16.00%) VPN
10 15 (15.00%) IPsec
11 7 (7.00%) WLAN
12 6 (6.00%) Wireless
13 3 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (2.00%) Network Security
14 2 (2.00%) MPLS
15 1 (1.00%) OSPF
15 1 (1.00%) BGP
15 1 (1.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) MySQL
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Games
2 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (32.00%) Consultant
2 29 (29.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 25 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (17.00%) Senior Consultant
4 17 (17.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 12 (12.00%) Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Administrator
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
10 4 (4.00%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 2 (2.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) J2EE
2 2 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.00%) Open Source
2 3 (3.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.00%) EMC Centera
4 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 90 (90.00%) Windows
2 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (31.00%) Linux
4 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.00%) CentOS
5 17 (17.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (12.00%) Windows XP
7 11 (11.00%) Windows Vista
8 10 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.00%) Windows 2000
9 6 (6.00%) HPUX
9 6 (6.00%) Solaris
10 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) Project Management
2 12 (12.00%) ITIL
3 8 (8.00%) Migration
4 7 (7.00%) Identity Management
5 6 (6.00%) Web Development
5 6 (6.00%) Software Architecture
5 6 (6.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.00%) Service Management
6 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.00%) Java
3 6 (6.00%) Perl
3 6 (6.00%) C#
3 6 (6.00%) C++
4 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.00%) C
6 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (59.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 45 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (36.00%) MCSE
4 28 (28.00%) CCA
4 28 (28.00%) Citrix Certification
4 28 (28.00%) CCEA
4 28 (28.00%) CCEE
5 18 (18.00%) MCP
6 15 (15.00%) CCNP
6 15 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (14.00%) MCSA
7 14 (14.00%) VCP5
8 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (13.00%) MCITP
9 12 (12.00%) VCP4
10 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (8.00%) DV Cleared
11 5 (5.00%) Degree
11 5 (5.00%) MCTS
12 2 (2.00%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (41.00%) VMware ESX
3 38 (38.00%) XenDesktop
4 30 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 29 (29.00%) XenApp
6 16 (16.00%) vCloud
7 14 (14.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.00%) XenServer
8 4 (4.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.00%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) Backup Exec
2 10 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 9 (9.00%) SCCM
4 8 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.00%) WSUS
7 1 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.00%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 50 (50.00%) Citrix
4 36 (36.00%) EMC
5 33 (33.00%) AppSense
6 24 (24.00%) HP
7 21 (21.00%) Cisco
8 17 (17.00%) Dell
9 14 (14.00%) Symantec
10 12 (12.00%) SAP
11 8 (8.00%) IBM
11 8 (8.00%) NetApp
12 7 (7.00%) Avaya
12 7 (7.00%) Veeam
13 6 (6.00%) SonicWALL
13 6 (6.00%) Brocade
13 6 (6.00%) Veritas
13 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
14 5 (5.00%) McAfee
15 4 (4.00%) Webroot
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