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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 172 138 176
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +38
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 70 111 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 1.87% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 11.40% 12.85% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 53 88 64
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,077 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £46,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
614 864 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.65% 14.56% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 513 648 492
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,825 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,800 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Wiltshire +21 29 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Bristol +24 22 £42,563 +29.96% 3
Gloucestershire -14 11 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Devon +1 4 £23,750 -32.14%
Somerset -22 4 £26,548 -33.62% 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 137 (88.96%) VMware
2 123 (79.87%) Windows
3 82 (53.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (44.81%) Linux
5 65 (42.21%) Microsoft
5 65 (42.21%) Windows Server
6 61 (39.61%) Security Cleared
7 60 (38.96%) SC Cleared
8 58 (37.66%) ITIL
9 57 (37.01%) Firewall
10 55 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (33.77%) MS Exchange
12 47 (30.52%) Citrix
13 46 (29.87%) SAN
14 44 (28.57%) Cisco
15 40 (25.97%) Active Directory
16 37 (24.03%) NetApp
16 37 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
17 36 (23.38%) TCP/IP
17 36 (23.38%) SQL
18 34 (22.08%) SCCM
19 33 (21.43%) XenApp
20 32 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2010
21 29 (18.83%) Backup Exec
21 29 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
21 29 (18.83%) Symantec
22 28 (18.18%) DNS
22 28 (18.18%) vCloud
23 27 (17.53%) Data Centre
24 26 (16.88%) Unix

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 52 (33.77%) MS Exchange
2 32 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2000
5 15 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 13 (8.44%) Skype for Business
8 12 (7.79%) CloudStack
8 12 (7.79%) JBoss
8 12 (7.79%) OpenStack
8 12 (7.79%) WebLogic
8 12 (7.79%) WebSphere
8 12 (7.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (5.84%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (5.19%) IIS
11 8 (5.19%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (15.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.95%) Office 365
3 2 (1.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (37.01%) Firewall
2 46 (29.87%) SAN
3 36 (23.38%) TCP/IP
4 28 (18.18%) DNS
5 23 (14.94%) DHCP
6 19 (12.34%) NAS
7 15 (9.74%) VPN
8 9 (5.84%) Wireless
9 8 (5.19%) LAN
9 8 (5.19%) WAN
10 6 (3.90%) SSL
11 4 (2.60%) Internet
12 3 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (1.95%) SMTP
12 3 (1.95%) Wireshark
13 2 (1.30%) Network Security
13 2 (1.30%) OSPF
13 2 (1.30%) VoIP
14 1 (0.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.95%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Git (software)
1 12 (7.79%) Jenkins
1 12 (7.79%) Subversion
1 12 (7.79%) TeamCity
2 5 (3.25%) ClearQuest
3 3 (1.95%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (11.04%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Retail
3 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (25.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (18.83%) Analyst
3 25 (16.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 22 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 22 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 21 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (9.74%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
9 12 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (7.14%) Storage Analyst
10 11 (7.14%) Support Analyst
11 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 10 (6.49%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 9 (5.84%) Consultant
12 9 (5.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (5.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 9 (5.84%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.79%) .NET
1 12 (7.79%) LAMP
2 5 (3.25%) HTML
2 5 (3.25%) XML
3 3 (1.95%) COM
3 3 (1.95%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.53%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.04%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.84%) Clustering
4 8 (5.19%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.25%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.25%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.60%) SCADA
7 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.30%) iPad
7 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.30%) Replication
7 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.65%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.65%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.65%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 123 (79.87%) Windows
2 69 (44.81%) Linux
3 65 (42.21%) Windows Server
4 55 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (16.88%) Unix
8 17 (11.04%) Windows 8
9 16 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (10.39%) Windows 2000
10 15 (9.74%) Windows 10
11 12 (7.79%) Windows Vista
11 12 (7.79%) Windows XP
12 11 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (3.90%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.95%) CentOS
14 3 (1.95%) Solaris
15 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.66%) ITIL
2 23 (14.94%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.04%) Migration
4 16 (10.39%) Configuration Management
4 16 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (9.74%) Identity Management
5 15 (9.74%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (9.09%) RUP
7 13 (8.44%) DevOps
8 12 (7.79%) Auto-Scaling
8 12 (7.79%) Build Automation
8 12 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (7.79%) DSDM
8 12 (7.79%) ITIL V3
8 12 (7.79%) OWASP
8 12 (7.79%) Scrum
9 10 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (6.49%) Time Management
10 9 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.38%) SQL
2 12 (7.79%) Bash Shell
2 12 (7.79%) Python
2 12 (7.79%) Ruby
2 12 (7.79%) Shell Script
3 11 (7.14%) C
4 10 (6.49%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (39.61%) Security Cleared
2 60 (38.96%) SC Cleared
3 22 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (11.04%) MCSE
6 13 (8.44%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (8.44%) Degree
6 13 (8.44%) MCITP
7 12 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (7.79%) VCP5
8 11 (7.14%) CCNA
8 11 (7.14%) MCSA
9 8 (5.19%) HND
9 8 (5.19%) NCDA
9 8 (5.19%) NCIE
10 7 (4.55%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.25%) ISEB
11 5 (3.25%) ISTQB
11 5 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (2.60%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) SLA
2 5 (3.25%) QA
3 4 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (53.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (25.97%) Active Directory
3 33 (21.43%) XenApp
4 28 (18.18%) vCloud
5 17 (11.04%) VMware ESX
6 13 (8.44%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (8.44%) XenDesktop
7 12 (7.79%) Xen
7 12 (7.79%) XenServer
8 4 (2.60%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (2.60%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.60%) UAG
9 2 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.30%) Postfix
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (22.08%) SCCM
2 29 (18.83%) Backup Exec
3 26 (16.88%) NetBackup
4 23 (14.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 18 (11.69%) WSUS
6 16 (10.39%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (9.74%) SCOM
8 14 (9.09%) Tivoli
9 12 (7.79%) Ansible
9 12 (7.79%) Cobbler
9 12 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (7.79%) Puppet
9 12 (7.79%) Salt
9 12 (7.79%) Terraform
10 8 (5.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (1.95%) vRealize
14 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 2 (1.30%) vMotion
Vendors
1 137 (88.96%) VMware
2 65 (42.21%) Microsoft
3 47 (30.52%) Citrix
4 44 (28.57%) Cisco
5 37 (24.03%) NetApp
6 29 (18.83%) Symantec
7 22 (14.29%) HP
8 19 (12.34%) Red Hat
9 17 (11.04%) Intel Security
10 15 (9.74%) Sophos
11 12 (7.79%) EnterpriseDB
11 12 (7.79%) Oracle
12 10 (6.49%) EMC
13 8 (5.19%) Dell
14 7 (4.55%) IBM
15 6 (3.90%) AppSense
15 6 (3.90%) Remedy
16 5 (3.25%) SolarWinds
16 5 (3.25%) Sybase
16 5 (3.25%) Veeam
Somerset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago