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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 179 196 168
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -28
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 66 39 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 0.67% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 9.66% 7.44% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 61 26 54
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
683 524 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.88% 9.00% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 604 446 534
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +21 39 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -7 11 £32,500 -29.34%
Devon -9 7 £35,000 -10.25%
Wiltshire -8 6 £52,500 +54.41% 1
Bristol -14 3 £45,000 +35.33%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 93 (97.89%) VMware
2 77 (81.05%) Windows
3 67 (70.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (66.32%) Microsoft
5 59 (62.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 56 (58.95%) MS Exchange
7 52 (54.74%) SAN
8 51 (53.68%) Citrix
9 46 (48.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 40 (42.11%) Lync
11 38 (40.00%) Project Management
11 38 (40.00%) XenDesktop
12 36 (37.89%) TCP/IP
12 36 (37.89%) EMC
12 36 (37.89%) XenApp
13 35 (36.84%) MCSE
14 32 (33.68%) AppSense
15 31 (32.63%) VMware ESX
16 28 (29.47%) Active Directory
16 28 (29.47%) CCA
16 28 (29.47%) Citrix Certification
16 28 (29.47%) CCEA
16 28 (29.47%) CCEE
16 28 (29.47%) NetScaler
17 26 (27.37%) LAN
17 26 (27.37%) WAN
17 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 25 (26.32%) Linux
19 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
20 22 (23.16%) SSL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (58.95%) MS Exchange
2 40 (42.11%) Lync
3 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (12.63%) IIS
4 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (2.11%) JBoss
8 2 (2.11%) Apache
8 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) MS Project
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (54.74%) SAN
2 36 (37.89%) TCP/IP
3 28 (29.47%) NetScaler
4 26 (27.37%) WAN
4 26 (27.37%) LAN
5 22 (23.16%) SSL
6 19 (20.00%) NAS
7 15 (15.79%) Firewall
8 14 (14.74%) DNS
9 13 (13.68%) VPN
9 13 (13.68%) IPsec
10 10 (10.53%) DHCP
10 10 (10.53%) WLAN
11 6 (6.32%) Wireless
12 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.05%) BIG-IP
13 1 (1.05%) Network Security
13 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
13 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (4.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Law
3 1 (1.05%) Games
3 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (32.63%) Consultant
2 29 (30.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 17 (17.89%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 17 (17.89%) Senior Consultant
3 17 (17.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (16.84%) Analyst
5 10 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Administrator
7 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technician
8 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Support Specialist
10 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.11%) J2EE
3 1 (1.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.16%) Open Source
1 3 (3.16%) EqualLogic
2 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.11%) EMC Centera
3 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (81.05%) Windows
2 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (26.32%) Linux
4 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.84%) CentOS
5 16 (16.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.42%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.37%) Windows Vista
9 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.11%) HPUX
10 2 (2.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.00%) Project Management
2 10 (10.53%) Migration
3 6 (6.32%) ITIL
3 6 (6.32%) Capacity Management
4 5 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.21%) Service Management
5 4 (4.21%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.21%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.21%) Project Planning
5 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.11%) Web Development
6 2 (2.11%) Software Architecture
6 2 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.11%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.11%) Benchmarking
7 1 (1.05%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.05%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.16%) Java
3 2 (2.11%) Perl
3 2 (2.11%) C
3 2 (2.11%) C#
3 2 (2.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (62.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 46 (48.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (36.84%) MCSE
4 28 (29.47%) CCA
4 28 (29.47%) Citrix Certification
4 28 (29.47%) CCEA
4 28 (29.47%) CCEE
5 18 (18.95%) MCP
6 15 (15.79%) MCITP
7 14 (14.74%) VCP5
8 13 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (13.68%) MCSA
8 13 (13.68%) CCNP
9 12 (12.63%) VCP4
10 5 (5.26%) MCTS
11 4 (4.21%) Degree
11 4 (4.21%) DV Cleared
11 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.11%) NCDA
12 2 (2.11%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (70.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 36 (37.89%) XenApp
4 31 (32.63%) VMware ESX
5 28 (29.47%) Active Directory
6 14 (14.74%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (14.74%) vCloud
7 4 (4.21%) XenServer
7 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.16%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) SCCM
2 11 (11.58%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.16%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.05%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.05%) SCOM
6 1 (1.05%) WSUS
6 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 93 (97.89%) VMware
2 63 (66.32%) Microsoft
3 51 (53.68%) Citrix
4 36 (37.89%) EMC
5 32 (33.68%) AppSense
6 22 (23.16%) HP
7 20 (21.05%) Cisco
8 19 (20.00%) Dell
9 12 (12.63%) SAP
10 10 (10.53%) IBM
10 10 (10.53%) Avaya
11 9 (9.47%) Symantec
12 7 (7.37%) SonicWALL
12 7 (7.37%) Veeam
13 4 (4.21%) Webroot
13 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.21%) NetApp
14 2 (2.11%) Veritas
14 2 (2.11%) McAfee
14 2 (2.11%) Juniper
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