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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 207 145 120
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -25
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 31 66 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 1.30% 1.80%
As % of the System Software category 4.73% 15.49% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 96
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,375
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
655 426 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.53% 8.37% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 577 365 613
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Wiltshire 0 9 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bristol -12 8 £31,000 -7.46%
Devon -18 5 £36,500 -5.80% 4
Dorset -28 4 £46,250 +32.14% 4
Gloucestershire -8 3 £46,000 +61.40% 1
Cornwall - 1 £19,250 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 97 (98.98%) VMware
2 88 (89.80%) Windows
3 62 (63.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (48.98%) VMware ESX
5 46 (46.94%) SAN
6 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (44.90%) Microsoft
7 44 (44.90%) Active Directory
7 44 (44.90%) TCP/IP
8 41 (41.84%) Linux
9 39 (39.80%) DHCP
10 38 (38.78%) MS Exchange
11 34 (34.69%) DNS
12 32 (32.65%) Cisco
13 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (28.57%) Citrix
14 28 (28.57%) Security Cleared
15 27 (27.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (27.55%) Firewall
16 26 (26.53%) HP
16 26 (26.53%) Lync
17 25 (25.51%) Symantec
18 24 (24.49%) Windows XP
19 23 (23.47%) IIS
19 23 (23.47%) NetBackup
19 23 (23.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 22 (22.45%) MySQL
20 22 (22.45%) SQL
21 21 (21.43%) ITIL
21 21 (21.43%) VPN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 26 (26.53%) Lync
3 23 (23.47%) IIS
4 21 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (15.31%) Apache
6 15 (15.31%) WebLogic
7 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2000
8 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
9 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (46.94%) SAN
2 44 (44.90%) TCP/IP
3 39 (39.80%) DHCP
4 34 (34.69%) DNS
5 27 (27.55%) Firewall
6 21 (21.43%) VPN
7 19 (19.39%) SSL
8 15 (15.31%) LAN
8 15 (15.31%) WAN
9 11 (11.22%) IPsec
9 11 (11.22%) NAS
10 8 (8.16%) SMTP
11 7 (7.14%) HTTP
12 6 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (6.12%) WLAN
13 3 (3.06%) Intranet
13 3 (3.06%) VLAN
13 3 (3.06%) PABX
13 3 (3.06%) Structured Cabling
14 2 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.45%) MySQL
2 20 (20.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.06%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.04%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (40.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (19.39%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (11.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Administrator
6 8 (8.16%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.08%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.06%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) J2EE
2 11 (11.22%) HTML
3 7 (7.14%) XML
4 4 (4.08%) Web Services
4 4 (4.08%) .NET
5 2 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.08%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.04%) iPad
3 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.02%) Open Source
4 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) Clustering
4 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 88 (89.80%) Windows
2 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (41.84%) Linux
4 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (24.49%) Windows XP
6 20 (20.41%) Windows 8
7 19 (19.39%) Windows Vista
8 16 (16.33%) CentOS
9 15 (15.31%) HPUX
9 15 (15.31%) Solaris
10 14 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (11.22%) Windows 2000
12 8 (8.16%) Windows 7
13 3 (3.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) ITIL
2 15 (15.31%) Web Development
2 15 (15.31%) Software Architecture
3 14 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 10 (10.20%) Project Management
5 8 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.12%) Migration
8 5 (5.10%) Service Management
8 5 (5.10%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (4.08%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.08%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.08%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.08%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.08%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.45%) SQL
2 15 (15.31%) Perl
2 15 (15.31%) Java
3 12 (12.24%) C#
3 12 (12.24%) C++
4 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.04%) VBScript
5 2 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (23.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (19.39%) MCSE
5 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
6 17 (17.35%) DV Cleared
7 14 (14.29%) MCITP
8 13 (13.27%) MCSA
9 12 (12.24%) CCNP
9 12 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (7.14%) Degree
11 5 (5.10%) MCP
12 4 (4.08%) MCTS
13 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (1.02%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (63.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (48.98%) VMware ESX
3 44 (44.90%) Active Directory
4 11 (11.22%) vCloud
5 9 (9.18%) XenApp
6 5 (5.10%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.08%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.06%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (23.47%) NetBackup
2 15 (15.31%) Backup Exec
3 12 (12.24%) SCCM
4 8 (8.16%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (5.10%) WSUS
6 3 (3.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (98.98%) VMware
2 44 (44.90%) Microsoft
3 32 (32.65%) Cisco
4 28 (28.57%) Citrix
5 26 (26.53%) HP
6 25 (25.51%) Symantec
7 15 (15.31%) JBoss
7 15 (15.31%) Brocade
7 15 (15.31%) NetApp
7 15 (15.31%) Veritas
8 13 (13.27%) Red Hat
8 13 (13.27%) Dell
9 8 (8.16%) McAfee
10 7 (7.14%) IBM
11 6 (6.12%) Avaya
12 4 (4.08%) CommVault
13 3 (3.06%) AppSense
13 3 (3.06%) Juniper
14 2 (2.04%) Apple
14 2 (2.04%) Oracle
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Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Unlimited Training
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Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £50,000 dependent on experience
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Bournemouth
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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