The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 75 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.14% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 7.84% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £29,500 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.48% +14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

System Software Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
107 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 14.62% 8.06% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 93 45 45
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,350 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

vSphere
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Swindon region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Swindon

vSphere
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) IBM