The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 67 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.15% - 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.27% - 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £29,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
System Software Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
79 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 12.06% 8.06% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 70 37 41
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Wiltshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (45.45%) XenApp
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (27.27%) Migration
8 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
8 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) MCSE
8 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
8 3 (27.27%) HND
8 3 (27.27%) VB
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 2 (18.18%) IIS
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) XenApp
4 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Isilon
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) AppSense