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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.75% 1.03% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 17.31% 13.89% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 10.10% 7.44% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 52 35 22
Average salary £42,500 £45,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.59% -3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £29,950 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Swindon

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (47.06%) MCITP
7 7 (41.18%) Firewall
8 6 (35.29%) Citrix
8 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (35.29%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (29.41%) XenApp
9 5 (29.41%) Network Security
9 5 (29.41%) LDAP
10 4 (23.53%) ITIL
10 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
10 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
10 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
11 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
11 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 3 (17.65%) Degree
11 3 (17.65%) Finance
11 3 (17.65%) Migration

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 5 (29.41%) LDAP
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
1 7 (41.18%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) IT Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Support
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Support
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (47.06%) MCITP
2 6 (35.29%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (17.65%) HND
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) XenApp
4 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
5 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.88%) vCloud
6 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) AppSense
5 1 (5.88%) Isilon
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago