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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.69% 0.14% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 1.05% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £42,500 £29,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.06% -37.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
54 95 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 10.13% 13.55% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 53 82 37
Average salary £38,533 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.44% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 4 September 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
3 13 (81.25%) WSUS
3 13 (81.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (68.75%) MCITP
4 11 (68.75%) MCSE
4 11 (68.75%) MCSA
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (62.50%) NetBackup
5 10 (62.50%) Backup Exec
5 10 (62.50%) Symantec
5 10 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (62.50%) Sophos
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Line Management
9 2 (12.50%) Firewall
10 1 (6.25%) Fedora
10 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (6.25%) .NET
10 1 (6.25%) CSS
10 1 (6.25%) Web Services
10 1 (6.25%) HTML
10 1 (6.25%) Java

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Team Leader
2 11 (68.75%) Server Support Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Server Support
2 11 (68.75%) Support Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Server Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Senior Server Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Support Team Leader
3 10 (62.50%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Fedora
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (68.75%) MCITP
2 11 (68.75%) MCSE
2 11 (68.75%) MCSA
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) WSUS
2 10 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 10 (62.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (6.25%) Cobbler
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Symantec
3 10 (62.50%) Sophos
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Talend