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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 55 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.79% 1.40% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 5.63% 12.07% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £35,750 £46,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.11% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,900 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
71 58 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 14.03% 11.62% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62 58 47
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,300 £28,026
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Server Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Server Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Server Support
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos