The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 81 84 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.83% 0.98% 1.73%
As % of the System Software category 6.29% 8.47% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 16
Average salary £33,500 £45,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.77% +7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £37,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
South West

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

System Software Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
143 118 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.25% 11.61% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 107 115 103
Average salary £34,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Wiltshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chippenham - 5 £30,500 -
Swindon -8 2 £34,000 -25.68%
Salisbury - 1 £45,000 -
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
3 12 (80.00%) SAN
4 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (53.33%) VPN
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (46.67%) ITIL
6 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (46.67%) NAS
6 7 (46.67%) vCloud
7 6 (40.00%) IPsec
7 6 (40.00%) CentOS
7 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (40.00%) SSL
7 6 (40.00%) CCNP
8 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 3 (20.00%) IIS
10 3 (20.00%) Symantec
10 3 (20.00%) IVR
10 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
10 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) SAN
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (53.33%) VPN
4 7 (46.67%) NAS
5 6 (40.00%) IPsec
5 6 (40.00%) SSL
6 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 1 (6.67%) SMTP
8 1 (6.67%) DHCP
8 1 (6.67%) FTP
8 1 (6.67%) HTTP
8 1 (6.67%) DNS
8 1 (6.67%) DMZ
8 1 (6.67%) X.400
8 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Server Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Server Support
7 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) IVR
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) CentOS
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (46.67%) vCloud
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft