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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 93 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.54% 0.82% 1.71%
As % of the System Software category 3.97% 8.42% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 18
Average salary £47,500 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
151 95 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.67% 9.73% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 142 87 104
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (93.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (93.33%) SAN
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (93.33%) NAS
2 14 (93.33%) vCloud
3 13 (86.67%) CentOS
3 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (86.67%) VPN
3 13 (86.67%) SSL
3 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (86.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) SAN
1 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
1 14 (93.33%) NAS
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
2 13 (86.67%) SSL
2 13 (86.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 13 (86.67%) CentOS
3 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL
1 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (93.33%) vCloud
3 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft