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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 92 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.68% 0.51% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 5.06% 5.62% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 13
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +50.79%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
158 89 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.33% 9.00% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 134 78 201
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Swindon -2 1 £29,500 -39.48%
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) CCNP
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 7 (46.67%) SSL
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (46.67%) SAN
5 7 (46.67%) IPsec
5 7 (46.67%) CentOS
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (46.67%) NAS
5 7 (46.67%) vCloud
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
9 3 (20.00%) VB
9 3 (20.00%) MCSE
9 3 (20.00%) HND
9 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (20.00%) Migration
9 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (20.00%) Degree

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (46.67%) VPN
1 7 (46.67%) SSL
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
1 7 (46.67%) IPsec
1 7 (46.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) CentOS
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VB
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNP
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (20.00%) HND
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) vCloud
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) AppSense