The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 25 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 1.06% - 2.00%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%
vSphere
Worcestershire

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

System Software Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 12.77% 14.93% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 14
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £18,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Worcester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenServer

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) System Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago