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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 18 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 5.49% 1.41% 1.05%
As % of the System Software category 55.56% 7.69% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £22,500 £50,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% +104.08%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
9 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 9.89% 18.31% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 7
Average salary £27,500 £29,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £18,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £36,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Worcester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Avaya
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 5 (50.00%) IIS
4 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (50.00%) MCITP
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Android
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) IIS
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) System Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Avaya
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco