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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 15 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 7.32% 2.22% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 11.76% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £27,000 £42,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.47% +73.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
10 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 12.20% 18.89% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 3
Average salary £27,500 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.91% -25.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 20 November 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Avaya
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (62.50%) MCITP
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
3 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (62.50%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Avaya
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco