The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 107 120
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 16 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.86% 1.33% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 8.99% 13.16% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 12
Median salary £35,500 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.24% +23.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,800 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.65%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 178 190 225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 9.61% 10.13% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 140 172 164
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,064 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Bristol

vSphere
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Bristol

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 18 (81.82%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 10 (45.45%) Python
4 10 (45.45%) Puppet
4 10 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (45.45%) Ansible
5 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (40.91%) Firewall
6 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
8 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (27.27%) Linux
8 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
8 6 (27.27%) C#
8 6 (27.27%) Vagrant
9 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL
9 5 (22.73%) Unix
9 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
9 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (18.18%) DevOps

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) CloudStack
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (18.18%) JBoss
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) OpenStack
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
1 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
2 4 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Vagrant
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Adviser
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Unix
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Solaris
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Auto-Scaling
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) DSDM
3 4 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (18.18%) OWASP
3 4 (18.18%) RUP
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Security Patching
3 4 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Python
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) C
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CISM
3 3 (13.64%) CISSP
3 3 (13.64%) CNA
3 3 (13.64%) MCITP
3 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 3 (13.64%) MCTS
3 3 (13.64%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Novell Certification
3 3 (13.64%) SANS
3 3 (13.64%) SSCP
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 4 (18.18%) Xen
4 4 (18.18%) XenServer
5 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
6 1 (4.55%) XenApp
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Ansible
1 10 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (45.45%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Cobbler
2 4 (18.18%) Terraform
2 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
3 3 (13.64%) Salt
3 3 (13.64%) SCCM
4 2 (9.09%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Dell
4 4 (18.18%) EnterpriseDB
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) SonicWALL
5 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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