Period
to 14 December 2017

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 6 months to 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South West > Bristol
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 157 177
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 30 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.79% 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 7.59% 6.33% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 16
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £65,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.62% +52.94% +31.78%
10th Percentile £34,775 £35,403 £29,625
90th Percentile £43,750 £71,250 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 395 300 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.43% 9.18% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 322 253 317
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -18.60% +26.47%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,250 £85,000
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +2.86%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (90.00%) DHCP
3 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 21 (70.00%) DNS
4 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (50.00%) Office 365
7 14 (46.67%) VMware
8 13 (43.33%) Firewall
9 12 (40.00%) VPN
9 12 (40.00%) WAN
9 12 (40.00%) LAN
9 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (36.67%) PCI DSS
11 8 (26.67%) Linux
11 8 (26.67%) Oracle
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (23.33%) DevOps
13 6 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
13 6 (20.00%) SANS
13 6 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
13 6 (20.00%) IT Strategy
13 6 (20.00%) Puppet
13 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
13 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity

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 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) CloudStack
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Office 365
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) DHCP
2 21 (70.00%) DNS
3 13 (43.33%) Firewall
4 12 (40.00%) LAN
4 12 (40.00%) VPN
4 12 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security
5 6 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (3.33%) PuTTY
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) SMS
6 1 (3.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Ant
1 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
1 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Information Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Network Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) DevOps
2 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 6 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (20.00%) Test Management
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Security Patching
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) API Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (3.33%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (3.33%) OWASP
5 1 (3.33%) SDLC
5 1 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) F#
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) Ruby
1 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CCNA
1 6 (20.00%) CCNP
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (20.00%) CISM
1 6 (20.00%) CISSP
1 6 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (20.00%) Novell Certification
1 6 (20.00%) SANS
1 6 (20.00%) SSCP
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.67%) MCITP
2 2 (6.67%) MCTS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
4 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Terraform
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) Dell
3 6 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Software AG
5 1 (3.33%) webMethods