Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 170 163
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.20% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 1.94% 5.85% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 19
Bristol median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% -32.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £38,400 £32,875 £34,643
90th Percentile £42,200 £43,750 £71,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +11.04%

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 361 410 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.07% 11.34% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 302 327 229
Bristol median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £23,800 £23,800 £23,300
90th Percentile £65,900 £58,750 £62,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.32% +11.07% -

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (42.86%) IT Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Decision-Making
4 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (42.86%) Meraki
4 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
4 3 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (42.86%) MCTS
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP

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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Decision-Making
1 3 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) IT Strategy
1 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (42.86%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) MCTS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 3 (42.86%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) SAP