Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 144 111
Rank change year-on-year +30 -33 +16
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 23 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.54% 0.98% 1.85%
As % of the System Software category 10.70% 7.26% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 40
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +32.91% -14.13%
10th Percentile £36,588 £36,000 £28,675
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -9.60%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 215 303 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.36% 13.47% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 172 239 186
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £22,750 £28,000 £23,125
90th Percentile £54,875 £56,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +4.35%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +20 11 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Cheltenham +22 5 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Stroud - 1 £85,000 -
vSphere
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) VMware
3 18 (78.26%) Linux
4 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
7 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
8 9 (39.13%) JIRA
9 8 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (34.78%) Firewall
9 8 (34.78%) SAN
9 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
10 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
11 6 (26.09%) C
11 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
11 6 (26.09%) SIEM
12 5 (21.74%) Docker
12 5 (21.74%) DevOps
12 5 (21.74%) CentOS
12 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
12 5 (21.74%) iPad
12 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (21.74%) Puppet
12 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
12 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
12 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
12 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) Apache Pig
1 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
1 8 (34.78%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 5 (21.74%) SSL
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) VoIP
4 3 (13.04%) Wireless
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) VSAN
6 1 (4.35%) BGP
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.35%) FTP
6 1 (4.35%) ICMP
6 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.35%) SSH
6 1 (4.35%) Telnet
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
2 4 (17.39%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
2 8 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
3 4 (17.39%) CodeSonar
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) git-flow
3 4 (17.39%) Robot Framework
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Operations
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
2 4 (17.39%) Django
2 4 (17.39%) Java EE
2 4 (17.39%) LAMP
2 4 (17.39%) Node.js
2 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (17.39%) REST
2 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
2 4 (17.39%) STL
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) CentOS
6 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 4 (17.39%) Android
7 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
7 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
8 2 (8.70%) Solaris
8 2 (8.70%) Unix
9 1 (4.35%) HPUX
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (26.09%) SIEM
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) API Design
4 4 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (17.39%) Kanban
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
3 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (17.39%) MCSE
4 3 (13.04%) CISSP
4 3 (13.04%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (13.04%) GIAC
4 3 (13.04%) Linux+ Certification
4 3 (13.04%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (13.04%) SANS
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (13.04%) SSCP
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) MCTS
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) Docker
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.35%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Salt
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) WSUS
3 3 (13.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (13.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (13.04%) SCOM
4 2 (8.70%) OpenView
5 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (4.35%) Control-M
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.35%) Nagios
5 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Veeam
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.35%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Mitel
7 1 (4.35%) Solace
7 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos