Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 100 103
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.75% 1.13% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 5.71% 8.52% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 9
Somerset median annual salary £33,000 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £32,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £43,875 £45,000 £45,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -11.11%

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 Somerset with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 175 176 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.06% 13.20% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 152 152 122
Somerset median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,684
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +0.91% +23.87%
10th Percentile £21,275 £21,750 £19,850
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £49,875
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 Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Somerset

vSphere
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Somerset

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Somerset

vSphere
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 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
Bath -4 7 £33,000 -22.35% 1
Clevedon -20 1 £42,500 +25.00%
Taunton - 1 £40,000 -
vSphere
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Somerset region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (90.00%) vCenter Server
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Office 365
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) Replication
5 5 (50.00%) Veeam
6 4 (40.00%) Driving Licence
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) DHCP
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Skype
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (30.00%) Legal
7 3 (30.00%) VLAN
7 3 (30.00%) Information Security
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 7

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Skype
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) WLAN
5 1 (10.00%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) IT Assistant
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Assistant
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) Support Assistant
2 3 (30.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 4 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Veeam
3 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Xerox
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel