Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > South West
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 257 281
Rank change year-on-year +77 +24 -22
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 43 77 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.99% 0.76% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 4.90% 4.07% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 42 74 52
Median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,150 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £55,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%

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 the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 878 1,890 1,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.24% 18.68% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 692 1,595 1,144
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £22,825
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in the South West

vSphere
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vSphere in the South West.

Salary trend for vSphere in the South West

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the South West

vSphere
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South West region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. 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
Wiltshire +53 17 £68,750 +71.88% 2
Gloucestershire +55 12 £65,000 +36.84%
Bristol +49 9 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Somerset +14 4 £47,500 +26.67%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 South West region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 38 (88.37%) VMware
2 30 (69.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (58.14%) Git (software)
4 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
5 24 (55.81%) Azure
5 24 (55.81%) AWS
5 24 (55.81%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (53.49%) SQL
7 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
8 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
9 20 (46.51%) Java
9 20 (46.51%) J2EE
10 19 (44.19%) TDD
10 19 (44.19%) Spring
10 19 (44.19%) Scrum
10 19 (44.19%) REST
11 17 (39.53%) PowerMock
11 17 (39.53%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (39.53%) DbUnit
11 17 (39.53%) Mockito
11 17 (39.53%) Maven
11 17 (39.53%) jMock
11 17 (39.53%) SOAP
11 17 (39.53%) Web Services
11 17 (39.53%) JUnit
11 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
12 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
12 16 (37.21%) XML
12 16 (37.21%) Oracle

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
2 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.30%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.98%) JBoss
5 3 (6.98%) WildFly
6 2 (4.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (55.81%) AWS
1 24 (55.81%) Azure
2 17 (39.53%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (25.58%) Office 365
4 4 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.65%) SaaS
5 2 (4.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) NetScaler
3 5 (11.63%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (11.63%) iSCSI
3 5 (11.63%) SAN
3 5 (11.63%) VPN
4 4 (9.30%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) LAN
5 2 (4.65%) Skype
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) VoIP
5 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.33%) VLAN
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Git (software)
1 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
2 17 (39.53%) DbUnit
2 17 (39.53%) jMock
2 17 (39.53%) JUnit
2 17 (39.53%) Maven
2 17 (39.53%) Mockito
3 16 (37.21%) SonarQube
4 7 (16.28%) Mercurial
5 5 (11.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (9.30%) GitLab
7 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.98%) git-flow
7 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
7 3 (6.98%) JIRA
7 3 (6.98%) NetBeans
7 3 (6.98%) PyCharm
7 3 (6.98%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (6.98%) Subversion
7 3 (6.98%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
1 19 (44.19%) Java Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (11.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) J2EE
2 19 (44.19%) REST
2 19 (44.19%) Spring
3 17 (39.53%) PowerMock
3 17 (39.53%) SOAP
3 17 (39.53%) Web Services
4 16 (37.21%) Apache Camel
4 16 (37.21%) RESTful
4 16 (37.21%) XML
5 6 (13.95%) Node.js
5 6 (13.95%) React
6 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
6 5 (11.63%) SailPoint
7 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.30%) Java EE
7 4 (9.30%) Vue.js
8 3 (6.98%) CSS
8 3 (6.98%) HTML
8 3 (6.98%) HTML5
8 3 (6.98%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Reinsurance
2 2 (4.65%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) PMI
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
3 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.63%) HPUX
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Solaris
5 5 (11.63%) Unix
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (4.65%) CentOS
8 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (44.19%) Scrum
3 19 (44.19%) TDD
4 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
5 16 (37.21%) BDD
5 16 (37.21%) Kanban
6 13 (30.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 11 (25.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (23.26%) Migration
9 8 (18.60%) DevOps
10 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
11 5 (11.63%) Change Management
11 5 (11.63%) Project Delivery
11 5 (11.63%) Project Management
11 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineering
12 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
12 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure as Code
12 4 (9.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 20 (46.51%) Java
4 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.63%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) Groovy
6 4 (9.30%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) Go
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 16 (37.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) CCNA
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.63%) MCSA
4 5 (11.63%) MCSE
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (9.30%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (69.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) XenApp
3 8 (18.60%) Docker
3 8 (18.60%) XenDesktop
4 5 (11.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Ansible
3 7 (16.28%) Terraform
4 5 (11.63%) Backup Exec
4 5 (11.63%) Kubernetes
4 5 (11.63%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (9.30%) Puppet
5 4 (9.30%) Rancher
6 3 (6.98%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (6.98%) vRealize
7 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
7 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
8 1 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) VMware
2 16 (37.21%) Oracle
3 15 (34.88%) NetIQ
4 13 (30.23%) Citrix
5 12 (27.91%) Veeam
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco
7 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.95%) McAfee
9 5 (11.63%) Dell
9 5 (11.63%) ForgeRock
9 5 (11.63%) HP
10 4 (9.30%) CyberArk
11 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
12 2 (4.65%) Aruba
12 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
12 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
13 1 (2.33%) Google
13 1 (2.33%) Juniper
13 1 (2.33%) Symantec