Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 287 241
Rank change year-on-year +52 -46 +28
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 81 42 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.83% 0.41% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 4.30% 3.05% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 70 33 98
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,425 £27,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £56,625 £64,250 £58,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1,884 1,377 1,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.32% 13.46% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,547 1,142 1,144
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +11.84% +8.57%
10th Percentile £23,625 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,199 £65,000 £56,006
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for vSphere in the South West

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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
Dorset +19 26 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Wiltshire +14 20 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Bristol - 16 £43,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -33 14 £45,000 - 3
Devon -9 1 £37,500 +27.12%
Somerset - 1 £47,500 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £60,000 - 1
vSphere
England

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

1 69 (85.19%) VMware
2 57 (70.37%) Windows
3 47 (58.02%) Active Directory
4 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 36 (44.44%) Office 365
5 35 (43.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (41.98%) Windows Server
7 32 (39.51%) Cisco
8 29 (35.80%) Firewall
9 26 (32.10%) PowerShell
10 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (24.69%) TCP/IP
12 20 (24.69%) SQL
12 20 (24.69%) Hyper-V
12 20 (24.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (20.99%) MCSA
13 17 (20.99%) MS Exchange
14 16 (19.75%) DHCP
14 16 (19.75%) DNS
14 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (18.52%) Azure
15 15 (18.52%) Linux
16 14 (17.28%) Replication
16 14 (17.28%) Windows 10
17 13 (16.05%) Data Centre
17 13 (16.05%) IPsec
17 13 (16.05%) EMC
18 12 (14.81%) CCNA
18 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification

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 17 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.11%) Confluence
4 5 (6.17%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) IIS
7 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (44.44%) Office 365
2 15 (18.52%) Azure
3 9 (11.11%) AWS
4 6 (7.41%) IaaS
5 2 (2.47%) SaaS
6 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.80%) Firewall
2 20 (24.69%) TCP/IP
3 16 (19.75%) DHCP
3 16 (19.75%) DNS
4 13 (16.05%) IPsec
5 11 (13.58%) NAS
5 11 (13.58%) VLAN
6 10 (12.35%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (11.11%) SAN
8 8 (9.88%) VPN
9 7 (8.64%) IPv4
9 7 (8.64%) Wireless
10 6 (7.41%) LAN
11 5 (6.17%) VoIP
11 5 (6.17%) WAN
12 4 (4.94%) 4G
12 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
12 4 (4.94%) NetScaler
12 4 (4.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.94%) MySQL
4 3 (3.70%) Big Data
4 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.47%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.23%) Ingres
6 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) JIRA
2 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.17%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.70%) GitLab
4 3 (3.70%) Robot Framework
4 3 (3.70%) TestRail
4 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.88%) Electronics
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.94%) Military
3 4 (4.94%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Data Centre Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Consultant
5 8 (9.88%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Project Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.94%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.47%) Node.js
1 2 (2.47%) React
1 2 (2.47%) Vue.js
2 1 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Replication
2 13 (16.05%) Data Centre
3 12 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (12.35%) EMC VNX
5 7 (8.64%) PKI
6 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.23%) Clustering
8 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 57 (70.37%) Windows
2 34 (41.98%) Windows Server
3 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (18.52%) Linux
5 14 (17.28%) Windows 10
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (8.64%) CentOS
8 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.23%) Android
12 1 (1.23%) Debian
12 1 (1.23%) Kali Linux
12 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
3 9 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 8 (9.88%) ITIL
5 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.64%) Migration
5 7 (8.64%) Storage Management
6 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.41%) Presales
6 6 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.17%) Break/Fix
7 5 (6.17%) CRM
7 5 (6.17%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (6.17%) Proactive Maintenance
7 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (4.94%) Actionable Insight
8 4 (4.94%) NsoIT
8 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) PowerShell
2 20 (24.69%) SQL
3 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.11%) Python
5 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.17%) PHP
6 3 (3.70%) C
7 2 (2.47%) C++
7 2 (2.47%) Go
7 2 (2.47%) Perl
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) C-shell
8 1 (1.23%) Groovy
8 1 (1.23%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (20.99%) MCSA
4 12 (14.81%) CCNA
4 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 10 (12.35%) MCSE
5 10 (12.35%) VCP6
6 9 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.17%) Degree
8 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.23%) CCNP
9 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.23%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.23%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.23%) MCITP
9 1 (1.23%) RHCE
9 1 (1.23%) VCDX
System Software
1 47 (58.02%) Active Directory
2 35 (43.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (24.69%) Hyper-V
4 12 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 7 (8.64%) XenApp
7 6 (7.41%) Docker
8 5 (6.17%) VMware NSX
9 3 (3.70%) VirtualBox
9 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.23%) Btrfs
10 1 (1.23%) Corosync
10 1 (1.23%) DRBD
10 1 (1.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) vRealize
1 10 (12.35%) WSUS
2 7 (8.64%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.41%) SCCM
3 6 (7.41%) vCenter Server
4 5 (6.17%) Ansible
5 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (3.70%) HP ALM
7 2 (2.47%) Nagios
7 2 (2.47%) Puppet
7 2 (2.47%) Terraform
7 2 (2.47%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.23%) Icinga
8 1 (1.23%) Nessus
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 69 (85.19%) VMware
2 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 32 (39.51%) Cisco
4 13 (16.05%) EMC
5 12 (14.81%) Atlassian
5 12 (14.81%) Veeam
6 11 (13.58%) Citrix
7 7 (8.64%) Dell
8 6 (7.41%) HP
9 5 (6.17%) Fortinet
9 5 (6.17%) Sage
10 4 (4.94%) Avaya
10 4 (4.94%) F5
10 4 (4.94%) Juniper
10 4 (4.94%) McAfee
10 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.70%) Brocade
11 3 (3.70%) SAP
11 3 (3.70%) Symantec