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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / South West
Rank 213 168 185
Rank change year-on-year -45 +17  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 27 90 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.53% 1.54% 1.14%
As % of the System Software category 4.54% 10.61% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 63 57
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £66,750 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 595 848 733
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.70% 14.50% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 490 732 592
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +3 14 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Bristol -10 9 £34,000 -30.25% 1
Cornwall - 2 £40,000 -
Somerset -11 1 £42,500 +15.64%
Gloucestershire -27 1 - -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South West region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
3 36 (62.07%) Linux
4 35 (60.34%) VMware
5 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
5 22 (37.93%) Firewall
6 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
7 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (31.03%) ITIL
8 18 (31.03%) SQL
9 17 (29.31%) Python
9 17 (29.31%) MS Excel
9 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
10 16 (27.59%) DV Cleared
10 16 (27.59%) SCCM
11 15 (25.86%) Puppet
11 15 (25.86%) CCNA
11 15 (25.86%) DNS
11 15 (25.86%) CISSP
11 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (25.86%) DHCP
11 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
12 14 (24.14%) HTTP
12 14 (24.14%) .NET
12 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
12 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (22.41%) Ansible
13 13 (22.41%) SCOM
14 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
14 12 (20.69%) Virtual Environments

vSphere
Top Related 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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (10.34%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.90%) CloudStack
3 4 (6.90%) JBoss
3 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.72%) G Suite
2 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.72%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) Firewall
2 15 (25.86%) DHCP
2 15 (25.86%) DNS
2 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
3 14 (24.14%) HTTP
4 11 (18.97%) Network Security
5 10 (17.24%) DMZ
5 10 (17.24%) FTP
5 10 (17.24%) SMTP
5 10 (17.24%) X.400
6 6 (10.34%) SAN
7 5 (8.62%) SSL
8 4 (6.90%) LAN
8 4 (6.90%) SNMP
8 4 (6.90%) Wireless
9 3 (5.17%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (5.17%) ISDN
9 3 (5.17%) PABX
9 3 (5.17%) WLAN
10 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Big Data
1 5 (8.62%) MySQL
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Apache Hive
2 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.72%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
2 6 (10.34%) Vagrant
3 4 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (6.90%) Bitbucket
3 4 (6.90%) CodeSonar
3 4 (6.90%) git-flow
3 4 (6.90%) JIRA
3 4 (6.90%) Robot Framework
3 4 (6.90%) Selenium
3 4 (6.90%) Subversion
4 2 (3.45%) Ant
4 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.72%) MSI
5 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Analyst
1 12 (20.69%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Security Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Systems Support
6 4 (6.90%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) .NET
2 8 (13.79%) LAMP
3 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.90%) Django
3 4 (6.90%) Java EE
3 4 (6.90%) Node.js
3 4 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (6.90%) REST
3 4 (6.90%) SOAP
3 4 (6.90%) Spring MVC
3 4 (6.90%) STL
4 1 (1.72%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.72%) jQuery
4 1 (1.72%) OAuth
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.24%) CESG
3 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.62%) Replication
5 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.90%) e-Health
6 2 (3.45%) CCTV
6 2 (3.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.72%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.72%) EPoS
7 1 (1.72%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 36 (62.07%) Linux
3 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
4 10 (17.24%) Unix
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.90%) Android
7 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.45%) Solaris
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.72%) CentOS
10 1 (1.72%) Fedora
10 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.72%) VMS
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
3 12 (20.69%) Virtual Environments
4 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (13.79%) Scrum
6 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.07%) DevOps
7 6 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (8.62%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.62%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.90%) Kanban
9 4 (6.90%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (6.90%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 17 (29.31%) Python
3 11 (18.97%) Bash Shell
3 11 (18.97%) C#
4 6 (10.34%) C
4 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.62%) Java
5 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.62%) PHP
5 5 (8.62%) Ruby
6 4 (6.90%) C++
6 4 (6.90%) Objective-C
6 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.90%) VB
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) AWK
8 1 (1.72%) Groovy
8 1 (1.72%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.72%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
3 16 (27.59%) DV Cleared
4 15 (25.86%) CCNA
4 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (25.86%) CISSP
5 10 (17.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (12.07%) Degree
8 6 (10.34%) MCSE
9 5 (8.62%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (8.62%) SANS
9 5 (8.62%) SSCP
10 4 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (6.90%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (6.90%) GIAC
10 4 (6.90%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (6.90%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (3.45%) MCITP
11 2 (3.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.07%) Docker
4 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.62%) Xen
5 4 (6.90%) XenServer
6 3 (5.17%) ISA Server
6 3 (5.17%) XenApp
7 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.72%) iptables
8 1 (1.72%) KVM
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.72%) Snort
8 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) SCCM
2 15 (25.86%) Puppet
3 13 (22.41%) Ansible
3 13 (22.41%) SCOM
4 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (15.52%) Salt
6 8 (13.79%) Tivoli
7 6 (10.34%) Nagios
8 5 (8.62%) OpenView
9 4 (6.90%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (6.90%) Cobbler
9 4 (6.90%) NetBackup
9 4 (6.90%) Terraform
9 4 (6.90%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
10 2 (3.45%) Rancher
11 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
11 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 35 (60.34%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) HP
4 7 (12.07%) Cisco
4 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.62%) CA
5 5 (8.62%) IBM
5 5 (8.62%) Veeam
6 4 (6.90%) 3PAR
6 4 (6.90%) BMC
6 4 (6.90%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) Compuware
6 4 (6.90%) Dynatrace
6 4 (6.90%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (6.90%) Nimsoft
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle
7 3 (5.17%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (5.17%) Juniper
8 2 (3.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.72%) CommVault
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits + OnCall
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago