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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 178 135
Rank change year-on-year 0 -43  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 56 54 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 1.03% 2.08%
As % of the System Software category 9.77% 8.61% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 52 45 109
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,127 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.91% +2.88%  
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,798 £29,650
90th Percentile £64,625 £71,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

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 573 627 924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.85% 12.02% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 816 864 1223
South West median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% -4.82%  
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.98%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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
Bristol -7 27 £40,000 -8.57% 5
Wiltshire -8 10 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Gloucestershire -12 10 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Dorset +5 4 £60,000 +106.89% 3
Somerset -6 4 £33,000 +24.07% 1
Devon +10 2 £35,000 +22.80%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 63 (77.78%) Windows
2 62 (76.54%) VMware
3 44 (54.32%) Firewall
3 44 (54.32%) Microsoft
4 43 (53.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (48.15%) Linux
6 30 (37.04%) Network Security
7 27 (33.33%) DHCP
7 27 (33.33%) DNS
7 27 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 25 (30.86%) Active Directory
9 24 (29.63%) ITIL
10 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (27.16%) CCNA
11 22 (27.16%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
11 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (25.93%) CISSP
13 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
14 17 (20.99%) DV Cleared
14 17 (20.99%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
15 15 (18.52%) Cisco
15 15 (18.52%) FTP
15 15 (18.52%) Virtual Environments
16 14 (17.28%) Infrastructure Management
16 14 (17.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (17.28%) HTTP
16 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange

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 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.41%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.17%) Apache
4 5 (6.17%) CloudStack
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.17%) JBoss
4 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.70%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Office 365
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.23%) G Suite
4 1 (1.23%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.23%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (54.32%) Firewall
2 30 (37.04%) Network Security
3 27 (33.33%) DHCP
3 27 (33.33%) DNS
4 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
5 15 (18.52%) FTP
6 14 (17.28%) DMZ
6 14 (17.28%) HTTP
6 14 (17.28%) SMTP
6 14 (17.28%) X.400
7 11 (13.58%) SAN
7 11 (13.58%) VPN
8 9 (11.11%) LAN
8 9 (11.11%) WAN
9 8 (9.88%) Software-Defined Networking
10 6 (7.41%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.47%) VSAN
12 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.23%) Skype
12 1 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) MySQL
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.23%) Big Data
3 1 (1.23%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 6 (7.41%) Vagrant
2 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.17%) Subversion
2 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.47%) Ant
4 1 (1.23%) MSI
4 1 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (3.70%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 22 (27.16%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.99%) Network Security Engineer
2 17 (20.99%) Security Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Security Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.23%) Google Maps API
3 1 (1.23%) jQuery
3 1 (1.23%) OAuth
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (17.28%) CESG
2 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.17%) Clustering
3 5 (6.17%) iPad
4 3 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.23%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) PMI
6 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (77.78%) Windows
2 39 (48.15%) Linux
3 27 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (11.11%) Unix
6 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.94%) Solaris
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.47%) CentOS
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.23%) Fedora
11 1 (1.23%) HPUX
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.23%) VMS
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) ITIL
2 15 (18.52%) Virtual Environments
3 14 (17.28%) Infrastructure Management
3 14 (17.28%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (16.05%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (13.58%) DevOps
6 9 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 8 (9.88%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (9.88%) Information Assurance
7 8 (9.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (9.88%) Security Patching
7 8 (9.88%) Server Virtualisation
7 8 (9.88%) Test Management
8 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.64%) Migration
9 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.41%) Network Design
9 6 (7.41%) SIEM
9 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) Python
1 14 (17.28%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) C#
3 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 6 (7.41%) Ruby
3 6 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.70%) C
6 3 (3.70%) Perl
7 2 (2.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) AWK
8 1 (1.23%) Java
8 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) CCNA
1 22 (27.16%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 21 (25.93%) CISSP
3 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
4 17 (20.99%) DV Cleared
5 14 (17.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (8.64%) CCNP
7 7 (8.64%) CISM
7 7 (8.64%) CNA
7 7 (8.64%) Degree
7 7 (8.64%) MCITP
7 7 (8.64%) MCSE
7 7 (8.64%) MCTS
7 7 (8.64%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (8.64%) Novell Certification
7 7 (8.64%) SANS
7 7 (8.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (53.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (30.86%) Active Directory
3 17 (20.99%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.64%) XenDesktop
5 6 (7.41%) Xen
5 6 (7.41%) XenApp
6 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.17%) XenServer
7 2 (2.47%) Docker
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.23%) iptables
8 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.23%) KVM
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.23%) Postfix
8 1 (1.23%) Squid
8 1 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Puppet
2 12 (14.81%) Ansible
2 12 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (14.81%) SCCM
3 8 (9.88%) SCOM
4 5 (6.17%) Cobbler
4 5 (6.17%) Terraform
4 5 (6.17%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.94%) Salt
5 4 (4.94%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (3.70%) Nagios
6 3 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.47%) OpenView
8 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (76.54%) VMware
2 44 (54.32%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.52%) Cisco
4 12 (14.81%) Dell
5 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (9.88%) Citrix
6 8 (9.88%) Oracle
6 8 (9.88%) SonicWALL
7 6 (7.41%) HP
8 5 (6.17%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (3.70%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.70%) Veeam
10 2 (2.47%) F5
10 2 (2.47%) SAP
10 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.47%) Sophos
11 1 (1.23%) CA
11 1 (1.23%) NetApp
11 1 (1.23%) Symantec
11 1 (1.23%) Veritas
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum + unbeatable benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits + OnCall
Posted: 6 days ago
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Grafham Walbancke
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 19 days ago