The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 38 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 2.65% 3.51% 14.75%
As % of the System Software category 4.12% 14.29% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +3.61%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
vSphere
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Andover region.

System Software Category
Andover
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
97 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 64.24% 24.56% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 97 22 17
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £38,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £41,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

vSphere
Salary Trend in Andover

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Andover

vSphere
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) HP SIM
2 5 (83.33%) 3PAR
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (83.33%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) VCP4

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VCP4
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
1 5 (83.33%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (83.33%) HP SIM
1 5 (83.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) 3PAR
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix