The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 131 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 75 72 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.88% 1.83% 1.63%
As % of the System Software category 12.12% 10.99% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 65 59 60
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
South East

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

System Software Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
619 655 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.54% 16.63% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 533 555 552
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Hampshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Hampshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +8 11 £30,500 -18.66%
Basingstoke +3 10 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Farnborough -15 8 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Fareham -7 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Andover - 4 £35,000 -
Havant - 3 £40,000 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 134 (91.16%) VMware
2 115 (78.23%) Windows
3 91 (61.90%) Linux
4 85 (57.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 55 (37.41%) ITIL
6 54 (36.73%) SAN
7 51 (34.69%) Active Directory
8 48 (32.65%) vCloud
9 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
9 40 (27.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (23.13%) Firewall
11 33 (22.45%) Security Cleared
11 33 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (21.09%) Cisco
13 28 (19.05%) TCP/IP
13 28 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 27 (18.37%) CentOS
14 27 (18.37%) SQL
15 26 (17.69%) NAS
16 25 (17.01%) SQL Server
17 24 (16.33%) Citrix
18 23 (15.65%) VPN
19 22 (14.97%) SSL
19 22 (14.97%) PaaS
20 21 (14.29%) SaaS
20 21 (14.29%) IPsec
21 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
21 20 (13.61%) HP
21 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
21 20 (13.61%) IaaS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (11.56%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.48%) Lync
6 9 (6.12%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.76%) WebLogic
7 7 (4.76%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.72%) IIS
8 4 (2.72%) Apache
9 3 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.36%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.97%) PaaS
2 21 (14.29%) SaaS
3 20 (13.61%) IaaS
4 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (36.73%) SAN
2 34 (23.13%) Firewall
3 28 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 26 (17.69%) NAS
5 23 (15.65%) VPN
6 22 (14.97%) SSL
7 21 (14.29%) IPsec
8 18 (12.24%) DNS
9 16 (10.88%) WAN
10 14 (9.52%) DHCP
11 10 (6.80%) LAN
12 7 (4.76%) Network Security
12 7 (4.76%) LDAP
13 6 (4.08%) Kerberos
13 6 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (4.08%) Wireshark
14 5 (3.40%) Wireless
14 5 (3.40%) Ethernet
14 5 (3.40%) VoIP
14 5 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.80%) MySQL
3 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.08%) Pentaho
4 6 (4.08%) QlikView
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (24.49%) Analyst
2 25 (17.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (14.97%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (12.93%) Support Engineer
5 16 (10.88%) Support Analyst
6 13 (8.84%) Consultant
7 11 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (7.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (6.80%) Technical Support
9 8 (5.44%) Architect
9 8 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.76%) Administrator
11 6 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 6 (4.08%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (4.76%) Web Services
2 6 (4.08%) LAMP
3 5 (3.40%) .NET
4 4 (2.72%) REST
4 4 (2.72%) SOAP
4 4 (2.72%) WCF
5 1 (0.68%) KML
5 1 (0.68%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.48%) Open Source
2 7 (4.76%) Kindle
3 6 (4.08%) Clustering
4 4 (2.72%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.04%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (1.36%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.36%) PKI
6 2 (1.36%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (1.36%) Replication
6 2 (1.36%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.36%) Symmetrix
6 2 (1.36%) e-Health
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Firmware
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 115 (78.23%) Windows
2 91 (61.90%) Linux
3 40 (27.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (18.37%) CentOS
6 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (8.16%) UNIX
8 8 (5.44%) Solaris
9 7 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (4.76%) AIX
9 7 (4.76%) HPUX
10 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.04%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.04%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.04%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.36%) Debian
13 1 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.41%) ITIL
2 16 (10.88%) Service Management
3 11 (7.48%) DevOps
4 9 (6.12%) Data Management
4 9 (6.12%) Network Load Balancing
4 9 (6.12%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.44%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.44%) Migration
6 7 (4.76%) SOA
7 6 (4.08%) ETL
7 6 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.08%) Manual Testing
7 6 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (4.08%) Business Development
7 6 (4.08%) Programme Management
7 6 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.40%) Project Management
8 5 (3.40%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (2.72%) Automation Testing
9 4 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.37%) SQL
2 10 (6.80%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.76%) Java
4 6 (4.08%) Python
4 6 (4.08%) Perl
4 6 (4.08%) Ruby
5 4 (2.72%) C#
5 4 (2.72%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
6 1 (0.68%) C
6 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (10.88%) SC Cleared
5 15 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (9.52%) CCNP
6 14 (9.52%) MCITP
7 13 (8.84%) Degree
7 13 (8.84%) DV Cleared
8 12 (8.16%) MCSE
9 6 (4.08%) ISEB
9 6 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (3.40%) MCTS
10 5 (3.40%) VCAP
10 5 (3.40%) VCDX
11 3 (2.04%) MCDST
11 3 (2.04%) EMC Certification
11 3 (2.04%) CCA
11 3 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.36%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) ISO 9001
1 9 (6.12%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.36%) BS7799
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 85 (57.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (34.69%) Active Directory
3 48 (32.65%) vCloud
4 15 (10.20%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.80%) XenApp
6 6 (4.08%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.72%) NFS
8 3 (2.04%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.04%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (2.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.36%) SRDF
10 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (10.88%) SCCM
2 10 (6.80%) Tivoli
2 10 (6.80%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.40%) Nagios
4 4 (2.72%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.72%) HP SIM
4 4 (2.72%) Puppet
4 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (2.72%) ARCserve
4 4 (2.72%) AppManager
4 4 (2.72%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.04%) SCOM
5 3 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.36%) Legato
6 2 (1.36%) WSUS
6 2 (1.36%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.68%) Icinga
Vendors
1 134 (91.16%) VMware
2 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
3 31 (21.09%) Cisco
4 24 (16.33%) Citrix
5 20 (13.61%) HP
6 19 (12.93%) NetApp
7 14 (9.52%) Oracle
8 13 (8.84%) Red Hat
9 11 (7.48%) EMC
9 11 (7.48%) IBM
10 8 (5.44%) CheckPoint
11 7 (4.76%) Symantec
11 7 (4.76%) Sun
12 6 (4.08%) Business Objects
12 6 (4.08%) Cognos
12 6 (4.08%) CommVault
12 6 (4.08%) Blue Coat
13 5 (3.40%) 3PAR
14 4 (2.72%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.72%) NetIQ
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days hol, Pension & Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago