The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South East / Kent
Rank 77 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.08% 2.23% 2.05%
As % of the System Software category 7.63% 14.20% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 18
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%

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

System Software Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
118 176 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.11% 15.71% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 94 143 155
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

vSphere
Salary Trend in Kent

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Kent

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Kent

vSphere
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Tonbridge +5 1 £62,500 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
1 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
3 8 (47.06%) Symantec
3 8 (47.06%) Backup Exec
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) Internet
5 6 (35.29%) Intel Security
5 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
5 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) SLA
5 6 (35.29%) Migration
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) VLAN
5 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (35.29%) Server Building

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Heroku
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
2 7 (41.18%) Wireless
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Internet
3 6 (35.29%) VLAN
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) SNMP
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (17.65%) Redis
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Support Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Support
3 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory Support
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Server Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Server Support
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server Support
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Support Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (23.53%) e-Health
3 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (35.29%) Mac OS
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
1 6 (35.29%) Server Building
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 4 (23.53%) Structured Programming
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) Go
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Backup Exec
2 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (23.53%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (23.53%) Nagios
3 4 (23.53%) OpenView
3 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
3 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (11.76%) WSUS
5 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Symantec
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) Intel Security
4 6 (35.29%) Kaspersky
4 6 (35.29%) Veeam
4 6 (35.29%) WatchGuard
5 5 (29.41%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) BMC
6 4 (23.53%) CA
6 4 (23.53%) Compuware
6 4 (23.53%) Dynatrace
6 4 (23.53%) IBM
6 4 (23.53%) Nimsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) Cloudera