The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 88 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.19% 0.88% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 8.61% 7.38% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 12
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £48,688
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,900 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,375 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
151 122 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 13.78% 11.91% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138 108 95
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Kent

vSphere
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Dartford - 1 £35,000 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (93.18%) Windows
3 35 (79.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
5 27 (61.36%) TCP/IP
5 27 (61.36%) DNS
5 27 (61.36%) MS Exchange
5 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (54.55%) DHCP
6 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (52.27%) SAN
7 23 (52.27%) Citrix
8 22 (50.00%) HP
8 22 (50.00%) Cisco
8 22 (50.00%) Firewall
9 20 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (40.91%) ITIL
10 18 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (38.64%) Symantec
12 16 (36.36%) Wireless
12 16 (36.36%) Backup Exec
13 15 (34.09%) NAS
14 14 (31.82%) VLAN
14 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
15 12 (27.27%) Veeam
16 11 (25.00%) iSCSI
16 11 (25.00%) Linux
17 10 (22.73%) IIS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 27 (61.36%) MS Exchange
2 20 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (22.73%) IIS
5 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (15.91%) Apache
6 7 (15.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (61.36%) TCP/IP
1 27 (61.36%) DNS
2 24 (54.55%) DHCP
3 23 (52.27%) SAN
4 22 (50.00%) Firewall
5 16 (36.36%) Wireless
6 15 (34.09%) NAS
7 14 (31.82%) VLAN
8 11 (25.00%) iSCSI
9 7 (15.91%) IMAP
9 7 (15.91%) DMZ
9 7 (15.91%) VPN
9 7 (15.91%) SMTP
10 6 (13.64%) WAN
10 6 (13.64%) LAN
11 3 (6.82%) Network Security
12 2 (4.55%) Internet
12 2 (4.55%) H.323
12 2 (4.55%) VoIP
12 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Support Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Senior Support Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Technical Support
5 8 (18.18%) Network Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Systems Support
6 7 (15.91%) Systems Support Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Senior Technical Support
7 6 (13.64%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Project Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.82%) Administrator
9 3 (6.82%) Support Supervisor
10 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Leader
10 2 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
1 7 (15.91%) Replication
1 7 (15.91%) PDA
1 7 (15.91%) iPhone
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) HP Storage
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (25.00%) Linux
5 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Vista
5 7 (15.91%) Android
5 7 (15.91%) Mac OS
5 7 (15.91%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) BCP
3 3 (6.82%) Network Design
3 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (6.82%) SIEM
3 3 (6.82%) Capacity Management
3 3 (6.82%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (6.82%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.55%) Server Hardening
4 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.55%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.27%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) VBScript
1 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) MCSA
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.64%) MCSE
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (9.09%) CCSA
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.09%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) CCSE
4 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CISSP
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (79.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (18.18%) XenApp
4 8 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 8 (18.18%) DFS Replication
5 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
6 5 (11.36%) XenDesktop
7 3 (6.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Backup Exec
2 10 (22.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (15.91%) WSUS
4 6 (13.64%) HP SIM
5 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
5 3 (6.82%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.27%) SCCM
6 1 (2.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
3 23 (52.27%) Citrix
4 22 (50.00%) HP
4 22 (50.00%) Cisco
5 17 (38.64%) Symantec
6 12 (27.27%) Veeam
7 7 (15.91%) Draytek
7 7 (15.91%) Apple
8 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 4 (9.09%) Dell
9 3 (6.82%) Intel
9 3 (6.82%) SonicWALL
9 3 (6.82%) 3PAR
9 3 (6.82%) Splunk
9 3 (6.82%) LogRhythm
10 2 (4.55%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (4.55%) Websense
10 2 (4.55%) Avaya
11 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
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