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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 76 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.15% 1.70% 2.77%
As % of the System Software category 6.34% 12.26% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 26
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £50,113 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
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
142 155 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.11% 13.89% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 120 129 116
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,600 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 5 £50,000 -23.07%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
4 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
6 5 (29.41%) HP
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Information Security
6 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
6 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (29.41%) XenApp
6 5 (29.41%) SIEM
6 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (29.41%) LogRhythm
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
7 4 (23.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (23.53%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (23.53%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance

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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Heroku
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) SNMP
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (11.76%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) IT Manager
2 5 (29.41%) IT Operations Manager
2 5 (29.41%) IT Security Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Operational Security Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Operations Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Security Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Security Operations Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
2 5 (29.41%) SIEM
3 4 (23.53%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (23.53%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (23.53%) Structured Programming
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) Go
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (23.53%) CISSP
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CEH
2 1 (5.88%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (23.53%) Nagios
1 4 (23.53%) Nessus
1 4 (23.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (23.53%) OpenView
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) LogRhythm
5 4 (23.53%) BMC
5 4 (23.53%) CA
5 4 (23.53%) Compuware
5 4 (23.53%) Dynatrace
5 4 (23.53%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) Nimsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) Splunk
7 1 (5.88%) Sun