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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 77 66 91
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 18 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.83% 3.17% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 12.33% 27.59% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 11
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
146 116 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.81% 11.47% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 133 112 116
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 2 £26,000 -
Maidstone -2 1 £24,000 -12.72%
Chatham -5 1 £41,000 -18.00%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 40 (93.02%) VMware
2 38 (88.37%) Windows
3 36 (83.72%) Active Directory
4 35 (81.40%) Windows Server
5 33 (76.74%) HP
5 33 (76.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (74.42%) DNS
6 32 (74.42%) ITIL
7 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
7 30 (69.77%) Firewall
8 29 (67.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (67.44%) DHCP
9 27 (62.79%) Linux
10 26 (60.47%) SLA
10 26 (60.47%) Symantec
10 26 (60.47%) 3PAR
10 26 (60.47%) Capacity Management
10 26 (60.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 25 (58.14%) HP SIM
11 25 (58.14%) HP Storage
11 25 (58.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (58.14%) HP Data Protector
11 25 (58.14%) Security Cleared
11 25 (58.14%) NetBackup
12 11 (25.58%) Citrix
13 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (18.60%) XenApp
14 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
15 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange

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 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Heroku
3 2 (4.65%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (74.42%) DNS
2 30 (69.77%) Firewall
3 29 (67.44%) DHCP
4 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.63%) iSCSI
6 4 (9.30%) NAS
6 4 (9.30%) SAN
7 3 (6.98%) VLAN
8 2 (4.65%) LAN
8 2 (4.65%) WAN
8 2 (4.65%) Wireless
8 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.33%) FCoE
9 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.65%) Redis
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Administrator
1 25 (58.14%) Storage Administrator
1 25 (58.14%) Storage Systems Administrator
1 25 (58.14%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) HP Storage Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) HP Storage
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 35 (81.40%) Windows Server
3 33 (76.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (67.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (62.79%) Linux
6 25 (58.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.65%) Android
8 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.33%) Unix
9 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) ITIL
2 26 (60.47%) Capacity Management
3 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.30%) High Availability
5 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.98%) TDD
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Security Operations
6 2 (4.65%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) SIEM
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.33%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.65%) Go
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) Ruby
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (60.47%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (83.72%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) XenApp
4 4 (9.30%) DFS Replication
4 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.65%) NFS
5 2 (4.65%) vCloud
6 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (60.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 25 (58.14%) HP Data Protector
2 25 (58.14%) HP SIM
2 25 (58.14%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.98%) WSUS
4 2 (4.65%) Nessus
4 2 (4.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (4.65%) Nmap
4 2 (4.65%) SCCM
4 2 (4.65%) vRealize
5 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) VMware
2 33 (76.74%) HP
3 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
4 26 (60.47%) 3PAR
4 26 (60.47%) Symantec
5 11 (25.58%) Citrix
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco
7 3 (6.98%) Veeam
8 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.65%) LogRhythm
8 2 (4.65%) Tripwire
9 1 (2.33%) EMC
9 1 (2.33%) Intel
9 1 (2.33%) Veritas
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