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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 79 89 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 16 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.58% 0.95% 2.29%
As % of the System Software category 16.49% 9.40% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 17
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
97 117 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.58% 10.06% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 86 106 86
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
West Malling - 3 £37,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +27 2 £50,000 +11.11%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (73.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (69.57%) LAN
4 16 (69.57%) Citrix
5 15 (65.22%) WAN
6 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
7 13 (56.52%) XenApp
8 12 (52.17%) XenDesktop
8 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
9 11 (47.83%) SQL
9 11 (47.83%) Finance
10 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
10 10 (43.48%) Cisco
11 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (34.78%) MPLS
13 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
13 7 (30.43%) MS Office
14 6 (26.09%) ITIL
14 6 (26.09%) VBScript
14 6 (26.09%) CCNP
14 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
14 6 (26.09%) AdminStudio
14 6 (26.09%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (26.09%) Wyse

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (21.74%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) WAN
3 8 (34.78%) MPLS
4 5 (21.74%) OSPF
4 5 (21.74%) BGP
4 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) SAN
5 4 (17.39%) VLAN
6 3 (13.04%) DHCP
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) DNS
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.35%) Network Security
8 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.35%) NAS
8 1 (4.35%) Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Network Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Network Support
3 3 (13.04%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
1 3 (13.04%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
1 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) BCP
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (21.74%) Coaching
3 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Operations Management
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) VBScript
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) CCNA
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) NCDA
4 3 (13.04%) NCIE
5 2 (8.70%) VCAP
5 2 (8.70%) VTSP
5 2 (8.70%) VCDX
6 1 (4.35%) CCEE
6 1 (4.35%) CCDP
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) XenApp
4 12 (52.17%) XenDesktop
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (13.04%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) WSUS
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (8.70%) Legato
3 2 (8.70%) Foglight
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Citrix
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
5 6 (26.09%) Wyse
6 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
7 4 (17.39%) NetApp
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.70%) CommVault
8 2 (8.70%) IBM
8 2 (8.70%) HP
8 2 (8.70%) F5
8 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 2 (8.70%) Websense
9 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
9 1 (4.35%) EMC
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago