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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 82 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.25% 0.84% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 11.54% 10.59% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 11
Average salary £50,000 £48,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% +30.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
104 85 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.84% 7.94% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 95 76 74
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £24,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Tunbridge Wells +29 2 £50,000 +11.11%
West Malling - 2 £40,000 - 2
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (95.24%) Windows
3 19 (90.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 15 (71.43%) Cisco
4 15 (71.43%) Citrix
5 14 (66.67%) LAN
6 13 (61.90%) WAN
6 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
6 13 (61.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (57.14%) MPLS
8 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (52.38%) XenApp
9 10 (47.62%) ITIL
9 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
9 10 (47.62%) CCNP
9 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
9 10 (47.62%) Firewall
9 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (47.62%) XenDesktop
9 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (42.86%) MCSE
10 9 (42.86%) CCNA
10 9 (42.86%) OSPF
10 9 (42.86%) BGP
10 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (23.81%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) WAN
3 12 (57.14%) MPLS
4 10 (47.62%) Firewall
5 9 (42.86%) OSPF
5 9 (42.86%) BGP
6 6 (28.57%) SAN
6 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
7 5 (23.81%) VLAN
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
10 1 (4.76%) NAS
10 1 (4.76%) Wireless
10 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (4.76%) Network Security
10 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Network Support
4 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Consultant
6 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) FlexPod
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (42.86%) MCSE
3 9 (42.86%) CCNA
4 4 (19.05%) MCSA
5 3 (14.29%) NCDA
5 3 (14.29%) NCIE
6 2 (9.52%) VCAP
6 2 (9.52%) VTSP
6 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) VCDX
7 1 (4.76%) CCEE
7 1 (4.76%) CCDP
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (52.38%) XenApp
3 10 (47.62%) XenDesktop
4 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (28.57%) Foglight
3 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
4 3 (14.29%) SCCM
4 3 (14.29%) SCOM
5 2 (9.52%) Legato
6 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) Citrix
3 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
4 9 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 6 (28.57%) F5
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) NetApp
7 4 (19.05%) Veeam
8 3 (14.29%) Symantec
9 2 (9.52%) Websense
9 2 (9.52%) CommVault
10 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 1 (4.76%) HP
10 1 (4.76%) EMC
10 1 (4.76%) IBM
10 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard
10 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
10 1 (4.76%) McAfee
10 1 (4.76%) Mercator
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago