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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 76 96 65
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 34 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.95% 0.58% 1.98%
As % of the System Software category 26.15% 5.65% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 15
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,400 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
130 124 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.27% 10.31% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 116 116 83
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,050 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Maidstone - 17 £32,500 - 1
West Malling - 4 £45,000 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (93.33%) Windows
3 36 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (75.56%) Citrix
5 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
6 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
7 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (46.67%) MS Exchange
9 20 (44.44%) VBScript
9 20 (44.44%) WSUS
9 20 (44.44%) PowerShell
10 19 (42.22%) BCP
11 18 (40.00%) DHCP
11 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
11 18 (40.00%) DNS
12 16 (35.56%) Symantec
13 15 (33.33%) XenApp
13 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (31.11%) Cisco
14 14 (31.11%) Backup Exec
14 14 (31.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 12 (26.67%) LAN
15 12 (26.67%) WAN
15 12 (26.67%) Finance
15 12 (26.67%) XenDesktop
16 9 (20.00%) Linux
16 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
16 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (17.78%) SQL
17 8 (17.78%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) DHCP
1 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (40.00%) DNS
2 12 (26.67%) LAN
2 12 (26.67%) WAN
3 7 (15.56%) Firewall
4 5 (11.11%) SAN
4 5 (11.11%) MPLS
4 5 (11.11%) OSPF
4 5 (11.11%) BGP
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.44%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.22%) VLAN
7 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 13 (28.89%) Support Supervisor
3 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Storage Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 42 (93.33%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.67%) CentOS
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) BCP
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Operations Management
4 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.44%) Data Management
7 1 (2.22%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security
7 1 (2.22%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) VBScript
1 20 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) CCNP
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) MCSE
3 5 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (4.44%) VCDX
4 2 (4.44%) NCDA
4 2 (4.44%) NCIE
4 2 (4.44%) VCAP
4 2 (4.44%) VTSP
5 1 (2.22%) CCEE
5 1 (2.22%) CCDP
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
3 15 (33.33%) XenApp
4 12 (26.67%) XenDesktop
5 6 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
7 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (44.44%) WSUS
2 14 (31.11%) Backup Exec
2 14 (31.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (13.33%) SCCM
4 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (4.44%) Legato
5 2 (4.44%) Foglight
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (75.56%) Citrix
3 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) Symantec
5 14 (31.11%) Cisco
6 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
7 8 (17.78%) IBM
7 8 (17.78%) HP
8 6 (13.33%) Wyse
8 6 (13.33%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.67%) NetApp
10 2 (4.44%) Websense
10 2 (4.44%) F5
10 2 (4.44%) CommVault
11 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
Maidstone
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago