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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 77 97 59
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -38
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 31 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.82% 0.72% 2.65%
As % of the System Software category 19.50% 7.92% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 19
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,400 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
159 101 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.48% 9.03% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 141 93 81
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 - 20 £32,500 - 1
West Malling - 3 £45,000 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (87.23%) Windows
3 37 (78.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (76.60%) Citrix
5 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
6 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
7 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (46.81%) MS Exchange
9 20 (42.55%) VBScript
9 20 (42.55%) PowerShell
9 20 (42.55%) WSUS
10 19 (40.43%) BCP
11 18 (38.30%) DHCP
11 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
11 18 (38.30%) DNS
12 16 (34.04%) Cisco
12 16 (34.04%) XenApp
12 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (29.79%) Symantec
13 14 (29.79%) Backup Exec
13 14 (29.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 13 (27.66%) XenDesktop
15 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (25.53%) Finance
15 12 (25.53%) HP
15 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
15 12 (25.53%) LAN
15 12 (25.53%) WAN
15 12 (25.53%) Linux
16 11 (23.40%) IBM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 22 (46.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) DHCP
1 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
1 18 (38.30%) DNS
2 12 (25.53%) LAN
2 12 (25.53%) WAN
3 9 (19.15%) SAN
4 7 (14.89%) Firewall
5 5 (10.64%) MPLS
5 5 (10.64%) OSPF
5 5 (10.64%) BGP
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security
7 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.26%) NAS
7 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.26%) Wireless
8 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.13%) VoIP
8 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Technical Support
2 13 (27.66%) Support Supervisor
3 7 (14.89%) Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Build Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (25.53%) Linux
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.77%) CentOS
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) BCP
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Operations Management
4 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Change Management
5 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.64%) Coaching
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.13%) SIEM
7 1 (2.13%) Information Security
7 1 (2.13%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) VBScript
1 20 (42.55%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) CCNP
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) CCNA
2 5 (10.64%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) MCSA
3 1 (2.13%) CCDP
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (78.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
3 16 (34.04%) XenApp
4 13 (27.66%) XenDesktop
5 8 (17.02%) VMware ESX
6 6 (12.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
6 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (42.55%) WSUS
2 14 (29.79%) Backup Exec
2 14 (29.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (12.77%) SCCM
4 5 (10.64%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (4.26%) Foglight
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (76.60%) Citrix
3 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.04%) Cisco
5 14 (29.79%) Symantec
6 12 (25.53%) HP
6 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
7 11 (23.40%) IBM
8 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
9 6 (12.77%) Wyse
9 6 (12.77%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.26%) F5
10 2 (4.26%) Websense
11 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
11 1 (2.13%) NetApp
Kent
Computer Futures
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