The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 46 71 46
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -25
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.08% 0.44% 2.97%
As % of the System Software category 14.89% 1.79% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 8
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

System Software Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 112 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.99% 24.67% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 44 108 72
Average salary £38,250 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.04% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

vSphere
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Portsmouth region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Portsmouth

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) ITIL
3 11 (73.33%) DHCP
3 11 (73.33%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (60.00%) SCCM
5 8 (53.33%) SCOM
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (53.33%) AppSense
5 8 (53.33%) XenApp
5 8 (53.33%) XenServer
5 8 (53.33%) XenDesktop
5 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (53.33%) NetScaler
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco
5 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 8 (53.33%) CCA
5 8 (53.33%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (53.33%) EdgeSight
6 6 (40.00%) CISSP
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (40.00%) SAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) DHCP
1 11 (73.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) NetScaler
3 6 (40.00%) SMTP
3 6 (40.00%) X.400
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) SAN
3 6 (40.00%) DMZ
3 6 (40.00%) FTP
3 6 (40.00%) HTTP
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.67%) NAS
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) CESG
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) CCA
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (53.33%) XenApp
2 8 (53.33%) XenServer
2 8 (53.33%) XenDesktop
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SCCM
2 8 (53.33%) SCOM
2 8 (53.33%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) AppSense
3 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
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