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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 47 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.73% - 3.20%
As % of the System Software category 15.07% - 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 9
Average salary £45,000 - £30,000
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
73 96 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.11% 23.88% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 66 92 84
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £50,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 September 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (82.35%) DNS
2 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 14 (82.35%) DHCP
3 11 (64.71%) FTP
3 11 (64.71%) HTTP
3 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 11 (64.71%) CCNA
3 11 (64.71%) CISSP
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (64.71%) X.400
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) DMZ
3 11 (64.71%) CESG
3 11 (64.71%) Network Security
3 11 (64.71%) SMTP
3 11 (64.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) EdgeSight
4 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) NetScaler
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (35.29%) XenApp
4 6 (35.29%) XenServer

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) DHCP
1 14 (82.35%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) Network Security
2 11 (64.71%) SMTP
2 11 (64.71%) FTP
2 11 (64.71%) HTTP
2 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (64.71%) DMZ
2 11 (64.71%) X.400
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) NetScaler
4 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
4 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
1 11 (64.71%) Network Security Engineer
1 11 (64.71%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) CESG
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 11 (64.71%) CCNA
2 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) CCA
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware ESX
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
1 6 (35.29%) XenApp
1 6 (35.29%) XenServer
1 6 (35.29%) XenDesktop
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
1 6 (35.29%) SCOM
1 6 (35.29%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) AppSense
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco