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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 77 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.26% 3.74% 1.99%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 16.30% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 7
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
91 92 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 23.21% 22.94% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87 81 95
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 22 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) VCDX
3 3 (60.00%) VCAP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) VCDX
1 3 (60.00%) VCAP
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft