The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 77 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.44% 2.76% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% 14.63% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
110 82 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 24.39% 18.89% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 106 71 58
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
vSphere
Hampshire

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 16 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) VCDX
2 3 (60.00%) VCAP
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) vCloud
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (60.00%) VCDX
1 3 (60.00%) VCAP
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix