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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.78% 1.41% 2.75%
As % of the System Software category 4.05% 6.56% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 6
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £43,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
74 61 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 19.12% 21.55% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 74 59 58
Average salary £47,750 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.30% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) PLM
3 1 (20.00%) PDM
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense