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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank - 65 40
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 0.78% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category - 3.85% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
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
48 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.74% 20.26% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 47 78 62
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) DMZ
1 4 (100.00%) X.400
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) CESG
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DMZ
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) X.400
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft