The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 215 177 212
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +35
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 261 305 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 1.44% 1.19%
As % of the System Software category 9.28% 11.32% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 221 271 238
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2812 2694 2523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.46% 12.68% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2260 2279 2194
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

vSphere
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South East region.

vSphere Salary Trend in the South East

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in the South East

vSphere
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -31 80 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Hampshire -11 76 £42,000 +5.00% 7
Surrey -32 47 £40,000 -20.00% 7
West Sussex +6 32 £42,500 +23.18% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 21 £50,000 +51.51% 3
Kent -8 9 £50,000 +2.69% 1
Middlesex 0 7 £46,250 -15.90%
Oxfordshire -12 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East Sussex -27 6 £34,500 -15.33%
Thames Valley - 3 £40,000 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 444 (93.08%) VMware
2 380 (79.66%) Windows
3 319 (66.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 228 (47.80%) Microsoft
4 228 (47.80%) Active Directory
5 181 (37.95%) Linux
6 179 (37.53%) Citrix
7 177 (37.11%) Cisco
8 172 (36.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 170 (35.64%) SAN
10 167 (35.01%) ITIL
11 136 (28.51%) SQL
12 132 (27.67%) Firewall
13 125 (26.21%) MS Exchange
14 114 (23.90%) XenApp
15 105 (22.01%) Exchange Server 2010
16 102 (21.38%) SQL Server
17 101 (21.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 99 (20.75%) MS Excel
19 94 (19.71%) DNS
20 90 (18.87%) HP
21 87 (18.24%) Hyper-V
22 85 (17.82%) Cisco Certification
23 80 (16.77%) TCP/IP
24 79 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
24 79 (16.56%) NetApp
25 75 (15.72%) VMware ESXi
26 72 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
26 72 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
27 70 (14.68%) VPN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 125 (26.21%) MS Exchange
2 105 (22.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 46 (9.64%) IIS
6 45 (9.43%) Lync
7 38 (7.97%) SharePoint
8 22 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (3.56%) Apache
10 15 (3.14%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.89%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.89%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.26%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.84%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.84%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 99 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.66%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.66%) SaaS
2 23 (4.82%) PaaS
3 20 (4.19%) IaaS
4 14 (2.94%) Office 365
5 10 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (35.64%) SAN
2 132 (27.67%) Firewall
3 94 (19.71%) DNS
4 80 (16.77%) TCP/IP
5 70 (14.68%) VPN
6 64 (13.42%) WAN
7 57 (11.95%) LAN
8 46 (9.64%) DHCP
8 46 (9.64%) NAS
9 43 (9.01%) SSL
10 42 (8.81%) IPsec
11 35 (7.34%) MPLS
12 34 (7.13%) OSPF
12 34 (7.13%) BGP
12 34 (7.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (5.45%) VLAN
14 23 (4.82%) iSCSI
14 23 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (4.61%) IP Telephony
16 19 (3.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (5.66%) MySQL
5 15 (3.14%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.26%) Pentaho
9 6 (1.26%) QlikView
10 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.05%) DTS
11 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.21%) JMeter
General
1 45 (9.43%) Finance
2 12 (2.52%) Games
3 7 (1.47%) Marketing
4 5 (1.05%) Publishing
5 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.63%) Electronics
6 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.42%) Retail
7 2 (0.42%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.21%) Military
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (17.40%) Analyst
2 65 (13.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 57 (11.95%) Consultant
4 56 (11.74%) Support Engineer
5 52 (10.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 40 (8.39%) Administrator
7 39 (8.18%) Support Analyst
8 30 (6.29%) Architect
9 29 (6.08%) Systems Administrator
10 28 (5.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 28 (5.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 26 (5.45%) Technical Support
12 24 (5.03%) Technical Analyst
13 23 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
14 20 (4.19%) Technical Consultant
14 20 (4.19%) Team Leader
15 19 (3.98%) Senior Consultant
16 17 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
17 16 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
18 15 (3.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.94%) .NET
2 12 (2.52%) Web Services
3 7 (1.47%) XHTML
3 7 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (1.47%) LAMP
3 7 (1.47%) HTML
4 6 (1.26%) COM
5 5 (1.05%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 4 (0.84%) SOAP
6 4 (0.84%) WCF
6 4 (0.84%) REST
7 3 (0.63%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.42%) J2EE
9 1 (0.21%) WSDL
9 1 (0.21%) XML
9 1 (0.21%) KML
9 1 (0.21%) Ajax
9 1 (0.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.29%) Clustering
2 29 (6.08%) Replication
3 24 (5.03%) EqualLogic
4 15 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (2.73%) Open Source
5 13 (2.73%) FlexPod
6 11 (2.31%) Kindle
7 10 (2.10%) CLARiiON
7 10 (2.10%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.89%) Firmware
8 9 (1.89%) iSeries
9 8 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.68%) Online Games
9 8 (1.68%) Celerra
10 5 (1.05%) iPhone
11 4 (0.84%) Social Media
11 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.84%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 380 (79.66%) Windows
2 181 (37.95%) Linux
3 172 (36.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (9.64%) Windows 7
7 41 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (6.71%) CentOS
9 26 (5.45%) UNIX
10 21 (4.40%) Windows 8
11 16 (3.35%) Windows 2000 Server
12 13 (2.73%) Solaris
12 13 (2.73%) Windows Vista
13 12 (2.52%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.89%) HPUX
15 8 (1.68%) AIX
16 7 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (1.05%) VMS
18 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (35.01%) ITIL
2 50 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (6.08%) Service Management
3 29 (6.08%) Service Delivery
4 28 (5.87%) Capacity Management
5 26 (5.45%) Change Management
6 23 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (4.61%) Project Management
8 21 (4.40%) PRINCE2
9 18 (3.77%) Change Control
10 17 (3.56%) Migration
10 17 (3.56%) Network Management
11 15 (3.14%) Problem Management
12 14 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (2.94%) Business Continuity
13 13 (2.73%) Infrastructure Management
14 12 (2.52%) Data Management
15 11 (2.31%) DevOps
16 10 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (2.10%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (28.51%) SQL
2 58 (12.16%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.56%) Python
3 17 (3.56%) PHP
4 16 (3.35%) Ruby
5 12 (2.52%) Java
6 11 (2.31%) C#
7 10 (2.10%) Perl
8 7 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.84%) C++
11 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.63%) VBScript
11 3 (0.63%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.21%) C
Qualifications
1 101 (21.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 85 (17.82%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (14.05%) MCSE
5 66 (13.84%) Security Cleared
6 52 (10.90%) CCNA
7 50 (10.48%) Degree
8 41 (8.60%) MCITP
9 35 (7.34%) CCNP
10 31 (6.50%) NCDA
11 30 (6.29%) NCIE
11 30 (6.29%) VCAP
11 30 (6.29%) Citrix Certification
12 29 (6.08%) SC Cleared
13 25 (5.24%) MCTS
14 23 (4.82%) CCA
15 21 (4.40%) DV Cleared
16 20 (4.19%) VTSP
17 15 (3.14%) VCDX
18 14 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.01%) SLA
2 22 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.94%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.42%) BS7799
6 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 319 (66.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 228 (47.80%) Active Directory
3 114 (23.90%) XenApp
4 87 (18.24%) Hyper-V
5 75 (15.72%) VMware ESXi
6 65 (13.63%) vCloud
7 62 (13.00%) XenDesktop
8 52 (10.90%) VMware ESX
9 30 (6.29%) XenServer
10 19 (3.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 17 (3.56%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.47%) MetaFrame
12 7 (1.47%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (1.26%) NFS
14 4 (0.84%) KVM
14 4 (0.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 4 (0.84%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.63%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (8.60%) NetBackup
2 38 (7.97%) SCCM
3 36 (7.55%) SCOM
4 30 (6.29%) Backup Exec
5 15 (3.14%) Tivoli
5 15 (3.14%) Zenoss
6 14 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
7 13 (2.73%) Nagios
8 12 (2.52%) WSUS
9 11 (2.31%) SCVMM
10 8 (1.68%) Foglight
11 7 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (1.26%) Puppet
13 5 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (1.05%) ARCserve
13 5 (1.05%) Legato
14 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (0.84%) AppManager
14 4 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 444 (93.08%) VMware
2 228 (47.80%) Microsoft
3 179 (37.53%) Citrix
4 177 (37.11%) Cisco
5 90 (18.87%) HP
6 79 (16.56%) NetApp
7 40 (8.39%) Symantec
8 39 (8.18%) EMC
9 37 (7.76%) Dell
10 34 (7.13%) IBM
11 31 (6.50%) Juniper
12 26 (5.45%) CheckPoint
12 26 (5.45%) Oracle
13 24 (5.03%) Red Hat
13 24 (5.03%) Veeam
14 21 (4.40%) NetIQ
15 20 (4.19%) SolarWinds
16 13 (2.73%) 3PAR
17 12 (2.52%) F5
18 11 (2.31%) PlateSpin
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days hol, Pension & Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £50000 Per Annum C50k + On Call + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum 10%bonus pension and healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire, South West
Airbus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire, South West
Airbus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: c£25,000 + Car allowance dependent on experience
Posted: 18 days ago