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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 169 261 179
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -82
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 359 213 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.69% 0.93% 1.53%
As % of the System Software category 12.28% 7.52% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 314 184 307
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2924 2831 2704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.78% 12.32% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2424 2300 2326
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Hampshire +42 139 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Berkshire +12 73 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Surrey +24 47 £37,250 -17.22% 8
West Sussex +21 37 £42,500 - 2
Kent +22 28 £31,250 -26.47% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 13 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +11 8 £37,722 -24.55% 1
East Sussex +26 5 £47,500 -
Middlesex +1 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Sussex - 1 - -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 647 (94.59%) VMware
2 502 (73.39%) Windows
3 425 (62.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 284 (41.52%) Microsoft
5 277 (40.50%) Active Directory
6 257 (37.57%) Linux
7 253 (36.99%) Cisco
8 247 (36.11%) SAN
9 231 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 210 (30.70%) Firewall
11 205 (29.97%) ITIL
12 202 (29.53%) HP
13 199 (29.09%) Citrix
14 187 (27.34%) Data Centre
15 177 (25.88%) DNS
16 171 (25.00%) MS Exchange
17 159 (23.25%) Hyper-V
18 158 (23.10%) SQL
19 152 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
20 150 (21.93%) DHCP
21 148 (21.64%) vCloud
22 145 (21.20%) Microsoft Certification
23 141 (20.61%) TCP/IP
24 134 (19.59%) XenApp
25 133 (19.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 132 (19.30%) MCSE
27 129 (18.86%) Windows Server 2012
28 123 (17.98%) SQL Server
28 123 (17.98%) Cisco Certification
29 121 (17.69%) MS Excel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 171 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 105 (15.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (8.04%) SharePoint
4 51 (7.46%) IIS
5 41 (5.99%) Apache
5 41 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 40 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (3.36%) Apache Solr
7 23 (3.36%) Tomcat
8 21 (3.07%) Lync
9 20 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (2.19%) SAS
11 8 (1.17%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (1.02%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.88%) JBoss
13 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 121 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 48 (7.02%) MS Office
3 11 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) ENOVIA
1 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.63%) Office 365
2 44 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (3.22%) SaaS
5 20 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (2.49%) PaaS
6 17 (2.49%) IaaS
7 6 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 247 (36.11%) SAN
2 210 (30.70%) Firewall
3 177 (25.88%) DNS
4 150 (21.93%) DHCP
5 141 (20.61%) TCP/IP
6 97 (14.18%) LAN
7 94 (13.74%) WAN
8 93 (13.60%) NAS
9 84 (12.28%) VPN
10 53 (7.75%) Fibre Channel
11 48 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (7.02%) VLAN
12 41 (5.99%) NetScaler
13 38 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (5.12%) iSCSI
15 33 (4.82%) Wireless
16 31 (4.53%) SMTP
17 29 (4.24%) MPLS
18 28 (4.09%) IPsec
18 28 (4.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (5.56%) MySQL
4 28 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.19%) DB2
8 11 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.29%) Big Data
13 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (0.73%) TestDirector
1 5 (0.73%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.44%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.44%) Subversion
4 2 (0.29%) Redmine
General
1 81 (11.84%) Finance
2 19 (2.78%) Legal
3 15 (2.19%) Back Office
3 15 (2.19%) Publishing
4 14 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.90%) Retail
6 12 (1.75%) Online Betting
7 10 (1.46%) Billing
8 9 (1.32%) Advertising
9 5 (0.73%) Banking
9 5 (0.73%) French Language
9 5 (0.73%) German Language
9 5 (0.73%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Marketing
11 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 127 (18.57%) Support Engineer
2 90 (13.16%) Analyst
3 87 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 85 (12.43%) Consultant
5 64 (9.36%) Administrator
6 55 (8.04%) Systems Administrator
6 55 (8.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 43 (6.29%) Systems Engineer
7 43 (6.29%) Network Engineer
8 41 (5.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 40 (5.85%) Technical Consultant
10 36 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 32 (4.68%) IT Support
11 32 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
12 30 (4.39%) Technical Support
13 29 (4.24%) Senior Consultant
13 29 (4.24%) Architect
14 28 (4.09%) Support Analyst
15 27 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
15 27 (3.95%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.90%) Software Packaging
2 9 (1.32%) MAPI
3 6 (0.88%) LAMP
4 5 (0.73%) COM
5 4 (0.58%) Web Services
6 2 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.29%) .NET
6 2 (0.29%) RESTful
7 1 (0.15%) REST
7 1 (0.15%) WCF
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) Middleware
7 1 (0.15%) XML
7 1 (0.15%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 187 (27.34%) Data Centre
2 53 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (7.31%) Private Cloud
4 41 (5.99%) Management Information System
5 37 (5.41%) Replication
6 35 (5.12%) Blackberry
7 30 (4.39%) Clustering
8 21 (3.07%) HP Storage
9 20 (2.92%) EMC VNX
10 19 (2.78%) iPhone
10 19 (2.78%) Computer Science
11 16 (2.34%) FlexPod
12 15 (2.19%) iSeries
12 15 (2.19%) Client/Server
13 14 (2.05%) CESG
13 14 (2.05%) BYOD
14 13 (1.90%) Enterprise Cloud
14 13 (1.90%) iPad
15 12 (1.75%) e-Health
16 10 (1.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 502 (73.39%) Windows
2 257 (37.57%) Linux
3 231 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 152 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 129 (18.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 83 (12.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (5.99%) UNIX
8 38 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 37 (5.41%) Windows XP
10 35 (5.12%) CentOS
11 18 (2.63%) Android
11 18 (2.63%) Windows 8
12 17 (2.49%) Data ONTAP
13 15 (2.19%) Windows Vista
14 14 (2.05%) VMS
15 9 (1.32%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.32%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.88%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (29.97%) ITIL
2 56 (8.19%) Mentoring
3 43 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 42 (6.14%) Capacity Management
5 40 (5.85%) Migration
6 36 (5.26%) Change Management
7 34 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (3.95%) Project Management
10 26 (3.80%) Problem Management
11 24 (3.51%) Service Management
11 24 (3.51%) Line Management
11 24 (3.51%) Patch Management
12 23 (3.36%) Service Delivery
13 19 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (2.78%) Coaching
14 17 (2.49%) Business Continuity
15 16 (2.34%) Waterfall
15 16 (2.34%) Incident Management
15 16 (2.34%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 158 (23.10%) SQL
2 38 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 16 (2.34%) PL/SQL
5 14 (2.05%) VBScript
5 14 (2.05%) Perl
6 13 (1.90%) Python
7 9 (1.32%) PHP
7 9 (1.32%) C
8 8 (1.17%) C#
8 8 (1.17%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.17%) Ruby
9 5 (0.73%) Java
10 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 145 (21.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (19.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 132 (19.30%) MCSE
4 123 (17.98%) Cisco Certification
5 102 (14.91%) CCNA
6 92 (13.45%) Security Cleared
7 64 (9.36%) MCSA
8 53 (7.75%) CCA
8 53 (7.75%) Citrix Certification
9 51 (7.46%) SC Cleared
10 40 (5.85%) MCITP
11 32 (4.68%) Degree
12 30 (4.39%) CCNP
13 26 (3.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 22 (3.22%) DV Cleared
15 21 (3.07%) VCP5
16 20 (2.92%) ISEB
17 16 (2.34%) CISSP
18 10 (1.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
19 9 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (11.99%) SLA
2 51 (7.46%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.61%) COBIT
4 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.44%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) DICOM
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 425 (62.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 277 (40.50%) Active Directory
3 159 (23.25%) Hyper-V
4 148 (21.64%) vCloud
5 134 (19.59%) XenApp
6 110 (16.08%) VMware ESX
7 83 (12.13%) VMware ESXi
8 68 (9.94%) XenDesktop
9 33 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 28 (4.09%) XenServer
11 20 (2.92%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 12 (1.75%) DFS Replication
13 10 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.88%) Firmware
14 6 (0.88%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 4 (0.58%) Samba
17 3 (0.44%) Xen
17 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 65 (9.50%) SCCM
2 34 (4.97%) Backup Exec
3 33 (4.82%) NetBackup
4 32 (4.68%) WSUS
5 27 (3.95%) SCOM
5 27 (3.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 25 (3.65%) HP SIM
7 20 (2.92%) HP Data Protector
8 16 (2.34%) EdgeSight
9 11 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (1.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 8 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (1.17%) vMotion
11 8 (1.17%) Puppet
12 6 (0.88%) Nagios
12 6 (0.88%) WMI
13 5 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.58%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
15 3 (0.44%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 647 (94.59%) VMware
2 284 (41.52%) Microsoft
3 253 (36.99%) Cisco
4 202 (29.53%) HP
5 199 (29.09%) Citrix
6 105 (15.35%) NetApp
7 66 (9.65%) Symantec
8 55 (8.04%) Red Hat
9 54 (7.89%) EMC
9 54 (7.89%) IBM
9 54 (7.89%) 3PAR
10 33 (4.82%) Veeam
11 24 (3.51%) Oracle
11 24 (3.51%) Apple
11 24 (3.51%) AppSense
12 21 (3.07%) Dell
13 20 (2.92%) Juniper
14 19 (2.78%) hybris
15 16 (2.34%) CommVault
16 14 (2.05%) Avaya
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ninesharp
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £47000 Per Annum C46k + on call + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up To 100k OTE £125k plus Health, Life, Pension, Car Allowance, Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Autotask
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + corporate benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago