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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 149 195 186
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 383 245 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.85% 1.23% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 13.53% 10.27% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 312 211 304
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
2831 2386 2679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.65% 11.99% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2342 1947 2255
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +8 95 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Berkshire -4 89 £37,500 -19.35% 7
Surrey +6 58 £45,000 -1.09% 3
West Sussex +30 47 £46,000 -3.15% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 37 £50,000 +127.27% 7
East Sussex - 29 £45,000 - 1
Kent +12 26 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Oxfordshire -9 13 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Middlesex 0 4 £65,000 +32.65%
Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 668 (97.80%) VMware
2 512 (74.96%) Windows
3 500 (73.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 310 (45.39%) Active Directory
5 303 (44.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 292 (42.75%) Microsoft
7 244 (35.72%) Citrix
8 239 (34.99%) Cisco
9 232 (33.97%) SAN
10 214 (31.33%) Linux
11 203 (29.72%) HP
12 185 (27.09%) XenApp
13 176 (25.77%) MS Exchange
14 175 (25.62%) ITIL
15 162 (23.72%) Firewall
16 148 (21.67%) Hyper-V
17 145 (21.23%) Windows Server 2003
18 144 (21.08%) Microsoft Certification
19 136 (19.91%) MCSE
20 130 (19.03%) TCP/IP
20 130 (19.03%) Windows Server 2012
21 127 (18.59%) SQL Server
22 123 (18.01%) SQL
22 123 (18.01%) VMware ESX
23 122 (17.86%) DNS
24 121 (17.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 116 (16.98%) MS Excel
26 99 (14.49%) vCloud
27 98 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
28 96 (14.06%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 176 (25.77%) MS Exchange
2 88 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 50 (7.32%) IIS
5 44 (6.44%) SharePoint
5 44 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (5.56%) Apache
7 25 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (3.37%) Lync
9 15 (2.20%) Tomcat
10 14 (2.05%) WebSphere
10 14 (2.05%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.76%) SAS
12 11 (1.61%) nginx
13 9 (1.32%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.88%) CMS
14 6 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.88%) WordPress
14 6 (0.88%) Drupal
14 6 (0.88%) Alfresco
Applications
1 116 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.69%) MS Office
3 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.59%) MS Project
3 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) ENOVIA
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (4.98%) Office 365
3 26 (3.81%) PaaS
4 24 (3.51%) IaaS
5 22 (3.22%) SaaS
6 18 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 232 (33.97%) SAN
2 162 (23.72%) Firewall
3 130 (19.03%) TCP/IP
4 122 (17.86%) DNS
5 90 (13.18%) DHCP
6 73 (10.69%) VPN
7 72 (10.54%) WAN
8 70 (10.25%) LAN
9 58 (8.49%) NAS
10 56 (8.20%) iSCSI
11 50 (7.32%) SSL
12 47 (6.88%) IPsec
13 44 (6.44%) MPLS
13 44 (6.44%) NetScaler
14 38 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (4.69%) VLAN
16 31 (4.54%) Fibre Channel
16 31 (4.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 28 (4.10%) BGP
18 26 (3.81%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 51 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (4.83%) MySQL
5 16 (2.34%) DB2
6 15 (2.20%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.44%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.15%) Big Data
12 1 (0.15%) Mahout
12 1 (0.15%) HBase
12 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (1.90%) LoadRunner
2 6 (0.88%) AdminStudio
3 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.59%) TestDirector
4 4 (0.59%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.44%) Selenium
5 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.29%) JMeter
6 2 (0.29%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
General
1 88 (12.88%) Finance
2 25 (3.66%) Publishing
3 16 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.76%) Legal
5 10 (1.46%) Retail
6 9 (1.32%) Banking
7 7 (1.02%) Marketing
8 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.59%) Games
9 4 (0.59%) Electronics
10 3 (0.44%) Advertising
10 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 111 (16.25%) Support Engineer
2 97 (14.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 89 (13.03%) Analyst
4 76 (11.13%) Consultant
5 59 (8.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 59 (8.64%) Administrator
6 56 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 56 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
6 56 (8.20%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 46 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
8 36 (5.27%) Technical Support
8 36 (5.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 33 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
9 33 (4.83%) Architect
10 29 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
11 27 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
12 26 (3.81%) Server Engineer
12 26 (3.81%) Team Leader
12 26 (3.81%) Technical Consultant
12 26 (3.81%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.90%) Application Packaging
1 13 (1.90%) Web Services
2 9 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (1.17%) .NET
4 5 (0.73%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.59%) COM
5 4 (0.59%) Middleware
6 3 (0.44%) WPF
6 3 (0.44%) WinForms
7 2 (0.29%) HTML
7 2 (0.29%) XML
7 2 (0.29%) SOAP
7 2 (0.29%) WCF
7 2 (0.29%) Ajax
7 2 (0.29%) REST
7 2 (0.29%) Worklight
8 1 (0.15%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.15%) RESTful
8 1 (0.15%) KML
8 1 (0.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.44%) Clustering
3 29 (4.25%) Replication
4 24 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (2.20%) Mathematics
7 12 (1.76%) iSeries
7 12 (1.76%) Open Source
8 11 (1.61%) EqualLogic
9 10 (1.46%) FlexPod
10 8 (1.17%) CLARiiON
10 8 (1.17%) e-Health
10 8 (1.17%) Celerra
11 5 (0.73%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.73%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.73%) PMI
12 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.44%) PKI
12 3 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 512 (74.96%) Windows
2 303 (44.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 214 (31.33%) Linux
4 145 (21.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 130 (19.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (9.66%) UNIX
7 59 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (7.91%) CentOS
9 44 (6.44%) Windows 7
10 35 (5.12%) Windows XP
11 28 (4.10%) VMS
12 17 (2.49%) Solaris
12 17 (2.49%) AIX
13 15 (2.20%) Windows 8
14 14 (2.05%) Windows Vista
14 14 (2.05%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.90%) Windows 2000
16 11 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (1.46%) SUSE
18 9 (1.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (25.62%) ITIL
2 59 (8.64%) Change Management
3 44 (6.44%) Mentoring
4 39 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 37 (5.42%) Service Delivery
7 35 (5.12%) Migration
8 29 (4.25%) Incident Management
9 28 (4.10%) Coaching
10 27 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (3.81%) Performance Monitoring
11 26 (3.81%) Infrastructure Management
12 21 (3.07%) BCP
13 20 (2.93%) Test Scripting
13 20 (2.93%) Service Management
14 18 (2.64%) Configuration Management
14 18 (2.64%) Line Management
15 17 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (2.49%) Technical Architecture
16 16 (2.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (18.01%) SQL
2 59 (8.64%) PowerShell
3 30 (4.39%) VBScript
4 25 (3.66%) Perl
4 25 (3.66%) Python
5 17 (2.49%) C
6 15 (2.20%) PHP
7 14 (2.05%) C#
8 13 (1.90%) Ruby
9 11 (1.61%) Java
10 4 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.44%) VB
11 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.15%) R
13 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 144 (21.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 136 (19.91%) MCSE
3 121 (17.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 98 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (13.03%) Security Cleared
6 80 (11.71%) Citrix Certification
7 78 (11.42%) CCNA
8 74 (10.83%) CCA
9 59 (8.64%) MCSA
10 58 (8.49%) SC Cleared
11 55 (8.05%) Degree
12 41 (6.00%) MCITP
13 35 (5.12%) CCEE
14 32 (4.69%) VCP5
15 27 (3.95%) CCNP
16 24 (3.51%) VCAP
16 24 (3.51%) NCDA
17 23 (3.37%) CCIA
18 22 (3.22%) CCAA
19 18 (2.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (10.69%) SLA
2 23 (3.37%) PCI DSS
3 21 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.17%) QA
5 1 (0.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 500 (73.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 310 (45.39%) Active Directory
3 185 (27.09%) XenApp
4 148 (21.67%) Hyper-V
5 123 (18.01%) VMware ESX
6 99 (14.49%) vCloud
7 90 (13.18%) XenDesktop
8 65 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
9 48 (7.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 25 (3.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 23 (3.37%) XenServer
12 16 (2.34%) Terminal Services
12 16 (2.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (1.32%) Xen
14 7 (1.02%) ISA Server
14 7 (1.02%) Firmware
15 5 (0.73%) NFS
16 3 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
16 3 (0.44%) Samba
17 2 (0.29%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 68 (9.96%) SCCM
2 52 (7.61%) Backup Exec
3 46 (6.73%) WSUS
4 41 (6.00%) SCOM
5 29 (4.25%) NetBackup
6 23 (3.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 21 (3.07%) Nagios
8 18 (2.64%) HP Data Protector
8 18 (2.64%) SCVMM
9 14 (2.05%) Zenoss
9 14 (2.05%) XenMobile
10 12 (1.76%) Tivoli
10 12 (1.76%) EdgeSight
11 11 (1.61%) cPanel
11 11 (1.61%) Webmin
11 11 (1.61%) Plesk
11 11 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (1.32%) SCOrch
14 8 (1.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 668 (97.80%) VMware
2 292 (42.75%) Microsoft
3 244 (35.72%) Citrix
4 239 (34.99%) Cisco
5 203 (29.72%) HP
6 96 (14.06%) NetApp
7 64 (9.37%) Red Hat
8 57 (8.35%) IBM
9 54 (7.91%) Symantec
10 45 (6.59%) Dell
11 38 (5.56%) 3PAR
12 37 (5.42%) Oracle
13 35 (5.12%) EMC
14 27 (3.95%) AppSense
15 22 (3.22%) McAfee
16 18 (2.64%) Polycom
17 17 (2.49%) Juniper
18 16 (2.34%) CheckPoint
19 14 (2.05%) Avaya
19 14 (2.05%) CommVault
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits (Healthcare, Company Bonus, Overtime)
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + On-Call
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago