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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / South East
Rank 259 207 174
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -33
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 129 289 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 1.52% 1.75%
As % of the System Software category 6.13% 10.82% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 115 268 302
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
2104 2671 2915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.18% 14.03% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 2343 2460
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 36 £55,000 - 6
Surrey +38 32 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hampshire -44 24 £41,250 -2.94% 12
Oxfordshire +22 13 £32,500 -22.15% 2
Kent +3 10 £30,000 -14.28%
East Sussex -4 9 £45,000 -35.71% 2
West Sussex -1 4 £47,500 +31.03%
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £47,500 +5.55%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 273 (88.06%) VMware
2 229 (73.87%) Windows
3 174 (56.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 172 (55.48%) Active Directory
5 160 (51.61%) Linux
6 140 (45.16%) Windows Server
7 121 (39.03%) Microsoft
8 110 (35.48%) Cisco
9 104 (33.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 101 (32.58%) SAN
11 92 (29.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 89 (28.71%) DNS
13 87 (28.06%) ITIL
14 86 (27.74%) PowerShell
15 81 (26.13%) Firewall
16 77 (24.84%) Hyper-V
17 72 (23.23%) MS Excel
18 66 (21.29%) TCP/IP
18 66 (21.29%) Microsoft Certification
19 64 (20.65%) HP
20 57 (18.39%) DHCP
21 56 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
22 54 (17.42%) MS Exchange
22 54 (17.42%) Data Centre
23 53 (17.10%) SQL Server
24 50 (16.13%) Citrix
25 49 (15.81%) Security Cleared
25 49 (15.81%) vCloud
26 48 (15.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 46 (14.84%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (17.42%) MS Exchange
2 45 (14.52%) IIS
3 25 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.84%) OpenStack
6 14 (4.52%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.29%) Apache
9 4 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.97%) SAS
10 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.65%) CMS
11 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (23.23%) MS Excel
2 34 (10.97%) MS Office
3 7 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (13.23%) Office 365
4 14 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (3.87%) IaaS
6 11 (3.55%) IBM Cloud
6 11 (3.55%) SoftLayer
7 7 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.26%) SaaS
8 4 (1.29%) Heroku
8 4 (1.29%) PaaS
9 3 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.65%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (32.58%) SAN
2 89 (28.71%) DNS
3 81 (26.13%) Firewall
4 66 (21.29%) TCP/IP
5 57 (18.39%) DHCP
6 38 (12.26%) LAN
7 36 (11.61%) WAN
8 32 (10.32%) VPN
9 29 (9.35%) VLAN
10 18 (5.81%) VoIP
11 15 (4.84%) Internet
11 15 (4.84%) Wireless
12 13 (4.19%) SSL
13 12 (3.87%) NAS
13 12 (3.87%) VSAN
14 11 (3.55%) IPsec
15 10 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (2.90%) iSCSI
16 9 (2.90%) LDAP
17 8 (2.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.26%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.26%) MySQL
3 7 (2.26%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.29%) Redis
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.32%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (3.87%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.65%) DbUnit
3 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.65%) jMock
3 2 (0.65%) JUnit
3 2 (0.65%) Maven
3 2 (0.65%) Mockito
3 2 (0.65%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) MSI
4 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (10.65%) Finance
2 20 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.29%) Banking
4 4 (1.29%) Legal
4 4 (1.29%) Marketing
5 3 (0.97%) Electronics
5 3 (0.97%) Law
6 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.65%) Back Office
6 2 (0.65%) German Language
7 1 (0.32%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Military
7 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 77 (24.84%) Support Engineer
3 39 (12.58%) Analyst
4 38 (12.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 37 (11.94%) Administrator
6 36 (11.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 34 (10.97%) Systems Administrator
8 33 (10.65%) Infrastructure Support
9 31 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 30 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
10 30 (9.68%) Architect
11 28 (9.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 28 (9.03%) Support Analyst
12 25 (8.06%) VMware Engineer
13 24 (7.74%) Cloud Architect
14 20 (6.45%) Network Engineer
14 20 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
15 18 (5.81%) Network Support
16 17 (5.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.87%) Web Services
2 5 (1.61%) Flash
2 5 (1.61%) LAMP
3 4 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.97%) HTML
4 3 (0.97%) SOAP
5 2 (0.65%) J2EE
5 2 (0.65%) jBPM
5 2 (0.65%) JSON
5 2 (0.65%) Middleware
5 2 (0.65%) PowerMock
5 2 (0.65%) REST
5 2 (0.65%) RESTful
5 2 (0.65%) Spring
5 2 (0.65%) XML
6 1 (0.32%) .NET
6 1 (0.32%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.42%) Data Centre
2 43 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 27 (8.71%) Clustering
4 27 (8.71%) EMC VNX
5 22 (7.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 19 (6.13%) PKI
7 17 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (4.84%) Replication
9 13 (4.19%) Management Information System
10 11 (3.55%) FlexPod
11 10 (3.23%) Private Cloud
11 10 (3.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 7 (2.26%) Computer Science
12 7 (2.26%) HP Storage
13 6 (1.94%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.94%) N-Tier
14 5 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (1.29%) e-Health
15 4 (1.29%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 229 (73.87%) Windows
2 160 (51.61%) Linux
3 140 (45.16%) Windows Server
4 104 (33.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (29.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (8.06%) Unix
7 25 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (6.45%) Windows 7
9 19 (6.13%) CentOS
10 18 (5.81%) Solaris
11 13 (4.19%) Windows 10
12 12 (3.87%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.94%) Debian
13 6 (1.94%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.94%) SUSE
14 5 (1.61%) AIX
14 5 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.29%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (1.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.06%) ITIL
2 37 (11.94%) DevOps
2 37 (11.94%) Presales
3 27 (8.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (8.71%) High Availability
4 25 (8.06%) Network Design
5 20 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 20 (6.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 18 (5.81%) Migration
6 18 (5.81%) Service Management
7 17 (5.48%) Project Management
8 16 (5.16%) Problem Management
9 15 (4.84%) Load Balancing
9 15 (4.84%) OWASP
9 15 (4.84%) Software Engineering
9 15 (4.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (4.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 13 (4.19%) Business Continuity
11 13 (4.19%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 86 (27.74%) PowerShell
2 28 (9.03%) SQL
3 26 (8.39%) Perl
4 25 (8.06%) Python
4 25 (8.06%) Ruby
5 21 (6.77%) VB
6 16 (5.16%) Java
7 9 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.29%) Go
9 2 (0.65%) C
9 2 (0.65%) C#
9 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (21.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (15.81%) Security Cleared
3 48 (15.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 46 (14.84%) MCSE
5 45 (14.52%) SC Cleared
6 41 (13.23%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (12.90%) CCNA
8 28 (9.03%) MCITP
9 27 (8.71%) MCSA
10 13 (4.19%) Degree
11 10 (3.23%) VCDX
12 9 (2.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.94%) MCTS
14 4 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.29%) NCDA
15 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.65%) SAP Certification
15 2 (0.65%) VCP6
16 1 (0.32%) CCIE
16 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.61%) SLA
2 14 (4.52%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.58%) QA
4 5 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 174 (56.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 172 (55.48%) Active Directory
3 77 (24.84%) Hyper-V
4 49 (15.81%) vCloud
5 33 (10.65%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (7.10%) Terminal Services
7 21 (6.77%) XenApp
8 19 (6.13%) VMware ESX
9 13 (4.19%) Docker
10 9 (2.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (1.94%) XenDesktop
14 4 (1.29%) Firmware
15 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.97%) XenServer
16 2 (0.65%) iptables
16 2 (0.65%) KVM
16 2 (0.65%) Postfix
16 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (12.58%) Puppet
3 17 (5.48%) SCCM
4 16 (5.16%) Backup Exec
4 16 (5.16%) vMotion
5 15 (4.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 14 (4.52%) WSUS
7 13 (4.19%) Ansible
8 10 (3.23%) vRealize
9 9 (2.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 7 (2.26%) AirWatch
10 7 (2.26%) Nagios
10 7 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.94%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (1.94%) OpenView
11 6 (1.94%) Tivoli
11 6 (1.94%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 3 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.97%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 273 (88.06%) VMware
2 121 (39.03%) Microsoft
3 110 (35.48%) Cisco
4 64 (20.65%) HP
5 50 (16.13%) Citrix
6 34 (10.97%) EMC
7 27 (8.71%) Red Hat
8 24 (7.74%) Veeam
9 19 (6.13%) NetApp
10 14 (4.52%) IBM
10 14 (4.52%) Nimsoft
11 12 (3.87%) LANDesk
12 11 (3.55%) Symantec
13 10 (3.23%) Dell
13 10 (3.23%) Intel Security
14 9 (2.90%) BMC
14 9 (2.90%) CA
14 9 (2.90%) Google
14 9 (2.90%) Oracle
14 9 (2.90%) Veritas
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To 50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Cloudscope
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000- 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Cloudscope
Salary: Competetive
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + car allowance & training
Posted: 13 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Brighton
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire, UK
Leidos
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire, UK
Leidos
Posted: 18 days ago