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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 197 181 276
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +95
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 269 361 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.70% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 10.61% 11.88% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 230 316 199
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2535 3039 2965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.95% 14.28% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2204 2532 2426
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +60 126 £52,500 +36.36% 6
Hampshire -55 52 £44,000 -0.56% 7
East Sussex +26 23 £42,253 -11.04%
Kent +6 17 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Surrey -11 17 £55,000 +46.66% 8
West Sussex -28 12 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Oxfordshire -8 9 £47,000 +20.94%
Buckinghamshire +23 5 £40,000 -
Middlesex +9 3 £55,000 -21.42%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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.

1 495 (92.52%) VMware
2 367 (68.60%) Windows
3 287 (53.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 266 (49.72%) Active Directory
5 259 (48.41%) Microsoft
6 245 (45.79%) Windows Server
7 223 (41.68%) Cisco
7 223 (41.68%) Linux
8 215 (40.19%) ITIL
9 206 (38.50%) Firewall
10 183 (34.21%) SAN
11 175 (32.71%) Citrix
12 143 (26.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 141 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 136 (25.42%) PowerShell
15 130 (24.30%) MS Exchange
16 127 (23.74%) DNS
17 126 (23.55%) HP
18 124 (23.18%) Windows Server 2012
19 123 (22.99%) MS Excel
20 112 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
21 111 (20.75%) Data Centre
22 110 (20.56%) Hyper-V
22 110 (20.56%) XenApp
23 108 (20.19%) LAN
23 108 (20.19%) SQL Server
24 102 (19.07%) WAN
25 100 (18.69%) DHCP
26 99 (18.50%) Red Hat
27 98 (18.32%) Office 365

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
1 130 (24.30%) MS Exchange
2 62 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (10.47%) IIS
4 51 (9.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 45 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (3.74%) OpenStack
7 16 (2.99%) Skype for Business
8 12 (2.24%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.56%) CMS
10 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.37%) Apache
11 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.19%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.19%) JBoss
12 1 (0.19%) SAS
12 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 123 (22.99%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.05%) MS Office
3 5 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 98 (18.32%) Office 365
2 60 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (7.29%) IaaS
4 38 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (5.42%) PaaS
6 17 (3.18%) SaaS
7 10 (1.87%) OpenShift
8 9 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.12%) SoftLayer
10 3 (0.56%) Heroku
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 206 (38.50%) Firewall
2 183 (34.21%) SAN
3 127 (23.74%) DNS
4 108 (20.19%) LAN
5 102 (19.07%) WAN
6 100 (18.69%) DHCP
7 73 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 54 (10.09%) NAS
9 49 (9.16%) Network Security
10 48 (8.97%) VPN
11 46 (8.60%) Cisco Nexus
12 36 (6.73%) Fibre Channel
13 28 (5.23%) VLAN
14 25 (4.67%) Cisco IPT
14 25 (4.67%) IP Telephony
15 21 (3.93%) Internet
15 21 (3.93%) Wireless
16 19 (3.55%) iSCSI
17 18 (3.36%) VoIP
18 17 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (20.19%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.56%) Redis
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (3.74%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (1.12%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.19%) MSI
3 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 87 (16.26%) Finance
2 17 (3.18%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.31%) Advertising
4 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.12%) Retail
5 4 (0.75%) Back Office
5 4 (0.75%) Games
5 4 (0.75%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.19%) Banking
7 1 (0.19%) Billing
7 1 (0.19%) Electronics
7 1 (0.19%) German Language
7 1 (0.19%) Marketing
7 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (16.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 85 (15.89%) VMware Engineer
3 70 (13.08%) Analyst
4 67 (12.52%) Systems Engineer
5 60 (11.21%) Administrator
6 48 (8.97%) Support Engineer
7 47 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support
8 43 (8.04%) Consultant
9 42 (7.85%) Systems Administrator
10 40 (7.48%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 40 (7.48%) Support Analyst
11 35 (6.54%) Cloud Engineer
12 34 (6.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 34 (6.36%) Network Engineer
13 33 (6.17%) Architect
14 31 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
14 31 (5.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
15 30 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 27 (5.05%) IT Analyst
16 27 (5.05%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.80%) HTML
1 15 (2.80%) Middleware
2 11 (2.06%) Web Services
3 4 (0.75%) .NET
3 4 (0.75%) JSON
3 4 (0.75%) SOAP
4 3 (0.56%) CSS
4 3 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.56%) XML
5 2 (0.37%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.19%) COM
6 1 (0.19%) JSP
6 1 (0.19%) LAMP
6 1 (0.19%) REST
6 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 111 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 53 (9.91%) EMC VNX
3 52 (9.72%) Replication
4 43 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (5.42%) HP Storage
6 26 (4.86%) Clustering
7 22 (4.11%) VCE vBlock
8 21 (3.93%) Management Information System
9 20 (3.74%) Private Cloud
10 17 (3.18%) Driving Licence
11 16 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
12 14 (2.62%) NHS
13 13 (2.43%) EMC VMAX
13 13 (2.43%) EMC VNXe
14 10 (1.87%) FlexPod
14 10 (1.87%) Statistics
15 9 (1.68%) EqualLogic
16 8 (1.50%) PKI
17 7 (1.31%) Cryptography
18 6 (1.12%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 367 (68.60%) Windows
2 245 (45.79%) Windows Server
3 223 (41.68%) Linux
4 141 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 124 (23.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (15.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 64 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (9.16%) CentOS
9 44 (8.22%) Windows 7
10 38 (7.10%) Windows 10
11 36 (6.73%) Windows 8
12 35 (6.54%) Unix
13 13 (2.43%) Solaris
14 12 (2.24%) VMS
15 7 (1.31%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.31%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.93%) Android
16 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.93%) Debian
16 5 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (40.19%) ITIL
2 61 (11.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 54 (10.09%) Service Management
4 46 (8.60%) Capacity Planning
4 46 (8.60%) Mentoring
5 43 (8.04%) Capacity Management
6 42 (7.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 39 (7.29%) Presales
8 38 (7.10%) Change Management
9 33 (6.17%) Migration
9 33 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
10 30 (5.61%) DevOps
11 29 (5.42%) Incident Management
11 29 (5.42%) Mobile Device Management
12 28 (5.23%) ISMS
13 27 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (4.67%) Virtual Environments
15 24 (4.49%) Server Virtualisation
15 24 (4.49%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (25.42%) PowerShell
2 73 (13.64%) SQL
3 62 (11.59%) Python
4 55 (10.28%) Perl
5 40 (7.48%) Ruby
6 27 (5.05%) Bash Shell
7 22 (4.11%) Java
8 16 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.43%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.56%) Bourne shell
10 3 (0.56%) Go
10 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.19%) C
11 1 (0.19%) C#
11 1 (0.19%) C++
11 1 (0.19%) PHP
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 143 (26.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 112 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 85 (15.89%) Security Cleared
4 80 (14.95%) MCSE
5 79 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (13.64%) CCNA
7 58 (10.84%) SC Cleared
8 45 (8.41%) MCSA
9 38 (7.10%) CCNP
10 35 (6.54%) RHCSA
11 33 (6.17%) MCITP
12 24 (4.49%) VCP5
13 22 (4.11%) Degree
14 20 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
14 20 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (3.74%) RHCE
15 19 (3.55%) CCA
16 17 (3.18%) RHCA
17 14 (2.62%) MCP
18 12 (2.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (12.71%) SLA
2 31 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.36%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.06%) QA
4 11 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.75%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.19%) DICOM
7 1 (0.19%) HL7
7 1 (0.19%) RMADS
7 1 (0.19%) SAS 70
System Software
1 287 (53.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 266 (49.72%) Active Directory
3 110 (20.56%) Hyper-V
3 110 (20.56%) XenApp
4 81 (15.14%) VMware ESXi
5 76 (14.21%) vCloud
6 61 (11.40%) VMware ESX
7 43 (8.04%) XenDesktop
8 20 (3.74%) Docker
8 20 (3.74%) Firmware
9 16 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (2.62%) DFS Replication
11 9 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.75%) Xen
13 4 (0.75%) XenServer
14 3 (0.56%) iptables
14 3 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 95 (17.76%) SCCM
2 43 (8.04%) WSUS
3 38 (7.10%) Puppet
4 36 (6.73%) Backup Exec
5 34 (6.36%) HP Data Protector
6 32 (5.98%) NetBackup
7 30 (5.61%) vRealize
8 28 (5.23%) SCOM
8 28 (5.23%) SCVMM
9 24 (4.49%) Nagios
10 22 (4.11%) HP SIM
10 22 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (4.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 20 (3.74%) McAfee ePO
12 16 (2.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 16 (2.99%) SCDPM
13 14 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
14 13 (2.43%) Microsoft Clustering
14 13 (2.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 13 (2.43%) vMotion
Vendors
1 495 (92.52%) VMware
2 259 (48.41%) Microsoft
3 223 (41.68%) Cisco
4 175 (32.71%) Citrix
5 126 (23.55%) HP
6 99 (18.50%) Red Hat
7 79 (14.77%) EMC
8 61 (11.40%) NetApp
9 40 (7.48%) 3PAR
9 40 (7.48%) Oracle
10 37 (6.92%) IBM
11 32 (5.98%) Symantec
12 20 (3.74%) Intel Security
13 15 (2.80%) F5
13 15 (2.80%) Juniper
13 15 (2.80%) Qualys
14 12 (2.24%) CheckPoint
14 12 (2.24%) Veeam
15 11 (2.06%) RightScale
16 10 (1.87%) SolarWinds
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa 40K + Benefits (Blue-Chip Leve
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Element Search
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on call & OT
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum, + Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Package
Posted: 8 days ago