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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 175 242 188
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -54
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 343 240 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.66% 1.07% 1.47%
As % of the System Software category 11.93% 8.31% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 308 208 292
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
2876 2889 2812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.90% 12.84% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2411 2294 2403
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +37 124 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Berkshire +29 93 £39,000 -9.30% 4
Surrey +6 43 £40,000 - 2
West Sussex +10 36 £43,500 +24.28%
Kent +19 20 £40,000 -10.11%
Buckinghamshire -15 11 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Oxfordshire +10 9 £37,722 -24.55% 1
East Sussex +23 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Middlesex -5 1 £70,000 +27.27%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 612 (94.15%) VMware
2 474 (72.92%) Windows
3 400 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 279 (42.92%) Microsoft
5 259 (39.85%) Active Directory
6 251 (38.62%) Cisco
7 246 (37.85%) Linux
8 226 (34.77%) SAN
9 225 (34.62%) Firewall
10 221 (34.00%) ITIL
11 202 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 186 (28.62%) DNS
13 178 (27.38%) HP
13 178 (27.38%) Data Centre
14 176 (27.08%) Citrix
15 166 (25.54%) MS Exchange
16 162 (24.92%) SQL
17 156 (24.00%) DHCP
18 146 (22.46%) TCP/IP
19 143 (22.00%) Hyper-V
20 135 (20.77%) vCloud
21 132 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
22 122 (18.77%) Microsoft Certification
23 120 (18.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 120 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
24 117 (18.00%) XenApp
25 113 (17.38%) Cisco Certification
26 112 (17.23%) Exchange Server 2010
27 110 (16.92%) MCSE
28 109 (16.77%) LAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 166 (25.54%) MS Exchange
2 112 (17.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (8.77%) IIS
4 41 (6.31%) SharePoint
5 39 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (5.54%) Apache
6 36 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (3.69%) Apache Solr
7 24 (3.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 24 (3.69%) Tomcat
8 22 (3.38%) Lync
9 14 (2.15%) SAS
10 11 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.92%) JBoss
13 5 (0.77%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 107 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.15%) MS Office
3 10 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (8.31%) Office 365
2 37 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (3.54%) SaaS
5 19 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (2.46%) IaaS
7 14 (2.15%) PaaS
8 6 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 226 (34.77%) SAN
2 225 (34.62%) Firewall
3 186 (28.62%) DNS
4 156 (24.00%) DHCP
5 146 (22.46%) TCP/IP
6 109 (16.77%) LAN
7 105 (16.15%) WAN
8 88 (13.54%) NAS
9 83 (12.77%) VPN
10 54 (8.31%) Fibre Channel
11 49 (7.54%) Cisco ASA
12 47 (7.23%) VLAN
13 42 (6.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 38 (5.85%) NetScaler
15 37 (5.69%) Network Security
16 36 (5.54%) SMTP
17 32 (4.92%) FTP
18 31 (4.77%) DMZ
19 30 (4.62%) Internet
20 29 (4.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (16.62%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (5.69%) MySQL
4 28 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.00%) DB2
7 12 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.31%) Big Data
12 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.46%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.46%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.46%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.46%) Subversion
4 2 (0.31%) Redmine
General
1 87 (13.38%) Finance
2 20 (3.08%) Back Office
3 18 (2.77%) Legal
4 17 (2.62%) Online Betting
5 15 (2.31%) Publishing
6 13 (2.00%) Retail
7 10 (1.54%) Billing
8 9 (1.38%) Advertising
9 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.77%) French Language
10 5 (0.77%) German Language
10 5 (0.77%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.46%) Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 134 (20.62%) Support Engineer
2 87 (13.38%) Analyst
3 82 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 59 (9.08%) Consultant
5 57 (8.77%) Administrator
6 50 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 47 (7.23%) Network Engineer
8 46 (7.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 41 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 38 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
11 34 (5.23%) Technical Consultant
12 31 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
12 31 (4.77%) Technical Support
13 30 (4.62%) IT Support
14 28 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 27 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
15 27 (4.15%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
16 26 (4.00%) Senior Support Engineer
17 24 (3.69%) Senior Consultant
17 24 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.54%) Software Packaging
2 9 (1.38%) MAPI
3 6 (0.92%) LAMP
4 3 (0.46%) Web Services
5 2 (0.31%) COM
6 1 (0.15%) CSS
6 1 (0.15%) XML
6 1 (0.15%) RSS
6 1 (0.15%) HTML
6 1 (0.15%) Middleware
6 1 (0.15%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 178 (27.38%) Data Centre
2 48 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.62%) Private Cloud
4 40 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 38 (5.85%) Blackberry
6 35 (5.38%) Replication
7 28 (4.31%) Clustering
8 25 (3.85%) FlexPod
9 24 (3.69%) EMC VNX
10 21 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
11 20 (3.08%) iPhone
11 20 (3.08%) HP Storage
12 18 (2.77%) CESG
13 15 (2.31%) Client/Server
14 14 (2.15%) iPad
15 13 (2.00%) iSeries
15 13 (2.00%) BYOD
15 13 (2.00%) e-Health
15 13 (2.00%) Computer Science
16 10 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 474 (72.92%) Windows
2 246 (37.85%) Linux
3 202 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 132 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 120 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (4.92%) UNIX
8 29 (4.46%) Windows 7
9 27 (4.15%) CentOS
10 26 (4.00%) Windows XP
10 26 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
11 19 (2.92%) Android
12 12 (1.85%) VMS
12 12 (1.85%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.38%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.38%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.08%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (34.00%) ITIL
2 55 (8.46%) Mentoring
3 45 (6.92%) Root Cause Analysis
4 44 (6.77%) Capacity Management
5 35 (5.38%) Change Management
5 35 (5.38%) Migration
6 29 (4.46%) Project Management
7 27 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 26 (4.00%) Service Management
9 24 (3.69%) Patch Management
10 22 (3.38%) Line Management
11 21 (3.23%) Business Continuity
12 20 (3.08%) Server Building
13 19 (2.92%) Service Delivery
13 19 (2.92%) Coaching
14 17 (2.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (2.62%) E-Commerce
15 16 (2.46%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (24.92%) SQL
2 40 (6.15%) PowerShell
3 19 (2.92%) VBScript
4 18 (2.77%) Bash Shell
5 16 (2.46%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.38%) Python
7 8 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.23%) Perl
8 7 (1.08%) Ruby
9 6 (0.92%) C
9 6 (0.92%) C#
10 5 (0.77%) PHP
11 4 (0.62%) Java
12 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 122 (18.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (18.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 113 (17.38%) Cisco Certification
4 110 (16.92%) MCSE
5 97 (14.92%) Security Cleared
6 96 (14.77%) CCNA
7 48 (7.38%) MCSA
7 48 (7.38%) SC Cleared
8 40 (6.15%) CCA
8 40 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
9 34 (5.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 30 (4.62%) MCITP
11 26 (4.00%) Degree
11 26 (4.00%) CCNP
12 21 (3.23%) DV Cleared
13 20 (3.08%) CISSP
14 18 (2.77%) ISEB
15 15 (2.31%) VCP5
16 12 (1.85%) CCEE
16 12 (1.85%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (12.15%) SLA
2 57 (8.77%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.69%) COBIT
4 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) HL7
5 2 (0.31%) DICOM
6 1 (0.15%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 400 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 259 (39.85%) Active Directory
3 143 (22.00%) Hyper-V
4 135 (20.77%) vCloud
5 117 (18.00%) XenApp
6 104 (16.00%) VMware ESX
7 94 (14.46%) VMware ESXi
8 60 (9.23%) XenDesktop
9 26 (4.00%) XenServer
10 25 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (2.62%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 12 (1.85%) DFS Replication
13 10 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (1.54%) Firmware
14 8 (1.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 7 (1.08%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.46%) Samba
18 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 58 (8.92%) SCCM
2 34 (5.23%) WSUS
3 33 (5.08%) NetBackup
3 33 (5.08%) SCOM
4 32 (4.92%) Backup Exec
5 27 (4.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 25 (3.85%) HP SIM
7 22 (3.38%) HP Data Protector
8 13 (2.00%) EdgeSight
9 12 (1.85%) vMotion
10 11 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 10 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (1.08%) WMI
13 6 (0.92%) Puppet
13 6 (0.92%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.62%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.62%) Check_MK
14 4 (0.62%) Icinga
14 4 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 612 (94.15%) VMware
2 279 (42.92%) Microsoft
3 251 (38.62%) Cisco
4 178 (27.38%) HP
5 176 (27.08%) Citrix
6 92 (14.15%) NetApp
7 64 (9.85%) Symantec
8 57 (8.77%) EMC
9 54 (8.31%) IBM
10 49 (7.54%) Red Hat
11 48 (7.38%) 3PAR
12 33 (5.08%) Veeam
13 30 (4.62%) Juniper
14 25 (3.85%) AppSense
15 23 (3.54%) Apple
16 20 (3.08%) Oracle
16 20 (3.08%) hybris
17 18 (2.77%) Dell
18 14 (2.15%) Avaya
18 14 (2.15%) CommVault
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Salary: £37500 - £45000 per annum + 25 days + health +
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £17000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 6K Car All + Bens
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Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: Benefits
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