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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 190 222 209
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 312 245 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.50% 1.10% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 11.50% 9.60% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 271 222 221
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
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
2713 2552 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.02% 11.47% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 2072 2069
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +43 102 £45,000 - 13
Berkshire -10 65 £45,000 +17.18% 10
Surrey +19 55 £41,500 -12.63% 7
West Sussex +10 28 £40,000 -13.97% 1
East Sussex +5 25 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -4 18 £65,000 +73.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 17 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Kent +20 13 £39,000 -13.33%
Middlesex +4 3 £65,000 +36.12%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 633 (97.09%) VMware
2 477 (73.16%) Windows
3 450 (69.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 277 (42.48%) Active Directory
5 262 (40.18%) Microsoft
5 262 (40.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 231 (35.43%) SAN
7 224 (34.36%) Cisco
7 224 (34.36%) Linux
8 213 (32.67%) HP
9 207 (31.75%) Citrix
10 171 (26.23%) ITIL
11 170 (26.07%) MS Exchange
12 169 (25.92%) Firewall
13 159 (24.39%) XenApp
14 152 (23.31%) Microsoft Certification
15 148 (22.70%) MCSE
16 141 (21.63%) Hyper-V
17 137 (21.01%) Windows Server 2003
18 128 (19.63%) TCP/IP
19 125 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
20 124 (19.02%) DNS
21 118 (18.10%) SQL Server
22 116 (17.79%) SQL
23 115 (17.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 114 (17.48%) MS Excel
25 107 (16.41%) VMware ESX
26 106 (16.26%) DHCP
26 106 (16.26%) vCloud
27 99 (15.18%) Cisco Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 170 (26.07%) MS Exchange
2 81 (12.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (9.36%) SharePoint
4 54 (8.28%) Apache
5 47 (7.21%) IIS
6 40 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 39 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (4.14%) Apache Solr
8 27 (4.14%) Tomcat
9 17 (2.61%) Lync
10 14 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (2.15%) SAS
11 12 (1.84%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.69%) nginx
13 8 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.23%) WebLogic
14 7 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.92%) Drupal
15 6 (0.92%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 114 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 41 (6.29%) MS Office
3 8 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) ENOVIA
1 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.44%) Office 365
2 48 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (4.75%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (4.14%) PaaS
5 25 (3.83%) IaaS
6 23 (3.53%) SaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 231 (35.43%) SAN
2 169 (25.92%) Firewall
3 128 (19.63%) TCP/IP
4 124 (19.02%) DNS
5 106 (16.26%) DHCP
6 69 (10.58%) LAN
7 68 (10.43%) VPN
8 64 (9.82%) WAN
9 60 (9.20%) NAS
10 51 (7.82%) iSCSI
11 42 (6.44%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (6.13%) VLAN
13 39 (5.98%) Fibre Channel
14 38 (5.83%) NetScaler
15 37 (5.67%) MPLS
16 34 (5.21%) SSL
17 29 (4.45%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (4.14%) VoIP
19 25 (3.83%) IPsec
19 25 (3.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.13%) MySQL
3 39 (5.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (3.68%) DB2
6 22 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (2.45%) LoadRunner
2 7 (1.07%) TestDirector
3 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.46%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.46%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.46%) Subversion
4 3 (0.46%) Selenium
4 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.31%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.31%) JMeter
5 2 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.31%) Redmine
6 1 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 73 (11.20%) Finance
2 19 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.76%) Legal
3 18 (2.76%) Publishing
3 18 (2.76%) Retail
4 7 (1.07%) Billing
5 6 (0.92%) Banking
6 5 (0.77%) Advertising
7 4 (0.61%) Games
7 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.31%) Electronics
8 2 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.15%) Back Office
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 118 (18.10%) Support Engineer
2 85 (13.04%) Consultant
2 85 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 74 (11.35%) Analyst
4 65 (9.97%) Administrator
5 63 (9.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 46 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
7 44 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 41 (6.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 39 (5.98%) Senior Analyst
9 39 (5.98%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 36 (5.52%) Technical Consultant
11 35 (5.37%) Linux Administrator
12 33 (5.06%) Technical Support
13 32 (4.91%) Senior Consultant
14 31 (4.75%) Systems Engineer
15 30 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
16 28 (4.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
16 28 (4.29%) IT Support
17 27 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.84%) Software Packaging
2 8 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (0.92%) .NET
4 5 (0.77%) Middleware
4 5 (0.77%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.61%) COM
5 4 (0.61%) Web Services
5 4 (0.61%) MAPI
6 3 (0.46%) WinForms
6 3 (0.46%) WPF
7 2 (0.31%) RESTful
7 2 (0.31%) Ajax
7 2 (0.31%) HTML
7 2 (0.31%) XML
7 2 (0.31%) Worklight
8 1 (0.15%) WCF
8 1 (0.15%) RSS
8 1 (0.15%) CSS
8 1 (0.15%) SOAP
8 1 (0.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 40 (6.13%) Clustering
4 31 (4.75%) Replication
5 25 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.91%) iSeries
7 15 (2.30%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.84%) FlexPod
9 11 (1.69%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.53%) e-Health
11 7 (1.07%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.92%) iPhone
12 6 (0.92%) Open Source
12 6 (0.92%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.92%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.61%) EqualLogic
14 4 (0.61%) CESG
14 4 (0.61%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 477 (73.16%) Windows
2 262 (40.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 224 (34.36%) Linux
4 137 (21.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 125 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (10.43%) UNIX
7 60 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (8.13%) CentOS
9 44 (6.75%) Windows 7
10 43 (6.60%) Windows XP
11 27 (4.14%) VMS
12 16 (2.45%) AIX
12 16 (2.45%) Windows 8
13 14 (2.15%) Ubuntu
14 12 (1.84%) Windows Vista
14 12 (1.84%) Solaris
15 10 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (1.23%) HPUX
17 7 (1.07%) SUSE
17 7 (1.07%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (26.23%) ITIL
2 57 (8.74%) Mentoring
3 48 (7.36%) Change Management
4 43 (6.60%) Migration
5 37 (5.67%) Capacity Management
6 32 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 32 (4.91%) Service Delivery
7 30 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 29 (4.45%) Incident Management
9 28 (4.29%) Coaching
10 27 (4.14%) Infrastructure Management
10 27 (4.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 26 (3.99%) Project Management
12 25 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (3.37%) Service Management
14 21 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (3.07%) Test Scripting
16 19 (2.91%) BCP
17 17 (2.61%) SOA
18 16 (2.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 116 (17.79%) SQL
2 52 (7.98%) PowerShell
3 26 (3.99%) VBScript
4 21 (3.22%) Perl
5 19 (2.91%) C
6 18 (2.76%) Python
7 17 (2.61%) C#
8 14 (2.15%) PHP
9 13 (1.99%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.53%) Java
11 6 (0.92%) Ruby
12 5 (0.77%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.31%) VB
15 1 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 152 (23.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 148 (22.70%) MCSE
3 115 (17.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 99 (15.18%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (12.88%) CCNA
6 76 (11.66%) MCSA
7 72 (11.04%) Security Cleared
8 69 (10.58%) Citrix Certification
9 68 (10.43%) CCA
10 48 (7.36%) SC Cleared
11 42 (6.44%) MCITP
11 42 (6.44%) Degree
12 32 (4.91%) VCP5
13 23 (3.53%) CCEE
14 22 (3.37%) CCAA
15 21 (3.22%) CCNP
16 17 (2.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 16 (2.45%) DV Cleared
18 14 (2.15%) NCDA
19 12 (1.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (11.04%) SLA
2 40 (6.13%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.38%) COBIT
5 7 (1.07%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 450 (69.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 277 (42.48%) Active Directory
3 159 (24.39%) XenApp
4 141 (21.63%) Hyper-V
5 107 (16.41%) VMware ESX
6 106 (16.26%) vCloud
7 72 (11.04%) XenDesktop
8 52 (7.98%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (3.53%) XenServer
11 22 (3.37%) Terminal Services
12 17 (2.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 7 (1.07%) Xen
14 5 (0.77%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.61%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.61%) Samba
15 4 (0.61%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 68 (10.43%) SCCM
2 53 (8.13%) Backup Exec
3 39 (5.98%) WSUS
4 26 (3.99%) SCOM
5 24 (3.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 17 (2.61%) NetBackup
7 15 (2.30%) HP Data Protector
8 14 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (1.99%) EdgeSight
10 12 (1.84%) HP SIM
11 11 (1.69%) Plesk
11 11 (1.69%) cPanel
11 11 (1.69%) Webmin
12 10 (1.53%) Tivoli
12 10 (1.53%) Nagios
13 9 (1.38%) SCVMM
14 7 (1.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 6 (0.92%) ARCserve
15 6 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
16 5 (0.77%) AppManager
Vendors
1 633 (97.09%) VMware
2 262 (40.18%) Microsoft
3 224 (34.36%) Cisco
4 213 (32.67%) HP
5 207 (31.75%) Citrix
6 99 (15.18%) NetApp
7 78 (11.96%) Red Hat
8 66 (10.12%) IBM
9 57 (8.74%) Symantec
10 44 (6.75%) 3PAR
11 37 (5.67%) Oracle
12 28 (4.29%) Dell
13 25 (3.83%) AppSense
14 22 (3.37%) hybris
15 21 (3.22%) EMC
15 21 (3.22%) Avaya
16 20 (3.07%) Veeam
17 18 (2.76%) CommVault
17 18 (2.76%) McAfee
18 14 (2.15%) Apple
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Eastleigh
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Package & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + +Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 6 days ago