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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 193 243 195
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -48
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 305 232 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 0.99% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 10.93% 8.72% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 262 209 241
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £29,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £70,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
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
2790 2660 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.01% 11.36% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2296 2180 2074
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 £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 April 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 April 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 +46 107 £45,000 - 14
Surrey +42 63 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Berkshire -16 56 £47,000 +25.33% 14
West Sussex 0 24 £40,000 -10.11% 1
Kent +19 20 £30,000 -33.33% 2
East Sussex +1 16 £70,000 +16.66% 6
Oxfordshire 0 16 £62,500 +66.66%
Buckinghamshire -15 6 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Middlesex +8 2 - -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 653 (95.61%) VMware
2 493 (72.18%) Windows
3 460 (67.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 290 (42.46%) Microsoft
5 270 (39.53%) Active Directory
6 252 (36.90%) SAN
7 248 (36.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 247 (36.16%) Linux
9 236 (34.55%) Cisco
10 219 (32.06%) HP
11 215 (31.48%) Citrix
12 188 (27.53%) Firewall
13 187 (27.38%) ITIL
14 175 (25.62%) MS Exchange
15 166 (24.30%) Hyper-V
16 159 (23.28%) XenApp
16 159 (23.28%) Microsoft Certification
17 151 (22.11%) MCSE
18 147 (21.52%) TCP/IP
19 145 (21.23%) DNS
20 143 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
21 135 (19.77%) SQL
22 126 (18.45%) DHCP
23 125 (18.30%) Windows Server 2012
24 124 (18.16%) MS Excel
24 124 (18.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 120 (17.57%) SQL Server
25 120 (17.57%) vCloud
26 117 (17.13%) Cisco Certification
27 109 (15.96%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 175 (25.62%) MS Exchange
2 87 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (9.08%) SharePoint
4 57 (8.35%) Apache
5 49 (7.17%) IIS
6 45 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 38 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 28 (4.10%) Apache Solr
8 28 (4.10%) Tomcat
9 19 (2.78%) Lync
10 17 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (1.90%) SAS
12 11 (1.61%) nginx
13 10 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.17%) WebSphere
15 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.88%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.88%) Drupal
16 6 (0.88%) Alfresco
Applications
1 124 (18.16%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.86%) MS Office
3 11 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (9.08%) Office 365
2 50 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (5.86%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (3.66%) PaaS
5 23 (3.37%) IaaS
6 21 (3.07%) SaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 252 (36.90%) SAN
2 188 (27.53%) Firewall
3 147 (21.52%) TCP/IP
4 145 (21.23%) DNS
5 126 (18.45%) DHCP
6 78 (11.42%) LAN
7 76 (11.13%) NAS
8 75 (10.98%) VPN
9 70 (10.25%) WAN
10 50 (7.32%) iSCSI
11 44 (6.44%) Cisco ASA
11 44 (6.44%) NetScaler
12 41 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
12 41 (6.00%) MPLS
13 36 (5.27%) VoIP
13 36 (5.27%) VLAN
14 35 (5.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 33 (4.83%) SSL
16 29 (4.25%) Wireless
16 29 (4.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.86%) MySQL
3 32 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (4.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (3.66%) DB2
6 24 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (1.90%) LoadRunner
2 7 (1.02%) TestDirector
3 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.44%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.44%) Subversion
4 3 (0.44%) Selenium
4 3 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.29%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.29%) JMeter
5 2 (0.29%) Redmine
General
1 71 (10.40%) Finance
2 18 (2.64%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.49%) Legal
4 16 (2.34%) Retail
5 14 (2.05%) Publishing
6 10 (1.46%) Billing
7 9 (1.32%) Advertising
8 4 (0.59%) Games
8 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.44%) Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 126 (18.45%) Support Engineer
2 89 (13.03%) Consultant
3 84 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 74 (10.83%) Analyst
5 64 (9.37%) Administrator
6 59 (8.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 48 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
8 41 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
8 41 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 38 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
10 35 (5.12%) Network Engineer
11 34 (4.98%) Senior Consultant
11 34 (4.98%) Technical Support
12 33 (4.83%) Linux Administrator
13 32 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 32 (4.69%) IT Support
14 31 (4.54%) Senior Analyst
14 31 (4.54%) Senior Technical Consultant
14 31 (4.54%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
15 29 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.20%) Software Packaging
2 8 (1.17%) MAPI
3 6 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (0.88%) .NET
4 4 (0.59%) COM
5 3 (0.44%) Middleware
5 3 (0.44%) Web Services
5 3 (0.44%) XML
5 3 (0.44%) WinForms
5 3 (0.44%) WPF
6 2 (0.29%) RESTful
6 2 (0.29%) Ajax
7 1 (0.15%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.15%) RSS
7 1 (0.15%) REST
7 1 (0.15%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.15%) LAMP
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.76%) Private Cloud
3 50 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 36 (5.27%) Replication
5 34 (4.98%) Clustering
6 27 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.22%) iSeries
7 22 (3.22%) BYOD
8 19 (2.78%) Blackberry
9 14 (2.05%) Enterprise Cloud
9 14 (2.05%) FlexPod
10 12 (1.76%) e-Health
11 11 (1.61%) CESG
12 10 (1.46%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.46%) iPhone
13 9 (1.32%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.17%) PDA
15 7 (1.02%) Mathematics
16 6 (0.88%) Thin Client
16 6 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 493 (72.18%) Windows
2 248 (36.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 247 (36.16%) Linux
4 143 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 125 (18.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (10.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 63 (9.22%) UNIX
8 53 (7.76%) CentOS
9 47 (6.88%) Windows XP
10 40 (5.86%) Windows 7
11 26 (3.81%) VMS
12 21 (3.07%) Windows 8
13 16 (2.34%) Windows Vista
14 14 (2.05%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.61%) Android
16 10 (1.46%) Solaris
17 9 (1.32%) AIX
18 8 (1.17%) Mac OS
19 7 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
20 6 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (27.38%) ITIL
2 70 (10.25%) Mentoring
3 49 (7.17%) Migration
4 42 (6.15%) Change Management
5 41 (6.00%) Capacity Management
6 37 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 35 (5.12%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (4.98%) Service Delivery
9 33 (4.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 32 (4.69%) Project Management
11 26 (3.81%) Incident Management
12 24 (3.51%) Service Management
12 24 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (3.37%) Infrastructure Management
13 23 (3.37%) Coaching
14 21 (3.07%) Performance Monitoring
15 20 (2.93%) Line Management
16 19 (2.78%) BCP
17 18 (2.64%) SOA
18 16 (2.34%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (19.77%) SQL
2 47 (6.88%) PowerShell
3 22 (3.22%) VBScript
4 20 (2.93%) Perl
5 18 (2.64%) Python
6 15 (2.20%) C
7 14 (2.05%) PHP
7 14 (2.05%) Bash Shell
8 13 (1.90%) C#
9 12 (1.76%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.32%) Java
11 6 (0.88%) Ruby
12 5 (0.73%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.15%) C++
13 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 159 (23.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 151 (22.11%) MCSE
3 124 (18.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 117 (17.13%) Cisco Certification
5 94 (13.76%) CCNA
6 80 (11.71%) Security Cleared
7 77 (11.27%) CCA
7 77 (11.27%) Citrix Certification
8 74 (10.83%) MCSA
9 48 (7.03%) SC Cleared
10 41 (6.00%) MCITP
11 39 (5.71%) Degree
12 32 (4.69%) VCP5
13 30 (4.39%) CCNP
14 25 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 24 (3.51%) CCEE
15 24 (3.51%) CCAA
16 19 (2.78%) DV Cleared
16 19 (2.78%) ISEB
17 13 (1.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (11.13%) SLA
2 45 (6.59%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.76%) COBIT
4 10 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.88%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 460 (67.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 270 (39.53%) Active Directory
3 166 (24.30%) Hyper-V
4 159 (23.28%) XenApp
5 120 (17.57%) vCloud
6 109 (15.96%) VMware ESX
7 80 (11.71%) XenDesktop
8 53 (7.76%) VMware ESXi
9 40 (5.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 31 (4.54%) XenServer
11 26 (3.81%) Terminal Services
12 14 (2.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (1.17%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.88%) Xen
16 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.59%) Samba
17 3 (0.44%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.44%) ISA Server
17 3 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 66 (9.66%) SCCM
2 58 (8.49%) Backup Exec
3 40 (5.86%) WSUS
4 31 (4.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 27 (3.95%) SCOM
6 19 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 18 (2.64%) EdgeSight
8 15 (2.20%) HP SIM
8 15 (2.20%) HP Data Protector
9 11 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (1.61%) Plesk
9 11 (1.61%) cPanel
9 11 (1.61%) Webmin
10 10 (1.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 8 (1.17%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.88%) Nagios
12 6 (0.88%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.73%) AppManager
13 5 (0.73%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 653 (95.61%) VMware
2 290 (42.46%) Microsoft
3 236 (34.55%) Cisco
4 219 (32.06%) HP
5 215 (31.48%) Citrix
6 109 (15.96%) NetApp
7 76 (11.13%) Red Hat
8 65 (9.52%) Symantec
9 61 (8.93%) IBM
10 52 (7.61%) 3PAR
11 34 (4.98%) Oracle
12 31 (4.54%) AppSense
13 30 (4.39%) EMC
14 25 (3.66%) Veeam
15 24 (3.51%) Dell
16 23 (3.37%) Avaya
17 22 (3.22%) hybris
18 18 (2.64%) Apple
19 17 (2.49%) CommVault
20 16 (2.34%) McAfee
Bracknell, Berkshire
GCS
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 23 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + Overtime + B
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bexhill-on-sea, Sussex
Hastings Direct
Salary: Bonus, Car Allw., Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago