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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 171 214 215
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 345 226 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.68% 1.08% 1.23%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 9.27% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 288 198 218
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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
2761 2439 2506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.41% 11.62% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2299 1972 2071
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 4 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 4 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 +33 97 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Berkshire -4 86 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Surrey +6 55 £45,000 -2.17% 6
West Sussex +19 35 £46,000 -2.12% 3
East Sussex - 28 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +16 23 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Oxfordshire -2 18 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Kent +18 15 £37,500 -16.66%
Middlesex +5 5 £65,000 +35.41%
Sussex - 2 £36,750 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 670 (97.67%) VMware
2 506 (73.76%) Windows
3 492 (71.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 303 (44.17%) Active Directory
5 293 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 286 (41.69%) Microsoft
7 243 (35.42%) Cisco
8 237 (34.55%) SAN
9 233 (33.97%) Citrix
10 221 (32.22%) Linux
11 219 (31.92%) HP
12 182 (26.53%) XenApp
13 181 (26.38%) MS Exchange
14 179 (26.09%) ITIL
15 159 (23.18%) Firewall
16 158 (23.03%) Microsoft Certification
17 153 (22.30%) Hyper-V
18 152 (22.16%) MCSE
19 149 (21.72%) Windows Server 2003
20 131 (19.10%) Windows Server 2012
21 127 (18.51%) SQL Server
22 122 (17.78%) TCP/IP
23 121 (17.64%) VMware ESX
23 121 (17.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 116 (16.91%) MS Excel
25 114 (16.62%) SQL
25 114 (16.62%) DNS
26 107 (15.60%) vCloud
27 102 (14.87%) NetApp
28 95 (13.85%) DHCP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 181 (26.38%) MS Exchange
2 86 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (7.73%) SharePoint
4 50 (7.29%) IIS
4 50 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 44 (6.41%) Apache
6 41 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (2.92%) Tomcat
8 20 (2.92%) Apache Solr
9 17 (2.48%) Lync
10 14 (2.04%) SAS
11 13 (1.90%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.60%) nginx
13 9 (1.31%) WebLogic
14 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.87%) CMS
15 6 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.87%) WordPress
15 6 (0.87%) Alfresco
Applications
1 116 (16.91%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.98%) MS Office
3 4 (0.58%) MS Project
3 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) ENOVIA
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.00%) Office 365
2 43 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.94%) PaaS
4 25 (3.64%) IaaS
5 24 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (3.35%) SaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 237 (34.55%) SAN
2 159 (23.18%) Firewall
3 122 (17.78%) TCP/IP
4 114 (16.62%) DNS
5 95 (13.85%) DHCP
6 70 (10.20%) LAN
7 67 (9.77%) VPN
7 67 (9.77%) WAN
8 60 (8.75%) NAS
9 57 (8.31%) iSCSI
10 47 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
11 46 (6.71%) NetScaler
12 43 (6.27%) Fibre Channel
13 37 (5.39%) VLAN
14 35 (5.10%) MPLS
14 35 (5.10%) SSL
15 32 (4.66%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (4.23%) IPsec
17 23 (3.35%) VoIP
18 22 (3.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (18.51%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 48 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (5.10%) MySQL
5 20 (2.92%) DB2
6 18 (2.62%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.58%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 1 (0.15%) Mahout
14 1 (0.15%) Big Data
14 1 (0.15%) HBase
14 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (2.19%) LoadRunner
2 6 (0.87%) AdminStudio
2 6 (0.87%) TestDirector
3 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.58%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.44%) Selenium
5 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.29%) JMeter
6 2 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.29%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.15%) Subversion
7 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
General
1 80 (11.66%) Finance
2 20 (2.92%) Telecoms
2 20 (2.92%) Publishing
3 17 (2.48%) Legal
4 14 (2.04%) Retail
5 9 (1.31%) Banking
6 4 (0.58%) Games
6 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.58%) Advertising
6 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.58%) Marketing
7 3 (0.44%) Billing
8 2 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 124 (18.08%) Support Engineer
2 93 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 89 (12.97%) Consultant
4 78 (11.37%) Analyst
5 63 (9.18%) Administrator
6 62 (9.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 51 (7.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 48 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
8 48 (7.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 46 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
10 42 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 36 (5.25%) Technical Support
12 35 (5.10%) Architect
13 34 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
13 34 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
14 33 (4.81%) Technical Consultant
15 30 (4.37%) Senior Consultant
16 29 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
16 29 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
17 27 (3.94%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.90%) Application Packaging
2 9 (1.31%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (1.17%) Software Packaging
4 7 (1.02%) .NET
5 5 (0.73%) Web Services
5 5 (0.73%) Middleware
6 4 (0.58%) COM
7 3 (0.44%) WPF
7 3 (0.44%) WinForms
8 2 (0.29%) HTML
8 2 (0.29%) XML
8 2 (0.29%) MAPI
8 2 (0.29%) Ajax
8 2 (0.29%) RESTful
8 2 (0.29%) Worklight
9 1 (0.15%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.15%) REST
9 1 (0.15%) WCF
9 1 (0.15%) SOAP
9 1 (0.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.41%) Clustering
3 38 (5.54%) Management Information System
4 31 (4.52%) Replication
5 23 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.19%) iSeries
6 15 (2.19%) Mathematics
7 12 (1.75%) FlexPod
8 10 (1.46%) e-Health
8 10 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.31%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.02%) EqualLogic
11 6 (0.87%) Open Source
12 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.73%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.73%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.58%) CLARiiON
13 4 (0.58%) iPhone
13 4 (0.58%) Celerra
14 3 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 506 (73.76%) Windows
2 293 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 221 (32.22%) Linux
4 149 (21.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 131 (19.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (10.64%) UNIX
7 58 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (7.58%) CentOS
9 50 (7.29%) Windows 7
10 45 (6.56%) Windows XP
11 28 (4.08%) VMS
12 18 (2.62%) AIX
13 17 (2.48%) Windows 8
13 17 (2.48%) Solaris
14 15 (2.19%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.90%) Windows 2000
16 11 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
16 11 (1.60%) Windows Vista
17 9 (1.31%) HPUX
17 9 (1.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (26.09%) ITIL
2 58 (8.45%) Change Management
3 53 (7.73%) Mentoring
4 43 (6.27%) Migration
5 39 (5.69%) Service Delivery
6 36 (5.25%) Capacity Management
7 34 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 30 (4.37%) Incident Management
9 30 (4.37%) Coaching
10 28 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
10 28 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
11 22 (3.21%) Project Management
11 22 (3.21%) Test Scripting
12 21 (3.06%) BCP
13 20 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (2.77%) Service Management
15 18 (2.62%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (2.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (2.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (16.62%) SQL
2 59 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 30 (4.37%) VBScript
4 24 (3.50%) Perl
5 23 (3.35%) Python
6 19 (2.77%) C
7 16 (2.33%) C#
8 14 (2.04%) PHP
9 11 (1.60%) Ruby
9 11 (1.60%) Java
10 9 (1.31%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.44%) VB
11 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.15%) R
13 1 (0.15%) C++
13 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 158 (23.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 152 (22.16%) MCSE
3 121 (17.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 90 (13.12%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (11.66%) Citrix Certification
6 78 (11.37%) Security Cleared
7 76 (11.08%) CCNA
8 75 (10.93%) CCA
9 73 (10.64%) MCSA
10 55 (8.02%) SC Cleared
11 47 (6.85%) Degree
12 46 (6.71%) MCITP
13 36 (5.25%) VCP5
14 33 (4.81%) CCEE
15 22 (3.21%) CCAA
16 21 (3.06%) CCNP
17 19 (2.77%) VCP4
18 18 (2.62%) VCAP
18 18 (2.62%) NCDA
18 18 (2.62%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (10.79%) SLA
2 32 (4.66%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.46%) QA
5 5 (0.73%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 492 (71.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 303 (44.17%) Active Directory
3 182 (26.53%) XenApp
4 153 (22.30%) Hyper-V
5 121 (17.64%) VMware ESX
6 107 (15.60%) vCloud
7 90 (13.12%) XenDesktop
8 61 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
9 49 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (3.79%) XenServer
11 21 (3.06%) Terminal Services
12 20 (2.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 9 (1.31%) Xen
14 6 (0.87%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.73%) Samba
16 3 (0.44%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 2 (0.29%) Firmware
17 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 79 (11.52%) SCCM
2 58 (8.45%) Backup Exec
3 45 (6.56%) WSUS
4 36 (5.25%) SCOM
5 25 (3.64%) NetBackup
6 22 (3.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 17 (2.48%) HP Data Protector
8 15 (2.19%) Nagios
9 14 (2.04%) SCVMM
9 14 (2.04%) EdgeSight
10 13 (1.90%) XenMobile
10 13 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (1.60%) Plesk
11 11 (1.60%) cPanel
11 11 (1.60%) Webmin
11 11 (1.60%) Tivoli
12 10 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (1.31%) HP SIM
14 8 (1.17%) ARCserve
14 8 (1.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 670 (97.67%) VMware
2 286 (41.69%) Microsoft
3 243 (35.42%) Cisco
4 233 (33.97%) Citrix
5 219 (31.92%) HP
6 102 (14.87%) NetApp
7 70 (10.20%) Red Hat
8 67 (9.77%) IBM
9 56 (8.16%) Symantec
10 42 (6.12%) 3PAR
11 39 (5.69%) Oracle
12 38 (5.54%) Dell
13 30 (4.37%) EMC
14 29 (4.23%) AppSense
15 22 (3.21%) McAfee
16 18 (2.62%) Veeam
17 17 (2.48%) Avaya
18 16 (2.33%) CommVault
19 15 (2.19%) hybris
20 12 (1.75%) CheckPoint
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 5 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car, fuel card
Posted: 23 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car, fuel card
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £24000 - £26000.00 per annum + Shift Allowance, Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bexhill-on-sea, Sussex
Hastings Direct
Salary: Bonus, Car Allw., Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Forest Row, East Sussex
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £28,000 per annum (circa)
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago