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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 194 205 205
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 296 273 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.26% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 10.22% 10.16% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 254 228 259
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
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
2897 2687 2663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.27% 12.41% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2385 2262 2303
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Berkshire -4 96 £39,500 -1.25% 10
Hampshire -7 63 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Surrey +18 62 £45,000 - 6
West Sussex +29 40 £46,500 +34.78% 9
Kent +7 16 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East Sussex +1 12 £39,000 -1.26% 1
Buckinghamshire -34 10 £31,000 - 2
Thames Valley - 6 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +1 3 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Middlesex -15 1 - - 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 505 (95.10%) VMware
2 420 (79.10%) Windows
3 378 (71.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 256 (48.21%) Active Directory
5 242 (45.57%) Microsoft
6 203 (38.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 196 (36.91%) Cisco
8 194 (36.53%) Linux
9 188 (35.40%) SAN
10 178 (33.52%) Citrix
11 176 (33.15%) ITIL
12 143 (26.93%) Firewall
13 136 (25.61%) SQL
14 126 (23.73%) MS Exchange
15 125 (23.54%) XenApp
16 123 (23.16%) HP
17 122 (22.98%) SQL Server
18 109 (20.53%) Hyper-V
19 105 (19.77%) TCP/IP
20 101 (19.02%) MS Excel
21 95 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
22 94 (17.70%) Exchange Server 2010
23 93 (17.51%) DNS
24 89 (16.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 87 (16.38%) Security Cleared
26 80 (15.07%) VPN
26 80 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
27 77 (14.50%) vCloud
28 76 (14.31%) VMware ESXi
29 75 (14.12%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 126 (23.73%) MS Exchange
2 94 (17.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (7.91%) IIS
5 37 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (6.40%) SharePoint
7 33 (6.21%) Lync
8 24 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (2.45%) Apache
10 11 (2.07%) Tomcat
10 11 (2.07%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.32%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.75%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.56%) LiveCycle
14 3 (0.56%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.38%) CMS
15 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 101 (19.02%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.08%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) MS Project
3 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.71%) SaaS
2 23 (4.33%) PaaS
3 21 (3.95%) IaaS
4 13 (2.45%) Office 365
5 9 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (35.40%) SAN
2 143 (26.93%) Firewall
3 105 (19.77%) TCP/IP
4 93 (17.51%) DNS
5 80 (15.07%) VPN
6 67 (12.62%) WAN
7 60 (11.30%) LAN
8 55 (10.36%) DHCP
8 55 (10.36%) IPsec
8 55 (10.36%) NAS
9 51 (9.60%) SSL
10 37 (6.97%) MPLS
11 36 (6.78%) VLAN
12 35 (6.59%) BGP
13 34 (6.40%) OSPF
14 31 (5.84%) NetScaler
15 29 (5.46%) iSCSI
15 29 (5.46%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (5.27%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (3.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (22.98%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 43 (8.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (4.33%) MySQL
5 13 (2.45%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.56%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.56%) QlikView
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.38%) DB2
11 2 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.13%) AdminStudio
3 4 (0.75%) LoadRunner
3 4 (0.75%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.19%) JMeter
General
1 61 (11.49%) Finance
2 12 (2.26%) Publishing
3 9 (1.69%) Marketing
4 8 (1.51%) Retail
5 7 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.32%) Legal
6 6 (1.13%) Banking
7 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.75%) Electronics
8 4 (0.75%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (16.01%) Analyst
2 80 (15.07%) Support Engineer
3 78 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 57 (10.73%) Consultant
5 51 (9.60%) 3rd Line Support
6 43 (8.10%) Administrator
7 41 (7.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 39 (7.34%) Architect
9 37 (6.97%) Support Analyst
10 36 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
11 32 (6.03%) Technical Support
12 31 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
13 30 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 29 (5.46%) Senior Analyst
15 25 (4.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
16 20 (3.77%) Team Leader
16 20 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
16 20 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
17 18 (3.39%) Senior Consultant
17 18 (3.39%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.82%) Application Packaging
2 13 (2.45%) Web Services
3 10 (1.88%) .NET
4 8 (1.51%) HTML
5 7 (1.32%) XHTML
5 7 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.56%) Middleware
6 3 (0.56%) LAMP
7 2 (0.38%) COM
7 2 (0.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.38%) Worklight
8 1 (0.19%) KML
8 1 (0.19%) WCF
8 1 (0.19%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) SOAP
8 1 (0.19%) WSDL
8 1 (0.19%) Ajax
8 1 (0.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.16%) Clustering
3 23 (4.33%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (3.95%) EqualLogic
5 19 (3.58%) Replication
6 12 (2.26%) CLARiiON
6 12 (2.26%) Celerra
6 12 (2.26%) Open Source
7 8 (1.51%) iSeries
7 8 (1.51%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.32%) FlexPod
9 6 (1.13%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.94%) PMI
10 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.75%) Kindle
11 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.75%) Online Games
12 3 (0.56%) Blog
12 3 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 420 (79.10%) Windows
2 203 (38.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 194 (36.53%) Linux
4 95 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (9.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (9.60%) Windows 7
8 43 (8.10%) UNIX
9 37 (6.97%) CentOS
10 20 (3.77%) Windows 8
11 19 (3.58%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.64%) VMS
12 14 (2.64%) Solaris
12 14 (2.64%) AIX
13 13 (2.45%) Windows 2000
14 10 (1.88%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (1.51%) SUSE
16 8 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (1.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (33.15%) ITIL
2 41 (7.72%) Change Management
3 32 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (5.27%) Service Management
5 26 (4.90%) Capacity Management
6 23 (4.33%) Technical Architecture
7 21 (3.95%) Migration
8 20 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 18 (3.39%) PRINCE2
10 17 (3.20%) Network Management
11 15 (2.82%) Project Management
11 15 (2.82%) Configuration Management
11 15 (2.82%) Change Control
11 15 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (2.45%) Mentoring
12 13 (2.45%) Coaching
12 13 (2.45%) Network Design
13 11 (2.07%) Line Management
13 11 (2.07%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (1.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 136 (25.61%) SQL
2 58 (10.92%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.58%) Python
4 18 (3.39%) Ruby
5 15 (2.82%) C#
6 12 (2.26%) PHP
6 12 (2.26%) VBScript
7 11 (2.07%) Java
8 9 (1.69%) Perl
9 8 (1.51%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.13%) C
11 4 (0.75%) C++
11 4 (0.75%) VB
11 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 89 (16.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 87 (16.38%) Security Cleared
3 80 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 70 (13.18%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (12.99%) MCSE
6 57 (10.73%) Degree
7 49 (9.23%) SC Cleared
8 45 (8.47%) MCITP
9 39 (7.34%) Citrix Certification
10 36 (6.78%) CCNA
11 33 (6.21%) CCA
12 31 (5.84%) VCAP
13 29 (5.46%) NCDA
13 29 (5.46%) CCNP
13 29 (5.46%) MCTS
14 28 (5.27%) NCIE
15 24 (4.52%) VTSP
16 19 (3.58%) DV Cleared
17 17 (3.20%) CCEA
17 17 (3.20%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.42%) SLA
2 26 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.94%) QA
4 5 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) BS7799
System Software
1 378 (71.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 256 (48.21%) Active Directory
3 125 (23.54%) XenApp
4 109 (20.53%) Hyper-V
5 77 (14.50%) vCloud
6 76 (14.31%) VMware ESXi
7 72 (13.56%) XenDesktop
8 71 (13.37%) VMware ESX
9 34 (6.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 29 (5.46%) XenServer
11 20 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 14 (2.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 11 (2.07%) Terminal Services
14 9 (1.69%) Firmware
15 7 (1.32%) ISA Server
15 7 (1.32%) NFS
16 4 (0.75%) Xen
17 3 (0.56%) FreeRADIUS
18 2 (0.38%) SRDF
18 2 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 45 (8.47%) SCCM
2 42 (7.91%) NetBackup
3 37 (6.97%) SCOM
4 24 (4.52%) Backup Exec
5 18 (3.39%) WSUS
6 17 (3.20%) Nagios
7 15 (2.82%) Zenoss
7 15 (2.82%) XenMobile
8 14 (2.64%) SCVMM
8 14 (2.64%) HP Data Protector
9 12 (2.26%) Tivoli
10 8 (1.51%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (1.51%) HP SIM
11 7 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (1.13%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.94%) Legato
14 4 (0.75%) ARCserve
14 4 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 505 (95.10%) VMware
2 242 (45.57%) Microsoft
3 196 (36.91%) Cisco
4 178 (33.52%) Citrix
5 123 (23.16%) HP
6 75 (14.12%) NetApp
7 50 (9.42%) Dell
8 41 (7.72%) EMC
9 39 (7.34%) IBM
9 39 (7.34%) Symantec
10 34 (6.40%) Red Hat
11 32 (6.03%) Oracle
12 31 (5.84%) Juniper
13 22 (4.14%) CheckPoint
14 18 (3.39%) 3PAR
15 17 (3.20%) Polycom
16 16 (3.01%) Veeam
17 14 (2.64%) AppSense
18 12 (2.26%) SolarWinds
19 11 (2.07%) NetIQ
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 14 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: From £37,284 to £48,921 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £34,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £34900.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago