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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / South East
Rank 273 186 170
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -16
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 125 322 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 1.65% 1.77%
As % of the System Software category 5.94% 11.90% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 108 293 291
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,800 £52,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
2103 2707 2868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.12% 13.85% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1791 2367 2366
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -31 39 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Surrey +34 35 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Berkshire -62 18 £70,000 +16.66% 6
East Sussex +19 11 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Oxfordshire +37 10 £32,500 -29.34% 1
Kent -2 8 £47,750 +36.42% 1
West Sussex +2 5 £50,000 +53.84%
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £41,250 +3.12%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 334 (90.27%) VMware
2 267 (72.16%) Windows
3 241 (65.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 213 (57.57%) Linux
5 212 (57.30%) Active Directory
6 163 (44.05%) Microsoft
7 161 (43.51%) Windows Server
8 152 (41.08%) Cisco
9 122 (32.97%) SAN
10 112 (30.27%) ITIL
11 110 (29.73%) DNS
12 107 (28.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 105 (28.38%) Hyper-V
13 105 (28.38%) PowerShell
14 98 (26.49%) TCP/IP
15 93 (25.14%) MS Excel
16 92 (24.86%) Microsoft Certification
17 91 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
18 83 (22.43%) Firewall
19 82 (22.16%) SQL Server
20 80 (21.62%) vCloud
21 79 (21.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 78 (21.08%) HP
23 77 (20.81%) Data Centre
24 74 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 70 (18.92%) Citrix
25 70 (18.92%) DHCP
26 69 (18.65%) MS Exchange
27 67 (18.11%) IIS
28 62 (16.76%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 69 (18.65%) MS Exchange
2 67 (18.11%) IIS
3 27 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (4.86%) SharePoint
6 16 (4.32%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.35%) Apache
8 3 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.81%) SAS
9 2 (0.54%) CMS
9 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 93 (25.14%) MS Excel
2 43 (11.62%) MS Office
3 10 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (14.86%) Office 365
3 39 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (8.38%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (4.32%) SaaS
6 14 (3.78%) IaaS
7 13 (3.51%) IBM Cloud
7 13 (3.51%) SoftLayer
8 9 (2.43%) OpenShift
9 7 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.62%) PaaS
11 3 (0.81%) Heroku
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.27%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 122 (32.97%) SAN
2 110 (29.73%) DNS
3 98 (26.49%) TCP/IP
4 83 (22.43%) Firewall
5 70 (18.92%) DHCP
6 49 (13.24%) LAN
7 48 (12.97%) WAN
8 42 (11.35%) VPN
9 29 (7.84%) VLAN
10 22 (5.95%) LDAP
10 22 (5.95%) VoIP
11 21 (5.68%) Wireless
12 20 (5.41%) FTP
13 18 (4.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (4.86%) Internet
13 18 (4.86%) SMTP
14 17 (4.59%) NAS
15 16 (4.32%) IPsec
15 16 (4.32%) SSL
16 13 (3.51%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.22%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.95%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.70%) MySQL
6 9 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.81%) Redis
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.54%) OLAP
10 2 (0.54%) OLTP
10 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.51%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.54%) DbUnit
2 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.54%) jMock
2 2 (0.54%) JUnit
2 2 (0.54%) Maven
2 2 (0.54%) Mockito
2 2 (0.54%) MSI
2 2 (0.54%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.27%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) JMeter
3 1 (0.27%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.27%) Selenium
3 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (15.41%) Finance
2 41 (11.08%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.62%) Legal
4 4 (1.08%) Banking
4 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.08%) Marketing
5 3 (0.81%) Back Office
5 3 (0.81%) Electronics
6 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.54%) German Language
6 2 (0.54%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (25.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 78 (21.08%) Support Engineer
3 62 (16.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 53 (14.32%) Analyst
5 42 (11.35%) Administrator
6 37 (10.00%) Architect
6 37 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 36 (9.73%) VMware Engineer
8 33 (8.92%) Systems Administrator
9 32 (8.65%) Infrastructure Support
9 32 (8.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
10 30 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 26 (7.03%) Linux Engineer
11 26 (7.03%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 25 (6.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 24 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
14 23 (6.22%) Linux Administrator
14 23 (6.22%) Network Engineer
15 22 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.32%) Web Services
2 6 (1.62%) SOAP
3 5 (1.35%) Flash
3 5 (1.35%) HTML
3 5 (1.35%) JSON
4 4 (1.08%) LAMP
5 3 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.81%) XML
6 2 (0.54%) J2EE
6 2 (0.54%) jBPM
6 2 (0.54%) Middleware
6 2 (0.54%) PowerMock
6 2 (0.54%) REST
6 2 (0.54%) RESTful
6 2 (0.54%) Spring
7 1 (0.27%) .NET
7 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (20.81%) Data Centre
2 57 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (10.27%) Driving Licence
4 34 (9.19%) Clustering
5 26 (7.03%) EMC VNX
6 23 (6.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (4.32%) Management Information System
8 15 (4.05%) PKI
9 12 (3.24%) FlexPod
9 12 (3.24%) Replication
9 12 (3.24%) VCE vBlock
10 9 (2.43%) N-Tier
10 9 (2.43%) Private Cloud
10 9 (2.43%) Statistics
11 7 (1.89%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.89%) HP Storage
12 6 (1.62%) iPad
13 5 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
14 4 (1.08%) Cryptography
14 4 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 267 (72.16%) Windows
2 213 (57.57%) Linux
3 161 (43.51%) Windows Server
4 107 (28.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 91 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (21.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (7.30%) Unix
9 26 (7.03%) Windows 7
10 22 (5.95%) CentOS
11 19 (5.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 16 (4.32%) Solaris
13 15 (4.05%) Windows 10
14 14 (3.78%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.62%) AIX
15 6 (1.62%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.62%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.35%) Debian
16 5 (1.35%) SUSE
17 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (30.27%) ITIL
2 58 (15.68%) Presales
3 35 (9.46%) DevOps
4 33 (8.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (8.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 31 (8.38%) Mentoring
7 30 (8.11%) Project Management
8 23 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (6.22%) High Availability
9 22 (5.95%) Load Balancing
9 22 (5.95%) Service Management
10 21 (5.68%) Network Design
11 19 (5.14%) Change Control
11 19 (5.14%) Server Monitoring
12 18 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (4.59%) Migration
14 16 (4.32%) Time Management
15 15 (4.05%) Coaching
15 15 (4.05%) Project Planning
15 15 (4.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 105 (28.38%) PowerShell
2 46 (12.43%) Python
3 43 (11.62%) Perl
4 39 (10.54%) SQL
5 33 (8.92%) Ruby
6 20 (5.41%) Java
7 16 (4.32%) VB
8 13 (3.51%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.81%) Go
10 2 (0.54%) C
10 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.27%) C#
11 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (24.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 62 (16.76%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (16.76%) MCSE
4 61 (16.49%) CCNA
5 48 (12.97%) MCITP
6 45 (12.16%) Security Cleared
7 42 (11.35%) SC Cleared
8 41 (11.08%) MCSA
9 15 (4.05%) Degree
9 15 (4.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (3.78%) VCDX
11 11 (2.97%) RHCA
11 11 (2.97%) RHCSA
12 10 (2.70%) MCP
12 10 (2.70%) MCTS
13 9 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.62%) VCP6
15 5 (1.35%) CCNP
16 4 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (14.32%) SLA
2 21 (5.68%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.24%) QA
4 8 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.08%) HIPAA
System Software
1 241 (65.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 212 (57.30%) Active Directory
3 105 (28.38%) Hyper-V
4 80 (21.62%) vCloud
5 44 (11.89%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (11.08%) XenApp
7 25 (6.76%) Terminal Services
8 21 (5.68%) VMware ESX
9 15 (4.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 14 (3.78%) Docker
11 9 (2.43%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (2.43%) XenDesktop
12 8 (2.16%) Firmware
12 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (1.35%) XenServer
15 4 (1.08%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.81%) iptables
17 2 (0.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 46 (12.43%) Puppet
2 45 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (7.84%) SCCM
4 23 (6.22%) WSUS
5 16 (4.32%) Backup Exec
6 15 (4.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 14 (3.78%) Ansible
8 13 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (3.51%) vRealize
9 11 (2.97%) vMotion
10 9 (2.43%) AirWatch
10 9 (2.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 7 (1.89%) Nagios
12 6 (1.62%) BMC PATROL
12 6 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.62%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.62%) OpenView
12 6 (1.62%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.62%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 4 (1.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 334 (90.27%) VMware
2 163 (44.05%) Microsoft
3 152 (41.08%) Cisco
4 78 (21.08%) HP
5 70 (18.92%) Citrix
6 57 (15.41%) Red Hat
7 33 (8.92%) EMC
8 28 (7.57%) Oracle
9 23 (6.22%) NetApp
10 19 (5.14%) Veeam
11 18 (4.86%) IBM
12 16 (4.32%) Nimsoft
13 15 (4.05%) Veritas
14 14 (3.78%) Huawei
15 13 (3.51%) LANDesk
16 10 (2.70%) Qualys
17 9 (2.43%) Altiris
17 9 (2.43%) Apple
17 9 (2.43%) Google
17 9 (2.43%) MobileIron
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