The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 233 176 206
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +30
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 238 328 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 1.48% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 8.43% 11.91% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 207 298 247
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2824 2754 2291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.44% 12.44% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2249 2352 1984
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Hampshire +27 83 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Berkshire -39 67 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Surrey -49 43 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +3 29 £47,500 +18.75% 4
West Sussex -14 19 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Middlesex +9 11 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Oxfordshire -3 7 £50,000 +21.95%
Kent -14 6 £42,500 -5.55%
East Sussex -19 3 £35,000 +27.27%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 426 (92.41%) VMware
2 371 (80.48%) Windows
3 295 (63.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 241 (52.28%) Active Directory
5 221 (47.94%) Microsoft
6 178 (38.61%) Citrix
7 167 (36.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 164 (35.57%) Cisco
9 162 (35.14%) SAN
10 160 (34.71%) ITIL
11 154 (33.41%) Linux
12 143 (31.02%) MS Exchange
13 134 (29.07%) SQL
14 127 (27.55%) Firewall
15 116 (25.16%) XenApp
16 112 (24.30%) MS Excel
17 110 (23.86%) Exchange Server 2010
18 100 (21.69%) SQL Server
18 100 (21.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 91 (19.74%) Hyper-V
20 90 (19.52%) Microsoft Certification
21 86 (18.66%) VMware ESXi
22 84 (18.22%) HP
23 82 (17.79%) DNS
24 79 (17.14%) NetApp
25 76 (16.49%) MCSE
25 76 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
25 76 (16.49%) Exchange Server 2007
26 71 (15.40%) Cisco Certification
27 70 (15.18%) XenDesktop

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 143 (31.02%) MS Exchange
2 110 (23.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (16.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 49 (10.63%) IIS
5 47 (10.20%) Lync
5 47 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 46 (9.98%) SharePoint
7 24 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (4.34%) Tomcat
9 19 (4.12%) Apache
10 11 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.95%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.52%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.52%) WebSphere
14 6 (1.30%) IBM Notes
14 6 (1.30%) SAS
15 5 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.87%) CMS
16 4 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 112 (24.30%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.64%) SaaS
2 22 (4.77%) PaaS
3 19 (4.12%) IaaS
4 16 (3.47%) Office 365
5 11 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (35.14%) SAN
2 127 (27.55%) Firewall
3 82 (17.79%) DNS
4 59 (12.80%) VPN
5 58 (12.58%) LAN
5 58 (12.58%) WAN
6 55 (11.93%) TCP/IP
7 50 (10.85%) DHCP
8 34 (7.38%) NAS
9 30 (6.51%) IP Telephony
10 29 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (5.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 26 (5.64%) iSCSI
12 24 (5.21%) OSPF
12 24 (5.21%) BGP
13 23 (4.99%) SSL
13 23 (4.99%) Network Security
14 22 (4.77%) IPsec
15 21 (4.56%) Cisco IPT
15 21 (4.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.29%) MySQL
3 28 (6.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (3.47%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.30%) Pentaho
8 6 (1.30%) QlikView
9 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.08%) DTS
10 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.22%) JMeter
General
1 46 (9.98%) Finance
2 12 (2.60%) Games
3 7 (1.52%) Marketing
4 4 (0.87%) Online Betting
4 4 (0.87%) Retail
5 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.22%) Electronics
6 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (18.66%) Analyst
2 69 (14.97%) Consultant
3 53 (11.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 51 (11.06%) Support Engineer
5 45 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 39 (8.46%) Support Analyst
7 37 (8.03%) Administrator
8 27 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (5.42%) Technical Support
10 24 (5.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 24 (5.21%) Technical Analyst
11 23 (4.99%) Technical Consultant
11 23 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
11 23 (4.99%) Architect
11 23 (4.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 21 (4.56%) Senior Consultant
13 20 (4.34%) Network Engineer
13 20 (4.34%) 2nd Line Support
14 19 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
15 18 (3.90%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.25%) .NET
2 8 (1.74%) COM
3 7 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (1.52%) LAMP
4 6 (1.30%) HTML
4 6 (1.30%) XHTML
5 5 (1.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 4 (0.87%) WCF
6 4 (0.87%) REST
6 4 (0.87%) SOAP
6 4 (0.87%) Web Services
7 3 (0.65%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.43%) XML
8 2 (0.43%) J2EE
8 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.22%) Ajax
9 1 (0.22%) Middleware
9 1 (0.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.38%) Clustering
2 31 (6.72%) Replication
3 23 (4.99%) EqualLogic
4 14 (3.04%) FlexPod
5 13 (2.82%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.39%) Kindle
7 10 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.95%) iSeries
8 9 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.74%) Firmware
9 8 (1.74%) CLARiiON
9 8 (1.74%) Online Games
9 8 (1.74%) iPhone
10 7 (1.52%) Open Source
11 6 (1.30%) Celerra
12 5 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.87%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.87%) Blog
13 4 (0.87%) Social Media
14 3 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 371 (80.48%) Windows
2 167 (36.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 154 (33.41%) Linux
4 76 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (12.15%) Windows 7
6 53 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (5.86%) Windows 8
8 27 (5.86%) UNIX
9 24 (5.21%) CentOS
10 14 (3.04%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.04%) Windows 2000 Server
11 12 (2.60%) Solaris
12 10 (2.17%) HPUX
13 9 (1.95%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.74%) AIX
14 8 (1.74%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (1.08%) Windows Phone
16 5 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (34.71%) ITIL
2 54 (11.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (6.94%) Service Delivery
4 29 (6.29%) Project Management
5 26 (5.64%) Migration
6 25 (5.42%) Service Management
7 23 (4.99%) Capacity Management
8 22 (4.77%) Change Control
9 20 (4.34%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (4.34%) Change Management
9 20 (4.34%) PRINCE2
10 17 (3.69%) Problem Management
11 16 (3.47%) Business Continuity
12 15 (3.25%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (3.04%) Infrastructure Management
14 12 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (2.60%) Data Management
15 11 (2.39%) Time Management
16 10 (2.17%) Configuration Management
16 10 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 134 (29.07%) SQL
2 57 (12.36%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.69%) Python
3 17 (3.69%) PHP
4 14 (3.04%) Ruby
5 13 (2.82%) Perl
5 13 (2.82%) Java
6 10 (2.17%) C#
7 6 (1.30%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.08%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.87%) VB
9 4 (0.87%) C++
10 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.65%) VBScript
11 1 (0.22%) C
Qualifications
1 100 (21.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 90 (19.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (16.49%) MCSE
4 71 (15.40%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (11.93%) Security Cleared
6 51 (11.06%) CCNA
7 47 (10.20%) MCITP
8 41 (8.89%) Degree
9 33 (7.16%) Citrix Certification
10 28 (6.07%) NCDA
11 27 (5.86%) NCIE
11 27 (5.86%) CCNP
12 26 (5.64%) VCAP
13 25 (5.42%) SC Cleared
13 25 (5.42%) MCTS
14 23 (4.99%) CCA
15 19 (4.12%) MCSA
16 16 (3.47%) DV Cleared
17 15 (3.25%) VCDX
18 14 (3.04%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.07%) SLA
2 14 (3.04%) ISO 9001
3 12 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) BS7799
5 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 295 (63.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 241 (52.28%) Active Directory
3 116 (25.16%) XenApp
4 91 (19.74%) Hyper-V
5 86 (18.66%) VMware ESXi
6 70 (15.18%) XenDesktop
7 57 (12.36%) VMware ESX
8 53 (11.50%) vCloud
9 38 (8.24%) XenServer
10 17 (3.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (1.74%) MetaFrame
13 7 (1.52%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.08%) KVM
14 5 (1.08%) GPFS
15 4 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 4 (0.87%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.65%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 48 (10.41%) SCCM
2 39 (8.46%) NetBackup
3 37 (8.03%) Backup Exec
4 35 (7.59%) SCOM
5 18 (3.90%) WSUS
6 16 (3.47%) SolarWinds Orion
7 13 (2.82%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.95%) Foglight
9 8 (1.74%) Nagios
10 7 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.30%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.30%) ARCserve
11 6 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (1.08%) Zenoss
12 5 (1.08%) Puppet
12 5 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.87%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.87%) AppManager
14 3 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 3 (0.65%) Legato
Vendors
1 426 (92.41%) VMware
2 221 (47.94%) Microsoft
3 178 (38.61%) Citrix
4 164 (35.57%) Cisco
5 84 (18.22%) HP
6 79 (17.14%) NetApp
7 40 (8.68%) Dell
7 40 (8.68%) EMC
8 38 (8.24%) IBM
9 37 (8.03%) Symantec
10 32 (6.94%) CheckPoint
11 30 (6.51%) Veeam
12 27 (5.86%) Oracle
13 25 (5.42%) NetIQ
14 22 (4.77%) SolarWinds
14 22 (4.77%) Red Hat
15 18 (3.90%) Juniper
16 14 (3.04%) Apple
17 13 (2.82%) F5
18 12 (2.60%) Brocade
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Datanet.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus bonuses
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus, car
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £28,800 to £34,560 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits including pri
Posted: 4 days ago