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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 209 189 212
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 276 291 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 1.40% 1.23%
As % of the System Software category 9.82% 11.06% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 236 247 254
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £29,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2812 2632 2563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.78% 12.67% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2272 2215 2256
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -17 90 £42,500 - 9
Hampshire -18 71 £42,000 -1.17% 7
Surrey -21 51 £41,500 -17.00% 7
West Sussex +8 36 £44,500 +32.83% 4
Buckinghamshire -22 15 £50,000 +53.84%
Kent +4 12 £50,000 +2.30% 2
East Sussex -18 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Middlesex -5 6 £47,500 -13.63%
Oxfordshire -13 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Thames Valley - 5 £40,000 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 464 (94.12%) VMware
2 390 (79.11%) Windows
3 340 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 239 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 239 (48.48%) Active Directory
5 186 (37.73%) Linux
6 180 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 178 (36.11%) Cisco
8 176 (35.70%) Citrix
8 176 (35.70%) ITIL
9 171 (34.69%) SAN
10 136 (27.59%) SQL
11 134 (27.18%) Firewall
12 119 (24.14%) MS Exchange
13 113 (22.92%) XenApp
14 110 (22.31%) SQL Server
15 100 (20.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 99 (20.08%) HP
17 96 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2010
18 95 (19.27%) MS Excel
19 94 (19.07%) Hyper-V
20 90 (18.26%) DNS
21 86 (17.44%) TCP/IP
22 83 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
23 79 (16.02%) Cisco Certification
23 79 (16.02%) Microsoft Certification
24 78 (15.82%) NetApp
25 76 (15.42%) VMware ESXi
26 74 (15.01%) VPN
27 71 (14.40%) Security Cleared

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 119 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 96 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 45 (9.13%) IIS
5 44 (8.92%) Lync
6 41 (8.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (7.30%) SharePoint
8 24 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (3.04%) Apache
10 14 (2.84%) Tomcat
11 10 (2.03%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.83%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.81%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.81%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.41%) CMS
16 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 95 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.07%) MS Office
3 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.67%) SaaS
2 20 (4.06%) PaaS
3 17 (3.45%) IaaS
4 15 (3.04%) Office 365
5 10 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (34.69%) SAN
2 134 (27.18%) Firewall
3 90 (18.26%) DNS
4 86 (17.44%) TCP/IP
5 74 (15.01%) VPN
6 61 (12.37%) WAN
7 53 (10.75%) LAN
8 50 (10.14%) NAS
9 48 (9.74%) DHCP
10 45 (9.13%) SSL
10 45 (9.13%) IPsec
11 34 (6.90%) MPLS
12 31 (6.29%) BGP
12 31 (6.29%) OSPF
13 30 (6.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 27 (5.48%) VLAN
15 24 (4.87%) iSCSI
16 23 (4.67%) NetScaler
16 23 (4.67%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 34 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (5.27%) MySQL
4 15 (3.04%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.22%) Pentaho
7 6 (1.22%) QlikView
8 5 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.81%) DTS
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.20%) JMeter
General
1 51 (10.34%) Finance
2 7 (1.42%) Marketing
2 7 (1.42%) Games
2 7 (1.42%) Publishing
3 5 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.61%) Electronics
4 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.41%) Online Betting
5 2 (0.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.20%) Advertising
6 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (17.85%) Analyst
2 68 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 67 (13.59%) Support Engineer
4 56 (11.36%) Consultant
5 49 (9.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 43 (8.72%) Administrator
7 42 (8.52%) Support Analyst
8 38 (7.71%) Architect
9 36 (7.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 33 (6.69%) Systems Administrator
11 27 (5.48%) Technical Support
11 27 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 26 (5.27%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
14 20 (4.06%) Senior Consultant
14 20 (4.06%) Systems Engineer
14 20 (4.06%) Technical Analyst
15 19 (3.85%) Team Leader
15 19 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
16 16 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.84%) Web Services
2 13 (2.64%) .NET
3 8 (1.62%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (1.42%) XHTML
4 7 (1.42%) HTML
4 7 (1.42%) LAMP
5 4 (0.81%) COM
5 4 (0.81%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.20%) REST
7 1 (0.20%) Ajax
7 1 (0.20%) KML
7 1 (0.20%) WCF
7 1 (0.20%) J2EE
7 1 (0.20%) SOAP
7 1 (0.20%) XML
7 1 (0.20%) WSDL
7 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.49%) Clustering
3 25 (5.07%) Replication
4 24 (4.87%) EqualLogic
5 17 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (2.43%) Open Source
7 11 (2.23%) FlexPod
8 10 (2.03%) CLARiiON
8 10 (2.03%) Firmware
8 10 (2.03%) Celerra
9 9 (1.83%) Kindle
9 9 (1.83%) iSeries
10 8 (1.62%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.62%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.01%) Online Games
11 5 (1.01%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.81%) PMI
12 4 (0.81%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 390 (79.11%) Windows
2 186 (37.73%) Linux
3 180 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (11.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (9.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (9.53%) Windows 7
8 35 (7.10%) UNIX
9 34 (6.90%) CentOS
10 22 (4.46%) Windows 8
11 16 (3.25%) Solaris
12 14 (2.84%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (2.64%) Windows XP
14 12 (2.43%) Windows Vista
15 10 (2.03%) AIX
16 9 (1.83%) HPUX
16 9 (1.83%) VMS
17 8 (1.62%) Windows 2000
17 8 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (35.70%) ITIL
2 45 (9.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (6.29%) Change Management
4 28 (5.68%) Service Management
5 26 (5.27%) Service Delivery
5 26 (5.27%) Capacity Management
6 19 (3.85%) Change Control
7 18 (3.65%) Migration
7 18 (3.65%) PRINCE2
7 18 (3.65%) Capacity Planning
7 18 (3.65%) Mentoring
8 17 (3.45%) Network Management
8 17 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (3.25%) Project Management
10 15 (3.04%) Configuration Management
11 13 (2.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (2.43%) Problem Management
12 12 (2.43%) Data Management
13 10 (2.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (2.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 136 (27.59%) SQL
2 56 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.65%) Python
4 17 (3.45%) Ruby
5 16 (3.25%) PHP
6 12 (2.43%) Java
7 11 (2.23%) C#
8 9 (1.83%) Perl
9 7 (1.42%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.81%) C++
10 4 (0.81%) VBScript
10 4 (0.81%) VB
11 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.41%) C
13 1 (0.20%) R
13 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 100 (20.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 79 (16.02%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (16.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (14.40%) Security Cleared
4 68 (13.79%) MCSE
5 51 (10.34%) Degree
6 45 (9.13%) CCNA
7 42 (8.52%) MCITP
8 37 (7.51%) SC Cleared
9 36 (7.30%) Citrix Certification
10 32 (6.49%) CCNP
11 31 (6.29%) VCAP
12 30 (6.09%) NCDA
12 30 (6.09%) NCIE
13 28 (5.68%) CCA
14 27 (5.48%) MCTS
15 22 (4.46%) DV Cleared
15 22 (4.46%) VTSP
16 13 (2.64%) VCDX
16 13 (2.64%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.33%) SLA
2 23 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.43%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.41%) BS7799
6 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 340 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (48.48%) Active Directory
3 113 (22.92%) XenApp
4 94 (19.07%) Hyper-V
5 76 (15.42%) VMware ESXi
6 69 (14.00%) vCloud
7 64 (12.98%) XenDesktop
8 63 (12.78%) VMware ESX
9 26 (5.27%) XenServer
10 22 (4.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 20 (4.06%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (1.42%) NFS
13 7 (1.42%) MetaFrame
13 7 (1.42%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.01%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.61%) FreeRADIUS
15 3 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 3 (0.61%) KVM
15 3 (0.61%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 47 (9.53%) NetBackup
2 35 (7.10%) SCOM
3 32 (6.49%) SCCM
4 31 (6.29%) Backup Exec
5 16 (3.25%) Tivoli
6 15 (3.04%) Zenoss
7 14 (2.84%) WSUS
8 12 (2.43%) Nagios
9 11 (2.23%) SolarWinds Orion
10 9 (1.83%) XenMobile
10 9 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
11 7 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (1.22%) SCVMM
12 6 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (1.22%) HP SIM
13 5 (1.01%) Puppet
13 5 (1.01%) Legato
13 5 (1.01%) ARCserve
13 5 (1.01%) Foglight
14 4 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 464 (94.12%) VMware
2 239 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 178 (36.11%) Cisco
4 176 (35.70%) Citrix
5 99 (20.08%) HP
6 78 (15.82%) NetApp
7 42 (8.52%) EMC
8 41 (8.32%) Dell
8 41 (8.32%) Symantec
9 34 (6.90%) IBM
10 32 (6.49%) Juniper
11 31 (6.29%) Oracle
12 28 (5.68%) Red Hat
13 25 (5.07%) CheckPoint
14 21 (4.26%) Veeam
15 17 (3.45%) 3PAR
16 16 (3.25%) NetIQ
17 15 (3.04%) SolarWinds
18 11 (2.23%) PlateSpin
18 11 (2.23%) LANDesk
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £49000 Per Annum To £49k + On Call + Bonus + B
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum +10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens -medical & share
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago