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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 248 201 187
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 173 331 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 1.54% 1.55%
As % of the System Software category 7.35% 11.48% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 153 285 286
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,813 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +9.53%
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
2353 2883 3093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.22% 13.39% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 2461 2532
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 £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 56 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Surrey +1 38 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Berkshire -48 33 £58,750 +6.81% 5
East Sussex +33 14 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +32 11 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Kent +1 9 £47,500 +35.71%
West Sussex +3 6 £47,000 +39.25%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 438 (89.57%) VMware
2 346 (70.76%) Windows
3 336 (68.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 277 (56.65%) Linux
5 274 (56.03%) Active Directory
6 230 (47.03%) Microsoft
7 227 (46.42%) Cisco
8 207 (42.33%) Windows Server
9 172 (35.17%) PowerShell
10 144 (29.45%) ITIL
11 138 (28.22%) DNS
12 135 (27.61%) SAN
13 122 (24.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 121 (24.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 119 (24.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 117 (23.93%) TCP/IP
17 115 (23.52%) MS Excel
17 115 (23.52%) Microsoft Certification
18 113 (23.11%) Data Centre
19 112 (22.90%) Windows Server 2008
20 110 (22.49%) Hyper-V
21 106 (21.68%) MS Exchange
22 104 (21.27%) Citrix
23 101 (20.65%) SQL Server
24 100 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
24 100 (20.45%) Firewall
25 99 (20.25%) CCNA
25 99 (20.25%) DHCP
25 99 (20.25%) vCloud
26 98 (20.04%) Office 365

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
1 106 (21.68%) MS Exchange
2 92 (18.81%) IIS
3 51 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 48 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (3.89%) OpenStack
6 18 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (3.48%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.64%) Apache
9 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.41%) CMS
9 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.20%) SAS
10 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 115 (23.52%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.00%) MS Office
3 9 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 98 (20.04%) Office 365
2 65 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (7.57%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (5.52%) SaaS
6 20 (4.09%) IaaS
7 19 (3.89%) IBM Cloud
7 19 (3.89%) SoftLayer
8 14 (2.86%) OpenShift
9 12 (2.45%) PaaS
10 7 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.41%) Heroku
12 1 (0.20%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 138 (28.22%) DNS
2 135 (27.61%) SAN
3 117 (23.93%) TCP/IP
4 100 (20.45%) Firewall
5 99 (20.25%) DHCP
6 66 (13.50%) LAN
6 66 (13.50%) WAN
7 45 (9.20%) VPN
8 32 (6.54%) FTP
8 32 (6.54%) VLAN
9 31 (6.34%) Wireless
10 28 (5.73%) Internet
10 28 (5.73%) SMTP
11 27 (5.52%) LDAP
12 26 (5.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (4.70%) NAS
14 22 (4.50%) IPsec
14 22 (4.50%) VoIP
15 21 (4.29%) SSL
16 16 (3.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.95%) Relational Database
3 32 (6.54%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.86%) MySQL
7 8 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.02%) OLAP
9 5 (1.02%) OLTP
9 5 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.41%) Redis
11 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (3.68%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.41%) DbUnit
2 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.41%) jMock
2 2 (0.41%) JUnit
2 2 (0.41%) Maven
2 2 (0.41%) Mockito
2 2 (0.41%) MSI
2 2 (0.41%) SonarQube
2 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.20%) JMeter
3 1 (0.20%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.20%) Selenium
3 1 (0.20%) Subversion
3 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 96 (19.63%) Finance
2 45 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.64%) Retail
4 7 (1.43%) Legal
5 5 (1.02%) Back Office
5 5 (1.02%) Banking
6 4 (0.82%) Advertising
6 4 (0.82%) Games
6 4 (0.82%) Online Betting
7 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.61%) Marketing
8 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.41%) Electronics
8 2 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 141 (28.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 82 (16.77%) Support Engineer
3 72 (14.72%) Analyst
4 70 (14.31%) Cloud Engineer
5 58 (11.86%) VMware Engineer
6 53 (10.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 52 (10.63%) Administrator
8 45 (9.20%) Architect
9 39 (7.98%) Systems Administrator
10 38 (7.77%) Support Analyst
11 36 (7.36%) Systems Engineer
12 34 (6.95%) Network Engineer
13 32 (6.54%) Cloud Architect
13 32 (6.54%) IT Support
14 31 (6.34%) Infrastructure Support
15 30 (6.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 29 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
17 28 (5.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
18 27 (5.52%) IT Analyst
19 26 (5.32%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.91%) Web Services
2 11 (2.25%) SOAP
3 10 (2.04%) HTML
3 10 (2.04%) JSON
4 7 (1.43%) XML
5 5 (1.02%) Flash
6 3 (0.61%) LAMP
6 3 (0.61%) REST
7 2 (0.41%) .NET
7 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.41%) CSS
7 2 (0.41%) J2EE
7 2 (0.41%) jBPM
7 2 (0.41%) Middleware
7 2 (0.41%) PowerMock
7 2 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.41%) RESTful
7 2 (0.41%) Spring
8 1 (0.20%) Ajax
8 1 (0.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 113 (23.11%) Data Centre
2 75 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (9.00%) Clustering
4 42 (8.59%) Driving Licence
5 29 (5.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 28 (5.73%) Management Information System
7 23 (4.70%) FlexPod
8 22 (4.50%) EMC VNX
9 20 (4.09%) PKI
10 16 (3.27%) VCE vBlock
11 15 (3.07%) Statistics
12 10 (2.04%) CESG
12 10 (2.04%) Cryptography
13 9 (1.84%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.64%) Fintech
14 8 (1.64%) Private Cloud
14 8 (1.64%) Replication
15 7 (1.43%) Computer Science
16 6 (1.23%) HP Storage
16 6 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 346 (70.76%) Windows
2 277 (56.65%) Linux
3 207 (42.33%) Windows Server
4 122 (24.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (24.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 112 (22.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (8.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (7.36%) CentOS
9 34 (6.95%) Unix
10 33 (6.75%) Windows 7
11 19 (3.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 18 (3.68%) Solaris
13 15 (3.07%) Windows 10
13 15 (3.07%) Windows 8
14 13 (2.66%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.02%) AIX
17 4 (0.82%) Debian
17 4 (0.82%) SUSE
18 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (29.45%) ITIL
2 65 (13.29%) Presales
3 49 (10.02%) DevOps
4 44 (9.00%) Mentoring
5 41 (8.38%) Project Management
6 40 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (6.34%) Change Control
7 31 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (6.13%) Virtual Environments
9 28 (5.73%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 27 (5.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 27 (5.52%) Service Management
11 24 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (4.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 22 (4.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 22 (4.50%) Load Balancing
14 21 (4.29%) Network Design
15 20 (4.09%) Coaching
15 20 (4.09%) Converged Infrastructure
15 20 (4.09%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 172 (35.17%) PowerShell
2 84 (17.18%) Python
3 68 (13.91%) Perl
4 64 (13.09%) SQL
5 47 (9.61%) Ruby
6 33 (6.75%) Bash Shell
7 21 (4.29%) Java
8 16 (3.27%) VB
9 6 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.41%) C#
10 2 (0.41%) Go
10 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (24.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 115 (23.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 100 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
4 99 (20.25%) CCNA
5 76 (15.54%) MCSE
6 63 (12.88%) MCITP
7 55 (11.25%) MCSA
7 55 (11.25%) Security Cleared
8 52 (10.63%) SC Cleared
9 27 (5.52%) RHCA
10 25 (5.11%) RHCSA
11 23 (4.70%) VCDX
12 22 (4.50%) CCNP
12 22 (4.50%) Degree
13 19 (3.89%) MCP
14 16 (3.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (3.07%) VCP6
16 14 (2.86%) CISSP
16 14 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (2.86%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (12.07%) SLA
2 39 (7.98%) PCI DSS
3 19 (3.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (2.45%) QA
5 9 (1.84%) HIPAA
6 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 336 (68.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 274 (56.03%) Active Directory
3 110 (22.49%) Hyper-V
4 99 (20.25%) vCloud
5 72 (14.72%) XenApp
6 58 (11.86%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (6.34%) VMware ESX
8 27 (5.52%) Firmware
9 21 (4.29%) Terminal Services
10 19 (3.89%) Docker
11 18 (3.68%) Virtual Desktop
12 16 (3.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
16 7 (1.43%) iptables
16 7 (1.43%) XenDesktop
17 6 (1.23%) XenServer
18 4 (0.82%) Terminal Server
19 2 (0.41%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 54 (11.04%) SCCM
2 52 (10.63%) Puppet
3 50 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (6.54%) WSUS
5 18 (3.68%) Ansible
6 17 (3.48%) Backup Exec
7 16 (3.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 14 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 14 (2.86%) vRealize
9 13 (2.66%) Tivoli
10 12 (2.45%) AirWatch
11 11 (2.25%) vMotion
12 9 (1.84%) Kibana
12 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (1.84%) Nagios
12 9 (1.84%) WMI
13 7 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
13 7 (1.43%) NetBackup
14 6 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
14 6 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 438 (89.57%) VMware
2 230 (47.03%) Microsoft
3 227 (46.42%) Cisco
4 104 (21.27%) Citrix
5 97 (19.84%) HP
6 91 (18.61%) Red Hat
7 46 (9.41%) Oracle
8 32 (6.54%) IBM
8 32 (6.54%) NetApp
9 31 (6.34%) EMC
10 22 (4.50%) Nimsoft
11 18 (3.68%) Veritas
12 15 (3.07%) Qualys
13 14 (2.86%) Huawei
14 13 (2.66%) CommVault
14 13 (2.66%) Veeam
15 12 (2.45%) Altiris
15 12 (2.45%) MobileIron
16 11 (2.25%) CheckPoint
17 10 (2.04%) F5
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