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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 190 222 213
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 275 279 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 1.32% 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 11.12% 9.89% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 225 238 245
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
2473 2822 2948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.16% 13.39% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2121 2370 2393
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Berkshire +62 126 £55,000 +37.50% 9
Hampshire -19 49 £45,000 - 8
Surrey -1 35 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Oxfordshire +8 19 £32,500 -45.83% 1
East Sussex - 19 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +26 12 £35,000 - 3
West Sussex -1 8 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Kent +3 6 £90,000 +140.00%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 509 (93.39%) VMware
2 372 (68.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 360 (66.06%) Windows
4 294 (53.94%) Active Directory
5 288 (52.84%) Linux
6 269 (49.36%) Microsoft
7 254 (46.61%) Cisco
8 229 (42.02%) Windows Server
9 200 (36.70%) PowerShell
10 180 (33.03%) ITIL
11 160 (29.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 153 (28.07%) SAN
13 151 (27.71%) DNS
14 139 (25.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 136 (24.95%) Firewall
16 133 (24.40%) MS Exchange
17 130 (23.85%) Citrix
18 127 (23.30%) MS Excel
19 126 (23.12%) Microsoft Certification
20 122 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
20 122 (22.39%) Data Centre
21 119 (21.83%) Office 365
21 119 (21.83%) Red Hat
22 118 (21.65%) TCP/IP
23 116 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
24 114 (20.92%) DHCP
25 113 (20.73%) vCloud
26 111 (20.37%) SQL Server
27 108 (19.82%) HP
28 107 (19.63%) Finance

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
1 133 (24.40%) MS Exchange
2 93 (17.06%) IIS
3 61 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (4.04%) SharePoint
7 20 (3.67%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.47%) Apache
9 4 (0.73%) CMS
10 3 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.18%) CloudStack
Applications
1 127 (23.30%) MS Excel
2 49 (8.99%) MS Office
3 9 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 119 (21.83%) Office 365
2 49 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (7.16%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (6.06%) IaaS
5 32 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (5.87%) SaaS
6 21 (3.85%) PaaS
7 19 (3.49%) OpenShift
8 15 (2.75%) IBM Cloud
8 15 (2.75%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) Heroku
9 1 (0.18%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 153 (28.07%) SAN
2 151 (27.71%) DNS
3 136 (24.95%) Firewall
4 118 (21.65%) TCP/IP
5 114 (20.92%) DHCP
6 90 (16.51%) LAN
7 86 (15.78%) WAN
8 48 (8.81%) VPN
9 40 (7.34%) NAS
9 40 (7.34%) Wireless
10 37 (6.79%) Internet
11 36 (6.61%) FTP
12 34 (6.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 33 (6.06%) VLAN
14 29 (5.32%) SMTP
15 27 (4.95%) LDAP
16 25 (4.59%) Network Security
17 23 (4.22%) VoIP
18 20 (3.67%) Cisco IPT
18 20 (3.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.16%) Oracle Database
2 39 (7.16%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.02%) MySQL
6 10 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (0.92%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.92%) OLAP
8 5 (0.92%) OLTP
8 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.57%) Vagrant
2 11 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.37%) MSI
4 1 (0.18%) JMeter
4 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.18%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 107 (19.63%) Finance
2 43 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.83%) Retail
4 6 (1.10%) Back Office
4 6 (1.10%) Online Betting
5 5 (0.92%) Advertising
5 5 (0.92%) Games
5 5 (0.92%) Legal
6 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.18%) Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Billing
8 1 (0.18%) Electronics
8 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 130 (23.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 89 (16.33%) VMware Engineer
3 72 (13.21%) Support Engineer
4 69 (12.66%) Analyst
5 68 (12.48%) Cloud Engineer
6 65 (11.93%) Administrator
7 51 (9.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 51 (9.36%) Systems Engineer
8 46 (8.44%) Systems Administrator
9 41 (7.52%) Architect
10 39 (7.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 36 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
12 34 (6.24%) Network Engineer
12 34 (6.24%) Senior VMware Engineer
12 34 (6.24%) Server Engineer
12 34 (6.24%) Windows Engineer
13 32 (5.87%) IT Support
14 30 (5.50%) Support Analyst
15 29 (5.32%) IT Analyst
16 28 (5.14%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.04%) Web Services
2 18 (3.30%) HTML
3 12 (2.20%) JSON
4 11 (2.02%) SOAP
5 7 (1.28%) XML
6 3 (0.55%) .NET
7 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.37%) CSS
7 2 (0.37%) Middleware
7 2 (0.37%) REST
7 2 (0.37%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.18%) HTML5
8 1 (0.18%) jQuery
8 1 (0.18%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.18%) Ninject
8 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.18%) WCF
8 1 (0.18%) WebSockets
8 1 (0.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 122 (22.39%) Data Centre
2 69 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.61%) Clustering
4 33 (6.06%) Driving Licence
5 28 (5.14%) EMC VNX
5 28 (5.14%) Management Information System
6 24 (4.40%) VCE vBlock
7 19 (3.49%) FlexPod
8 17 (3.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 17 (3.12%) Statistics
9 16 (2.94%) PKI
9 16 (2.94%) Replication
10 14 (2.57%) Cryptography
10 14 (2.57%) HP Storage
11 11 (2.02%) CESG
12 8 (1.47%) Fintech
13 6 (1.10%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.10%) EMC VMAX
13 6 (1.10%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 360 (66.06%) Windows
2 288 (52.84%) Linux
3 229 (42.02%) Windows Server
4 139 (25.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 122 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 116 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (9.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (7.34%) CentOS
9 30 (5.50%) Unix
10 29 (5.32%) Windows 7
11 20 (3.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 18 (3.30%) Windows 10
13 17 (3.12%) Windows 8
14 12 (2.20%) Ubuntu
15 11 (2.02%) Solaris
16 10 (1.83%) VMS
17 9 (1.65%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.92%) Android
19 4 (0.73%) Windows XP
20 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (33.03%) ITIL
2 63 (11.56%) Presales
3 57 (10.46%) Mentoring
4 54 (9.91%) DevOps
5 51 (9.36%) Project Management
6 44 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (6.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 37 (6.79%) Virtual Environments
9 36 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 34 (6.24%) Capacity Planning
11 33 (6.06%) Change Control
12 31 (5.69%) Service Management
13 25 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (4.59%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 24 (4.40%) Migration
14 24 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (4.40%) Server Building
15 21 (3.85%) Capacity Management
16 20 (3.67%) Server Monitoring
16 20 (3.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 200 (36.70%) PowerShell
2 94 (17.25%) Python
3 79 (14.50%) Perl
4 77 (14.13%) SQL
5 45 (8.26%) Ruby
6 43 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 20 (3.67%) Java
8 10 (1.83%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.73%) VB
12 2 (0.37%) C#
12 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.18%) Go
13 1 (0.18%) PHP
13 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 160 (29.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 126 (23.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
4 103 (18.90%) CCNA
5 85 (15.60%) MCSE
6 63 (11.56%) MCITP
7 61 (11.19%) Security Cleared
8 52 (9.54%) MCSA
9 48 (8.81%) SC Cleared
10 41 (7.52%) RHCSA
11 37 (6.79%) RHCA
12 33 (6.06%) CCNP
13 29 (5.32%) Degree
14 25 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (4.40%) MCP
16 20 (3.67%) VCP5
17 19 (3.49%) CCA
17 19 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
17 19 (3.49%) VCDX
18 16 (2.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (12.29%) SLA
2 38 (6.97%) PCI DSS
3 25 (4.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (2.20%) QA
6 11 (2.02%) HIPAA
System Software
1 372 (68.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 294 (53.94%) Active Directory
3 113 (20.73%) vCloud
4 106 (19.45%) Hyper-V
5 89 (16.33%) XenApp
6 59 (10.83%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (8.44%) VMware ESX
8 33 (6.06%) Firmware
9 21 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
10 19 (3.49%) Docker
11 18 (3.30%) XenDesktop
12 17 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (2.75%) Terminal Services
14 13 (2.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 8 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 7 (1.28%) iptables
16 7 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (0.92%) XenServer
18 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 82 (15.05%) SCCM
2 48 (8.81%) Puppet
2 48 (8.81%) WSUS
3 43 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (4.77%) vRealize
5 23 (4.22%) HP Data Protector
6 20 (3.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 19 (3.49%) Backup Exec
8 18 (3.30%) Ansible
8 18 (3.30%) Nagios
8 18 (3.30%) NetBackup
9 14 (2.57%) Tivoli
10 13 (2.39%) AirWatch
10 13 (2.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 12 (2.20%) PowerCLI
11 12 (2.20%) vMotion
12 11 (2.02%) Kibana
12 11 (2.02%) WMI
13 10 (1.83%) HP SIM
13 10 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 509 (93.39%) VMware
2 269 (49.36%) Microsoft
3 254 (46.61%) Cisco
4 130 (23.85%) Citrix
5 119 (21.83%) Red Hat
6 108 (19.82%) HP
7 56 (10.28%) Oracle
8 48 (8.81%) NetApp
9 44 (8.07%) EMC
10 34 (6.24%) IBM
11 22 (4.04%) CommVault
11 22 (4.04%) Symantec
12 21 (3.85%) 3PAR
13 19 (3.49%) F5
13 19 (3.49%) Qualys
14 18 (3.30%) Veritas
15 17 (3.12%) CheckPoint
16 14 (2.57%) Huawei
16 14 (2.57%) Nimsoft
16 14 (2.57%) SolarWinds
East Sussex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £300 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + On-call + O/T +++
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience. + Bens!
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£90,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Obscurant
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leatherhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Obscurant
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent company benefits - Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Obscurant
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent company benefits - Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + up to 10% six monthly bonus + bene
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Remote Working + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago