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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 171 178 251
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +73
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 332 358 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.80% 1.72% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 13.17% 11.83% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 278 319 205
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2520 3025 3014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.65% 14.57% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2174 2528 2424
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 July 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 July 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 +59 160 £52,500 +34.61% 9
Hampshire -51 60 £45,000 - 3
Surrey +18 36 £52,500 +31.25% 2
West Sussex -22 17 £45,000 +4.04%
Kent +8 16 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Sussex +17 15 £42,253 -11.04% 1
Oxfordshire -13 14 £37,000 -1.91% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 7 £40,000 -
Middlesex +12 3 £55,000 -21.42%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 538 (92.60%) VMware
2 396 (68.16%) Windows
3 347 (59.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 298 (51.29%) Active Directory
5 292 (50.26%) Microsoft
6 272 (46.82%) Linux
7 259 (44.58%) Cisco
8 256 (44.06%) Windows Server
9 216 (37.18%) ITIL
10 202 (34.77%) Firewall
11 178 (30.64%) SAN
12 177 (30.46%) PowerShell
13 162 (27.88%) Citrix
14 158 (27.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 152 (26.16%) DNS
16 139 (23.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 136 (23.41%) MS Exchange
18 127 (21.86%) Windows Server 2012
19 126 (21.69%) Data Centre
20 124 (21.34%) MS Excel
21 122 (21.00%) HP
22 119 (20.48%) Office 365
23 118 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
24 117 (20.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 116 (19.97%) Red Hat
26 115 (19.79%) DHCP
27 112 (19.28%) SQL Server
28 109 (18.76%) LAN
29 107 (18.42%) XenApp
30 104 (17.90%) WAN

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
1 136 (23.41%) MS Exchange
2 77 (13.25%) IIS
3 56 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (3.79%) OpenStack
7 15 (2.58%) SharePoint
8 14 (2.41%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.69%) Apache
11 3 (0.52%) CMS
11 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.17%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.17%) SAS
13 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 124 (21.34%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.54%) MS Office
3 5 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 119 (20.48%) Office 365
2 47 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (6.71%) IaaS
5 31 (5.34%) PaaS
6 23 (3.96%) SaaS
7 21 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (2.24%) OpenShift
9 12 (2.07%) SoftLayer
10 3 (0.52%) Heroku
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 202 (34.77%) Firewall
2 178 (30.64%) SAN
3 152 (26.16%) DNS
4 115 (19.79%) DHCP
5 109 (18.76%) LAN
6 104 (17.90%) WAN
7 92 (15.83%) TCP/IP
8 57 (9.81%) VPN
9 50 (8.61%) Network Security
10 47 (8.09%) NAS
11 45 (7.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 34 (5.85%) VLAN
13 30 (5.16%) Fibre Channel
14 28 (4.82%) Wireless
15 27 (4.65%) Internet
16 25 (4.30%) Cisco IPT
16 25 (4.30%) FTP
16 25 (4.30%) IP Telephony
17 23 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (3.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 26 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.86%) MySQL
8 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.69%) OLAP
9 4 (0.69%) OLTP
9 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
2 11 (1.89%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.17%) JMeter
3 1 (0.17%) MSI
3 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.17%) Selenium
3 1 (0.17%) Subversion
3 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 101 (17.38%) Finance
2 27 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.72%) Retail
4 8 (1.38%) Advertising
5 6 (1.03%) Back Office
5 6 (1.03%) Online Betting
6 5 (0.86%) Games
7 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Billing
9 1 (0.17%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) German Language
9 1 (0.17%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 129 (22.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 94 (16.18%) VMware Engineer
3 73 (12.56%) Systems Engineer
4 69 (11.88%) Analyst
5 63 (10.84%) Administrator
6 62 (10.67%) Support Engineer
7 48 (8.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 45 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
9 40 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 40 (6.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 40 (6.88%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 39 (6.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 38 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
11 38 (6.54%) Network Engineer
12 36 (6.20%) Server Engineer
13 35 (6.02%) Architect
14 34 (5.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
15 33 (5.68%) Consultant
15 33 (5.68%) IT Analyst
15 33 (5.68%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.44%) Web Services
2 17 (2.93%) HTML
3 8 (1.38%) JSON
3 8 (1.38%) Middleware
3 8 (1.38%) SOAP
4 5 (0.86%) XML
5 4 (0.69%) .NET
6 3 (0.52%) CSS
6 3 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.34%) REST
7 2 (0.34%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.17%) .NET Remoting
8 1 (0.17%) Ajax
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.17%) HTML5
8 1 (0.17%) jQuery
8 1 (0.17%) JSP
8 1 (0.17%) WCF
8 1 (0.17%) WinForms
8 1 (0.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 126 (21.69%) Data Centre
2 59 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (7.92%) Replication
4 43 (7.40%) EMC VNX
5 32 (5.51%) Clustering
6 31 (5.34%) Management Information System
7 27 (4.65%) VCE vBlock
8 26 (4.48%) Driving Licence
9 23 (3.96%) HP Storage
10 18 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (2.93%) FlexPod
12 14 (2.41%) NHS
12 14 (2.41%) Statistics
13 12 (2.07%) PKI
14 11 (1.89%) CESG
14 11 (1.89%) Cryptography
15 10 (1.72%) Private Cloud
16 9 (1.55%) EMC VMAX
16 9 (1.55%) EqualLogic
17 8 (1.38%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 396 (68.16%) Windows
2 272 (46.82%) Linux
3 256 (44.06%) Windows Server
4 139 (23.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 127 (21.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 117 (20.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 58 (9.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (9.29%) CentOS
9 40 (6.88%) Windows 7
10 32 (5.51%) Unix
11 31 (5.34%) Windows 10
12 29 (4.99%) Windows 8
13 16 (2.75%) Solaris
14 13 (2.24%) Ubuntu
15 12 (2.07%) VMS
16 9 (1.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (1.20%) Windows XP
18 6 (1.03%) Apple iOS
19 5 (0.86%) Android
19 5 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (37.18%) ITIL
2 53 (9.12%) Service Management
3 51 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 51 (8.78%) Mentoring
4 46 (7.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 43 (7.40%) DevOps
6 40 (6.88%) Capacity Planning
6 40 (6.88%) Presales
7 39 (6.71%) Virtual Environments
8 38 (6.54%) Capacity Management
9 37 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 35 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
11 34 (5.85%) Project Management
12 30 (5.16%) Change Management
13 29 (4.99%) Performance Monitoring
14 28 (4.82%) Migration
15 25 (4.30%) Change Control
15 25 (4.30%) Server Building
16 23 (3.96%) Mobile Device Management
16 23 (3.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 177 (30.46%) PowerShell
2 83 (14.29%) Python
3 79 (13.60%) SQL
4 68 (11.70%) Perl
5 43 (7.40%) Ruby
6 41 (7.06%) Bash Shell
7 21 (3.61%) Java
8 14 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.07%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.86%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.52%) Go
12 2 (0.34%) C#
12 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.17%) PHP
13 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 158 (27.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 118 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (16.35%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (15.32%) CCNA
4 89 (15.32%) MCSE
5 84 (14.46%) Security Cleared
6 62 (10.67%) SC Cleared
7 49 (8.43%) MCSA
8 45 (7.75%) CCNP
9 42 (7.23%) MCITP
10 41 (7.06%) RHCSA
11 29 (4.99%) RHCA
12 26 (4.48%) Degree
13 22 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (3.79%) RHCE
14 20 (3.44%) VCP5
15 19 (3.27%) CCA
15 19 (3.27%) Citrix Certification
15 19 (3.27%) MCP
16 15 (2.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.50%) SLA
2 30 (5.16%) PCI DSS
3 27 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.38%) HIPAA
5 8 (1.38%) QA
6 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) RMADS
7 1 (0.17%) SAS 70
System Software
1 347 (59.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 298 (51.29%) Active Directory
3 107 (18.42%) XenApp
4 103 (17.73%) Hyper-V
5 93 (16.01%) vCloud
6 80 (13.77%) VMware ESXi
7 52 (8.95%) VMware ESX
8 31 (5.34%) Firmware
9 26 (4.48%) XenDesktop
10 25 (4.30%) Docker
11 18 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (2.75%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (1.72%) DFS Replication
14 8 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (1.03%) XenServer
16 5 (0.86%) iptables
17 3 (0.52%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 98 (16.87%) SCCM
2 52 (8.95%) WSUS
3 43 (7.40%) Puppet
4 33 (5.68%) HP Data Protector
4 33 (5.68%) NetBackup
5 32 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (5.34%) Backup Exec
7 30 (5.16%) vRealize
8 24 (4.13%) McAfee ePO
9 21 (3.61%) Nagios
10 19 (3.27%) HP SIM
10 19 (3.27%) SCOM
10 19 (3.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 17 (2.93%) Ansible
11 17 (2.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 15 (2.58%) SCVMM
13 13 (2.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 13 (2.24%) SCDPM
13 13 (2.24%) vMotion
14 12 (2.07%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 538 (92.60%) VMware
2 292 (50.26%) Microsoft
3 259 (44.58%) Cisco
4 162 (27.88%) Citrix
5 122 (21.00%) HP
6 116 (19.97%) Red Hat
7 64 (11.02%) EMC
8 53 (9.12%) NetApp
9 50 (8.61%) Oracle
10 35 (6.02%) 3PAR
11 32 (5.51%) IBM
11 32 (5.51%) Symantec
12 24 (4.13%) Intel Security
13 17 (2.93%) F5
14 16 (2.75%) CheckPoint
14 16 (2.75%) CommVault
14 16 (2.75%) Qualys
15 14 (2.41%) SolarWinds
16 13 (2.24%) Veeam
17 11 (1.89%) Nimsoft
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + Health +++
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + OT + On-Call +++
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus, Training Bursary, Pensi
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80k basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£80,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits (negotiable DOE)
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + See description
Posted: 9 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago