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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 222 191 193
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 253 296 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 1.30% 1.23%
As % of the System Software category 9.34% 12.06% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 228 234 286
Average salary £45,000 £44,250 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +9.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.75%
System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2708 2454 2453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.13% 10.74% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 2048 2132
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -21 71 £35,500 -21.11% 9
Hampshire -26 58 £45,000 +8.43% 12
Surrey -37 36 £45,000 - 5
West Sussex +29 34 £46,000 +41.53% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 28 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +5 27 £37,500 -6.25%
Kent -24 14 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Middlesex +2 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Home Counties - 2 £45,000 -
East Sussex -10 1 £60,000 +76.47%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 456 (93.06%) VMware
2 394 (80.41%) Windows
3 279 (56.94%) Active Directory
3 279 (56.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 254 (51.84%) Microsoft
5 210 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 208 (42.45%) Citrix
7 189 (38.57%) MS Exchange
8 176 (35.92%) Cisco
9 164 (33.47%) SAN
10 163 (33.27%) Firewall
11 161 (32.86%) ITIL
12 151 (30.82%) Linux
13 147 (30.00%) XenApp
14 140 (28.57%) SQL
15 137 (27.96%) Windows Server 2003
16 128 (26.12%) MS Excel
17 126 (25.71%) SQL Server
18 120 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
19 119 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2010
20 111 (22.65%) DNS
21 105 (21.43%) IIS
22 102 (20.82%) MCSE
23 95 (19.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 94 (19.18%) HP
25 93 (18.98%) DHCP
26 85 (17.35%) Cisco Certification
27 84 (17.14%) Hyper-V
28 83 (16.94%) VMware ESX
29 81 (16.53%) SCCM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 189 (38.57%) MS Exchange
2 119 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (21.43%) IIS
4 75 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 69 (14.08%) SharePoint
6 59 (12.04%) Lync
7 47 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 47 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 42 (8.57%) Apache
9 29 (5.92%) WordPress
9 29 (5.92%) Alfresco
9 29 (5.92%) Drupal
9 29 (5.92%) CMS
10 26 (5.31%) nginx
11 18 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (2.45%) Tomcat
13 10 (2.04%) SAS
14 9 (1.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 128 (26.12%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.47%) SaaS
2 15 (3.06%) IaaS
3 11 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.24%) PaaS
4 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.43%) Office 365
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.20%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 164 (33.47%) SAN
2 163 (33.27%) Firewall
3 111 (22.65%) DNS
4 93 (18.98%) DHCP
5 57 (11.63%) LAN
6 51 (10.41%) WAN
7 50 (10.20%) VPN
8 48 (9.80%) TCP/IP
9 38 (7.76%) NAS
10 33 (6.73%) FTP
11 32 (6.53%) iSCSI
12 29 (5.92%) IP Telephony
13 28 (5.71%) Internet
14 27 (5.51%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (4.49%) SSL
16 21 (4.29%) Cisco IPT
16 21 (4.29%) Network Security
17 19 (3.88%) IPsec
18 18 (3.67%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (3.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 57 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (10.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 47 (9.59%) MySQL
5 25 (5.10%) Oracle Database
6 21 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.82%) DTS
11 3 (0.61%) QlikView
11 3 (0.61%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.41%) Informix
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.41%) DB2
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Maven
1 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
1 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.20%) Ant
1 1 (0.20%) Gradle
1 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 79 (16.12%) Finance
2 14 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 9 (1.84%) Games
4 7 (1.43%) Retail
4 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.02%) Marketing
6 3 (0.61%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (14.90%) Consultant
2 70 (14.29%) Analyst
3 64 (13.06%) Administrator
4 61 (12.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (9.59%) Systems Administrator
6 43 (8.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 43 (8.78%) Support Engineer
7 37 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
8 28 (5.71%) Support Analyst
9 25 (5.10%) Network Engineer
9 25 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
10 24 (4.90%) Technical Analyst
10 24 (4.90%) Service Analyst
10 24 (4.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 23 (4.69%) Junior
12 22 (4.49%) Architect
12 22 (4.49%) VMware Engineer
12 22 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
13 21 (4.29%) Junior Analyst
13 21 (4.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.29%) COM
2 12 (2.45%) .NET
3 7 (1.43%) WCF
3 7 (1.43%) REST
3 7 (1.43%) SOAP
4 6 (1.22%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.82%) LAMP
5 4 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (0.61%) Web Services
6 3 (0.61%) JSP
7 2 (0.41%) J2EE
7 2 (0.41%) XML
8 1 (0.20%) Django
8 1 (0.20%) CSS
8 1 (0.20%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.24%) Clustering
2 30 (6.12%) Replication
3 18 (3.67%) Blackberry
4 14 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (2.65%) iPhone
6 12 (2.45%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.04%) FlexPod
7 10 (2.04%) CESG
8 9 (1.84%) EqualLogic
9 8 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.63%) CLARiiON
9 8 (1.63%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.43%) Symmetrix DMX
10 7 (1.43%) Firmware
10 7 (1.43%) Kindle
11 6 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.22%) iPad
11 6 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.22%) PKI
12 5 (1.02%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 394 (80.41%) Windows
2 210 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 151 (30.82%) Linux
4 137 (27.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 77 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 42 (8.57%) Windows XP
7 42 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (8.16%) CentOS
9 37 (7.55%) UNIX
10 28 (5.71%) Windows 8
11 27 (5.51%) Ubuntu
12 15 (3.06%) Windows 2000
13 14 (2.86%) Windows Vista
14 13 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (2.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (2.04%) Solaris
17 8 (1.63%) HPUX
18 7 (1.43%) Android
18 7 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (32.86%) ITIL
2 55 (11.22%) Migration
3 51 (10.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (7.35%) Project Management
5 28 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 19 (3.88%) Change Management
6 19 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
7 18 (3.67%) Load Balancing
8 17 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (3.47%) Problem Management
8 17 (3.47%) Business Continuity
9 14 (2.86%) PRINCE2
9 14 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
9 14 (2.86%) Capacity Management
10 13 (2.65%) Change Control
11 10 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (1.84%) Configuration Management
12 9 (1.84%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 140 (28.57%) SQL
2 47 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 42 (8.57%) Python
4 39 (7.96%) PHP
5 37 (7.55%) Perl
6 12 (2.45%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.04%) Java
8 8 (1.63%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.43%) Ruby
10 3 (0.61%) C
10 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.41%) C#
12 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.20%) VBScript
12 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 120 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (20.82%) MCSE
3 95 (19.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 85 (17.35%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (13.47%) CCNA
5 66 (13.47%) Security Cleared
6 59 (12.04%) MCITP
7 52 (10.61%) Degree
8 47 (9.59%) SC Cleared
9 35 (7.14%) DV Cleared
10 34 (6.94%) Citrix Certification
11 32 (6.53%) CCNP
11 32 (6.53%) MCSA
12 20 (4.08%) CCA
13 19 (3.88%) VCAP
14 16 (3.27%) CCEE
15 15 (3.06%) MCTS
15 15 (3.06%) NCDA
16 13 (2.65%) CCIA
16 13 (2.65%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (11.43%) SLA
2 14 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.84%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 279 (56.94%) Active Directory
1 279 (56.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (30.00%) XenApp
3 84 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 83 (16.94%) VMware ESX
5 79 (16.12%) XenDesktop
6 78 (15.92%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (8.98%) vCloud
8 31 (6.33%) XenServer
9 10 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 7 (1.43%) KVM
12 6 (1.22%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.22%) MetaFrame
12 6 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (1.22%) Xen
13 5 (1.02%) SRDF
13 5 (1.02%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.82%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 81 (16.53%) SCCM
2 38 (7.76%) WSUS
3 37 (7.55%) SCOM
3 37 (7.55%) Backup Exec
4 31 (6.33%) NetBackup
5 30 (6.12%) Plesk
6 15 (3.06%) SolarWinds Orion
7 13 (2.65%) Nagios
8 12 (2.45%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (2.45%) EMC NetWorker
9 11 (2.24%) Foglight
10 10 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (2.04%) HP SIM
11 9 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (1.63%) Puppet
13 7 (1.43%) SCVMM
13 7 (1.43%) AppManager
13 7 (1.43%) Tivoli
13 7 (1.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 456 (93.06%) VMware
2 254 (51.84%) Microsoft
3 208 (42.45%) Citrix
4 176 (35.92%) Cisco
5 94 (19.18%) HP
6 67 (13.67%) Red Hat
7 65 (13.27%) NetApp
8 50 (10.20%) EMC
9 48 (9.80%) Oracle
10 45 (9.18%) IBM
11 39 (7.96%) Symantec
12 35 (7.14%) CheckPoint
13 33 (6.73%) Dell
14 28 (5.71%) NetIQ
14 28 (5.71%) Veeam
15 27 (5.51%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (4.69%) SolarWinds
17 19 (3.88%) Apple
18 16 (3.27%) McAfee
19 14 (2.86%) F5
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable (DoE) + Annual Bonus + Ex
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits, Sha
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Technology Resourcing
Salary: £22000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Including a full Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Code Red Associates
Salary: £33000 to £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago