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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 196 167 228
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +61
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 302 375 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 1.80% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 11.39% 12.86% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 280 307 209
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%
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
2652 2917 2497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.78% 13.97% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 2451 2045
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +1 97 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Hampshire +12 90 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Surrey -7 39 £45,000 - 8
Kent +5 23 £35,000 -6.66% 4
East Sussex -2 16 £70,000 +55.55% 3
Buckinghamshire -20 15 £42,500 -15.00% 2
West Sussex -38 10 £41,500 -9.78% 1
Middlesex +16 6 £55,000 -15.38%
Oxfordshire -18 2 £41,750 +1.82%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 559 (92.40%) VMware
2 396 (65.45%) Windows
3 388 (64.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 306 (50.58%) Active Directory
5 284 (46.94%) Microsoft
6 279 (46.12%) Cisco
7 257 (42.48%) ITIL
8 256 (42.31%) Windows Server
9 230 (38.02%) Linux
10 209 (34.55%) Firewall
11 190 (31.40%) SAN
12 182 (30.08%) Citrix
13 165 (27.27%) Data Centre
14 164 (27.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 161 (26.61%) Hyper-V
16 152 (25.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 145 (23.97%) HP
18 140 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 134 (22.15%) MS Excel
20 131 (21.65%) DNS
21 129 (21.32%) MS Exchange
22 122 (20.17%) XenApp
23 121 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 118 (19.50%) SCCM
24 118 (19.50%) vCloud
25 117 (19.34%) SLA
26 116 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
27 115 (19.01%) EMC
28 107 (17.69%) VMware ESX
29 106 (17.52%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 129 (21.32%) MS Exchange
2 76 (12.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 49 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 38 (6.28%) IIS
6 36 (5.95%) Skype for Business
7 26 (4.30%) OpenStack
8 16 (2.64%) Apache
9 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.16%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.99%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.66%) JBoss
12 4 (0.66%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.33%) SAS
15 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 134 (22.15%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.28%) MS Office
3 6 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 84 (13.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (7.93%) Office 365
3 45 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (6.94%) SaaS
5 32 (5.29%) IaaS
6 21 (3.47%) OpenShift
7 18 (2.98%) SoftLayer
8 12 (1.98%) PaaS
9 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 209 (34.55%) Firewall
2 190 (31.40%) SAN
3 131 (21.65%) DNS
4 89 (14.71%) DHCP
5 88 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 86 (14.21%) LAN
7 85 (14.05%) WAN
8 80 (13.22%) NAS
9 70 (11.57%) TCP/IP
10 59 (9.75%) VPN
11 34 (5.62%) Cisco IOS
11 34 (5.62%) Fibre Channel
12 31 (5.12%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (4.79%) Network Security
14 28 (4.63%) iSCSI
15 24 (3.97%) SSL
16 22 (3.64%) IPsec
17 14 (2.31%) IP Telephony
18 13 (2.15%) Software-Defined Networking
19 12 (1.98%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.32%) MySQL
6 7 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.83%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.17%) MS Access
9 1 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 80 (13.22%) Finance
2 30 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.98%) Billing
3 12 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.32%) Legal
5 6 (0.99%) Electronics
6 4 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 4 (0.66%) Marketing
7 3 (0.50%) Advertising
7 3 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.17%) Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Publishing
8 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (14.55%) Support Engineer
1 88 (14.55%) VMware Engineer
2 84 (13.88%) Administrator
3 66 (10.91%) Architect
4 65 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 60 (9.92%) Consultant
6 55 (9.09%) Analyst
7 54 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
8 47 (7.77%) Linux Engineer
9 43 (7.11%) Cloud Engineer
10 42 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 37 (6.12%) Server Engineer
12 35 (5.79%) Senior VMware Engineer
13 34 (5.62%) Support Analyst
13 34 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
14 32 (5.29%) Linux Administrator
14 32 (5.29%) VMware Support Engineer
15 30 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
16 28 (4.63%) IT Support
17 25 (4.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.30%) Middleware
2 11 (1.82%) XMPP
3 7 (1.16%) CSS
3 7 (1.16%) LAMP
4 6 (0.99%) HTML
4 6 (0.99%) Web Services
5 4 (0.66%) COM
5 4 (0.66%) Sass
5 4 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.50%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.33%) .NET
7 2 (0.33%) WAP
8 1 (0.17%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.17%) JSP
8 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 165 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 64 (10.58%) EMC VNX
3 52 (8.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 43 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (6.78%) FlexPod
6 30 (4.96%) Clustering
6 30 (4.96%) HP Storage
6 30 (4.96%) Private Cloud
7 22 (3.64%) Driving Licence
8 20 (3.31%) Replication
9 19 (3.14%) VCE vBlock
10 12 (1.98%) EMC VMAX
10 12 (1.98%) EMC VNXe
10 12 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.49%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.49%) EqualLogic
12 8 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
13 7 (1.16%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 396 (65.45%) Windows
2 256 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 230 (38.02%) Linux
4 164 (27.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 152 (25.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 98 (16.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 87 (14.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 56 (9.26%) CentOS
9 52 (8.60%) Windows 8
10 51 (8.43%) Unix
11 37 (6.12%) Windows 7
12 32 (5.29%) Windows 10
13 28 (4.63%) Windows XP
14 21 (3.47%) Data ONTAP
15 9 (1.49%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.32%) SUSE
17 7 (1.16%) Android
17 7 (1.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 6 (0.99%) AIX
19 5 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (42.48%) ITIL
2 63 (10.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 63 (10.41%) Presales
3 55 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 54 (8.93%) Mentoring
5 53 (8.76%) Service Management
6 52 (8.60%) Capacity Planning
7 47 (7.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 40 (6.61%) Migration
9 37 (6.12%) High Availability
10 35 (5.79%) Risk Analysis
11 32 (5.29%) Change Management
12 29 (4.79%) Demand Management
13 24 (3.97%) Converged Infrastructure
14 23 (3.80%) Problem Management
14 23 (3.80%) Vulnerability Management
15 22 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
16 19 (3.14%) Incident Management
16 19 (3.14%) Project Management
17 17 (2.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 85 (14.05%) SQL
2 72 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 71 (11.74%) Python
4 65 (10.74%) Ruby
5 64 (10.58%) Perl
6 39 (6.45%) Java
7 17 (2.81%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.83%) Bourne shell
11 4 (0.66%) C
11 4 (0.66%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.50%) C++
12 3 (0.50%) PHP
12 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.50%) VBA
12 3 (0.50%) VBScript
13 1 (0.17%) C#
13 1 (0.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 140 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 121 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 116 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (17.52%) MCSE
5 88 (14.55%) CCNA
6 86 (14.21%) Security Cleared
7 70 (11.57%) MCSA
8 49 (8.10%) CCNP
9 43 (7.11%) SC Cleared
10 41 (6.78%) VCP5
11 39 (6.45%) MCITP
12 30 (4.96%) VCDX
13 28 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (3.97%) Citrix Certification
15 23 (3.80%) CCA
16 21 (3.47%) Degree
17 19 (3.14%) VCAP
18 16 (2.64%) CCIE
18 16 (2.64%) RHCE
18 16 (2.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (19.34%) SLA
2 45 (7.44%) PCI DSS
3 33 (5.45%) QA
4 19 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.50%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) BS7799
6 2 (0.33%) DICOM
6 2 (0.33%) HL7
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 388 (64.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 306 (50.58%) Active Directory
3 161 (26.61%) Hyper-V
4 122 (20.17%) XenApp
5 118 (19.50%) vCloud
6 107 (17.69%) VMware ESX
7 76 (12.56%) XenDesktop
8 55 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (3.14%) XenServer
10 10 (1.65%) Postfix
11 9 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.16%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.83%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.83%) Xen
14 4 (0.66%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.50%) NFS
16 2 (0.33%) Docker
16 2 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 2 (0.33%) KVM
16 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 118 (19.50%) SCCM
2 56 (9.26%) WSUS
3 55 (9.09%) SCOM
4 51 (8.43%) Puppet
5 42 (6.94%) Backup Exec
6 38 (6.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 34 (5.62%) NetBackup
8 30 (4.96%) HP Data Protector
8 30 (4.96%) SCVMM
9 27 (4.46%) HP SIM
9 27 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (4.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 23 (3.80%) Windows Intune
12 19 (3.14%) Nagios
13 18 (2.98%) vRealize
14 12 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
14 12 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
15 11 (1.82%) SCOrch
16 9 (1.49%) Ansible
17 7 (1.16%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 559 (92.40%) VMware
2 284 (46.94%) Microsoft
3 279 (46.12%) Cisco
4 182 (30.08%) Citrix
5 145 (23.97%) HP
6 115 (19.01%) EMC
7 106 (17.52%) NetApp
8 101 (16.69%) Red Hat
9 53 (8.76%) Oracle
10 41 (6.78%) Symantec
11 37 (6.12%) IBM
12 35 (5.79%) 3PAR
13 33 (5.45%) Qualys
14 28 (4.63%) Dell
15 23 (3.80%) RightScale
16 17 (2.81%) Veeam
17 16 (2.64%) Avaya
18 13 (2.15%) Juniper
19 12 (1.98%) CA
19 12 (1.98%) Red Box
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 23 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
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Berkshire
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Golfbreaks.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
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Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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TSYS Europe
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
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Kent
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