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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 175 204 181
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 340 260 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.23% 1.53%
As % of the System Software category 11.53% 10.31% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 280 218 336
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £29,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,860 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
2949 2522 2819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.69% 11.91% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2410 2064 2410
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +13 87 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Surrey +13 63 £45,000 - 6
Hampshire -19 62 £45,000 +20.00% 14
West Sussex +41 45 £46,000 -3.15% 3
Kent +20 34 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 27 £46,000 +109.09% 2
East Sussex - 22 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +2 11 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Middlesex -8 2 £65,000 -3.70%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 604 (97.11%) VMware
2 469 (75.40%) Windows
3 457 (73.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 275 (44.21%) Active Directory
5 267 (42.93%) Microsoft
6 258 (41.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 226 (36.33%) Cisco
8 212 (34.08%) Citrix
8 212 (34.08%) SAN
9 210 (33.76%) Linux
10 173 (27.81%) ITIL
11 160 (25.72%) HP
11 160 (25.72%) Firewall
12 157 (25.24%) XenApp
13 147 (23.63%) MS Exchange
14 135 (21.70%) TCP/IP
15 130 (20.90%) Hyper-V
16 125 (20.10%) SQL Server
17 122 (19.61%) SQL
18 120 (19.29%) DNS
19 118 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
20 106 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
21 103 (16.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 99 (15.92%) VMware ESX
22 99 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
23 97 (15.59%) MCSE
23 97 (15.59%) MS Excel
24 90 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
25 86 (13.83%) vCloud
26 85 (13.67%) Security Cleared

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 147 (23.63%) MS Exchange
2 80 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (8.04%) IIS
4 49 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 34 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (5.14%) SharePoint
7 31 (4.98%) Apache
8 27 (4.34%) Lync
9 24 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (2.57%) Tomcat
11 14 (2.25%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.93%) Apache Solr
13 9 (1.45%) WebLogic
14 8 (1.29%) SAS
15 7 (1.13%) CMS
15 7 (1.13%) nginx
16 5 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.80%) Drupal
16 5 (0.80%) Alfresco
16 5 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 97 (15.59%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.02%) MS Office
3 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.70%) PaaS
2 22 (3.54%) Office 365
3 21 (3.38%) IaaS
3 21 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.38%) SaaS
4 13 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 212 (34.08%) SAN
2 160 (25.72%) Firewall
3 135 (21.70%) TCP/IP
4 120 (19.29%) DNS
5 80 (12.86%) DHCP
6 79 (12.70%) VPN
7 68 (10.93%) WAN
8 65 (10.45%) LAN
9 55 (8.84%) NAS
10 54 (8.68%) SSL
11 53 (8.52%) IPsec
12 46 (7.40%) MPLS
12 46 (7.40%) iSCSI
13 37 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (5.79%) NetScaler
15 34 (5.47%) BGP
16 32 (5.14%) OSPF
17 31 (4.98%) VLAN
18 30 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
19 25 (4.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (20.10%) SQL Server
2 58 (9.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 49 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (4.50%) MySQL
5 16 (2.57%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.09%) DB2
7 11 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (1.61%) LoadRunner
2 9 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.96%) AdminStudio
4 5 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.64%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.48%) Selenium
7 2 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.32%) JMeter
8 1 (0.16%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
General
1 80 (12.86%) Finance
2 21 (3.38%) Publishing
3 13 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.77%) Retail
5 9 (1.45%) Legal
6 7 (1.13%) Banking
7 6 (0.96%) Marketing
8 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.64%) Electronics
10 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.48%) Advertising
10 3 (0.48%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 105 (16.88%) Support Engineer
2 87 (13.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 83 (13.34%) Analyst
4 56 (9.00%) Consultant
5 53 (8.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 52 (8.36%) Administrator
7 50 (8.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 44 (7.07%) Senior Analyst
8 44 (7.07%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 39 (6.27%) Systems Administrator
10 37 (5.95%) Architect
10 37 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 36 (5.79%) Technical Support
12 34 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
13 28 (4.50%) Support Analyst
14 26 (4.18%) Linux Engineer
14 26 (4.18%) Server Engineer
15 24 (3.86%) Technical Consultant
16 22 (3.54%) Senior Consultant
16 22 (3.54%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.41%) Application Packaging
2 12 (1.93%) Web Services
3 9 (1.45%) HTML
3 9 (1.45%) .NET
3 9 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (1.13%) XHTML
5 5 (0.80%) Middleware
6 3 (0.48%) WinForms
6 3 (0.48%) WPF
7 2 (0.32%) Worklight
7 2 (0.32%) Ajax
7 2 (0.32%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.16%) KML
8 1 (0.16%) WCF
8 1 (0.16%) WSDL
8 1 (0.16%) XML
8 1 (0.16%) COM
8 1 (0.16%) SOAP
8 1 (0.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.43%) Clustering
3 25 (4.02%) Replication
3 25 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.41%) EqualLogic
6 13 (2.09%) Mathematics
7 11 (1.77%) CLARiiON
7 11 (1.77%) iSeries
7 11 (1.77%) Open Source
7 11 (1.77%) Celerra
8 8 (1.29%) FlexPod
9 5 (0.80%) PMI
10 4 (0.64%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.64%) e-Health
10 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.48%) PKI
11 3 (0.48%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 469 (75.40%) Windows
2 258 (41.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 210 (33.76%) Linux
4 118 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 99 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (9.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 59 (9.49%) UNIX
8 51 (8.20%) CentOS
9 46 (7.40%) Windows 7
10 27 (4.34%) VMS
11 23 (3.70%) Windows XP
12 19 (3.05%) Solaris
13 18 (2.89%) AIX
14 15 (2.41%) Windows 8
15 12 (1.93%) Windows 2000
16 11 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (1.45%) HPUX
17 9 (1.45%) SUSE
17 9 (1.45%) Ubuntu
17 9 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (27.81%) ITIL
2 51 (8.20%) Change Management
3 35 (5.63%) Capacity Management
4 32 (5.14%) Mentoring
5 30 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (4.82%) Service Delivery
6 24 (3.86%) Migration
7 21 (3.38%) Service Management
8 20 (3.22%) BCP
8 20 (3.22%) Infrastructure Management
9 19 (3.05%) Coaching
9 19 (3.05%) Configuration Management
10 18 (2.89%) Incident Management
10 18 (2.89%) Technical Architecture
10 18 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (2.89%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (2.73%) Test Scripting
11 17 (2.73%) Network Management
11 17 (2.73%) Project Management
12 16 (2.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 122 (19.61%) SQL
2 62 (9.97%) PowerShell
3 31 (4.98%) VBScript
4 22 (3.54%) Python
5 20 (3.22%) Perl
6 18 (2.89%) C#
7 17 (2.73%) PHP
8 14 (2.25%) C
8 14 (2.25%) Ruby
9 10 (1.61%) Java
10 9 (1.45%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.64%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.64%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.64%) VB
13 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.16%) R
13 1 (0.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 106 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (16.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 97 (15.59%) MCSE
4 90 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (13.67%) Security Cleared
6 65 (10.45%) Citrix Certification
7 61 (9.81%) CCNA
8 59 (9.49%) CCA
9 57 (9.16%) Degree
10 56 (9.00%) SC Cleared
11 37 (5.95%) MCITP
12 34 (5.47%) CCEE
13 33 (5.31%) MCSA
14 30 (4.82%) VCAP
15 29 (4.66%) NCDA
16 28 (4.50%) CCNP
17 25 (4.02%) CCIA
18 21 (3.38%) VCP5
18 21 (3.38%) NCIE
19 20 (3.22%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.97%) SLA
2 27 (4.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.73%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.29%) QA
5 4 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.32%) BS7799
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 457 (73.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 275 (44.21%) Active Directory
3 157 (25.24%) XenApp
4 130 (20.90%) Hyper-V
5 99 (15.92%) VMware ESX
6 86 (13.83%) vCloud
7 82 (13.18%) XenDesktop
8 72 (11.58%) VMware ESXi
9 40 (6.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (4.18%) XenServer
11 23 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 21 (3.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 14 (2.25%) Terminal Services
14 9 (1.45%) Firmware
15 7 (1.13%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.96%) Xen
16 6 (0.96%) NFS
17 3 (0.48%) FreeRADIUS
18 2 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
18 2 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 50 (8.04%) SCCM
2 47 (7.56%) Backup Exec
3 41 (6.59%) WSUS
3 41 (6.59%) SCOM
4 33 (5.31%) NetBackup
5 23 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 19 (3.05%) Nagios
7 18 (2.89%) HP Data Protector
7 18 (2.89%) Zenoss
8 15 (2.41%) SCVMM
9 14 (2.25%) XenMobile
10 12 (1.93%) Tivoli
11 9 (1.45%) EdgeSight
11 9 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (1.29%) HP SIM
12 8 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (1.13%) Plesk
13 7 (1.13%) cPanel
13 7 (1.13%) Webmin
13 7 (1.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 604 (97.11%) VMware
2 267 (42.93%) Microsoft
3 226 (36.33%) Cisco
4 212 (34.08%) Citrix
5 160 (25.72%) HP
6 75 (12.06%) NetApp
7 60 (9.65%) Red Hat
8 53 (8.52%) Symantec
9 47 (7.56%) Dell
10 46 (7.40%) IBM
11 36 (5.79%) Oracle
12 35 (5.63%) EMC
13 30 (4.82%) 3PAR
14 25 (4.02%) AppSense
15 22 (3.54%) Juniper
16 19 (3.05%) Polycom
17 16 (2.57%) McAfee
17 16 (2.57%) CheckPoint
18 14 (2.25%) CommVault
19 13 (2.09%) Veeam
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + company car
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £49000 Per Annum To £49k + On Call + Bonus + B
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £43000 - £49000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 7 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 7 days ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago