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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 176 262 182
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -80
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 335 215 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.61% 0.94% 1.45%
As % of the System Software category 12.24% 8.01% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 288 198 272
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
2737 2685 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.16% 11.70% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2261 2206 2195
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
Hampshire +53 128 £45,000 - 14
Surrey +45 58 £37,250 -17.22% 6
Berkshire -2 52 £45,000 +4.04% 6
West Sussex +19 34 £40,000 -6.43% 2
Kent +29 32 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Oxfordshire +11 8 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 8 £29,000 +31.81% 3
East Sussex +7 7 £57,500 -4.16%
Sussex - 1 - -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 650 (95.17%) VMware
2 491 (71.89%) Windows
3 442 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 275 (40.26%) Microsoft
5 270 (39.53%) Active Directory
6 257 (37.63%) Linux
7 255 (37.34%) SAN
8 234 (34.26%) Cisco
9 233 (34.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 218 (31.92%) HP
11 202 (29.58%) Citrix
12 188 (27.53%) ITIL
13 187 (27.38%) Data Centre
14 183 (26.79%) Firewall
15 171 (25.04%) MS Exchange
16 162 (23.72%) Hyper-V
17 159 (23.28%) DNS
18 154 (22.55%) Microsoft Certification
19 152 (22.25%) Windows Server 2003
20 147 (21.52%) SQL
21 145 (21.23%) MCSE
22 139 (20.35%) TCP/IP
22 139 (20.35%) XenApp
23 138 (20.20%) vCloud
24 135 (19.77%) DHCP
25 130 (19.03%) SQL Server
26 128 (18.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 124 (18.16%) Windows Server 2012
28 123 (18.01%) Cisco Certification
29 120 (17.57%) MS Excel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
1 171 (25.04%) MS Exchange
2 102 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (8.20%) SharePoint
4 54 (7.91%) Apache
5 50 (7.32%) IIS
6 45 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 36 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (3.81%) Apache Solr
8 26 (3.81%) Tomcat
9 19 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (2.78%) Lync
10 18 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (2.34%) SAS
12 11 (1.61%) nginx
13 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.73%) Drupal
14 5 (0.73%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 120 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.86%) MS Office
3 11 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.64%) Office 365
2 47 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (3.66%) SaaS
5 22 (3.22%) PaaS
5 22 (3.22%) IaaS
6 13 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 255 (37.34%) SAN
2 183 (26.79%) Firewall
3 159 (23.28%) DNS
4 139 (20.35%) TCP/IP
5 135 (19.77%) DHCP
6 86 (12.59%) NAS
7 85 (12.45%) LAN
8 84 (12.30%) VPN
9 77 (11.27%) WAN
10 51 (7.47%) Fibre Channel
11 45 (6.59%) VLAN
12 42 (6.15%) iSCSI
13 39 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (5.56%) NetScaler
15 35 (5.12%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (4.98%) MPLS
17 33 (4.83%) VoIP
18 31 (4.54%) SSL
18 31 (4.54%) Wireless
19 26 (3.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (6.00%) MySQL
4 26 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (3.22%) Oracle Database
7 21 (3.07%) DB2
8 13 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.32%) LoadRunner
2 7 (1.02%) TestDirector
3 4 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.44%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.44%) Subversion
5 2 (0.29%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.29%) JMeter
5 2 (0.29%) Redmine
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 74 (10.83%) Finance
2 19 (2.78%) Legal
3 16 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.05%) Publishing
4 14 (2.05%) Retail
5 10 (1.46%) Billing
5 10 (1.46%) Back Office
6 8 (1.17%) Advertising
7 7 (1.02%) Online Betting
8 5 (0.73%) Banking
9 4 (0.59%) Games
9 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 125 (18.30%) Support Engineer
2 90 (13.18%) Consultant
3 84 (12.30%) Analyst
4 83 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 65 (9.52%) Administrator
6 58 (8.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 53 (7.76%) Systems Administrator
8 43 (6.30%) Systems Engineer
9 41 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
9 41 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 37 (5.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 36 (5.27%) IT Support
12 35 (5.12%) Network Engineer
13 31 (4.54%) Senior Analyst
13 31 (4.54%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
14 30 (4.39%) Linux Administrator
14 30 (4.39%) Architect
15 29 (4.25%) Senior Consultant
16 27 (3.95%) Support Analyst
16 27 (3.95%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.20%) Software Packaging
2 9 (1.32%) MAPI
3 5 (0.73%) COM
4 4 (0.59%) .NET
4 4 (0.59%) LAMP
5 3 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.44%) Middleware
5 3 (0.44%) Web Services
5 3 (0.44%) XML
6 2 (0.29%) Ajax
6 2 (0.29%) RESTful
7 1 (0.15%) REST
7 1 (0.15%) WCF
7 1 (0.15%) WPF
7 1 (0.15%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.15%) WinForms
7 1 (0.15%) RSS
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 187 (27.38%) Data Centre
2 58 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (7.47%) Private Cloud
4 48 (7.03%) Management Information System
5 42 (6.15%) Replication
6 30 (4.39%) Clustering
6 30 (4.39%) Blackberry
7 25 (3.66%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.78%) BYOD
8 19 (2.78%) iSeries
9 18 (2.64%) iPhone
10 15 (2.20%) FlexPod
10 15 (2.20%) Enterprise Cloud
11 13 (1.90%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.76%) e-Health
12 12 (1.76%) iPad
13 11 (1.61%) CESG
14 10 (1.46%) N-Tier
15 9 (1.32%) PDA
16 6 (0.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 491 (71.89%) Windows
2 257 (37.63%) Linux
3 233 (34.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 152 (22.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 124 (18.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (12.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (7.76%) CentOS
8 52 (7.61%) UNIX
9 45 (6.59%) Windows XP
10 37 (5.42%) Windows 7
11 20 (2.93%) Windows 8
12 19 (2.78%) VMS
13 16 (2.34%) Windows Vista
14 15 (2.20%) Ubuntu
14 15 (2.20%) Android
15 9 (1.32%) Mac OS
16 7 (1.02%) Solaris
17 6 (0.88%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (27.53%) ITIL
2 70 (10.25%) Mentoring
3 50 (7.32%) Migration
4 39 (5.71%) Capacity Management
5 38 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 37 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 35 (5.12%) Project Management
8 34 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (4.83%) Change Management
10 32 (4.69%) Service Delivery
11 24 (3.51%) Coaching
11 24 (3.51%) Line Management
12 23 (3.37%) Patch Management
13 22 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (3.22%) Service Management
14 21 (3.07%) Incident Management
15 19 (2.78%) Problem Management
16 16 (2.34%) Business Continuity
16 16 (2.34%) Server Building
16 16 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 147 (21.52%) SQL
2 38 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.93%) Python
4 19 (2.78%) Perl
5 18 (2.64%) Bash Shell
6 16 (2.34%) PHP
6 16 (2.34%) PL/SQL
7 13 (1.90%) VBScript
8 11 (1.61%) C#
9 9 (1.32%) C
9 9 (1.32%) Java
10 6 (0.88%) Ruby
11 4 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.15%) C++
12 1 (0.15%) VB
12 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 154 (22.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (21.23%) MCSE
3 128 (18.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 123 (18.01%) Cisco Certification
5 99 (14.49%) CCNA
6 81 (11.86%) Security Cleared
7 72 (10.54%) MCSA
8 65 (9.52%) CCA
8 65 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
9 45 (6.59%) SC Cleared
10 42 (6.15%) MCITP
11 37 (5.42%) Degree
12 31 (4.54%) CCNP
13 25 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 24 (3.51%) VCP5
15 21 (3.07%) ISEB
16 17 (2.49%) DV Cleared
17 15 (2.20%) CCEE
17 15 (2.20%) CCAA
18 13 (1.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (10.98%) SLA
2 53 (7.76%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.76%) COBIT
4 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.44%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 442 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 270 (39.53%) Active Directory
3 162 (23.72%) Hyper-V
4 139 (20.35%) XenApp
5 138 (20.20%) vCloud
6 115 (16.84%) VMware ESX
7 76 (11.13%) XenDesktop
8 75 (10.98%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (5.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 29 (4.25%) XenServer
11 21 (3.07%) Terminal Services
12 13 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (1.46%) DFS Replication
14 6 (0.88%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.73%) Xen
16 4 (0.59%) Samba
17 3 (0.44%) Firmware
17 3 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 3 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 62 (9.08%) SCCM
2 46 (6.73%) Backup Exec
3 35 (5.12%) WSUS
4 27 (3.95%) NetBackup
5 26 (3.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 25 (3.66%) SCOM
7 19 (2.78%) HP SIM
8 17 (2.49%) EdgeSight
9 15 (2.20%) HP Data Protector
10 10 (1.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 10 (1.46%) cPanel
10 10 (1.46%) Webmin
10 10 (1.46%) Plesk
11 7 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.88%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.73%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 650 (95.17%) VMware
2 275 (40.26%) Microsoft
3 234 (34.26%) Cisco
4 218 (31.92%) HP
5 202 (29.58%) Citrix
6 104 (15.23%) NetApp
7 71 (10.40%) Red Hat
8 61 (8.93%) Symantec
9 60 (8.78%) IBM
10 53 (7.76%) 3PAR
11 47 (6.88%) EMC
12 32 (4.69%) Veeam
13 27 (3.95%) Oracle
14 25 (3.66%) AppSense
15 24 (3.51%) Dell
16 21 (3.07%) Apple
17 19 (2.78%) Avaya
17 19 (2.78%) hybris
18 17 (2.49%) CommVault
19 13 (1.90%) Intel
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Berry Technical
Posted: 14 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Autotask
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + Overtime + B
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum plus on call / out of hours allowanc
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago