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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 229 215 277
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +62
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 247 300 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.28% 1.41% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 9.13% 10.62% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 219 260 203
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2705 2824 2771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.04% 13.23% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2332 2335 2290
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +53 93 £56,600 +21.72% 10
Hampshire -48 43 £41,250 -8.33% 4
East Sussex +44 36 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Surrey -24 31 £45,000 +16.88% 4
Kent -10 20 £35,000 -10.25% 3
West Sussex -20 7 £36,500 -8.75%
Oxfordshire -18 5 £34,000 -43.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £40,000 +28.87% 1
Middlesex +10 1 £38,000 - 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 503 (92.29%) VMware
2 375 (68.81%) Windows
3 287 (52.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 261 (47.89%) Microsoft
5 247 (45.32%) Active Directory
5 247 (45.32%) Firewall
6 245 (44.95%) Windows Server
7 244 (44.77%) ITIL
8 231 (42.39%) Linux
8 231 (42.39%) Cisco
9 187 (34.31%) SAN
10 174 (31.93%) Citrix
11 140 (25.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 133 (24.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 132 (24.22%) Hyper-V
14 129 (23.67%) HP
15 128 (23.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 127 (23.30%) Data Centre
17 123 (22.57%) Microsoft Certification
18 118 (21.65%) MS Excel
19 111 (20.37%) LAN
20 108 (19.82%) MS Exchange
20 108 (19.82%) WAN
20 108 (19.82%) SQL Server
21 107 (19.63%) DNS
21 107 (19.63%) Red Hat
22 106 (19.45%) XenApp
23 100 (18.35%) EMC
24 96 (17.61%) SCCM
25 94 (17.25%) MCSE

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
1 108 (19.82%) MS Exchange
2 51 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 48 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 39 (7.16%) IIS
5 20 (3.67%) Skype for Business
6 18 (3.30%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (1.65%) Apache
8 9 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.73%) JBoss
9 4 (0.73%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.55%) SAS
10 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.37%) CMS
12 1 (0.18%) CloudStack
Applications
1 118 (21.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.67%) MS Office
3 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (11.38%) Office 365
3 40 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (6.24%) IaaS
5 25 (4.59%) PaaS
6 20 (3.67%) SaaS
7 13 (2.39%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.37%) Heroku
9 2 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.37%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 247 (45.32%) Firewall
2 187 (34.31%) SAN
3 111 (20.37%) LAN
4 108 (19.82%) WAN
5 107 (19.63%) DNS
6 80 (14.68%) DHCP
7 74 (13.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 61 (11.19%) TCP/IP
9 54 (9.91%) NAS
10 52 (9.54%) Fibre Channel
11 48 (8.81%) VPN
12 47 (8.62%) Network Security
13 26 (4.77%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (4.77%) Cisco IOS
14 23 (4.22%) Cisco IPT
14 23 (4.22%) IP Telephony
15 21 (3.85%) VLAN
16 19 (3.49%) iSCSI
17 14 (2.57%) Intrusion Detection
17 14 (2.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.92%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.73%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (0.55%) MySQL
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.37%) Redis
8 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.18%) MSI
2 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 76 (13.94%) Finance
2 16 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.10%) Advertising
5 4 (0.73%) Aerospace
5 4 (0.73%) Billing
6 3 (0.55%) Electronics
6 3 (0.55%) Legal
7 2 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.18%) Banking
8 1 (0.18%) German Language
8 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (15.78%) VMware Engineer
2 80 (14.68%) Administrator
3 64 (11.74%) Consultant
4 59 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 58 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
6 55 (10.09%) Systems Administrator
7 51 (9.36%) Support Engineer
8 46 (8.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 45 (8.26%) Analyst
10 43 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
11 41 (7.52%) Architect
12 40 (7.34%) Linux Engineer
13 39 (7.16%) Cisco Engineer
13 39 (7.16%) Senior VMware Engineer
14 35 (6.42%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 35 (6.42%) Support Analyst
15 32 (5.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 30 (5.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
17 29 (5.32%) Senior Linux Engineer
18 28 (5.14%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.95%) Middleware
2 11 (2.02%) HTML
3 9 (1.65%) Web Services
4 4 (0.73%) .NET
4 4 (0.73%) CSS
4 4 (0.73%) Sass
4 4 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (0.73%) XMPP
5 3 (0.55%) COM
5 3 (0.55%) LAMP
6 2 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.37%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.18%) JSP
7 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 127 (23.30%) Data Centre
2 72 (13.21%) EMC VNX
3 51 (9.36%) Replication
4 38 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.69%) HP Storage
6 28 (5.14%) Clustering
6 28 (5.14%) Private Cloud
7 22 (4.04%) Hybrid Cloud
8 20 (3.67%) FlexPod
9 19 (3.49%) Driving Licence
10 15 (2.75%) EMC VMAX
10 15 (2.75%) EMC VNXe
11 14 (2.57%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.57%) NHS
11 14 (2.57%) VCE vBlock
12 9 (1.65%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.28%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (1.10%) EqualLogic
14 6 (1.10%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 375 (68.81%) Windows
2 245 (44.95%) Windows Server
3 231 (42.39%) Linux
4 140 (25.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 133 (24.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (12.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 69 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 56 (10.28%) CentOS
9 53 (9.72%) Unix
10 43 (7.89%) Windows 7
11 38 (6.97%) Windows 8
12 36 (6.61%) Windows 10
13 16 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
14 12 (2.20%) Solaris
15 8 (1.47%) Debian
16 7 (1.28%) VMS
17 5 (0.92%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.73%) AIX
18 4 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (44.77%) ITIL
2 72 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 65 (11.93%) Service Management
4 55 (10.09%) Capacity Planning
4 55 (10.09%) Mentoring
5 54 (9.91%) Capacity Management
6 52 (9.54%) Presales
7 49 (8.99%) Change Management
8 41 (7.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 38 (6.97%) Performance Monitoring
10 37 (6.79%) Migration
11 34 (6.24%) Incident Management
12 33 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
13 32 (5.87%) Mobile Device Management
14 30 (5.50%) ISMS
15 29 (5.32%) Risk Analysis
16 28 (5.14%) High Availability
16 28 (5.14%) Server Virtualisation
17 27 (4.95%) SIEM
18 26 (4.77%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 93 (17.06%) PowerShell
2 63 (11.56%) SQL
3 61 (11.19%) Perl
4 60 (11.01%) Python
5 52 (9.54%) Ruby
6 32 (5.87%) Java
7 21 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.02%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.92%) Bourne shell
11 3 (0.55%) C
11 3 (0.55%) C++
11 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.37%) Go
13 1 (0.18%) C#
13 1 (0.18%) PHP
13 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 128 (23.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 123 (22.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (17.25%) MCSE
4 86 (15.78%) Security Cleared
5 83 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (12.48%) CCNA
7 55 (10.09%) MCSA
8 49 (8.99%) SC Cleared
9 44 (8.07%) CCNP
10 29 (5.32%) MCITP
11 27 (4.95%) RHCSA
12 26 (4.77%) RHCE
13 24 (4.40%) VCP5
14 21 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (2.75%) Degree
16 14 (2.57%) CCDA
16 14 (2.57%) Citrix Certification
16 14 (2.57%) VCAP
17 13 (2.39%) CCA
18 9 (1.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (15.96%) SLA
2 34 (6.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (4.77%) QA
4 15 (2.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.37%) BS7799
6 2 (0.37%) DICOM
6 2 (0.37%) HL7
6 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) RMADS
7 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 287 (52.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 247 (45.32%) Active Directory
3 132 (24.22%) Hyper-V
4 106 (19.45%) XenApp
5 83 (15.23%) VMware ESX
6 79 (14.50%) vCloud
7 78 (14.31%) VMware ESXi
8 56 (10.28%) XenDesktop
9 15 (2.75%) DFS Replication
10 13 (2.39%) Docker
11 9 (1.65%) XenServer
12 8 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.47%) Postfix
13 6 (1.10%) Xen
14 3 (0.55%) NFS
15 2 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.37%) Firmware
15 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 96 (17.61%) SCCM
2 54 (9.91%) WSUS
3 47 (8.62%) Puppet
3 47 (8.62%) SCOM
4 42 (7.71%) Backup Exec
5 37 (6.79%) SCVMM
6 36 (6.61%) NetBackup
7 35 (6.42%) vRealize
8 29 (5.32%) HP Data Protector
9 28 (5.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 27 (4.95%) HP SIM
11 26 (4.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 24 (4.40%) Windows Intune
13 23 (4.22%) Nagios
14 21 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
15 20 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (2.75%) SCDPM
17 14 (2.57%) Ansible
18 12 (2.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
19 11 (2.02%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 503 (92.29%) VMware
2 261 (47.89%) Microsoft
3 231 (42.39%) Cisco
4 174 (31.93%) Citrix
5 129 (23.67%) HP
6 107 (19.63%) Red Hat
7 100 (18.35%) EMC
8 91 (16.70%) NetApp
9 43 (7.89%) Oracle
10 38 (6.97%) 3PAR
11 37 (6.79%) Symantec
12 33 (6.06%) IBM
13 25 (4.59%) Qualys
14 23 (4.22%) Intel Security
15 21 (3.85%) RightScale
16 18 (3.30%) Dell
17 17 (3.12%) Juniper
18 14 (2.57%) Veeam
19 12 (2.20%) Fortinet
20 10 (1.83%) CA
Hampton, Middlesex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42253.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
RDK Consulting
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum and Fantastic Benefits, inc. Healthc
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Bemnefitys Pack
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
Venturi
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury
Capita plc
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
Capita plc
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + OT
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Based on exp, Great Package
Posted: 14 days ago
South East England
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + See description
Posted: 14 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 19 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Heathside School
Salary: From £18,228 to £23,435 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago