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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 180 204 239
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +35
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 317 297 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.74% 1.42% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 12.34% 10.12% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 260 262 212
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2569 2936 2948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.12% 14.08% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 2436 2374
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +65 169 £54,000 +38.46% 8
Hampshire -34 51 £45,000 - 6
Surrey +25 36 £53,750 +34.37% 2
Oxfordshire +2 17 £33,250 -16.87%
East Sussex +14 13 £45,000 -5.26% 2
West Sussex -12 12 £46,250 +3.93% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Kent +7 7 £90,000 +125.00% 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 529 (94.13%) VMware
2 369 (65.66%) Windows
3 368 (65.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 294 (52.31%) Active Directory
5 292 (51.96%) Linux
6 277 (49.29%) Microsoft
7 258 (45.91%) Cisco
8 240 (42.70%) Windows Server
9 192 (34.16%) ITIL
10 189 (33.63%) PowerShell
11 168 (29.89%) Firewall
12 167 (29.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 164 (29.18%) SAN
14 156 (27.76%) DNS
15 142 (25.27%) Citrix
16 138 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 136 (24.20%) MS Exchange
18 130 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
19 126 (22.42%) Red Hat
20 122 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
21 121 (21.53%) MS Excel
22 120 (21.35%) Office 365
23 119 (21.17%) Data Centre
24 117 (20.82%) Microsoft Certification
25 113 (20.11%) Finance
26 112 (19.93%) DHCP
27 109 (19.40%) SQL Server
27 109 (19.40%) Hyper-V
28 108 (19.22%) TCP/IP
29 107 (19.04%) vCloud

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
1 136 (24.20%) MS Exchange
2 89 (15.84%) IIS
3 56 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (3.74%) OpenStack
7 19 (3.38%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.25%) Apache
9 3 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.53%) CMS
9 3 (0.53%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.18%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 121 (21.53%) MS Excel
2 42 (7.47%) MS Office
3 6 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 120 (21.35%) Office 365
2 42 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (6.41%) IaaS
4 34 (6.05%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (5.52%) SaaS
6 29 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (4.63%) PaaS
8 19 (3.38%) OpenShift
9 14 (2.49%) IBM Cloud
9 14 (2.49%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) Heroku
10 1 (0.18%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 168 (29.89%) Firewall
2 164 (29.18%) SAN
3 156 (27.76%) DNS
4 112 (19.93%) DHCP
5 108 (19.22%) TCP/IP
6 92 (16.37%) LAN
7 89 (15.84%) WAN
8 58 (10.32%) VPN
9 45 (8.01%) NAS
10 44 (7.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 40 (7.12%) Network Security
12 37 (6.58%) Wireless
13 33 (5.87%) FTP
13 33 (5.87%) Internet
14 28 (4.98%) SMTP
14 28 (4.98%) VLAN
15 26 (4.63%) LDAP
16 23 (4.09%) Cisco IPT
16 23 (4.09%) IP Telephony
16 23 (4.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 37 (6.58%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.25%) MySQL
9 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.89%) OLAP
10 5 (0.89%) OLTP
10 5 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (3.02%) Sonatype Nexus
2 13 (2.31%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.36%) MSI
4 1 (0.18%) JMeter
4 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.18%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 113 (20.11%) Finance
2 41 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.78%) Retail
4 6 (1.07%) Advertising
4 6 (1.07%) Back Office
4 6 (1.07%) Online Betting
5 5 (0.89%) Games
6 4 (0.71%) Legal
7 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.18%) Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Billing
8 1 (0.18%) Electronics
8 1 (0.18%) German Language
8 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 132 (23.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 97 (17.26%) VMware Engineer
3 72 (12.81%) Analyst
4 66 (11.74%) Systems Engineer
5 64 (11.39%) Support Engineer
6 63 (11.21%) Cloud Engineer
7 61 (10.85%) Administrator
8 48 (8.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 42 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
10 41 (7.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 40 (7.12%) Linux Engineer
12 39 (6.94%) Senior VMware Engineer
13 38 (6.76%) Network Engineer
14 37 (6.58%) Architect
15 35 (6.23%) Server Engineer
16 34 (6.05%) IT Analyst
16 34 (6.05%) IT Support
16 34 (6.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
16 34 (6.05%) Support Analyst
17 33 (5.87%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.74%) Web Services
2 19 (3.38%) HTML
3 11 (1.96%) JSON
3 11 (1.96%) SOAP
4 6 (1.07%) XML
5 3 (0.53%) .NET
6 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.36%) CSS
6 2 (0.36%) Middleware
6 2 (0.36%) REST
6 2 (0.36%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.18%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.18%) HTML5
7 1 (0.18%) jQuery
7 1 (0.18%) Ninject
7 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.18%) WCF
7 1 (0.18%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 119 (21.17%) Data Centre
2 69 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.76%) Clustering
4 37 (6.58%) EMC VNX
5 34 (6.05%) Replication
6 30 (5.34%) Driving Licence
7 29 (5.16%) Management Information System
8 27 (4.80%) VCE vBlock
9 19 (3.38%) FlexPod
10 16 (2.85%) HP Storage
10 16 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (2.85%) Statistics
11 14 (2.49%) Cryptography
11 14 (2.49%) PKI
12 11 (1.96%) CESG
13 9 (1.60%) EqualLogic
14 8 (1.42%) Fintech
14 8 (1.42%) NHS
15 7 (1.25%) EMC VMAX
16 5 (0.89%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 369 (65.66%) Windows
2 292 (51.96%) Linux
3 240 (42.70%) Windows Server
4 138 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 130 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 122 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (8.72%) CentOS
9 38 (6.76%) Windows 7
10 30 (5.34%) Unix
11 29 (5.16%) Windows 10
12 27 (4.80%) Windows 8
13 19 (3.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 18 (3.20%) Solaris
15 12 (2.14%) Ubuntu
15 12 (2.14%) VMS
16 11 (1.96%) Apple iOS
17 7 (1.25%) Android
18 4 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
18 4 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (34.16%) ITIL
2 55 (9.79%) Mentoring
3 53 (9.43%) Presales
4 52 (9.25%) DevOps
5 44 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (7.83%) Project Management
6 42 (7.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 40 (7.12%) Capacity Planning
7 40 (7.12%) Service Management
8 38 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 37 (6.58%) Virtual Environments
10 32 (5.69%) Change Control
10 32 (5.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 31 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (5.16%) Capacity Management
13 26 (4.63%) Change Management
13 26 (4.63%) Server Building
14 24 (4.27%) Performance Monitoring
15 21 (3.74%) Migration
15 21 (3.74%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 189 (33.63%) PowerShell
2 94 (16.73%) Python
3 80 (14.23%) Perl
4 73 (12.99%) SQL
5 42 (7.47%) Bash Shell
6 41 (7.30%) Ruby
7 20 (3.56%) Java
8 12 (2.14%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.14%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.07%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.36%) C#
10 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.18%) Go
11 1 (0.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 167 (29.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 117 (20.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 105 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (17.97%) CCNA
5 84 (14.95%) MCSE
6 72 (12.81%) Security Cleared
7 57 (10.14%) SC Cleared
8 55 (9.79%) MCITP
9 48 (8.54%) RHCSA
10 47 (8.36%) MCSA
11 43 (7.65%) CCNP
12 37 (6.58%) RHCA
13 27 (4.80%) Degree
13 27 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (4.09%) MCP
15 22 (3.91%) RHCE
16 21 (3.74%) CCA
16 21 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
17 20 (3.56%) VCP5
18 18 (3.20%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (12.10%) SLA
2 34 (6.05%) PCI DSS
3 25 (4.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.96%) HIPAA
6 9 (1.60%) QA
7 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 368 (65.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 294 (52.31%) Active Directory
3 109 (19.40%) Hyper-V
4 107 (19.04%) vCloud
5 99 (17.62%) XenApp
6 75 (13.35%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (8.72%) VMware ESX
8 32 (5.69%) Firmware
9 23 (4.09%) Docker
10 21 (3.74%) Virtual Desktop
10 21 (3.74%) XenDesktop
11 19 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.60%) DFS Replication
12 9 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 8 (1.42%) Terminal Services
13 8 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (1.07%) iptables
14 6 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (1.07%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 95 (16.90%) SCCM
2 51 (9.07%) WSUS
3 48 (8.54%) Puppet
4 41 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (5.69%) vRealize
6 28 (4.98%) HP Data Protector
7 23 (4.09%) NetBackup
8 21 (3.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 20 (3.56%) Backup Exec
10 19 (3.38%) Ansible
10 19 (3.38%) Nagios
11 16 (2.85%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (2.49%) HP SIM
12 14 (2.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 12 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 12 (2.14%) SCDPM
13 12 (2.14%) Tivoli
14 11 (1.96%) Kibana
14 11 (1.96%) SCOM
14 11 (1.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 529 (94.13%) VMware
2 277 (49.29%) Microsoft
3 258 (45.91%) Cisco
4 142 (25.27%) Citrix
5 126 (22.42%) Red Hat
6 103 (18.33%) HP
7 55 (9.79%) Oracle
8 54 (9.61%) EMC
9 48 (8.54%) NetApp
10 31 (5.52%) IBM
11 27 (4.80%) Symantec
12 25 (4.45%) 3PAR
13 20 (3.56%) Qualys
14 19 (3.38%) F5
15 18 (3.20%) CommVault
16 16 (2.85%) Intel Security
17 14 (2.49%) SolarWinds
17 14 (2.49%) Veritas
18 13 (2.31%) Nimsoft
18 13 (2.31%) Veeam
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leatherhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + On-call + O/T +++
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + OT + On-Call +++
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: to 41k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum
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