The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 53 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 32 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.73% 1.10% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 22.70% 8.62% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 10
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,200 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
vSphere
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
141 116 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.45% 12.71% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 131 97 142
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

vSphere
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Southampton region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Southampton

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Southampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 33 (100.00%) VMware
1 33 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (96.97%) Hyper-V
3 30 (90.91%) HP
4 29 (87.88%) NetApp
4 29 (87.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (87.88%) vCloud
4 29 (87.88%) Office 365
5 24 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (72.73%) MCSE
6 19 (57.58%) Cisco
7 13 (39.39%) MCSA
8 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 11 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (33.33%) Service Management
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (24.24%) MCITP
10 8 (24.24%) Firewall
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (24.24%) CCNA
11 7 (21.21%) SLA
12 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
12 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (12.12%) Citrix
12 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
13 3 (9.09%) EdgeSight
13 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 29 (87.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 3 (9.09%) DHCP
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Consultant
2 20 (60.61%) Technical Consultant
3 19 (57.58%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 19 (57.58%) Senior Consultant
4 10 (30.30%) Cloud Consultant
5 8 (24.24%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) MCSE
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (39.39%) MCSA
3 8 (24.24%) CCNA
3 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (24.24%) MCITP
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) CCA
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (96.97%) Hyper-V
3 29 (87.88%) vCloud
4 3 (9.09%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) XenServer
4 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
1 3 (9.09%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (90.91%) HP
3 29 (87.88%) NetApp
4 19 (57.58%) Cisco
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) AppSense