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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 57 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 31 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.52% 1.29% 2.56%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 6.90% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 18
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
155 174 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.61% 18.65% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 111 154 146
Average salary £45,000 £33,163 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.69% -17.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 4 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Southampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 63 (98.44%) VMware
1 63 (98.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (96.88%) Hyper-V
3 52 (81.25%) NetApp
3 52 (81.25%) HP
3 52 (81.25%) vCloud
3 52 (81.25%) Private Cloud
4 51 (79.69%) Office 365
4 51 (79.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (70.31%) MCSE
5 45 (70.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (54.69%) Cisco
7 29 (45.31%) MCSA
8 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
9 22 (34.38%) Windows
10 21 (32.81%) Service Management
11 15 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (21.88%) MCITP
12 14 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (21.88%) CCNA
12 14 (21.88%) Citrix
13 12 (18.75%) CCA
13 12 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (18.75%) NetScaler
13 12 (18.75%) XenDesktop
13 12 (18.75%) XenApp
14 11 (17.19%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
14 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 51 (79.69%) Office 365
1 51 (79.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) NetScaler
2 11 (17.19%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (17.19%) Firewall
3 8 (12.50%) DHCP
3 8 (12.50%) DNS
3 8 (12.50%) SAN
3 8 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 8 (12.50%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (82.81%) Consultant
2 35 (54.69%) Senior Consultant
2 35 (54.69%) Technical Consultant
3 33 (51.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 16 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 14 (21.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix Support
6 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (1.56%) Analyst
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix Analyst
7 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (1.56%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 52 (81.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Service Management
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (1.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (70.31%) MCSE
1 45 (70.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (45.31%) MCSA
3 15 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (21.88%) MCITP
4 14 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (21.88%) CCNA
5 12 (18.75%) CCA
5 12 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
6 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (98.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (96.88%) Hyper-V
3 52 (81.25%) vCloud
4 12 (18.75%) XenDesktop
4 12 (18.75%) XenApp
5 11 (17.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (15.63%) VMware ESX
6 10 (15.63%) XenServer
7 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
8 8 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) SCCM
1 10 (15.63%) SCOM
1 10 (15.63%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 63 (98.44%) VMware
2 52 (81.25%) NetApp
2 52 (81.25%) HP
3 35 (54.69%) Cisco
4 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.88%) Citrix
6 10 (15.63%) AppSense
7 1 (1.56%) Veeam
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago