The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 19 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.22% 1.87% 2.07%
As % of the System Software category 10.92% 9.60% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 17
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £43,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
174 177 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.35% 19.49% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 160 167 102
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,250 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Hampshire

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 22 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Southampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (61.29%) VMware
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (48.39%) MCITP
5 13 (41.94%) SCCM
5 13 (41.94%) Lync
5 13 (41.94%) NetApp
5 13 (41.94%) HP
5 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
5 13 (41.94%) Windows
6 12 (38.71%) MCSE
6 12 (38.71%) Migration
6 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
6 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (35.48%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (29.03%) Degree
9 9 (29.03%) Network Load Balancing
9 9 (29.03%) ITIL
9 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2
9 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
11 7 (22.58%) ISO 9001
11 7 (22.58%) DHCP
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco
11 7 (22.58%) DNS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 13 (41.94%) Lync
1 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) DHCP
2 7 (22.58%) DNS
3 6 (19.35%) LAN
3 6 (19.35%) WAN
4 5 (16.13%) Wireless
5 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 3 (9.68%) NAS
7 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.23%) SSL
8 1 (3.23%) VPN
8 1 (3.23%) LDAP
8 1 (3.23%) IPsec
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (3.23%) Network Security
8 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Pentaho
1 6 (19.35%) QlikView
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Business Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Kindle
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.13%) Linux
5 4 (12.90%) UNIX
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) Network Load Balancing
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Data Management
3 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (19.35%) ETL
4 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (48.39%) MCITP
2 12 (38.71%) MCSE
3 9 (29.03%) Degree
4 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) NetApp
3 13 (41.94%) HP
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
5 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
5 6 (19.35%) Cognos
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 6 (19.35%) Business Objects
6 3 (9.68%) EMC
7 2 (6.45%) CommVault
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.23%) Avaya
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) Websense
8 1 (3.23%) Nokia
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) IronPort