The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 79 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 35 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.55% 4.49% 2.71%
As % of the System Software category 3.17% 23.65% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 34 17
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
126 148 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.40% 19.00% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 109 105 176
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 28 (77.78%) VMware
2 27 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (66.67%) MCSE
3 24 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (63.89%) HP
5 20 (55.56%) Hyper-V
6 19 (52.78%) NetApp
7 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (47.22%) vCloud
7 17 (47.22%) Office 365
7 17 (47.22%) Private Cloud
8 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
9 13 (36.11%) Cisco
10 12 (33.33%) Windows
10 12 (33.33%) Citrix
10 12 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
11 11 (30.56%) XenApp
11 11 (30.56%) XenDesktop
12 10 (27.78%) Service Management
13 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (19.44%) MCSA
14 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
14 7 (19.44%) CCNA
14 7 (19.44%) MCITP
15 6 (16.67%) Presales
15 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (47.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Cloud Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Server Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (13.89%) Service Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Presales Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Service Support Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Private Cloud
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (13.89%) EMC VNX
2 5 (13.89%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
1 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Service Management
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Presales
2 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) CRM
3 5 (13.89%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.56%) SIEM
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) MCSE
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (19.44%) CCNA
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (19.44%) MCITP
3 7 (19.44%) MCSA
4 5 (13.89%) VCP5
5 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 17 (47.22%) vCloud
4 11 (30.56%) XenApp
4 11 (30.56%) XenDesktop
5 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (13.89%) VMware ESX
6 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) VMware
2 23 (63.89%) HP
3 19 (52.78%) NetApp
4 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (36.11%) Cisco
6 12 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (13.89%) EMC
8 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.78%) IBM