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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 43 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 38 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.98% 2.76% 1.71%
As % of the System Software category 25.85% 12.70% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 14
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
147 189 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.27% 21.75% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 106 173 156
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £23,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Southampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 64 (91.43%) VMware
1 64 (91.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (78.57%) Hyper-V
3 53 (75.71%) HP
4 47 (67.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (67.14%) NetApp
4 47 (67.14%) MCSE
4 47 (67.14%) vCloud
4 47 (67.14%) Private Cloud
5 43 (61.43%) Office 365
5 43 (61.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 38 (54.29%) Cisco
7 31 (44.29%) MCSA
8 27 (38.57%) Windows
8 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
9 22 (31.43%) Citrix
10 21 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (28.57%) XenApp
12 19 (27.14%) NetScaler
13 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
14 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (22.86%) CCNA
15 16 (22.86%) MCITP
15 16 (22.86%) Service Management
16 15 (21.43%) XenDesktop
17 14 (20.00%) CCA
17 14 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
18 13 (18.57%) Microsoft App-V
18 13 (18.57%) SCOM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Lync
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 43 (61.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 43 (61.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) NetScaler
2 11 (15.71%) Firewall
2 11 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (14.29%) SAN
4 8 (11.43%) DNS
4 8 (11.43%) DHCP
5 5 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 5 (7.14%) Wireshark
5 5 (7.14%) FCoE
5 5 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (5.71%) WAN
7 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.29%) LAN
8 2 (2.86%) Network Security
9 1 (1.43%) NAS
9 1 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.43%) IPsec
9 1 (1.43%) WLAN
9 1 (1.43%) VPN
9 1 (1.43%) SSL
General
1 5 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (62.86%) Consultant
2 27 (38.57%) Technical Consultant
3 26 (37.14%) Senior Consultant
4 22 (31.43%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 13 (18.57%) Cloud Consultant
6 12 (17.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Citrix Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 1 (1.43%) Infrastructure Designer
11 1 (1.43%) Wintel Engineer
11 1 (1.43%) Designer
11 1 (1.43%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (1.43%) Migration Engineer
11 1 (1.43%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.43%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 47 (67.14%) Private Cloud
2 5 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Service Management
2 6 (8.57%) ITIL
2 6 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.43%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.43%) Migration
5 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.43%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.43%) Time Management
5 1 (1.43%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (1.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.43%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.43%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) VBScript
2 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (67.14%) MCSE
1 47 (67.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (44.29%) MCSA
3 21 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (22.86%) MCITP
4 16 (22.86%) CCNA
4 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (20.00%) CCA
5 14 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
6 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.71%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (91.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (78.57%) Hyper-V
3 47 (67.14%) vCloud
4 20 (28.57%) XenApp
5 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
6 15 (21.43%) XenDesktop
7 13 (18.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (11.43%) VMware ESX
8 8 (11.43%) XenServer
9 5 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) SCOM
2 12 (17.14%) SCCM
3 8 (11.43%) EdgeSight
4 5 (7.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 64 (91.43%) VMware
2 53 (75.71%) HP
3 47 (67.14%) NetApp
4 38 (54.29%) Cisco
5 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
6 22 (31.43%) Citrix
7 8 (11.43%) AppSense
8 5 (7.14%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.86%) Dell
11 1 (1.43%) Juniper
11 1 (1.43%) Nokia
11 1 (1.43%) Websense
11 1 (1.43%) F5
11 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.43%) IronPort
11 1 (1.43%) Veeam
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago