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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 37 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 42 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.09% 1.30% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 34.71% 6.25% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 40 6 13
Average salary £45,000 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.54% -18.66%
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
121 176 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.54% 20.80% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 101 159 178
Average salary £42,500 £31,349 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.57% -16.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Southampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 60 (89.55%) VMware
1 60 (89.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (67.16%) HP
3 42 (62.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (62.69%) MCSE
4 41 (61.19%) Hyper-V
5 36 (53.73%) Cisco
6 35 (52.24%) NetApp
6 35 (52.24%) vCloud
6 35 (52.24%) Private Cloud
7 31 (46.27%) Office 365
7 31 (46.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
9 29 (43.28%) Citrix
10 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
10 27 (40.30%) XenApp
11 26 (38.81%) Windows
12 23 (34.33%) MCSA
13 20 (29.85%) NetScaler
14 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (28.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (26.87%) XenDesktop
15 18 (26.87%) SAN
15 18 (26.87%) SQL
16 15 (22.39%) SCCM
16 15 (22.39%) SCOM
16 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (20.90%) Service Management
18 12 (17.91%) DHCP
18 12 (17.91%) DNS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.94%) Lync
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (46.27%) Office 365
1 31 (46.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) NetScaler
2 18 (26.87%) SAN
3 12 (17.91%) DHCP
3 12 (17.91%) DNS
4 10 (14.93%) WAN
5 9 (13.43%) LAN
5 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
5 9 (13.43%) FCoE
5 9 (13.43%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (11.94%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (11.94%) Firewall
7 7 (10.45%) WLAN
7 7 (10.45%) NAS
8 3 (4.48%) Network Security
8 3 (4.48%) Wireshark
8 3 (4.48%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.49%) IPsec
9 1 (1.49%) VPN
9 1 (1.49%) SSL
9 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 5 (7.46%) Publishing
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Consultant
2 21 (31.34%) Senior Consultant
3 20 (29.85%) Technical Consultant
4 16 (23.88%) Analyst
5 15 (22.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 15 (22.39%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (17.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (10.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (10.45%) Cloud Consultant
9 6 (8.96%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 5 (7.46%) Citrix Analyst
11 4 (5.97%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
13 2 (2.99%) Wintel Engineer
13 2 (2.99%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
13 2 (2.99%) Technical Team Leader
13 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
14 1 (1.49%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 35 (52.24%) Private Cloud
2 5 (7.46%) Thin Client
2 5 (7.46%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.48%) Linux
6 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Service Management
2 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.46%) ITIL
3 5 (7.46%) Performance Management
4 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
4 4 (5.97%) Coaching
4 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.49%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.49%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (1.49%) Time Management
5 1 (1.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) SQL
2 9 (13.43%) VBScript
2 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (62.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 42 (62.69%) MCSE
2 23 (34.33%) MCSA
3 19 (28.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (16.42%) MCITP
4 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
4 11 (16.42%) CCNA
4 11 (16.42%) CCA
4 11 (16.42%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (11.94%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (89.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (61.19%) Hyper-V
3 35 (52.24%) vCloud
4 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
4 27 (40.30%) XenApp
5 18 (26.87%) XenDesktop
6 11 (16.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (8.96%) XenServer
7 6 (8.96%) VMware ESX
8 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) SCCM
1 15 (22.39%) SCOM
2 9 (13.43%) vMotion
3 6 (8.96%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 60 (89.55%) VMware
2 45 (67.16%) HP
3 36 (53.73%) Cisco
4 35 (52.24%) NetApp
5 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
6 29 (43.28%) Citrix
7 9 (13.43%) 3PAR
8 6 (8.96%) AppSense
9 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.99%) Dell
11 1 (1.49%) Websense
11 1 (1.49%) Juniper
11 1 (1.49%) Nokia
11 1 (1.49%) F5
11 1 (1.49%) IronPort
11 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
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