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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 53 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 32 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.38% 1.22% 1.62%
As % of the System Software category 20.92% 7.24% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 12
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
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
153 152 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.16% 16.83% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 121 129 140
Average salary £45,000 £32,831 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.06% -17.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,625 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Southampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 54 (100.00%) VMware
1 54 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (96.30%) Hyper-V
3 46 (85.19%) NetApp
3 46 (85.19%) HP
3 46 (85.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (85.19%) vCloud
3 46 (85.19%) Office 365
3 46 (85.19%) Private Cloud
4 39 (72.22%) MCSE
4 39 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (55.56%) Cisco
6 24 (44.44%) MCSA
7 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
8 17 (31.48%) Windows
9 16 (29.63%) Service Management
10 15 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (25.93%) MCITP
11 14 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (25.93%) CCNA
12 10 (18.52%) Citrix
12 10 (18.52%) SLA
12 10 (18.52%) Firewall
12 10 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (14.81%) XenApp
13 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
13 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
13 8 (14.81%) CCA
13 8 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (12.96%) Active Directory

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (85.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 46 (85.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Firewall
1 10 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
3 6 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 6 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 6 (11.11%) DHCP
3 6 (11.11%) DNS
3 6 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Consultant
2 30 (55.56%) Senior Consultant
3 29 (53.70%) Technical Consultant
4 28 (51.85%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 16 (29.63%) Cloud Consultant
6 14 (25.93%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Support
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.85%) Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (85.19%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Service Management
2 6 (11.11%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.85%) Migration
3 1 (1.85%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (72.22%) MCSE
1 39 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (44.44%) MCSA
3 15 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (25.93%) MCITP
4 14 (25.93%) CCNA
4 14 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (14.81%) CCA
5 8 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (96.30%) Hyper-V
3 46 (85.19%) vCloud
4 8 (14.81%) XenApp
4 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 7 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
6 6 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 6 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 6 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
1 6 (11.11%) SCOM
1 6 (11.11%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (85.19%) NetApp
2 46 (85.19%) HP
3 30 (55.56%) Cisco
4 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.52%) Citrix
6 6 (11.11%) AppSense
7 1 (1.85%) Veeam
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago