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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 73 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.25% 2.18% 2.09%
As % of the System Software category 7.32% 11.32% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 20
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,200 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.75%
System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
164 159 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.10% 19.27% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 142 149 81
Average salary £33,163 £40,000 £39,381
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.09% +1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,025 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (57.14%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) Migration
4 11 (52.38%) MCSE
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (47.62%) HP
5 10 (47.62%) Windows
6 9 (42.86%) NetApp
6 9 (42.86%) MCITP
6 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 9 (42.86%) Lync
6 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (38.10%) SCCM
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) Firewall
8 7 (33.33%) DHCP
8 7 (33.33%) DNS
9 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 6 (28.57%) XenApp
10 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (23.81%) SAN
11 4 (19.05%) Symantec

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (61.90%) MS Exchange
1 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2007
1 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (42.86%) Lync
2 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) NAS
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) QlikView
1 3 (14.29%) Pentaho
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) LAMP
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Kindle
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) Device Driver
3 2 (9.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Data Management
3 3 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) MCSE
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
4 2 (9.52%) MCSA
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (28.57%) XenApp
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
7 2 (9.52%) XenServer
7 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (9.52%) Xen
8 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) HP
4 9 (42.86%) NetApp
5 7 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Symantec
7 3 (14.29%) Cognos
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
7 3 (14.29%) EMC
8 2 (9.52%) Dell
8 2 (9.52%) CommVault
8 2 (9.52%) Apple
8 2 (9.52%) Mitel
8 2 (9.52%) WatchGuard
9 1 (4.76%) Brocade
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco
9 1 (4.76%) IBM
9 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
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