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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 41 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 42 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.89% 2.16% 1.76%
As % of the System Software category 31.34% 10.61% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 12 16
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,750 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
- -1.84%
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
134 179 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 18.79% 20.36% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 104 165 173
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 £23,950 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 28 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Southampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 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 65 (90.28%) VMware
1 65 (90.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (72.22%) HP
3 50 (69.44%) Hyper-V
4 47 (65.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (65.28%) MCSE
5 42 (58.33%) NetApp
5 42 (58.33%) vCloud
5 42 (58.33%) Private Cloud
6 38 (52.78%) Office 365
6 38 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 38 (52.78%) Cisco
7 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
8 30 (41.67%) Windows
9 28 (38.89%) Citrix
10 26 (36.11%) MCSA
10 26 (36.11%) XenApp
11 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
12 23 (31.94%) NetScaler
13 22 (30.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (23.61%) XenDesktop
15 17 (23.61%) SCOM
15 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (22.22%) SCCM
16 16 (22.22%) SAN
16 16 (22.22%) SQL
17 14 (19.44%) CCA
17 14 (19.44%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (19.44%) Service Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 38 (52.78%) Office 365
1 38 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.94%) NetScaler
2 16 (22.22%) SAN
3 10 (13.89%) Firewall
3 10 (13.89%) DHCP
3 10 (13.89%) DNS
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (12.50%) FCoE
4 9 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (8.33%) WAN
6 5 (6.94%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
6 5 (6.94%) LAN
6 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.17%) Network Security
7 3 (4.17%) NAS
7 3 (4.17%) WLAN
8 1 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.39%) IPsec
8 1 (1.39%) VPN
8 1 (1.39%) SSL
General
1 5 (6.94%) Publishing
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (50.00%) Consultant
2 23 (31.94%) Technical Consultant
2 23 (31.94%) Senior Consultant
3 18 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 11 (15.28%) Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
5 9 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Citrix Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.39%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 1 (1.39%) Designer
9 1 (1.39%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (58.33%) Private Cloud
2 5 (6.94%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Service Management
2 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.72%) ITIL
4 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.94%) Performance Management
5 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (1.39%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (1.39%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.39%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.39%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.39%) Time Management
7 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.39%) Migration
7 1 (1.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (65.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 47 (65.28%) MCSE
2 26 (36.11%) MCSA
3 22 (30.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (19.44%) CCA
4 14 (19.44%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (18.06%) CCNA
5 13 (18.06%) MCITP
5 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
5 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
6 8 (11.11%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (90.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (69.44%) Hyper-V
3 42 (58.33%) vCloud
4 26 (36.11%) XenApp
5 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 17 (23.61%) XenDesktop
7 13 (18.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (11.11%) VMware ESX
8 8 (11.11%) XenServer
9 5 (6.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) SCOM
2 16 (22.22%) SCCM
3 9 (12.50%) vMotion
4 8 (11.11%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 65 (90.28%) VMware
2 52 (72.22%) HP
3 42 (58.33%) NetApp
4 38 (52.78%) Cisco
5 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
6 28 (38.89%) Citrix
7 9 (12.50%) 3PAR
8 8 (11.11%) AppSense
9 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.78%) Dell
11 1 (1.39%) F5
11 1 (1.39%) IronPort
11 1 (1.39%) Veeam
11 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.39%) Websense
11 1 (1.39%) Juniper
11 1 (1.39%) Nokia