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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 69 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.78% 1.56% 2.16%
As % of the System Software category 8.57% 7.45% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 17
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £32,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
175 188 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.78% 20.98% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 158 179 117
Average salary £31,349 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Southampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (39.29%) MCITP
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) HP
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 9 (32.14%) ITIL
5 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
5 9 (32.14%) NetApp
5 9 (32.14%) Lync
5 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (32.14%) Degree
5 9 (32.14%) Network Load Balancing
5 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (32.14%) SCCM
6 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (28.57%) Migration
6 8 (28.57%) MCSE
7 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 7 (25.00%) ISO 9001
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco
7 7 (25.00%) Citrix
7 7 (25.00%) Kindle
8 6 (21.43%) Pentaho

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (32.14%) Lync
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) Wireless
3 4 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (10.71%) NAS
5 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.57%) FCoE
6 1 (3.57%) IPsec
6 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) SSL
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 6 (21.43%) QlikView
1 6 (21.43%) Pentaho
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
1 7 (25.00%) Consultant
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) LAMP
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Kindle
2 6 (21.43%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
1 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
1 9 (32.14%) Network Load Balancing
2 8 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Data Management
3 6 (21.43%) ETL
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) MCITP
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (32.14%) Degree
3 8 (28.57%) MCSE
4 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) HP
4 9 (32.14%) NetApp
5 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) Business Objects
6 6 (21.43%) Cognos
6 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) EMC
8 2 (7.14%) CommVault
9 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.57%) Nokia
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.57%) Brocade
9 1 (3.57%) IronPort
9 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.57%) F5