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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 69 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 18 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.22% 0.56% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 4.31% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 12
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £26,600 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
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
144 116 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.80% 12.96% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 139 104 149
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 22 December 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Southampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (90.00%) Hyper-V
4 16 (80.00%) HP
5 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (75.00%) NetApp
5 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (75.00%) vCloud
5 15 (75.00%) Office 365
6 14 (70.00%) MCSE
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (45.00%) Windows
9 6 (30.00%) MCSA
9 6 (30.00%) Service Management
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (20.00%) SLA
11 4 (20.00%) Citrix
11 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (20.00%) ITIL
11 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 4 (20.00%) Firewall
11 4 (20.00%) MCITP
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (15.00%) EdgeSight
12 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
12 3 (15.00%) XenApp
12 3 (15.00%) XenServer

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Consultant
2 12 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
3 11 (55.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 11 (55.00%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) People Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (70.00%) MCSE
3 6 (30.00%) MCSA
4 4 (20.00%) MCITP
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (15.00%) CCNA
5 3 (15.00%) CCA
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (90.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (75.00%) vCloud
4 3 (15.00%) XenApp
4 3 (15.00%) XenServer
4 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
1 3 (15.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) HP
3 15 (75.00%) NetApp
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) AppSense
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago