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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 86 78 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.36% 1.09% 3.28%
As % of the System Software category 2.10% 5.33% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 23
Average salary £25,500 £38,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.76% +48.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £34,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £43,000 £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
143 169 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.92% 20.53% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 130 167 137
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,875 £47,500 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 22 September 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 (74.07%) VMware
2 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (37.04%) MCITP
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (33.33%) Degree
7 9 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (33.33%) HP
7 9 (33.33%) ITIL
7 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 8 (29.63%) NetApp
8 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (29.63%) SCCM
8 8 (29.63%) Lync
8 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (25.93%) Kindle
9 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
9 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (25.93%) Citrix
9 7 (25.93%) Migration
9 7 (25.93%) ISO 9001
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco
9 7 (25.93%) MCSE
9 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
10 6 (22.22%) MS Excel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (29.63%) Lync
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 6 (22.22%) LAN
1 6 (22.22%) WAN
2 5 (18.52%) Wireless
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) NAS
5 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.70%) FCoE
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) LDAP
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (22.22%) Pentaho
1 6 (22.22%) QlikView
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Business Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Kindle
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
1 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) ETL
3 6 (22.22%) Data Management
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) People Management
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (37.04%) MCITP
2 9 (33.33%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) MCSE
4 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) HP
4 8 (29.63%) NetApp
5 7 (25.93%) Citrix
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco
6 6 (22.22%) Cognos
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) Business Objects
6 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.11%) EMC
8 2 (7.41%) CommVault
9 1 (3.70%) IronPort
9 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.70%) Brocade
9 1 (3.70%) F5
9 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.70%) IBM
9 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.70%) Avaya