The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 79 83
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.50% 2.20% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 10.91% 13.37% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 14
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -8.49%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 110 187 152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 13.75% 16.46% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 96 156 137
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Kent

vSphere
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Kent.

Salary trend for vSphere in Kent

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Kent over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Kent

vSphere
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge +1 3 £58,750 +125.96%
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) Citrix
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) Backup Exec
3 11 (52.38%) Symantec
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (47.62%) iSCSI
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (47.62%) SAN
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco
4 10 (47.62%) Wireless
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
5 9 (42.86%) Migration
5 9 (42.86%) VLAN
5 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (42.86%) SLA
5 9 (42.86%) VPN
5 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 9 (42.86%) Internet
5 9 (42.86%) Intel Security
5 9 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (42.86%) Blackberry
5 9 (42.86%) Server Building
5 9 (42.86%) WatchGuard

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (23.81%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (23.81%) Heroku
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (23.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) iSCSI
1 10 (47.62%) SAN
1 10 (47.62%) Wireless
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) Internet
2 9 (42.86%) VLAN
2 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) SNMP
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (19.05%) Redis
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Support Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 9 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory Support
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Exchange Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Exchange Support
2 9 (42.86%) Server Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Server Support
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server Support
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (19.05%) e-Health
3 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (42.86%) Mac OS
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
1 9 (42.86%) Server Building
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (19.05%) Structured Programming
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Fund Management
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Go
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) Ruby
2 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Backup Exec
2 9 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (19.05%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (19.05%) Nagios
3 4 (19.05%) OpenView
3 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
3 4 (19.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (9.52%) WSUS
5 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Citrix
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Symantec
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco
4 9 (42.86%) Intel Security
4 9 (42.86%) Kaspersky
4 9 (42.86%) Veeam
4 9 (42.86%) WatchGuard
5 5 (23.81%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) BMC
6 4 (19.05%) CA
6 4 (19.05%) Compuware
6 4 (19.05%) Dynatrace
6 4 (19.05%) IBM
6 4 (19.05%) Nimsoft
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
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