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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 69 72
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.35% 1.66% 2.80%
As % of the System Software category 7.83% 12.31% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 30
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +28.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,625 £47,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  

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 115 130 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.22% 13.46% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 150 182 266
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,525 £23,375
10% offered a salary of more than £56,625 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Folkestone - 5 £42,500 - 2
Maidstone +4 1 £45,000 +87.50%
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) VMware
1 18 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (47.62%) Veeam
5 10 (47.62%) Citrix
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco
6 9 (42.86%) VPN
6 9 (42.86%) SLA
6 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 9 (42.86%) Wireless
6 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 9 (42.86%) SAN
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (42.86%) Internet
6 9 (42.86%) Symantec
6 9 (42.86%) McAfee
6 9 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (42.86%) Blackberry
6 9 (42.86%) Migration
6 9 (42.86%) Backup Exec
6 9 (42.86%) Kaspersky
6 9 (42.86%) iSCSI
6 9 (42.86%) VLAN
6 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 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 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Heroku
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
1 9 (42.86%) Internet
1 9 (42.86%) iSCSI
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
1 9 (42.86%) VLAN
1 9 (42.86%) VPN
1 9 (42.86%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.52%) Redis
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 14 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 14 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 14 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Server Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory Support
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Exchange Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Exchange Support
3 9 (42.86%) Server Support
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server Support
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Support Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.76%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (42.86%) Mac OS
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
4 5 (23.81%) 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 3 (14.29%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 3 (14.29%) SIEM
2 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Attack Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Fund Management
4 1 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.76%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 3 (14.29%) Go
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCITP
1 4 (19.05%) MCSA
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) MCTS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) VCAP
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.52%) CISA
2 2 (9.52%) CISM
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Backup Exec
1 9 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Citrix
2 10 (47.62%) Veeam
3 9 (42.86%) Kaspersky
3 9 (42.86%) McAfee
3 9 (42.86%) Symantec
3 9 (42.86%) WatchGuard
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
5 3 (14.29%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago