Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 104 113
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.53% 1.13% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 4.49% 6.76% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 38
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,500 £30,875
90th Percentile £43,750 £90,000 £50,606
South East median annual salary £42,500 £49,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -13.27% +13.29% -3.35%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 156 281 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.82% 16.71% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 127 242 273
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.16% +2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,150 £21,250 £22,100
90th Percentile £53,500 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 5 £42,500 -
Tunbridge Wells -3 1 - -
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) MCSA
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (71.43%) MCTS
1 5 (71.43%) MCITP
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) VCAP
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Go
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (28.57%) Redis
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell

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 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Heroku
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (28.57%) Redis
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Support
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) Go
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCITP
1 5 (71.43%) MCSA
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) MCTS
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) VCAP
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware