The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / South East
Rank 282 221 197
Rank change year-on-year -61 -24  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 113 266 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 1.38% 1.53%
As % of the System Software category 5.55% 9.82% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 101 245 269
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.37% -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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2035 2709 2826
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.75% 14.07% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1725 2338 2357
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

vSphere
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for vSphere in the South East

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the South East

vSphere
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire -14 35 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire -13 24 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Surrey +27 22 £36,500 -18.88% 5
Oxfordshire +13 12 £38,750 +33.62% 1
Kent +9 12 £30,000 -14.28%
East Sussex -17 5 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
West Sussex +4 1 £52,500 +45.83%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 229 (86.42%) VMware
2 196 (73.96%) Windows
3 142 (53.58%) Active Directory
4 139 (52.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 128 (48.30%) Windows Server
6 113 (42.64%) Linux
7 96 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 94 (35.47%) Microsoft
9 88 (33.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 86 (32.45%) SAN
11 84 (31.70%) Cisco
12 76 (28.68%) Firewall
13 66 (24.91%) ITIL
14 63 (23.77%) DNS
15 62 (23.40%) PowerShell
16 57 (21.51%) Hyper-V
17 56 (21.13%) MS Excel
18 52 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
18 52 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
19 49 (18.49%) Security Cleared
20 47 (17.74%) HP
21 46 (17.36%) MS Exchange
21 46 (17.36%) SC Cleared
22 44 (16.60%) Data Centre
23 43 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
24 41 (15.47%) TCP/IP
24 41 (15.47%) MCSE
24 41 (15.47%) Citrix
25 39 (14.72%) Office 365
26 37 (13.96%) DHCP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 46 (17.36%) MS Exchange
2 29 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (9.81%) IIS
4 14 (5.28%) OpenStack
5 13 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.02%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.89%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.13%) SAS
12 2 (0.75%) Apache
12 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.38%) CMS
13 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.43%) MS Office
3 4 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (14.72%) Office 365
4 10 (3.77%) IaaS
5 9 (3.40%) IBM Cloud
5 9 (3.40%) SoftLayer
6 7 (2.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (2.26%) Heroku
7 6 (2.26%) PaaS
8 5 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.51%) SaaS
10 3 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 86 (32.45%) SAN
2 76 (28.68%) Firewall
3 63 (23.77%) DNS
4 41 (15.47%) TCP/IP
5 37 (13.96%) DHCP
6 33 (12.45%) LAN
7 32 (12.08%) WAN
8 26 (9.81%) VPN
9 25 (9.43%) VLAN
10 15 (5.66%) Wireless
11 14 (5.28%) VoIP
12 12 (4.53%) Internet
12 12 (4.53%) iSCSI
13 11 (4.15%) NAS
13 11 (4.15%) Network Security
14 10 (3.77%) SSL
14 10 (3.77%) VSAN
15 8 (3.02%) IPsec
16 7 (2.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 4 (1.51%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (1.89%) Redis
4 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.13%) MySQL
4 3 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (3.77%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.75%) DbUnit
4 2 (0.75%) jMock
4 2 (0.75%) JUnit
4 2 (0.75%) Maven
4 2 (0.75%) Mockito
4 2 (0.75%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.38%) JIRA
5 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (9.06%) Finance
2 14 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.51%) Banking
3 4 (1.51%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.13%) Electronics
4 3 (1.13%) Law
4 3 (1.13%) Marketing
5 2 (0.75%) Back Office
5 2 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) German Language
6 1 (0.38%) Military
6 1 (0.38%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (28.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (25.28%) Support Engineer
3 41 (15.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 33 (12.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 33 (12.45%) Analyst
5 31 (11.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 29 (10.94%) Administrator
6 29 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
7 27 (10.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 26 (9.81%) Architect
9 23 (8.68%) Infrastructure Support
9 23 (8.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 20 (7.55%) Cloud Architect
10 20 (7.55%) Support Analyst
11 18 (6.79%) Windows Engineer
12 17 (6.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (5.66%) Network Engineer
13 15 (5.66%) VMware Engineer
14 14 (5.28%) Active Directory Support
14 14 (5.28%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.53%) Web Services
2 6 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (1.89%) Flash
3 5 (1.89%) LAMP
4 2 (0.75%) J2EE
4 2 (0.75%) jBPM
4 2 (0.75%) PowerMock
4 2 (0.75%) REST
4 2 (0.75%) RESTful
4 2 (0.75%) SOAP
4 2 (0.75%) Spring
5 1 (0.38%) .NET
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.60%) Data Centre
2 35 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (9.81%) EMC VNX
4 24 (9.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 21 (7.92%) Clustering
5 21 (7.92%) Driving Licence
6 18 (6.79%) PKI
7 14 (5.28%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (4.91%) Replication
9 10 (3.77%) Private Cloud
10 9 (3.40%) Blackberry
10 9 (3.40%) FlexPod
11 8 (3.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 7 (2.64%) Management Information System
13 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (2.26%) HP Storage
14 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
14 5 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (1.51%) e-Health
15 4 (1.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 196 (73.96%) Windows
2 128 (48.30%) Windows Server
3 113 (42.64%) Linux
4 96 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (33.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (7.55%) Windows 7
6 20 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (6.42%) CentOS
8 16 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (6.04%) Solaris
8 16 (6.04%) Unix
9 12 (4.53%) Windows 10
10 11 (4.15%) Windows 8
11 9 (3.40%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.64%) Debian
12 7 (2.64%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.26%) SUSE
14 4 (1.51%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.13%) AIX
16 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (24.91%) ITIL
2 36 (13.58%) DevOps
3 26 (9.81%) High Availability
3 26 (9.81%) Presales
4 21 (7.92%) Customer Requirements
4 21 (7.92%) Network Design
5 20 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (7.55%) Migration
6 17 (6.42%) Software Engineering
7 16 (6.04%) Service Management
8 15 (5.66%) Time Management
9 14 (5.28%) OWASP
9 14 (5.28%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 14 (5.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (4.91%) Problem Management
11 12 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.53%) Configuration Management
11 12 (4.53%) Load Balancing
11 12 (4.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (4.53%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 26 (9.81%) SQL
3 21 (7.92%) Ruby
4 19 (7.17%) Python
5 18 (6.79%) VB
6 16 (6.04%) Java
7 15 (5.66%) Perl
8 9 (3.40%) Go
9 7 (2.64%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.13%) C
11 2 (0.75%) C#
11 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (18.49%) Security Cleared
3 46 (17.36%) SC Cleared
4 41 (15.47%) MCSE
5 30 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 29 (10.94%) CCNA
7 22 (8.30%) MCSA
8 18 (6.79%) MCITP
9 9 (3.40%) Degree
10 8 (3.02%) VCDX
11 5 (1.89%) MCTS
12 4 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.51%) NCDA
13 3 (1.13%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.75%) MCP
14 2 (0.75%) SAP Certification
14 2 (0.75%) VCP6
15 1 (0.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.08%) SLA
2 9 (3.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.13%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 142 (53.58%) Active Directory
2 139 (52.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (21.51%) Hyper-V
4 32 (12.08%) vCloud
5 31 (11.70%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (7.55%) VMware ESX
7 17 (6.42%) XenApp
8 15 (5.66%) Terminal Services
9 14 (5.28%) Docker
10 7 (2.64%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.89%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.13%) XenServer
13 2 (0.75%) Firmware
13 2 (0.75%) KVM
13 2 (0.75%) Postfix
14 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 34 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (12.45%) Puppet
3 18 (6.79%) Microsoft Clustering
4 16 (6.04%) vMotion
5 15 (5.66%) Backup Exec
6 13 (4.91%) WSUS
7 12 (4.53%) SCCM
8 11 (4.15%) Ansible
9 10 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (3.40%) vRealize
11 4 (1.51%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (1.51%) Nagios
11 4 (1.51%) OpenView
11 4 (1.51%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.51%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 3 (1.13%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.13%) SCOM
12 3 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (1.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (1.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 229 (86.42%) VMware
2 94 (35.47%) Microsoft
3 84 (31.70%) Cisco
4 47 (17.74%) HP
5 41 (15.47%) Citrix
6 32 (12.08%) EMC
7 24 (9.06%) Veeam
8 16 (6.04%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.28%) NetApp
9 14 (5.28%) Symantec
10 13 (4.91%) Intel Security
10 13 (4.91%) LANDesk
11 12 (4.53%) IBM
11 12 (4.53%) Nimsoft
12 10 (3.77%) WatchGuard
13 9 (3.40%) CA
13 9 (3.40%) Dell
13 9 (3.40%) Kaspersky
14 7 (2.64%) BMC
14 7 (2.64%) Google
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
247 Jobline
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago