Period
to 26 June 2019

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 6 months to 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 318 320
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -88
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 210 250 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.79% 0.82% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 4.80% 5.80% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 157 170 212
South East median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,225 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,400 £72,500 £72,375
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,377 4,313 4,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.57% 14.21% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,524 3,473 3,507
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +2.38%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 26 June 2019.

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 6 months to 26 June 2019. 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
Hampshire +6 114 £42,250 -6.11% 5
Thames Valley +31 45 £42,000 -16.00% 4
Surrey +20 28 £48,750 -22.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +39 21 £38,500 -0.65% 1
Berkshire -17 19 £50,000 - 3
West Sussex +1 15 £48,000 +1.05% 1
East Sussex -12 5 £45,000 +33.33%
Oxfordshire +36 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Middlesex +7 2 £43,000 -21.82%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 175 (83.33%) VMware
2 116 (55.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (52.38%) Windows
4 94 (44.76%) Microsoft
5 93 (44.29%) Linux
6 70 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 59 (28.10%) Cisco
7 59 (28.10%) Python
7 59 (28.10%) Windows Server
8 56 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 56 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 54 (25.71%) PowerShell
9 54 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
10 50 (23.81%) SC Cleared
10 50 (23.81%) ITIL
11 49 (23.33%) Ansible
11 49 (23.33%) Self-Motivation
12 44 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
13 43 (20.48%) Hyper-V
13 43 (20.48%) Office 365
14 40 (19.05%) Firewall
15 39 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (18.57%) vCloud
15 39 (18.57%) Docker
16 38 (18.10%) Software Engineering
17 37 (17.62%) SQL
17 37 (17.62%) Mentoring
18 36 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 36 (17.14%) JavaScript
19 35 (16.67%) C++

vSphere
Co-occurring 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 14 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.29%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.86%) IIS
5 3 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.95%) Confluence
6 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.48%) nginx
7 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 44 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (20.48%) Office 365
3 23 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (3.33%) IaaS
6 5 (2.38%) PaaS
7 2 (0.95%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.95%) GitHub
7 2 (0.95%) Serverless
8 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 40 (19.05%) Firewall
3 35 (16.67%) DNS
4 33 (15.71%) DHCP
5 31 (14.76%) VPN
6 20 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (9.52%) SAN
7 17 (8.10%) WAN
8 16 (7.62%) LAN
8 16 (7.62%) VLAN
9 12 (5.71%) NetScaler
10 9 (4.29%) NAS
11 6 (2.86%) VoIP
11 6 (2.86%) WLAN
12 5 (2.38%) Internet
12 5 (2.38%) VSAN
13 3 (1.43%) BIG-IP
13 3 (1.43%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.43%) Network Security
14 2 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.38%) Neo4j
3 3 (1.43%) Big Data
4 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.95%) HBase
5 1 (0.48%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (16.67%) GitLab
1 35 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 10 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.95%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.95%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.95%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.95%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.95%) JIRA
3 2 (0.95%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.95%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (10.48%) Finance
2 5 (2.38%) Back Office
2 5 (2.38%) Online Betting
3 2 (0.95%) Electronics
3 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.95%) Marketing
3 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (17.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (16.67%) Developer
2 35 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 30 (14.29%) Android Developer
4 28 (13.33%) Analyst
5 27 (12.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 19 (9.05%) Infrastructure Support
6 19 (9.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 19 (9.05%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (8.57%) Support Engineer
8 17 (8.10%) NOC Engineer
9 16 (7.62%) Platform Engineer
10 14 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (6.67%) Administrator
10 14 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
10 14 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
12 10 (4.76%) C++ Developer
12 10 (4.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.38%) AngularJS
1 5 (2.38%) Node.js
1 5 (2.38%) React
1 5 (2.38%) Vue.js
2 3 (1.43%) LDAP
3 2 (0.95%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.48%) .NET
4 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.48%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.48%) REST
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.33%) Self-Motivation
2 28 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 25 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
4 18 (8.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 14 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 12 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (3.81%) Public Cloud
8 7 (3.33%) Driving Licence
8 7 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (3.33%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.43%) Clustering
10 3 (1.43%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.43%) Replication
11 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 110 (52.38%) Windows
2 93 (44.29%) Linux
3 59 (28.10%) Windows Server
4 35 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (14.29%) Android
5 30 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (9.05%) Unix
7 15 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 14 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.81%) Debian
10 7 (3.33%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.86%) Fedora
11 6 (2.86%) Gentoo
11 6 (2.86%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.90%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.43%) CentOS
14 3 (1.43%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.81%) ITIL
2 39 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.10%) Software Engineering
4 37 (17.62%) Mentoring
5 36 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 35 (16.67%) DevOps
7 33 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 33 (15.71%) TDD
8 31 (14.76%) Business Development
9 30 (14.29%) Android Development
9 30 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
10 28 (13.33%) Concurrent Programming
10 28 (13.33%) Multithreading
11 26 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (11.43%) Analytics
12 24 (11.43%) Artificial Intelligence
13 22 (10.48%) Data Analytics
14 20 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (8.57%) Server Building
15 18 (8.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.10%) Python
2 54 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 37 (17.62%) SQL
4 36 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 35 (16.67%) C++
6 32 (15.24%) C
6 32 (15.24%) Java
7 30 (14.29%) Kotlin
8 16 (7.62%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.29%) Perl
10 7 (3.33%) Ruby
11 5 (2.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 56 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 50 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 29 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 19 (9.05%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (9.05%) MCSA
6 17 (8.10%) MCSE
7 15 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.38%) MCP
10 4 (1.90%) Degree
10 4 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.43%) CCNP
11 3 (1.43%) VCAP
12 2 (0.95%) CCNA
12 2 (0.95%) CCSE
12 2 (0.95%) MCITP
12 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.48%) CEH
13 1 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.67%) SLA
2 7 (3.33%) PMO
3 5 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 116 (55.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 54 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
4 43 (20.48%) Hyper-V
5 39 (18.57%) Docker
5 39 (18.57%) vCloud
6 35 (16.67%) VirtualBox
7 34 (16.19%) VMware NSX
8 26 (12.38%) XenDesktop
9 16 (7.62%) XenApp
10 15 (7.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 8 (3.81%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.95%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.95%) HDFS
15 1 (0.48%) GPFS
15 1 (0.48%) NFS
15 1 (0.48%) PowerDNS
15 1 (0.48%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 49 (23.33%) Ansible
2 21 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 15 (7.14%) vRealize
4 12 (5.71%) XenMobile
5 10 (4.76%) Puppet
6 9 (4.29%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.81%) Backup Exec
8 7 (3.33%) Kubernetes
9 6 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.38%) Nagios
10 5 (2.38%) Salt
11 4 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.90%) SCCM
11 4 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.90%) WSUS
12 2 (0.95%) Check_MK
12 2 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.95%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.95%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 175 (83.33%) VMware
2 94 (44.76%) Microsoft
3 59 (28.10%) Cisco
4 31 (14.76%) Citrix
5 30 (14.29%) Samsung
6 24 (11.43%) Veeam
7 19 (9.05%) HP
8 14 (6.67%) IBM
8 14 (6.67%) NetApp
9 11 (5.24%) Red Hat
10 10 (4.76%) Google
11 9 (4.29%) Symantec
12 7 (3.33%) Dell
13 6 (2.86%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.86%) EMC
13 6 (2.86%) Riverbed
13 6 (2.86%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.38%) F5
15 3 (1.43%) ESET
15 3 (1.43%) Juniper