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

VMware vSphere
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 203 193
Rank change year-on-year -48 -10  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 133 274 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 1.50% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 6.46% 10.75% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 111 231 315
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 2058 2548 3045
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 14.00% 13.98% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 2214 2538
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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 June 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 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
Surrey +50 35 £57,500 +4.54% 7
Berkshire -66 30 £52,500 - 3
Hampshire -13 24 £45,000 +2.27% 4
Oxfordshire +21 20 £34,500 -26.59%
Kent +1 9 £42,500 +6.25% 3
West Sussex +7 8 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Middlesex +5 2 £37,500 -31.81%
East Sussex -11 2 £45,000 +6.50% 1
vSphere
England

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

1 232 (94.31%) VMware
2 189 (76.83%) Windows
3 142 (57.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 141 (57.32%) Windows Server
5 122 (49.59%) Active Directory
6 90 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 88 (35.77%) Firewall
8 87 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 82 (33.33%) Linux
10 80 (32.52%) Cisco
10 80 (32.52%) Microsoft
11 78 (31.71%) SAN
12 58 (23.58%) ITIL
13 56 (22.76%) Office 365
14 52 (21.14%) PowerShell
15 49 (19.92%) DNS
16 45 (18.29%) Citrix
17 44 (17.89%) VMware ESXi
17 44 (17.89%) DevOps
18 43 (17.48%) MS Exchange
19 42 (17.07%) Data Centre
19 42 (17.07%) Hyper-V
20 41 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
20 41 (16.67%) SQL
21 37 (15.04%) SQL Server
21 37 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
22 36 (14.63%) HP
23 35 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
23 35 (14.23%) Veeam
23 35 (14.23%) Opscode Chef

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 43 (17.48%) MS Exchange
2 30 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.10%) IIS
5 14 (5.69%) Skype for Business
6 11 (4.47%) SAS
7 10 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.44%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.03%) Apache
9 5 (2.03%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (22.76%) Office 365
2 37 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (3.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (3.25%) SaaS
7 7 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.44%) PaaS
9 5 (2.03%) IaaS
10 4 (1.63%) Heroku
11 3 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (1.22%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 88 (35.77%) Firewall
2 78 (31.71%) SAN
3 49 (19.92%) DNS
4 31 (12.60%) iSCSI
4 31 (12.60%) LAN
4 31 (12.60%) WAN
5 29 (11.79%) DHCP
6 27 (10.98%) TCP/IP
7 19 (7.72%) Internet
8 17 (6.91%) Network Security
9 15 (6.10%) Skype
9 15 (6.10%) VLAN
9 15 (6.10%) VPN
10 14 (5.69%) Wireless
11 9 (3.66%) NAS
12 7 (2.85%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (2.44%) VoIP
13 6 (2.44%) VSAN
14 5 (2.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.07%) Redis
3 9 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.44%) MySQL
5 3 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (4.47%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (2.85%) Vagrant
3 6 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.03%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.63%) Selenium
5 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (10.57%) Finance
2 8 (3.25%) Banking
3 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.81%) Advertising
5 2 (0.81%) Law
5 2 (0.81%) Military
5 2 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.41%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (28.05%) Support Engineer
2 68 (27.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (18.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 41 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 35 (14.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 35 (14.23%) Infrastructure Support
6 32 (13.01%) Administrator
7 31 (12.60%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 30 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
9 29 (11.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (8.94%) Analyst
11 20 (8.13%) Cloud Engineer
11 20 (8.13%) IT Support
12 19 (7.72%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
13 18 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
14 17 (6.91%) VMware Engineer
15 16 (6.50%) Architect
15 16 (6.50%) Server Engineer
15 16 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
16 15 (6.10%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.85%) Web Services
2 5 (2.03%) Middleware
3 4 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.22%) .NET
4 3 (1.22%) REST
5 2 (0.81%) JSON
5 2 (0.81%) LAMP
6 1 (0.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.32%) EMC VNX
3 17 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (4.88%) Replication
6 11 (4.47%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.07%) Blackberry
7 10 (4.07%) Clustering
7 10 (4.07%) PKI
8 9 (3.66%) Driving Licence
9 8 (3.25%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (2.85%) Cyber Attack
11 6 (2.44%) Private Cloud
12 5 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.63%) Grid Computing
13 4 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (1.63%) Virtual Team
14 3 (1.22%) FlexPod
14 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 189 (76.83%) Windows
2 141 (57.32%) Windows Server
3 90 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (33.33%) Linux
6 26 (10.57%) Windows 7
7 24 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (8.54%) CentOS
9 20 (8.13%) Windows 10
10 15 (6.10%) Windows 8
11 13 (5.28%) Solaris
12 12 (4.88%) Apple iOS
13 11 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (3.66%) Mac OS
14 9 (3.66%) Mac OS X
14 9 (3.66%) Unix
15 8 (3.25%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.63%) Windows XP
17 3 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (1.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.58%) ITIL
2 44 (17.89%) DevOps
3 29 (11.79%) Migration
4 26 (10.57%) High Availability
5 21 (8.54%) Presales
6 20 (8.13%) Customer Requirements
7 18 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 16 (6.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (6.50%) Service Management
9 15 (6.10%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (6.10%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.10%) Time Management
10 14 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (5.28%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (4.47%) Business Continuity
13 11 (4.47%) Configuration Management
13 11 (4.47%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.14%) PowerShell
2 41 (16.67%) SQL
3 15 (6.10%) Python
4 12 (4.88%) Ruby
5 11 (4.47%) Go
6 8 (3.25%) Java
7 7 (2.85%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.85%) Perl
7 7 (2.85%) VB
8 6 (2.44%) C#
9 4 (1.63%) PHP
10 2 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (13.82%) MCSE
3 33 (13.41%) Security Cleared
4 30 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (9.35%) SC Cleared
7 15 (6.10%) CCNA
7 15 (6.10%) MCSA
8 7 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.44%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.44%) MCITP
9 6 (2.44%) MCP
9 6 (2.44%) MCTS
10 4 (1.63%) CCA
10 4 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.63%) VCAP
11 3 (1.22%) NCDA
12 2 (0.81%) CISSP
12 2 (0.81%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.81%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.38%) SLA
2 12 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.85%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 142 (57.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (49.59%) Active Directory
3 44 (17.89%) VMware ESXi
4 42 (17.07%) Hyper-V
5 26 (10.57%) XenApp
6 20 (8.13%) Docker
7 17 (6.91%) XenDesktop
8 16 (6.50%) vCloud
9 13 (5.28%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.63%) LXC
11 4 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.63%) XenServer
12 2 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.81%) KVM
12 2 (0.81%) NFS
13 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 35 (14.23%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (13.82%) vCenter Server
3 30 (12.20%) SCCM
4 27 (10.98%) WSUS
5 25 (10.16%) Puppet
6 24 (9.76%) Backup Exec
7 22 (8.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (4.07%) FortiGate
9 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (3.66%) SCOM
9 9 (3.66%) SmoothWall
10 8 (3.25%) vMotion
11 7 (2.85%) Pingdom
12 5 (2.03%) Ansible
12 5 (2.03%) Nagios
12 5 (2.03%) vRealize
13 4 (1.63%) EdgeSight
13 4 (1.63%) Opsview
14 3 (1.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 232 (94.31%) VMware
2 80 (32.52%) Cisco
2 80 (32.52%) Microsoft
3 45 (18.29%) Citrix
4 36 (14.63%) HP
5 35 (14.23%) Veeam
6 28 (11.38%) EMC
7 26 (10.57%) Symantec
8 21 (8.54%) Dell
9 18 (7.32%) Apple
10 14 (5.69%) McAfee
10 14 (5.69%) Red Hat
10 14 (5.69%) Sophos
11 11 (4.47%) NetApp
11 11 (4.47%) WatchGuard
12 10 (4.07%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.66%) Kaspersky
14 8 (3.25%) EqualLogic
14 8 (3.25%) IBM
15 7 (2.85%) New Relic
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorking
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + flexible working + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 21 days ago