The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 149 124 140
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 28 46 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.78% 1.42% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 9.52% 12.96% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 28
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

System Software Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
294 355 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.18% 10.96% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 242 309 360
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

vSphere
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

vSphere Salary Trend in the East Midlands

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

vSphere
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -15 11 £57,500 +58.62% 2
Leicestershire +8 9 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Northamptonshire -30 6 £62,500 +37.36%
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Derbyshire -21 1 - -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 56 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (68.75%) Windows
4 40 (62.50%) Citrix
5 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
6 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 27 (42.19%) SAN
7 27 (42.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (39.06%) XenApp
9 24 (37.50%) HP
9 24 (37.50%) NetApp
9 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (35.94%) MS Exchange
10 23 (35.94%) Hyper-V
11 21 (32.81%) Cisco
12 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
14 17 (26.56%) SQL
14 17 (26.56%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 16 (25.00%) XenDesktop
15 16 (25.00%) VCAP
15 16 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (23.44%) CCA
17 14 (21.88%) DNS
17 14 (21.88%) MCTS
17 14 (21.88%) Incident Management
17 14 (21.88%) XenServer
17 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (35.94%) MS Exchange
2 16 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (20.31%) IIS
4 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.81%) Lync
6 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) SAN
2 14 (21.88%) DNS
3 13 (20.31%) NetScaler
4 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.06%) DHCP
5 9 (14.06%) Firewall
6 7 (10.94%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (9.38%) Internet
8 5 (7.81%) NetScreen
8 5 (7.81%) Wireless
9 4 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (6.25%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.13%) NAS
10 2 (3.13%) VoIP
11 1 (1.56%) VPN
11 1 (1.56%) DSL
11 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.56%) German Language
2 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Consultant
2 16 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) FlexPod Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) Storage Consultant
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) IT Support
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Clustering
2 6 (9.38%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.56%) Celerra
3 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.63%) Windows 8
6 9 (14.06%) Windows XP
7 8 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 6 (9.38%) Linux
9 5 (7.81%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Incident Management
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL
3 7 (10.94%) Business Continuity
3 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
3 7 (10.94%) Data Protection
3 7 (10.94%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (7.81%) Change Management
4 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.69%) CRM
5 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.56%) Logistics
6 1 (1.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.56%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 17 (26.56%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (26.56%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (25.00%) VCAP
4 15 (23.44%) CCA
5 14 (21.88%) MCTS
6 12 (18.75%) CCEE
7 10 (15.63%) VCDX
8 9 (14.06%) MCITP
9 8 (12.50%) MCSE
10 7 (10.94%) NCDA
10 7 (10.94%) NCIE
11 6 (9.38%) VTSP
11 6 (9.38%) VCP5
12 5 (7.81%) CCIA
12 5 (7.81%) VCP4
13 3 (4.69%) CCEA
14 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (1.56%) MCSA
14 1 (1.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 25 (39.06%) XenApp
4 23 (35.94%) Hyper-V
5 16 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 14 (21.88%) XenServer
7 11 (17.19%) VMware ESX
8 10 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (7.81%) vCloud
11 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
12 2 (3.13%) KVM
13 1 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (1.56%) UAG
13 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) SCCM
2 7 (10.94%) SCOM
3 6 (9.38%) SCVMM
3 6 (9.38%) XenMobile
4 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (62.50%) Citrix
3 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
4 24 (37.50%) HP
4 24 (37.50%) NetApp
5 21 (32.81%) Cisco
6 9 (14.06%) EMC
7 7 (10.94%) Dell
7 7 (10.94%) McAfee
8 6 (9.38%) AppSense
8 6 (9.38%) Computacenter
9 5 (7.81%) Altiris
10 4 (6.25%) Open-E
10 4 (6.25%) Symantec
11 3 (4.69%) BMC
12 2 (3.13%) Veeam
12 2 (3.13%) Oracle
12 2 (3.13%) Meraki
13 1 (1.56%) Meru Networks
13 1 (1.56%) Lotus
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