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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 141 137 129
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 30 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.81% 1.22% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 9.49% 10.28% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 35
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
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
316 399 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.56% 11.84% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 272 346 299
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 0 13 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Leicestershire +6 9 £30,000 -21.05% 3
Northamptonshire -23 4 £34,250 -31.50%
Lincolnshire +10 1 - -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 53 (96.36%) VMware
2 45 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (58.18%) Windows
3 32 (58.18%) Citrix
4 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
5 23 (41.82%) SAN
5 23 (41.82%) NetApp
6 21 (38.18%) Cisco
6 21 (38.18%) XenApp
7 19 (34.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
9 16 (29.09%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (27.27%) CCA
10 15 (27.27%) XenDesktop
10 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
11 13 (23.64%) NetScaler
11 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (23.64%) HP
12 12 (21.82%) SQL
12 12 (21.82%) MCTS
12 12 (21.82%) XenServer
13 11 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (20.00%) CCEE
13 11 (20.00%) vCloud
13 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 10 (18.18%) DNS
14 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
14 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (18.18%) XenMobile

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.27%) IIS
5 3 (5.45%) Lync
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) SAN
2 13 (23.64%) NetScaler
3 10 (18.18%) DNS
4 9 (16.36%) Firewall
5 7 (12.73%) DHCP
5 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.91%) iSCSI
7 4 (7.27%) LAN
7 4 (7.27%) WAN
8 3 (5.45%) VoIP
8 3 (5.45%) VPN
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (5.45%) DSL
8 3 (5.45%) NetScreen
9 2 (3.64%) Wireless
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.64%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.82%) NAS
10 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) DB2
2 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) German Language
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Consultant
2 16 (29.09%) Support Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (14.55%) Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Server Support
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) IT Support
8 3 (5.45%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Replication
1 6 (10.91%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (58.18%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.64%) Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) ITIL
1 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
2 6 (10.91%) Project Management
3 5 (9.09%) Change Management
3 5 (9.09%) CRM
3 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.45%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.64%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.64%) Workflow
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.82%) Email Management
6 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (29.09%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (27.27%) CCA
4 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (21.82%) MCTS
6 11 (20.00%) CCEE
7 9 (16.36%) VCAP
8 8 (14.55%) MCITP
8 8 (14.55%) MCSE
9 6 (10.91%) VCP5
10 5 (9.09%) CCIA
10 5 (9.09%) CCEA
10 5 (9.09%) VCP4
11 4 (7.27%) Degree
11 4 (7.27%) VCDX
12 2 (3.64%) NCDA
12 2 (3.64%) NCIE
12 2 (3.64%) VTSP
13 1 (1.82%) CCAA
13 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (38.18%) XenApp
3 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
4 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 15 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 12 (21.82%) XenServer
6 11 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (20.00%) vCloud
7 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
8 5 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.64%) Firmware
9 2 (3.64%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) XenMobile
2 6 (10.91%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.45%) SCCM
4 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.64%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (96.36%) VMware
2 32 (58.18%) Citrix
3 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
4 23 (41.82%) NetApp
5 21 (38.18%) Cisco
6 13 (23.64%) HP
7 8 (14.55%) EMC
8 5 (9.09%) AppSense
8 5 (9.09%) McAfee
9 4 (7.27%) Symantec
9 4 (7.27%) CA
9 4 (7.27%) Dell
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle
9 4 (7.27%) Computacenter
10 2 (3.64%) Iron Mountain
10 2 (3.64%) Open-E
11 1 (1.82%) DataCore
11 1 (1.82%) Veeam
11 1 (1.82%) Cognizant
11 1 (1.82%) Altiris
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