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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 149 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 31 46 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.85% 1.40% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 9.57% 12.17% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 30
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
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
324 378 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.84% 11.52% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 273 333 345
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 £25,000 £24,049 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 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 1 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
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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 -4 13 £68,750 +89.65% 2
Leicestershire +6 10 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Northamptonshire -28 5 £40,000 -16.23%
Derbyshire -23 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 67 (98.53%) VMware
2 58 (85.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (67.65%) Windows
4 41 (60.29%) Citrix
5 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
6 29 (42.65%) SAN
7 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
7 28 (41.18%) XenApp
8 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (36.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (35.29%) NetApp
10 22 (32.35%) MS Exchange
11 21 (30.88%) Hyper-V
12 20 (29.41%) HP
12 20 (29.41%) Cisco
13 19 (27.94%) Citrix Certification
13 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (26.47%) PowerShell
14 18 (26.47%) XenDesktop
15 17 (25.00%) NetScaler
15 17 (25.00%) CCA
16 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
17 15 (22.06%) SQL
17 15 (22.06%) DNS
18 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
18 14 (20.59%) MCTS
18 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (20.59%) CCEE
18 14 (20.59%) XenServer

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (14.71%) IIS
4 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.35%) Lync
6 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.65%) SAN
2 17 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 15 (22.06%) DNS
4 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.71%) Firewall
6 9 (13.24%) DHCP
7 5 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (7.35%) Internet
7 5 (7.35%) NetScreen
7 5 (7.35%) iSCSI
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (5.88%) Wireless
9 3 (4.41%) VoIP
10 2 (2.94%) NAS
10 2 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.94%) DSL
10 2 (2.94%) WAN
10 2 (2.94%) LAN
10 2 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) DB2
General
1 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.47%) German Language
2 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Consultant
2 16 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Citrix Consultant
8 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Architect
8 5 (7.35%) VMware Consultant
8 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) FlexPod Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
10 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) FlexPod
3 3 (4.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (67.65%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (16.18%) Windows 8
6 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
6 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (8.82%) Linux
8 5 (7.35%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 9 (13.24%) ITIL
3 7 (10.29%) Change Management
3 7 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (10.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
4 6 (8.82%) Business Continuity
5 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.35%) CRM
6 3 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.41%) Project Management
7 2 (2.94%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.47%) Logistics
8 1 (1.47%) Workflow
8 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.47%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) PowerShell
2 15 (22.06%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) VBScript
4 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (27.94%) Citrix Certification
3 17 (25.00%) CCA
4 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (20.59%) MCTS
5 14 (20.59%) CCEE
6 13 (19.12%) VCAP
7 10 (14.71%) MCITP
7 10 (14.71%) MCSE
8 7 (10.29%) VCDX
9 6 (8.82%) CCIA
9 6 (8.82%) VCP5
10 5 (7.35%) CCEA
10 5 (7.35%) VCP4
11 4 (5.88%) NCDA
11 4 (5.88%) NCIE
11 4 (5.88%) VTSP
12 2 (2.94%) Degree
13 1 (1.47%) CCNA
13 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (85.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 28 (41.18%) XenApp
3 21 (30.88%) Hyper-V
4 18 (26.47%) XenDesktop
5 14 (20.59%) XenServer
6 10 (14.71%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (13.24%) VMware ESX
8 8 (11.76%) vCloud
9 7 (10.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.94%) KVM
10 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) XenMobile
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) SCOM
2 6 (8.82%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.47%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 67 (98.53%) VMware
2 41 (60.29%) Citrix
3 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
4 24 (35.29%) NetApp
5 20 (29.41%) HP
5 20 (29.41%) Cisco
6 8 (11.76%) EMC
7 7 (10.29%) AppSense
7 7 (10.29%) Dell
8 6 (8.82%) McAfee
9 5 (7.35%) Altiris
9 5 (7.35%) Computacenter
9 5 (7.35%) Symantec
10 4 (5.88%) Open-E
11 3 (4.41%) Oracle
12 2 (2.94%) BMC
12 2 (2.94%) CA
13 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.47%) Lotus
13 1 (1.47%) Apple
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