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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 144 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 21 54 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.67% 1.50% 1.47%
As % of the System Software category 5.19% 16.51% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 50 30
Average salary £41,250 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
405 327 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.87% 9.08% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 363 268 272
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 17 £41,250 -6.25% 1
Derbyshire +12 2 £43,500 -13.00%
Northamptonshire -8 2 £40,000 -42.85% 1
Leicestershire -1 1 £37,500 -1.31% 2
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 43 (91.49%) VMware
2 36 (76.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (63.83%) Windows
4 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
5 22 (46.81%) Citrix
6 20 (42.55%) Cisco
7 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (29.79%) XenApp
9 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
10 12 (25.53%) SAN
10 12 (25.53%) DNS
10 12 (25.53%) ITIL
10 12 (25.53%) Finance
11 11 (23.40%) Linux
11 11 (23.40%) NetApp
12 10 (21.28%) Incident Management
12 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (19.15%) vCloud
13 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
13 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
14 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
14 8 (17.02%) CCA
14 8 (17.02%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (17.02%) Firewall
14 8 (17.02%) Replication
14 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
14 8 (17.02%) XenServer
14 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
14 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Lync
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) SAN
1 12 (25.53%) DNS
2 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.02%) Firewall
4 7 (14.89%) NetScaler
4 7 (14.89%) DHCP
5 5 (10.64%) WAN
6 4 (8.51%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (8.51%) LAN
7 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.26%) DSL
8 2 (4.26%) VoIP
8 2 (4.26%) VPN
9 1 (2.13%) Wireless
9 1 (2.13%) VLAN
9 1 (2.13%) NetScreen
9 1 (2.13%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) DB2
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Consultant
2 10 (21.28%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Server Support
5 5 (10.64%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Replication
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (23.40%) Linux
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Incident Management
3 7 (14.89%) Project Management
4 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 5 (10.64%) CRM
6 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.26%) Workflow
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
8 1 (2.13%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.13%) ETL
8 1 (2.13%) Email Management
8 1 (2.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) CCA
1 8 (17.02%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (14.89%) CCEE
3 6 (12.77%) Degree
4 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (10.64%) CCEA
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.64%) CCIA
5 4 (8.51%) MCITP
6 3 (6.38%) MCTS
6 3 (6.38%) MCSE
7 2 (4.26%) VCP5
8 1 (2.13%) MCSA
8 1 (2.13%) CCNA
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.13%) VCAP
8 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (76.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (29.79%) XenApp
3 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
4 9 (19.15%) vCloud
4 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
5 8 (17.02%) XenServer
5 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
5 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
6 5 (10.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (8.51%) Firmware
8 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.13%) KVM
8 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) XenMobile
2 6 (12.77%) WSUS
3 4 (8.51%) EdgeSight
4 3 (6.38%) SCCM
4 3 (6.38%) SCVMM
4 3 (6.38%) HP SIM
5 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.26%) ARCserve
5 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (91.49%) VMware
2 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
3 22 (46.81%) Citrix
4 20 (42.55%) Cisco
5 11 (23.40%) NetApp
6 7 (14.89%) HP
7 5 (10.64%) EMC
8 4 (8.51%) CA
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle
9 3 (6.38%) Symantec
10 2 (4.26%) Iron Mountain
10 2 (4.26%) Cognizant
10 2 (4.26%) Dell
10 2 (4.26%) AppSense
11 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.13%) Lotus
11 1 (2.13%) Open-E
11 1 (2.13%) Veeam
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago