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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 140 139 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 35 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.96% 1.18% 1.49%
As % of the System Software category 10.67% 9.57% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 31
Average salary £41,250 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.55% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
328 439 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.02% 12.30% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 281 367 269
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +28 23 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leicestershire -6 5 £27,500 -24.65% 1
Northamptonshire -16 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Derbyshire +5 1 £43,500 +16.00%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 56 (93.33%) VMware
2 46 (76.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (60.00%) Windows
4 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 29 (48.33%) Citrix
6 22 (36.67%) Cisco
7 20 (33.33%) SAN
7 20 (33.33%) NetApp
8 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 18 (30.00%) XenApp
9 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
10 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (23.33%) CCA
11 14 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (23.33%) DNS
12 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (21.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (20.00%) HP
13 12 (20.00%) SQL
13 12 (20.00%) XenDesktop
13 12 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (20.00%) vCloud
13 12 (20.00%) NetScaler
14 11 (18.33%) XenServer
14 11 (18.33%) ITIL
14 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
14 11 (18.33%) MCTS
14 11 (18.33%) Incident Management
15 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 10 (16.67%) PowerShell

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.67%) Lync
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) SAN
2 14 (23.33%) DNS
3 12 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 9 (15.00%) Firewall
4 9 (15.00%) DHCP
4 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 4 (6.67%) LAN
6 4 (6.67%) WAN
6 4 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.00%) DSL
7 3 (5.00%) NetScreen
7 3 (5.00%) VoIP
7 3 (5.00%) VPN
8 2 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (3.33%) Wireless
9 1 (1.67%) VLAN
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) DB2
2 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (20.00%) Consultant
4 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Server Support
8 5 (8.33%) Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Architect
9 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Server Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) COM
3 1 (1.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Replication
2 5 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.00%) Linux
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) ITIL
1 11 (18.33%) Incident Management
2 7 (11.67%) Project Management
3 6 (10.00%) Change Management
4 5 (8.33%) CRM
5 4 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.33%) Workflow
8 1 (1.67%) ETL
8 1 (1.67%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.67%) Email Management
8 1 (1.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) CCA
1 14 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (21.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (18.33%) MCTS
4 10 (16.67%) CCEE
5 9 (15.00%) MCITP
6 8 (13.33%) MCSE
7 5 (8.33%) CCIA
7 5 (8.33%) VCP5
7 5 (8.33%) Degree
7 5 (8.33%) CCEA
8 4 (6.67%) VCP4
8 4 (6.67%) VCAP
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.67%) MCSA
9 1 (1.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (76.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (30.00%) XenApp
2 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 12 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 12 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (20.00%) vCloud
5 11 (18.33%) XenServer
6 7 (11.67%) VMware ESX
7 6 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (6.67%) Firmware
9 2 (3.33%) KVM
10 1 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) XenMobile
2 6 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 4 (6.67%) EdgeSight
3 4 (6.67%) WSUS
4 3 (5.00%) SCCM
4 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.33%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.67%) SCOM
6 1 (1.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 56 (93.33%) VMware
2 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (48.33%) Citrix
4 22 (36.67%) Cisco
5 20 (33.33%) NetApp
6 12 (20.00%) HP
7 8 (13.33%) EMC
8 5 (8.33%) AppSense
9 4 (6.67%) CA
9 4 (6.67%) Oracle
9 4 (6.67%) Symantec
10 3 (5.00%) McAfee
11 2 (3.33%) Iron Mountain
11 2 (3.33%) Open-E
11 2 (3.33%) Dell
11 2 (3.33%) Computacenter
12 1 (1.67%) Veeam
12 1 (1.67%) Lotus
12 1 (1.67%) Apple
12 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
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