The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 175 112 160
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +48
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 91 143 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 2.00% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 9.75% 18.92% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 77 118 126
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
933 756 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.30% 10.59% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 742 625 870
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

vSphere
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

vSphere Salary Trend in the East of England

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in the East of England

vSphere
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 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
Hertfordshire -6 36 £37,500 -23.07% 2
Cambridgeshire -27 30 £42,000 -2.32% 7
Bedfordshire -31 19 £30,000 -40.00%
Essex 0 8 £50,000 -20.00%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 195 (97.01%) VMware
2 122 (60.70%) Windows
3 102 (50.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (43.78%) Citrix
5 82 (40.80%) SAN
6 80 (39.80%) DNS
6 80 (39.80%) Microsoft
7 76 (37.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 70 (34.83%) DHCP
9 67 (33.33%) SQL
10 66 (32.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 64 (31.84%) Firewall
12 62 (30.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 57 (28.36%) Cisco
14 56 (27.86%) Active Directory
15 54 (26.87%) MS Excel
16 53 (26.37%) Symantec
17 52 (25.87%) WAN
18 50 (24.88%) HP
18 50 (24.88%) XenApp
19 49 (24.38%) MCSE
20 48 (23.88%) VMware ESX
21 46 (22.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 46 (22.89%) LAN
21 46 (22.89%) EMC
22 45 (22.39%) NetApp
23 44 (21.89%) Linux
24 41 (20.40%) VPN
24 41 (20.40%) Backup Exec
25 40 (19.90%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 38 (18.91%) Lotus Domino
1 38 (18.91%) MS Exchange
2 37 (18.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (15.92%) IIS
4 27 (13.43%) Apache
5 25 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (7.46%) Lync
8 14 (6.97%) SharePoint
9 12 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (3.48%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (2.49%) WebLogic
11 5 (2.49%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.99%) Documentum
12 4 (1.99%) SAS
12 4 (1.99%) LiveCycle
13 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 54 (26.87%) MS Excel
2 27 (13.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (4.98%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.99%) Office 365
3 5 (2.49%) SaaS
4 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (40.80%) SAN
2 80 (39.80%) DNS
3 70 (34.83%) DHCP
4 64 (31.84%) Firewall
5 52 (25.87%) WAN
6 46 (22.89%) LAN
7 41 (20.40%) VPN
8 32 (15.92%) Wi-Fi
9 20 (9.95%) iSCSI
10 19 (9.45%) TCP/IP
11 11 (5.47%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (3.98%) VLAN
13 7 (3.48%) NAS
13 7 (3.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (3.48%) VoIP
14 6 (2.99%) NetScaler
14 6 (2.99%) Network Security
14 6 (2.99%) Wireless
14 6 (2.99%) IP Telephony
15 5 (2.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.46%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.97%) MySQL
4 12 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Ant
1 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.00%) Subversion
2 2 (1.00%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (6.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (5.97%) Finance
3 5 (2.49%) Retail
4 4 (1.99%) Back Office
5 3 (1.49%) Banking
5 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (17.41%) Consultant
2 35 (17.41%) Network Engineer
3 33 (16.42%) Network Support
4 31 (15.42%) Support Engineer
4 31 (15.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (11.44%) Analyst
6 22 (10.95%) Support Analyst
6 22 (10.95%) Administrator
6 22 (10.95%) PC Support
6 22 (10.95%) PC Engineer
7 20 (9.95%) Server Engineer
8 18 (8.96%) Server Support
8 18 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (7.96%) Network Analyst
9 16 (7.96%) Network Support Analyst
10 14 (6.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 14 (6.97%) Linux Administrator
11 13 (6.47%) Network Support Engineer
11 13 (6.47%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.99%) XML
2 3 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) XSLT
3 1 (0.50%) Middleware
3 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.50%) Ajax
3 1 (0.50%) REST
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) COM
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.91%) Blackberry
2 32 (15.92%) SecurID
3 16 (7.96%) PKI
4 10 (4.98%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.98%) Thin Client
4 10 (4.98%) FlexPod
5 7 (3.48%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.48%) CLARiiON
6 6 (2.99%) EqualLogic
6 6 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.49%) Clustering
7 5 (2.49%) Replication
8 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.00%) User Experience
9 2 (1.00%) HACMP
9 2 (1.00%) FMCG
9 2 (1.00%) HP Superdome
9 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 122 (60.70%) Windows
2 76 (37.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (32.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (21.89%) Linux
5 32 (15.92%) VMS
5 32 (15.92%) Android
5 32 (15.92%) Windows Phone 8
5 32 (15.92%) Windows Phone
6 23 (11.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (11.44%) Windows 7
7 19 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (6.97%) CentOS
9 11 (5.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (4.98%) Windows XP
11 9 (4.48%) UNIX
12 6 (2.99%) Solaris
13 5 (2.49%) AIX
14 2 (1.00%) HPUX
14 2 (1.00%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.90%) ITIL
2 32 (15.92%) Migration
3 19 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (6.47%) Data Analysis
5 12 (5.97%) ERP
5 12 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (5.97%) Time Management
6 11 (5.47%) Mentoring
6 11 (5.47%) Load Balancing
7 7 (3.48%) Change Management
7 7 (3.48%) PRINCE2
8 6 (2.99%) Service Management
8 6 (2.99%) Business Continuity
8 6 (2.99%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.49%) Coaching
9 5 (2.49%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.49%) Project Management
9 5 (2.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (2.49%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (1.99%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (33.33%) SQL
2 20 (9.95%) Perl
3 14 (6.97%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.98%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.49%) Python
6 4 (1.99%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.99%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.49%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.49%) C-shell
8 2 (1.00%) Korn
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) C#
9 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 62 (30.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (24.38%) MCSE
3 46 (22.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (9.45%) VCP5
5 18 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (7.96%) MCITP
7 13 (6.47%) OCP
7 13 (6.47%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (6.47%) RHCE
7 13 (6.47%) NCDA
8 12 (5.97%) NCIE
8 12 (5.97%) VCAP
8 12 (5.97%) CCNA
9 11 (5.47%) CCNP
10 9 (4.48%) Degree
11 8 (3.98%) MCTS
12 7 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (2.99%) MCSA
14 5 (2.49%) MCP
15 4 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (50.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (27.86%) Active Directory
3 50 (24.88%) XenApp
4 48 (23.88%) VMware ESX
5 36 (17.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 35 (17.41%) Hyper-V
7 27 (13.43%) XenDesktop
8 15 (7.46%) XenServer
9 13 (6.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 12 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (3.98%) VMware Server
13 6 (2.99%) vCloud
14 5 (2.49%) NFS
15 4 (1.99%) Terminal Services
16 3 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (1.49%) VMFS
17 2 (1.00%) PowerHA
17 2 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 2 (1.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 41 (20.40%) Backup Exec
2 32 (15.92%) McAfee ePO
3 24 (11.94%) SCCM
4 22 (10.95%) EMC NetWorker
5 21 (10.45%) SCOM
6 13 (6.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (3.98%) NetBackup
8 7 (3.48%) HP SIM
8 7 (3.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (2.49%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.49%) Puppet
10 3 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.00%) Legato
11 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (1.00%) WSUS
11 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.00%) Ansible
12 1 (0.50%) Opsview
12 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 195 (97.01%) VMware
2 88 (43.78%) Citrix
3 80 (39.80%) Microsoft
4 57 (28.36%) Cisco
5 53 (26.37%) Symantec
6 50 (24.88%) HP
7 46 (22.89%) EMC
8 45 (22.39%) NetApp
9 39 (19.40%) Oracle
10 37 (18.41%) Lotus
11 36 (17.91%) McAfee
12 32 (15.92%) Clearswift
13 29 (14.43%) Dell
14 28 (13.93%) Red Hat
15 20 (9.95%) IBM
16 11 (5.47%) Juniper
17 10 (4.98%) SAP
17 10 (4.98%) CommVault
17 10 (4.98%) WatchGuard
18 7 (3.48%) Veeam
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