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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 204 192 176
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 50 73 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 1.02% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 8.52% 8.39% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 62 85
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £31,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
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
587 870 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 9.22% 12.15% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 477 703 818
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +13 16 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Hertfordshire -6 15 £40,500 -10.00% 1
Essex +17 10 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Suffolk -4 7 £60,000 +42.85% 1
Bedfordshire -11 2 £42,500 -10.52%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 97 (94.17%) VMware
2 76 (73.79%) Windows
3 75 (72.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (63.11%) Active Directory
5 61 (59.22%) Microsoft
6 52 (50.49%) Windows Server
7 45 (43.69%) Linux
8 39 (37.86%) MS Exchange
9 37 (35.92%) Firewall
10 35 (33.98%) Citrix
11 33 (32.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (30.10%) SAN
13 30 (29.13%) Microsoft Azure
14 27 (26.21%) LAN
14 27 (26.21%) DNS
15 26 (25.24%) MS Excel
16 25 (24.27%) XenApp
16 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
17 24 (23.30%) Cisco
17 24 (23.30%) HP
18 22 (21.36%) TCP/IP
18 22 (21.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 20 (19.42%) Data Centre
20 18 (17.48%) Microsoft Certification
20 18 (17.48%) SQL
21 17 (16.50%) WAN
21 17 (16.50%) DHCP
21 17 (16.50%) Disaster Recovery
21 17 (16.50%) VMware ESX

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (37.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.71%) IIS
3 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.83%) JBoss
4 6 (5.83%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.88%) Apache
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.97%) Confluence
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (25.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (29.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.68%) Office 365
4 7 (6.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) SaaS
6 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (35.92%) Firewall
2 31 (30.10%) SAN
3 27 (26.21%) DNS
3 27 (26.21%) LAN
4 22 (21.36%) TCP/IP
5 17 (16.50%) DHCP
5 17 (16.50%) WAN
6 10 (9.71%) VPN
7 9 (8.74%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (8.74%) HTTP
8 6 (5.83%) NetScaler
8 6 (5.83%) VLAN
9 5 (4.85%) NAS
9 5 (4.85%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (4.85%) Unified Communications
10 4 (3.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (3.88%) Ethernet
10 4 (3.88%) Internet
10 4 (3.88%) SNMP
11 3 (2.91%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.94%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.94%) MySQL
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 7 (6.80%) Publishing
1 7 (6.80%) Retail
2 5 (4.85%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (40.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (18.45%) VMware Engineer
3 14 (13.59%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (12.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Data Centre Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) IT Support
7 8 (7.77%) Consultant
7 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (6.80%) Architect
8 7 (6.80%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) Web Services
2 6 (5.83%) .NET
3 4 (3.88%) Middleware
4 3 (2.91%) JMS
4 3 (2.91%) JSON
4 3 (2.91%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.91%) REST
4 3 (2.91%) SOAP
4 3 (2.91%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (2.91%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.91%) XML
4 3 (2.91%) XSD
4 3 (2.91%) XSLT
5 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.94%) Flash
5 2 (1.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.62%) Fat Client
2 13 (12.62%) Thin Client
3 11 (10.68%) EMC VNX
4 8 (7.77%) Replication
5 7 (6.80%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.85%) Clustering
6 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.85%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.88%) e-Health
8 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.91%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.91%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.97%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (73.79%) Windows
2 52 (50.49%) Windows Server
3 45 (43.69%) Linux
4 33 (32.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (12.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (11.65%) Unix
7 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.74%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.83%) Windows 10
9 6 (5.83%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.85%) Solaris
11 3 (2.91%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (2.91%) Android
12 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (13.59%) E-Commerce
2 14 (13.59%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
4 11 (10.68%) High Availability
5 10 (9.71%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (8.74%) Change Management
7 8 (7.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 8 (7.77%) Migration
8 7 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (6.80%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (5.83%) ITIL
9 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.85%) Application Virtualisation
10 5 (4.85%) Presales
10 5 (4.85%) Process Improvement
11 4 (3.88%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 4 (3.88%) SDLC
11 4 (3.88%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.48%) SQL
2 15 (14.56%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.80%) VB
4 5 (4.85%) Java
5 4 (3.88%) Perl
5 4 (3.88%) VBScript
6 3 (2.91%) Python
7 2 (1.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (21.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (17.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.71%) MCSE
4 6 (5.83%) VCAP
4 6 (5.83%) VCDX
5 4 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.88%) Degree
5 4 (3.88%) MCSA
5 4 (3.88%) RHCE
5 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.94%) CCNA
6 2 (1.94%) MCP
7 1 (0.97%) CCA
7 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.97%) EMCISA
7 1 (0.97%) EMCSA
7 1 (0.97%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (72.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (63.11%) Active Directory
3 25 (24.27%) XenApp
4 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
5 17 (16.50%) VMware ESX
6 15 (14.56%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (7.77%) vCloud
7 8 (7.77%) XenDesktop
8 6 (5.83%) Terminal Services
8 6 (5.83%) XenServer
9 4 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.91%) iptables
10 3 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.91%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) SCCM
1 9 (8.74%) vRealize
2 6 (5.83%) Puppet
3 4 (3.88%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.88%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (3.88%) Nagios
3 4 (3.88%) OpenView
3 4 (3.88%) SCOM
3 4 (3.88%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (2.91%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.91%) Simpana
5 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 97 (94.17%) VMware
2 61 (59.22%) Microsoft
3 35 (33.98%) Citrix
4 24 (23.30%) Cisco
4 24 (23.30%) HP
5 14 (13.59%) Red Hat
6 13 (12.62%) Dell
7 12 (11.65%) EMC
8 10 (9.71%) NetApp
9 9 (8.74%) CA
9 9 (8.74%) Veeam
10 7 (6.80%) IBM
10 7 (6.80%) Oracle
11 6 (5.83%) Computacenter
12 5 (4.85%) Symantec
13 4 (3.88%) BMC
13 4 (3.88%) Compuware
13 4 (3.88%) Dynatrace
13 4 (3.88%) Nimsoft
14 3 (2.91%) WSO2
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