The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 154 129 172
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +43
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 110 140 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 1.83% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 11.40% 17.65% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 88 112 98
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
965 793 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.10% 10.38% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 803 658 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
vSphere
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +18 51 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Bedfordshire -20 35 £35,000 -21.34% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 15 £42,000 -6.66% 2
Essex -23 10 £32,000 -48.80% 1
Norfolk +10 1 £37,500 +25.00%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 211 (97.69%) VMware
2 142 (65.74%) Windows
3 117 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 103 (47.69%) SAN
5 101 (46.76%) Citrix
6 99 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 96 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 87 (40.28%) DNS
8 87 (40.28%) Firewall
9 82 (37.96%) Active Directory
10 79 (36.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 77 (35.65%) DHCP
12 70 (32.41%) MS Excel
13 69 (31.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 63 (29.17%) Cisco
14 63 (29.17%) SQL
15 62 (28.70%) Symantec
16 58 (26.85%) XenApp
17 57 (26.39%) MCSE
17 57 (26.39%) Backup Exec
18 54 (25.00%) MS Exchange
19 53 (24.54%) VMware ESX
19 53 (24.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 50 (23.15%) LAN
20 50 (23.15%) WAN
20 50 (23.15%) VPN
21 49 (22.69%) Linux
22 48 (22.22%) HP
22 48 (22.22%) Blackberry
22 48 (22.22%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 46 (21.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 43 (19.91%) Lotus Domino
4 37 (17.13%) IIS
5 35 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (11.57%) Apache
7 21 (9.72%) SharePoint
8 19 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (8.80%) Lync
9 17 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (3.70%) SAS
10 8 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (3.24%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (2.31%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.85%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 70 (32.41%) MS Excel
2 35 (16.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.78%) Office 365
2 4 (1.85%) SaaS
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.46%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 103 (47.69%) SAN
2 87 (40.28%) DNS
2 87 (40.28%) Firewall
3 77 (35.65%) DHCP
4 50 (23.15%) LAN
4 50 (23.15%) WAN
4 50 (23.15%) VPN
5 37 (17.13%) Wi-Fi
6 27 (12.50%) iSCSI
7 20 (9.26%) NAS
8 17 (7.87%) TCP/IP
9 12 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (4.63%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.78%) Wireless
11 6 (2.78%) IP Telephony
11 6 (2.78%) VLAN
11 6 (2.78%) Network Security
12 4 (1.85%) VoIP
12 4 (1.85%) LDAP
12 4 (1.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.94%) Oracle Database
2 15 (6.94%) MySQL
3 13 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 11 (5.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (4.17%) Finance
3 7 (3.24%) Retail
4 5 (2.31%) Banking
5 4 (1.85%) Back Office
6 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Law
7 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (23.61%) Network Engineer
2 47 (21.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 44 (20.37%) Network Support
4 43 (19.91%) Consultant
4 43 (19.91%) Support Engineer
5 38 (17.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (15.28%) PC Engineer
6 33 (15.28%) PC Support
7 27 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
8 26 (12.04%) Server Engineer
9 25 (11.57%) Analyst
10 24 (11.11%) Support Analyst
11 23 (10.65%) Technical Consultant
12 22 (10.19%) Administrator
12 22 (10.19%) Server Support
13 20 (9.26%) PC Support Engineer
14 17 (7.87%) Network Support Analyst
14 17 (7.87%) Network Analyst
15 16 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.39%) Web Services
2 2 (0.93%) XML
3 1 (0.46%) REST
3 1 (0.46%) Middleware
3 1 (0.46%) XSLT
3 1 (0.46%) COM
3 1 (0.46%) CSS
3 1 (0.46%) SOAP
3 1 (0.46%) .NET
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 37 (17.13%) SecurID
3 14 (6.48%) PKI
4 13 (6.02%) FlexPod
5 9 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.17%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.24%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.24%) CLARiiON
7 6 (2.78%) Clustering
7 6 (2.78%) EqualLogic
8 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.39%) Replication
10 2 (0.93%) HACMP
10 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.93%) HP Superdome
11 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.46%) Streaming Music
11 1 (0.46%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 142 (65.74%) Windows
2 96 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (36.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (22.69%) Linux
5 37 (17.13%) VMS
5 37 (17.13%) Android
5 37 (17.13%) Windows Phone 8
5 37 (17.13%) Windows Phone
6 27 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 21 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.56%) CentOS
10 11 (5.09%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (3.70%) UNIX
11 8 (3.70%) Windows XP
12 7 (3.24%) Solaris
13 5 (2.31%) AIX
14 4 (1.85%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.39%) HPUX
15 3 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.20%) ITIL
2 28 (12.96%) Migration
3 15 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (6.94%) Time Management
4 12 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.09%) Data Analysis
6 9 (4.17%) ERP
6 9 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 9 (4.17%) Change Management
7 8 (3.70%) Network Design
8 7 (3.24%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.78%) Service Management
9 6 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (2.78%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.78%) Capacity Management
10 5 (2.31%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.31%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.31%) Project Management
10 5 (2.31%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (1.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 63 (29.17%) SQL
2 17 (7.87%) Perl
3 12 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.31%) Python
6 4 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.39%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.39%) C-shell
7 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.46%) C
8 1 (0.46%) C#
8 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 69 (31.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (26.39%) MCSE
3 53 (24.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (9.26%) NCDA
5 19 (8.80%) MCITP
5 19 (8.80%) NCIE
5 19 (8.80%) VCP5
6 17 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (7.41%) CCNA
7 16 (7.41%) VCAP
8 12 (5.56%) RHCE
9 11 (5.09%) OCP
9 11 (5.09%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (4.63%) CCNP
11 8 (3.70%) Degree
11 8 (3.70%) MCTS
12 7 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (3.24%) MCP
13 6 (2.78%) MCSA
14 4 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 117 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (37.96%) Active Directory
3 58 (26.85%) XenApp
4 53 (24.54%) VMware ESX
5 44 (20.37%) Hyper-V
6 41 (18.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 36 (16.67%) XenDesktop
8 24 (11.11%) XenServer
9 13 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (5.09%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (4.17%) VMware Server
13 6 (2.78%) vCloud
14 5 (2.31%) NFS
15 4 (1.85%) Terminal Services
16 3 (1.39%) VMFS
16 3 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
17 2 (0.93%) PowerHA
17 2 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 57 (26.39%) Backup Exec
2 37 (17.13%) McAfee ePO
3 31 (14.35%) SCCM
4 24 (11.11%) SCOM
5 18 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (5.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (5.09%) NetBackup
7 7 (3.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (3.24%) HP SIM
7 7 (3.24%) ARCserve
8 4 (1.85%) Puppet
9 3 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.39%) WSUS
10 2 (0.93%) Nagios
10 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.93%) Legato
11 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.46%) Cacti
11 1 (0.46%) Opsview
Vendors
1 211 (97.69%) VMware
2 101 (46.76%) Citrix
3 99 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 63 (29.17%) Cisco
5 62 (28.70%) Symantec
6 48 (22.22%) HP
6 48 (22.22%) NetApp
7 44 (20.37%) EMC
8 42 (19.44%) Lotus
9 41 (18.98%) McAfee
10 37 (17.13%) Clearswift
11 35 (16.20%) Oracle
12 33 (15.28%) Dell
13 27 (12.50%) Red Hat
14 22 (10.19%) Juniper
14 22 (10.19%) IBM
15 21 (9.72%) WatchGuard
16 14 (6.48%) Veeam
17 10 (4.63%) CommVault
18 9 (4.17%) Veritas
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