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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 146 161 128
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 126 115 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.66% 1.43% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 13.40% 11.29% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 72 92 119
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
- -1.84%
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
940 1019 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.42% 12.69% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 691 847 721
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 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
Hertfordshire +15 66 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Bedfordshire -14 25 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 19 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Essex -8 10 £40,000 +25.00%
Norfolk +5 3 £38,500 +2.66%
Suffolk - 3 £35,486 - 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

1 216 (99.08%) VMware
2 186 (85.32%) Windows
3 139 (63.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 136 (62.39%) Active Directory
5 119 (54.59%) Microsoft
6 116 (53.21%) MS Exchange
7 107 (49.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 107 (49.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (39.91%) Citrix
9 85 (38.99%) DNS
10 80 (36.70%) Cisco
10 80 (36.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 79 (36.24%) SQL Server
11 79 (36.24%) VMware ESX
12 76 (34.86%) Linux
12 76 (34.86%) ITIL
13 74 (33.94%) DHCP
13 74 (33.94%) Firewall
14 70 (32.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 65 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2007
15 65 (29.82%) XenApp
16 57 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2003
17 56 (25.69%) Data Centre
18 51 (23.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 49 (22.48%) HP
20 45 (20.64%) Mentoring
21 43 (19.72%) VMware ESXi
22 42 (19.27%) MS Excel
23 41 (18.81%) IIS
23 41 (18.81%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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
1 116 (53.21%) MS Exchange
2 80 (36.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 57 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 41 (18.81%) IIS
6 20 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (6.88%) JBoss
7 15 (6.88%) Tomcat
8 11 (5.05%) WebSphere
8 11 (5.05%) WebLogic
8 11 (5.05%) OpenStack
8 11 (5.05%) GlassFish
9 10 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.29%) Apache
11 3 (1.38%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.92%) Lync
12 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 32 (14.68%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) MS Project
3 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
1 34 (15.60%) Office 365
2 22 (10.09%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (5.05%) IBM SmartCloud
3 11 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 85 (38.99%) DNS
2 74 (33.94%) DHCP
2 74 (33.94%) Firewall
3 41 (18.81%) SAN
4 38 (17.43%) TCP/IP
5 31 (14.22%) VPN
6 19 (8.72%) Network Security
7 18 (8.26%) WAN
8 15 (6.88%) NAS
9 14 (6.42%) LAN
10 13 (5.96%) BIG-IP
11 12 (5.50%) VLAN
11 12 (5.50%) NetScaler
11 12 (5.50%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (4.13%) SSL
12 9 (4.13%) OSPF
13 7 (3.21%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (2.75%) BGP
14 6 (2.75%) MPLS
15 5 (2.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (36.24%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (11.01%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.83%) MySQL
6 3 (1.38%) Redis
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Subversion
1 11 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.38%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 11 (5.05%) Finance
2 5 (2.29%) Publishing
3 4 (1.83%) Games
3 4 (1.83%) Banking
3 4 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (22.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (15.14%) Analyst
3 30 (13.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (11.93%) Support Analyst
5 24 (11.01%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (9.63%) Consultant
7 19 (8.72%) Support Engineer
8 16 (7.34%) Administrator
9 14 (6.42%) Team Leader
10 13 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (5.50%) Architect
12 11 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (5.05%) Security Engineer
12 11 (5.05%) Automation Engineer
12 11 (5.05%) IT Security Engineer
12 11 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 10 (4.59%) Virtualisation Consultant
14 9 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
16 7 (3.21%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.67%) .NET
2 5 (2.29%) Web Services
2 5 (2.29%) RESTful
3 3 (1.38%) Lucene
4 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.92%) J2EE
5 1 (0.46%) Flash
5 1 (0.46%) LAMP
5 1 (0.46%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 56 (25.69%) Data Centre
2 33 (15.14%) Blackberry
3 29 (13.30%) Clustering
4 19 (8.72%) Replication
5 18 (8.26%) Handset
6 13 (5.96%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.21%) Thin Client
7 7 (3.21%) Fat Client
7 7 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.38%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.46%) CCTV
11 1 (0.46%) Streaming Music
11 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.46%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 186 (85.32%) Windows
2 107 (49.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 107 (49.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 76 (34.86%) Linux
4 70 (32.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (17.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (11.93%) UNIX
7 24 (11.01%) Windows 2000
8 8 (3.67%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.21%) Debian
10 5 (2.29%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.83%) CentOS
11 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.92%) VMS
13 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.46%) HPUX
13 1 (0.46%) Solaris
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.86%) ITIL
2 45 (20.64%) Mentoring
3 34 (15.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (13.30%) Information Security
5 25 (11.47%) Server Building
6 17 (7.80%) Load Balancing
7 15 (6.88%) Security Architecture
7 15 (6.88%) Migration
7 15 (6.88%) Patch Management
8 12 (5.50%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.05%) Security Management
9 11 (5.05%) Risk Management
9 11 (5.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (5.05%) Security Patching
9 11 (5.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (5.05%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (4.59%) DevOps
11 8 (3.67%) Software Licensing
12 6 (2.75%) People Management
12 6 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.01%) PowerShell
2 16 (7.34%) Perl
3 13 (5.96%) SQL
3 13 (5.96%) C
4 11 (5.05%) Bash Shell
4 11 (5.05%) Korn
5 6 (2.75%) VBScript
6 4 (1.83%) Python
7 3 (1.38%) VB
7 3 (1.38%) C#
8 2 (0.92%) Java
8 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (23.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (16.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (16.06%) MCSE
4 28 (12.84%) MCSA
5 26 (11.93%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (11.01%) MCP
7 22 (10.09%) VCP5
8 18 (8.26%) CCNA
9 13 (5.96%) CCNP
10 12 (5.50%) Degree
11 4 (1.83%) CISSP
12 3 (1.38%) CCA
12 3 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.92%) CCSP
13 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.92%) VCP4
13 2 (0.92%) MCTS
13 2 (0.92%) MCITP
14 1 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.26%) SLA
2 11 (5.05%) QA
3 6 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 139 (63.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (62.39%) Active Directory
3 79 (36.24%) VMware ESX
4 65 (29.82%) XenApp
5 43 (19.72%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (18.81%) vCloud
7 36 (16.51%) XenDesktop
8 32 (14.68%) Hyper-V
9 23 (10.55%) Terminal Services
10 18 (8.26%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.83%) Firmware
11 4 (1.83%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.38%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.38%) XenServer
12 3 (1.38%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.46%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 29 (13.30%) Backup Exec
2 26 (11.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 25 (11.47%) NetBackup
4 19 (8.72%) Nagios
5 17 (7.80%) Puppet
5 17 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (7.34%) Ansible
7 15 (6.88%) SCCM
8 11 (5.05%) Nessus
9 4 (1.83%) SCOM
10 3 (1.38%) WSUS
10 3 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.38%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.38%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.46%) Cacti
11 1 (0.46%) Opsview
11 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 216 (99.08%) VMware
2 119 (54.59%) Microsoft
3 87 (39.91%) Citrix
4 80 (36.70%) Cisco
5 49 (22.48%) HP
6 39 (17.89%) Sophos
7 30 (13.76%) Oracle
8 29 (13.30%) Symantec
9 26 (11.93%) Veritas
10 24 (11.01%) Intel
11 21 (9.63%) CheckPoint
12 17 (7.80%) Red Hat
12 17 (7.80%) F5
13 15 (6.88%) Fujitsu
13 15 (6.88%) IBM
14 14 (6.42%) NetApp
15 13 (5.96%) Websense
15 13 (5.96%) 3PAR
16 11 (5.05%) SaltStack
17 8 (3.67%) FalconStor
Royston, Hertfordshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Car (7K)
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago