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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 176 194 145
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -49
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 87 102 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.15% 1.18% 1.62%
As % of the System Software category 8.45% 9.87% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 60 92 127
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -4.06%
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
1030 1033 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 13.66% 11.95% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 794 858 851
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -1 37 £45,000 - 3
Bedfordshire +20 21 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Essex +11 15 £48,250 +28.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 14 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Suffolk +17 3 £40,000 +9.21%
Norfolk -5 2 £45,000 +46.34% 2
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 195 (98.48%) VMware
2 151 (76.26%) Windows
3 120 (60.61%) Microsoft
4 118 (59.60%) Active Directory
5 105 (53.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 98 (49.49%) Cisco
7 92 (46.46%) MS Exchange
8 89 (44.95%) Citrix
9 83 (41.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 79 (39.90%) VMware ESX
11 76 (38.38%) DNS
11 76 (38.38%) SQL Server
11 76 (38.38%) Exchange Server 2010
12 73 (36.87%) XenApp
13 70 (35.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 69 (34.85%) Exchange Server 2007
15 57 (28.79%) DHCP
15 57 (28.79%) SAN
15 57 (28.79%) Firewall
16 55 (27.78%) IIS
17 54 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
18 50 (25.25%) vCloud
19 49 (24.75%) HP
20 47 (23.74%) Backup Exec
20 47 (23.74%) XenDesktop
21 44 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
21 44 (22.22%) Sophos
22 43 (21.72%) Blackberry
22 43 (21.72%) Linux
23 42 (21.21%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 92 (46.46%) MS Exchange
2 76 (38.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (34.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 55 (27.78%) IIS
5 54 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (7.07%) JBoss
6 14 (7.07%) SharePoint
6 14 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (6.57%) OpenStack
7 13 (6.57%) WebLogic
7 13 (6.57%) WebSphere
8 12 (6.06%) Tomcat
8 12 (6.06%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.52%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 40 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS Project
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.07%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (6.06%) IBM SmartCloud
3 12 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.54%) Office 365
5 6 (3.03%) SaaS
6 4 (2.02%) PaaS
7 3 (1.52%) IaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 76 (38.38%) DNS
2 57 (28.79%) SAN
2 57 (28.79%) DHCP
2 57 (28.79%) Firewall
3 17 (8.59%) Fibre Channel
4 16 (8.08%) WAN
4 16 (8.08%) TCP/IP
5 14 (7.07%) VPN
5 14 (7.07%) LAN
6 12 (6.06%) BIG-IP
7 11 (5.56%) iSCSI
8 9 (4.55%) NAS
8 9 (4.55%) Network Security
8 9 (4.55%) MPLS
9 8 (4.04%) NetScaler
10 6 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (2.53%) VLAN
11 5 (2.53%) SMTP
12 4 (2.02%) BGP
12 4 (2.02%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (38.38%) SQL Server
2 35 (17.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (17.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (6.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.02%) MySQL
6 3 (1.52%) Big Data
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (6.57%) Subversion
1 13 (6.57%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (7.58%) Finance
2 8 (4.04%) Banking
3 4 (2.02%) Publishing
4 3 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (32.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (17.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (10.10%) Support Engineer
4 19 (9.60%) Architect
4 19 (9.60%) Analyst
5 17 (8.59%) Consultant
6 16 (8.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (7.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
9 11 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
9 11 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.56%) Server Analyst
10 10 (5.05%) IT Manager
10 10 (5.05%) VMware Engineer
11 9 (4.55%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.55%) Server Support
11 9 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
11 9 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.03%) .NET
1 6 (3.03%) Web Services
2 3 (1.52%) J2EE
3 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.01%) RESTful
4 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.51%) Flash
4 1 (0.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.72%) Blackberry
2 41 (20.71%) Clustering
3 25 (12.63%) Replication
4 9 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.53%) PKI
6 5 (2.53%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.53%) User Experience
7 4 (2.02%) FMCG
8 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.51%) Handset
9 1 (0.51%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.51%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 151 (76.26%) Windows
2 83 (41.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (35.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (21.72%) Linux
5 41 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (17.17%) Windows 2000
7 25 (12.63%) UNIX
8 16 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.55%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.54%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.02%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.51%) CentOS
12 1 (0.51%) HPUX
12 1 (0.51%) Solaris
12 1 (0.51%) Debian
12 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 35 (17.68%) ITIL
3 15 (7.58%) Service Delivery
4 13 (6.57%) Project Management
4 13 (6.57%) Mentoring
5 12 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 10 (5.05%) Migration
7 7 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (3.03%) Capacity Management
8 6 (3.03%) Security Architecture
9 5 (2.53%) Data Security
9 5 (2.53%) DevOps
9 5 (2.53%) People Management
10 4 (2.02%) Software Licensing
10 4 (2.02%) Cyber Security
10 4 (2.02%) SIEM
10 4 (2.02%) Logistics
10 4 (2.02%) Incident Management
11 3 (1.52%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.20%) SQL
2 23 (11.62%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 12 (6.06%) Korn
3 12 (6.06%) Perl
4 4 (2.02%) VBScript
4 4 (2.02%) VB
5 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.51%) C
6 1 (0.51%) C#
6 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (11.62%) SC Cleared
2 23 (11.62%) Security Cleared
3 22 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (10.61%) MCSE
5 17 (8.59%) CCNA
6 15 (7.58%) MCSA
7 12 (6.06%) VCP5
8 11 (5.56%) CCNP
8 11 (5.56%) MCP
9 7 (3.54%) Degree
10 6 (3.03%) CCA
10 6 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.02%) CISSP
11 4 (2.02%) MCTS
12 3 (1.52%) MCITP
12 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (1.01%) VCP4
13 2 (1.01%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 118 (59.60%) Active Directory
2 105 (53.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (39.90%) VMware ESX
4 73 (36.87%) XenApp
5 50 (25.25%) vCloud
6 47 (23.74%) XenDesktop
7 37 (18.69%) Hyper-V
8 21 (10.61%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.02%) XenServer
11 3 (1.52%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.52%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.01%) Xen
12 2 (1.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.01%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.51%) NFS
13 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (23.74%) Backup Exec
2 36 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 34 (17.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (9.09%) SCCM
5 14 (7.07%) Puppet
5 14 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (7.07%) Ansible
6 5 (2.53%) SCOM
7 3 (1.52%) Nagios
8 2 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.51%) vMotion
9 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 195 (98.48%) VMware
2 120 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 98 (49.49%) Cisco
4 89 (44.95%) Citrix
5 49 (24.75%) HP
6 44 (22.22%) Sophos
7 42 (21.21%) Symantec
8 34 (17.17%) Veritas
9 31 (15.66%) Oracle
10 26 (13.13%) NetApp
11 21 (10.61%) IBM
12 18 (9.09%) Intel
13 15 (7.58%) Veeam
14 14 (7.07%) FalconStor
14 14 (7.07%) CommVault
14 14 (7.07%) Red Hat
15 12 (6.06%) EMC
15 12 (6.06%) 3PAR
15 12 (6.06%) F5
15 12 (6.06%) SaltStack
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
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