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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / East of England
Rank 185 180 167
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 59 95 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 1.28% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 8.75% 9.92% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 40 64 86
Median salary £45,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £25,500 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -3.52%

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
674 958 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.07% 12.92% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 510 751 809
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £24,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -18 32 £47,500 +14.45%
Essex +24 16 £42,500 +66.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 9 £36,000 +7.46%
Bedfordshire +16 2 £24,000 -46.66%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 108 (94.74%) VMware
2 87 (76.32%) Windows
3 80 (70.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (57.02%) Windows Server
5 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
6 60 (52.63%) Active Directory
7 57 (50.00%) Linux
8 38 (33.33%) Citrix
9 31 (27.19%) Firewall
9 31 (27.19%) Cisco
10 30 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (26.32%) Data Centre
11 29 (25.44%) PowerShell
12 28 (24.56%) ITIL
13 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (22.81%) DNS
14 26 (22.81%) Configuration Management
15 25 (21.93%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (21.93%) Microsoft Azure
16 24 (21.05%) DHCP
16 24 (21.05%) SAN
17 23 (20.18%) Hyper-V
18 22 (19.30%) VBScript
18 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
18 22 (19.30%) Red Hat
19 21 (18.42%) MS Excel
19 21 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 21 (18.42%) XenApp
19 21 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 30 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.77%) Skype for Business
3 8 (7.02%) OpenStack
3 8 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.14%) JBoss
5 6 (5.26%) Apache
6 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.63%) IIS
7 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (18.42%) Office 365
3 17 (14.91%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.63%) SaaS
7 2 (1.75%) IaaS
8 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.19%) Firewall
2 26 (22.81%) DNS
3 24 (21.05%) DHCP
3 24 (21.05%) SAN
4 18 (15.79%) LAN
5 15 (13.16%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.77%) Skype
6 10 (8.77%) VPN
6 10 (8.77%) WAN
7 9 (7.89%) NAS
8 8 (7.02%) HTTP
8 8 (7.02%) iSCSI
9 7 (6.14%) Network Security
10 6 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (5.26%) VLAN
11 5 (4.39%) Unified Communications
12 4 (3.51%) SNMP
13 2 (1.75%) LDAP
13 2 (1.75%) VoIP
13 2 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 7 (6.14%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Publishing
2 4 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Advertising
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (30.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (18.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 20 (17.54%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (11.40%) Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Administrator
5 12 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) Windows Administrator
6 10 (8.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 9 (7.89%) Consultant
7 9 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Architect
8 8 (7.02%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (6.14%) IT Support
9 7 (6.14%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Technical Support
10 6 (5.26%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) LAMP
2 9 (7.89%) Middleware
3 5 (4.39%) Web Services
4 2 (1.75%) .NET
4 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.75%) Flash
4 2 (1.75%) JMS
4 2 (1.75%) JSON
4 2 (1.75%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.75%) REST
4 2 (1.75%) SOAP
4 2 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.75%) XML
4 2 (1.75%) XSD
4 2 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.16%) Fat Client
2 15 (13.16%) Thin Client
3 12 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (8.77%) Blackberry
5 9 (7.89%) Replication
6 6 (5.26%) EMC VNX
7 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.39%) Private Cloud
8 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.51%) e-Health
9 3 (2.63%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.75%) Handset
10 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.88%) Clustering
11 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 87 (76.32%) Windows
2 65 (57.02%) Windows Server
3 57 (50.00%) Linux
4 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (10.53%) Windows 10
7 12 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 9 (7.89%) Unix
9 8 (7.02%) Windows 8
10 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (4.39%) Solaris
12 3 (2.63%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.75%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (1.75%) Android
14 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) ITIL
2 26 (22.81%) Configuration Management
3 25 (21.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (15.79%) Migration
5 17 (14.91%) Change Management
6 14 (12.28%) Problem Management
7 12 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 12 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 10 (8.77%) Capacity Management
9 8 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (7.02%) Presales
10 6 (5.26%) SDLC
11 5 (4.39%) Application Virtualisation
11 5 (4.39%) TOGAF
11 5 (4.39%) Virtual Environments
12 4 (3.51%) Information Security
12 4 (3.51%) Network Management
12 4 (3.51%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.51%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.44%) PowerShell
2 22 (19.30%) VBScript
3 15 (13.16%) VB
4 13 (11.40%) Perl
5 12 (10.53%) PHP
5 12 (10.53%) SQL
6 4 (3.51%) Java
7 3 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) RHCE
4 6 (5.26%) VCAP
4 6 (5.26%) VCDX
5 4 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.51%) Degree
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.75%) CCNA
7 2 (1.75%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.75%) MCSA
8 1 (0.88%) EMCISA
8 1 (0.88%) EMCSA
8 1 (0.88%) MCSE
8 1 (0.88%) RHCA
8 1 (0.88%) VCP4
8 1 (0.88%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) SLA
2 12 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (70.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 23 (20.18%) Hyper-V
4 21 (18.42%) XenApp
5 19 (16.67%) vCloud
6 17 (14.91%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (11.40%) XenDesktop
8 8 (7.02%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (7.02%) XenServer
9 6 (5.26%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.75%) iptables
11 2 (1.75%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (15.79%) Puppet
2 15 (13.16%) SCCM
3 12 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (9.65%) SCOM
4 11 (9.65%) vRealize
5 9 (7.89%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.51%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (3.51%) Nagios
6 4 (3.51%) OpenView
6 4 (3.51%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.51%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.75%) Simpana
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (94.74%) VMware
2 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 38 (33.33%) Citrix
4 31 (27.19%) Cisco
5 22 (19.30%) Red Hat
6 17 (14.91%) Oracle
7 15 (13.16%) HP
8 10 (8.77%) EMC
8 10 (8.77%) Symantec
8 10 (8.77%) Veeam
9 8 (7.02%) CA
10 7 (6.14%) Computacenter
11 6 (5.26%) Apple
11 6 (5.26%) Dell
11 6 (5.26%) IBM
11 6 (5.26%) NetApp
12 4 (3.51%) BMC
12 4 (3.51%) Compuware
12 4 (3.51%) Dynatrace
12 4 (3.51%) Nimsoft
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