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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 185 159 192
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +33
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 78 105 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 1.43% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 8.78% 11.13% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 59 85 46
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
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
888 943 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.57% 12.85% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 713 742 623
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 0 46 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Cambridgeshire +6 11 £33,500 -25.55% 3
Essex -9 10 £25,500 -52.55% 1
Bedfordshire -15 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Suffolk -9 3 £55,000 +27.90%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 139 (99.29%) VMware
2 121 (86.43%) Windows
3 118 (84.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 81 (57.86%) Active Directory
6 80 (57.14%) Windows Server
7 72 (51.43%) MS Exchange
8 56 (40.00%) Citrix
9 54 (38.57%) SAN
10 50 (35.71%) SQL Server
11 47 (33.57%) Cisco
12 44 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (31.43%) Firewall
13 43 (30.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 43 (30.71%) HP
13 43 (30.71%) MCSE
14 42 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 40 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (27.14%) XenApp
17 37 (26.43%) DNS
18 36 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
19 35 (25.00%) VPN
19 35 (25.00%) DHCP
19 35 (25.00%) MCSA
20 33 (23.57%) Data Centre
21 32 (22.86%) LAN
21 32 (22.86%) ITIL
22 30 (21.43%) MS Excel
22 30 (21.43%) Linux
22 30 (21.43%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 72 (51.43%) MS Exchange
2 36 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (12.86%) SharePoint
4 13 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (7.86%) IIS
7 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.86%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.71%) JBoss
10 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 26 (18.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.71%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.00%) Office 365
2 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.43%) IaaS
5 2 (1.43%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.71%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (38.57%) SAN
2 44 (31.43%) Firewall
3 37 (26.43%) DNS
4 35 (25.00%) DHCP
4 35 (25.00%) VPN
5 32 (22.86%) LAN
6 29 (20.71%) WAN
7 25 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 20 (14.29%) NAS
9 15 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
9 15 (10.71%) SSL
10 13 (9.29%) OSPF
11 12 (8.57%) Network Security
12 8 (5.71%) iSCSI
12 8 (5.71%) Spanning Tree
13 7 (5.00%) SNMP
14 4 (2.86%) BIG-IP
14 4 (2.86%) MPLS
15 3 (2.14%) LDAP
15 3 (2.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.86%) Big Data
3 4 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.71%) MS Access
5 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 10 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.71%) Retail
3 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (27.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (21.43%) Consultant
3 19 (13.57%) Technical Consultant
3 19 (13.57%) Technical Engineer
4 18 (12.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 16 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 16 (11.43%) VMware Engineer
6 15 (10.71%) Administrator
7 14 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (9.29%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
9 12 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 12 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
9 12 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 12 (8.57%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 10 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (7.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 10 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (7.14%) Technical Leader
11 9 (6.43%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.71%) COM
2 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.57%) Data Centre
2 27 (19.29%) Fat Client
2 27 (19.29%) Thin Client
3 19 (13.57%) Replication
4 17 (12.14%) Blackberry
5 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (8.57%) EqualLogic
6 12 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (7.14%) Driving Licence
8 7 (5.00%) Public Cloud
9 6 (4.29%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (3.57%) Clustering
10 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (2.86%) EMC VNX
11 4 (2.86%) VCE vBlock
12 2 (1.43%) e-Health
12 2 (1.43%) HP Storage
12 2 (1.43%) Life Science
13 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 121 (86.43%) Windows
2 80 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 42 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (21.43%) Linux
6 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.71%) Android
7 8 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.57%) Unix
9 3 (2.14%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.43%) Solaris
11 1 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (22.86%) ITIL
3 29 (20.71%) Mentoring
4 19 (13.57%) Server Building
5 18 (12.86%) Presales
6 16 (11.43%) Patch Management
7 12 (8.57%) Network Design
7 12 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (7.14%) Business Transformation
8 10 (7.14%) Project Planning
9 8 (5.71%) Data Security
9 8 (5.71%) Load Balancing
9 8 (5.71%) Migration
10 7 (5.00%) Digital Forensics
11 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (4.29%) ITSM
11 6 (4.29%) Project Management
11 6 (4.29%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.71%) SQL
2 14 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.00%) VBScript
4 2 (1.43%) Tcl
5 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.71%) Korn
5 1 (0.71%) Perl
5 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (30.71%) MCSE
3 35 (25.00%) MCSA
4 29 (20.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (12.86%) MCP
6 16 (11.43%) VCP5
7 10 (7.14%) Degree
8 8 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.57%) CCA
9 5 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.57%) HNC
10 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (2.86%) SANS
10 4 (2.86%) VCAP
11 3 (2.14%) MCITP
11 3 (2.14%) MCTS
12 2 (1.43%) CCNP
13 1 (0.71%) CCIE
13 1 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.14%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.14%) QA
System Software
1 118 (84.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (57.86%) Active Directory
3 38 (27.14%) XenApp
4 30 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 26 (18.57%) VMware ESX
6 12 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (7.14%) Terminal Services
8 9 (6.43%) XenDesktop
8 9 (6.43%) XenServer
9 6 (4.29%) vCloud
10 5 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (2.14%) Dovecot
12 3 (2.14%) NFS
13 2 (1.43%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.43%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (11.43%) SCCM
2 8 (5.71%) Backup Exec
2 8 (5.71%) WSUS
3 7 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.86%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.43%) Puppet
5 2 (1.43%) SCOM
5 2 (1.43%) Simpana
6 1 (0.71%) Ansible
6 1 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.71%) Nagios
6 1 (0.71%) Nessus
6 1 (0.71%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 139 (99.29%) VMware
2 90 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 56 (40.00%) Citrix
4 47 (33.57%) Cisco
5 43 (30.71%) HP
6 19 (13.57%) 3PAR
7 18 (12.86%) Apple
8 16 (11.43%) EMC
8 16 (11.43%) Intel
9 15 (10.71%) Dell
9 15 (10.71%) NetApp
10 13 (9.29%) SonicWALL
10 13 (9.29%) Veeam
11 12 (8.57%) Avaya
11 12 (8.57%) CheckPoint
11 12 (8.57%) Fujitsu
12 7 (5.00%) AppSense
12 7 (5.00%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.00%) Symantec
13 6 (4.29%) Oracle
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