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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 183 187 182
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 58 79 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 1.09% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 8.12% 9.58% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 50 59 74
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
714 825 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.48% 11.41% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 583 670 807
Median salary £42,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,426 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 26 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 25 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 19 £36,000 -3.74% 3
Suffolk +2 7 £60,000 +69.08%
Bedfordshire +4 4 £41,250 -36.53% 1
Essex -4 3 £41,250 +3.12% 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 142 (97.26%) VMware
2 106 (72.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (72.60%) Windows
3 80 (54.79%) Microsoft
4 79 (54.11%) Windows Server
5 78 (53.42%) Active Directory
6 63 (43.15%) Cisco
7 57 (39.04%) MS Exchange
8 55 (37.67%) Firewall
9 52 (35.62%) Citrix
9 52 (35.62%) Linux
10 48 (32.88%) SAN
11 46 (31.51%) LAN
12 45 (30.82%) HP
12 45 (30.82%) Hyper-V
13 43 (29.45%) XenApp
14 41 (28.08%) DNS
14 41 (28.08%) VMware ESX
15 35 (23.97%) WAN
16 32 (21.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 30 (20.55%) TCP/IP
17 30 (20.55%) MS Excel
17 30 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
18 28 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (18.49%) High Availability
20 25 (17.12%) Red Hat
21 24 (16.44%) E-Commerce
22 23 (15.75%) EMC
22 23 (15.75%) Perl

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 57 (39.04%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.64%) JBoss
3 13 (8.90%) IIS
4 8 (5.48%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.11%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.42%) Apache
6 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.05%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.68%) nginx
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (20.55%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.27%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (15.07%) Office 365
4 6 (4.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.37%) SaaS
6 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) IaaS
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (37.67%) Firewall
2 48 (32.88%) SAN
3 46 (31.51%) LAN
4 41 (28.08%) DNS
5 35 (23.97%) WAN
6 30 (20.55%) TCP/IP
7 19 (13.01%) DHCP
7 19 (13.01%) NetScaler
8 17 (11.64%) VPN
9 14 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (8.22%) LDAP
11 10 (6.85%) SSH
12 9 (6.16%) HTTP
13 8 (5.48%) NAS
14 6 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (4.11%) VLAN
15 5 (3.42%) Internet
15 5 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (3.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.11%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.37%) MySQL
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 10 (6.85%) Publishing
2 8 (5.48%) Finance
3 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.11%) Retail
5 5 (3.42%) Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Automotive
6 2 (1.37%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (35.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (18.49%) VMware Engineer
3 20 (13.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (9.59%) Consultant
5 12 (8.22%) Analyst
5 12 (8.22%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 10 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Server Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Team Leader
6 10 (6.85%) Unix Engineer
7 9 (6.16%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (6.16%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Data Centre Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Storage Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.64%) Web Services
2 6 (4.11%) Middleware
3 4 (2.74%) .NET
3 4 (2.74%) JSON
4 2 (1.37%) Flash
4 2 (1.37%) JMS
4 2 (1.37%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.37%) REST
4 2 (1.37%) SOAP
4 2 (1.37%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.37%) XML
4 2 (1.37%) XSD
4 2 (1.37%) XSLT
5 1 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.68%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) EMC VNX
2 15 (10.27%) Driving Licence
3 13 (8.90%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.85%) Fat Client
4 10 (6.85%) Replication
4 10 (6.85%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.42%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.42%) Clustering
5 5 (3.42%) PKI
5 5 (3.42%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.74%) iPad
6 4 (2.74%) iPhone
6 4 (2.74%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (2.05%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.37%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.68%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 106 (72.60%) Windows
2 79 (54.11%) Windows Server
3 52 (35.62%) Linux
4 30 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (12.33%) Unix
7 13 (8.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (8.90%) Solaris
7 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.11%) Ubuntu
8 6 (4.11%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.11%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.42%) AIX
10 4 (2.74%) Android
10 4 (2.74%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.37%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (1.37%) CentOS
11 2 (1.37%) Debian
11 2 (1.37%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.49%) High Availability
2 24 (16.44%) E-Commerce
3 23 (15.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (10.96%) Server Virtualisation
5 14 (9.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (8.90%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.16%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 9 (6.16%) Mentoring
7 9 (6.16%) Migration
7 9 (6.16%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (6.16%) Server Building
8 8 (5.48%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.48%) ITIL
8 8 (5.48%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (4.79%) Change Management
9 7 (4.79%) Email Filtering
9 7 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (4.79%) Presales
10 6 (4.11%) Business Transformation
10 6 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.75%) Perl
2 22 (15.07%) SQL
3 21 (14.38%) PowerShell
4 16 (10.96%) Java
5 13 (8.90%) Python
6 10 (6.85%) Bourne shell
6 10 (6.85%) C-shell
6 10 (6.85%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.74%) VBScript
8 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.37%) Ruby
9 2 (1.37%) VB
10 1 (0.68%) Korn
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (21.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (9.59%) MCSE
4 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.48%) CCNA
6 6 (4.11%) VCAP
6 6 (4.11%) VCDX
7 3 (2.05%) MCSA
8 2 (1.37%) CCNP
8 2 (1.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.68%) CCA
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.68%) Degree
9 1 (0.68%) EMCISA
9 1 (0.68%) EMCSA
9 1 (0.68%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 106 (72.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (53.42%) Active Directory
3 45 (30.82%) Hyper-V
4 43 (29.45%) XenApp
5 41 (28.08%) VMware ESX
6 17 (11.64%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (6.16%) XenDesktop
8 8 (5.48%) vCloud
8 8 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (5.48%) XenServer
9 5 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.74%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.05%) Firmware
11 3 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.37%) iptables
12 2 (1.37%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.68%) Docker
13 1 (0.68%) LXC
13 1 (0.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (5.48%) SCCM
3 5 (3.42%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (3.42%) vRealize
4 4 (2.74%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.74%) Puppet
5 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.05%) Simpana
6 1 (0.68%) Ansible
6 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
6 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.68%) SCOM
6 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 142 (97.26%) VMware
2 80 (54.79%) Microsoft
3 63 (43.15%) Cisco
4 52 (35.62%) Citrix
5 45 (30.82%) HP
6 25 (17.12%) Red Hat
7 23 (15.75%) EMC
8 20 (13.70%) Oracle
9 19 (13.01%) Dell
10 16 (10.96%) NetApp
11 10 (6.85%) Sun
11 10 (6.85%) Veeam
12 8 (5.48%) Symantec
13 6 (4.11%) Computacenter
14 5 (3.42%) 3PAR
14 5 (3.42%) Apple
14 5 (3.42%) BMC
14 5 (3.42%) IBM
15 4 (2.74%) AppSense
15 4 (2.74%) CA
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