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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 170 175 141
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -34
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 96 103 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 1.22% 1.66%
As % of the System Software category 10.01% 10.11% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57 90 123
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
959 1019 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.91% 12.11% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 706 853 816
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 52 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Bedfordshire -8 18 £51,750 +47.85% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 12 £37,500 - 2
Essex +10 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Norfolk -1 3 £38,500 +18.46%
Suffolk +8 1 £35,000 +23.89%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 206 (99.52%) VMware
2 169 (81.64%) Windows
3 128 (61.84%) Active Directory
4 127 (61.35%) Microsoft
5 123 (59.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 101 (48.79%) MS Exchange
7 99 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 90 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 89 (43.00%) Citrix
10 87 (42.03%) Cisco
11 82 (39.61%) VMware ESX
12 78 (37.68%) SQL Server
13 77 (37.20%) DNS
14 76 (36.71%) Exchange Server 2010
15 71 (34.30%) XenApp
16 70 (33.82%) Exchange Server 2007
17 62 (29.95%) DHCP
18 61 (29.47%) Firewall
19 58 (28.02%) Windows Server 2003
19 58 (28.02%) Exchange Server 2003
20 55 (26.57%) Linux
21 52 (25.12%) SAN
22 51 (24.64%) ITIL
22 51 (24.64%) IIS
23 48 (23.19%) HP
24 46 (22.22%) MS Excel
24 46 (22.22%) vCloud
25 44 (21.26%) Disaster Recovery
26 43 (20.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 42 (20.29%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 101 (48.79%) MS Exchange
2 76 (36.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (33.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 58 (28.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 51 (24.64%) IIS
6 15 (7.25%) JBoss
7 14 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (5.80%) OpenStack
8 12 (5.80%) SharePoint
8 12 (5.80%) WebLogic
8 12 (5.80%) WebSphere
9 11 (5.31%) GlassFish
9 11 (5.31%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.45%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.48%) Lync
13 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
Applications
1 46 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.21%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (7.25%) Office 365
4 11 (5.31%) IBM SmartCloud
4 11 (5.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.97%) SaaS
6 2 (0.97%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) IaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (37.20%) DNS
2 62 (29.95%) DHCP
3 61 (29.47%) Firewall
4 52 (25.12%) SAN
5 21 (10.14%) TCP/IP
6 16 (7.73%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (7.25%) VPN
8 14 (6.76%) WAN
9 13 (6.28%) Network Security
10 12 (5.80%) NAS
10 12 (5.80%) LAN
11 11 (5.31%) BIG-IP
11 11 (5.31%) iSCSI
12 8 (3.86%) NetScaler
13 7 (3.38%) MPLS
14 6 (2.90%) VLAN
14 6 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (1.93%) EIGRP
15 4 (1.93%) BGP
15 4 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (14.01%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.93%) MySQL
6 3 (1.45%) Redis
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.80%) Git (software)
1 12 (5.80%) Subversion
2 3 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (5.80%) Finance
2 7 (3.38%) Banking
3 5 (2.42%) Retail
4 4 (1.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.48%) Games
5 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (28.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (14.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (11.59%) Consultant
4 23 (11.11%) Analyst
5 20 (9.66%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.73%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.73%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (7.25%) Architect
8 14 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (6.76%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.31%) Server Analyst
9 11 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.31%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Server Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Technical Manager
10 9 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.35%) .NET
2 5 (2.42%) RESTful
2 5 (2.42%) Web Services
3 3 (1.45%) Lucene
3 3 (1.45%) J2EE
4 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.48%) LAMP
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.87%) Blackberry
1 37 (17.87%) Clustering
2 22 (10.63%) Replication
3 7 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.90%) Handset
5 5 (2.42%) User Experience
5 5 (2.42%) PKI
5 5 (2.42%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.45%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.45%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) Open Source
9 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 169 (81.64%) Windows
2 99 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (28.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (26.57%) Linux
6 29 (14.01%) Windows 2000
7 27 (13.04%) UNIX
8 22 (10.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.38%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.90%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.45%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.45%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.45%) CentOS
11 3 (1.45%) Debian
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.48%) HPUX
12 1 (0.48%) Solaris
12 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.64%) ITIL
2 44 (21.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (10.63%) Mentoring
4 15 (7.25%) Service Delivery
5 14 (6.76%) Migration
6 13 (6.28%) Load Balancing
7 11 (5.31%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (4.83%) Information Security
9 9 (4.35%) Security Architecture
10 8 (3.86%) DevOps
10 8 (3.86%) Project Management
11 5 (2.42%) People Management
11 5 (2.42%) Data Security
12 4 (1.93%) Security Management
12 4 (1.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (1.93%) Risk Management
12 4 (1.93%) Incident Management
12 4 (1.93%) Software Licensing
12 4 (1.93%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (1.93%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.87%) SQL
2 25 (12.08%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.31%) Korn
3 11 (5.31%) Perl
3 11 (5.31%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.42%) C
5 4 (1.93%) C#
6 3 (1.45%) Java
6 3 (1.45%) VBScript
6 3 (1.45%) VB
7 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (20.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 35 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (16.43%) MCSE
4 23 (11.11%) MCSA
5 21 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (9.18%) MCP
6 19 (9.18%) VCP5
7 16 (7.73%) CCNA
8 14 (6.76%) SC Cleared
8 14 (6.76%) Security Cleared
9 12 (5.80%) CCNP
10 10 (4.83%) Degree
11 7 (3.38%) CCA
11 7 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.93%) CISSP
12 4 (1.93%) VCP4
13 3 (1.45%) MCTS
13 3 (1.45%) MCITP
14 1 (0.48%) MCDST
14 1 (0.48%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.80%) SLA
2 4 (1.93%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 128 (61.84%) Active Directory
2 123 (59.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (39.61%) VMware ESX
4 71 (34.30%) XenApp
5 46 (22.22%) vCloud
6 42 (20.29%) XenDesktop
7 38 (18.36%) Hyper-V
8 30 (14.49%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (4.35%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.90%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.93%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.45%) DFS Replication
13 3 (1.45%) XenServer
13 3 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.45%) Firmware
14 2 (0.97%) Xen
15 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 34 (16.43%) Backup Exec
2 30 (14.49%) NetBackup
3 29 (14.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 22 (10.63%) SCCM
5 16 (7.73%) Puppet
5 16 (7.73%) Ansible
5 16 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.35%) Nagios
7 6 (2.90%) SCOM
8 4 (1.93%) Nessus
9 1 (0.48%) vMotion
9 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 206 (99.52%) VMware
2 127 (61.35%) Microsoft
3 89 (43.00%) Citrix
4 87 (42.03%) Cisco
5 48 (23.19%) HP
6 39 (18.84%) Sophos
7 32 (15.46%) Oracle
7 32 (15.46%) Symantec
8 30 (14.49%) Veritas
9 26 (12.56%) Intel
10 18 (8.70%) IBM
10 18 (8.70%) NetApp
11 14 (6.76%) FalconStor
11 14 (6.76%) CommVault
12 13 (6.28%) Red Hat
12 13 (6.28%) 3PAR
13 11 (5.31%) SaltStack
13 11 (5.31%) F5
14 10 (4.83%) Veeam
15 9 (4.35%) CheckPoint
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Anantha Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + bens - DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Overtime, Oncall and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 6 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience and certific
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago