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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 161 130 169
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +39
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 93 135 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.18% 1.85% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 10.12% 18.05% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 76 110 106
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £64,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
919 748 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.63% 10.24% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 742 623 857
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +12 42 £37,500 -21.05% 5
Bedfordshire -22 25 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Cambridgeshire -25 17 £42,000 -2.32% 4
Essex -7 11 £34,750 -44.40% 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 190 (97.44%) VMware
2 128 (65.64%) Windows
3 102 (52.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (45.64%) Microsoft
4 89 (45.64%) SAN
5 86 (44.10%) Citrix
6 85 (43.59%) DNS
6 85 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 77 (39.49%) Firewall
8 75 (38.46%) DHCP
9 70 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 68 (34.87%) SQL
11 66 (33.85%) Active Directory
11 66 (33.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 63 (32.31%) MS Excel
13 57 (29.23%) Symantec
14 55 (28.21%) MCSE
15 53 (27.18%) Cisco
16 51 (26.15%) VMware ESX
17 50 (25.64%) Backup Exec
18 49 (25.13%) WAN
18 49 (25.13%) LAN
19 47 (24.10%) MS Exchange
19 47 (24.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 47 (24.10%) XenApp
20 46 (23.59%) VPN
21 45 (23.08%) HP
21 45 (23.08%) Blackberry
22 43 (22.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 41 (21.03%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 47 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 43 (22.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 41 (21.03%) Lotus Domino
4 36 (18.46%) IIS
5 31 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (13.33%) Apache
7 18 (9.23%) Lync
8 17 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (8.21%) SharePoint
10 8 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (3.59%) SAS
11 7 (3.59%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (2.56%) IBM Notes
13 4 (2.05%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
Applications
1 63 (32.31%) MS Excel
2 29 (14.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.56%) Office 365
3 4 (2.05%) SaaS
4 3 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (45.64%) SAN
2 85 (43.59%) DNS
3 77 (39.49%) Firewall
4 75 (38.46%) DHCP
5 49 (25.13%) WAN
5 49 (25.13%) LAN
6 46 (23.59%) VPN
7 35 (17.95%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (12.31%) iSCSI
9 18 (9.23%) TCP/IP
10 14 (7.18%) NAS
11 11 (5.64%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (4.62%) NetScaler
13 8 (4.10%) VLAN
14 6 (3.08%) Network Security
14 6 (3.08%) Wireless
14 6 (3.08%) IP Telephony
15 5 (2.56%) VoIP
16 4 (2.05%) MPLS
16 4 (2.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.21%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.18%) MySQL
4 13 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Subversion
1 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (4.10%) Finance
3 5 (2.56%) Retail
4 4 (2.05%) Back Office
5 3 (1.54%) Banking
5 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (22.56%) Network Engineer
2 40 (20.51%) 3rd Line Support
3 39 (20.00%) Network Support
4 38 (19.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (19.49%) Support Engineer
5 30 (15.38%) Consultant
6 29 (14.87%) PC Engineer
6 29 (14.87%) PC Support
7 24 (12.31%) Server Engineer
8 23 (11.79%) Analyst
9 22 (11.28%) Support Analyst
9 22 (11.28%) Administrator
10 21 (10.77%) Server Support
11 20 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
12 17 (8.72%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (8.21%) PC Support Engineer
13 16 (8.21%) Network Analyst
13 16 (8.21%) Network Support Analyst
13 16 (8.21%) Technical Consultant
14 15 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.54%) Web Services
2 2 (1.03%) XML
3 1 (0.51%) XSLT
3 1 (0.51%) COM
3 1 (0.51%) CSS
3 1 (0.51%) SOAP
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) Middleware
3 1 (0.51%) Ajax
3 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 35 (17.95%) SecurID
3 15 (7.69%) PKI
4 10 (5.13%) FlexPod
5 9 (4.62%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.62%) Fat Client
6 7 (3.59%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.59%) CLARiiON
7 6 (3.08%) EqualLogic
7 6 (3.08%) Clustering
8 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.54%) Replication
10 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.03%) HP Superdome
10 2 (1.03%) HACMP
11 1 (0.51%) CCTV
11 1 (0.51%) Streaming Music
11 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 128 (65.64%) Windows
2 85 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (21.03%) Linux
5 35 (17.95%) VMS
5 35 (17.95%) Android
5 35 (17.95%) Windows Phone 8
5 35 (17.95%) Windows Phone
6 24 (12.31%) Windows 7
7 20 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (6.67%) CentOS
10 11 (5.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (4.10%) Windows XP
12 7 (3.59%) UNIX
13 6 (3.08%) Solaris
14 5 (2.56%) AIX
15 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.54%) Windows Vista
16 2 (1.03%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.46%) ITIL
2 28 (14.36%) Migration
3 16 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (6.67%) Time Management
5 12 (6.15%) Data Analysis
5 12 (6.15%) ERP
6 11 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.62%) Business Continuity
8 8 (4.10%) Change Management
9 7 (3.59%) Network Design
10 6 (3.08%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.08%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (3.08%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.56%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.56%) Project Management
11 5 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (2.05%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (2.05%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (2.05%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (34.87%) SQL
2 18 (9.23%) Perl
3 13 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.56%) Python
6 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.54%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.54%) C-shell
7 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) C#
8 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 66 (33.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (28.21%) MCSE
3 47 (24.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (9.74%) VCP5
5 17 (8.72%) MCITP
6 16 (8.21%) NCDA
7 15 (7.69%) NCIE
7 15 (7.69%) VCAP
7 15 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (7.18%) CCNA
9 12 (6.15%) OCP
9 12 (6.15%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (6.15%) RHCE
10 9 (4.62%) CCNP
10 9 (4.62%) Degree
11 8 (4.10%) MCTS
12 7 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (3.08%) MCSA
14 5 (2.56%) MCP
15 4 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (52.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (33.85%) Active Directory
3 51 (26.15%) VMware ESX
4 47 (24.10%) XenApp
5 39 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 35 (17.95%) Hyper-V
7 25 (12.82%) XenDesktop
8 14 (7.18%) XenServer
9 12 (6.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (6.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (3.59%) VMware Server
12 6 (3.08%) vCloud
13 5 (2.56%) NFS
14 4 (2.05%) Terminal Services
15 3 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (1.54%) VMFS
16 2 (1.03%) PowerHA
16 2 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 50 (25.64%) Backup Exec
2 35 (17.95%) McAfee ePO
3 28 (14.36%) SCCM
4 21 (10.77%) SCOM
5 19 (9.74%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (6.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (4.10%) NetBackup
8 7 (3.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (3.59%) HP SIM
9 4 (2.05%) Puppet
10 3 (1.54%) ARCserve
10 3 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.54%) WSUS
11 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (1.03%) Legato
12 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.51%) Cacti
12 1 (0.51%) Opsview
Vendors
1 190 (97.44%) VMware
2 89 (45.64%) Microsoft
3 86 (44.10%) Citrix
4 57 (29.23%) Symantec
5 53 (27.18%) Cisco
6 45 (23.08%) HP
7 41 (21.03%) EMC
8 40 (20.51%) Lotus
8 40 (20.51%) NetApp
9 39 (20.00%) McAfee
10 35 (17.95%) Clearswift
11 33 (16.92%) Oracle
12 32 (16.41%) Dell
13 25 (12.82%) Red Hat
14 20 (10.26%) IBM
15 17 (8.72%) Juniper
16 16 (8.21%) WatchGuard
17 10 (5.13%) Veeam
17 10 (5.13%) CommVault
17 10 (5.13%) SAP
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