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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / East of England
Rank 197 194 155
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -39
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 50 71 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 1.05% 1.52%
As % of the System Software category 9.17% 8.56% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 38 53 93
Median salary £40,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,750 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
545 829 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 9.28% 12.20% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 406 660 713
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -8 22 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Cambridgeshire +9 14 £36,000 +2.85%
Essex +22 11 £42,500 +66.66% 2
Suffolk +7 3 £28,250 -48.63%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 94 (94.00%) VMware
2 76 (76.00%) Windows
3 69 (69.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 59 (59.00%) Active Directory
6 53 (53.00%) Windows Server
7 51 (51.00%) Linux
8 34 (34.00%) Citrix
9 32 (32.00%) MS Exchange
10 28 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (27.00%) DNS
11 27 (27.00%) Firewall
12 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (24.00%) PowerShell
14 23 (23.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (23.00%) MS Excel
15 21 (21.00%) Cisco
15 21 (21.00%) XenApp
15 21 (21.00%) Data Centre
16 20 (20.00%) DHCP
16 20 (20.00%) SAN
16 20 (20.00%) Configuration Management
17 19 (19.00%) TCP/IP
17 19 (19.00%) ITIL
17 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
17 19 (19.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 17 (17.00%) Hyper-V
18 17 (17.00%) LAN
18 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 32 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.00%) OpenStack
4 6 (6.00%) Apache
4 6 (6.00%) IIS
4 6 (6.00%) JBoss
5 5 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.00%) Confluence
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (23.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (12.00%) Office 365
4 5 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) SaaS
6 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.00%) DNS
1 27 (27.00%) Firewall
2 20 (20.00%) DHCP
2 20 (20.00%) SAN
3 19 (19.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (17.00%) LAN
5 9 (9.00%) HTTP
6 8 (8.00%) VPN
7 6 (6.00%) WAN
8 5 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (5.00%) Skype
8 5 (5.00%) Unified Communications
8 5 (5.00%) VLAN
9 4 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.00%) NAS
9 4 (4.00%) SNMP
10 3 (3.00%) LDAP
11 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) MySQL
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Publishing
2 5 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (39.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (23.00%) VMware Engineer
3 14 (14.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Administrator
6 8 (8.00%) Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Consultant
6 8 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.00%) Architect
7 7 (7.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) IT Support
7 7 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Windows Administrator
7 7 (7.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) LAMP
2 6 (6.00%) Middleware
3 5 (5.00%) Web Services
4 3 (3.00%) JMS
4 3 (3.00%) JSON
4 3 (3.00%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.00%) REST
4 3 (3.00%) SOAP
4 3 (3.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (3.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.00%) XML
4 3 (3.00%) XSD
4 3 (3.00%) XSLT
5 2 (2.00%) .NET
5 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.00%) Fat Client
2 13 (13.00%) Thin Client
3 9 (9.00%) EMC VNX
4 8 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (8.00%) Replication
5 7 (7.00%) Blackberry
5 7 (7.00%) Driving Licence
6 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.00%) Private Cloud
7 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.00%) e-Health
8 3 (3.00%) Cryptography
8 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.00%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (76.00%) Windows
2 53 (53.00%) Windows Server
3 51 (51.00%) Linux
4 28 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (11.00%) Unix
8 6 (6.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.00%) Solaris
9 5 (5.00%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.00%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (2.00%) Android
13 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 19 (19.00%) ITIL
4 14 (14.00%) Migration
5 13 (13.00%) Change Management
6 12 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 8 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.00%) Capacity Management
8 7 (7.00%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (6.00%) SDLC
10 5 (5.00%) Application Virtualisation
10 5 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.00%) High Availability
10 5 (5.00%) Presales
11 4 (4.00%) Process Improvement
11 4 (4.00%) Structured Programming
11 4 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.00%) SQL
3 15 (15.00%) VBScript
4 12 (12.00%) VB
5 8 (8.00%) Perl
5 8 (8.00%) PHP
6 3 (3.00%) Java
6 3 (3.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.00%) RHCE
4 6 (6.00%) VCAP
4 6 (6.00%) VCDX
5 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.00%) Degree
6 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.00%) MCSE
7 2 (2.00%) CCNA
7 2 (2.00%) MCSA
8 1 (1.00%) EMCISA
8 1 (1.00%) EMCSA
8 1 (1.00%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (69.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (59.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (21.00%) XenApp
4 17 (17.00%) Hyper-V
5 14 (14.00%) vCloud
6 13 (13.00%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (12.00%) XenDesktop
8 8 (8.00%) VMware ESX
9 6 (6.00%) XenServer
10 5 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (4.00%) Terminal Services
12 3 (3.00%) iptables
12 3 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (3.00%) VMware Server
13 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) Puppet
2 12 (12.00%) SCCM
3 11 (11.00%) vRealize
4 8 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.00%) SCOM
5 6 (6.00%) NetBackup
6 4 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (4.00%) Nagios
6 4 (4.00%) OpenView
6 4 (4.00%) Tivoli
6 4 (4.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (3.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.00%) Simpana
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 94 (94.00%) VMware
2 60 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (34.00%) Citrix
4 21 (21.00%) Cisco
5 17 (17.00%) Red Hat
6 16 (16.00%) HP
7 13 (13.00%) Oracle
8 10 (10.00%) EMC
9 9 (9.00%) CA
10 8 (8.00%) Dell
10 8 (8.00%) Symantec
10 8 (8.00%) Veeam
11 7 (7.00%) IBM
11 7 (7.00%) NetApp
12 6 (6.00%) Computacenter
13 4 (4.00%) BMC
13 4 (4.00%) Compuware
13 4 (4.00%) Dynatrace
13 4 (4.00%) Nimsoft
14 3 (3.00%) Apigee
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