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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 162 165 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -42
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 96 95 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 1.23% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 12.00% 9.92% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 63 81 109
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
800 958 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.83% 12.40% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 633 768 638
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +3 53 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Bedfordshire +2 17 £65,000 +116.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 12 £37,400 -10.95% 2
Essex -2 11 £38,750 +3.33%
Suffolk - 3 £35,486 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 190 (98.96%) VMware
2 166 (86.46%) Windows
3 133 (69.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 122 (63.54%) Active Directory
5 110 (57.29%) Microsoft
6 105 (54.69%) MS Exchange
7 103 (53.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 102 (53.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 82 (42.71%) DNS
10 80 (41.67%) Citrix
11 74 (38.54%) VMware ESX
12 73 (38.02%) DHCP
13 70 (36.46%) Linux
13 70 (36.46%) ITIL
14 69 (35.94%) Exchange Server 2010
15 64 (33.33%) SQL Server
16 63 (32.81%) Firewall
17 62 (32.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 62 (32.29%) XenApp
18 60 (31.25%) Cisco
19 58 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2007
20 49 (25.52%) Mentoring
21 47 (24.48%) Exchange Server 2003
22 46 (23.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 43 (22.40%) VMware ESXi
24 42 (21.88%) HP
25 41 (21.35%) TCP/IP
26 36 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
26 36 (18.75%) Data Centre
27 35 (18.23%) vCloud

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 105 (54.69%) MS Exchange
2 69 (35.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (24.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 35 (18.23%) IIS
6 23 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (5.73%) Tomcat
8 9 (4.69%) JBoss
8 9 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (3.65%) WebSphere
9 7 (3.65%) WebLogic
9 7 (3.65%) OpenStack
9 7 (3.65%) GlassFish
10 5 (2.60%) Apache
11 3 (1.56%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.52%) Lync
12 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 35 (18.23%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.23%) Office 365
2 30 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.65%) IBM SmartCloud
5 7 (3.65%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 82 (42.71%) DNS
2 73 (38.02%) DHCP
3 63 (32.81%) Firewall
4 41 (21.35%) TCP/IP
5 32 (16.67%) SAN
6 29 (15.10%) VPN
7 17 (8.85%) LAN
7 17 (8.85%) NAS
8 16 (8.33%) Network Security
9 15 (7.81%) NetScaler
10 13 (6.77%) WAN
11 12 (6.25%) SSL
11 12 (6.25%) OSPF
11 12 (6.25%) VLAN
12 11 (5.73%) BIG-IP
13 8 (4.17%) LDAP
14 7 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (3.13%) SSH
16 4 (2.08%) BGP
16 4 (2.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 18 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.56%) Redis
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Subversion
1 7 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.56%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 10 (5.21%) Finance
2 4 (2.08%) Financial Institution
2 4 (2.08%) Publishing
2 4 (2.08%) Games
3 3 (1.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.04%) Banking
4 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (21.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (13.54%) Analyst
3 24 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (11.46%) Consultant
4 22 (11.46%) Support Analyst
5 19 (9.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (9.38%) Administrator
7 16 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 14 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (7.29%) Support Engineer
9 11 (5.73%) IT Security Engineer
9 11 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 11 (5.73%) Security Engineer
10 10 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.21%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 8 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
12 7 (3.65%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.65%) Automation Engineer
13 6 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.60%) RESTful
2 4 (2.08%) .NET
3 3 (1.56%) Lucene
4 2 (1.04%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) LAMP
5 1 (0.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 28 (14.58%) Blackberry
3 24 (12.50%) Clustering
4 18 (9.38%) Handset
5 13 (6.77%) Replication
5 13 (6.77%) Mathematics
6 10 (5.21%) Fat Client
6 10 (5.21%) Thin Client
7 8 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.04%) Life Science
10 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.04%) e-Health
11 1 (0.52%) CCTV
11 1 (0.52%) Streaming Music
11 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 166 (86.46%) Windows
2 103 (53.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 102 (53.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (36.46%) Linux
5 62 (32.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (11.46%) UNIX
8 18 (9.38%) Windows 2000
9 7 (3.65%) Debian
10 4 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.08%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.08%) CentOS
11 3 (1.56%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.04%) Solaris
12 2 (1.04%) VMS
13 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.46%) ITIL
2 49 (25.52%) Mentoring
3 36 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (15.10%) Information Security
4 29 (15.10%) Server Building
5 17 (8.85%) Migration
6 16 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 13 (6.77%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.77%) Load Balancing
8 11 (5.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (5.73%) Security Architecture
8 11 (5.73%) Security Management
8 11 (5.73%) Risk Management
8 11 (5.73%) Security Patching
8 11 (5.73%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (4.69%) People Management
10 8 (4.17%) Software Licensing
11 7 (3.65%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (3.65%) DevOps
12 6 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.90%) PowerShell
2 13 (6.77%) C
3 12 (6.25%) Perl
4 10 (5.21%) SQL
5 7 (3.65%) VBScript
5 7 (3.65%) Korn
5 7 (3.65%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.08%) Python
7 3 (1.56%) C#
8 2 (1.04%) Java
8 2 (1.04%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (23.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 35 (18.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (16.67%) MCSE
4 26 (13.54%) MCSA
5 24 (12.50%) MCP
6 23 (11.98%) VCP5
7 16 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (5.73%) CCNA
9 9 (4.69%) Degree
10 6 (3.13%) CCNP
11 4 (2.08%) CCSP
12 2 (1.04%) CCA
12 2 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.04%) VCP4
13 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.52%) MCITP
13 1 (0.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.98%) SLA
2 11 (5.73%) QA
3 5 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (69.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (63.54%) Active Directory
3 74 (38.54%) VMware ESX
4 62 (32.29%) XenApp
5 43 (22.40%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (18.23%) XenDesktop
6 35 (18.23%) vCloud
7 24 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 23 (11.98%) Terminal Services
9 18 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (2.60%) Firmware
11 4 (2.08%) NFS
11 4 (2.08%) Dovecot
11 4 (2.08%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.56%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (1.56%) XenServer
12 3 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (11.46%) Norton AntiVirus
1 22 (11.46%) Backup Exec
2 18 (9.38%) NetBackup
3 16 (8.33%) Nagios
4 13 (6.77%) Puppet
4 13 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (6.25%) Ansible
6 11 (5.73%) Nessus
7 9 (4.69%) SCCM
8 5 (2.60%) WSUS
9 3 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.56%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.52%) Cacti
10 1 (0.52%) Opsview
10 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 190 (98.96%) VMware
2 110 (57.29%) Microsoft
3 80 (41.67%) Citrix
4 60 (31.25%) Cisco
5 42 (21.88%) HP
6 31 (16.15%) Sophos
7 25 (13.02%) Symantec
8 23 (11.98%) Intel
9 20 (10.42%) Veritas
10 19 (9.90%) CheckPoint
11 17 (8.85%) Fujitsu
12 15 (7.81%) F5
13 14 (7.29%) Oracle
14 12 (6.25%) Red Hat
15 11 (5.73%) Websense
16 10 (5.21%) Veeam
16 10 (5.21%) Apple
17 9 (4.69%) 3PAR
18 8 (4.17%) SonicWALL
18 8 (4.17%) Dell
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