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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 151 154 173
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 105 83 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.35% 1.22% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 11.48% 10.43% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 91 55 100
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% -9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
915 796 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.79% 11.71% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 734 621 842
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +26 60 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Essex -5 17 £54,375 +67.30%
Bedfordshire +2 11 £45,000 - 6
Suffolk - 9 £43,000 -
Cambridgeshire -38 7 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Norfolk -1 2 £43,750 +86.17%
East Anglia - 1 £60,000 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 183 (94.82%) VMware
2 120 (62.18%) Windows
3 109 (56.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (47.15%) Microsoft
5 76 (39.38%) DNS
5 76 (39.38%) Active Directory
6 75 (38.86%) Cisco
7 72 (37.31%) Citrix
8 66 (34.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 58 (30.05%) MS Exchange
9 58 (30.05%) SAN
9 58 (30.05%) VMware ESX
10 56 (29.02%) DHCP
11 55 (28.50%) SQL
12 53 (27.46%) XenApp
13 49 (25.39%) SQL Server
14 48 (24.87%) Exchange Server 2010
15 46 (23.83%) IIS
15 46 (23.83%) Firewall
16 44 (22.80%) Symantec
16 44 (22.80%) Backup Exec
16 44 (22.80%) Exchange Server 2007
17 42 (21.76%) ITIL
17 42 (21.76%) Linux
17 42 (21.76%) Windows Server 2003
18 41 (21.24%) HP
19 39 (20.21%) Hyper-V
20 35 (18.13%) Disaster Recovery
20 35 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
21 34 (17.62%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 58 (30.05%) MS Exchange
2 48 (24.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (23.83%) IIS
4 44 (22.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (16.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (6.74%) SharePoint
8 12 (6.22%) Apache
9 11 (5.70%) WebLogic
9 11 (5.70%) WebSphere
9 11 (5.70%) OpenStack
10 10 (5.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (5.18%) GlassFish
10 10 (5.18%) Tomcat
10 10 (5.18%) JBoss
11 8 (4.15%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (2.59%) Documentum
12 5 (2.59%) LiveCycle
13 3 (1.55%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 29 (15.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.70%) IBM SmartCloud
2 10 (5.18%) SaaS
3 8 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.07%) PaaS
5 4 (2.07%) IaaS
6 3 (1.55%) Office 365
7 1 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 76 (39.38%) DNS
2 58 (30.05%) SAN
3 56 (29.02%) DHCP
4 46 (23.83%) Firewall
5 24 (12.44%) WAN
6 21 (10.88%) LAN
7 18 (9.33%) TCP/IP
7 18 (9.33%) VPN
8 11 (5.70%) iSCSI
9 10 (5.18%) BIG-IP
10 8 (4.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.11%) NAS
11 6 (3.11%) OSPF
11 6 (3.11%) BGP
12 5 (2.59%) VoIP
12 5 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (2.07%) HTTP
13 4 (2.07%) IPv6
14 3 (1.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.39%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (11.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (5.70%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.70%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.07%) MySQL
6 3 (1.55%) Big Data
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Subversion
1 11 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.59%) Ant
General
1 19 (9.84%) Finance
2 7 (3.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (2.59%) Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.04%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (35.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (11.40%) Consultant
3 21 (10.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (9.33%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.74%) Administrator
6 12 (6.22%) Technical Specialist
6 12 (6.22%) Citrix Specialist
6 12 (6.22%) VMware Specialist
6 12 (6.22%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 11 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.70%) Architect
8 10 (5.18%) Analyst
8 10 (5.18%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (4.66%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (4.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.66%) Network Support
10 8 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.15%) VMware Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.11%) XML
2 3 (1.55%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.52%) LAMP
3 1 (0.52%) JSON
3 1 (0.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.52%) J2EE
3 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.52%) COM
3 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.62%) Blackberry
2 25 (12.95%) Clustering
3 14 (7.25%) Replication
4 11 (5.70%) PKI
5 8 (4.15%) SecurID
5 8 (4.15%) FMCG
6 7 (3.63%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.07%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.55%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.04%) Statistics
10 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.04%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.04%) User Experience
10 2 (1.04%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.52%) Open Source
11 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 120 (62.18%) Windows
2 66 (34.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (21.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (21.76%) Linux
4 35 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (10.88%) Windows 2000
5 21 (10.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (7.77%) UNIX
7 14 (7.25%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.66%) CentOS
9 8 (4.15%) Android
9 8 (4.15%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.15%) VMS
9 8 (4.15%) Windows Phone 8
9 8 (4.15%) Windows Phone
10 7 (3.63%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.07%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.76%) ITIL
2 35 (18.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (13.47%) Migration
4 20 (10.36%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (9.84%) Load Balancing
6 9 (4.66%) Project Management
6 9 (4.66%) ERP
6 9 (4.66%) Data Analysis
7 8 (4.15%) Service Management
7 8 (4.15%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.63%) Business Continuity
8 7 (3.63%) Capacity Management
9 6 (3.11%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.59%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.55%) Process Management
11 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (1.55%) Validation
11 3 (1.55%) Data Analytics
11 3 (1.55%) Analytics
11 3 (1.55%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.50%) SQL
2 20 (10.36%) Perl
3 17 (8.81%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.70%) Bash Shell
5 10 (5.18%) Korn
6 9 (4.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.52%) VBScript
7 1 (0.52%) VB
7 1 (0.52%) Python
7 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.52%) C
7 1 (0.52%) C#
7 1 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (15.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (14.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (11.92%) MCSE
4 22 (11.40%) SC Cleared
4 22 (11.40%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (6.22%) VCP5
7 9 (4.66%) MCSA
7 9 (4.66%) OCP
7 9 (4.66%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (4.66%) RHCE
8 7 (3.63%) MCITP
8 7 (3.63%) CCNA
9 6 (3.11%) Degree
9 6 (3.11%) MCP
9 6 (3.11%) CCNP
10 5 (2.59%) MCTS
11 4 (2.07%) NCDA
11 4 (2.07%) NCIE
11 4 (2.07%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (56.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (39.38%) Active Directory
3 58 (30.05%) VMware ESX
4 53 (27.46%) XenApp
5 39 (20.21%) Hyper-V
6 33 (17.10%) XenDesktop
6 33 (17.10%) vCloud
7 26 (13.47%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (6.22%) XenServer
9 9 (4.66%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (4.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (2.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (1.04%) Xen
14 2 (1.04%) NFS
14 2 (1.04%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.04%) VMFS
15 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 44 (22.80%) Backup Exec
2 27 (13.99%) NetBackup
3 21 (10.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (8.81%) SCCM
5 13 (6.74%) SCOM
5 13 (6.74%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (5.18%) Ansible
6 10 (5.18%) Puppet
7 9 (4.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (4.15%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (3.11%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.04%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.04%) Legato
11 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 183 (94.82%) VMware
2 91 (47.15%) Microsoft
3 75 (38.86%) Cisco
4 72 (37.31%) Citrix
5 44 (22.80%) Symantec
6 41 (21.24%) HP
7 31 (16.06%) EMC
7 31 (16.06%) NetApp
8 29 (15.03%) Oracle
9 28 (14.51%) Sophos
10 22 (11.40%) Red Hat
11 21 (10.88%) Veritas
12 19 (9.84%) IBM
13 15 (7.77%) Veeam
14 12 (6.22%) AppSense
15 10 (5.18%) Acronis
15 10 (5.18%) F5
15 10 (5.18%) SaltStack
16 9 (4.66%) Dell
17 8 (4.15%) Lotus
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