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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 151 180 145
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -35
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 104 60 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.44% 0.91% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 12.15% 7.80% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 86 44 114
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.12%
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
856 769 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.83% 11.65% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 678 608 827
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +13 47 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Bedfordshire +25 25 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Essex -13 16 £53,750 +15.59% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Suffolk - 6 £44,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 - 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 185 (95.85%) VMware
2 124 (64.25%) Windows
3 102 (52.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 96 (49.74%) Microsoft
5 86 (44.56%) Cisco
6 85 (44.04%) Active Directory
7 81 (41.97%) Citrix
8 74 (38.34%) DNS
9 69 (35.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 66 (34.20%) MS Exchange
11 65 (33.68%) XenApp
12 59 (30.57%) VMware ESX
13 55 (28.50%) SQL Server
13 55 (28.50%) SAN
13 55 (28.50%) Exchange Server 2010
14 52 (26.94%) Exchange Server 2007
15 51 (26.42%) DHCP
16 50 (25.91%) IIS
17 47 (24.35%) SQL
17 47 (24.35%) Firewall
18 46 (23.83%) Backup Exec
19 43 (22.28%) Windows Server 2012
20 42 (21.76%) Symantec
21 40 (20.73%) Disaster Recovery
21 40 (20.73%) XenDesktop
22 39 (20.21%) HP
22 39 (20.21%) vCloud
23 38 (19.69%) Linux
23 38 (19.69%) ITIL
23 38 (19.69%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 66 (34.20%) MS Exchange
2 55 (28.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (26.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 50 (25.91%) IIS
5 35 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (7.77%) SharePoint
8 12 (6.22%) WebSphere
8 12 (6.22%) WebLogic
8 12 (6.22%) OpenStack
9 11 (5.70%) Tomcat
9 11 (5.70%) JBoss
9 11 (5.70%) GlassFish
10 6 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (3.11%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (2.59%) Documentum
11 5 (2.59%) LiveCycle
12 3 (1.55%) WorkSite
12 3 (1.55%) Apache
13 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (18.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.22%) IBM SmartCloud
2 9 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.15%) SaaS
4 5 (2.59%) PaaS
5 4 (2.07%) IaaS
6 3 (1.55%) Office 365
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 74 (38.34%) DNS
2 55 (28.50%) SAN
3 51 (26.42%) DHCP
4 47 (24.35%) Firewall
5 22 (11.40%) WAN
6 18 (9.33%) LAN
7 16 (8.29%) VPN
8 15 (7.77%) TCP/IP
9 12 (6.22%) iSCSI
10 11 (5.70%) BIG-IP
11 8 (4.15%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (4.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (3.63%) NAS
12 7 (3.63%) BGP
13 6 (3.11%) OSPF
13 6 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (3.11%) NetScaler
14 5 (2.59%) VoIP
15 4 (2.07%) MPLS
15 4 (2.07%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (28.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (14.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (6.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.55%) Big Data
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (6.22%) Subversion
1 12 (6.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.59%) Ant
General
1 21 (10.88%) Finance
2 8 (4.15%) Banking
3 3 (1.55%) Retail
3 3 (1.55%) Publishing
3 3 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (37.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (13.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (10.88%) Consultant
4 19 (9.84%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.81%) Analyst
6 14 (7.25%) Architect
7 12 (6.22%) Technical Specialist
7 12 (6.22%) Citrix Specialist
7 12 (6.22%) VMware Specialist
7 12 (6.22%) Citrix Technical Specialist
8 11 (5.70%) Automation Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.15%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) Network Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) IT Manager
11 7 (3.63%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.59%) XML
2 3 (1.55%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.04%) Web Services
4 1 (0.52%) .NET
4 1 (0.52%) J2EE
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.52%) LAMP
4 1 (0.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.69%) Blackberry
2 33 (17.10%) Clustering
3 17 (8.81%) Replication
4 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.15%) PKI
5 8 (4.15%) FMCG
6 6 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.11%) SecurID
7 5 (2.59%) User Experience
7 5 (2.59%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.04%) Statistics
8 2 (1.04%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.04%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 124 (64.25%) Windows
2 69 (35.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (22.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (19.69%) Linux
5 37 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (13.47%) Windows 2000
7 18 (9.33%) UNIX
8 15 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.18%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.63%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.63%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.11%) VMS
11 6 (3.11%) Android
11 6 (3.11%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (3.11%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.55%) CentOS
12 3 (1.55%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 38 (19.69%) ITIL
3 19 (9.84%) Load Balancing
4 18 (9.33%) Migration
5 13 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (6.22%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.18%) Project Management
8 9 (4.66%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.15%) Service Management
10 6 (3.11%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.59%) People Management
11 5 (2.59%) Data Security
11 5 (2.59%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.59%) ERP
12 4 (2.07%) Security Architecture
12 4 (2.07%) Business Continuity
13 3 (1.55%) Incident Management
13 3 (1.55%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (1.55%) Data Analysis
13 3 (1.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.35%) SQL
2 18 (9.33%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.25%) Perl
4 11 (5.70%) Bash Shell
4 11 (5.70%) Korn
5 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.52%) VBScript
6 1 (0.52%) VB
6 1 (0.52%) Ruby
6 1 (0.52%) PHP
6 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.52%) C#
6 1 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (13.47%) SC Cleared
1 26 (13.47%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (12.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (9.84%) MCSE
4 17 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.18%) CCNA
6 9 (4.66%) MCSA
6 9 (4.66%) CCNP
6 9 (4.66%) VCP5
7 6 (3.11%) MCP
8 5 (2.59%) CCA
8 5 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.59%) MCITP
9 3 (1.55%) MCDST
9 3 (1.55%) MCTS
9 3 (1.55%) OCP
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.55%) RHCE
9 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (52.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (44.04%) Active Directory
3 65 (33.68%) XenApp
4 59 (30.57%) VMware ESX
5 40 (20.73%) XenDesktop
6 39 (20.21%) vCloud
7 36 (18.65%) Hyper-V
8 31 (16.06%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (4.15%) XenServer
9 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (3.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (2.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (1.04%) Xen
14 1 (0.52%) NFS
14 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 46 (23.83%) Backup Exec
2 30 (15.54%) NetBackup
3 26 (13.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (8.29%) SCCM
5 11 (5.70%) Puppet
5 11 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (5.70%) Ansible
6 8 (4.15%) SCOM
7 7 (3.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (3.11%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (3.11%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 185 (95.85%) VMware
2 96 (49.74%) Microsoft
3 86 (44.56%) Cisco
4 81 (41.97%) Citrix
5 42 (21.76%) Symantec
6 39 (20.21%) HP
7 34 (17.62%) Sophos
8 27 (13.99%) NetApp
9 26 (13.47%) Veritas
9 26 (13.47%) Oracle
10 24 (12.44%) EMC
11 20 (10.36%) IBM
12 15 (7.77%) Red Hat
13 14 (7.25%) Veeam
14 12 (6.22%) AppSense
14 12 (6.22%) Intel
15 11 (5.70%) F5
15 11 (5.70%) SaltStack
16 10 (5.18%) Acronis
17 8 (4.15%) Websense
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Salary: Competitive salary with flexible benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Car & Benefits
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Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago