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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 169 155 165
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 79 130 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 1.70% 1.45%
As % of the System Software category 10.79% 12.70% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 75 73 93
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
732 1024 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.13% 13.38% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 597 754 878
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -25 25 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Suffolk +16 18 £30,000 -15.45% 1
Essex +10 15 £55,000 +37.50%
Cambridgeshire -3 12 £36,750 -2.00% 2
Bedfordshire +4 9 £55,000 - 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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.

1 155 (96.27%) VMware
2 122 (75.78%) Windows
3 117 (72.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (55.90%) Windows Server
5 86 (53.42%) Cisco
6 82 (50.93%) Microsoft
7 74 (45.96%) Active Directory
7 74 (45.96%) MS Exchange
8 72 (44.72%) Firewall
9 65 (40.37%) LAN
10 64 (39.75%) SAN
11 62 (38.51%) HP
12 57 (35.40%) WAN
12 57 (35.40%) DNS
13 56 (34.78%) Linux
14 52 (32.30%) Hyper-V
15 48 (29.81%) Citrix
16 42 (26.09%) VPN
17 41 (25.47%) XenApp
18 38 (23.60%) DHCP
19 37 (22.98%) TCP/IP
19 37 (22.98%) VMware ESX
20 34 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
21 32 (19.88%) Office 365
22 31 (19.25%) SQL
23 30 (18.63%) SQL Server
23 30 (18.63%) MCSE
23 30 (18.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 30 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
24 28 (17.39%) MS Excel

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 74 (45.96%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (9.94%) JBoss
3 15 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (8.07%) IIS
5 12 (7.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (6.21%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.35%) WebLogic
9 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (3.11%) Apache
10 5 (3.11%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.24%) Confluence
12 2 (1.24%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.24%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 23 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.88%) Office 365
2 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.24%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (1.24%) SaaS
7 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.62%) IaaS
7 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (44.72%) Firewall
2 65 (40.37%) LAN
3 64 (39.75%) SAN
4 57 (35.40%) DNS
4 57 (35.40%) WAN
5 42 (26.09%) VPN
6 38 (23.60%) DHCP
7 37 (22.98%) TCP/IP
8 22 (13.66%) NAS
9 19 (11.80%) NetScaler
10 18 (11.18%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (9.32%) OSPF
12 14 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (7.45%) SSL
14 11 (6.83%) Network Security
15 10 (6.21%) LDAP
15 10 (6.21%) SSH
16 9 (5.59%) Spanning Tree
17 8 (4.97%) iSCSI
17 8 (4.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.24%) MySQL
3 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.24%) JIRA
1 2 (1.24%) Subversion
General
1 11 (6.83%) Finance
2 7 (4.35%) Publishing
2 7 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.11%) Banking
4 3 (1.86%) Retail
5 2 (1.24%) Automotive
5 2 (1.24%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (32.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (16.15%) VMware Engineer
3 20 (12.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (11.18%) Technical Engineer
5 15 (9.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 14 (8.70%) Server Engineer
6 14 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 13 (8.07%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (7.45%) Infrastructure Support
9 11 (6.83%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (6.83%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.83%) Unix Engineer
10 10 (6.21%) Analyst
10 10 (6.21%) Consultant
10 10 (6.21%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 10 (6.21%) Senior Unix Engineer
10 10 (6.21%) Team Leader
11 9 (5.59%) Network Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.07%) Web Services
2 9 (5.59%) Middleware
3 4 (2.48%) .NET
4 2 (1.24%) JSON
4 2 (1.24%) LAMP
5 1 (0.62%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.62%) HTML
5 1 (0.62%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.62%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.91%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 23 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 20 (12.42%) Blackberry
4 18 (11.18%) Replication
5 15 (9.32%) Driving Licence
6 12 (7.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (6.83%) EqualLogic
8 10 (6.21%) EMC VNX
9 7 (4.35%) Clustering
10 6 (3.73%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (3.73%) Public Cloud
11 5 (3.11%) PKI
12 4 (2.48%) iPad
12 4 (2.48%) iPhone
12 4 (2.48%) Spread Betting
13 3 (1.86%) HP Storage
14 2 (1.24%) HP StoreVirtual
15 1 (0.62%) EMC VMAX
15 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 122 (75.78%) Windows
2 90 (55.90%) Windows Server
3 56 (34.78%) Linux
4 30 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (12.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (9.94%) Unix
7 14 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (6.21%) Solaris
10 9 (5.59%) Windows 7
11 8 (4.97%) Ubuntu
12 7 (4.35%) Android
12 7 (4.35%) Windows 8
13 5 (3.11%) AIX
14 4 (2.48%) CentOS
14 4 (2.48%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.86%) Debian
16 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.62%) Fedora
17 1 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.91%) Disaster Recovery
1 24 (14.91%) High Availability
2 22 (13.66%) Mentoring
3 19 (11.80%) E-Commerce
4 16 (9.94%) Server Virtualisation
5 13 (8.07%) ITIL
5 13 (8.07%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.45%) Server Building
7 10 (6.21%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 9 (5.59%) Network Design
8 9 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.97%) ITSM
10 7 (4.35%) Business Transformation
10 7 (4.35%) Email Filtering
10 7 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (4.35%) Migration
10 7 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.35%) Project Planning
11 6 (3.73%) Patch Management
11 6 (3.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.25%) SQL
2 24 (14.91%) Perl
3 18 (11.18%) PowerShell
4 14 (8.70%) Java
5 12 (7.45%) Python
6 10 (6.21%) Bourne shell
6 10 (6.21%) C-shell
6 10 (6.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.48%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.24%) Korn
8 2 (1.24%) Ruby
8 2 (1.24%) VBScript
9 1 (0.62%) PHP
9 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (18.63%) MCSE
2 30 (18.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (7.45%) CCNA
4 12 (7.45%) MCSA
5 5 (3.11%) MCP
6 2 (1.24%) CCNP
6 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) CCA
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.56%) SLA
System Software
1 117 (72.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (45.96%) Active Directory
3 52 (32.30%) Hyper-V
4 41 (25.47%) XenApp
5 37 (22.98%) VMware ESX
6 16 (9.94%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (7.45%) Terminal Services
8 11 (6.83%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (6.21%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.86%) Firmware
12 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.86%) vCloud
12 3 (1.86%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (1.24%) XenServer
14 1 (0.62%) LXC
14 1 (0.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (6.21%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (3.11%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.11%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (3.11%) Puppet
3 4 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.86%) SCCM
4 3 (1.86%) WSUS
5 2 (1.24%) Ansible
5 2 (1.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.62%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 155 (96.27%) VMware
2 86 (53.42%) Cisco
3 82 (50.93%) Microsoft
4 62 (38.51%) HP
5 48 (29.81%) Citrix
6 26 (16.15%) Dell
7 23 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 22 (13.66%) EMC
9 19 (11.80%) 3PAR
9 19 (11.80%) Apple
10 18 (11.18%) NetApp
11 17 (10.56%) Oracle
12 12 (7.45%) Fujitsu
12 12 (7.45%) SonicWALL
13 11 (6.83%) Veeam
14 10 (6.21%) Avaya
14 10 (6.21%) CheckPoint
14 10 (6.21%) Sun
15 6 (3.73%) AppSense
15 6 (3.73%) Symantec
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