The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 268 308 255
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -53
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1139 1003 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.12% 0.91% 1.14%
As % of the System Software category 9.93% 8.55% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 933 832 1023
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
vSphere
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11475 11736 10367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.24% 10.68% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9555 9851 8879
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in England

vSphere
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the England region.

vSphere Salary Trend in England

vSphere
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in England

vSphere
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
South East +95 357 £42,500 - 36
London -13 348 £47,500 -5.00% 21
South West +27 117 £39,000 -2.50% 5
East of England -2 113 £41,000 +10.81% 11
Yorkshire +3 85 £36,750 -2.00% 11
North West +7 52 £37,500 +13.63% 7
West Midlands -23 49 £35,000 -7.89% 10
East Midlands -18 15 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North East -9 2 £29,750 -20.66% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2189 (93.03%) VMware
2 1847 (78.50%) Windows
3 1491 (63.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1255 (53.34%) Microsoft
5 1203 (51.13%) Active Directory
6 965 (41.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 958 (40.71%) MS Exchange
8 936 (39.78%) Cisco
9 878 (37.31%) Citrix
10 823 (34.98%) SAN
11 733 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 680 (28.90%) Linux
13 678 (28.81%) DNS
14 613 (26.05%) Firewall
15 605 (25.71%) SQL Server
16 601 (25.54%) HP
17 594 (25.24%) ITIL
18 587 (24.95%) Windows Server 2003
19 577 (24.52%) Exchange Server 2010
20 568 (24.14%) XenApp
21 517 (21.97%) Hyper-V
22 498 (21.16%) DHCP
23 482 (20.48%) TCP/IP
24 479 (20.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 474 (20.14%) MS Excel
25 474 (20.14%) Data Centre
26 456 (19.38%) Microsoft Certification
27 436 (18.53%) SQL
28 401 (17.04%) VMware ESX
29 382 (16.23%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 958 (40.71%) MS Exchange
2 577 (24.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 303 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 263 (11.18%) IIS
5 221 (9.39%) SharePoint
6 204 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 197 (8.37%) Lync
8 182 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 122 (5.18%) Apache
10 104 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 91 (3.87%) Tomcat
12 46 (1.95%) OpenStack
13 40 (1.70%) WebSphere
14 39 (1.66%) JBoss
14 39 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
15 36 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 35 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
17 29 (1.23%) Apache Solr
18 24 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
19 23 (0.98%) WorkSite
Applications
1 474 (20.14%) MS Excel
2 258 (10.96%) MS Office
3 34 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
2 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.085%) Line 500
4 2 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.042%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.042%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 211 (8.97%) Office 365
2 136 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 134 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
5 63 (2.68%) SaaS
6 42 (1.78%) Mimecast
7 37 (1.57%) PaaS
8 31 (1.32%) IaaS
9 25 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.89%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
11 13 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.30%) Route 53
13 6 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.13%) Heroku
15 2 (0.085%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 1 (0.042%) Symantec.cloud
16 1 (0.042%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 823 (34.98%) SAN
2 678 (28.81%) DNS
3 613 (26.05%) Firewall
4 498 (21.16%) DHCP
5 482 (20.48%) TCP/IP
6 287 (12.20%) WAN
7 284 (12.07%) LAN
8 273 (11.60%) NAS
9 255 (10.84%) VPN
10 186 (7.90%) NetScaler
11 154 (6.54%) iSCSI
12 149 (6.33%) VLAN
13 126 (5.35%) Cisco ASA
14 117 (4.97%) VoIP
15 116 (4.93%) Fibre Channel
16 101 (4.29%) Network Security
17 96 (4.08%) Wireless
18 90 (3.82%) Internet
19 87 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
20 73 (3.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 605 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 228 (9.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 110 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 101 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 81 (3.44%) MySQL
6 36 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 31 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 26 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 19 (0.81%) DB2
10 18 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.47%) NoSQL
15 10 (0.42%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.38%) Big Data
16 9 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (0.34%) Data Mining
18 4 (0.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 38 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 25 (1.06%) Subversion
3 10 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.30%) Liquibase
4 7 (0.30%) Flyway
4 7 (0.30%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.30%) InstallShield
5 6 (0.25%) CruiseControl
6 5 (0.21%) NUnit
6 5 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.21%) Selenium
6 5 (0.21%) TestDirector
6 5 (0.21%) LoadRunner
6 5 (0.21%) Artifactory
6 5 (0.21%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.17%) Hudson
7 4 (0.17%) Ant
8 3 (0.13%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.13%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.13%) Maven
General
1 354 (15.04%) Finance
2 116 (4.93%) Banking
3 73 (3.10%) Legal
4 60 (2.55%) Back Office
5 55 (2.34%) Advertising
6 53 (2.25%) Law
7 46 (1.95%) Retail
8 41 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.10%) Publishing
11 20 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.64%) Billing
12 15 (0.64%) Marketing
13 14 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.51%) Online Betting
15 10 (0.42%) Military
16 8 (0.34%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.34%) French Language
16 8 (0.34%) German Language
17 5 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 405 (17.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 377 (16.02%) Analyst
3 270 (11.47%) Support Engineer
4 216 (9.18%) Consultant
5 214 (9.09%) Administrator
6 171 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
7 158 (6.71%) Support Analyst
8 134 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 120 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
10 119 (5.06%) Architect
11 108 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 96 (4.08%) Network Engineer
13 84 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
14 78 (3.31%) IT Support
15 77 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 77 (3.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 76 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
17 75 (3.19%) Technical Support
18 74 (3.14%) Wintel Engineer
19 69 (2.93%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (1.95%) Web Services
2 39 (1.66%) .NET
3 19 (0.81%) LAMP
4 17 (0.72%) Software Packaging
5 16 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (0.59%) RESTful
7 12 (0.51%) Middleware
8 11 (0.47%) HTML
8 11 (0.47%) XML
8 11 (0.47%) Application Packaging
9 10 (0.42%) HTML5
9 10 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (0.42%) jQuery
10 9 (0.38%) COM
10 9 (0.38%) MAPI
11 8 (0.34%) REST
11 8 (0.34%) ZeroMQ
12 7 (0.30%) Grails
12 7 (0.30%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 474 (20.14%) Data Centre
2 192 (8.16%) Clustering
3 163 (6.93%) Blackberry
4 151 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
5 143 (6.08%) Replication
6 124 (5.27%) Private Cloud
7 106 (4.50%) EMC VNX
8 80 (3.40%) Management Information System
9 69 (2.93%) Computer Science
10 61 (2.59%) EqualLogic
11 43 (1.83%) CLARiiON
12 41 (1.74%) Thin Client
12 41 (1.74%) Fat Client
13 36 (1.53%) HP Storage
13 36 (1.53%) HP StoreVirtual
14 33 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
15 30 (1.27%) Hedge funds
16 29 (1.23%) FlexPod
17 27 (1.15%) Public Cloud
17 27 (1.15%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1847 (78.50%) Windows
2 965 (41.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 733 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 680 (28.90%) Linux
5 587 (24.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 253 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 183 (7.78%) Windows 7
8 174 (7.39%) UNIX
9 132 (5.61%) Windows 8
10 119 (5.06%) Windows XP
11 108 (4.59%) CentOS
12 66 (2.80%) Solaris
13 63 (2.68%) Data ONTAP
14 46 (1.95%) Windows 2000
15 36 (1.53%) Ubuntu
16 35 (1.49%) Windows Vista
17 31 (1.32%) Android
18 25 (1.06%) VMS
19 20 (0.85%) Debian
20 18 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (25.24%) ITIL
2 167 (7.10%) Mentoring
3 163 (6.93%) Migration
4 158 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 114 (4.84%) Change Management
6 113 (4.80%) Project Management
7 102 (4.33%) Service Delivery
8 95 (4.04%) Configuration Management
9 93 (3.95%) Load Balancing
10 88 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
11 84 (3.57%) Patch Management
12 82 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
13 81 (3.44%) Server Building
14 77 (3.27%) Capacity Management
15 73 (3.10%) Problem Management
16 71 (3.02%) Service Management
17 70 (2.97%) DevOps
18 69 (2.93%) Business Continuity
19 68 (2.89%) ITIL V3
20 56 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 436 (18.53%) SQL
2 252 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 86 (3.65%) Perl
4 79 (3.36%) Bash Shell
5 72 (3.06%) Python
6 57 (2.42%) PHP
7 51 (2.17%) C
8 50 (2.12%) Ruby
9 43 (1.83%) Java
10 42 (1.78%) VB
11 41 (1.74%) VBScript
12 25 (1.06%) JavaScript
12 25 (1.06%) C#
13 24 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 20 (0.85%) Korn
15 18 (0.76%) T-SQL
16 17 (0.72%) PL/SQL
17 13 (0.55%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.47%) Groovy
19 9 (0.38%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 479 (20.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 456 (19.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 349 (14.83%) MCSE
4 323 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
5 266 (11.30%) CCNA
6 182 (7.73%) Degree
7 169 (7.18%) MCSA
8 157 (6.67%) MCITP
9 147 (6.25%) Security Cleared
10 144 (6.12%) Citrix Certification
11 125 (5.31%) CCA
12 90 (3.82%) CCNP
13 88 (3.74%) VCP5
14 75 (3.19%) MCP
15 70 (2.97%) SC Cleared
16 50 (2.12%) NCDA
17 41 (1.74%) VCAP
18 35 (1.49%) DV Cleared
18 35 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 32 (1.36%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (8.12%) SLA
2 72 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.15%) QA
4 24 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.68%) COBIT
6 2 (0.085%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.042%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.042%) HL7
7 1 (0.042%) DICOM
System Software
1 1491 (63.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1203 (51.13%) Active Directory
3 568 (24.14%) XenApp
4 517 (21.97%) Hyper-V
5 401 (17.04%) VMware ESX
6 312 (13.26%) vCloud
7 286 (12.15%) XenDesktop
8 283 (12.03%) VMware ESXi
9 161 (6.84%) XenServer
10 101 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 88 (3.74%) Terminal Services
12 45 (1.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 43 (1.83%) UAG
14 39 (1.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 34 (1.44%) Xen
16 33 (1.40%) VMware Server
17 29 (1.23%) Firmware
18 28 (1.19%) NFS
18 28 (1.19%) DFS Replication
19 21 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 333 (14.15%) SCCM
2 188 (7.99%) Backup Exec
3 173 (7.35%) SCOM
4 135 (5.74%) NetBackup
5 89 (3.78%) Puppet
6 88 (3.74%) WSUS
7 75 (3.19%) Nagios
8 73 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 60 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
10 47 (2.00%) SCVMM
11 46 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
12 41 (1.74%) vMotion
13 34 (1.44%) AirWatch
14 33 (1.40%) HP SIM
15 28 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 27 (1.15%) EdgeSight
17 24 (1.02%) Cacti
18 23 (0.98%) Ansible
19 22 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
20 21 (0.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2189 (93.03%) VMware
2 1255 (53.34%) Microsoft
3 936 (39.78%) Cisco
4 878 (37.31%) Citrix
5 601 (25.54%) HP
6 382 (16.23%) NetApp
7 251 (10.67%) EMC
8 228 (9.69%) Red Hat
9 227 (9.65%) Symantec
10 222 (9.43%) Dell
11 179 (7.61%) Veeam
12 161 (6.84%) Oracle
13 145 (6.16%) IBM
14 95 (4.04%) CheckPoint
15 79 (3.36%) Sophos
16 76 (3.23%) CommVault
16 76 (3.23%) 3PAR
17 75 (3.19%) Veritas
18 70 (2.97%) AppSense
19 64 (2.72%) Juniper
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Fantastic
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum EXcellent salary + variable + excel
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum, Benefits £4,000 on call, Overtime, Expenses
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £47000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up To 100k OTE £125k plus Health, Life, Pension, Car Allowance, Shares
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
NetVector Consulting Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday