The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 348 337 251
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -86
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 698 941 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.93% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 6.74% 8.04% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 615 822 1165
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,530 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
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
10363 11698 13351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.35% 11.61% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8662 9878 11332
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in England

vSphere
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
London -3 212 £50,000 - 22
South East -42 170 £45,000 -5.26% 19
North West +17 79 £38,500 -3.75% 7
Yorkshire 0 68 £42,500 +6.25% 7
East Midlands +58 58 £42,500 +19.71%
East of England +1 53 £40,500 -10.00% 3
West Midlands 0 42 £37,500 -6.25% 7
South West +11 29 £40,000 +6.66% 10
North East +9 4 £40,000 +100.00%
Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 England region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 1407 (86.21%) VMware
2 1209 (74.08%) Windows
3 939 (57.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 921 (56.43%) Active Directory
5 878 (53.80%) Microsoft
6 762 (46.69%) Windows Server
7 702 (43.01%) Linux
8 613 (37.56%) Cisco
9 529 (32.41%) Firewall
10 487 (29.84%) SAN
11 483 (29.60%) MS Exchange
12 474 (29.04%) ITIL
13 469 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 465 (28.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 442 (27.08%) Citrix
16 435 (26.65%) DNS
17 429 (26.29%) PowerShell
18 387 (23.71%) SQL Server
19 338 (20.71%) DHCP
20 333 (20.40%) Data Centre
21 324 (19.85%) Hyper-V
22 323 (19.79%) HP
23 315 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
24 306 (18.75%) SQL
25 298 (18.26%) MS Excel
26 296 (18.14%) TCP/IP
27 291 (17.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 289 (17.71%) Office 365
29 271 (16.61%) SCCM
30 270 (16.54%) XenApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 483 (29.60%) MS Exchange
2 244 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 214 (13.11%) IIS
4 154 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 146 (8.95%) OpenStack
6 122 (7.48%) SharePoint
7 112 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 102 (6.25%) CloudStack
9 99 (6.07%) JBoss
10 96 (5.88%) WebLogic
11 95 (5.82%) WebSphere
12 63 (3.86%) Apache
13 55 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
14 54 (3.31%) Skype for Business
15 30 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
16 29 (1.78%) Tomcat
17 24 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 13 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
19 8 (0.49%) Apache Pig
19 8 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 298 (18.26%) MS Excel
2 164 (10.05%) MS Office
3 24 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.061%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (1.35%) assyst
2 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.18%) Bankmaster
3 3 (0.18%) Infor CRM
3 3 (0.18%) Line 500
3 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.18%) Sage 1000
3 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.061%) Eikon
5 1 (0.061%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.061%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.061%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 289 (17.71%) Office 365
2 226 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
3 190 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 71 (4.35%) SaaS
5 60 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
6 53 (3.25%) IaaS
7 38 (2.33%) Mimecast
8 27 (1.65%) OpenShift
9 25 (1.53%) PaaS
10 23 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
11 19 (1.16%) SoftLayer
12 18 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (0.55%) OneDrive
16 8 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
17 7 (0.43%) Amazon S3
17 7 (0.43%) G Suite
18 6 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 5 (0.31%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 529 (32.41%) Firewall
2 487 (29.84%) SAN
3 435 (26.65%) DNS
4 338 (20.71%) DHCP
5 296 (18.14%) TCP/IP
6 267 (16.36%) LAN
7 261 (15.99%) WAN
8 166 (10.17%) VPN
9 125 (7.66%) VLAN
10 84 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
11 81 (4.96%) NAS
12 72 (4.41%) Wireless
13 71 (4.35%) VoIP
14 69 (4.23%) Internet
15 67 (4.11%) NetScaler
16 64 (3.92%) Network Security
17 54 (3.31%) iSCSI
18 52 (3.19%) Cisco Nexus
19 51 (3.13%) LDAP
20 50 (3.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 98 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 54 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 52 (3.19%) MySQL
6 40 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 39 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (0.67%) Big Data
10 10 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.55%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.49%) Apache Hive
12 8 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.31%) OLAP
15 5 (0.31%) OLTP
15 5 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 66 (4.04%) Jenkins
2 51 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 45 (2.76%) TeamCity
4 25 (1.53%) Subversion
5 20 (1.23%) JIRA
6 19 (1.16%) Vagrant
7 12 (0.74%) JUnit
8 11 (0.67%) DbUnit
8 11 (0.67%) jMock
8 11 (0.67%) Maven
8 11 (0.67%) Mockito
8 11 (0.67%) SonarQube
9 10 (0.61%) Hudson
9 10 (0.61%) Visual Studio
10 9 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (0.55%) Robot Framework
10 9 (0.55%) Selenium
11 8 (0.49%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.49%) CodeSonar
11 8 (0.49%) git-flow
General
1 252 (15.44%) Finance
2 109 (6.68%) Telecoms
3 54 (3.31%) Banking
4 49 (3.00%) Retail
5 36 (2.21%) Legal
6 34 (2.08%) Back Office
7 26 (1.59%) Law
8 21 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.29%) Publishing
9 16 (0.98%) Advertising
9 16 (0.98%) Games
10 15 (0.92%) Marketing
11 14 (0.86%) Online Betting
12 7 (0.43%) Billing
13 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.31%) German Language
13 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.25%) Electronics
14 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 405 (24.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 216 (13.24%) Support Engineer
3 193 (11.83%) Analyst
4 176 (10.78%) VMware Engineer
5 161 (9.87%) Administrator
6 120 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 115 (7.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 114 (6.99%) Systems Administrator
9 112 (6.86%) Cloud Engineer
10 102 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 101 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support
12 100 (6.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 98 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
14 95 (5.82%) Windows Engineer
15 93 (5.70%) IT Support
15 93 (5.70%) Support Analyst
16 90 (5.51%) IT Engineer
16 90 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
17 83 (5.09%) Network Engineer
18 81 (4.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (8.03%) .NET
2 67 (4.11%) Web Services
3 45 (2.76%) LAMP
4 39 (2.39%) SOAP
5 26 (1.59%) JSON
6 23 (1.41%) ASP.NET
6 23 (1.41%) REST
7 20 (1.23%) RESTful
8 17 (1.04%) HTML
9 14 (0.86%) XML
10 12 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (0.67%) Flash
11 11 (0.67%) J2EE
11 11 (0.67%) PowerMock
11 11 (0.67%) Spring
12 8 (0.49%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.49%) Java EE
12 8 (0.49%) jBPM
12 8 (0.49%) Spring MVC
12 8 (0.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 333 (20.40%) Data Centre
2 120 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (6.37%) Clustering
4 87 (5.33%) Driving Licence
5 77 (4.72%) EMC VNX
6 66 (4.04%) Replication
7 54 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 47 (2.88%) Computer Science
9 43 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 43 (2.63%) PKI
10 37 (2.27%) Fat Client
10 37 (2.27%) Thin Client
11 29 (1.78%) Blackberry
12 27 (1.65%) iPad
13 26 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (1.53%) FlexPod
15 24 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
16 23 (1.41%) Statistics
17 22 (1.35%) Fintech
17 22 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1209 (74.08%) Windows
2 762 (46.69%) Windows Server
3 702 (43.01%) Linux
4 469 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 465 (28.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 250 (15.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 232 (14.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 189 (11.58%) Unix
9 131 (8.03%) Windows 7
10 69 (4.23%) Windows 8
11 61 (3.74%) CentOS
12 60 (3.68%) Windows 10
13 58 (3.55%) Ubuntu
14 46 (2.82%) Solaris
15 30 (1.84%) Mac OS X
16 28 (1.72%) Debian
17 23 (1.41%) Android
17 23 (1.41%) Windows XP
18 19 (1.16%) Apple iOS
18 19 (1.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (29.04%) ITIL
2 200 (12.25%) DevOps
3 190 (11.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 168 (10.29%) Configuration Management
5 143 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (7.72%) Scrum
7 109 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
8 100 (6.13%) Presales
9 99 (6.07%) Mentoring
10 97 (5.94%) DSDM
11 93 (5.70%) Project Management
12 89 (5.45%) Change Control
13 83 (5.09%) Service Delivery
14 77 (4.72%) RUP
15 73 (4.47%) Migration
15 73 (4.47%) OWASP
16 72 (4.41%) High Availability
17 71 (4.35%) Service Management
18 67 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
19 65 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 429 (26.29%) PowerShell
2 306 (18.75%) SQL
3 259 (15.87%) Python
4 172 (10.54%) Ruby
5 161 (9.87%) Bash Shell
6 122 (7.48%) Shell Script
7 107 (6.56%) Perl
8 71 (4.35%) Java
9 37 (2.27%) C
10 27 (1.65%) C#
10 27 (1.65%) VB
11 19 (1.16%) JavaScript
12 17 (1.04%) VBScript
13 16 (0.98%) C++
14 14 (0.86%) PHP
15 11 (0.67%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.49%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.43%) Korn
18 3 (0.18%) Go
19 1 (0.061%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 315 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 291 (17.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 252 (15.44%) Cisco Certification
4 222 (13.60%) MCSE
5 220 (13.48%) CCNA
6 147 (9.01%) MCSA
7 117 (7.17%) Security Cleared
8 115 (7.05%) MCITP
9 99 (6.07%) Degree
10 97 (5.94%) SC Cleared
11 58 (3.55%) CCNP
11 58 (3.55%) MCP
12 38 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (2.08%) VCAP
14 32 (1.96%) VCDX
15 30 (1.84%) RHCSA
15 30 (1.84%) VCP5
16 29 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
16 29 (1.78%) RHCA
17 28 (1.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (10.48%) SLA
2 56 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.65%) QA
4 26 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.92%) HIPAA
System Software
1 939 (57.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 921 (56.43%) Active Directory
3 324 (19.85%) Hyper-V
4 270 (16.54%) XenApp
5 204 (12.50%) vCloud
6 148 (9.07%) VMware ESX
7 143 (8.76%) VMware ESXi
8 135 (8.27%) XenServer
9 113 (6.92%) Xen
10 102 (6.25%) XenDesktop
11 63 (3.86%) Terminal Services
12 58 (3.55%) Docker
13 52 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
14 35 (2.14%) Firmware
15 28 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
16 26 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 23 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 22 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
19 21 (1.29%) NFS
20 19 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 271 (16.61%) SCCM
2 259 (15.87%) Puppet
3 186 (11.40%) Opscode Chef
4 107 (6.56%) Ansible
4 107 (6.56%) SCOM
5 95 (5.82%) Tivoli
6 91 (5.58%) WSUS
7 77 (4.72%) Cobbler
8 59 (3.62%) vRealize
9 55 (3.37%) Backup Exec
9 55 (3.37%) Nagios
10 46 (2.82%) vMotion
11 42 (2.57%) NetBackup
12 31 (1.90%) Salt
13 27 (1.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 26 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
15 22 (1.35%) Terraform
15 22 (1.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 19 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
17 18 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1407 (86.21%) VMware
2 878 (53.80%) Microsoft
3 613 (37.56%) Cisco
4 442 (27.08%) Citrix
5 323 (19.79%) HP
6 255 (15.63%) Red Hat
7 222 (13.60%) Oracle
8 180 (11.03%) NetApp
9 158 (9.68%) EMC
10 141 (8.64%) Dell
11 119 (7.29%) Veeam
12 97 (5.94%) EnterpriseDB
13 81 (4.96%) CheckPoint
14 69 (4.23%) IBM
15 64 (3.92%) Symantec
16 59 (3.62%) CommVault
17 41 (2.51%) Juniper
17 41 (2.51%) Veritas
18 33 (2.02%) Apple
18 33 (2.02%) Avaya
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £23,100 per annum Up to £23,100 +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Galliard Homes
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Computer People
Salary: £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum Up to £28,600 +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + qualifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Computer People
Salary: £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + + Bonus + On-call + OT + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chard, Somerset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-43,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 + 11,000 Bonus + Car allowance and Excellent benefits packag
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + On-call + O/T +++
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits and Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chard, Somerset
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £43k - 50k per year + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago