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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 236 287 259
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -28
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1279 936 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.28% 0.95% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 10.32% 9.30% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 758 902
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,047 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
12394 10068 10034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.42% 10.27% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10447 8373 8471
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
London +69 540 £50,250 +9.23% 49
South East +40 355 £45,000 - 29
East of England +35 113 £45,000 -3.22% 9
Yorkshire -24 79 £36,000 -10.00% 13
West Midlands +22 75 £32,500 -35.00% 7
South West -11 65 £36,000 -7.09% 14
North West -1 54 £34,000 -8.10% 8
East Midlands -9 18 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Midlands -9 1 £70,000 -
North East - 1 - - 3
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2468 (96.14%) VMware
2 1934 (75.34%) Windows
3 1701 (66.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1347 (52.47%) Microsoft
5 1261 (49.12%) Active Directory
6 1105 (43.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 1081 (42.11%) Citrix
8 1051 (40.94%) Cisco
9 1041 (40.55%) MS Exchange
10 984 (38.33%) SAN
11 754 (29.37%) Linux
12 734 (28.59%) HP
13 682 (26.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 661 (25.75%) XenApp
15 637 (24.81%) DNS
16 632 (24.62%) SQL Server
17 630 (24.54%) Firewall
18 612 (23.84%) Exchange Server 2010
19 583 (22.71%) Windows Server 2003
20 582 (22.67%) ITIL
21 569 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
22 508 (19.79%) Hyper-V
23 497 (19.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 483 (18.82%) MS Excel
25 463 (18.04%) MCSE
26 457 (17.80%) DHCP
27 439 (17.10%) NetApp
28 434 (16.91%) SQL
29 412 (16.05%) VMware ESX
30 411 (16.01%) Finance

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1041 (40.55%) MS Exchange
2 612 (23.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 353 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 306 (11.92%) IIS
5 291 (11.34%) SharePoint
6 228 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 218 (8.49%) Lync
8 190 (7.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 151 (5.88%) Apache
10 109 (4.25%) Tomcat
11 65 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 61 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 60 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
14 53 (2.06%) JBoss
15 39 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
16 38 (1.48%) WebSphere
17 37 (1.44%) OpenStack
18 35 (1.36%) WebLogic
19 29 (1.13%) Apache Solr
20 24 (0.93%) WorkSite
Applications
1 483 (18.82%) MS Excel
2 233 (9.08%) MS Office
3 21 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.27%) MS Project
5 5 (0.19%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.078%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 18 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
2 8 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.078%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.078%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.039%) Tridion
6 1 (0.039%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.039%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 188 (7.32%) Office 365
2 119 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (2.77%) PaaS
4 60 (2.34%) SaaS
5 55 (2.14%) IaaS
6 49 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
7 48 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.62%) IBM SmartCloud
9 12 (0.47%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.19%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.078%) Heroku
15 1 (0.039%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.039%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 984 (38.33%) SAN
2 637 (24.81%) DNS
3 630 (24.54%) Firewall
4 457 (17.80%) DHCP
5 399 (15.54%) TCP/IP
6 364 (14.18%) WAN
7 344 (13.40%) LAN
8 276 (10.75%) NAS
9 253 (9.86%) VPN
10 190 (7.40%) iSCSI
11 184 (7.17%) NetScaler
12 178 (6.93%) VLAN
13 140 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
14 132 (5.14%) Internet
15 127 (4.95%) Wireless
16 115 (4.48%) MPLS
17 108 (4.21%) VoIP
18 102 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
19 91 (3.54%) SSL
19 91 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 233 (9.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 133 (5.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 109 (4.25%) MySQL
5 89 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 61 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 55 (2.14%) Relational Database
8 36 (1.40%) DB2
9 23 (0.90%) Oracle Database
10 21 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (0.62%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.51%) Informix
13 13 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (0.31%) MongoDB
15 8 (0.31%) NoSQL
16 6 (0.23%) Data Mining
17 5 (0.19%) Big Data
17 5 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 46 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 32 (1.25%) Subversion
3 22 (0.86%) LoadRunner
4 21 (0.82%) JIRA
4 21 (0.82%) Jenkins
5 18 (0.70%) Visual Studio
6 16 (0.62%) AdminStudio
7 14 (0.55%) Hudson
8 12 (0.47%) Ant
9 9 (0.35%) CruiseControl
9 9 (0.35%) JMeter
10 8 (0.31%) Maven
10 8 (0.31%) Artifactory
10 8 (0.31%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.27%) JProfiler
11 7 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.23%) TestDirector
13 5 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
13 5 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 411 (16.01%) Finance
2 111 (4.32%) Banking
3 70 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 69 (2.69%) Law
5 64 (2.49%) Legal
6 58 (2.26%) Back Office
7 49 (1.91%) Marketing
8 47 (1.83%) Publishing
9 45 (1.75%) Retail
10 41 (1.60%) Advertising
11 26 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 23 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.78%) Games
14 12 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.31%) Electronics
16 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.12%) Military
17 3 (0.12%) Billing
18 2 (0.078%) Local Government
18 2 (0.078%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 449 (17.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 346 (13.48%) Support Engineer
3 330 (12.86%) Analyst
4 259 (10.09%) Consultant
5 221 (8.61%) Administrator
6 207 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 167 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
8 165 (6.43%) Architect
9 131 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
10 126 (4.91%) Support Analyst
11 121 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 118 (4.60%) Server Engineer
13 109 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 99 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
15 97 (3.78%) Technical Support
16 91 (3.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 79 (3.08%) VMware Engineer
18 76 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
19 69 (2.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
20 66 (2.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (2.38%) Web Services
2 37 (1.44%) .NET
3 31 (1.21%) Application Packaging
4 18 (0.70%) Middleware
5 15 (0.58%) LAMP
6 12 (0.47%) XML
7 11 (0.43%) J2EE
7 11 (0.43%) HTML
7 11 (0.43%) Software Packaging
8 10 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (0.31%) X-Windows
9 8 (0.31%) JSON
10 7 (0.27%) RESTful
10 7 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (0.27%) COM
10 7 (0.27%) XSL
11 4 (0.16%) WSH
12 3 (0.12%) WinForms
12 3 (0.12%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 282 (10.99%) Clustering
2 172 (6.70%) Replication
3 149 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 127 (4.95%) Blackberry
5 94 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 57 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
7 51 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 48 (1.87%) Hedge funds
9 45 (1.75%) CLARiiON
10 35 (1.36%) Thin Client
10 35 (1.36%) Fat Client
11 33 (1.29%) EqualLogic
12 29 (1.13%) Open Source
13 21 (0.82%) Mathematics
14 19 (0.74%) FlexPod
15 17 (0.66%) Digital Media
15 17 (0.66%) PKI
16 16 (0.62%) iSeries
16 16 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.58%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1934 (75.34%) Windows
2 1105 (43.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 754 (29.37%) Linux
4 682 (26.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 583 (22.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 261 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 248 (9.66%) UNIX
8 224 (8.73%) Windows 7
9 147 (5.73%) CentOS
10 138 (5.38%) Windows XP
11 129 (5.03%) Windows 8
12 116 (4.52%) Solaris
13 66 (2.57%) Windows 2000
14 48 (1.87%) AIX
15 45 (1.75%) VMS
16 41 (1.60%) Windows Vista
17 38 (1.48%) Android
18 32 (1.25%) Ubuntu
19 20 (0.78%) Debian
20 19 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (22.67%) ITIL
2 233 (9.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 174 (6.78%) Project Management
4 161 (6.27%) Migration
5 119 (4.64%) Service Delivery
6 117 (4.56%) Change Management
7 114 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 107 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 96 (3.74%) Load Balancing
10 92 (3.58%) Incident Management
11 88 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
12 86 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
13 85 (3.31%) Service Management
14 79 (3.08%) Business Continuity
15 73 (2.84%) Problem Management
16 67 (2.61%) DevOps
17 62 (2.42%) Capacity Management
18 60 (2.34%) Capacity Planning
18 60 (2.34%) Agile Software Development
19 53 (2.06%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 434 (16.91%) SQL
2 274 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 120 (4.67%) Perl
4 115 (4.48%) PHP
5 94 (3.66%) Python
6 91 (3.54%) Bash Shell
7 83 (3.23%) VBScript
8 62 (2.42%) Shell Script
9 59 (2.30%) Java
10 53 (2.06%) Ruby
11 45 (1.75%) VB
11 45 (1.75%) C
12 35 (1.36%) JavaScript
13 30 (1.17%) C#
14 25 (0.97%) T-SQL
15 16 (0.62%) Korn
16 10 (0.39%) R
17 8 (0.31%) Bourne shell
17 8 (0.31%) C++
18 7 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 569 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 497 (19.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 463 (18.04%) MCSE
4 337 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
5 231 (9.00%) Degree
6 227 (8.84%) CCNA
7 221 (8.61%) MCSA
8 197 (7.67%) Citrix Certification
9 192 (7.48%) MCITP
10 175 (6.82%) CCA
11 132 (5.14%) Security Cleared
12 118 (4.60%) CCNP
13 92 (3.58%) SC Cleared
14 87 (3.39%) MCP
15 83 (3.23%) VCP5
16 67 (2.61%) VCP4
17 65 (2.53%) CCEE
18 52 (2.03%) VCAP
19 51 (1.99%) NCDA
20 38 (1.48%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (7.79%) SLA
2 63 (2.45%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.66%) QA
5 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.19%) COBIT
7 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1701 (66.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1261 (49.12%) Active Directory
3 661 (25.75%) XenApp
4 508 (19.79%) Hyper-V
5 412 (16.05%) VMware ESX
6 365 (14.22%) XenDesktop
7 355 (13.83%) VMware ESXi
8 265 (10.32%) vCloud
9 139 (5.41%) XenServer
10 90 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 71 (2.77%) NFS
12 56 (2.18%) Terminal Services
13 43 (1.68%) Xen
14 41 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 33 (1.29%) VMware Server
16 32 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 32 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 29 (1.13%) Firmware
18 24 (0.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 20 (0.78%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 310 (12.08%) SCCM
2 230 (8.96%) Backup Exec
3 192 (7.48%) SCOM
4 162 (6.31%) NetBackup
5 98 (3.82%) Puppet
6 97 (3.78%) WSUS
7 95 (3.70%) Nagios
8 79 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
9 56 (2.18%) SCVMM
10 52 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
11 41 (1.60%) XenMobile
12 38 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
13 37 (1.44%) Cacti
13 37 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
14 35 (1.36%) Legato
15 34 (1.32%) HP SIM
16 31 (1.21%) Opsview
17 25 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 25 (0.97%) ZABBIX
18 23 (0.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2468 (96.14%) VMware
2 1347 (52.47%) Microsoft
3 1081 (42.11%) Citrix
4 1051 (40.94%) Cisco
5 734 (28.59%) HP
6 439 (17.10%) NetApp
7 352 (13.71%) EMC
8 298 (11.61%) Red Hat
9 291 (11.34%) Dell
10 250 (9.74%) Symantec
11 198 (7.71%) Oracle
12 178 (6.93%) Veeam
13 171 (6.66%) IBM
14 102 (3.97%) AppSense
15 89 (3.47%) Veritas
16 84 (3.27%) Juniper
16 84 (3.27%) CommVault
17 75 (2.92%) Avaya
18 72 (2.80%) Sophos
18 72 (2.80%) 3PAR
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens & PDP
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +£6,000 bonus, based on your utilisation
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago