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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 215 280 253
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -27
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1353 965 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.37% 1.00% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 11.20% 9.58% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 751 1013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
12077 10071 10495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.27% 10.40% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10336 8405 8995
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 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 26 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
London +75 546 £50,000 +5.26% 65
South East +48 378 £45,000 - 46
East of England +28 103 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Yorkshire -26 102 £35,000 -22.22% 10
West Midlands +48 86 £32,500 -35.00% 12
South West +2 61 £37,500 -3.84% 7
North West -3 57 £32,500 -7.14% 11
East Midlands -24 20 £41,250 +8.55% 5
Midlands -4 3 £35,000 -
North East -9 2 £27,500 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2413 (96.14%) VMware
2 1882 (74.98%) Windows
3 1672 (66.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1297 (51.67%) Microsoft
5 1239 (49.36%) Active Directory
6 1082 (43.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1070 (42.63%) Citrix
8 995 (39.64%) MS Exchange
9 989 (39.40%) Cisco
10 974 (38.80%) SAN
11 747 (29.76%) Linux
12 715 (28.49%) HP
13 655 (26.10%) XenApp
14 654 (26.06%) DNS
15 646 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 610 (24.30%) Firewall
17 599 (23.86%) SQL Server
18 587 (23.39%) ITIL
19 584 (23.27%) Exchange Server 2010
20 559 (22.27%) Windows Server 2003
21 514 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
22 474 (18.88%) DHCP
22 474 (18.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 472 (18.80%) MS Excel
24 458 (18.25%) Hyper-V
25 451 (17.97%) NetApp
26 427 (17.01%) SQL
27 425 (16.93%) Finance
28 424 (16.89%) MCSE
29 423 (16.85%) VMware ESX

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 995 (39.64%) MS Exchange
2 584 (23.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 327 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 293 (11.67%) IIS
5 292 (11.63%) SharePoint
6 220 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 207 (8.25%) Lync
8 176 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 153 (6.10%) Apache
10 103 (4.10%) Tomcat
11 63 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 58 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 55 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 50 (1.99%) JBoss
15 40 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
16 35 (1.39%) WebSphere
16 35 (1.39%) OpenStack
17 32 (1.27%) WebLogic
18 25 (1.00%) CMS
19 23 (0.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 472 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 213 (8.49%) MS Office
3 19 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.20%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
3 8 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.080%) Tridion
5 2 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.080%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.080%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.040%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.040%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.040%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 149 (5.94%) Office 365
2 101 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (2.63%) PaaS
4 61 (2.43%) IaaS
5 51 (2.03%) SaaS
6 49 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
7 45 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
9 12 (0.48%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.28%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.20%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.080%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.040%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.040%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 974 (38.80%) SAN
2 654 (26.06%) DNS
3 610 (24.30%) Firewall
4 474 (18.88%) DHCP
5 392 (15.62%) TCP/IP
6 370 (14.74%) WAN
7 358 (14.26%) LAN
8 298 (11.87%) NAS
9 261 (10.40%) VPN
10 193 (7.69%) iSCSI
11 182 (7.25%) NetScaler
12 162 (6.45%) VLAN
13 136 (5.42%) Internet
14 125 (4.98%) Fibre Channel
15 119 (4.74%) Wireless
16 113 (4.50%) MPLS
17 107 (4.26%) SSL
18 104 (4.14%) Cisco ASA
19 102 (4.06%) IPsec
20 98 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 212 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 136 (5.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 107 (4.26%) MySQL
5 77 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 55 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 49 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 31 (1.24%) DB2
9 25 (1.00%) Oracle Database
10 20 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 15 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (0.52%) Informix
14 11 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.28%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.24%) NoSQL
16 6 (0.24%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 5 (0.20%) Big Data
17 5 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 31 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 29 (1.16%) Subversion
4 21 (0.84%) JIRA
5 19 (0.76%) LoadRunner
6 18 (0.72%) AdminStudio
6 18 (0.72%) Hudson
7 17 (0.68%) Ant
8 15 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 14 (0.56%) CruiseControl
10 13 (0.52%) Maven
11 12 (0.48%) Artifactory
11 12 (0.48%) Mercurial
12 9 (0.36%) JMeter
13 7 (0.28%) JProfiler
14 6 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
15 5 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (0.16%) Juju
17 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 425 (16.93%) Finance
2 94 (3.75%) Banking
3 71 (2.83%) Law
4 66 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 57 (2.27%) Legal
5 57 (2.27%) Back Office
6 49 (1.95%) Publishing
7 46 (1.83%) Marketing
8 37 (1.47%) Advertising
9 34 (1.35%) Retail
10 20 (0.80%) Games
11 18 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.40%) Electronics
15 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.080%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.080%) Automotive
17 1 (0.040%) Military
Job Titles
1 438 (17.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 346 (13.78%) Analyst
3 339 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 231 (9.20%) Consultant
5 198 (7.89%) Administrator
6 197 (7.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 158 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
8 148 (5.90%) Architect
9 138 (5.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 134 (5.34%) Support Analyst
11 120 (4.78%) Systems Engineer
12 117 (4.66%) Server Engineer
13 103 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
14 102 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 87 (3.47%) Technical Support
15 87 (3.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 79 (3.15%) VMware Engineer
17 78 (3.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
18 71 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support
19 66 (2.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (2.55%) Web Services
2 42 (1.67%) .NET
3 34 (1.35%) Application Packaging
4 18 (0.72%) Middleware
5 16 (0.64%) XML
6 13 (0.52%) LAMP
6 13 (0.52%) HTML
6 13 (0.52%) Software Packaging
7 12 (0.48%) JSON
8 10 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (0.36%) J2EE
9 9 (0.36%) RESTful
10 8 (0.32%) COM
10 8 (0.32%) X-Windows
11 7 (0.28%) XSL
11 7 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (0.16%) Django
12 4 (0.16%) Ajax
12 4 (0.16%) WSH
13 3 (0.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 270 (10.76%) Clustering
2 172 (6.85%) Replication
3 141 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (4.42%) Blackberry
5 84 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 60 (2.39%) Enterprise Storage
7 57 (2.27%) Hedge funds
8 55 (2.19%) CLARiiON
9 48 (1.91%) EqualLogic
10 42 (1.67%) Computer Science
11 34 (1.35%) Open Source
12 31 (1.24%) Fat Client
12 31 (1.24%) Thin Client
13 24 (0.96%) Mathematics
14 22 (0.88%) PKI
15 20 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
16 19 (0.76%) GIS
17 16 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (0.60%) Mobile App
19 14 (0.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1882 (74.98%) Windows
2 1082 (43.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 747 (29.76%) Linux
4 646 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 559 (22.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 256 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 231 (9.20%) UNIX
8 210 (8.37%) Windows 7
9 168 (6.69%) CentOS
10 128 (5.10%) Windows XP
11 120 (4.78%) Windows 8
12 107 (4.26%) Solaris
13 58 (2.31%) Windows 2000
14 51 (2.03%) AIX
15 49 (1.95%) VMS
15 49 (1.95%) Windows Vista
16 40 (1.59%) Android
17 34 (1.35%) Ubuntu
18 30 (1.20%) Debian
19 24 (0.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (23.39%) ITIL
2 223 (8.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 159 (6.33%) Project Management
4 147 (5.86%) Migration
5 127 (5.06%) Change Management
6 117 (4.66%) Configuration Management
7 100 (3.98%) Service Delivery
8 99 (3.94%) Mentoring
9 95 (3.78%) Load Balancing
10 90 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
11 87 (3.47%) Incident Management
12 85 (3.39%) DevOps
13 78 (3.11%) Service Management
14 74 (2.95%) Problem Management
15 72 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
15 72 (2.87%) Business Continuity
16 68 (2.71%) Capacity Management
17 63 (2.51%) Capacity Planning
18 55 (2.19%) Agile Software Development
19 53 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 427 (17.01%) SQL
2 274 (10.92%) PowerShell
3 127 (5.06%) PHP
4 123 (4.90%) Perl
5 108 (4.30%) Python
6 92 (3.67%) VBScript
7 82 (3.27%) Bash Shell
8 67 (2.67%) Java
9 66 (2.63%) Ruby
10 53 (2.11%) Shell Script
11 47 (1.87%) VB
12 40 (1.59%) C
13 39 (1.55%) JavaScript
14 29 (1.16%) C#
14 29 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.48%) Korn
16 11 (0.44%) R
17 8 (0.32%) C++
18 7 (0.28%) PL/SQL
19 2 (0.080%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 514 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 474 (18.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 424 (16.89%) MCSE
4 314 (12.51%) Cisco Certification
5 215 (8.57%) Degree
6 196 (7.81%) CCNA
7 194 (7.73%) MCSA
8 177 (7.05%) Citrix Certification
9 160 (6.37%) MCITP
10 157 (6.25%) CCA
11 141 (5.62%) Security Cleared
12 115 (4.58%) CCNP
13 95 (3.78%) SC Cleared
14 81 (3.23%) MCP
15 72 (2.87%) VCP5
16 66 (2.63%) CCEE
17 60 (2.39%) NCDA
18 56 (2.23%) VCAP
19 41 (1.63%) CCEA
20 32 (1.27%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (8.13%) SLA
2 53 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 35 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.52%) QA
5 9 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.040%) BS7799
7 1 (0.040%) COBIT
System Software
1 1672 (66.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1239 (49.36%) Active Directory
3 655 (26.10%) XenApp
4 458 (18.25%) Hyper-V
5 423 (16.85%) VMware ESX
6 358 (14.26%) VMware ESXi
7 343 (13.67%) XenDesktop
8 238 (9.48%) vCloud
9 137 (5.46%) XenServer
10 83 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 72 (2.87%) NFS
12 50 (1.99%) Terminal Services
13 46 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 41 (1.63%) Xen
15 39 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 39 (1.55%) Firmware
16 35 (1.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 29 (1.16%) VMware Server
18 28 (1.12%) UAG
18 28 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 288 (11.47%) SCCM
2 214 (8.53%) Backup Exec
3 181 (7.21%) SCOM
4 177 (7.05%) NetBackup
5 118 (4.70%) Puppet
6 108 (4.30%) WSUS
7 97 (3.86%) Nagios
8 88 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 60 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
10 49 (1.95%) HP SIM
11 44 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
12 42 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
13 41 (1.63%) XenMobile
14 39 (1.55%) SCVMM
15 37 (1.47%) Cacti
16 29 (1.16%) Legato
17 26 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 26 (1.04%) Opsview
18 22 (0.88%) SCOrch
19 21 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2413 (96.14%) VMware
2 1297 (51.67%) Microsoft
3 1070 (42.63%) Citrix
4 989 (39.40%) Cisco
5 715 (28.49%) HP
6 451 (17.97%) NetApp
7 364 (14.50%) EMC
8 301 (11.99%) Red Hat
9 289 (11.51%) Dell
10 245 (9.76%) Symantec
11 183 (7.29%) Oracle
12 166 (6.61%) Veeam
13 149 (5.94%) IBM
14 112 (4.46%) Juniper
15 102 (4.06%) AppSense
16 75 (2.99%) McAfee
17 74 (2.95%) Sophos
18 72 (2.87%) CommVault
19 71 (2.83%) Brocade
20 67 (2.67%) Veritas
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k Basic + Car Allowance, Pe
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus generous benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,500 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £47000 - £54000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago