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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 265 284 247
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -37
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1118 1064 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 0.97% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 9.85% 8.91% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 940 875 989
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
11347 11943 10377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.10% 10.92% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9495 9927 8884
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 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 31 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 +59 351 £42,500 - 18
London -52 329 £50,000 - 27
East of England +18 127 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Yorkshire +7 98 £38,500 +2.66% 11
South West +17 91 £40,000 - 11
North West -13 53 £37,500 +14.50% 7
West Midlands -28 45 £35,000 -9.09% 10
East Midlands -8 20 £35,000 -12.50% 7
North East -7 6 £24,000 -36.00%
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 2077 (92.35%) VMware
2 1782 (79.24%) Windows
3 1401 (62.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1185 (52.69%) Microsoft
5 1150 (51.13%) Active Directory
6 908 (40.37%) MS Exchange
7 899 (39.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 856 (38.06%) Cisco
9 796 (35.39%) Citrix
10 756 (33.61%) SAN
11 705 (31.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 669 (29.75%) DNS
13 652 (28.99%) Linux
14 598 (26.59%) ITIL
15 596 (26.50%) Firewall
16 567 (25.21%) SQL Server
17 550 (24.46%) Exchange Server 2010
18 547 (24.32%) HP
19 546 (24.28%) Windows Server 2003
20 509 (22.63%) XenApp
21 488 (21.70%) TCP/IP
21 488 (21.70%) DHCP
22 462 (20.54%) Hyper-V
23 450 (20.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 444 (19.74%) MS Excel
25 443 (19.70%) Data Centre
26 417 (18.54%) SQL
27 404 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
28 379 (16.85%) VMware ESX
29 352 (15.65%) Finance

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 908 (40.37%) MS Exchange
2 550 (24.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 278 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 249 (11.07%) IIS
5 210 (9.34%) SharePoint
6 201 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 170 (7.56%) Lync
8 162 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 118 (5.25%) Apache
10 107 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 84 (3.73%) Tomcat
12 44 (1.96%) OpenStack
13 37 (1.65%) WebSphere
14 33 (1.47%) JBoss
15 32 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
16 30 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
17 29 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
18 27 (1.20%) Apache Solr
19 26 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
20 22 (0.98%) WorkSite
Applications
1 444 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 246 (10.94%) MS Office
3 31 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
2 7 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.089%) Line 500
6 1 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 206 (9.16%) Office 365
2 136 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
3 120 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (2.67%) SaaS
6 42 (1.87%) Mimecast
7 30 (1.33%) PaaS
7 30 (1.33%) IaaS
8 25 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (0.93%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.49%) IBM SmartCloud
12 7 (0.31%) Route 53
13 6 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.13%) Heroku
15 2 (0.089%) Engine Yard
16 1 (0.044%) Google Apps
16 1 (0.044%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 756 (33.61%) SAN
2 669 (29.75%) DNS
3 596 (26.50%) Firewall
4 488 (21.70%) TCP/IP
4 488 (21.70%) DHCP
5 295 (13.12%) LAN
6 287 (12.76%) WAN
7 252 (11.20%) VPN
8 251 (11.16%) NAS
9 179 (7.96%) NetScaler
10 146 (6.49%) VLAN
11 125 (5.56%) iSCSI
12 122 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
13 114 (5.07%) Network Security
13 114 (5.07%) VoIP
14 98 (4.36%) Fibre Channel
15 85 (3.78%) Internet
16 84 (3.73%) Cisco Nexus
17 76 (3.38%) Wireless
18 75 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 208 (9.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 104 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 86 (3.82%) MySQL
5 85 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 28 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.02%) Oracle Database
9 18 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (0.80%) DB2
10 15 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.53%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.44%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.40%) Big Data
14 9 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.36%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.22%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 35 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 23 (1.02%) Subversion
3 9 (0.40%) JIRA
4 8 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.31%) Liquibase
5 7 (0.31%) Flyway
5 7 (0.31%) InstallShield
6 6 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.22%) Selenium
7 5 (0.22%) NUnit
7 5 (0.22%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.13%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.13%) FishEye
8 3 (0.13%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.13%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.13%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.13%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.089%) JUnit
9 2 (0.089%) MSI
General
1 352 (15.65%) Finance
2 109 (4.85%) Banking
3 68 (3.02%) Legal
4 52 (2.31%) Advertising
5 51 (2.27%) Back Office
6 48 (2.13%) Law
7 45 (2.00%) Retail
8 36 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.16%) Publishing
11 18 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.76%) Online Betting
13 15 (0.67%) Billing
14 14 (0.62%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.58%) Marketing
16 10 (0.44%) Military
17 8 (0.36%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.36%) French Language
17 8 (0.36%) German Language
18 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 376 (16.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 375 (16.67%) Analyst
3 267 (11.87%) Support Engineer
4 213 (9.47%) Administrator
5 184 (8.18%) Consultant
6 173 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 161 (7.16%) Support Analyst
8 115 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
9 113 (5.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 111 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 102 (4.54%) Network Engineer
12 95 (4.22%) Architect
13 88 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
14 81 (3.60%) IT Support
15 74 (3.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 71 (3.16%) Wintel Engineer
17 69 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
18 68 (3.02%) Linux Administrator
19 65 (2.89%) Technical Support
20 62 (2.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (1.96%) Web Services
2 41 (1.82%) .NET
3 17 (0.76%) LAMP
4 16 (0.71%) Software Packaging
5 14 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (0.58%) Middleware
6 13 (0.58%) XML
6 13 (0.58%) RESTful
7 12 (0.53%) HTML
8 11 (0.49%) Application Packaging
8 11 (0.49%) HTML5
8 11 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (0.49%) jQuery
9 10 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 9 (0.40%) MAPI
10 9 (0.40%) REST
11 8 (0.36%) ZeroMQ
11 8 (0.36%) WCF
12 7 (0.31%) COM
12 7 (0.31%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 443 (19.70%) Data Centre
2 172 (7.65%) Clustering
3 160 (7.11%) Blackberry
4 154 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 131 (5.82%) Replication
6 112 (4.98%) Private Cloud
7 96 (4.27%) EMC VNX
8 77 (3.42%) Management Information System
9 57 (2.53%) Computer Science
10 54 (2.40%) EqualLogic
11 41 (1.82%) CLARiiON
12 37 (1.65%) Thin Client
12 37 (1.65%) Fat Client
12 37 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
13 34 (1.51%) FlexPod
13 34 (1.51%) HP Storage
14 32 (1.42%) iPhone
14 32 (1.42%) HP StoreVirtual
15 30 (1.33%) Hedge funds
16 25 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1782 (79.24%) Windows
2 899 (39.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 705 (31.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 652 (28.99%) Linux
5 546 (24.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 250 (11.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 176 (7.83%) Windows 7
8 158 (7.03%) UNIX
9 122 (5.42%) Windows 8
10 99 (4.40%) Windows XP
11 95 (4.22%) CentOS
12 66 (2.93%) Solaris
13 65 (2.89%) Data ONTAP
14 38 (1.69%) Windows 2000
14 38 (1.69%) Ubuntu
15 29 (1.29%) Android
16 25 (1.11%) Windows Vista
17 23 (1.02%) Debian
18 20 (0.89%) VMS
18 20 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (26.59%) ITIL
2 171 (7.60%) Mentoring
3 145 (6.45%) Migration
4 135 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 117 (5.20%) Project Management
6 111 (4.94%) Change Management
7 94 (4.18%) Service Delivery
7 94 (4.18%) Configuration Management
8 93 (4.14%) Load Balancing
9 92 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
10 84 (3.73%) Patch Management
11 81 (3.60%) Server Building
11 81 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
11 81 (3.60%) Capacity Management
12 70 (3.11%) DevOps
13 66 (2.93%) Problem Management
14 64 (2.85%) Service Management
15 63 (2.80%) Business Continuity
15 63 (2.80%) ITIL V3
16 54 (2.40%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 417 (18.54%) SQL
2 240 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 80 (3.56%) Bash Shell
4 77 (3.42%) Perl
5 66 (2.93%) Python
6 50 (2.22%) PHP
7 49 (2.18%) Ruby
8 48 (2.13%) C
9 42 (1.87%) Java
9 42 (1.87%) VBScript
10 39 (1.73%) VB
11 26 (1.16%) Shell Script
12 23 (1.02%) C#
13 22 (0.98%) JavaScript
14 21 (0.93%) T-SQL
15 19 (0.84%) Korn
16 16 (0.71%) PL/SQL
17 13 (0.58%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.49%) Groovy
19 9 (0.40%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 450 (20.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 404 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 308 (13.69%) MCSE
4 295 (13.12%) Cisco Certification
5 247 (10.98%) CCNA
6 157 (6.98%) Degree
7 150 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 146 (6.49%) MCSA
9 142 (6.31%) MCITP
10 112 (4.98%) Citrix Certification
11 95 (4.22%) CCA
12 85 (3.78%) CCNP
13 83 (3.69%) VCP5
14 67 (2.98%) SC Cleared
15 65 (2.89%) MCP
16 48 (2.13%) NCDA
17 41 (1.82%) VCAP
18 39 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 33 (1.47%) DV Cleared
20 31 (1.38%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (8.23%) SLA
2 71 (3.16%) PCI DSS
3 35 (1.56%) QA
4 21 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.71%) COBIT
6 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.089%) HL7
7 2 (0.089%) DICOM
8 1 (0.044%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1401 (62.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1150 (51.13%) Active Directory
3 509 (22.63%) XenApp
4 462 (20.54%) Hyper-V
5 379 (16.85%) VMware ESX
6 297 (13.21%) vCloud
7 273 (12.14%) VMware ESXi
8 235 (10.45%) XenDesktop
9 150 (6.67%) XenServer
10 87 (3.87%) Terminal Services
11 86 (3.82%) Microsoft App-V
12 45 (2.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 45 (2.00%) UAG
13 37 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 37 (1.65%) Firmware
14 34 (1.51%) Xen
15 26 (1.16%) VMware Server
16 24 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
16 24 (1.07%) DFS Replication
17 21 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 318 (14.14%) SCCM
2 176 (7.83%) Backup Exec
3 161 (7.16%) SCOM
4 131 (5.82%) NetBackup
5 94 (4.18%) WSUS
6 81 (3.60%) Puppet
7 79 (3.51%) Nagios
8 77 (3.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 58 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
10 45 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
11 41 (1.82%) vMotion
12 35 (1.56%) AirWatch
13 30 (1.33%) HP SIM
13 30 (1.33%) SCVMM
14 28 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 25 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
15 25 (1.11%) Cacti
16 24 (1.07%) EdgeSight
17 22 (0.98%) Ansible
18 21 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2077 (92.35%) VMware
2 1185 (52.69%) Microsoft
3 856 (38.06%) Cisco
4 796 (35.39%) Citrix
5 547 (24.32%) HP
6 346 (15.38%) NetApp
7 229 (10.18%) EMC
8 224 (9.96%) Symantec
9 219 (9.74%) Red Hat
10 187 (8.31%) Dell
11 167 (7.43%) Veeam
12 150 (6.67%) Oracle
13 134 (5.96%) IBM
14 94 (4.18%) CheckPoint
15 83 (3.69%) Sophos
16 73 (3.25%) AppSense
16 73 (3.25%) Veritas
17 71 (3.16%) 3PAR
18 67 (2.98%) Juniper
19 61 (2.71%) CommVault
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training + Great Company
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + typically financial benefi
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 6K Car All + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market+Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago