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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 288 239 311
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +72
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1039 1302 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.34% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 9.11% 10.54% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 917 1107 725
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
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
11411 12353 10174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.05% 12.67% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9740 10525 8465
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 -109 322 £52,000 +4.00% 43
South East -35 310 £45,000 - 30
Yorkshire +29 108 £42,500 +18.05% 16
East of England -23 78 £40,000 -11.11% 7
South West +4 72 £37,500 - 7
West Midlands -35 55 £35,000 +7.69% 14
East Midlands +25 47 £37,846 -8.25% 4
North West -19 37 £35,000 +7.69% 11
North East +6 2 £20,000 - 1
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1764 (92.16%) VMware
2 1425 (74.45%) Windows
3 1231 (64.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1005 (52.51%) Microsoft
5 976 (50.99%) Active Directory
6 912 (47.65%) Windows Server
7 782 (40.86%) Cisco
8 692 (36.15%) Linux
9 648 (33.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 644 (33.65%) SAN
11 617 (32.24%) Citrix
12 603 (31.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 600 (31.35%) ITIL
14 557 (29.10%) Firewall
15 531 (27.74%) MS Exchange
16 475 (24.82%) DNS
17 449 (23.46%) HP
18 425 (22.20%) Data Centre
19 408 (21.32%) MS Excel
20 385 (20.11%) SQL Server
20 385 (20.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 380 (19.85%) NetApp
22 377 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
23 372 (19.44%) Hyper-V
24 359 (18.76%) XenApp
25 325 (16.98%) Finance
26 318 (16.61%) SQL
27 317 (16.56%) SCCM
28 315 (16.46%) Windows Server 2003
29 310 (16.20%) EMC

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 531 (27.74%) MS Exchange
2 297 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 212 (11.08%) IIS
4 159 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 151 (7.89%) SharePoint
6 130 (6.79%) Lync
7 120 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 87 (4.55%) Apache
9 83 (4.34%) OpenStack
10 82 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 40 (2.09%) Tomcat
12 38 (1.99%) CloudStack
12 38 (1.99%) WebSphere
13 35 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 35 (1.83%) JBoss
14 32 (1.67%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
17 11 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 408 (21.32%) MS Excel
2 145 (7.58%) MS Office
3 17 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 19 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.16%) Bankmaster
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.16%) Findur
5 3 (0.16%) SunGard Panorama
6 2 (0.10%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.052%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 164 (8.57%) Office 365
2 163 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 132 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (3.66%) IaaS
5 69 (3.61%) SaaS
6 34 (1.78%) PaaS
7 33 (1.72%) Mimecast
8 31 (1.62%) SoftLayer
9 24 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (1.10%) OpenShift
11 9 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.31%) IBM PureFlex
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.16%) GitHub
13 3 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 644 (33.65%) SAN
2 557 (29.10%) Firewall
3 475 (24.82%) DNS
4 302 (15.78%) DHCP
5 269 (14.05%) TCP/IP
6 247 (12.90%) WAN
7 236 (12.33%) LAN
8 213 (11.13%) NAS
9 198 (10.34%) VPN
10 149 (7.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 122 (6.37%) iSCSI
12 105 (5.49%) Network Security
13 101 (5.28%) SSL
14 85 (4.44%) NetScaler
15 84 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
16 77 (4.02%) Fibre Channel
17 75 (3.92%) Internet
18 65 (3.40%) VLAN
19 60 (3.13%) VoIP
20 57 (2.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 62 (3.24%) MySQL
5 56 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 18 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 14 (0.73%) Informix
9 12 (0.63%) Big Data
10 10 (0.52%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.47%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.42%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.26%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.16%) DB2
15 3 (0.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 54 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 35 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 21 (1.10%) Subversion
4 20 (1.04%) JIRA
5 19 (0.99%) Selenium
5 19 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (0.73%) Maven
7 13 (0.68%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.52%) Appium
8 10 (0.52%) Mocha
8 10 (0.52%) SonarQube
9 8 (0.42%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.37%) ClearQuest
10 7 (0.37%) Hudson
11 6 (0.31%) MSI
11 6 (0.31%) TestDirector
12 5 (0.26%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.21%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.21%) Gradle
13 4 (0.21%) PHPUnit
General
1 325 (16.98%) Finance
2 81 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 44 (2.30%) Banking
4 32 (1.67%) Marketing
5 30 (1.57%) Back Office
5 30 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 24 (1.25%) Advertising
6 24 (1.25%) Legal
7 23 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.10%) Electronics
9 20 (1.04%) Retail
10 19 (0.99%) Law
11 14 (0.73%) Billing
12 9 (0.47%) Publishing
13 5 (0.26%) Games
13 5 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.26%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 334 (17.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 243 (12.70%) Administrator
3 207 (10.82%) VMware Engineer
4 193 (10.08%) Analyst
5 186 (9.72%) Support Engineer
6 183 (9.56%) Consultant
7 180 (9.40%) Systems Administrator
8 143 (7.47%) Systems Engineer
9 129 (6.74%) Architect
10 107 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
11 101 (5.28%) Support Analyst
12 96 (5.02%) IT Engineer
13 89 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
14 83 (4.34%) Windows Engineer
15 78 (4.08%) Network Engineer
15 78 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
16 71 (3.71%) Server Engineer
17 66 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
17 66 (3.45%) IT Support
18 65 (3.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (2.98%) LAMP
2 48 (2.51%) .NET
3 39 (2.04%) Middleware
4 28 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
4 28 (1.46%) Web Services
5 24 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
6 19 (0.99%) HTML
7 18 (0.94%) XMPP
8 15 (0.78%) COM
8 15 (0.78%) XML
9 9 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (0.42%) CSS
11 7 (0.37%) WSH
12 6 (0.31%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.26%) VXML
14 4 (0.21%) 802.1X
14 4 (0.21%) MEAN Stack
14 4 (0.21%) Sass
15 3 (0.16%) HTML5
15 3 (0.16%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 425 (22.20%) Data Centre
2 151 (7.89%) Clustering
3 146 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 128 (6.69%) EMC VNX
5 109 (5.69%) Replication
6 104 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 63 (3.29%) FlexPod
8 56 (2.93%) Blackberry
9 55 (2.87%) Driving Licence
10 54 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
11 48 (2.51%) HP Storage
12 44 (2.30%) EqualLogic
13 42 (2.19%) VCE vBlock
14 40 (2.09%) Private Cloud
15 38 (1.99%) Fat Client
15 38 (1.99%) Thin Client
16 35 (1.83%) Client/Server
16 35 (1.83%) Management Information System
17 31 (1.62%) Public Cloud
18 27 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1425 (74.45%) Windows
2 912 (47.65%) Windows Server
3 692 (36.15%) Linux
4 648 (33.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 603 (31.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 315 (16.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 250 (13.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 192 (10.03%) Unix
9 134 (7.00%) Windows 7
10 131 (6.84%) Windows 8
11 124 (6.48%) CentOS
12 72 (3.76%) Windows XP
13 63 (3.29%) Data ONTAP
14 48 (2.51%) Windows 10
15 46 (2.40%) Solaris
16 44 (2.30%) AIX
17 33 (1.72%) Android
18 30 (1.57%) Ubuntu
19 29 (1.52%) Windows Vista
20 23 (1.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (31.35%) ITIL
2 178 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 139 (7.26%) Presales
4 129 (6.74%) Mentoring
5 122 (6.37%) Migration
6 107 (5.59%) Configuration Management
7 100 (5.22%) High Availability
8 98 (5.12%) Change Management
9 96 (5.02%) Capacity Planning
10 84 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
11 81 (4.23%) DevOps
12 78 (4.08%) Capacity Management
13 77 (4.02%) Service Management
14 74 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
15 72 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
16 68 (3.55%) Load Balancing
17 66 (3.45%) Service Delivery
18 61 (3.19%) Project Management
19 60 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
20 57 (2.98%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 318 (16.61%) SQL
2 206 (10.76%) PowerShell
3 161 (8.41%) Python
4 130 (6.79%) Perl
5 126 (6.58%) Ruby
6 105 (5.49%) Bash Shell
7 67 (3.50%) Shell Script
8 65 (3.40%) Java
9 38 (1.99%) VBScript
10 32 (1.67%) PHP
11 23 (1.20%) C
12 21 (1.10%) JavaScript
13 13 (0.68%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.57%) VB
15 10 (0.52%) C#
16 5 (0.26%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.26%) C-shell
17 4 (0.21%) VBA
18 3 (0.16%) ABAP
18 3 (0.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 385 (20.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 377 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 303 (15.83%) Cisco Certification
4 289 (15.10%) MCSE
5 227 (11.86%) CCNA
6 189 (9.87%) MCSA
7 163 (8.52%) Security Cleared
8 129 (6.74%) MCITP
9 117 (6.11%) CCNP
9 117 (6.11%) Degree
10 106 (5.54%) SC Cleared
11 81 (4.23%) VCP5
12 71 (3.71%) Citrix Certification
13 61 (3.19%) MCP
14 53 (2.77%) CCA
14 53 (2.77%) VCAP
15 44 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
15 44 (2.30%) VCDX
16 41 (2.14%) CCIE
17 36 (1.88%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (10.29%) SLA
2 81 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 51 (2.66%) QA
4 38 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.21%) DICOM
5 4 (0.21%) HL7
6 3 (0.16%) COBIT
7 2 (0.10%) BS7799
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.052%) RMADS
System Software
1 1231 (64.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 976 (50.99%) Active Directory
3 372 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 359 (18.76%) XenApp
5 270 (14.11%) VMware ESX
6 232 (12.12%) vCloud
7 193 (10.08%) VMware ESXi
8 147 (7.68%) XenDesktop
9 93 (4.86%) XenServer
10 61 (3.19%) NFS
10 61 (3.19%) Terminal Services
11 54 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 54 (2.82%) Xen
12 31 (1.62%) Docker
13 21 (1.10%) UAG
14 20 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 17 (0.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 17 (0.89%) KVM
16 16 (0.84%) DFS Replication
16 16 (0.84%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 317 (16.56%) SCCM
2 149 (7.78%) SCOM
3 143 (7.47%) Puppet
4 132 (6.90%) Backup Exec
5 116 (6.06%) WSUS
6 107 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
7 96 (5.02%) NetBackup
8 64 (3.34%) Nagios
9 47 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
10 44 (2.30%) Ansible
11 41 (2.14%) HP SIM
12 40 (2.09%) HP Data Protector
12 40 (2.09%) SCVMM
12 40 (2.09%) Tivoli
13 38 (1.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 37 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
15 36 (1.88%) vMotion
16 30 (1.57%) Cobbler
16 30 (1.57%) SCOrch
17 27 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1764 (92.16%) VMware
2 1005 (52.51%) Microsoft
3 782 (40.86%) Cisco
4 617 (32.24%) Citrix
5 449 (23.46%) HP
6 380 (19.85%) NetApp
7 310 (16.20%) EMC
8 287 (14.99%) Red Hat
9 163 (8.52%) Oracle
10 151 (7.89%) Symantec
11 141 (7.37%) Dell
12 129 (6.74%) Veeam
13 116 (6.06%) IBM
14 81 (4.23%) SolarWinds
15 70 (3.66%) CheckPoint
16 60 (3.13%) 3PAR
17 58 (3.03%) McAfee
18 56 (2.93%) AppSense
18 56 (2.93%) F5
19 50 (2.61%) Juniper
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% pension + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum + On Call
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30158.00 - £41218.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 23 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + £6k car allowance, 10% pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Golfbreaks.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago