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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
UK / England
Rank 345 287 255
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -32
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 659 1042 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.85% 1.09% 1.28%
As % of the System Software category 6.94% 8.79% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 543 904 1089
Median salary £45,000 £42,506 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.86% -5.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.83% -5.29%

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
9494 11861 12951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.18% 12.39% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7935 10073 10918
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +20 247 £55,000 +4.76% 25
South East -58 126 £45,000 - 18
Yorkshire +30 113 £40,500 +0.62% 9
East of England -18 57 £43,500 +16.00% 4
North West +2 39 £45,000 +28.57% 8
South West -35 32 £45,000 +20.00% 5
East Midlands -14 23 £37,500 -0.91% 4
West Midlands -1 21 £42,500 +21.42% 3
North East +8 1 £30,000 +2.56% 1
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 1143 (83.49%) VMware
2 1038 (75.82%) Windows
3 750 (54.78%) Active Directory
4 748 (54.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 715 (52.23%) Microsoft
6 679 (49.60%) Windows Server
7 555 (40.54%) Linux
8 473 (34.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 451 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 438 (31.99%) Firewall
11 426 (31.12%) Cisco
12 418 (30.53%) ITIL
13 404 (29.51%) MS Exchange
14 391 (28.56%) SAN
15 370 (27.03%) Citrix
16 334 (24.40%) SQL
17 329 (24.03%) SQL Server
18 324 (23.67%) DNS
19 316 (23.08%) PowerShell
20 276 (20.16%) Hyper-V
21 269 (19.65%) Data Centre
22 263 (19.21%) DHCP
23 256 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
24 251 (18.33%) HP
25 233 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
26 226 (16.51%) MS Excel
27 225 (16.44%) Puppet
28 221 (16.14%) SCCM
29 217 (15.85%) XenApp
30 204 (14.90%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 404 (29.51%) MS Exchange
2 204 (14.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 169 (12.34%) OpenStack
4 161 (11.76%) IIS
5 144 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 124 (9.06%) CloudStack
7 120 (8.77%) SharePoint
8 77 (5.62%) WebSphere
9 76 (5.55%) WebLogic
10 74 (5.41%) Skype for Business
11 73 (5.33%) JBoss
12 67 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 50 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
14 46 (3.36%) Apache
15 33 (2.41%) Tomcat
16 17 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
17 14 (1.02%) Alfresco
18 10 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 8 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 226 (16.51%) MS Excel
2 142 (10.37%) MS Office
3 13 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.73%) assyst
2 6 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.073%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.073%) Eikon
4 1 (0.073%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.073%) Line 500
4 1 (0.073%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 256 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
2 197 (14.39%) Office 365
3 196 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (4.53%) Cloud Computing
5 47 (3.43%) IaaS
6 27 (1.97%) SaaS
7 24 (1.75%) Mimecast
8 22 (1.61%) PaaS
9 17 (1.24%) G Suite
10 16 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
13 10 (0.73%) SoftLayer
14 9 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.51%) Heroku
16 7 (0.51%) OneDrive
17 6 (0.44%) Amazon S3
18 4 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 438 (31.99%) Firewall
2 391 (28.56%) SAN
3 324 (23.67%) DNS
4 263 (19.21%) DHCP
5 192 (14.02%) TCP/IP
6 171 (12.49%) LAN
7 162 (11.83%) WAN
8 100 (7.30%) VPN
9 77 (5.62%) VLAN
10 72 (5.26%) iSCSI
11 70 (5.11%) NetScaler
12 67 (4.89%) NAS
13 64 (4.67%) Skype
14 56 (4.09%) VoIP
15 55 (4.02%) Network Security
16 53 (3.87%) Internet
16 53 (3.87%) Wireless
17 43 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
19 35 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (24.03%) SQL Server
2 82 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 64 (4.67%) MySQL
5 26 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (0.80%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.66%) Redis
12 7 (0.51%) Big Data
13 5 (0.37%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.37%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.37%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.37%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.22%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 83 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 56 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 56 (4.09%) TeamCity
3 33 (2.41%) Subversion
4 19 (1.39%) JUnit
5 18 (1.31%) Hudson
5 18 (1.31%) JIRA
6 14 (1.02%) Maven
7 13 (0.95%) Vagrant
8 12 (0.88%) DbUnit
8 12 (0.88%) jMock
8 12 (0.88%) Mockito
8 12 (0.88%) SonarQube
9 8 (0.58%) Ant
9 8 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (0.51%) Artifactory
10 7 (0.51%) Automake
10 7 (0.51%) CMake
10 7 (0.51%) Grunt
11 6 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 161 (11.76%) Finance
2 83 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 38 (2.78%) Banking
4 29 (2.12%) Law
5 27 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 27 (1.97%) Retail
6 24 (1.75%) Back Office
7 21 (1.53%) Legal
8 14 (1.02%) Marketing
9 11 (0.80%) Billing
10 10 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.58%) Advertising
12 7 (0.51%) Publishing
13 6 (0.44%) Electronics
14 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.22%) Games
15 3 (0.22%) German Language
15 3 (0.22%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Automotive
16 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 312 (22.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 181 (13.22%) Support Engineer
3 175 (12.78%) Analyst
4 120 (8.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 119 (8.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 115 (8.40%) VMware Engineer
7 103 (7.52%) Administrator
8 94 (6.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 91 (6.65%) Systems Administrator
10 90 (6.57%) Support Analyst
11 89 (6.50%) Infrastructure Support
12 84 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
13 79 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
14 72 (5.26%) Architect
14 72 (5.26%) IT Engineer
15 64 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 64 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 61 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
17 59 (4.31%) Network Engineer
18 57 (4.16%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (8.11%) .NET
2 51 (3.73%) LAMP
3 44 (3.21%) Web Services
4 20 (1.46%) RESTful
5 19 (1.39%) REST
5 19 (1.39%) SOAP
6 14 (1.02%) Flash
7 13 (0.95%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.95%) Middleware
8 12 (0.88%) J2EE
8 12 (0.88%) PowerMock
8 12 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (0.88%) Spring
9 10 (0.73%) jBPM
10 9 (0.66%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.51%) Velocity
12 6 (0.44%) HTML
13 5 (0.37%) Spring MVC
13 5 (0.37%) STL
13 5 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 269 (19.65%) Data Centre
2 97 (7.09%) Clustering
3 89 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (5.19%) EMC VNX
5 62 (4.53%) PKI
6 60 (4.38%) Driving Licence
7 49 (3.58%) Replication
8 48 (3.51%) Management Information System
9 39 (2.85%) Computer Science
10 38 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
11 32 (2.34%) Blackberry
12 29 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
13 27 (1.97%) Fat Client
13 27 (1.97%) Thin Client
14 24 (1.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 23 (1.68%) HP Storage
16 22 (1.61%) Private Cloud
17 18 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 17 (1.24%) iPhone
19 15 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1038 (75.82%) Windows
2 679 (49.60%) Windows Server
3 555 (40.54%) Linux
4 473 (34.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 451 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 192 (14.02%) Unix
7 178 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 153 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 89 (6.50%) Windows 7
10 51 (3.73%) CentOS
11 50 (3.65%) Windows 10
12 42 (3.07%) Solaris
13 41 (2.99%) Windows 8
14 37 (2.70%) Ubuntu
15 30 (2.19%) Mac OS X
16 29 (2.12%) Debian
17 24 (1.75%) Data ONTAP
18 20 (1.46%) SUSE
19 16 (1.17%) Windows 2000
19 16 (1.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (30.53%) ITIL
2 190 (13.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 188 (13.73%) DevOps
4 174 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (12.27%) Configuration Management
6 140 (10.23%) Scrum
7 138 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
8 116 (8.47%) DSDM
9 89 (6.50%) Migration
10 86 (6.28%) RUP
11 79 (5.77%) Mentoring
12 70 (5.11%) Service Delivery
13 61 (4.46%) Service Management
14 60 (4.38%) High Availability
14 60 (4.38%) Presales
14 60 (4.38%) Problem Management
15 59 (4.31%) Change Management
16 57 (4.16%) OWASP
16 57 (4.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
17 52 (3.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 334 (24.40%) SQL
2 316 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 187 (13.66%) Python
4 157 (11.47%) Ruby
5 137 (10.01%) Shell Script
6 129 (9.42%) Bash Shell
7 60 (4.38%) Java
8 48 (3.51%) Perl
9 44 (3.21%) VB
10 28 (2.05%) C
11 26 (1.90%) VBScript
12 25 (1.83%) C#
13 21 (1.53%) PHP
14 16 (1.17%) JavaScript
15 14 (1.02%) C++
16 8 (0.58%) Go
17 5 (0.37%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.22%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.15%) AWK
19 2 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 233 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 196 (14.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 158 (11.54%) MCSE
4 144 (10.52%) Cisco Certification
5 129 (9.42%) CCNA
6 120 (8.77%) Security Cleared
7 96 (7.01%) MCSA
8 95 (6.94%) Degree
9 93 (6.79%) SC Cleared
10 65 (4.75%) MCITP
11 48 (3.51%) MCP
12 29 (2.12%) CCA
12 29 (2.12%) Citrix Certification
13 25 (1.83%) VCP5
14 22 (1.61%) CCNP
14 22 (1.61%) DV Cleared
15 21 (1.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 20 (1.46%) VCP6
17 16 (1.17%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (10.30%) SLA
2 36 (2.63%) QA
3 24 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.02%) PMO
6 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 750 (54.78%) Active Directory
2 748 (54.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 276 (20.16%) Hyper-V
4 217 (15.85%) XenApp
5 162 (11.83%) XenServer
6 134 (9.79%) Xen
7 130 (9.50%) vCloud
8 124 (9.06%) VMware ESXi
9 114 (8.33%) XenDesktop
10 75 (5.48%) VMware ESX
11 45 (3.29%) Terminal Services
12 42 (3.07%) Virtual Servers
13 41 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
14 39 (2.85%) Docker
15 32 (2.34%) Forefront TMG
16 25 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 20 (1.46%) VMware Server
18 19 (1.39%) NFS
18 19 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 14 (1.02%) KVM
Systems Management
1 225 (16.44%) Puppet
2 221 (16.14%) SCCM
3 194 (14.17%) Opscode Chef
4 133 (9.72%) SCOM
5 113 (8.25%) Ansible
6 95 (6.94%) Tivoli
7 86 (6.28%) Cobbler
8 65 (4.75%) WSUS
9 55 (4.02%) vMotion
10 43 (3.14%) Backup Exec
10 43 (3.14%) Microsoft Clustering
10 43 (3.14%) vRealize
11 38 (2.78%) Nagios
12 35 (2.56%) NetBackup
13 25 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
14 24 (1.75%) Terraform
15 21 (1.53%) Salt
15 21 (1.53%) Simpana
16 15 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
16 15 (1.10%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 1143 (83.49%) VMware
2 715 (52.23%) Microsoft
3 426 (31.12%) Cisco
4 370 (27.03%) Citrix
5 251 (18.33%) HP
6 187 (13.66%) Oracle
7 183 (13.37%) NetApp
8 159 (11.61%) Red Hat
9 143 (10.45%) EMC
10 114 (8.33%) EnterpriseDB
11 111 (8.11%) Dell
12 103 (7.52%) Veeam
13 74 (5.41%) CheckPoint
14 63 (4.60%) CommVault
15 49 (3.58%) Symantec
15 49 (3.58%) Veritas
16 46 (3.36%) Juniper
17 45 (3.29%) IBM
18 40 (2.92%) SonicWALL
19 30 (2.19%) Google
London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 6% pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + UP TO 30% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: To £37,500 + Benefits/Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £39,000 - £58,000 + Pension, Bonus, Private Medical
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £39,000 - £58,000 + Pension, Bonus, Private Medical
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pixel Hires
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Trinity College
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago