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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 289 275 263
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1022 1081 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.00% 1.01% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 9.20% 9.24% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 871 904 943
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
11112 11705 10055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.87% 10.93% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9338 9713 8623
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 £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -74 318 £50,000 -4.76% 24
South East +34 297 £42,500 - 20
Yorkshire +42 122 £38,500 +2.66% 21
East of England +5 98 £40,000 +6.66% 7
South West +14 74 £42,000 +1.20% 16
North West -10 51 £37,500 +14.50% 11
West Midlands -42 41 £37,500 -2.59% 4
East Midlands -9 19 £38,750 +1.30% 3
North East -4 4 £24,000 -29.92% 1
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1947 (91.84%) VMware
2 1692 (79.81%) Windows
3 1326 (62.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1099 (51.84%) Microsoft
5 1088 (51.32%) Active Directory
6 836 (39.43%) MS Exchange
7 827 (39.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 775 (36.56%) Cisco
9 743 (35.05%) Citrix
10 713 (33.63%) SAN
11 671 (31.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 641 (30.24%) DNS
13 631 (29.76%) Linux
14 573 (27.03%) Firewall
15 569 (26.84%) ITIL
16 506 (23.87%) Exchange Server 2010
17 489 (23.07%) SQL Server
18 483 (22.78%) HP
19 482 (22.74%) Windows Server 2003
20 473 (22.31%) XenApp
21 468 (22.08%) DHCP
22 457 (21.56%) TCP/IP
23 427 (20.14%) MS Excel
24 426 (20.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 404 (19.06%) Data Centre
26 394 (18.58%) SQL
27 393 (18.54%) Hyper-V
28 377 (17.78%) VMware ESX
29 354 (16.70%) Finance
30 347 (16.37%) Microsoft Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 836 (39.43%) MS Exchange
2 506 (23.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 237 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 228 (10.75%) IIS
5 198 (9.34%) SharePoint
6 189 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 149 (7.03%) Lync
8 140 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 112 (5.28%) Apache
10 97 (4.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 76 (3.58%) Tomcat
12 39 (1.84%) OpenStack
13 33 (1.56%) WebSphere
14 26 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
15 25 (1.18%) JBoss
15 25 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
16 24 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
17 22 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
18 21 (0.99%) Apache Solr
19 16 (0.75%) WorkSite
Applications
1 427 (20.14%) MS Excel
2 205 (9.67%) MS Office
3 24 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.094%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.094%) Line 500
5 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 189 (8.92%) Office 365
2 128 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 109 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
5 52 (2.45%) SaaS
6 37 (1.75%) Mimecast
7 35 (1.65%) IaaS
8 32 (1.51%) PaaS
9 20 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 15 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.33%) Route 53
12 7 (0.33%) IBM SmartCloud
13 6 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.19%) SoftLayer
15 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.14%) Heroku
15 3 (0.14%) Engine Yard
16 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 713 (33.63%) SAN
2 641 (30.24%) DNS
3 573 (27.03%) Firewall
4 468 (22.08%) DHCP
5 457 (21.56%) TCP/IP
6 291 (13.73%) LAN
7 268 (12.64%) WAN
8 252 (11.89%) NAS
9 245 (11.56%) VPN
10 167 (7.88%) NetScaler
11 119 (5.61%) VLAN
12 115 (5.42%) Network Security
12 115 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
13 112 (5.28%) iSCSI
14 101 (4.76%) VoIP
15 82 (3.87%) Cisco Nexus
16 79 (3.73%) Internet
17 74 (3.49%) IPsec
18 73 (3.44%) SSL
19 72 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (23.07%) SQL Server
2 179 (8.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 91 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 80 (3.77%) MySQL
5 78 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 22 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 21 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
9 15 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (0.66%) DB2
11 12 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (0.47%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.42%) Big Data
13 9 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.38%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.38%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.38%) Informix
15 5 (0.24%) OLAP
15 5 (0.24%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 38 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 21 (0.99%) Subversion
3 14 (0.66%) JIRA
4 10 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.33%) Liquibase
6 7 (0.33%) Flyway
7 6 (0.28%) Mercurial
7 6 (0.28%) InstallShield
8 5 (0.24%) NUnit
8 5 (0.24%) Selenium
8 5 (0.24%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.14%) FishEye
9 3 (0.14%) Gradle
9 3 (0.14%) Hudson
9 3 (0.14%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.094%) Ant
10 2 (0.094%) JUnit
10 2 (0.094%) Bugzilla
General
1 354 (16.70%) Finance
2 95 (4.48%) Banking
3 60 (2.83%) Legal
4 49 (2.31%) Advertising
5 42 (1.98%) Law
6 41 (1.93%) Back Office
7 39 (1.84%) Retail
8 29 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 29 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.13%) Publishing
10 21 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.80%) Online Betting
12 14 (0.66%) Marketing
13 12 (0.57%) Billing
14 8 (0.38%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.38%) French Language
14 8 (0.38%) German Language
15 7 (0.33%) Military
16 5 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 365 (17.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 359 (16.93%) Analyst
3 248 (11.70%) Support Engineer
4 192 (9.06%) Administrator
5 165 (7.78%) Consultant
6 162 (7.64%) Systems Administrator
7 152 (7.17%) Support Analyst
8 114 (5.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 106 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 101 (4.76%) Network Engineer
11 89 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support
12 85 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
13 80 (3.77%) Architect
14 76 (3.58%) IT Support
15 72 (3.40%) Senior Analyst
16 68 (3.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 65 (3.07%) Wintel Engineer
18 63 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
19 61 (2.88%) Technical Consultant
20 59 (2.78%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.60%) .NET
2 32 (1.51%) Web Services
3 17 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (0.75%) XML
4 16 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (0.71%) Software Packaging
5 15 (0.71%) LAMP
6 13 (0.61%) Middleware
6 13 (0.61%) HTML
7 12 (0.57%) RESTful
8 11 (0.52%) HTML5
8 11 (0.52%) jQuery
9 10 (0.47%) Application Packaging
9 10 (0.47%) ASP.NET
10 9 (0.42%) REST
11 8 (0.38%) WCF
11 8 (0.38%) CSS
11 8 (0.38%) ZeroMQ
12 7 (0.33%) MAPI
12 7 (0.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 404 (19.06%) Data Centre
2 156 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 146 (6.89%) Blackberry
4 141 (6.65%) Clustering
5 126 (5.94%) Replication
6 93 (4.39%) Private Cloud
7 82 (3.87%) EMC VNX
8 58 (2.74%) Management Information System
9 55 (2.59%) EqualLogic
10 54 (2.55%) Computer Science
11 43 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
12 40 (1.89%) CLARiiON
13 36 (1.70%) FlexPod
13 36 (1.70%) HP Storage
14 35 (1.65%) Thin Client
14 35 (1.65%) Fat Client
15 30 (1.42%) iPhone
15 30 (1.42%) HP StoreVirtual
16 28 (1.32%) CESG
17 25 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1692 (79.81%) Windows
2 827 (39.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 671 (31.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 631 (29.76%) Linux
5 482 (22.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 249 (11.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 162 (7.64%) Windows 7
8 135 (6.37%) UNIX
9 130 (6.13%) Windows 8
10 101 (4.76%) CentOS
11 85 (4.01%) Windows XP
12 75 (3.54%) Data ONTAP
13 57 (2.69%) Solaris
14 38 (1.79%) Ubuntu
15 35 (1.65%) Android
16 32 (1.51%) Windows 2000
17 27 (1.27%) Debian
18 25 (1.18%) AIX
19 23 (1.08%) Windows Vista
20 20 (0.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (26.84%) ITIL
2 165 (7.78%) Mentoring
3 124 (5.85%) Migration
4 121 (5.71%) Change Management
5 116 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 105 (4.95%) Configuration Management
7 94 (4.43%) Project Management
8 92 (4.34%) Capacity Management
9 86 (4.06%) Load Balancing
10 83 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
11 82 (3.87%) Service Delivery
12 75 (3.54%) Server Building
13 68 (3.21%) DevOps
14 65 (3.07%) Root Cause Analysis
14 65 (3.07%) Patch Management
15 58 (2.74%) Problem Management
16 56 (2.64%) Business Continuity
17 55 (2.59%) Change Control
18 52 (2.45%) ITIL V3
18 52 (2.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 394 (18.58%) SQL
2 223 (10.52%) PowerShell
3 71 (3.35%) Bash Shell
4 67 (3.16%) Python
5 62 (2.92%) Perl
6 47 (2.22%) Ruby
7 45 (2.12%) VBScript
8 43 (2.03%) PHP
9 39 (1.84%) C
10 38 (1.79%) Java
11 35 (1.65%) VB
12 23 (1.08%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 21 (0.99%) C#
15 20 (0.94%) JavaScript
16 16 (0.75%) PL/SQL
17 13 (0.61%) Korn
18 11 (0.52%) Groovy
18 11 (0.52%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.28%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 426 (20.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 347 (16.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 267 (12.59%) Cisco Certification
4 265 (12.50%) MCSE
5 229 (10.80%) CCNA
6 149 (7.03%) Security Cleared
7 131 (6.18%) Degree
8 128 (6.04%) MCSA
9 116 (5.47%) MCITP
10 93 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
11 79 (3.73%) VCP5
12 78 (3.68%) CCNP
13 75 (3.54%) CCA
14 65 (3.07%) SC Cleared
15 56 (2.64%) MCP
16 51 (2.41%) NCDA
17 45 (2.12%) VCAP
18 43 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 37 (1.75%) CISSP
20 34 (1.60%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (8.07%) SLA
2 67 (3.16%) PCI DSS
3 31 (1.46%) QA
4 18 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.57%) COBIT
6 5 (0.24%) HL7
6 5 (0.24%) DICOM
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1326 (62.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1088 (51.32%) Active Directory
3 473 (22.31%) XenApp
4 393 (18.54%) Hyper-V
5 377 (17.78%) VMware ESX
6 297 (14.01%) vCloud
7 258 (12.17%) VMware ESXi
8 196 (9.25%) XenDesktop
9 135 (6.37%) XenServer
10 95 (4.48%) Terminal Services
11 80 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
12 48 (2.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 47 (2.22%) UAG
14 40 (1.89%) Firmware
15 35 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 34 (1.60%) Xen
17 27 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
18 25 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
19 22 (1.04%) KVM
20 21 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 300 (14.15%) SCCM
2 156 (7.36%) Backup Exec
3 142 (6.70%) SCOM
4 131 (6.18%) NetBackup
5 99 (4.67%) WSUS
6 90 (4.25%) Puppet
7 76 (3.58%) Nagios
8 70 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 62 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
10 44 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
11 41 (1.93%) AirWatch
12 36 (1.70%) vMotion
13 30 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 29 (1.37%) HP SIM
14 29 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
14 29 (1.37%) Cacti
15 24 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
15 24 (1.13%) EdgeSight
16 22 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 19 (0.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1947 (91.84%) VMware
2 1099 (51.84%) Microsoft
3 775 (36.56%) Cisco
4 743 (35.05%) Citrix
5 483 (22.78%) HP
6 337 (15.90%) NetApp
7 225 (10.61%) EMC
8 213 (10.05%) Red Hat
9 205 (9.67%) Symantec
10 166 (7.83%) Veeam
11 161 (7.59%) Dell
12 134 (6.32%) Oracle
13 119 (5.61%) IBM
14 86 (4.06%) CheckPoint
15 83 (3.92%) AppSense
16 79 (3.73%) Sophos
17 61 (2.88%) Juniper
18 59 (2.78%) 3PAR
19 56 (2.64%) Veritas
20 49 (2.31%) CommVault
Southampton, Hampshire
GCS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension + Health + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension + Health + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Unrivalled benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ninesharp
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago