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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
UK / England
Rank 366 303 237
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -66
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 626 957 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.79% 1.04% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 6.49% 8.66% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 550 845 1135
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
9651 11052 12246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.25% 12.03% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8034 9421 10440
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -7 235 £52,500 +5.00% 29
South East -68 129 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire +17 80 £42,500 - 18
North West +8 54 £40,000 +18.51% 8
East of England -3 50 £40,750 -4.11% 4
South West -4 34 £45,000 +21.62% 3
East Midlands +12 31 £44,500 +18.12% 4
West Midlands -14 27 £42,500 +21.42% 4
North East -2 1 £37,500 +87.50% 1
Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 1222 (84.57%) VMware
2 1075 (74.39%) Windows
3 809 (55.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 808 (55.92%) Active Directory
5 760 (52.60%) Microsoft
6 675 (46.71%) Windows Server
7 635 (43.94%) Linux
8 491 (33.98%) Cisco
9 457 (31.63%) Firewall
10 446 (30.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 439 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 434 (30.03%) ITIL
13 430 (29.76%) MS Exchange
14 417 (28.86%) SAN
15 384 (26.57%) DNS
15 384 (26.57%) Citrix
16 366 (25.33%) SQL Server
16 366 (25.33%) PowerShell
17 311 (21.52%) DHCP
18 308 (21.31%) Hyper-V
19 295 (20.42%) SQL
20 291 (20.14%) Data Centre
21 275 (19.03%) HP
21 275 (19.03%) Microsoft Certification
22 263 (18.20%) MS Excel
23 258 (17.85%) Puppet
24 252 (17.44%) TCP/IP
25 239 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
25 239 (16.54%) SCCM
26 237 (16.40%) XenApp

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
1 430 (29.76%) MS Exchange
2 230 (15.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 184 (12.73%) IIS
4 162 (11.21%) OpenStack
5 144 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 125 (8.65%) SharePoint
7 114 (7.89%) CloudStack
8 85 (5.88%) WebLogic
8 85 (5.88%) WebSphere
9 82 (5.67%) JBoss
10 72 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2007
11 64 (4.43%) Skype for Business
12 62 (4.29%) Apache
13 44 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2003
14 33 (2.28%) Tomcat
15 23 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
16 19 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
18 11 (0.76%) Alfresco
19 10 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 263 (18.20%) MS Excel
2 152 (10.52%) MS Office
3 24 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (1.38%) assyst
2 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.21%) Bankmaster
3 3 (0.21%) Infor CRM
3 3 (0.21%) Line 500
3 3 (0.21%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.069%) Eikon
4 1 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 239 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
2 213 (14.74%) Office 365
3 189 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (3.18%) IaaS
6 45 (3.11%) SaaS
7 39 (2.70%) Mimecast
8 19 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.25%) OpenShift
10 17 (1.18%) PaaS
11 16 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
12 13 (0.90%) SoftLayer
13 11 (0.76%) G Suite
14 9 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.48%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (0.42%) Heroku
17 4 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 457 (31.63%) Firewall
2 417 (28.86%) SAN
3 384 (26.57%) DNS
4 311 (21.52%) DHCP
5 252 (17.44%) TCP/IP
6 206 (14.26%) LAN
7 193 (13.36%) WAN
8 136 (9.41%) VPN
9 109 (7.54%) VLAN
10 71 (4.91%) VoIP
11 68 (4.71%) NetScaler
12 66 (4.57%) NAS
13 64 (4.43%) Wireless
14 56 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
15 54 (3.74%) iSCSI
15 54 (3.74%) Skype
16 52 (3.60%) Internet
17 47 (3.25%) Network Security
18 42 (2.91%) FTP
19 40 (2.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 93 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 60 (4.15%) MySQL
5 43 (2.98%) Oracle Database
6 32 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (0.69%) Big Data
10 10 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (0.62%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.55%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.48%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.42%) Redis
14 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.35%) GIS
16 4 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 77 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 56 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 53 (3.67%) TeamCity
4 30 (2.08%) Subversion
5 20 (1.38%) JIRA
6 16 (1.11%) JUnit
7 15 (1.04%) Hudson
8 13 (0.90%) Maven
8 13 (0.90%) Vagrant
9 12 (0.83%) DbUnit
9 12 (0.83%) jMock
9 12 (0.83%) Mockito
9 12 (0.83%) SonarQube
10 9 (0.62%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.55%) Robot Framework
11 8 (0.55%) Selenium
12 7 (0.48%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.48%) CodeSonar
12 7 (0.48%) git-flow
General
1 194 (13.43%) Finance
2 104 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 49 (3.39%) Banking
4 32 (2.21%) Retail
5 31 (2.15%) Back Office
6 27 (1.87%) Legal
7 23 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.45%) Law
9 17 (1.18%) Marketing
10 16 (1.11%) Publishing
11 13 (0.90%) Games
12 12 (0.83%) Online Betting
13 9 (0.62%) Billing
14 8 (0.55%) Advertising
15 5 (0.35%) Electronics
15 5 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 322 (22.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 189 (13.08%) Support Engineer
3 173 (11.97%) Analyst
4 141 (9.76%) VMware Engineer
5 131 (9.07%) Administrator
6 121 (8.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 119 (8.24%) DevOps Engineer
8 97 (6.71%) Cloud Engineer
9 96 (6.64%) Systems Administrator
10 92 (6.37%) Support Analyst
11 91 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support
12 89 (6.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 85 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
14 76 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
15 71 (4.91%) IT Engineer
15 71 (4.91%) Network Engineer
15 71 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
16 70 (4.84%) Architect
17 68 (4.71%) IT Support
17 68 (4.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (8.17%) .NET
2 57 (3.94%) Web Services
3 52 (3.60%) LAMP
4 31 (2.15%) SOAP
5 23 (1.59%) REST
6 22 (1.52%) ASP.NET
7 20 (1.38%) RESTful
8 18 (1.25%) JSON
9 13 (0.90%) Flash
9 13 (0.90%) HTML
9 13 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (0.83%) J2EE
10 12 (0.83%) PowerMock
10 12 (0.83%) Spring
11 10 (0.69%) jBPM
11 10 (0.69%) Middleware
12 8 (0.55%) XML
13 7 (0.48%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.48%) STL
13 7 (0.48%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 291 (20.14%) Data Centre
2 98 (6.78%) Clustering
3 92 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (5.19%) Driving Licence
5 71 (4.91%) EMC VNX
6 63 (4.36%) Replication
7 46 (3.18%) Computer Science
8 43 (2.98%) Management Information System
8 43 (2.98%) PKI
9 33 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
10 32 (2.21%) Fat Client
10 32 (2.21%) Thin Client
11 26 (1.80%) Blackberry
11 26 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.80%) VCE vBlock
12 22 (1.52%) iPhone
13 18 (1.25%) HP Storage
14 17 (1.18%) Statistics
15 16 (1.11%) iPad
15 16 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1075 (74.39%) Windows
2 675 (46.71%) Windows Server
3 635 (43.94%) Linux
4 446 (30.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 439 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 203 (14.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 201 (13.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 182 (12.60%) Unix
9 108 (7.47%) Windows 7
10 53 (3.67%) Windows 8
11 50 (3.46%) Windows 10
12 47 (3.25%) CentOS
12 47 (3.25%) Ubuntu
13 35 (2.42%) Solaris
14 33 (2.28%) Mac OS X
15 30 (2.08%) Debian
16 21 (1.45%) Windows XP
17 19 (1.31%) Android
17 19 (1.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 17 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (30.03%) ITIL
2 192 (13.29%) DevOps
3 186 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 175 (12.11%) Configuration Management
5 159 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (9.34%) Scrum
7 120 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
8 107 (7.40%) DSDM
9 87 (6.02%) Presales
10 86 (5.95%) Mentoring
11 82 (5.67%) RUP
12 80 (5.54%) Migration
13 75 (5.19%) Change Control
14 74 (5.12%) Project Management
15 68 (4.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 66 (4.57%) Service Delivery
17 63 (4.36%) High Availability
17 63 (4.36%) OWASP
18 57 (3.94%) Load Balancing
19 56 (3.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 366 (25.33%) PowerShell
2 295 (20.42%) SQL
3 224 (15.50%) Python
4 167 (11.56%) Ruby
5 141 (9.76%) Bash Shell
6 129 (8.93%) Shell Script
7 76 (5.26%) Perl
8 68 (4.71%) Java
9 37 (2.56%) VB
10 34 (2.35%) C
11 27 (1.87%) VBScript
12 26 (1.80%) C#
13 19 (1.31%) PHP
14 18 (1.25%) JavaScript
15 15 (1.04%) C++
16 9 (0.62%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.48%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.35%) Go
19 1 (0.069%) Bourne shell
19 1 (0.069%) R
Qualifications
1 275 (19.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 222 (15.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 198 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
4 189 (13.08%) MCSE
5 175 (12.11%) CCNA
6 128 (8.86%) MCSA
7 109 (7.54%) Security Cleared
8 96 (6.64%) MCITP
9 90 (6.23%) Degree
10 89 (6.16%) SC Cleared
11 47 (3.25%) MCP
12 39 (2.70%) CCNP
13 29 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
14 28 (1.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 26 (1.80%) VCAP
15 26 (1.80%) VCP5
16 25 (1.73%) CCA
17 24 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (1.66%) VCDX
18 20 (1.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (11.07%) SLA
2 36 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 35 (2.42%) QA
4 19 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.62%) HIPAA
System Software
1 809 (55.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 808 (55.92%) Active Directory
3 308 (21.31%) Hyper-V
4 237 (16.40%) XenApp
5 186 (12.87%) vCloud
6 145 (10.03%) XenServer
7 128 (8.86%) VMware ESXi
8 124 (8.58%) Xen
9 118 (8.17%) XenDesktop
10 103 (7.13%) VMware ESX
11 56 (3.88%) Terminal Services
11 56 (3.88%) Virtual Servers
12 54 (3.74%) Docker
13 31 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 30 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
15 26 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 22 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
17 19 (1.31%) NFS
18 15 (1.04%) Firmware
19 12 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 258 (17.85%) Puppet
2 239 (16.54%) SCCM
3 197 (13.63%) Opscode Chef
4 118 (8.17%) SCOM
5 109 (7.54%) Ansible
6 92 (6.37%) Tivoli
7 91 (6.30%) WSUS
8 83 (5.74%) Cobbler
9 52 (3.60%) Backup Exec
9 52 (3.60%) vMotion
10 45 (3.11%) Nagios
11 44 (3.04%) vRealize
12 40 (2.77%) NetBackup
13 28 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
14 24 (1.66%) Salt
14 24 (1.66%) Terraform
15 23 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
16 21 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 18 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 16 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1222 (84.57%) VMware
2 760 (52.60%) Microsoft
3 491 (33.98%) Cisco
4 384 (26.57%) Citrix
5 275 (19.03%) HP
6 206 (14.26%) Red Hat
7 201 (13.91%) Oracle
8 170 (11.76%) NetApp
9 143 (9.90%) EMC
10 125 (8.65%) Dell
11 106 (7.34%) EnterpriseDB
12 100 (6.92%) Veeam
13 66 (4.57%) CheckPoint
14 60 (4.15%) CommVault
15 57 (3.94%) Symantec
16 48 (3.32%) IBM
17 47 (3.25%) Veritas
18 36 (2.49%) Juniper
19 32 (2.21%) Avaya
20 28 (1.94%) SonicWALL
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