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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 270 245 257
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1086 1151 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.02% 1.15% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 9.31% 11.45% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 925 976 1069
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
11659 10053 11106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.90% 10.07% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9743 8630 9660
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +11 447 £52,500 +10.52% 40
South East -16 277 £42,500 - 34
West Midlands +25 106 £38,500 -18.94% 8
Yorkshire -43 94 £41,750 -1.76% 8
East of England -63 91 £41,000 -8.88% 9
North West -43 62 £33,250 -19.87% 22
South West -62 31 £40,000 +14.28% 17
East Midlands -17 30 £40,000 -9.09% 6
North East -5 3 £34,250 -0.72% 3
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1967 (94.20%) VMware
2 1575 (75.43%) Windows
3 1399 (67.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1045 (50.05%) Microsoft
5 1033 (49.47%) Active Directory
6 913 (43.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 834 (39.94%) SAN
8 827 (39.61%) Citrix
9 755 (36.16%) MS Exchange
10 747 (35.78%) Cisco
11 691 (33.09%) Linux
12 551 (26.39%) ITIL
13 545 (26.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 541 (25.91%) Firewall
15 533 (25.53%) DNS
16 527 (25.24%) HP
17 493 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2010
18 487 (23.32%) XenApp
19 457 (21.89%) SQL Server
20 438 (20.98%) Windows Server 2012
21 427 (20.45%) DHCP
22 422 (20.21%) SQL
23 417 (19.97%) VMware ESX
24 406 (19.44%) MS Excel
25 396 (18.97%) NetApp
26 381 (18.25%) TCP/IP
27 373 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
28 363 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
29 349 (16.71%) Hyper-V
30 339 (16.24%) Finance

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 755 (36.16%) MS Exchange
2 493 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 267 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 236 (11.30%) IIS
5 190 (9.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 185 (8.86%) SharePoint
7 163 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 156 (7.47%) Lync
9 148 (7.09%) Apache
10 80 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 69 (3.30%) Tomcat
12 49 (2.35%) CMS
13 39 (1.87%) Lotus Domino
14 36 (1.72%) WebLogic
15 35 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
16 28 (1.34%) OpenStack
16 28 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
17 27 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
18 26 (1.25%) Drupal
19 24 (1.15%) Escenic
Applications
1 406 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 182 (8.72%) MS Office
3 17 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.048%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.34%) Summit
4 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.14%) Tridion
6 1 (0.048%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.048%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.048%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 73 (3.50%) Office 365
2 48 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.11%) SaaS
4 40 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (1.82%) IaaS
6 29 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (1.20%) PaaS
8 16 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.096%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 834 (39.94%) SAN
2 541 (25.91%) Firewall
3 533 (25.53%) DNS
4 427 (20.45%) DHCP
5 381 (18.25%) TCP/IP
6 280 (13.41%) VPN
6 280 (13.41%) WAN
7 269 (12.88%) LAN
8 231 (11.06%) NAS
9 153 (7.33%) iSCSI
10 151 (7.23%) NetScaler
11 137 (6.56%) Internet
12 136 (6.51%) VLAN
13 112 (5.36%) SSL
13 112 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 108 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
15 94 (4.50%) IPsec
16 80 (3.83%) MPLS
16 80 (3.83%) Fibre Channel
17 75 (3.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (21.89%) SQL Server
2 151 (7.23%) MySQL
3 149 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 104 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 59 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 40 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 19 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (0.43%) DB2
10 9 (0.43%) Redis
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.38%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.34%) Informix
13 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.29%) QlikView
13 6 (0.29%) Pentaho
13 6 (0.29%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 40 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 31 (1.48%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.67%) Juju
4 13 (0.62%) AdminStudio
5 12 (0.57%) Subversion
5 12 (0.57%) Hudson
6 11 (0.53%) JIRA
7 8 (0.38%) Ant
8 7 (0.34%) MSI
9 5 (0.24%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.24%) Maven
10 4 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.19%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.19%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.096%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.096%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.048%) Wise Package Studio
13 1 (0.048%) ProC
13 1 (0.048%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 339 (16.24%) Finance
2 60 (2.87%) Banking
3 52 (2.49%) Law
4 47 (2.25%) Legal
4 47 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 43 (2.06%) Publishing
6 27 (1.29%) Back Office
7 26 (1.25%) Advertising
8 22 (1.05%) Retail
9 20 (0.96%) Games
10 17 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.67%) Marketing
11 14 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.29%) Electronics
13 6 (0.29%) Cantonese Language
14 5 (0.24%) Automotive
15 3 (0.14%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.096%) German Language
Job Titles
1 333 (15.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 302 (14.46%) Analyst
3 276 (13.22%) Support Engineer
4 181 (8.67%) Administrator
5 176 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 146 (6.99%) Consultant
7 136 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
8 122 (5.84%) Support Analyst
8 122 (5.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 113 (5.41%) Architect
10 98 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
11 84 (4.02%) Network Engineer
12 81 (3.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 77 (3.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 68 (3.26%) Team Leader
15 67 (3.21%) Server Engineer
16 64 (3.07%) VMware Engineer
17 60 (2.87%) Linux Administrator
18 58 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
18 58 (2.78%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (2.92%) Web Services
2 39 (1.87%) .NET
3 28 (1.34%) XML
4 26 (1.25%) HTML
4 26 (1.25%) Ajax
5 25 (1.20%) Application Packaging
6 23 (1.10%) J2EE
7 17 (0.81%) Middleware
8 14 (0.67%) LAMP
8 14 (0.67%) JSON
8 14 (0.67%) RESTful
9 13 (0.62%) Django
10 11 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (0.38%) Software Packaging
12 7 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (0.34%) COM
12 7 (0.34%) CSS
12 7 (0.34%) XHTML
13 4 (0.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 4 (0.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 205 (9.82%) Clustering
2 118 (5.65%) Replication
3 113 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 105 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 103 (4.93%) CLARiiON
6 64 (3.07%) EqualLogic
7 49 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 42 (2.01%) Hedge funds
9 39 (1.87%) Fat Client
9 39 (1.87%) Thin Client
10 36 (1.72%) SecurID
11 35 (1.68%) Client/Server
12 34 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
13 32 (1.53%) Mobile App
14 29 (1.39%) PKI
15 28 (1.34%) Open Source
16 26 (1.25%) Digital Media
17 24 (1.15%) Firmware
18 23 (1.10%) Celerra
19 22 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1575 (75.43%) Windows
2 913 (43.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 691 (33.09%) Linux
4 545 (26.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 438 (20.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 234 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 222 (10.63%) Windows 7
8 141 (6.75%) UNIX
8 141 (6.75%) Solaris
9 140 (6.70%) Windows XP
10 123 (5.89%) CentOS
11 97 (4.65%) Windows 8
12 58 (2.78%) Windows Vista
13 51 (2.44%) AIX
14 45 (2.16%) VMS
15 38 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
16 37 (1.77%) Android
17 34 (1.63%) Ubuntu
17 34 (1.63%) HPUX
17 34 (1.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (26.39%) ITIL
2 167 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 155 (7.42%) Change Management
4 146 (6.99%) Migration
5 118 (5.65%) Load Balancing
6 112 (5.36%) Problem Management
7 106 (5.08%) Project Management
8 98 (4.69%) Configuration Management
9 86 (4.12%) Incident Management
10 80 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
11 77 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
12 75 (3.59%) Capacity Management
12 75 (3.59%) Service Management
13 74 (3.54%) DevOps
14 70 (3.35%) E-Commerce
15 63 (3.02%) Business Continuity
16 59 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
17 56 (2.68%) Change Control
18 53 (2.54%) Mentoring
18 53 (2.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 422 (20.21%) SQL
2 205 (9.82%) PowerShell
3 161 (7.71%) Perl
4 95 (4.55%) PHP
5 80 (3.83%) Java
6 70 (3.35%) Bash Shell
7 66 (3.16%) Python
8 49 (2.35%) Ruby
9 43 (2.06%) Shell Script
10 39 (1.87%) VBScript
11 36 (1.72%) C#
12 31 (1.48%) C
13 28 (1.34%) JavaScript
13 28 (1.34%) T-SQL
14 21 (1.01%) C++
15 19 (0.91%) VB
16 9 (0.43%) Korn
17 6 (0.29%) VBA
17 6 (0.29%) Bourne shell
18 5 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 373 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 363 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 284 (13.60%) Cisco Certification
4 283 (13.55%) MCSE
5 169 (8.09%) CCNA
6 143 (6.85%) Degree
7 124 (5.94%) Security Cleared
8 120 (5.75%) MCITP
9 114 (5.46%) CCNP
10 101 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
11 95 (4.55%) MCSA
12 81 (3.88%) CCA
13 70 (3.35%) NCDA
14 67 (3.21%) SC Cleared
15 64 (3.07%) VCAP
16 60 (2.87%) MCTS
17 49 (2.35%) DV Cleared
18 43 (2.06%) MCP
19 40 (1.92%) NCIE
20 39 (1.87%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (6.99%) SLA
2 34 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.24%) QA
6 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.096%) BS7799
8 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1399 (67.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1033 (49.47%) Active Directory
3 487 (23.32%) XenApp
4 417 (19.97%) VMware ESX
5 349 (16.71%) Hyper-V
6 272 (13.03%) VMware ESXi
7 216 (10.34%) XenDesktop
8 165 (7.90%) vCloud
9 124 (5.94%) XenServer
10 63 (3.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 53 (2.54%) UAG
12 51 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 47 (2.25%) NFS
13 47 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 40 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 34 (1.63%) Terminal Services
16 29 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 24 (1.15%) VMware Server
17 24 (1.15%) Xen
17 24 (1.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 211 (10.11%) SCCM
2 190 (9.10%) Backup Exec
3 175 (8.38%) NetBackup
4 161 (7.71%) SCOM
5 98 (4.69%) Puppet
6 90 (4.31%) Nagios
7 87 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
8 81 (3.88%) WSUS
9 76 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
10 54 (2.59%) McAfee ePO
11 44 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
12 43 (2.06%) HP SIM
13 28 (1.34%) Cacti
14 25 (1.20%) XenMobile
15 23 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 22 (1.05%) WhatsUp Gold
17 19 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
17 19 (0.91%) Legato
17 19 (0.91%) Opsview
17 19 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1967 (94.20%) VMware
2 1045 (50.05%) Microsoft
3 827 (39.61%) Citrix
4 747 (35.78%) Cisco
5 527 (25.24%) HP
6 396 (18.97%) NetApp
7 337 (16.14%) EMC
8 284 (13.60%) Red Hat
9 262 (12.55%) Symantec
10 212 (10.15%) Dell
11 189 (9.05%) Oracle
12 146 (6.99%) IBM
13 117 (5.60%) Juniper
14 112 (5.36%) Veeam
15 98 (4.69%) McAfee
16 68 (3.26%) CommVault
17 65 (3.11%) Brocade
18 64 (3.07%) CheckPoint
19 60 (2.87%) Veritas
20 59 (2.83%) SolarWinds
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car allowance shares & Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Spring Technology
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Unlimited Training
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday