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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 288 308 296
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 952 1028 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.05% 1.01% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 8.64% 8.92% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 823 878 911
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,550 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
11015 11525 12419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.20% 11.31% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9414 9671 10302
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +45 322 £50,000 - 32
South East +26 321 £52,500 +23.52% 18
Yorkshire -23 61 £40,000 +3.89% 6
East of England -20 60 £40,000 -4.76% 2
West Midlands +3 52 £40,000 +6.66% 8
South West -25 51 £42,500 +3.65% 7
North West +10 44 £42,500 +13.33% 13
East Midlands +24 29 £44,500 +14.83% 3
North East +15 11 £40,000 +66.66% 1
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 1714 (89.55%) VMware
2 1364 (71.26%) Windows
3 1088 (56.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1013 (52.93%) Microsoft
5 996 (52.04%) Active Directory
6 921 (48.12%) Windows Server
7 817 (42.69%) Cisco
8 794 (41.48%) Linux
9 694 (36.26%) Firewall
10 595 (31.09%) SAN
10 595 (31.09%) MS Exchange
11 578 (30.20%) Citrix
12 540 (28.21%) ITIL
13 537 (28.06%) DNS
14 536 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 495 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
16 418 (21.84%) PowerShell
17 398 (20.79%) HP
18 389 (20.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 369 (19.28%) DHCP
20 366 (19.12%) Hyper-V
21 363 (18.97%) SQL Server
22 354 (18.50%) XenApp
23 346 (18.08%) Data Centre
24 334 (17.45%) MS Excel
25 322 (16.82%) Office 365
26 321 (16.77%) TCP/IP
26 321 (16.77%) LAN
27 320 (16.72%) SCCM
28 319 (16.67%) WAN

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
1 595 (31.09%) MS Exchange
2 252 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 205 (10.71%) IIS
4 168 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 141 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 121 (6.32%) SharePoint
7 115 (6.01%) OpenStack
8 104 (5.43%) JBoss
9 94 (4.91%) WebLogic
10 88 (4.60%) WebSphere
11 86 (4.49%) CloudStack
12 81 (4.23%) Skype for Business
13 74 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2003
14 57 (2.98%) Apache
15 38 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 29 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
17 23 (1.20%) Tomcat
18 16 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
19 11 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
19 11 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 334 (17.45%) MS Excel
2 169 (8.83%) MS Office
3 28 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.052%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (1.15%) assyst
2 18 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.26%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.16%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.10%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.10%) Line 500
5 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.10%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.052%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.052%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 322 (16.82%) Office 365
2 183 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
3 153 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 75 (3.92%) SaaS
5 62 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
6 61 (3.19%) IaaS
7 38 (1.99%) OpenShift
7 38 (1.99%) PaaS
8 37 (1.93%) Mimecast
9 19 (0.99%) IBM Cloud
10 15 (0.78%) OneDrive
11 14 (0.73%) SoftLayer
12 11 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.42%) Dropbox
14 8 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.16%) Bluemix
17 2 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 694 (36.26%) Firewall
2 595 (31.09%) SAN
3 537 (28.06%) DNS
4 369 (19.28%) DHCP
5 321 (16.77%) LAN
5 321 (16.77%) TCP/IP
6 319 (16.67%) WAN
7 217 (11.34%) VPN
8 137 (7.16%) VLAN
9 121 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
10 113 (5.90%) NAS
11 110 (5.75%) NetScaler
12 102 (5.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 102 (5.33%) VoIP
13 94 (4.91%) iSCSI
14 90 (4.70%) Network Security
15 88 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
16 83 (4.34%) Wireless
17 82 (4.28%) Internet
18 66 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 56 (2.93%) Oracle Database
5 54 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 39 (2.04%) MySQL
7 30 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.47%) Big Data
11 9 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.42%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.26%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.26%) OLAP
13 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 51 (2.66%) Git (software)
2 50 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 35 (1.83%) Subversion
4 29 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 29 (1.52%) TeamCity
5 21 (1.10%) Vagrant
6 14 (0.73%) JIRA
7 11 (0.57%) GitLab
8 9 (0.47%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.26%) Selenium
10 4 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.21%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.16%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.16%) CodeSonar
11 3 (0.16%) git-flow
11 3 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.10%) DbUnit
12 2 (0.10%) jMock
12 2 (0.10%) JUnit
12 2 (0.10%) Maven
General
1 299 (15.62%) Finance
2 106 (5.54%) Telecoms
3 48 (2.51%) Retail
4 46 (2.40%) Law
5 44 (2.30%) Banking
5 44 (2.30%) Legal
6 30 (1.57%) Back Office
7 24 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.10%) Publishing
9 18 (0.94%) Games
10 16 (0.84%) Advertising
10 16 (0.84%) Online Betting
11 14 (0.73%) Marketing
12 8 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.26%) Billing
15 3 (0.16%) Electronics
15 3 (0.16%) German Language
16 2 (0.10%) Automotive
16 2 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 441 (23.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 250 (13.06%) VMware Engineer
3 220 (11.49%) Administrator
4 201 (10.50%) Analyst
5 199 (10.40%) Support Engineer
6 149 (7.78%) Systems Administrator
7 137 (7.16%) Windows Engineer
8 135 (7.05%) Systems Engineer
9 127 (6.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 127 (6.64%) Consultant
10 119 (6.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 119 (6.22%) Server Engineer
11 109 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
12 107 (5.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 102 (5.33%) Network Engineer
13 102 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 101 (5.28%) Infrastructure Support
15 98 (5.12%) Linux Engineer
16 95 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
17 94 (4.91%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (6.06%) .NET
2 70 (3.66%) Web Services
3 45 (2.35%) LAMP
4 31 (1.62%) JSON
5 28 (1.46%) SOAP
6 24 (1.25%) HTML
7 14 (0.73%) Middleware
8 11 (0.57%) ASP.NET
9 10 (0.52%) ELK Stack
10 9 (0.47%) XML
11 8 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (0.42%) WSH
12 7 (0.37%) 802.1X
12 7 (0.37%) REST
13 5 (0.26%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (0.21%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.21%) CSS
14 4 (0.21%) Software Packaging
15 3 (0.16%) Java EE
15 3 (0.16%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 346 (18.08%) Data Centre
2 138 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (6.64%) Replication
4 115 (6.01%) Clustering
5 106 (5.54%) EMC VNX
6 87 (4.55%) Driving Licence
7 57 (2.98%) PKI
8 56 (2.93%) Management Information System
9 49 (2.56%) VCE vBlock
10 48 (2.51%) Fat Client
10 48 (2.51%) Thin Client
11 45 (2.35%) EqualLogic
12 43 (2.25%) iPad
13 40 (2.09%) Blackberry
14 36 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
15 32 (1.67%) Public Cloud
16 29 (1.52%) HP Storage
17 26 (1.36%) FlexPod
18 25 (1.31%) iPhone
18 25 (1.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1364 (71.26%) Windows
2 921 (48.12%) Windows Server
3 794 (41.48%) Linux
4 536 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 495 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 293 (15.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 264 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 226 (11.81%) Unix
9 153 (7.99%) Windows 7
10 94 (4.91%) CentOS
11 92 (4.81%) Windows 8
12 89 (4.65%) Windows 10
13 63 (3.29%) Ubuntu
14 53 (2.77%) Solaris
15 40 (2.09%) AIX
16 35 (1.83%) SUSE
17 34 (1.78%) Android
17 34 (1.78%) Windows XP
18 30 (1.57%) VMS
19 24 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (28.21%) ITIL
2 196 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 188 (9.82%) DevOps
4 182 (9.51%) Configuration Management
5 128 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (6.22%) Mentoring
7 113 (5.90%) Project Management
8 111 (5.80%) Service Management
9 107 (5.59%) Service Delivery
10 97 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
11 96 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
12 95 (4.96%) Presales
13 94 (4.91%) High Availability
14 93 (4.86%) Migration
15 89 (4.65%) Scrum
16 88 (4.60%) Server Virtualisation
17 85 (4.44%) Change Control
18 84 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
19 81 (4.23%) DSDM
19 81 (4.23%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 418 (21.84%) PowerShell
2 287 (14.99%) SQL
3 273 (14.26%) Python
4 188 (9.82%) Bash Shell
5 171 (8.93%) Ruby
6 156 (8.15%) Perl
7 124 (6.48%) Shell Script
8 60 (3.13%) Java
9 29 (1.52%) C
10 22 (1.15%) VBScript
11 17 (0.89%) JavaScript
12 16 (0.84%) PHP
13 14 (0.73%) C#
13 14 (0.73%) Korn
14 13 (0.68%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.57%) Bourne shell
16 10 (0.52%) C-shell
17 8 (0.42%) VB
18 3 (0.16%) C++
18 3 (0.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 389 (20.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 309 (16.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 273 (14.26%) Cisco Certification
4 231 (12.07%) CCNA
4 231 (12.07%) MCSE
5 147 (7.68%) Security Cleared
6 125 (6.53%) MCSA
7 122 (6.37%) SC Cleared
8 107 (5.59%) MCITP
9 102 (5.33%) Degree
10 89 (4.65%) CCNP
11 69 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
12 59 (3.08%) MCP
13 52 (2.72%) Citrix Certification
13 52 (2.72%) RHCSA
14 47 (2.46%) VCAP
15 43 (2.25%) CCA
16 39 (2.04%) RHCA
17 36 (1.88%) VCP5
18 27 (1.41%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (9.46%) SLA
2 56 (2.93%) PCI DSS
3 34 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 33 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (1.52%) QA
6 20 (1.04%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1088 (56.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 996 (52.04%) Active Directory
3 366 (19.12%) Hyper-V
4 354 (18.50%) XenApp
5 231 (12.07%) vCloud
6 219 (11.44%) VMware ESX
7 215 (11.23%) VMware ESXi
8 171 (8.93%) XenDesktop
9 152 (7.94%) XenServer
10 95 (4.96%) Xen
11 77 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
12 55 (2.87%) Terminal Services
13 48 (2.51%) Docker
14 39 (2.04%) Firmware
15 37 (1.93%) NFS
16 36 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
17 29 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
17 29 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
18 21 (1.10%) KVM
19 18 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 320 (16.72%) SCCM
2 266 (13.90%) Puppet
3 170 (8.88%) Opscode Chef
4 151 (7.89%) SCOM
5 121 (6.32%) WSUS
6 114 (5.96%) Ansible
7 98 (5.12%) Tivoli
8 85 (4.44%) vRealize
9 82 (4.28%) Backup Exec
9 82 (4.28%) Cobbler
10 79 (4.13%) NetBackup
11 69 (3.61%) Nagios
12 42 (2.19%) vMotion
13 41 (2.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 39 (2.04%) Salt
15 37 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
16 32 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
17 30 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
18 27 (1.41%) Terraform
19 26 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1714 (89.55%) VMware
2 1013 (52.93%) Microsoft
3 817 (42.69%) Cisco
4 578 (30.20%) Citrix
5 398 (20.79%) HP
6 318 (16.61%) Red Hat
7 245 (12.80%) Oracle
8 218 (11.39%) EMC
9 202 (10.55%) NetApp
10 177 (9.25%) Dell
11 141 (7.37%) Veeam
12 128 (6.69%) Symantec
13 93 (4.86%) IBM
14 86 (4.49%) CheckPoint
15 81 (4.23%) EnterpriseDB
16 56 (2.93%) 3PAR
16 56 (2.93%) Avaya
16 56 (2.93%) F5
17 54 (2.82%) Juniper
18 48 (2.51%) SolarWinds
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 41k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70k - £80k basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, 25 hols
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£90,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30 - £35 Per Hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 28-33days hols,pension,private medic
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c £45,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago