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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 288 279 333
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +54
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 978 1166 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.13% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 8.50% 9.49% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 871 958 851
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 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,100 £65,000
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
11508 12286 12518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.61% 11.89% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9898 10240 10567
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 July 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 1 July 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 +37 338 £52,500 +5.00% 37
South East -19 281 £47,500 +11.76% 27
East of England +13 88 £50,000 +21.95% 6
Yorkshire +2 75 £40,000 +14.28% 10
South West -50 55 £40,063 +3.38% 6
West Midlands -5 51 £45,000 +25.00% 5
North West +12 45 £42,500 +13.33% 9
East Midlands +27 35 £41,500 +18.57% 3
North East +13 9 £41,500 +39.49%
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1805 (90.07%) VMware
2 1479 (73.80%) Windows
3 1118 (55.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1039 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 995 (49.65%) Windows Server
6 987 (49.25%) Active Directory
7 861 (42.96%) Cisco
8 766 (38.22%) Linux
9 733 (36.58%) Firewall
10 662 (33.03%) SAN
11 657 (32.78%) Citrix
12 631 (31.49%) ITIL
13 622 (31.04%) MS Exchange
14 556 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 511 (25.50%) DNS
16 497 (24.80%) Windows Server 2012
17 476 (23.75%) HP
18 399 (19.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 381 (19.01%) XenApp
20 377 (18.81%) Data Centre
21 367 (18.31%) SQL Server
22 366 (18.26%) MS Excel
23 353 (17.61%) DHCP
24 344 (17.17%) LAN
25 336 (16.77%) WAN
26 333 (16.62%) Hyper-V
27 327 (16.32%) Microsoft Certification
28 317 (15.82%) SCCM
29 314 (15.67%) PowerShell
30 313 (15.62%) SQL

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
1 622 (31.04%) MS Exchange
2 256 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 186 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 176 (8.78%) IIS
5 155 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 126 (6.29%) SharePoint
7 119 (5.94%) OpenStack
8 117 (5.84%) Skype for Business
9 100 (4.99%) JBoss
10 90 (4.49%) CloudStack
11 89 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 89 (4.44%) WebLogic
12 85 (4.24%) WebSphere
13 40 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 36 (1.80%) Apache
15 28 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
16 15 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 366 (18.26%) MS Excel
2 165 (8.23%) MS Office
3 18 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.050%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.85%) assyst
3 11 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.30%) Bankmaster
5 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.25%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.050%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 284 (14.17%) Office 365
2 184 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
3 160 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (2.99%) IaaS
5 51 (2.54%) SaaS
6 43 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (2.10%) Mimecast
8 37 (1.85%) PaaS
9 19 (0.95%) OpenShift
10 14 (0.70%) OneDrive
11 11 (0.55%) SoftLayer
12 8 (0.40%) Dropbox
13 7 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.25%) IBM PureFlex
14 5 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.15%) GitHub
15 3 (0.15%) Heroku
16 2 (0.100%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.100%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 733 (36.58%) Firewall
2 662 (33.03%) SAN
3 511 (25.50%) DNS
4 353 (17.61%) DHCP
5 344 (17.17%) LAN
6 336 (16.77%) WAN
7 307 (15.32%) TCP/IP
8 231 (11.53%) VPN
9 149 (7.44%) NAS
10 119 (5.94%) Cisco ASA
11 118 (5.89%) NetScaler
12 117 (5.84%) Network Security
13 116 (5.79%) VLAN
14 113 (5.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 105 (5.24%) iSCSI
16 99 (4.94%) VoIP
17 94 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
18 78 (3.89%) Internet
19 66 (3.29%) Wireless
20 58 (2.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 80 (3.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 78 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (1.70%) Oracle Database
5 31 (1.55%) MySQL
6 30 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 25 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (0.75%) Hadoop
9 12 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.55%) Big Data
11 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.30%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.20%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (3.29%) Git (software)
2 63 (3.14%) Jenkins
3 42 (2.10%) Subversion
4 32 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
5 31 (1.55%) TeamCity
6 22 (1.10%) JIRA
7 20 (1.00%) Vagrant
8 14 (0.70%) GitLab
9 8 (0.40%) Selenium
10 6 (0.30%) Maven
10 6 (0.30%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.20%) Appium
11 4 (0.20%) Mocha
12 3 (0.15%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.100%) DbUnit
13 2 (0.100%) jMock
13 2 (0.100%) Mockito
13 2 (0.100%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.100%) TestDirector
General
1 292 (14.57%) Finance
2 82 (4.09%) Telecoms
3 50 (2.50%) Law
4 43 (2.15%) Retail
5 39 (1.95%) Banking
5 39 (1.95%) Legal
6 31 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 27 (1.35%) Back Office
8 24 (1.20%) Advertising
9 13 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.65%) Marketing
9 13 (0.65%) Publishing
10 9 (0.45%) Billing
10 9 (0.45%) Games
11 7 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.25%) Electronics
13 4 (0.20%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.100%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.100%) Automotive
14 2 (0.100%) German Language
Job Titles
1 439 (21.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 251 (12.52%) VMware Engineer
3 216 (10.78%) Analyst
4 202 (10.08%) Administrator
5 197 (9.83%) Support Engineer
6 163 (8.13%) Consultant
7 157 (7.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 153 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
9 143 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
10 135 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
11 132 (6.59%) Server Engineer
12 120 (5.99%) Windows Engineer
13 110 (5.49%) Infrastructure Support
14 108 (5.39%) DevOps Engineer
15 103 (5.14%) Support Analyst
16 98 (4.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 96 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
18 94 (4.69%) Network Engineer
19 91 (4.54%) IT Engineer
20 87 (4.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (5.39%) .NET
2 64 (3.19%) Web Services
3 51 (2.54%) LAMP
4 32 (1.60%) Middleware
5 21 (1.05%) HTML
6 14 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (0.60%) JSON
7 12 (0.60%) SOAP
8 11 (0.55%) ELK Stack
9 8 (0.40%) COM
10 7 (0.35%) 802.1X
10 7 (0.35%) XML
11 6 (0.30%) Node.js
11 6 (0.30%) XMPP
12 4 (0.20%) Chai
12 4 (0.20%) CSS
12 4 (0.20%) WSH
13 3 (0.15%) X-Windows
13 3 (0.15%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 377 (18.81%) Data Centre
2 157 (7.83%) Replication
3 145 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (6.59%) EMC VNX
5 97 (4.84%) Clustering
6 87 (4.34%) Driving Licence
7 65 (3.24%) Fat Client
7 65 (3.24%) Thin Client
8 52 (2.59%) PKI
9 49 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 48 (2.40%) Blackberry
10 48 (2.40%) VCE vBlock
11 47 (2.35%) Management Information System
12 43 (2.15%) HP Storage
13 41 (2.05%) iPad
14 36 (1.80%) Private Cloud
14 36 (1.80%) Public Cloud
15 35 (1.75%) EqualLogic
16 25 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
16 25 (1.25%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1479 (73.80%) Windows
2 995 (49.65%) Windows Server
3 766 (38.22%) Linux
4 556 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 497 (24.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 310 (15.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 242 (12.08%) Unix
8 240 (11.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 139 (6.94%) Windows 7
10 107 (5.34%) CentOS
11 100 (4.99%) Windows 8
12 98 (4.89%) Windows 10
13 54 (2.69%) Ubuntu
14 52 (2.59%) AIX
15 47 (2.35%) Solaris
15 47 (2.35%) Windows XP
16 39 (1.95%) SUSE
17 38 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
18 29 (1.45%) Android
19 27 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (31.49%) ITIL
2 222 (11.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 162 (8.08%) DevOps
4 158 (7.88%) Configuration Management
5 142 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
6 122 (6.09%) Service Management
7 116 (5.79%) Mentoring
8 108 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
8 108 (5.39%) Migration
8 108 (5.39%) Service Delivery
9 97 (4.84%) High Availability
9 97 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
10 96 (4.79%) Change Management
11 90 (4.49%) Presales
12 89 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
13 87 (4.34%) Project Management
13 87 (4.34%) Scrum
14 80 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
14 80 (3.99%) RUP
15 79 (3.94%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 314 (15.67%) PowerShell
2 313 (15.62%) SQL
3 217 (10.83%) Python
4 168 (8.38%) Bash Shell
5 161 (8.03%) Ruby
6 126 (6.29%) Perl
7 117 (5.84%) Shell Script
8 48 (2.40%) Java
9 35 (1.75%) C
10 22 (1.10%) JavaScript
11 19 (0.95%) VBScript
12 15 (0.75%) PHP
13 13 (0.65%) Bourne shell
14 12 (0.60%) Korn
15 10 (0.50%) C-shell
16 9 (0.45%) VB
17 5 (0.25%) C#
17 5 (0.25%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.15%) Groovy
18 3 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 399 (19.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 327 (16.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 270 (13.47%) Cisco Certification
4 243 (12.13%) MCSE
5 216 (10.78%) CCNA
6 185 (9.23%) Security Cleared
7 148 (7.39%) SC Cleared
8 147 (7.34%) MCSA
9 104 (5.19%) Degree
10 93 (4.64%) CCNP
11 91 (4.54%) MCITP
12 64 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
13 62 (3.09%) MCP
14 60 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
15 48 (2.40%) VCP5
16 46 (2.30%) CCA
17 42 (2.10%) RHCSA
17 42 (2.10%) VCAP
18 29 (1.45%) RHCE
19 25 (1.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (9.53%) SLA
2 49 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.50%) QA
5 17 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.45%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.050%) DICOM
8 1 (0.050%) HL7
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.050%) RMADS
8 1 (0.050%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1118 (55.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 987 (49.25%) Active Directory
3 381 (19.01%) XenApp
4 333 (16.62%) Hyper-V
5 256 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
6 208 (10.38%) VMware ESX
7 196 (9.78%) vCloud
8 195 (9.73%) XenDesktop
9 165 (8.23%) XenServer
10 100 (4.99%) Virtual Machines
11 99 (4.94%) Xen
12 51 (2.54%) Terminal Services
13 47 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
14 41 (2.05%) Docker
15 37 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
16 34 (1.70%) NFS
17 29 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
18 28 (1.40%) Firmware
19 22 (1.10%) KVM
20 19 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 317 (15.82%) SCCM
2 234 (11.68%) Puppet
3 173 (8.63%) SCOM
4 147 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
5 130 (6.49%) Backup Exec
6 112 (5.59%) Ansible
7 105 (5.24%) WSUS
8 95 (4.74%) Tivoli
9 92 (4.59%) NetBackup
10 79 (3.94%) Cobbler
11 77 (3.84%) vRealize
12 71 (3.54%) Nagios
13 52 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
14 48 (2.40%) vMotion
15 47 (2.35%) Salt
16 46 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
17 42 (2.10%) HP SIM
18 36 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
19 34 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
20 31 (1.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1805 (90.07%) VMware
2 1039 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 861 (42.96%) Cisco
4 657 (32.78%) Citrix
5 476 (23.75%) HP
6 308 (15.37%) Red Hat
7 274 (13.67%) EMC
8 269 (13.42%) NetApp
9 237 (11.83%) Oracle
10 167 (8.33%) Dell
11 162 (8.08%) Symantec
12 148 (7.39%) Veeam
13 114 (5.69%) IBM
14 91 (4.54%) CheckPoint
15 78 (3.89%) 3PAR
15 78 (3.89%) EnterpriseDB
16 75 (3.74%) F5
17 67 (3.34%) SolarWinds
18 61 (3.04%) Juniper
19 55 (2.74%) Intel Security
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + 15% flex + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance,
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: Negotiable (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Blue Chip Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Element Search
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus, Training Bursary, Pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago