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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 315 291 320
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 966 1116 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.08% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 8.16% 8.78% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 849 931 926
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
11833 12712 11842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.33% 12.34% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10092 10496 10013
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -16 357 £52,000 +4.00% 20
South East -22 244 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Yorkshire +17 88 £40,000 +14.28% 14
South West -20 77 £40,000 +14.28% 5
East of England -11 75 £45,000 - 9
West Midlands -19 50 £45,000 +23.28% 6
North West +19 42 £39,500 +12.85% 7
East Midlands +11 24 £33,000 -20.95% 2
North East +9 4 £38,500 +18.46% 2
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1808 (90.90%) VMware
2 1489 (74.86%) Windows
3 1135 (57.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1004 (50.48%) Microsoft
5 972 (48.87%) Windows Server
6 917 (46.10%) Active Directory
7 851 (42.79%) Cisco
8 765 (38.46%) Linux
9 719 (36.15%) Firewall
10 687 (34.54%) SAN
11 659 (33.13%) ITIL
12 628 (31.57%) Citrix
13 597 (30.02%) Windows Server 2008
14 583 (29.31%) MS Exchange
15 551 (27.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 501 (25.19%) HP
17 475 (23.88%) DNS
18 408 (20.51%) Data Centre
19 396 (19.91%) SQL Server
20 371 (18.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 367 (18.45%) XenApp
22 363 (18.25%) MS Excel
23 353 (17.75%) Microsoft Certification
24 348 (17.50%) NetApp
25 338 (16.99%) Hyper-V
26 329 (16.54%) WAN
27 323 (16.24%) DHCP
28 322 (16.19%) LAN
29 313 (15.74%) SQL
30 303 (15.23%) SCCM

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
1 583 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 253 (12.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 178 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 172 (8.65%) IIS
5 140 (7.04%) SharePoint
6 123 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 119 (5.98%) Skype for Business
8 112 (5.63%) OpenStack
9 94 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 79 (3.97%) CloudStack
11 74 (3.72%) JBoss
12 73 (3.67%) WebLogic
12 73 (3.67%) WebSphere
13 61 (3.07%) Apache
14 34 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 21 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
16 18 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.90%) Tomcat
17 16 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
18 12 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 363 (18.25%) MS Excel
2 144 (7.24%) MS Office
3 13 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.050%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.65%) assyst
2 11 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.30%) Bankmaster
6 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.050%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 181 (9.10%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (9.00%) Office 365
3 163 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (3.02%) IaaS
5 53 (2.66%) Mimecast
6 40 (2.01%) SaaS
7 39 (1.96%) PaaS
8 36 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.65%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.35%) SoftLayer
12 6 (0.30%) IBM PureFlex
12 6 (0.30%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.15%) GitHub
14 3 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.10%) Heroku
15 2 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
16 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 719 (36.15%) Firewall
2 687 (34.54%) SAN
3 475 (23.88%) DNS
4 329 (16.54%) WAN
5 323 (16.24%) DHCP
6 322 (16.19%) LAN
7 289 (14.53%) TCP/IP
8 219 (11.01%) VPN
9 156 (7.84%) NAS
10 144 (7.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 128 (6.44%) iSCSI
12 123 (6.18%) Network Security
13 121 (6.08%) Fibre Channel
14 110 (5.53%) Cisco ASA
15 106 (5.33%) NetScaler
16 91 (4.58%) VoIP
17 89 (4.47%) VLAN
18 70 (3.52%) Internet
19 58 (2.92%) SSL
20 55 (2.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (19.91%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 51 (2.56%) MySQL
5 41 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 13 (0.65%) Big Data
7 13 (0.65%) MongoDB
8 11 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.45%) Informix
10 8 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 70 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 64 (3.22%) Jenkins
3 39 (1.96%) Subversion
4 33 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
5 30 (1.51%) TeamCity
6 26 (1.31%) JIRA
7 19 (0.96%) Selenium
8 13 (0.65%) GitLab
8 13 (0.65%) Vagrant
9 11 (0.55%) Maven
9 11 (0.55%) SonarQube
10 10 (0.50%) Appium
10 10 (0.50%) Mocha
11 5 (0.25%) ClearQuest
11 5 (0.25%) MSI
12 4 (0.20%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.20%) PHPUnit
13 3 (0.15%) TestDirector
14 2 (0.10%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 287 (14.43%) Finance
2 81 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 40 (2.01%) Law
4 34 (1.71%) Financial Institution
5 32 (1.61%) Banking
6 30 (1.51%) Back Office
7 23 (1.16%) Legal
8 21 (1.06%) Advertising
8 21 (1.06%) Retail
9 19 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.90%) Marketing
11 12 (0.60%) Billing
11 12 (0.60%) Electronics
12 6 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.25%) Games
13 5 (0.25%) Publishing
14 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.10%) Local Government
17 1 (0.050%) Military
Job Titles
1 379 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 251 (12.62%) VMware Engineer
3 236 (11.87%) Administrator
4 192 (9.65%) Support Engineer
5 186 (9.35%) Analyst
6 183 (9.20%) Consultant
7 177 (8.90%) Systems Administrator
8 159 (7.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 155 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
10 130 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
11 127 (6.39%) Server Engineer
12 106 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support
13 105 (5.28%) Support Analyst
14 104 (5.23%) Linux Engineer
15 98 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
16 91 (4.58%) Architect
17 89 (4.47%) IT Engineer
18 87 (4.37%) Network Engineer
19 82 (4.12%) Cisco Engineer
20 81 (4.07%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (4.98%) .NET
2 62 (3.12%) LAMP
3 40 (2.01%) Middleware
4 37 (1.86%) Web Services
5 20 (1.01%) HTML
6 17 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
8 13 (0.65%) XMPP
9 10 (0.50%) COM
10 8 (0.40%) XML
11 7 (0.35%) 802.1X
11 7 (0.35%) ELK Stack
11 7 (0.35%) WSH
12 5 (0.25%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.25%) CSS
12 5 (0.25%) VXML
13 4 (0.20%) MEAN Stack
13 4 (0.20%) Sass
13 4 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
14 3 (0.15%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 408 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 160 (8.04%) Replication
3 154 (7.74%) EMC VNX
4 136 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (6.84%) Clustering
5 81 (4.07%) Driving Licence
6 67 (3.37%) Fat Client
6 67 (3.37%) Thin Client
7 63 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 47 (2.36%) Blackberry
9 45 (2.26%) VCE vBlock
10 42 (2.11%) HP Storage
10 42 (2.11%) Private Cloud
11 40 (2.01%) EqualLogic
12 39 (1.96%) FlexPod
13 38 (1.91%) Client/Server
13 38 (1.91%) Management Information System
14 37 (1.86%) PKI
15 34 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
16 33 (1.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1489 (74.86%) Windows
2 972 (48.87%) Windows Server
3 765 (38.46%) Linux
4 597 (30.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 551 (27.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 293 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 233 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 227 (11.41%) Unix
9 130 (6.54%) Windows 7
10 120 (6.03%) CentOS
11 104 (5.23%) Windows 8
12 85 (4.27%) Windows 10
13 54 (2.71%) Data ONTAP
14 52 (2.61%) AIX
15 49 (2.46%) Windows XP
16 42 (2.11%) Solaris
17 41 (2.06%) Ubuntu
18 33 (1.66%) SUSE
19 32 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
20 29 (1.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (33.13%) ITIL
2 224 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 138 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (6.79%) Configuration Management
5 132 (6.64%) DevOps
6 131 (6.59%) Mentoring
7 130 (6.54%) Migration
8 116 (5.83%) Service Management
9 110 (5.53%) Presales
10 104 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
11 103 (5.18%) Change Management
12 93 (4.68%) High Availability
13 91 (4.58%) Capacity Planning
13 91 (4.58%) Service Delivery
14 89 (4.47%) Performance Tuning
15 82 (4.12%) Server Virtualisation
16 78 (3.92%) Load Balancing
16 78 (3.92%) Scrum
17 74 (3.72%) Capacity Management
18 73 (3.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 313 (15.74%) SQL
2 259 (13.02%) PowerShell
3 194 (9.75%) Python
4 166 (8.35%) Ruby
5 148 (7.44%) Bash Shell
6 117 (5.88%) Perl
7 99 (4.98%) Shell Script
8 50 (2.51%) Java
9 38 (1.91%) C
10 24 (1.21%) VBScript
11 22 (1.11%) JavaScript
12 17 (0.85%) PHP
13 11 (0.55%) VB
14 9 (0.45%) Bourne shell
15 8 (0.40%) C#
16 5 (0.25%) C-shell
16 5 (0.25%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.20%) Korn
18 3 (0.15%) C++
18 3 (0.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 371 (18.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 353 (17.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 283 (14.23%) Cisco Certification
4 271 (13.62%) MCSE
5 219 (11.01%) CCNA
6 186 (9.35%) Security Cleared
7 178 (8.95%) MCSA
8 137 (6.89%) SC Cleared
9 110 (5.53%) CCNP
10 105 (5.28%) Degree
11 103 (5.18%) MCITP
12 55 (2.77%) MCP
12 55 (2.77%) VCP5
13 54 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
14 52 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
15 46 (2.31%) VCAP
16 38 (1.91%) CCA
17 36 (1.81%) RHCE
18 32 (1.61%) RHCSA
19 24 (1.21%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (9.45%) SLA
2 59 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (2.61%) PCI DSS
4 48 (2.41%) QA
5 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.10%) BS7799
6 2 (0.10%) DICOM
6 2 (0.10%) HL7
7 1 (0.050%) RMADS
7 1 (0.050%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1135 (57.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 917 (46.10%) Active Directory
3 367 (18.45%) XenApp
4 338 (16.99%) Hyper-V
5 262 (13.17%) VMware ESXi
6 203 (10.21%) VMware ESX
7 186 (9.35%) vCloud
7 186 (9.35%) XenDesktop
8 154 (7.74%) XenServer
9 92 (4.63%) Xen
10 54 (2.71%) NFS
11 49 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
11 49 (2.46%) Terminal Services
12 41 (2.06%) Docker
13 23 (1.16%) KVM
14 20 (1.01%) VMware Server
15 19 (0.96%) DFS Replication
16 17 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (0.70%) UAG
18 13 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 303 (15.23%) SCCM
2 218 (10.96%) Puppet
3 187 (9.40%) SCOM
4 155 (7.79%) Backup Exec
5 149 (7.49%) Opscode Chef
6 113 (5.68%) NetBackup
7 112 (5.63%) WSUS
8 102 (5.13%) Ansible
9 77 (3.87%) Tivoli
10 72 (3.62%) Nagios
11 70 (3.52%) Cobbler
12 64 (3.22%) vRealize
13 59 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
14 54 (2.71%) vMotion
15 51 (2.56%) HP SIM
16 48 (2.41%) Salt
17 47 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
18 44 (2.21%) SCVMM
19 34 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
20 29 (1.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 1808 (90.90%) VMware
2 1004 (50.48%) Microsoft
3 851 (42.79%) Cisco
4 628 (31.57%) Citrix
5 501 (25.19%) HP
6 348 (17.50%) NetApp
7 300 (15.08%) EMC
7 300 (15.08%) Red Hat
8 194 (9.75%) Oracle
9 179 (9.00%) Dell
10 176 (8.85%) Symantec
11 126 (6.33%) Veeam
12 114 (5.73%) IBM
13 93 (4.68%) CheckPoint
14 83 (4.17%) 3PAR
15 79 (3.97%) SolarWinds
16 76 (3.82%) F5
17 72 (3.62%) Intel Security
18 66 (3.32%) EnterpriseDB
19 63 (3.17%) Avaya
Newmarket, Suffolk
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
RDK Consulting
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Benfits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
ARM Information Technology
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £85000 per annum + excellent benefits (see main advert)
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + on call
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampton, Middlesex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £37800.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Circa £48,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago