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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 248 245 245
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1185 1187 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.17% 1.14%
As % of the System Software category 9.71% 11.22% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 971 1075
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
12209 10578 11189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.45% 10.38% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10331 9023 9716
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,435
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +9 460 £50,000 - 59
South East -1 306 £42,500 +6.25% 30
West Midlands +36 129 £36,250 -27.50% 21
Yorkshire -38 102 £40,000 +5.26% 16
East of England -59 90 £41,000 -8.88% 5
North West -36 58 £33,000 -12.00% 11
South West -22 46 £43,500 +12.98% 8
East Midlands -12 27 £39,500 -11.23% 5
North East -16 3 £27,500 -12.00%
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2157 (95.44%) VMware
2 1709 (75.62%) Windows
3 1507 (66.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1116 (49.38%) Microsoft
5 1098 (48.58%) Active Directory
6 989 (43.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 906 (40.09%) Citrix
8 894 (39.56%) SAN
9 834 (36.90%) MS Exchange
10 820 (36.28%) Cisco
11 706 (31.24%) Linux
12 597 (26.42%) ITIL
12 597 (26.42%) DNS
13 584 (25.84%) HP
14 564 (24.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 559 (24.73%) Firewall
16 537 (23.76%) XenApp
17 519 (22.96%) Exchange Server 2010
18 508 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
19 494 (21.86%) SQL Server
20 474 (20.97%) DHCP
21 413 (18.27%) TCP/IP
22 409 (18.10%) SQL
22 409 (18.10%) MS Excel
22 409 (18.10%) VMware ESX
23 402 (17.79%) Microsoft Certification
24 400 (17.70%) NetApp
24 400 (17.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 374 (16.55%) Finance
26 362 (16.02%) EMC

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 834 (36.90%) MS Exchange
2 519 (22.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 281 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 227 (10.04%) IIS
5 217 (9.60%) SharePoint
6 194 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 181 (8.01%) Lync
8 163 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 133 (5.88%) Apache
10 74 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 70 (3.10%) Tomcat
12 42 (1.86%) CMS
13 41 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
14 40 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
15 32 (1.42%) WebLogic
16 30 (1.33%) JBoss
17 28 (1.24%) Lotus Domino
17 28 (1.24%) WebSphere
18 27 (1.19%) OpenStack
19 24 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 409 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 181 (8.01%) MS Office
3 18 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.044%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.22%) Summit
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.13%) Tridion
7 1 (0.044%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.044%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 88 (3.89%) Office 365
2 53 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (2.08%) IaaS
4 45 (1.99%) SaaS
5 34 (1.50%) PaaS
6 28 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.044%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 894 (39.56%) SAN
2 597 (26.42%) DNS
3 559 (24.73%) Firewall
4 474 (20.97%) DHCP
5 413 (18.27%) TCP/IP
6 323 (14.29%) WAN
7 311 (13.76%) LAN
8 286 (12.65%) VPN
9 264 (11.68%) NAS
10 172 (7.61%) NetScaler
11 160 (7.08%) iSCSI
12 133 (5.88%) VLAN
13 129 (5.71%) Internet
14 120 (5.31%) IPsec
15 118 (5.22%) Cisco ASA
16 115 (5.09%) Cisco Nexus
17 112 (4.96%) SSL
18 98 (4.34%) Wireless
19 94 (4.16%) MPLS
20 87 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (21.86%) SQL Server
2 161 (7.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 121 (5.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 120 (5.31%) MySQL
5 50 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 39 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 33 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 23 (1.02%) DB2
10 19 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (0.44%) Redis
12 10 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.40%) Informix
13 9 (0.40%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
18 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 31 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.88%) AdminStudio
4 18 (0.80%) Subversion
5 15 (0.66%) JIRA
5 15 (0.66%) Hudson
6 11 (0.49%) Ant
7 10 (0.44%) Juju
8 8 (0.35%) LoadRunner
8 8 (0.35%) CruiseControl
9 7 (0.31%) MSI
9 7 (0.31%) Maven
10 6 (0.27%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.27%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
11 5 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.13%) JMeter
13 2 (0.088%) JProfiler
13 2 (0.088%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.044%) ProC
General
1 374 (16.55%) Finance
2 60 (2.65%) Telecoms
2 60 (2.65%) Banking
3 50 (2.21%) Law
4 46 (2.04%) Legal
5 37 (1.64%) Publishing
6 33 (1.46%) Retail
7 32 (1.42%) Back Office
8 23 (1.02%) Marketing
9 22 (0.97%) Advertising
10 19 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 18 (0.80%) Games
12 15 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.40%) Electronics
16 3 (0.13%) Automotive
16 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.088%) Military
17 2 (0.088%) German Language
Job Titles
1 373 (16.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 331 (14.65%) Analyst
3 309 (13.67%) Support Engineer
4 193 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 178 (7.88%) Administrator
6 161 (7.12%) Consultant
7 142 (6.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 137 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 133 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
10 120 (5.31%) Architect
11 99 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
12 96 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 84 (3.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 80 (3.54%) Server Engineer
15 77 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
16 72 (3.19%) Network Engineer
17 71 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
17 71 (3.14%) Team Leader
18 68 (3.01%) Technical Support
19 67 (2.96%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (2.88%) Web Services
2 39 (1.73%) .NET
3 38 (1.68%) Application Packaging
4 21 (0.93%) HTML
5 20 (0.88%) XML
6 18 (0.80%) Ajax
7 16 (0.71%) Middleware
8 13 (0.58%) J2EE
8 13 (0.58%) JSON
9 11 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (0.44%) Django
10 10 (0.44%) RESTful
11 9 (0.40%) Software Packaging
12 8 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (0.31%) XHTML
14 6 (0.27%) LAMP
14 6 (0.27%) COM
15 4 (0.18%) X-Windows
15 4 (0.18%) .NET Framework
16 3 (0.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 226 (10.00%) Clustering
2 140 (6.19%) Replication
3 118 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (4.56%) CLARiiON
5 102 (4.51%) Blackberry
6 61 (2.70%) EqualLogic
7 59 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 48 (2.12%) Hedge funds
9 43 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
10 31 (1.37%) Fat Client
10 31 (1.37%) Thin Client
11 30 (1.33%) PKI
12 27 (1.19%) SecurID
13 26 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
13 26 (1.15%) Open Source
14 25 (1.11%) Mobile App
15 23 (1.02%) Computer Science
16 17 (0.75%) Digital Media
16 17 (0.75%) IBM XIV
17 16 (0.71%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 1709 (75.62%) Windows
2 989 (43.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 706 (31.24%) Linux
4 564 (24.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 508 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 256 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 209 (9.25%) Windows 7
8 174 (7.70%) UNIX
9 138 (6.11%) Windows XP
10 134 (5.93%) Solaris
10 134 (5.93%) CentOS
11 108 (4.78%) Windows 8
12 62 (2.74%) Windows Vista
13 56 (2.48%) AIX
14 47 (2.08%) VMS
15 44 (1.95%) Windows 2000
16 38 (1.68%) Android
17 29 (1.28%) Ubuntu
18 27 (1.19%) SUSE
19 26 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (26.42%) ITIL
2 160 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 159 (7.04%) Change Management
4 157 (6.95%) Migration
5 142 (6.28%) Project Management
6 104 (4.60%) Load Balancing
7 100 (4.42%) Configuration Management
8 98 (4.34%) Problem Management
9 94 (4.16%) Performance Tuning
10 74 (3.27%) Service Management
11 73 (3.23%) Incident Management
11 73 (3.23%) DevOps
11 73 (3.23%) Capacity Management
12 69 (3.05%) Business Continuity
13 62 (2.74%) E-Commerce
14 60 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
15 59 (2.61%) Change Control
15 59 (2.61%) Mentoring
16 53 (2.35%) PRINCE2
17 49 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 409 (18.10%) SQL
2 228 (10.09%) PowerShell
3 140 (6.19%) Perl
4 99 (4.38%) PHP
5 72 (3.19%) Python
5 72 (3.19%) Bash Shell
6 68 (3.01%) Java
7 59 (2.61%) VBScript
8 52 (2.30%) Ruby
9 44 (1.95%) Shell Script
10 40 (1.77%) C#
11 32 (1.42%) VB
12 31 (1.37%) JavaScript
12 31 (1.37%) T-SQL
13 26 (1.15%) C
14 19 (0.84%) C++
15 14 (0.62%) Korn
16 6 (0.27%) R
16 6 (0.27%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 402 (17.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 400 (17.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 313 (13.85%) MCSE
4 268 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
5 172 (7.61%) Degree
6 143 (6.33%) Security Cleared
7 142 (6.28%) CCNA
8 135 (5.97%) MCITP
9 123 (5.44%) Citrix Certification
10 117 (5.18%) MCSA
11 110 (4.87%) CCNP
12 108 (4.78%) CCA
13 84 (3.72%) SC Cleared
14 65 (2.88%) VCAP
15 59 (2.61%) NCDA
16 49 (2.17%) VCP5
17 48 (2.12%) MCTS
18 46 (2.04%) MCP
19 39 (1.73%) DV Cleared
20 38 (1.68%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (7.21%) SLA
2 35 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.62%) QA
5 9 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.088%) BS7799
8 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1507 (66.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1098 (48.58%) Active Directory
3 537 (23.76%) XenApp
4 409 (18.10%) VMware ESX
5 362 (16.02%) Hyper-V
6 344 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
7 233 (10.31%) XenDesktop
8 194 (8.58%) vCloud
9 117 (5.18%) XenServer
10 65 (2.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 55 (2.43%) UAG
11 55 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 47 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 45 (1.99%) NFS
14 39 (1.73%) Terminal Services
15 35 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 33 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 30 (1.33%) Firmware
18 28 (1.24%) Xen
19 25 (1.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 234 (10.35%) SCCM
2 192 (8.50%) Backup Exec
3 185 (8.19%) NetBackup
4 178 (7.88%) SCOM
5 100 (4.42%) Puppet
6 91 (4.03%) WSUS
6 91 (4.03%) Nagios
7 89 (3.94%) EMC NetWorker
8 84 (3.72%) Norton AntiVirus
9 52 (2.30%) HP SIM
10 46 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
11 45 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
12 32 (1.42%) XenMobile
13 27 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 27 (1.19%) SCVMM
14 26 (1.15%) Cacti
15 24 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
15 24 (1.06%) Legato
16 22 (0.97%) Opsview
17 19 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2157 (95.44%) VMware
2 1116 (49.38%) Microsoft
3 906 (40.09%) Citrix
4 820 (36.28%) Cisco
5 584 (25.84%) HP
6 400 (17.70%) NetApp
7 362 (16.02%) EMC
8 301 (13.32%) Red Hat
9 273 (12.08%) Symantec
10 237 (10.49%) Dell
11 200 (8.85%) Oracle
12 158 (6.99%) IBM
13 143 (6.33%) Veeam
14 117 (5.18%) Juniper
15 89 (3.94%) McAfee
16 75 (3.32%) Brocade
17 61 (2.70%) CheckPoint
18 60 (2.65%) AppSense
19 56 (2.48%) SolarWinds
20 54 (2.39%) CommVault
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + 33 days hol, training, childcare + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday