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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 316 334 296
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -38
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 850 943 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.95% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 7.88% 8.31% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 716 812 943
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,640 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
10788 11353 12477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.07% 11.12% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9086 9559 10396
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +37 280 £50,000 - 27
South East +38 277 £52,500 +23.52% 32
East of England -6 56 £38,750 -13.88% 4
Yorkshire -62 56 £42,500 +13.33% 6
South West +4 50 £47,500 +17.28% 4
West Midlands +3 49 £38,000 +1.33% 2
North West +1 45 £42,500 -1.16% 11
East Midlands +27 30 £42,500 +9.67% 4
North East +12 8 £38,500 +60.41% 2
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1623 (89.57%) VMware
2 1281 (70.70%) Windows
3 1077 (59.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 982 (54.19%) Microsoft
5 971 (53.59%) Active Directory
6 851 (46.96%) Windows Server
7 782 (43.16%) Linux
8 745 (41.11%) Cisco
9 606 (33.44%) Firewall
10 551 (30.41%) SAN
11 542 (29.91%) MS Exchange
12 518 (28.59%) Citrix
13 513 (28.31%) ITIL
14 504 (27.81%) DNS
15 489 (26.99%) Windows Server 2008
16 458 (25.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 447 (24.67%) PowerShell
18 377 (20.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 371 (20.47%) HP
20 369 (20.36%) SQL Server
21 358 (19.76%) DHCP
22 351 (19.37%) Data Centre
23 350 (19.32%) Hyper-V
24 336 (18.54%) Office 365
24 336 (18.54%) MS Excel
25 327 (18.05%) TCP/IP
26 323 (17.83%) LAN
27 319 (17.60%) WAN
27 319 (17.60%) SCCM
28 316 (17.44%) Red Hat

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
1 542 (29.91%) MS Exchange
2 254 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 210 (11.59%) IIS
4 152 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 124 (6.84%) OpenStack
6 122 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 119 (6.57%) SharePoint
8 103 (5.68%) JBoss
9 94 (5.19%) WebLogic
10 87 (4.80%) WebSphere
11 86 (4.75%) CloudStack
12 70 (3.86%) Skype for Business
13 64 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
14 56 (3.09%) Apache
15 32 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 32 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
16 20 (1.10%) Tomcat
17 18 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
18 10 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
19 8 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 336 (18.54%) MS Excel
2 165 (9.11%) MS Office
3 29 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.055%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (1.49%) assyst
2 17 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.28%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.17%) Infor CRM
4 3 (0.17%) Line 500
4 3 (0.17%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.11%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.055%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.055%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 336 (18.54%) Office 365
2 201 (11.09%) Amazon AWS
3 166 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (4.53%) SaaS
5 65 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
6 62 (3.42%) IaaS
7 38 (2.10%) OpenShift
8 37 (2.04%) Mimecast
9 36 (1.99%) PaaS
10 21 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
11 16 (0.88%) OneDrive
12 15 (0.83%) SoftLayer
13 12 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (0.44%) Dropbox
16 6 (0.33%) Amazon S3
17 5 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.28%) Bluemix
18 4 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 606 (33.44%) Firewall
2 551 (30.41%) SAN
3 504 (27.81%) DNS
4 358 (19.76%) DHCP
5 327 (18.05%) TCP/IP
6 323 (17.83%) LAN
7 319 (17.60%) WAN
8 192 (10.60%) VPN
9 138 (7.62%) VLAN
10 111 (6.13%) Cisco ASA
11 103 (5.68%) NAS
12 93 (5.13%) VoIP
13 91 (5.02%) NetScaler
14 83 (4.58%) Internet
15 82 (4.53%) Cisco Nexus
16 81 (4.47%) Wireless
17 80 (4.42%) iSCSI
18 76 (4.19%) Fibre Channel
19 73 (4.03%) Network Security
20 63 (3.48%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (20.36%) SQL Server
2 95 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 60 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 55 (3.04%) Relational Database
6 47 (2.59%) MySQL
7 44 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.55%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.44%) Big Data
11 8 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.39%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.39%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.28%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 48 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 46 (2.54%) Jenkins
3 31 (1.71%) Subversion
4 28 (1.55%) TeamCity
5 21 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
5 21 (1.16%) Vagrant
6 13 (0.72%) JIRA
7 10 (0.55%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.39%) GitLab
9 6 (0.33%) Selenium
10 5 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.28%) Robot Framework
11 4 (0.22%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.22%) CodeSonar
11 4 (0.22%) git-flow
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.11%) JUnit
13 2 (0.11%) Maven
13 2 (0.11%) MSI
General
1 270 (14.90%) Finance
2 110 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 53 (2.92%) Retail
4 52 (2.87%) Banking
5 40 (2.21%) Legal
6 38 (2.10%) Law
7 35 (1.93%) Back Office
8 23 (1.27%) Publishing
9 18 (0.99%) Games
10 17 (0.94%) Marketing
11 16 (0.88%) Online Betting
12 14 (0.77%) Advertising
12 14 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.28%) Billing
16 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.17%) Electronics
17 3 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 406 (22.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 232 (12.80%) VMware Engineer
3 228 (12.58%) Administrator
4 188 (10.38%) Analyst
5 179 (9.88%) Support Engineer
6 158 (8.72%) Systems Administrator
7 130 (7.17%) Windows Engineer
8 119 (6.57%) Consultant
9 111 (6.13%) Cloud Engineer
9 111 (6.13%) Server Engineer
10 107 (5.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 106 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 106 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
12 105 (5.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 99 (5.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 92 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
15 88 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
15 88 (4.86%) Network Engineer
16 87 (4.80%) Architect
16 87 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (6.24%) .NET
2 76 (4.19%) Web Services
3 49 (2.70%) LAMP
4 33 (1.82%) JSON
5 30 (1.66%) SOAP
6 25 (1.38%) HTML
7 16 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 11 (0.61%) XML
9 10 (0.55%) Middleware
10 9 (0.50%) REST
11 8 (0.44%) ELK Stack
11 8 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (0.44%) WSH
12 7 (0.39%) 802.1X
13 6 (0.33%) Software Packaging
14 5 (0.28%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.22%) Django
15 4 (0.22%) Java EE
15 4 (0.22%) RESTful
15 4 (0.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 351 (19.37%) Data Centre
2 124 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (5.46%) Clustering
4 90 (4.97%) Replication
5 86 (4.75%) Driving Licence
5 86 (4.75%) EMC VNX
6 59 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 51 (2.81%) PKI
8 44 (2.43%) VCE vBlock
9 43 (2.37%) Fat Client
9 43 (2.37%) Thin Client
10 40 (2.21%) iPad
11 34 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
12 32 (1.77%) Blackberry
13 31 (1.71%) Public Cloud
14 27 (1.49%) HP Storage
14 27 (1.49%) iPhone
15 26 (1.43%) Statistics
16 25 (1.38%) Computer Science
17 24 (1.32%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1281 (70.70%) Windows
2 851 (46.96%) Windows Server
3 782 (43.16%) Linux
4 489 (26.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 458 (25.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 272 (15.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 255 (14.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 223 (12.31%) Unix
9 144 (7.95%) Windows 7
10 83 (4.58%) CentOS
11 78 (4.30%) Windows 8
12 70 (3.86%) Windows 10
13 66 (3.64%) Ubuntu
14 48 (2.65%) Solaris
15 34 (1.88%) AIX
16 31 (1.71%) Android
17 29 (1.60%) VMS
18 24 (1.32%) Debian
19 23 (1.27%) SUSE
19 23 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (28.31%) ITIL
2 193 (10.65%) DevOps
3 189 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 183 (10.10%) Configuration Management
5 128 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (6.35%) Mentoring
6 115 (6.35%) Presales
7 113 (6.24%) Project Management
8 100 (5.52%) Service Delivery
9 98 (5.41%) Migration
10 95 (5.24%) Service Management
11 93 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
11 93 (5.13%) Scrum
12 90 (4.97%) High Availability
13 85 (4.69%) Change Control
13 85 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
14 80 (4.42%) DSDM
14 80 (4.42%) RUP
15 79 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 78 (4.30%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 447 (24.67%) PowerShell
2 280 (15.45%) SQL
3 275 (15.18%) Python
4 185 (10.21%) Bash Shell
5 171 (9.44%) Ruby
6 149 (8.22%) Perl
7 126 (6.95%) Shell Script
8 63 (3.48%) Java
9 37 (2.04%) C
10 20 (1.10%) VBScript
11 17 (0.94%) JavaScript
12 16 (0.88%) PHP
13 15 (0.83%) C#
14 13 (0.72%) Korn
15 12 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.66%) VB
16 11 (0.61%) Bourne shell
17 10 (0.55%) C-shell
18 5 (0.28%) C++
19 4 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 377 (20.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 304 (16.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 266 (14.68%) Cisco Certification
4 235 (12.97%) CCNA
5 216 (11.92%) MCSE
6 122 (6.73%) MCSA
7 118 (6.51%) Security Cleared
8 108 (5.96%) MCITP
9 97 (5.35%) Degree
10 93 (5.13%) SC Cleared
11 69 (3.81%) CCNP
12 65 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
13 61 (3.37%) MCP
14 49 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
15 48 (2.65%) VCAP
16 47 (2.59%) RHCSA
17 42 (2.32%) CCA
18 40 (2.21%) RHCA
19 39 (2.15%) VCP5
20 28 (1.55%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (9.99%) SLA
2 56 (3.09%) PCI DSS
3 34 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (1.60%) QA
5 26 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (1.10%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1077 (59.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 971 (53.59%) Active Directory
3 350 (19.32%) Hyper-V
4 312 (17.22%) XenApp
5 239 (13.19%) vCloud
6 211 (11.64%) VMware ESX
7 172 (9.49%) VMware ESXi
8 144 (7.95%) XenDesktop
9 138 (7.62%) XenServer
10 96 (5.30%) Xen
11 64 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
12 57 (3.15%) Terminal Services
13 48 (2.65%) Docker
14 41 (2.26%) Firmware
15 39 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
16 36 (1.99%) NFS
17 28 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
18 27 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
19 23 (1.27%) KVM
20 20 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 319 (17.60%) SCCM
2 261 (14.40%) Puppet
3 173 (9.55%) Opscode Chef
4 136 (7.51%) SCOM
5 106 (5.85%) Ansible
5 106 (5.85%) WSUS
6 101 (5.57%) Tivoli
7 81 (4.47%) vRealize
8 80 (4.42%) Cobbler
9 70 (3.86%) Backup Exec
10 69 (3.81%) Nagios
11 64 (3.53%) NetBackup
12 52 (2.87%) vMotion
13 39 (2.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 39 (2.15%) Salt
14 35 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
15 26 (1.43%) Terraform
16 25 (1.38%) HP Data Protector
17 21 (1.16%) Kibana
18 20 (1.10%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1623 (89.57%) VMware
2 982 (54.19%) Microsoft
3 745 (41.11%) Cisco
4 518 (28.59%) Citrix
5 371 (20.47%) HP
6 316 (17.44%) Red Hat
7 244 (13.47%) Oracle
8 197 (10.87%) NetApp
9 182 (10.04%) EMC
10 153 (8.44%) Dell
11 134 (7.40%) Veeam
12 103 (5.68%) Symantec
13 93 (5.13%) IBM
14 80 (4.42%) CheckPoint
14 80 (4.42%) EnterpriseDB
15 48 (2.65%) Juniper
16 46 (2.54%) Avaya
16 46 (2.54%) CommVault
16 46 (2.54%) SolarWinds
17 44 (2.43%) 3PAR
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 42 minutes ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 32k per year + Exc Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits;
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £48000 - £50000 Per Annum +Oncall +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £21,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £300 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + 35 Days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + On-call + O/T +++
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
DERBYSHIRE FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE
Salary: £34,196 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago