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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 218 260 256
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1381 1118 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.31% 1.09% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 10.83% 10.35% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 866 1095
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
12747 10801 11158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.14% 10.56% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10872 9019 9656
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +46 547 £49,000 -2.00% 50
South East +36 350 £42,500 -5.55% 36
Yorkshire -37 110 £36,000 -17.71% 13
West Midlands +59 109 £33,000 -34.00% 18
East of England -10 105 £45,000 -1.09% 8
South West +22 66 £37,500 -2.59% 10
North West -6 65 £33,000 -20.48% 8
East Midlands +12 30 £41,250 +8.55% 4
Midlands +1 3 £35,000 -
North East -13 3 £27,500 -1.78%
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2366 (95.91%) VMware
2 1839 (74.54%) Windows
3 1648 (66.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1270 (51.48%) Microsoft
5 1183 (47.95%) Active Directory
6 1057 (42.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1026 (41.59%) Citrix
8 963 (39.04%) SAN
9 954 (38.67%) MS Exchange
10 945 (38.31%) Cisco
11 766 (31.05%) Linux
12 673 (27.28%) DNS
13 670 (27.16%) HP
14 630 (25.54%) XenApp
15 608 (24.65%) Firewall
16 597 (24.20%) ITIL
17 596 (24.16%) Windows Server 2012
18 593 (24.04%) SQL Server
19 562 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
20 559 (22.66%) Windows Server 2003
21 507 (20.55%) DHCP
22 462 (18.73%) Microsoft Certification
23 448 (18.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 431 (17.47%) SQL
24 431 (17.47%) MS Excel
25 429 (17.39%) Hyper-V
26 428 (17.35%) NetApp
26 428 (17.35%) TCP/IP
27 412 (16.70%) VMware ESX
28 406 (16.46%) Finance

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 954 (38.67%) MS Exchange
2 562 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 313 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 277 (11.23%) IIS
5 273 (11.07%) SharePoint
6 212 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 197 (7.99%) Lync
8 176 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 157 (6.36%) Apache
10 96 (3.89%) Tomcat
11 62 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 54 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 52 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
14 44 (1.78%) JBoss
15 37 (1.50%) CMS
16 34 (1.38%) WebSphere
16 34 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
17 32 (1.30%) WebLogic
17 32 (1.30%) OpenStack
18 19 (0.77%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 431 (17.47%) MS Excel
2 204 (8.27%) MS Office
3 17 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.20%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.081%) Summit
6 2 (0.081%) Tridion
6 2 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.041%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.041%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.041%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.041%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 133 (5.39%) Office 365
2 71 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (2.35%) IaaS
4 57 (2.31%) PaaS
5 52 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
6 48 (1.95%) SaaS
7 37 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.49%) IBM SmartCloud
9 10 (0.41%) OpenShift
10 9 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.041%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.041%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 963 (39.04%) SAN
2 673 (27.28%) DNS
3 608 (24.65%) Firewall
4 507 (20.55%) DHCP
5 428 (17.35%) TCP/IP
6 372 (15.08%) WAN
7 352 (14.27%) LAN
8 293 (11.88%) NAS
9 288 (11.67%) VPN
10 191 (7.74%) NetScaler
11 177 (7.17%) iSCSI
12 164 (6.65%) VLAN
13 138 (5.59%) Internet
14 121 (4.90%) IPsec
14 121 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
15 120 (4.86%) SSL
16 117 (4.74%) MPLS
17 115 (4.66%) Wireless
18 111 (4.50%) Cisco Nexus
19 109 (4.42%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 207 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 141 (5.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 111 (4.50%) MySQL
5 69 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
7 47 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 41 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 29 (1.18%) DB2
10 20 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (0.65%) RDBMS
12 16 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
13 13 (0.53%) Informix
14 10 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.32%) Redis
16 7 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 5 (0.20%) Big Data
18 5 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 53 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 30 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 28 (1.13%) Subversion
4 26 (1.05%) AdminStudio
5 21 (0.85%) JIRA
6 18 (0.73%) LoadRunner
7 15 (0.61%) Hudson
8 14 (0.57%) Ant
8 14 (0.57%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.45%) CruiseControl
10 10 (0.41%) JMeter
10 10 (0.41%) Maven
11 9 (0.36%) Artifactory
11 9 (0.36%) Mercurial
12 7 (0.28%) JProfiler
13 6 (0.24%) Juju
13 6 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
14 5 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.16%) MSI
General
1 406 (16.46%) Finance
2 75 (3.04%) Banking
3 61 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 61 (2.47%) Law
4 52 (2.11%) Publishing
5 50 (2.03%) Legal
6 49 (1.99%) Back Office
7 42 (1.70%) Marketing
8 33 (1.34%) Retail
9 31 (1.26%) Advertising
10 20 (0.81%) Games
11 19 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.41%) Electronics
15 2 (0.081%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.081%) Military
16 1 (0.041%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.041%) German Language
Job Titles
1 411 (16.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 344 (13.94%) Support Engineer
3 329 (13.34%) Analyst
4 204 (8.27%) Administrator
5 203 (8.23%) Consultant
6 195 (7.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 161 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
8 138 (5.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 136 (5.51%) Architect
10 130 (5.27%) Support Analyst
11 110 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
12 102 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 100 (4.05%) Server Engineer
14 87 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
15 83 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support
15 83 (3.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 77 (3.12%) Technical Support
17 73 (2.96%) VMware Engineer
18 68 (2.76%) Team Leader
18 68 (2.76%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.80%) Web Services
2 45 (1.82%) Application Packaging
3 42 (1.70%) .NET
4 19 (0.77%) HTML
5 18 (0.73%) XML
6 17 (0.69%) Middleware
7 14 (0.57%) JSON
8 12 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (0.49%) LAMP
9 11 (0.45%) Ajax
9 11 (0.45%) RESTful
10 10 (0.41%) Software Packaging
11 8 (0.32%) J2EE
12 7 (0.28%) XSL
12 7 (0.28%) XHTML
12 7 (0.28%) X-Windows
12 7 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (0.24%) Django
13 6 (0.24%) COM
14 5 (0.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 275 (11.15%) Clustering
2 168 (6.81%) Replication
3 132 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (4.58%) Blackberry
5 88 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 79 (3.20%) CLARiiON
7 61 (2.47%) Hedge funds
8 58 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
9 56 (2.27%) EqualLogic
10 38 (1.54%) Open Source
11 35 (1.42%) Computer Science
12 31 (1.26%) PKI
13 26 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
14 25 (1.01%) Fat Client
14 25 (1.01%) Thin Client
15 21 (0.85%) Mathematics
16 20 (0.81%) Mobile App
17 19 (0.77%) GIS
18 18 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
19 17 (0.69%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 1839 (74.54%) Windows
2 1057 (42.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 766 (31.05%) Linux
4 596 (24.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 559 (22.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 278 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 224 (9.08%) Windows 7
8 210 (8.51%) UNIX
9 169 (6.85%) CentOS
10 129 (5.23%) Solaris
11 122 (4.95%) Windows 8
12 121 (4.90%) Windows XP
13 58 (2.35%) AIX
14 49 (1.99%) Windows 2000
15 48 (1.95%) Windows Vista
16 47 (1.91%) VMS
17 41 (1.66%) Android
18 34 (1.38%) Ubuntu
19 28 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
20 26 (1.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (24.20%) ITIL
2 204 (8.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 170 (6.89%) Project Management
4 145 (5.88%) Change Management
5 144 (5.84%) Migration
6 117 (4.74%) Configuration Management
7 104 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
8 99 (4.01%) Load Balancing
9 85 (3.45%) DevOps
10 84 (3.40%) Problem Management
11 81 (3.28%) Incident Management
11 81 (3.28%) Mentoring
12 78 (3.16%) Service Management
13 77 (3.12%) Capacity Management
14 76 (3.08%) Service Delivery
15 70 (2.84%) Business Continuity
16 60 (2.43%) Capacity Planning
17 59 (2.39%) Root Cause Analysis
18 58 (2.35%) PRINCE2
19 55 (2.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 431 (17.47%) SQL
2 259 (10.50%) PowerShell
3 134 (5.43%) Perl
4 128 (5.19%) PHP
5 101 (4.09%) Python
6 89 (3.61%) Bash Shell
7 83 (3.36%) VBScript
8 72 (2.92%) Java
9 69 (2.80%) Ruby
10 58 (2.35%) Shell Script
11 45 (1.82%) T-SQL
12 40 (1.62%) JavaScript
13 39 (1.58%) VB
14 37 (1.50%) C
15 34 (1.38%) C#
16 13 (0.53%) Korn
17 12 (0.49%) R
18 11 (0.45%) PL/SQL
19 10 (0.41%) C++
20 5 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 462 (18.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 448 (18.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 376 (15.24%) MCSE
4 289 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
5 193 (7.82%) Degree
6 170 (6.89%) Citrix Certification
7 165 (6.69%) CCNA
8 154 (6.24%) MCSA
9 152 (6.16%) CCA
9 152 (6.16%) MCITP
10 138 (5.59%) Security Cleared
11 109 (4.42%) CCNP
12 90 (3.65%) SC Cleared
13 72 (2.92%) NCDA
14 65 (2.63%) VCAP
14 65 (2.63%) CCEE
14 65 (2.63%) VCP5
15 64 (2.59%) MCP
16 46 (1.86%) CCEA
17 42 (1.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (7.86%) SLA
2 42 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.53%) QA
4 2 (0.081%) BS7799
4 2 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.041%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1648 (66.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1183 (47.95%) Active Directory
3 630 (25.54%) XenApp
4 429 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 412 (16.70%) VMware ESX
6 376 (15.24%) VMware ESXi
7 316 (12.81%) XenDesktop
8 231 (9.36%) vCloud
9 137 (5.55%) XenServer
10 70 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 66 (2.68%) NFS
12 47 (1.91%) Terminal Services
13 45 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 45 (1.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 42 (1.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 40 (1.62%) UAG
16 39 (1.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 39 (1.58%) Firmware
17 35 (1.42%) Xen
18 24 (0.97%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 261 (10.58%) SCCM
2 214 (8.67%) Backup Exec
3 182 (7.38%) SCOM
4 181 (7.34%) NetBackup
5 112 (4.54%) WSUS
6 111 (4.50%) Puppet
7 102 (4.13%) Nagios
8 94 (3.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 65 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
10 56 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
11 54 (2.19%) HP SIM
12 41 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
12 41 (1.66%) XenMobile
12 41 (1.66%) Cacti
13 36 (1.46%) Legato
14 27 (1.09%) SCVMM
14 27 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 27 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 24 (0.97%) Opsview
16 23 (0.93%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2366 (95.91%) VMware
2 1270 (51.48%) Microsoft
3 1026 (41.59%) Citrix
4 945 (38.31%) Cisco
5 670 (27.16%) HP
6 428 (17.35%) NetApp
7 378 (15.32%) EMC
8 330 (13.38%) Red Hat
9 278 (11.27%) Dell
10 264 (10.70%) Symantec
11 197 (7.99%) Oracle
12 160 (6.49%) Veeam
13 155 (6.28%) IBM
14 111 (4.50%) Juniper
15 100 (4.05%) AppSense
16 78 (3.16%) McAfee
17 74 (3.00%) Sophos
18 72 (2.92%) Brocade
19 63 (2.55%) Veritas
20 61 (2.47%) Avaya
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bell Educational Services
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + On-Call
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + company car
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Commission + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago