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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 293 295 314
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 970 1133 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.10% 0.95%
As % of the System Software category 8.47% 9.43% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 867 940 850
Median salary £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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
11457 12018 12289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.47% 11.68% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9834 10020 10269
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 25 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 25 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
South East +2 322 £50,000 +17.64% 22
London +18 315 £52,500 +5.00% 38
East of England -9 80 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire -3 61 £42,500 +13.33% 6
South West -25 50 £40,127 +0.31% 6
North West +10 46 £42,500 +13.33% 7
West Midlands +5 45 £45,000 +28.57% 5
East Midlands +29 39 £47,500 +35.71% 6
North East +11 11 £40,000 +66.66%
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 1757 (89.87%) VMware
2 1442 (73.76%) Windows
3 1106 (56.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1035 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 984 (50.33%) Active Directory
6 974 (49.82%) Windows Server
7 836 (42.76%) Cisco
8 777 (39.74%) Linux
9 727 (37.19%) Firewall
10 626 (32.02%) SAN
11 615 (31.46%) Citrix
12 605 (30.95%) MS Exchange
13 592 (30.28%) ITIL
14 524 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 517 (26.45%) DNS
16 486 (24.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 449 (22.97%) HP
18 381 (19.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 367 (18.77%) XenApp
20 364 (18.62%) Data Centre
21 356 (18.21%) DHCP
22 355 (18.16%) PowerShell
23 354 (18.11%) SQL Server
24 351 (17.95%) LAN
25 349 (17.85%) WAN
26 348 (17.80%) MS Excel
27 331 (16.93%) Hyper-V
28 317 (16.21%) TCP/IP
29 315 (16.11%) SCCM
30 314 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 605 (30.95%) MS Exchange
2 240 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 184 (9.41%) IIS
4 173 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 152 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 113 (5.78%) OpenStack
7 112 (5.73%) SharePoint
8 99 (5.06%) JBoss
9 98 (5.01%) Skype for Business
10 88 (4.50%) WebLogic
11 86 (4.40%) CloudStack
11 86 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 84 (4.30%) WebSphere
13 42 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 39 (1.99%) Apache
15 27 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (0.77%) Tomcat
17 13 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
18 12 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 348 (17.80%) MS Excel
2 175 (8.95%) MS Office
3 20 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.051%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (0.92%) assyst
1 18 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.26%) Bankmaster
3 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.26%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.10%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.051%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 303 (15.50%) Office 365
2 176 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
3 156 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (3.17%) SaaS
5 59 (3.02%) IaaS
6 52 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
7 39 (1.99%) PaaS
8 38 (1.94%) Mimecast
9 28 (1.43%) OpenShift
10 14 (0.72%) OneDrive
11 12 (0.61%) SoftLayer
12 9 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.41%) Dropbox
14 7 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.15%) Heroku
17 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
17 2 (0.10%) Bluemix
17 2 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
18 1 (0.051%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 727 (37.19%) Firewall
2 626 (32.02%) SAN
3 517 (26.45%) DNS
4 356 (18.21%) DHCP
5 351 (17.95%) LAN
6 349 (17.85%) WAN
7 317 (16.21%) TCP/IP
8 232 (11.87%) VPN
9 131 (6.70%) Cisco ASA
10 130 (6.65%) NAS
11 123 (6.29%) VLAN
12 117 (5.98%) NetScaler
13 110 (5.63%) Network Security
14 101 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 100 (5.12%) VoIP
16 90 (4.60%) iSCSI
17 86 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
18 76 (3.89%) Internet
19 69 (3.53%) Wireless
20 58 (2.97%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 65 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 42 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 32 (1.64%) MySQL
7 22 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 12 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.46%) Big Data
10 9 (0.46%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.20%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 53 (2.71%) Jenkins
2 51 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 39 (1.99%) Subversion
4 30 (1.53%) TeamCity
5 29 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (0.87%) JIRA
7 16 (0.82%) Vagrant
8 11 (0.56%) GitLab
9 4 (0.20%) Selenium
9 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.10%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.10%) DbUnit
11 2 (0.10%) jMock
11 2 (0.10%) JUnit
11 2 (0.10%) Maven
11 2 (0.10%) Mockito
11 2 (0.10%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.10%) SonarQube
General
1 303 (15.50%) Finance
2 87 (4.45%) Telecoms
3 50 (2.56%) Law
4 47 (2.40%) Retail
5 42 (2.15%) Legal
6 41 (2.10%) Banking
7 28 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.18%) Back Office
9 18 (0.92%) Advertising
10 13 (0.66%) Games
10 13 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.66%) Marketing
11 12 (0.61%) Publishing
12 9 (0.46%) Online Betting
13 7 (0.36%) Billing
13 7 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.26%) Electronics
15 3 (0.15%) German Language
16 2 (0.10%) Automotive
17 1 (0.051%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 457 (23.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 250 (12.79%) VMware Engineer
3 206 (10.54%) Administrator
4 205 (10.49%) Support Engineer
5 199 (10.18%) Analyst
6 150 (7.67%) Systems Administrator
7 148 (7.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 144 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
9 142 (7.26%) Consultant
10 133 (6.80%) Server Engineer
11 132 (6.75%) Windows Engineer
12 128 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
13 114 (5.83%) Infrastructure Support
14 103 (5.27%) DevOps Engineer
14 103 (5.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 95 (4.86%) IT Support
15 95 (4.86%) Network Engineer
16 94 (4.81%) IT Engineer
17 93 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
18 92 (4.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (5.47%) .NET
2 63 (3.22%) Web Services
3 46 (2.35%) LAMP
4 23 (1.18%) Middleware
5 22 (1.13%) JSON
6 21 (1.07%) SOAP
7 20 (1.02%) HTML
8 12 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (0.51%) ELK Stack
10 9 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (0.36%) 802.1X
11 7 (0.36%) XML
12 5 (0.26%) COM
12 5 (0.26%) REST
13 4 (0.20%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.20%) CSS
14 3 (0.15%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.15%) RESTful
15 2 (0.10%) Java EE
15 2 (0.10%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 364 (18.62%) Data Centre
2 146 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (7.42%) Replication
4 117 (5.98%) EMC VNX
5 97 (4.96%) Clustering
6 84 (4.30%) Driving Licence
7 65 (3.32%) Fat Client
7 65 (3.32%) Thin Client
8 56 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 56 (2.86%) PKI
9 53 (2.71%) Blackberry
10 45 (2.30%) VCE vBlock
11 44 (2.25%) iPad
12 41 (2.10%) EqualLogic
12 41 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
13 38 (1.94%) HP Storage
14 36 (1.84%) Public Cloud
15 28 (1.43%) Private Cloud
16 24 (1.23%) NHS
17 22 (1.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1442 (73.76%) Windows
2 974 (49.82%) Windows Server
3 777 (39.74%) Linux
4 524 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 486 (24.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 304 (15.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 243 (12.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 235 (12.02%) Unix
9 142 (7.26%) Windows 7
10 100 (5.12%) Windows 8
11 97 (4.96%) CentOS
12 94 (4.81%) Windows 10
13 60 (3.07%) Ubuntu
14 50 (2.56%) Solaris
15 48 (2.46%) AIX
16 44 (2.25%) Windows XP
17 41 (2.10%) SUSE
18 34 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
19 33 (1.69%) Android
20 27 (1.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (30.28%) ITIL
2 207 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 170 (8.70%) DevOps
4 164 (8.39%) Configuration Management
5 127 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (6.29%) Service Management
7 121 (6.19%) Mentoring
8 105 (5.37%) Service Delivery
9 101 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
9 101 (5.17%) Project Management
10 98 (5.01%) Migration
11 97 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
12 94 (4.81%) High Availability
13 88 (4.50%) Change Management
14 87 (4.45%) Server Virtualisation
15 85 (4.35%) Scrum
16 83 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
17 80 (4.09%) Presales
18 78 (3.99%) DSDM
18 78 (3.99%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 355 (18.16%) PowerShell
2 305 (15.60%) SQL
3 239 (12.23%) Python
4 181 (9.26%) Bash Shell
5 161 (8.24%) Ruby
6 137 (7.01%) Perl
7 119 (6.09%) Shell Script
8 50 (2.56%) Java
9 31 (1.59%) C
10 17 (0.87%) VBScript
11 15 (0.77%) JavaScript
11 15 (0.77%) Korn
12 13 (0.66%) PHP
13 11 (0.56%) Bourne shell
14 10 (0.51%) C-shell
15 9 (0.46%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.41%) C#
16 8 (0.41%) VB
17 3 (0.15%) Go
18 2 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 381 (19.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 314 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 257 (13.15%) Cisco Certification
4 241 (12.33%) MCSE
5 212 (10.84%) CCNA
6 172 (8.80%) Security Cleared
7 140 (7.16%) SC Cleared
8 130 (6.65%) MCSA
9 110 (5.63%) Degree
10 85 (4.35%) CCNP
11 81 (4.14%) MCITP
12 69 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
13 62 (3.17%) MCP
14 53 (2.71%) Citrix Certification
15 44 (2.25%) RHCSA
16 43 (2.20%) CCA
17 39 (1.99%) VCP5
18 38 (1.94%) VCAP
19 31 (1.59%) RHCA
20 25 (1.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (9.10%) SLA
2 50 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 47 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (1.53%) QA
5 26 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.77%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.051%) RMADS
8 1 (0.051%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1106 (56.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 984 (50.33%) Active Directory
3 367 (18.77%) XenApp
4 331 (16.93%) Hyper-V
5 250 (12.79%) VMware ESXi
6 208 (10.64%) VMware ESX
7 205 (10.49%) vCloud
8 181 (9.26%) XenDesktop
9 163 (8.34%) XenServer
10 93 (4.76%) Xen
11 88 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
12 56 (2.86%) Terminal Services
13 40 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
14 39 (1.99%) Docker
15 37 (1.89%) Firmware
16 33 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
17 30 (1.53%) NFS
18 29 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
19 21 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
19 21 (1.07%) KVM
Systems Management
1 315 (16.11%) SCCM
2 238 (12.17%) Puppet
3 166 (8.49%) SCOM
4 148 (7.57%) Opscode Chef
5 109 (5.58%) WSUS
6 106 (5.42%) Backup Exec
7 105 (5.37%) Ansible
8 94 (4.81%) Tivoli
9 88 (4.50%) NetBackup
10 78 (3.99%) Cobbler
11 76 (3.89%) vRealize
12 68 (3.48%) Nagios
13 44 (2.25%) vMotion
14 43 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
14 43 (2.20%) Salt
15 42 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
16 34 (1.74%) HP Data Protector
17 33 (1.69%) HP SIM
18 32 (1.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
19 28 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1757 (89.87%) VMware
2 1035 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 836 (42.76%) Cisco
4 615 (31.46%) Citrix
5 449 (22.97%) HP
6 307 (15.70%) Red Hat
7 252 (12.89%) EMC
8 241 (12.33%) Oracle
9 228 (11.66%) NetApp
10 169 (8.64%) Dell
11 145 (7.42%) Veeam
12 143 (7.31%) Symantec
13 98 (5.01%) IBM
14 96 (4.91%) CheckPoint
15 77 (3.94%) EnterpriseDB
16 71 (3.63%) 3PAR
17 66 (3.38%) F5
18 62 (3.17%) Juniper
19 55 (2.81%) SolarWinds
20 51 (2.61%) Avaya
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus, Training Bursary, Pensi
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus, Training Bursary, Pensi
Posted: 7 hours ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Colossus Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Beckenham, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + 15% flex + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: C£80,000 base plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£80,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80k basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38500.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago