The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 56 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.56% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 3.85% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
vSphere
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

System Software Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.84% 5.47% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 32
Median salary £24,000 £22,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,900 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

vSphere
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Ipswich region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Ipswich

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 6 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Tcl
3 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPv6
2 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Tcl
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IBM