The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.08% 2.48% 1.27%
As % of the System Software category 27.27% 19.15% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 3
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
System Software Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
22 47 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.96% 12.95% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 46 43
Average salary £39,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £25,998
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Leicestershire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Leicester

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leicester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 15 (83.33%) Citrix
3 15 (83.33%) SAN
3 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (77.78%) XenApp
4 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
5 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
6 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
6 12 (66.67%) DNS
6 12 (66.67%) HP
6 12 (66.67%) NetScaler
7 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
7 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (61.11%) Dell
7 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (61.11%) SCCM
8 10 (55.56%) IIS
8 10 (55.56%) Linux
8 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (50.00%) Problem Management
9 9 (50.00%) VBScript

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (55.56%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (66.67%) DNS
2 12 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 7 (38.89%) Internet
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
2 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (38.89%) Change Management
3 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
2 9 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) GCIA
2 3 (16.67%) GSEC
2 3 (16.67%) GCFW
2 3 (16.67%) GCWN
2 3 (16.67%) CEH
2 3 (16.67%) MCITP
2 3 (16.67%) GWAPT
2 3 (16.67%) GPEN
3 2 (11.11%) CCEE
3 2 (11.11%) MCTS
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCA
4 1 (5.56%) CCAA
4 1 (5.56%) CCIA
4 1 (5.56%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (77.78%) XenApp
3 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.56%) XenServer
6 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) SCCM
2 9 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 15 (83.33%) Citrix
4 12 (66.67%) HP
5 11 (61.11%) Dell
6 7 (38.89%) Altiris
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
8 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (5.56%) EMC
9 1 (5.56%) NetApp