The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 52 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.69% 1.55% 2.61%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 22.50% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 8
Average salary £34,750 £39,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £37,400 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
vSphere
Leicestershire

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

System Software Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 9.68% 6.91% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 38
Average salary £33,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.10% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) MCDST
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Data Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCDST
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle