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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 45 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.93% 0.86% 1.62%
As % of the System Software category 18.60% 19.05% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.02%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
43 21 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 10.39% 4.51% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 57
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) HP
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) NetApp
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (54.55%) Capacity Management
5 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (54.55%) SAP
5 6 (54.55%) SAN
6 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
9 2 (18.18%) Veeam
9 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (18.18%) Dell
9 2 (18.18%) Change Management
9 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (9.09%) Firewall
10 1 (9.09%) Back Office
10 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (9.09%) Citrix
10 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Data Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Capacity Management
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCDP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) vCloud
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) Veeam
6 1 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Sun
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago