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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.25% 3.14% 1.95%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 17.07% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 7
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
31 82 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.75% 18.39% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 79 39
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,800 £59,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 20 October 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Dell
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (28.57%) Clustering
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Altiris
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) NetScreen
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCEE
3 1 (14.29%) CCAA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Dell
6 2 (28.57%) Altiris
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) NetApp
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago