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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 58 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.46% 1.74% 3.23%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 19.61% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 10
Average salary £43,000 £39,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.25% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £38,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £47,500 £45,000
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
46 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 10.57% 8.85% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 45
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £60,000 £42,000
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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leicester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) CCDP
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell