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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 47 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.63% 0.68% 2.08%
As % of the System Software category 4.65% 6.25% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +28.20%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 13.44% 10.96% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 46
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £24,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 28 April 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leicester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) NetApp
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Citrix
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (60.00%) IVR
5 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (60.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (60.00%) Web Filtering
5 6 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
5 6 (60.00%) F5
5 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (60.00%) MobileIron
5 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco
5 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) IBM PureFlex
5 6 (60.00%) Presales
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) Symantec

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) IBM Storage Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Storage Architect
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Asterisk Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) PBX Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 6 (60.00%) Presales
1 6 (60.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) iptables
4 1 (10.00%) Openswan
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Cacti
2 1 (10.00%) Fail2ban
2 1 (10.00%) Linux-HA
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) vMotion
2 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) NetApp
3 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (60.00%) MobileIron
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) HP