The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.05% 3.79% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 35.42% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 2
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -18.94%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 48 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.18% 10.69% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 18
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £45,616
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -16.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
Leicestershire

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 18 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leicester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (97.73%) Windows
1 43 (97.73%) VMware
2 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 40 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (88.64%) Citrix
4 38 (86.36%) TCP/IP
5 33 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 33 (75.00%) PowerShell
6 31 (70.45%) SAN
7 29 (65.91%) VBScript
7 29 (65.91%) SCOM
7 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (63.64%) MS Exchange
9 27 (61.36%) IIS
9 27 (61.36%) Linux
9 27 (61.36%) NetScaler
10 25 (56.82%) Dell
11 23 (52.27%) HP
11 23 (52.27%) SCCM
12 22 (50.00%) XenApp
13 21 (47.73%) Capacity Planning
13 21 (47.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (47.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (47.73%) Clustering
13 21 (47.73%) DNS
14 19 (43.18%) Data Protection
15 17 (38.64%) Altiris

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
1 28 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 27 (61.36%) IIS
3 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 38 (86.36%) TCP/IP
2 31 (70.45%) SAN
3 27 (61.36%) NetScaler
4 21 (47.73%) DNS
5 11 (25.00%) Internet
6 10 (22.73%) Firewall
7 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (20.45%) Wireless
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (47.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (47.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) IT Technician
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.27%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 43 (97.73%) Windows
2 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (61.36%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Capacity Planning
2 19 (43.18%) Data Protection
3 14 (31.82%) Incident Management
3 14 (31.82%) Problem Management
3 14 (31.82%) Change Management
4 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 29 (65.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) CCNA
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.45%) GWAPT
2 9 (20.45%) GPEN
2 9 (20.45%) CEH
2 9 (20.45%) GCIA
2 9 (20.45%) GSEC
2 9 (20.45%) GCFW
2 9 (20.45%) GCWN
3 8 (18.18%) MCSE
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (9.09%) MCITP
4 4 (9.09%) MCP
5 3 (6.82%) VCAP
6 2 (4.55%) CCNP
7 1 (2.27%) CCA
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.27%) NCDA
7 1 (2.27%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 22 (50.00%) XenApp
3 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (65.91%) SCOM
2 23 (52.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (97.73%) VMware
2 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 39 (88.64%) Citrix
4 25 (56.82%) Dell
5 23 (52.27%) HP
6 17 (38.64%) Altiris
7 13 (29.55%) Cisco
8 10 (22.73%) SolarWinds
9 9 (20.45%) Fortinet
10 3 (6.82%) EMC
10 3 (6.82%) NetApp
11 1 (2.27%) CommVault
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