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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.50% 2.70% 1.98%
As % of the System Software category 6.90% 15.07% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 8
Average salary £33,750 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
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
29 73 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.20% 17.94% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23 71 41
Average salary £41,250 £38,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.55% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leicester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (75.00%) SAN
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) XenApp
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (58.33%) DNS
5 7 (58.33%) HP
5 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
5 7 (58.33%) NetScaler
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (50.00%) SCCM
6 6 (50.00%) SCOM
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (50.00%) Dell
6 6 (50.00%) VBScript

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (41.67%) IIS
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) NetScaler
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (8.33%) NAS
6 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
2 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) VBScript
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (25.00%) MCITP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCTS
3 2 (16.67%) CCEE
4 1 (8.33%) CCAA
4 1 (8.33%) CCIA
4 1 (8.33%) VCAP
4 1 (8.33%) CCA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) XenApp
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (8.33%) XenServer
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
1 6 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) HP
5 6 (50.00%) Dell
6 5 (41.67%) Altiris
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp