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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 50 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.27% 4.44% 2.49%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 28.57% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 8
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -9.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
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
31 84 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 8.40% 15.53% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 81 28
Average salary £41,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.69% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco