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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 56 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.70% 1.41% 2.54%
As % of the System Software category 6.12% 16.33% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 8
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,800 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £41,500 £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
49 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.50% 8.64% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 38
Average salary £36,000 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leicester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 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%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Data Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
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 ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sun