The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.72% 0.42% 1.27%
As % of the System Software category 11.22% 3.61% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 11
Median salary £62,500 £36,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.61% -7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
vSphere
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

System Software Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
98 83 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.34% 11.71% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 80 57 65
Median salary £36,000 £30,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.03% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Leicestershire region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Leicestershire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

vSphere
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +15 9 £62,500 +73.61%
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) IBM
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 8 (42.11%) SLA
6 8 (42.11%) Citrix
6 8 (42.11%) NetApp
6 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
6 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
6 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
6 8 (42.11%) Line Management
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 7 (36.84%) Degree
8 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
8 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (31.58%) F5
8 6 (31.58%) Fortinet
8 6 (31.58%) IVR
8 6 (31.58%) Firewall
8 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Manager
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Support
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Support Manager
1 8 (42.11%) Support Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) IBM Storage Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Storage Architect
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Asterisk Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) PBX Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) IVR
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
1 8 (42.11%) Line Management
1 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
2 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (31.58%) Web Filtering
3 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
3 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
3 5 (26.32%) Presales
3 5 (26.32%) Software Asset Management
3 5 (26.32%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) MCDST
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) iptables
4 1 (5.26%) Openswan
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) vMotion
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Cacti
3 1 (5.26%) Fail2ban
3 1 (5.26%) Linux-HA
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) IBM
4 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 8 (42.11%) NetApp
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) F5
5 6 (31.58%) Fortinet
5 6 (31.58%) MobileIron
5 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
6 5 (26.32%) Adobe
7 2 (10.53%) Symantec
8 1 (5.26%) HP