The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 80 60 84
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.94% 2.35% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 21.95% 21.62% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 4
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £29,800 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £45,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 74 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.26% 10.85% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 64 78
Average salary £33,000 £36,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% +15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

vSphere
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -8 5 £39,000 +7.58% 1
Lutterworth - 1 £26,500 -
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) SAN
3 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
5 14 (60.87%) DNS
5 14 (60.87%) Citrix
5 14 (60.87%) HP
5 14 (60.87%) XenApp
6 13 (56.52%) PowerShell
6 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (47.83%) NetScaler
8 11 (47.83%) SCCM
9 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (43.48%) Linux
9 10 (43.48%) Dell
10 9 (39.13%) IIS
10 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (39.13%) Problem Management
11 8 (34.78%) SCOM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
2 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (39.13%) IIS
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (13.04%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) SAN
2 14 (60.87%) DNS
3 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
4 11 (47.83%) NetScaler
5 7 (30.43%) Internet
5 7 (30.43%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 5 (21.74%) DHCP
7 4 (17.39%) NetScreen
8 3 (13.04%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (4.35%) NAS
10 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Problem Management
2 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
2 8 (34.78%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
3 7 (30.43%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) PowerShell
2 8 (34.78%) VBScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) MCTS
4 2 (8.70%) CCA
4 2 (8.70%) GCIA
4 2 (8.70%) GSEC
4 2 (8.70%) GCFW
4 2 (8.70%) GCWN
4 2 (8.70%) CEH
4 2 (8.70%) GWAPT
4 2 (8.70%) GPEN
4 2 (8.70%) CCEE
5 1 (4.35%) CCAA
5 1 (4.35%) CCIA
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (60.87%) XenApp
4 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
4 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.35%) XenServer
6 1 (4.35%) MetaFrame
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) SCCM
2 8 (34.78%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) HP
3 14 (60.87%) Citrix
4 10 (43.48%) Dell
5 8 (34.78%) Altiris
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 3 (13.04%) NetApp
7 3 (13.04%) Open-E
8 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
8 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.35%) DataCore
9 1 (4.35%) Cognizant
9 1 (4.35%) EMC
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