Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 211 176
Rank change year-on-year +24 -35 +30
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 30 22 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.71% 0.42% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 3.88% 3.42% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 55
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,950 £32,700 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,000 £65,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 774 644 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.29% 12.16% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 554 558 523
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,200
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.59% +3.43%
10th Percentile £22,575 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in the East Midlands

vSphere
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for vSphere in the East Midlands

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the East Midlands

vSphere
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +22 21 £38,500 -24.88% 4
Nottinghamshire +32 6 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Derbyshire +25 3 £31,500 -7.35%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (96.67%) Windows Server
3 25 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (73.33%) Cisco
4 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 20 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (50.00%) MCSE
7 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (50.00%) vCenter Server
8 14 (46.67%) Firewall
8 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (46.67%) CCNP
8 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
8 14 (46.67%) SCOrch
9 13 (43.33%) Public Cloud
10 12 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (40.00%) SAN
11 11 (36.67%) Linux
11 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (33.33%) Office 365
12 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
12 10 (33.33%) NetApp
13 9 (30.00%) ITIL
13 9 (30.00%) Skype for Business
13 9 (30.00%) Data Centre

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Office 365
2 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (23.33%) IaaS
3 7 (23.33%) PaaS
3 7 (23.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 14 (46.67%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (40.00%) SAN
4 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (13.33%) VPN
6 3 (10.00%) Skype
7 2 (6.67%) IPsec
7 2 (6.67%) MPLS
7 2 (6.67%) NAS
7 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
7 2 (6.67%) WAN
7 2 (6.67%) Wireless
8 1 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (20.00%) Billing
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Support Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Public Cloud
2 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (23.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (20.00%) FMCG
4 6 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.67%) Replication
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) Clustering
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (3.33%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (96.67%) Windows Server
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (36.67%) Linux
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) VMS
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 6 (20.00%) Windows NT
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) CentOS
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) AIX
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Facilities Management
6 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) VB
2 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (50.00%) MCSE
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (46.67%) CCNP
3 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (23.33%) VCP6
5 2 (6.67%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (20.00%) NFS
4 6 (20.00%) vCloud
5 2 (6.67%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 14 (46.67%) SCOrch
3 7 (23.33%) NetBackup
4 6 (20.00%) vMotion
4 6 (20.00%) WMI
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (3.33%) EdgeSight
6 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) NetApp
4 8 (26.67%) Dell
5 7 (23.33%) EMC
5 7 (23.33%) HP
6 6 (20.00%) IBM
6 6 (20.00%) Veeam
7 2 (6.67%) CommVault
7 2 (6.67%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (6.67%) QNAP
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) Sophos
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Google
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec