Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 205 174
Rank change year-on-year +21 -31 +75
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 42 26 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.90% 0.50% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 5.58% 4.38% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 66
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +1.69% +26.43%
10th Percentile £29,600 £28,300 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 753 593 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.12% 11.39% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 583 493 601
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +34 23 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Northamptonshire -1 13 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Derbyshire - 5 £30,000 - 2
Leicestershire -28 1 - - 5
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 39 (92.86%) VMware
2 37 (88.10%) Windows
3 34 (80.95%) Windows Server
4 29 (69.05%) Microsoft
5 26 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
8 16 (38.10%) SAN
8 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
8 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
9 15 (35.71%) Veeam
10 14 (33.33%) Cisco
10 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (30.95%) Linux
11 13 (30.95%) MCSE
11 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
13 11 (26.19%) Fibre Channel
13 11 (26.19%) Office 365
13 11 (26.19%) ITIL
13 11 (26.19%) VBScript
13 11 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (23.81%) SCCM
14 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (23.81%) Firewall
15 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure

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 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.76%) CloudStack
6 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Office 365
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (11.90%) IaaS
4 5 (11.90%) PaaS
4 5 (11.90%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (2.38%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) SAN
1 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.19%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (23.81%) Firewall
4 9 (21.43%) DNS
5 8 (19.05%) DHCP
6 7 (16.67%) VLAN
6 7 (16.67%) VoIP
6 7 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 3 (7.14%) Wireless
8 2 (4.76%) IPsec
8 2 (4.76%) MPLS
8 2 (4.76%) NAS
8 2 (4.76%) Skype
8 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
8 2 (4.76%) WAN
9 1 (2.38%) LAN
9 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) GitLab
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (30.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Technical Support
5 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) Network Support
6 7 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) WSH
2 1 (2.38%) COM
2 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Public Cloud
1 8 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (9.52%) Replication
5 3 (7.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (4.76%) FMCG
6 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.38%) Clustering
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.38%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (2.38%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (30.95%) Linux
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.14%) CentOS
6 3 (7.14%) VMS
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 3 (7.14%) Windows NT
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (26.19%) ITIL
4 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 7 (16.67%) Data Security
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (16.67%) Time Management
6 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.90%) CRM
8 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.52%) Coaching
8 4 (9.52%) DevOps
8 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 11 (26.19%) VBScript
3 7 (16.67%) VB
4 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.14%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) Go
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (30.95%) MCSE
3 11 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (19.05%) CCNP
6 5 (11.90%) VCP6
7 4 (9.52%) MCITP
7 4 (9.52%) MCSA
8 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.38%) CCNA
9 1 (2.38%) Degree
9 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.14%) NFS
5 3 (7.14%) vCloud
6 2 (4.76%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.76%) XenApp
7 1 (2.38%) Docker
7 1 (2.38%) KVM
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.38%) Xen
7 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 8 (19.05%) SCOrch
3 7 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (16.67%) vCenter Server
4 4 (9.52%) Ansible
4 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
5 3 (7.14%) Puppet
5 3 (7.14%) vMotion
5 3 (7.14%) WMI
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (4.76%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.38%) EdgeSight
7 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.38%) Nagios
7 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) VMware
2 29 (69.05%) Microsoft
3 15 (35.71%) Veeam
4 14 (33.33%) Cisco
5 9 (21.43%) NetApp
6 7 (16.67%) HP
6 7 (16.67%) McAfee
6 7 (16.67%) Mitel
7 5 (11.90%) Dell
7 5 (11.90%) EMC
8 4 (9.52%) Citrix
9 3 (7.14%) IBM
9 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.76%) CommVault
10 2 (4.76%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (4.76%) QNAP
10 2 (4.76%) SaltStack
10 2 (4.76%) Sophos
11 1 (2.38%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto