Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 176 197
Rank change year-on-year -18 +21 +32
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 33 46 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.69% 0.89% 0.95%
As % of the System Software category 4.86% 7.69% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 56
East Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,850 £25,125
90th Percentile £55,250 £45,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +9.41%

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 679 598 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.15% 11.59% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 571 515 686
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +22 27 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Derbyshire - 3 £30,000 - 2
Northamptonshire -16 2 £32,250 -28.33%
Leicestershire -21 1 - - 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 30 (90.91%) VMware
2 26 (78.79%) Windows
3 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
4 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
5 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
6 17 (51.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 16 (48.48%) MS Exchange
8 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
9 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (39.39%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (36.36%) SCCM
10 12 (36.36%) Veeam
10 12 (36.36%) SAN
11 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (30.30%) Linux
11 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
11 10 (30.30%) ITIL
12 9 (27.27%) VBScript
12 9 (27.27%) MCSE
12 9 (27.27%) DNS
12 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
13 8 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (24.24%) DHCP
13 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
13 8 (24.24%) MCITP
13 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
14 7 (21.21%) Mitel
14 7 (21.21%) Time Management
14 7 (21.21%) VLAN

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 16 (48.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) CloudStack
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (3.03%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) SAN
2 9 (27.27%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) DHCP
3 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.21%) VLAN
4 7 (21.21%) VoIP
5 4 (12.12%) Firewall
6 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (3.03%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.03%) SMS
7 1 (3.03%) SSL
7 1 (3.03%) Wireless
7 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) GitLab
General
1 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
5 8 (24.24%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (21.21%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 7 (21.21%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
6 7 (21.21%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (21.21%) Network Support
6 7 (21.21%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (21.21%) Technical Support
6 7 (21.21%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) WSH
2 1 (3.03%) COM
2 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.03%) iSeries
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) CentOS
6 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) SUSE
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (39.39%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
5 7 (21.21%) Data Security
5 7 (21.21%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (21.21%) Time Management
6 6 (18.18%) DevOps
7 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.06%) Coaching
9 2 (6.06%) Network Design
9 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (6.06%) Service Management
10 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
2 9 (27.27%) VBScript
3 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.15%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Go
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (27.27%) MCSE
3 8 (24.24%) MCITP
4 5 (15.15%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) Docker
5 1 (3.03%) KVM
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.03%) Xen
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) SCCM
2 7 (21.21%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (12.12%) Ansible
4 3 (9.09%) Cobbler
4 3 (9.09%) Puppet
5 2 (6.06%) SCOM
5 2 (6.06%) SCSM
6 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (3.03%) Nagios
6 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) VMware
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Veeam
4 7 (21.21%) HP
4 7 (21.21%) McAfee
4 7 (21.21%) Mitel
4 7 (21.21%) NetApp
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) ProCurve
7 2 (6.06%) SaltStack
7 2 (6.06%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
8 1 (3.03%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.03%) SAP