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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 146 170
Rank change year-on-year +27 +24  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 37 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.40% 1.08% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 13.07% 7.23% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 18
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +18.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 283 484 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 10.74% 14.95% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 257 406 278
Median salary £36,035 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.95% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,124 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +13 25 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Northamptonshire +10 6 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Leicestershire -1 6 £30,000 -52.00% 2
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 68 (97.14%) Windows
2 66 (94.29%) VMware
3 60 (85.71%) Windows Server
4 57 (81.43%) Microsoft
5 51 (72.86%) SAN
6 48 (68.57%) NetApp
7 45 (64.29%) Active Directory
8 44 (62.86%) SQL Server
9 42 (60.00%) SQL
10 38 (54.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 37 (52.86%) MS Exchange
11 37 (52.86%) Exchange Server 2010
12 36 (51.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 32 (45.71%) ITIL
14 30 (42.86%) MCSE
14 30 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (42.86%) Firewall
14 30 (42.86%) MCITP
15 29 (41.43%) SCCM
16 27 (38.57%) Citrix
17 26 (37.14%) SCOM
18 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (32.86%) SonicWALL
19 23 (32.86%) SCSM
20 20 (28.57%) PowerShell
21 18 (25.71%) Linux
22 17 (24.29%) Hyper-V
23 16 (22.86%) Internet
24 15 (21.43%) Degree
24 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS

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 37 (52.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 37 (52.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.71%) Apache
3 10 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.71%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.29%) CloudStack
6 2 (2.86%) JBoss
6 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.43%) Confluence
7 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.29%) Office 365
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (72.86%) SAN
2 30 (42.86%) Firewall
3 16 (22.86%) Internet
4 9 (12.86%) LAN
5 8 (11.43%) WAN
6 2 (2.86%) DNS
6 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.86%) NAS
6 2 (2.86%) VLAN
6 2 (2.86%) VPN
7 1 (1.43%) SNMP
7 1 (1.43%) SSH
7 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 38 (54.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (51.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (15.71%) MySQL
5 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
2 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 14 (20.00%) Law
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.43%) Automotive
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (34.29%) Analyst
3 14 (20.00%) Architect
3 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 14 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) VMware Architect
3 14 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) Server Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Server Support
4 10 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
1 2 (2.86%) LAMP
2 1 (1.43%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) Velocity
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) Clustering
2 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (97.14%) Windows
2 60 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 18 (25.71%) Linux
4 10 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.71%) CentOS
8 3 (4.29%) Unix
9 2 (2.86%) VyOS
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) ITIL
2 14 (20.00%) Document Management
3 13 (18.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.14%) CRM
7 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.71%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.71%) DevOps
8 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.29%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 3 (4.29%) DSDM
8 3 (4.29%) OWASP
8 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.29%) RUP
8 3 (4.29%) Scrum
8 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (4.29%) Statistics
9 2 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.00%) SQL
2 20 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.71%) Python
3 4 (5.71%) Ruby
4 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (42.86%) MCITP
1 30 (42.86%) MCSE
1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCP
3 1 (1.43%) MCSA
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (24.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.29%) Xen
4 3 (4.29%) XenServer
5 2 (2.86%) NFS
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (41.43%) SCCM
2 26 (37.14%) SCOM
3 23 (32.86%) SCSM
4 11 (15.71%) Ansible
5 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.71%) Puppet
6 3 (4.29%) Cobbler
6 3 (4.29%) Terraform
6 3 (4.29%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.86%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 66 (94.29%) VMware
2 57 (81.43%) Microsoft
3 48 (68.57%) NetApp
4 27 (38.57%) Citrix
5 23 (32.86%) SonicWALL
6 10 (14.29%) HP
7 9 (12.86%) iManage
7 9 (12.86%) ProCurve
8 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.29%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (4.29%) Oracle
9 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.86%) Vyatta
11 1 (1.43%) AppDynamics
11 1 (1.43%) Cisco
11 1 (1.43%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.43%) Veritas
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