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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East of England
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 220 143 114
Rank change year-on-year -77 -29 +86
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 49 50 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.73% 1.26% 2.32%
As % of the System Software category 4.24% 8.62% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 79
10th Percentile £24,675 £33,398 £33,250
25th Percentile £41,563 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -20.93%
75th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £47,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £50,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%

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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,155 580 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.21% 14.67% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 585 389 669
10th Percentile £26,100 £26,989 £25,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £72,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in the East of England

vSphere
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vSphere in the East of England.

Salary trend for vSphere in the East of England

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the East of England

vSphere
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -53 23 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Cambridgeshire -45 15 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Essex -44 6 £45,000 +1.12%
Bedfordshire -20 5 £24,000 -58.26% 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 48 (97.96%) VMware
2 45 (91.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (89.80%) Microsoft
4 43 (87.76%) Windows
5 37 (75.51%) Active Directory
6 35 (71.43%) ITIL
6 35 (71.43%) Microsoft 365
7 34 (69.39%) Azure
8 31 (63.27%) AWS
9 30 (61.22%) DNS
10 28 (57.14%) SCCM
10 28 (57.14%) Windows Server
11 26 (53.06%) DHCP
12 25 (51.02%) Replication
12 25 (51.02%) IaaS
13 24 (48.98%) Azure Active Directory
14 22 (44.90%) Data Centre
15 21 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 20 (40.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (36.73%) MCSE
18 18 (36.73%) Identity Management
18 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
19 17 (34.69%) VMware ESXi
19 17 (34.69%) Service Delivery
20 16 (32.65%) Fibre Channel
20 16 (32.65%) Brocade
20 16 (32.65%) SCOM
20 16 (32.65%) Problem Management

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (24.49%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.16%) Site Server
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 35 (71.43%) Microsoft 365
2 34 (69.39%) Azure
3 31 (63.27%) AWS
4 25 (51.02%) IaaS
5 24 (48.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (26.53%) PaaS
7 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (61.22%) DNS
2 26 (53.06%) DHCP
3 16 (32.65%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (26.53%) SAN
4 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
5 12 (24.49%) Skype
6 6 (12.24%) Firewall
7 2 (4.08%) LAN
7 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.04%) IPv4
8 1 (2.04%) IPv6
8 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.04%) Network Security
8 1 (2.04%) VLAN
8 1 (2.04%) WAN
8 1 (2.04%) Wireless
8 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (30.61%) Social Skills
2 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.12%) Finance
5 3 (6.12%) Law
6 2 (4.08%) Marketing
7 1 (2.04%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 21 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Applications Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Wintel Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) HP Storage Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (51.02%) Replication
2 22 (44.90%) Data Centre
3 12 (24.49%) Clustering
3 12 (24.49%) EMC VNX
3 12 (24.49%) PKI
4 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (10.20%) Biotechnology
5 5 (10.20%) Cloud Native
6 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
7 3 (6.12%) HP Storage
8 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
9 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) ITIL
2 21 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (36.73%) Identity Management
4 17 (34.69%) Service Delivery
5 16 (32.65%) Problem Management
6 13 (26.53%) Change Management
6 13 (26.53%) Incident Management
6 13 (26.53%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (24.49%) Change Control
7 12 (24.49%) ITIL V3
7 12 (24.49%) Load Balancing
7 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
7 12 (24.49%) Service Management
8 10 (20.41%) Business Case
8 10 (20.41%) IT Strategy
9 6 (12.24%) CI/CD
9 6 (12.24%) DevOps
9 6 (12.24%) Microservices
10 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
10 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Bash
5 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (36.73%) MCSE
4 14 (28.57%) MCSA
5 12 (24.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (22.45%) Degree
7 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
8 8 (16.33%) CCNA
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 6 (12.24%) CCNP
10 6 (12.24%) NCDA
11 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (8.16%) CISSP
12 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
13 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
13 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
13 1 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (91.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (75.51%) Active Directory
3 17 (34.69%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 12 (24.49%) Terminal Services
6 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (12.24%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (10.20%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.08%) XenApp
9 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (57.14%) SCCM
2 16 (32.65%) SCOM
3 13 (26.53%) vCenter Server
4 12 (24.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (24.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (24.49%) SCOrch
4 12 (24.49%) SCVMM
5 6 (12.24%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (8.16%) WSUS
7 2 (4.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) VMware
2 44 (89.80%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.65%) Brocade
4 15 (30.61%) 3PAR
5 13 (26.53%) Veeam
6 12 (24.49%) EMC
6 12 (24.49%) jetNEXUS
6 12 (24.49%) Rackspace
6 12 (24.49%) Symantec
7 10 (20.41%) HP
8 9 (18.37%) Cisco
9 6 (12.24%) Citrix
9 6 (12.24%) NetApp
10 3 (6.12%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (4.08%) Juniper
12 1 (2.04%) Dell
12 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
12 1 (2.04%) ProCurve
12 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
12 1 (2.04%) Sophos