Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 239 258
Rank change year-on-year +40 +19 -45
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 79 129 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.04% 1.05% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 5.70% 7.22% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 53 95 81
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £46,056 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.42% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,360 £70,000 £53,750
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 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 1,386 1,787 1,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.21% 14.60% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,087 1,383 1,181
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +1.19%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

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

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 17 June 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
Hertfordshire +75 58 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Essex +11 11 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Cambridgeshire +31 10 £37,500 +36.36%
Suffolk +22 1 - -
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 of England region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 79 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (78.48%) Microsoft
3 60 (75.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (74.68%) Windows
5 49 (62.03%) Windows Server
6 41 (51.90%) Active Directory
7 34 (43.04%) SQL Server
8 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (39.24%) ITIL
10 30 (37.97%) Office 365
10 30 (37.97%) Hyper-V
10 30 (37.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 29 (36.71%) PowerShell
12 28 (35.44%) DNS
12 28 (35.44%) Service Management
13 27 (34.18%) Linux
13 27 (34.18%) SCOM
14 26 (32.91%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (31.65%) SCCM
16 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (26.58%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (24.05%) Docker
18 19 (24.05%) Kubernetes
18 19 (24.05%) MS Exchange
18 19 (24.05%) Citrix
19 18 (22.78%) Terraform
19 18 (22.78%) Puppet
20 17 (21.52%) Bash Shell
20 17 (21.52%) Ubuntu

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 19 (24.05%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.46%) Apache
3 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.13%) Skype for Business
5 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.53%) IIS
8 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (37.97%) Office 365
2 26 (32.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (26.58%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (11.39%) IaaS
4 9 (11.39%) OneDrive
4 9 (11.39%) OpenShift
5 8 (10.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (10.13%) Mimecast
5 8 (10.13%) PaaS
5 8 (10.13%) SaaS
6 3 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.44%) DNS
2 14 (17.72%) DHCP
2 14 (17.72%) VLAN
3 10 (12.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (11.39%) BIG-IP
4 9 (11.39%) FabricPath
5 8 (10.13%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (8.86%) Firewall
7 5 (6.33%) MPLS
7 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.06%) 2.5G
8 4 (5.06%) 2G
8 4 (5.06%) 3G
8 4 (5.06%) 4G
8 4 (5.06%) LAN
8 4 (5.06%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.06%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (5.06%) SNMP
8 4 (5.06%) VPN
8 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (11.39%) Sonatype Nexus
1 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Technical Leader
4 5 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (5.06%) IT Support
5 4 (5.06%) Support Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Network Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Network Support
6 3 (3.80%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
1 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
1 8 (10.13%) CSS
1 8 (10.13%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (10.13%) HTML
2 4 (5.06%) XML
3 2 (2.53%) LAMP
3 2 (2.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
1 9 (11.39%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 59 (74.68%) Windows
2 49 (62.03%) Windows Server
3 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (34.18%) Linux
5 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (21.52%) Ubuntu
7 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
9 11 (13.92%) CentOS
10 9 (11.39%) SUSE
11 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
12 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
12 5 (6.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) ITIL
2 30 (37.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 28 (35.44%) Service Management
4 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (21.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 16 (20.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (17.72%) Strategic Roadmap
8 11 (13.92%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (11.39%) Business Continuity
9 9 (11.39%) Change Management
9 9 (11.39%) DevOps
9 9 (11.39%) Patch Management
10 8 (10.13%) Coaching
10 8 (10.13%) Kanban
10 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (10.13%) Secure Coding
10 8 (10.13%) SIEM
10 8 (10.13%) Tag Management
10 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) PowerShell
2 17 (21.52%) Bash Shell
3 14 (17.72%) Python
4 12 (15.19%) SQL
5 9 (11.39%) Ruby
6 8 (10.13%) C#
6 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.13%) VB.NET
7 7 (8.86%) C
7 7 (8.86%) Perl
7 7 (8.86%) VBScript
8 3 (3.80%) Go
8 3 (3.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (8.86%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.33%) MCP
4 4 (5.06%) CCA
4 4 (5.06%) CCNP
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.06%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.06%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) MCSA
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.53%) LPIC
6 2 (2.53%) MCSE
6 2 (2.53%) RHCE
7 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) SLA
2 9 (11.39%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (75.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (51.90%) Active Directory
3 30 (37.97%) Hyper-V
4 19 (24.05%) Docker
5 12 (15.19%) XenDesktop
6 11 (13.92%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (12.66%) VMware NSX
8 9 (11.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 9 (11.39%) KVM
9 7 (8.86%) BitLocker
9 7 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (8.86%) XenApp
10 5 (6.33%) Terminal Services
11 3 (3.80%) vCloud
12 2 (2.53%) iptables
12 2 (2.53%) NFS
12 2 (2.53%) Postfix
12 2 (2.53%) Samba
12 2 (2.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (34.18%) SCOM
2 25 (31.65%) SCCM
3 19 (24.05%) Kubernetes
4 18 (22.78%) Puppet
4 18 (22.78%) Terraform
5 17 (21.52%) Ansible
6 16 (20.25%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (16.46%) vRealize
8 11 (13.92%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (11.39%) SCOrch
10 8 (10.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 7 (8.86%) PowerCLI
12 5 (6.33%) AirWatch
12 5 (6.33%) Nagios
12 5 (6.33%) WSUS
13 3 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (3.80%) vCenter Server
14 2 (2.53%) Munin
14 2 (2.53%) Nessus
14 2 (2.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (78.48%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.05%) Citrix
4 16 (20.25%) Cisco
5 15 (18.99%) HP
6 9 (11.39%) Atlassian
6 9 (11.39%) Dell
6 9 (11.39%) F5
7 8 (10.13%) 3PAR
7 8 (10.13%) Brocade
7 8 (10.13%) Demandware
7 8 (10.13%) Meraki
8 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.33%) Apple
9 5 (6.33%) SonicWALL
9 5 (6.33%) Sophos
9 5 (6.33%) Veeam
10 4 (5.06%) Intel
10 4 (5.06%) Ivanti
10 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds