Period
to 22 January 2018

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

VMware vSphere
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 257 205
Rank change year-on-year -10 -52 +6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 81 102 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 0.83% 1.27%
As % of the System Software category 5.28% 8.04% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 68 79 140
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,800 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,000 £65,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% -1.11%

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 1,535 1,268 1,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.85% 10.30% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,007 1,439
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £23,752 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,125 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 January 2018.

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 January 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
Hertfordshire +14 56 £42,500 - 8
Essex +9 11 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Bedfordshire +39 8 £48,750 +18.18%
Cambridgeshire -56 7 £27,500 -26.67% 9
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 80 (98.77%) VMware
2 62 (76.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (64.20%) Microsoft
4 48 (59.26%) Windows
5 38 (46.91%) Windows Server
6 37 (45.68%) Linux
7 35 (43.21%) Active Directory
8 34 (41.98%) SAN
9 25 (30.86%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (29.63%) SQL
11 23 (28.40%) VPN
11 23 (28.40%) Cisco
12 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
12 22 (27.16%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (27.16%) Data Centre
13 21 (25.93%) DevOps
13 21 (25.93%) Citrix
13 21 (25.93%) Firewall
14 20 (24.69%) Java
14 20 (24.69%) WAN
14 20 (24.69%) MS Exchange
15 19 (23.46%) LAN
16 18 (22.22%) NetApp
17 17 (20.99%) Office 365
17 17 (20.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
19 15 (18.52%) Python
19 15 (18.52%) MySQL
19 15 (18.52%) Oracle

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 20 (24.69%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.05%) OpenStack
3 11 (13.58%) CMS
4 9 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (7.41%) Skype for Business
6 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.17%) JBoss
7 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.47%) Apache
9 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.23%) IIS
9 1 (1.23%) nginx
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) Office 365
2 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.70%) IaaS
6 2 (2.47%) GitHub
6 2 (2.47%) PaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.23%) CloudBees
7 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (41.98%) SAN
2 23 (28.40%) VPN
3 21 (25.93%) Firewall
4 20 (24.69%) WAN
5 19 (23.46%) LAN
6 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
7 12 (14.81%) DNS
8 10 (12.35%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (11.11%) DHCP
10 8 (9.88%) MPLS
11 6 (7.41%) Broadband
11 6 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (7.41%) Skype
12 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (3.70%) NAS
12 3 (3.70%) Network Security
13 2 (2.47%) BGP
13 2 (2.47%) VoIP
13 2 (2.47%) Wireless
14 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.52%) MySQL
3 12 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Back Office
2 11 (13.58%) Military
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Consultant
2 13 (16.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 9 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (9.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) Head of Infrastructure
7 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) Memcached
2 2 (2.47%) Flash
2 2 (2.47%) JSON
2 2 (2.47%) REST
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.81%) Private Cloud
3 11 (13.58%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.41%) Handset
5 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.17%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.17%) Replication
6 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.47%) Clustering
7 2 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.47%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (2.47%) iSeries
8 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (59.26%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) Windows Server
3 37 (45.68%) Linux
4 13 (16.05%) Unix
4 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (14.81%) CentOS
5 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.88%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.41%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.23%) SUSE
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (25.93%) DevOps
3 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.05%) High Availability
4 13 (16.05%) Software Deployment
5 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.81%) Change Management
5 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 12 (14.81%) Server Building
5 12 (14.81%) Server Virtualisation
6 11 (13.58%) Document Management
6 11 (13.58%) Network Management
6 11 (13.58%) Process Improvement
7 9 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (11.11%) Information Security
7 9 (11.11%) ITIL
7 9 (11.11%) Open Source
7 9 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 9 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) SQL
2 20 (24.69%) Java
3 15 (18.52%) Python
4 12 (14.81%) Ruby
5 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.94%) Perl
7 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.47%) VBScript
9 1 (1.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.47%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.47%) MCP
3 2 (2.47%) MCSE
3 2 (2.47%) MCTS
3 2 (2.47%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CISM
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) NCIE
4 1 (1.23%) Novell Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SANS
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.58%) ISO 9001
2 11 (13.58%) SLA
3 4 (4.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 62 (76.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (43.21%) Active Directory
3 25 (30.86%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (18.52%) XenApp
5 13 (16.05%) Docker
6 7 (8.64%) Terminal Services
7 6 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.47%) VMware NSX
9 2 (2.47%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.23%) vCloud
10 1 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (27.16%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (16.05%) Kubernetes
3 9 (11.11%) vCenter Server
4 7 (8.64%) Nagios
5 5 (6.17%) Puppet
6 4 (4.94%) Ansible
6 4 (4.94%) SCCM
7 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.47%) Nessus
7 2 (2.47%) vRealize
8 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco CME
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (98.77%) VMware
2 52 (64.20%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.40%) Cisco
4 21 (25.93%) Citrix
5 18 (22.22%) NetApp
6 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
7 15 (18.52%) Oracle
8 11 (13.58%) Adobe
8 11 (13.58%) IBM
8 11 (13.58%) Xerox
9 5 (6.17%) Veeam
10 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.94%) Sybase
11 3 (3.70%) HP
11 3 (3.70%) McAfee
11 3 (3.70%) Sophos
12 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.47%) Clearswift
12 2 (2.47%) EMC
12 2 (2.47%) Nokia