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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 179 186
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 56 90 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 1.23% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 7.32% 10.74% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 37 72 60
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  

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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 765 838 1176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 12.31% 11.43% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 586 674 897
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 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
Essex +20 24 £50,000 +88.67%
Hertfordshire -26 23 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 8 £41,250 +26.92% 1
Bedfordshire +15 1 £24,000 -49.47% 2
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 of England region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 100 (93.46%) VMware
2 76 (71.03%) Windows
2 76 (71.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (57.01%) Windows Server
4 60 (56.07%) Linux
4 60 (56.07%) Microsoft
5 57 (53.27%) Active Directory
6 34 (31.78%) ITIL
7 33 (30.84%) MS Exchange
8 31 (28.97%) Office 365
9 30 (28.04%) Cisco
9 30 (28.04%) Citrix
10 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (24.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (22.43%) Firewall
13 23 (21.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (21.50%) PowerShell
14 22 (20.56%) XenApp
14 22 (20.56%) SAN
14 22 (20.56%) DNS
14 22 (20.56%) Red Hat
14 22 (20.56%) Perl
15 21 (19.63%) Hyper-V
15 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (19.63%) Data Centre
16 20 (18.69%) VBScript
16 20 (18.69%) DHCP
16 20 (18.69%) Configuration Management
17 19 (17.76%) LAN

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 33 (30.84%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.21%) Skype for Business
3 9 (8.41%) JBoss
4 6 (5.61%) Apache
4 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.80%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.87%) IIS
9 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (28.97%) Office 365
2 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.61%) SaaS
5 5 (4.67%) IaaS
6 4 (3.74%) PaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.43%) Firewall
2 22 (20.56%) DNS
2 22 (20.56%) SAN
3 20 (18.69%) DHCP
4 19 (17.76%) LAN
5 13 (12.15%) NAS
6 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
6 12 (11.21%) WAN
7 10 (9.35%) Skype
7 10 (9.35%) VPN
8 9 (8.41%) VLAN
9 8 (7.48%) iSCSI
10 6 (5.61%) HTTP
10 6 (5.61%) Network Security
11 5 (4.67%) Internet
11 5 (4.67%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (4.67%) Wireless
12 4 (3.74%) SNMP
13 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) MySQL
3 6 (5.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Advertising
2 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (33.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (23.36%) VMware Engineer
3 23 (21.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 13 (12.15%) Administrator
4 13 (12.15%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (12.15%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (11.21%) Analyst
6 11 (10.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (9.35%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Windows Administrator
8 9 (8.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 8 (7.48%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.54%) Support Engineer
11 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Support
11 6 (5.61%) Support Technician
12 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (4.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.21%) LAMP
2 10 (9.35%) Middleware
3 2 (1.87%) .NET
3 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (11.21%) Fat Client
2 12 (11.21%) Thin Client
3 10 (9.35%) Blackberry
4 8 (7.48%) Replication
5 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.74%) e-Health
6 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.74%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.87%) Handset
8 2 (1.87%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.87%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (71.03%) Windows
2 61 (57.01%) Windows Server
3 60 (56.07%) Linux
4 26 (24.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.28%) Unix
7 10 (9.35%) Windows 10
7 10 (9.35%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.54%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.74%) Solaris
11 3 (2.80%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.87%) Android
13 1 (0.93%) HPUX
13 1 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) ITIL
2 23 (21.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (18.69%) Configuration Management
4 18 (16.82%) Change Management
4 18 (16.82%) Migration
5 16 (14.95%) Problem Management
6 12 (11.21%) Incident Management
6 12 (11.21%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.48%) Capacity Management
7 8 (7.48%) Server Building
8 6 (5.61%) IT Strategy
8 6 (5.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (5.61%) SDLC
9 5 (4.67%) Email Filtering
9 5 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.74%) Presales
10 4 (3.74%) Software Deployment
10 4 (3.74%) Structured Programming
10 4 (3.74%) TOGAF
10 4 (3.74%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.50%) PowerShell
2 22 (20.56%) Perl
3 20 (18.69%) VBScript
4 14 (13.08%) VB
5 12 (11.21%) PHP
6 6 (5.61%) Java
6 6 (5.61%) Python
6 6 (5.61%) SQL
7 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (13.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (11.21%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.61%) RHCE
5 5 (4.67%) DBS Check
6 4 (3.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.74%) Degree
7 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.87%) CCNA
8 2 (1.87%) MCSA
9 1 (0.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.95%) SLA
2 12 (11.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (71.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (53.27%) Active Directory
3 22 (20.56%) XenApp
4 21 (19.63%) Hyper-V
5 15 (14.02%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (12.15%) XenDesktop
7 12 (11.21%) vCloud
8 9 (8.41%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (7.48%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (3.74%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (16.82%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (16.82%) Puppet
2 14 (13.08%) SCCM
3 11 (10.28%) SCOM
4 10 (9.35%) Nagios
4 10 (9.35%) vCenter Server
5 8 (7.48%) NetBackup
6 6 (5.61%) vRealize
7 5 (4.67%) ZABBIX
8 4 (3.74%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (3.74%) OpenView
8 4 (3.74%) Tivoli
8 4 (3.74%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (2.80%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 100 (93.46%) VMware
2 60 (56.07%) Microsoft
3 30 (28.04%) Cisco
3 30 (28.04%) Citrix
4 22 (20.56%) Red Hat
5 17 (15.89%) NetApp
6 14 (13.08%) Oracle
7 13 (12.15%) HP
8 12 (11.21%) Veeam
9 9 (8.41%) Apple
9 9 (8.41%) Symantec
10 6 (5.61%) CA
10 6 (5.61%) Hortonworks
11 5 (4.67%) EMC
12 4 (3.74%) BMC
12 4 (3.74%) Compuware
12 4 (3.74%) Dynatrace
12 4 (3.74%) IBM
12 4 (3.74%) Nimsoft
12 4 (3.74%) SAP
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