Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 270 263
Rank change year-on-year +69 -7 -58
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 128 97 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.30% 0.80% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 7.86% 6.22% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 85 78 94
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +21.88% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £32,000 £26,200
90th Percentile £72,300 £68,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%

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 1,629 1,559 1,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.59% 12.87% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 1,274 1,109
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +6 49 £60,000 +26.32% 5
Essex +36 41 £40,000 -23.81% 4
Cambridgeshire +41 12 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Bedfordshire -5 12 £50,000 +9.89% 1
Norfolk - 9 - -
Suffolk - 5 - - 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 120 (93.75%) VMware
2 103 (80.47%) Windows
3 82 (64.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (60.94%) Windows Server
5 67 (52.34%) Active Directory
6 66 (51.56%) Microsoft
7 58 (45.31%) Citrix
8 43 (33.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (31.25%) Linux
10 37 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (28.13%) DNS
12 35 (27.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (27.34%) XenApp
13 34 (26.56%) PowerShell
14 31 (24.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 30 (23.44%) SAN
16 27 (21.09%) Firewall
16 27 (21.09%) ITIL
16 27 (21.09%) Data Centre
17 26 (20.31%) HP
17 26 (20.31%) Cisco
17 26 (20.31%) XenDesktop
17 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
17 26 (20.31%) VMware ESXi
18 25 (19.53%) Puppet
19 24 (18.75%) Office 365
19 24 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 23 (17.97%) SCCM
20 23 (17.97%) Hyper-V
21 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification

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 (14.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.81%) Skype for Business
3 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.91%) Apache Pig
6 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (18.75%) Office 365
3 11 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.13%) DNS
2 30 (23.44%) SAN
3 27 (21.09%) Firewall
4 14 (10.94%) NAS
5 12 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 12 (9.38%) VLAN
6 10 (7.81%) DHCP
7 9 (7.03%) Network Security
8 7 (5.47%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.69%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (3.91%) HTTP
10 5 (3.91%) SSL
11 4 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.13%) NetScaler
11 4 (3.13%) Skype
12 3 (2.34%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.34%) FabricPath
12 3 (2.34%) Spanning Tree
12 3 (2.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.47%) Big Data
5 5 (3.91%) Apache Hive
5 5 (3.91%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.91%) MySQL
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (3.91%) Bitbucket
2 5 (3.91%) CodeSonar
2 5 (3.91%) git-flow
2 5 (3.91%) JIRA
2 5 (3.91%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (3.91%) Robot Framework
2 5 (3.91%) Selenium
3 3 (2.34%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (6.25%) Electronics
2 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Back Office
4 4 (3.13%) Marketing
5 3 (2.34%) Finance
6 2 (1.56%) Automotive
6 2 (1.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (17.19%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.59%) Analyst
5 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (7.81%) Team Leader
6 9 (7.03%) Azure Consultant
6 9 (7.03%) Consultant
6 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 9 (7.03%) IT Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (7.03%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 9 (7.03%) Technical Leader
7 8 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.47%) Administrator
8 7 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.47%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) REST
2 7 (5.47%) Flash
3 5 (3.91%) .NET
3 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.91%) Django
3 5 (3.91%) Java EE
3 5 (3.91%) LAMP
3 5 (3.91%) Node.js
3 5 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (3.91%) SOAP
3 5 (3.91%) Spring MVC
3 5 (3.91%) STL
4 4 (3.13%) ADSI
5 1 (0.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.09%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.25%) Replication
4 6 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.34%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.34%) Robotics
6 3 (2.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.56%) BYOD
7 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.78%) Life Science
8 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 103 (80.47%) Windows
2 78 (60.94%) Windows Server
3 43 (33.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (31.25%) Linux
5 35 (27.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (15.63%) Ubuntu
7 15 (11.72%) Debian
7 15 (11.72%) Windows 7
8 13 (10.16%) Apple iOS
9 12 (9.38%) CentOS
10 11 (8.59%) Unix
10 11 (8.59%) Windows 10
10 11 (8.59%) Windows 8
10 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (6.25%) AIX
12 7 (5.47%) Android
13 6 (4.69%) Windows XP
14 5 (3.91%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (21.09%) ITIL
4 19 (14.84%) Line Management
5 17 (13.28%) Service Management
6 15 (11.72%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (9.38%) Change Management
7 12 (9.38%) Patch Management
7 12 (9.38%) Technical Leadership
8 11 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (8.59%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.81%) Asset Management
9 10 (7.81%) Coaching
9 10 (7.81%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (7.81%) Network Virtualisation
9 10 (7.81%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.81%) Six Sigma
9 10 (7.81%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.56%) PowerShell
2 20 (15.63%) SQL
3 13 (10.16%) Bash Shell
4 11 (8.59%) VBScript
5 8 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.47%) C
7 6 (4.69%) Python
8 5 (3.91%) C#
8 5 (3.91%) C++
8 5 (3.91%) Java
8 5 (3.91%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.91%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (14.84%) MCSE
4 13 (10.16%) MCITP
5 12 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (7.81%) CCNA
6 10 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.47%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.91%) CISSP
9 5 (3.91%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (3.91%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.91%) GIAC
9 5 (3.91%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (3.91%) MCP
9 5 (3.91%) MCSA
9 5 (3.91%) SANS
9 5 (3.91%) SSCP
10 4 (3.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) SLA
2 9 (7.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (64.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (52.34%) Active Directory
3 35 (27.34%) XenApp
4 26 (20.31%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (20.31%) XenDesktop
5 23 (17.97%) Hyper-V
6 14 (10.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (9.38%) BitLocker
7 12 (9.38%) Docker
7 12 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (9.38%) XenServer
8 9 (7.03%) Terminal Services
9 7 (5.47%) VMware NSX
10 5 (3.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (2.34%) NFS
12 1 (0.78%) vCloud
12 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (19.53%) Puppet
2 23 (17.97%) SCCM
3 16 (12.50%) SCOM
4 14 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (9.38%) vRealize
6 10 (7.81%) PowerCLI
6 10 (7.81%) vCenter Server
6 10 (7.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 7 (5.47%) AirWatch
7 7 (5.47%) Kubernetes
8 6 (4.69%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (3.91%) Salt
10 4 (3.13%) Terraform
11 3 (2.34%) Grafana
11 3 (2.34%) NetBackup
11 3 (2.34%) SCOrch
12 2 (1.56%) WhatsUp Gold
13 1 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 120 (93.75%) VMware
2 66 (51.56%) Microsoft
3 58 (45.31%) Citrix
4 26 (20.31%) Cisco
4 26 (20.31%) HP
5 15 (11.72%) NetApp
6 13 (10.16%) 3PAR
7 12 (9.38%) Brocade
8 11 (8.59%) CommVault
9 10 (7.81%) Apple
10 9 (7.03%) Veeam
11 8 (6.25%) IBM
11 8 (6.25%) Oracle
11 8 (6.25%) Sophos
12 7 (5.47%) EMC
13 6 (4.69%) Ivanti
13 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.91%) Sage
15 4 (3.13%) Draytek
15 4 (3.13%) SonicWALL