Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 210 254
Rank change year-on-year +5 +44 -24
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 59 129 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 1.23% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 5.07% 7.62% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45 84 89
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £55,750 £72,000 £57,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%

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 1,163 1,692 1,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.93% 16.11% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1,248 1,282
East of England median annual salary £40,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.95% +3.53% +1.19%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,088 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +63 44 £39,500 -41.48% 6
Cambridgeshire +38 13 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Essex -23 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Suffolk +9 1 - - 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (74.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (71.19%) Microsoft
4 38 (64.41%) Windows
5 36 (61.02%) Cisco
6 35 (59.32%) Office 365
7 24 (40.68%) Windows Server
8 23 (38.98%) Azure
9 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
10 19 (32.20%) Linux
11 18 (30.51%) SharePoint
12 16 (27.12%) ITIL
12 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
12 16 (27.12%) Hyper-V
13 15 (25.42%) DNS
13 15 (25.42%) EMC
13 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
14 14 (23.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (23.73%) AWS
14 14 (23.73%) vRealize
15 13 (22.03%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (22.03%) HP
16 12 (20.34%) OneDrive
16 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (20.34%) Ubuntu
17 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
17 11 (18.64%) CentOS

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 18 (30.51%) SharePoint
2 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
3 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 35 (59.32%) Office 365
2 23 (38.98%) Azure
3 14 (23.73%) AWS
4 12 (20.34%) OneDrive
5 7 (11.86%) OpenShift
6 4 (6.78%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.69%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) DNS
2 13 (22.03%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (16.95%) iSCSI
4 9 (15.25%) Firewall
4 9 (15.25%) VLAN
5 8 (13.56%) 2.5G
5 8 (13.56%) 2G
5 8 (13.56%) 3G
5 8 (13.56%) 4G
5 8 (13.56%) 5G
5 8 (13.56%) DHCP
6 7 (11.86%) BIG-IP
6 7 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (11.86%) FabricPath
6 7 (11.86%) SAN
7 6 (10.17%) VSAN
8 5 (8.47%) NAS
9 4 (6.78%) LAN
9 4 (6.78%) SNMP
9 4 (6.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) FileMaker
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (11.86%) Sonatype Nexus
1 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
1 7 (11.86%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (11.86%) IT Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Technical Leader
5 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) IT Support
5 6 (10.17%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Field Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Cisco Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Server Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
2 4 (6.78%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) LAMP
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (11.86%) Replication
3 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (8.47%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 38 (64.41%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Windows Server
3 19 (32.20%) Linux
4 12 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (20.34%) Ubuntu
4 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.64%) CentOS
6 7 (11.86%) SUSE
7 5 (8.47%) Unix
7 5 (8.47%) Windows 10
7 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (16.95%) Service Management
4 9 (15.25%) DevOps
5 8 (13.56%) Incident Management
6 7 (11.86%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.47%) Capacity Management
8 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (8.47%) Change Control
8 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.47%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.47%) Release Management
8 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.47%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.95%) Perl
3 9 (15.25%) Python
4 7 (11.86%) Ruby
5 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.08%) SQL
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) Go
7 1 (1.69%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (23.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (15.25%) MCSE
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.17%) MCSA
5 4 (6.78%) CCNP
6 3 (5.08%) CCNA
7 2 (3.39%) CCA
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.39%) Degree
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.69%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.69%) HP MASE
8 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.69%) LPIC
8 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.69%) RHCE
8 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (74.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
3 16 (27.12%) Hyper-V
4 10 (16.95%) XenDesktop
5 9 (15.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 8 (13.56%) VMware NSX
6 8 (13.56%) XenApp
7 7 (11.86%) Docker
7 7 (11.86%) KVM
8 2 (3.39%) BitLocker
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.69%) iptables
9 1 (1.69%) NFS
9 1 (1.69%) Postfix
9 1 (1.69%) Samba
9 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) vRealize
2 10 (16.95%) Puppet
2 10 (16.95%) SCCM
3 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (15.25%) SCOM
4 7 (11.86%) Ansible
4 7 (11.86%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (11.86%) Kubernetes
4 7 (11.86%) SCOrch
4 7 (11.86%) Terraform
5 5 (8.47%) Avamar
5 5 (8.47%) Backup Exec
5 5 (8.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (8.47%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.39%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.69%) Munin
7 1 (1.69%) Nagios
7 1 (1.69%) Nessus
7 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (71.19%) Microsoft
3 36 (61.02%) Cisco
4 15 (25.42%) EMC
5 13 (22.03%) HP
6 11 (18.64%) Citrix
6 11 (18.64%) Dell
7 10 (16.95%) NetApp
8 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
8 9 (15.25%) Veeam
9 7 (11.86%) F5
9 7 (11.86%) SonicWALL
10 5 (8.47%) ServiceNow
11 4 (6.78%) Atlassian
11 4 (6.78%) Intel
12 3 (5.08%) 3PAR
12 3 (5.08%) Brocade
13 2 (3.39%) Ivanti
13 2 (3.39%) Meraki
14 1 (1.69%) Nimble Storage