Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 217 194
Rank change year-on-year -42 -23 +10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 107 174 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 1.23% 1.47%
As % of the System Software category 6.74% 10.82% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 88 162 175
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,000 £24,025 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,225 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +6.98% -4.44%

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 1588 1608 2275
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 12.81% 11.39% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1299 1697
East of England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £21,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,700
England median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +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 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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 -37 50 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Essex +29 44 £50,000 -2.44%
Cambridgeshire -12 7 £41,250 +14.58%
Bedfordshire +7 6 £36,750 -18.33%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 94 (87.85%) VMware
2 79 (73.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (61.68%) Windows
4 60 (56.07%) Windows Server
5 59 (55.14%) Microsoft
6 49 (45.79%) Active Directory
7 43 (40.19%) Linux
8 41 (38.32%) SAN
9 36 (33.64%) NetApp
10 35 (32.71%) Office 365
11 29 (27.10%) Hyper-V
11 29 (27.10%) MS Exchange
11 29 (27.10%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (26.17%) Cisco
13 25 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (22.43%) Perl
15 22 (20.56%) SLA
15 22 (20.56%) Citrix
16 21 (19.63%) Red Hat
16 21 (19.63%) LAN
17 20 (18.69%) WAN
17 20 (18.69%) SQL
17 20 (18.69%) ITIL
17 20 (18.69%) NAS
18 19 (17.76%) XenApp
18 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (16.82%) Unix
19 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008

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 29 (27.10%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.89%) JBoss
3 12 (11.21%) Apache
4 10 (9.35%) CMS
4 10 (9.35%) IIS
5 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.67%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (32.71%) Office 365
2 24 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.61%) IaaS
4 6 (5.61%) PaaS
5 5 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.67%) SaaS
6 3 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (38.32%) SAN
2 21 (19.63%) LAN
3 20 (18.69%) NAS
3 20 (18.69%) WAN
4 16 (14.95%) VPN
5 14 (13.08%) Firewall
6 9 (8.41%) VLAN
7 8 (7.48%) DHCP
7 8 (7.48%) DNS
8 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.61%) Wireless
9 5 (4.67%) Internet
9 5 (4.67%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.67%) Network Security
10 3 (2.80%) Skype
11 1 (0.93%) BGP
11 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.08%) MySQL
3 8 (7.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (10.28%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Back Office
2 10 (9.35%) Military
3 2 (1.87%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (38.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (19.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 19 (17.76%) Analyst
3 19 (17.76%) VMware Engineer
4 17 (15.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (14.95%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (14.95%) Support Analyst
6 15 (14.02%) Storage Engineer
6 15 (14.02%) Support Engineer
7 14 (13.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (13.08%) Support Technician
8 12 (11.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 12 (11.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (11.21%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Support
8 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Support Technician
8 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Technician
9 10 (9.35%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.35%) SOAP
1 10 (9.35%) XML
2 8 (7.48%) Web Services
3 4 (3.74%) LAMP
3 4 (3.74%) Middleware
4 2 (1.87%) WSH
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
5 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.35%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.67%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.74%) Replication
6 3 (2.80%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.80%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.87%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.93%) Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Handset
8 1 (0.93%) iPhone
8 1 (0.93%) iSeries
8 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 66 (61.68%) Windows
2 60 (56.07%) Windows Server
3 43 (40.19%) Linux
4 25 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (16.82%) Unix
7 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.61%) Windows 10
9 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.67%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.80%) CentOS
11 2 (1.87%) Solaris
11 2 (1.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.93%) HPUX
12 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.93%) SUSE
12 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (18.69%) ITIL
3 17 (15.89%) Server Building
4 16 (14.95%) Change Management
5 14 (13.08%) Software Deployment
6 12 (11.21%) Network Management
6 12 (11.21%) Process Improvement
6 12 (11.21%) Server Virtualisation
7 10 (9.35%) Document Management
7 10 (9.35%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.35%) Validation
8 9 (8.41%) Migration
8 9 (8.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (7.48%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.54%) Problem Management
10 7 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.67%) Email Filtering
11 5 (4.67%) IT Strategy
11 5 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (3.74%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.43%) Perl
2 20 (18.69%) SQL
3 17 (15.89%) Java
4 10 (9.35%) PowerShell
5 8 (7.48%) VBScript
6 6 (5.61%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.61%) Python
7 4 (3.74%) PHP
8 2 (1.87%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) DBS Check
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.56%) SLA
2 15 (14.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (9.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (73.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (45.79%) Active Directory
3 29 (27.10%) Hyper-V
4 19 (17.76%) XenApp
5 16 (14.95%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.74%) vCloud
6 4 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.87%) XenServer
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (10.28%) Nagios
3 8 (7.48%) SCCM
4 5 (4.67%) Puppet
4 5 (4.67%) SCOM
4 5 (4.67%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.80%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.80%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.80%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.87%) Ansible
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 94 (87.85%) VMware
2 59 (55.14%) Microsoft
3 36 (33.64%) NetApp
4 28 (26.17%) Cisco
5 22 (20.56%) Citrix
6 21 (19.63%) Red Hat
7 17 (15.89%) Oracle
8 10 (9.35%) Adobe
8 10 (9.35%) IBM
8 10 (9.35%) Xerox
9 9 (8.41%) Dynatrace
9 9 (8.41%) Splunk
10 8 (7.48%) Hortonworks
11 7 (6.54%) HP
11 7 (6.54%) Veeam
12 6 (5.61%) Apple
13 4 (3.74%) EMC
13 4 (3.74%) SAP
14 3 (2.80%) F5
14 3 (2.80%) Symantec
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