Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 211 267
Rank change year-on-year +68 +56 -6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 109 87 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.93% 1.03% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 10.83% 5.75% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 87 62 89
Median annual salary £42,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.07% +13.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £71,800 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 1,006 1,512 1,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.77% 17.87% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 809 1,197 1,404
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -1.10% +12.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,825
90th Percentile £69,000 £67,500 £70,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +10.59%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in the East of England over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020. 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 +54 84 £42,500 -22.73% 5
Cambridgeshire +60 18 £40,000 - 1
Essex -8 4 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Bedfordshire +23 2 £63,750 +70.00%
Norfolk -9 1 £37,500 - 2
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) VMware
2 99 (90.83%) Office 365
3 77 (70.64%) Windows
4 75 (68.81%) Microsoft
5 69 (63.30%) Windows Server
6 67 (61.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (55.96%) Active Directory
8 58 (53.21%) Azure
9 52 (47.71%) Cisco
10 50 (45.87%) DHCP
10 50 (45.87%) DNS
11 45 (41.28%) HP
12 44 (40.37%) SQL Server
13 43 (39.45%) VLAN
13 43 (39.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 38 (34.86%) MS Exchange
15 37 (33.94%) LAN
15 37 (33.94%) TCP/IP
15 37 (33.94%) Exchange Server 2010
16 36 (33.03%) Citrix
17 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2012
18 32 (29.36%) PowerShell
19 30 (27.52%) VoIP
19 30 (27.52%) Microsoft Office
19 30 (27.52%) VBScript
20 29 (26.61%) SQL Server 2016
21 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2016
21 28 (25.69%) SQL
21 28 (25.69%) XenApp
22 27 (24.77%) Hyper-V

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 38 (34.86%) MS Exchange
2 37 (33.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (18.35%) SharePoint
4 10 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (27.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 99 (90.83%) Office 365
2 58 (53.21%) Azure
3 18 (16.51%) OneDrive
4 11 (10.09%) AWS
5 9 (8.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (45.87%) DHCP
1 50 (45.87%) DNS
2 43 (39.45%) VLAN
3 37 (33.94%) LAN
3 37 (33.94%) TCP/IP
4 30 (27.52%) VoIP
5 26 (23.85%) Firewall
6 22 (20.18%) WAN
7 15 (13.76%) Internet
8 13 (11.93%) iSCSI
8 13 (11.93%) SAN
9 11 (10.09%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (8.26%) Wireless
11 8 (7.34%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (4.59%) VSAN
13 2 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.83%) NAS
13 2 (1.83%) Network Security
13 2 (1.83%) VPN
14 1 (0.92%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (40.37%) SQL Server
2 29 (26.61%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.92%) FileMaker
General
1 10 (9.17%) Retail
2 3 (2.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (39.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (19.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 20 (18.35%) IT Engineer
3 20 (18.35%) IT Support
4 17 (15.60%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 16 (14.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (11.01%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Network Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) Escalation Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) Network Support
7 11 (10.09%) Server Engineer
8 10 (9.17%) Analyst
8 10 (9.17%) Field Engineer
8 10 (9.17%) Support Analyst
9 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 9 (8.26%) Support Engineer
9 9 (8.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.85%) WSH
2 10 (9.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.60%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 77 (70.64%) Windows
2 69 (63.30%) Windows Server
3 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 26 (23.85%) Linux
5 26 (23.85%) Windows 10
5 26 (23.85%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (23.85%) Patch Management
3 24 (22.02%) Server Management
4 22 (20.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (13.76%) ITIL
6 12 (11.01%) Time Management
7 10 (9.17%) Decision-Making
8 9 (8.26%) Change Management
9 8 (7.34%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.34%) Email Filtering
9 8 (7.34%) Incident Management
9 8 (7.34%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.34%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (7.34%) Web Filtering
10 5 (4.59%) Service Desk Management
10 5 (4.59%) Storage Management
11 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.75%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.36%) PowerShell
2 30 (27.52%) VBScript
3 28 (25.69%) SQL
4 4 (3.67%) Perl
4 4 (3.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) CCNA
1 14 (12.84%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.67%) MCSA
3 4 (3.67%) MCSE
4 3 (2.75%) Degree
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.92%) VCP6
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.02%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (61.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (55.96%) Active Directory
3 28 (25.69%) XenApp
4 27 (24.77%) Hyper-V
5 16 (14.68%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.67%) vCloud
7 2 (1.83%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) Backup Exec
2 11 (10.09%) SCCM
3 5 (4.59%) vRealize
4 2 (1.83%) Ansible
4 2 (1.83%) Terraform
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.92%) SCOM
5 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 109 (100.00%) VMware
2 75 (68.81%) Microsoft
3 52 (47.71%) Cisco
4 45 (41.28%) HP
5 36 (33.03%) Citrix
6 21 (19.27%) NetApp
7 19 (17.43%) SonicWALL
8 15 (13.76%) Mitel
8 15 (13.76%) Veeam
9 14 (12.84%) Meraki
10 13 (11.93%) EMC
11 12 (11.01%) Asigra
12 1 (0.92%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.92%) Brocade
12 1 (0.92%) IBM
12 1 (0.92%) jetNEXUS
12 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.92%) Symantec
12 1 (0.92%) Zerto