Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 134 208
Rank change year-on-year +4 +74 +56
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 49 110 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.42% 2.02% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 9.50% 11.21% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 47 87 68
10th Percentile £29,546 £33,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £39,375 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -19.05% +16.67%
75th Percentile £48,750 £47,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £71,800
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 516 981 1,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.93% 17.98% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 383 806 1,203
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,188 £24,300
25th Percentile £34,625 £31,000 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -4.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 -3 26 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Bedfordshire +33 10 £42,633 -33.12% 1
Essex +15 7 £44,500 -11.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Norfolk +16 1 £32,500 -13.33%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 48 (97.96%) VMware
2 47 (95.92%) Azure
3 37 (75.51%) Windows
4 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 33 (67.35%) Windows Server
6 32 (65.31%) Microsoft 365
7 30 (61.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 23 (46.94%) VLAN
9 21 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
12 18 (36.73%) DNS
13 17 (34.69%) Cisco
13 17 (34.69%) DHCP
13 17 (34.69%) LAN
14 16 (32.65%) WAN
15 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
15 15 (30.61%) PowerShell
16 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
16 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
16 14 (28.57%) ITIL
17 13 (26.53%) XenDesktop
17 13 (26.53%) Veeam
18 12 (24.49%) CCNA
18 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
18 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
19 11 (22.45%) AWS
20 10 (20.41%) Meraki
20 10 (20.41%) Power Platform
20 10 (20.41%) SonicWALL

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 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (95.92%) Azure
2 32 (65.31%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (22.45%) AWS
4 10 (20.41%) Power Platform
5 9 (18.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (18.37%) Logic Apps
6 6 (12.24%) Google Play
7 5 (10.20%) OneDrive
7 5 (10.20%) PaaS
7 5 (10.20%) PowerApps
7 5 (10.20%) SaaS
8 4 (8.16%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (4.08%) IaaS
10 1 (2.04%) GCP
10 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.94%) VLAN
2 18 (36.73%) DNS
3 17 (34.69%) DHCP
3 17 (34.69%) LAN
4 16 (32.65%) WAN
5 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.24%) Network Security
7 5 (10.20%) Firewall
8 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (4.08%) SAN
10 1 (2.04%) Internet
10 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (10.20%) Power BI
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (46.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 23 (46.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) IT Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Escalation Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Cloud Specialist
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Windows Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Smartphone
3 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.16%) Driving Licence
4 4 (8.16%) FMCG
5 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.08%) Clustering
6 2 (4.08%) EMC VNX
6 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.08%) Replication
7 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows Server
3 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (12.24%) Android
5 6 (12.24%) Linux
6 5 (10.20%) SUSE
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (28.57%) ITIL
3 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.24%) Change Management
4 6 (12.24%) CRM
4 6 (12.24%) Service Management
5 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.20%) ETL
5 5 (10.20%) Project Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.16%) ITSM
7 2 (4.08%) Business Development
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
7 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) CCNA
1 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) MCSA
3 2 (4.08%) MCSE
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (26.53%) XenDesktop
3 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
4 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (12.24%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.04%) Docker
8 1 (2.04%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (12.24%) PaperCut
3 3 (6.12%) SCCM
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.08%) SCOM
4 2 (4.08%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.08%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.04%) SCSM
5 1 (2.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) VMware
2 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.69%) Cisco
4 13 (26.53%) Veeam
5 10 (20.41%) Meraki
5 10 (20.41%) SonicWALL
6 9 (18.37%) Citrix
7 8 (16.33%) HP
8 7 (14.29%) Google
9 6 (12.24%) Avaya
9 6 (12.24%) BMC
10 5 (10.20%) Ab Initio
10 5 (10.20%) arcserve
11 3 (6.12%) Dell
12 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
12 2 (4.08%) Brocade
12 2 (4.08%) EMC
12 2 (4.08%) jetNEXUS
12 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
12 2 (4.08%) Symantec