Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 250 230
Rank change year-on-year +50 -20 -34
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 131 107 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.24% 0.91% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 7.70% 6.90% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85 89 124
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £25,900
90th Percentile £72,000 £57,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.64% +7.65%

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 1,701 1,551 1,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.13% 13.26% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,260 1,290 1,183
East of England median annual salary £44,200 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.19% +9.09%
10th Percentile £23,238 £23,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £69,100 £65,000 £63,550
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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Essex +33 42 £40,000 -23.81%
Hertfordshire -18 36 £67,500 +50.00% 4
Bedfordshire +14 21 £50,000 +8.11%
Cambridgeshire +28 13 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Norfolk - 11 £32,605 - 1
Suffolk - 8 £69,000 - 2
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 122 (93.13%) VMware
2 104 (79.39%) Windows
3 78 (59.54%) Windows Server
4 73 (55.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 63 (48.09%) Microsoft
5 63 (48.09%) Active Directory
6 57 (43.51%) Citrix
7 48 (36.64%) Linux
8 46 (35.11%) SAN
9 41 (31.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 40 (30.53%) XenApp
11 39 (29.77%) DNS
12 37 (28.24%) Firewall
12 37 (28.24%) Data Centre
13 36 (27.48%) Cisco
14 35 (26.72%) Microsoft Azure
15 33 (25.19%) PowerShell
15 33 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (22.90%) VMware ESXi
17 30 (22.90%) HP
18 28 (21.37%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
19 27 (20.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 25 (19.08%) Puppet
20 25 (19.08%) MCSE
20 25 (19.08%) ITIL
21 24 (18.32%) SCCM
22 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
22 23 (17.56%) Office 365

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 20 (15.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (6.11%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.58%) Apache Pig
4 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.29%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (26.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (17.56%) Office 365
3 22 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.11%) SAN
2 39 (29.77%) DNS
3 37 (28.24%) Firewall
4 22 (16.79%) TCP/IP
5 20 (15.27%) NAS
6 17 (12.98%) Network Security
7 11 (8.40%) VLAN
8 10 (7.63%) WAN
9 9 (6.87%) DHCP
9 9 (6.87%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (6.11%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.58%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (4.58%) HTTP
11 6 (4.58%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (4.58%) SSL
12 5 (3.82%) VPN
13 4 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (3.05%) Skype
14 3 (2.29%) FabricPath
14 3 (2.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (6.11%) Big Data
6 7 (5.34%) MySQL
7 6 (4.58%) Apache Hive
7 6 (4.58%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (4.58%) Bitbucket
2 6 (4.58%) CodeSonar
2 6 (4.58%) git-flow
2 6 (4.58%) JIRA
2 6 (4.58%) Robot Framework
2 6 (4.58%) Selenium
2 6 (4.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (3.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (6.11%) Electronics
2 6 (4.58%) Retail
2 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.82%) Back Office
4 3 (2.29%) Finance
5 2 (1.53%) Automotive
5 2 (1.53%) German Language
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (29.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (17.56%) Support Engineer
3 21 (16.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) IT Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.63%) Azure Consultant
7 10 (7.63%) Consultant
7 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 10 (7.63%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.63%) Senior Consultant
7 10 (7.63%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 10 (7.63%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (5.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.98%) Flash
2 11 (8.40%) REST
3 6 (4.58%) .NET
3 6 (4.58%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.58%) Django
3 6 (4.58%) Java EE
3 6 (4.58%) LAMP
3 6 (4.58%) Node.js
3 6 (4.58%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (4.58%) SOAP
3 6 (4.58%) Spring MVC
3 6 (4.58%) STL
4 5 (3.82%) ADSI
5 3 (2.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.24%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.63%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.87%) EMC VMAX
3 9 (6.87%) Replication
4 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.05%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.29%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.29%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.29%) Robotics
6 3 (2.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.53%) BYOD
7 2 (1.53%) PKI
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 104 (79.39%) Windows
2 78 (59.54%) Windows Server
3 48 (36.64%) Linux
4 31 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (15.27%) Ubuntu
7 15 (11.45%) Debian
8 14 (10.69%) Unix
9 12 (9.16%) CentOS
10 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (7.63%) Windows XP
11 9 (6.87%) Windows 10
12 8 (6.11%) AIX
12 8 (6.11%) Android
12 8 (6.11%) Windows 7
13 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
13 6 (4.58%) Mac OS X
14 5 (3.82%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 33 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (19.08%) ITIL
4 20 (15.27%) Line Management
5 18 (13.74%) Service Management
6 14 (10.69%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (9.16%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.63%) Coaching
10 9 (6.87%) API Design
10 9 (6.87%) Asset Management
10 9 (6.87%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.87%) Runbook
10 9 (6.87%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.87%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.11%) Change Management
11 8 (6.11%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.11%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.19%) PowerShell
2 20 (15.27%) SQL
3 12 (9.16%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.63%) Bash Shell
4 10 (7.63%) Python
5 8 (6.11%) C
5 8 (6.11%) VBScript
6 6 (4.58%) C#
6 6 (4.58%) C++
6 6 (4.58%) Java
6 6 (4.58%) Objective-C
6 6 (4.58%) PHP
7 3 (2.29%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (21.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (20.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 25 (19.08%) MCSE
4 18 (13.74%) MCITP
5 17 (12.98%) CCNA
5 17 (12.98%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.87%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (6.87%) MCSA
7 8 (6.11%) CCNP
7 8 (6.11%) DV Cleared
7 8 (6.11%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.58%) CISSP
8 6 (4.58%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (4.58%) GIAC
8 6 (4.58%) Linux+ Certification
8 6 (4.58%) SANS
8 6 (4.58%) SSCP
9 4 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) SLA
2 6 (4.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (55.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (48.09%) Active Directory
3 40 (30.53%) XenApp
4 30 (22.90%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (16.03%) Hyper-V
5 21 (16.03%) XenDesktop
6 12 (9.16%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (8.40%) Docker
8 10 (7.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (6.11%) BitLocker
9 8 (6.11%) Terminal Services
10 6 (4.58%) VMware NSX
10 6 (4.58%) XenServer
11 5 (3.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (3.05%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (2.29%) NFS
13 3 (2.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (19.08%) Puppet
2 24 (18.32%) SCCM
3 13 (9.92%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (9.16%) SCOM
4 12 (9.16%) vRealize
5 10 (7.63%) vCenter Server
6 8 (6.11%) PowerCLI
6 8 (6.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 6 (4.58%) Salt
8 5 (3.82%) Kubernetes
8 5 (3.82%) Terraform
9 4 (3.05%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (2.29%) Ansible
10 3 (2.29%) Grafana
10 3 (2.29%) NetBackup
10 3 (2.29%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.53%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.76%) ThinApp
12 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 122 (93.13%) VMware
2 63 (48.09%) Microsoft
3 57 (43.51%) Citrix
4 36 (27.48%) Cisco
5 30 (22.90%) HP
6 20 (15.27%) CommVault
7 16 (12.21%) EMC
8 13 (9.92%) NetApp
9 11 (8.40%) Draytek
9 11 (8.40%) SonicWALL
10 9 (6.87%) CA
10 9 (6.87%) FalconStor
10 9 (6.87%) IBM
10 9 (6.87%) McAfee
11 8 (6.11%) 3PAR
11 8 (6.11%) Brocade
11 8 (6.11%) Oracle
12 7 (5.34%) Veeam
13 6 (4.58%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.82%) Sage