Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 200 272
Rank change year-on-year +10 +72 -10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 69 123 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.12% 1.30% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 7.52% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54 83 68
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £72,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% -

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 1,035 1,636 1,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.85% 17.28% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1,242 1,266
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,638 £23,013 £23,752
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,125
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +42 51 £43,500 -20.91% 12
Cambridgeshire +43 15 £40,000 +3.23% 8
Essex -24 2 £23,750 -52.50% 2
Bedfordshire +1 1 £62,500 +25.00% 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 69 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (82.61%) Office 365
3 46 (66.67%) Windows
4 43 (62.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
6 33 (47.83%) Windows Server
7 32 (46.38%) Cisco
8 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
9 26 (37.68%) DNS
9 26 (37.68%) DHCP
10 25 (36.23%) MS Exchange
10 25 (36.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
11 24 (34.78%) VLAN
12 23 (33.33%) EMC
13 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
13 22 (31.88%) TCP/IP
14 21 (30.43%) VoIP
14 21 (30.43%) PowerShell
14 21 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (28.99%) XenApp
15 20 (28.99%) Citrix
16 19 (27.54%) NetApp
16 19 (27.54%) Azure
17 18 (26.09%) iSCSI
17 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (26.09%) WSH
17 18 (26.09%) VBScript
17 18 (26.09%) Patch Management
17 18 (26.09%) Windows 10

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 25 (36.23%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 57 (82.61%) Office 365
2 19 (27.54%) Azure
3 4 (5.80%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.90%) AWS
4 2 (2.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) DHCP
1 26 (37.68%) DNS
2 24 (34.78%) VLAN
3 22 (31.88%) TCP/IP
4 21 (30.43%) VoIP
5 18 (26.09%) iSCSI
6 13 (18.84%) LAN
7 10 (14.49%) Internet
8 7 (10.14%) Firewall
9 6 (8.70%) SAN
9 6 (8.70%) VSAN
9 6 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (7.25%) NAS
11 4 (5.80%) 2.5G
11 4 (5.80%) 2G
11 4 (5.80%) 3G
11 4 (5.80%) 4G
11 4 (5.80%) 5G
12 3 (4.35%) WAN
13 2 (2.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.80%) FileMaker
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (28.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (21.74%) IT Support
4 14 (20.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Server Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) IT Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Senior Server Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Service Desk Engineer
8 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (10.14%) Administrator
9 7 (10.14%) Cisco Administrator
9 7 (10.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (10.14%) Office 365 Administrator
9 7 (10.14%) Senior Cisco Administrator
9 7 (10.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 7 (10.14%) Senior VMWare Administrator
9 7 (10.14%) Server Administrator
9 7 (10.14%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) WSH
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (7.25%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (7.25%) Replication
4 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (66.67%) Windows
2 33 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 18 (26.09%) Windows 10
3 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.29%) Linux
5 5 (7.25%) Unix
6 4 (5.80%) CentOS
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (26.09%) Patch Management
3 16 (23.19%) Server Management
4 12 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (14.49%) ITIL
7 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.14%) Time Management
8 5 (7.25%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.25%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (7.25%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.25%) Release Management
8 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.25%) Storage Management
8 5 (7.25%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 18 (26.09%) VBScript
3 11 (15.94%) SQL
4 5 (7.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.04%) MCSE
3 7 (10.14%) MCSA
4 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (7.25%) CCNA
5 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (62.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
3 20 (28.99%) XenApp
4 9 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.45%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Backup Exec
2 5 (7.25%) Avamar
2 5 (7.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (7.25%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 2 (2.90%) vRealize
4 1 (1.45%) Ansible
4 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 32 (46.38%) Cisco
4 23 (33.33%) EMC
5 20 (28.99%) Citrix
6 19 (27.54%) NetApp
7 16 (23.19%) HP
8 14 (20.29%) Veeam
9 10 (14.49%) Mitel
10 7 (10.14%) Asigra
10 7 (10.14%) Dell
10 7 (10.14%) SonicWALL
11 5 (7.25%) Meraki
11 5 (7.25%) ServiceNow
12 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
14 1 (1.45%) WatchGuard