Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 313 298
Rank change year-on-year -57 -15 +30
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1403 1988 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 1.04% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 6.64% 8.35% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 1770 2020
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,250 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.55% +4.62% -3.89%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 21127 23796 25454
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.64% 12.50% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17886 20315 21124
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
UK median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in England

vSphere
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in England.

Salary trend for vSphere in England

vSphere
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in England

vSphere
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the England region over the 6 months to 25 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
London -39 541 £50,000 -4.76% 24
North of England +5 272 £45,000 +8.43% 21
South East -91 259 £42,500 -10.53% 15
Yorkshire +24 156 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Midlands +18 139 £42,500 - 5
North West -8 111 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East of England -47 107 £45,000 - 3
South West -30 86 £42,500 +6.25% 10
West Midlands +3 70 £37,500 -16.67% 3
East Midlands +21 69 £42,500 +7.59% 2
North East +3 5 £26,250 -31.82% 3
vSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 1192 (84.96%) VMware
2 1091 (77.76%) Windows
3 819 (58.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 777 (55.38%) Active Directory
5 738 (52.60%) Windows Server
6 692 (49.32%) Microsoft
7 491 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 483 (34.43%) Linux
9 478 (34.07%) SAN
10 427 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 424 (30.22%) MS Exchange
12 409 (29.15%) Cisco
13 397 (28.30%) Firewall
14 359 (25.59%) Citrix
15 345 (24.59%) SQL
16 341 (24.31%) Office 365
17 337 (24.02%) ITIL
18 323 (23.02%) SQL Server
19 291 (20.74%) DNS
20 277 (19.74%) Hyper-V
21 266 (18.96%) HP
22 257 (18.32%) Amazon AWS
23 247 (17.61%) PowerShell
23 247 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
24 242 (17.25%) DHCP
25 240 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
26 233 (16.61%) NetApp
27 230 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
28 227 (16.18%) SCCM
29 193 (13.76%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 424 (30.22%) MS Exchange
2 230 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 155 (11.05%) IIS
4 131 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 131 (9.34%) SharePoint
5 130 (9.27%) OpenStack
6 109 (7.77%) CloudStack
7 97 (6.91%) Skype for Business
8 56 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 52 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 51 (3.64%) Apache
11 46 (3.28%) JBoss
12 33 (2.35%) WebSphere
13 32 (2.28%) WebLogic
14 21 (1.50%) Tomcat
15 19 (1.35%) SAS
16 16 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 14 (1.00%) IBM Notes
18 13 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 106 (7.56%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.43%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.071%) Eikon
2 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 341 (24.31%) Office 365
2 257 (18.32%) Amazon AWS
3 240 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (2.42%) PaaS
6 33 (2.35%) IaaS
7 29 (2.07%) SaaS
8 15 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (1.07%) OneDrive
9 14 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.43%) Dropbox
13 6 (0.43%) G Suite
13 6 (0.43%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 478 (34.07%) SAN
2 397 (28.30%) Firewall
3 291 (20.74%) DNS
4 242 (17.25%) DHCP
5 172 (12.26%) WAN
6 164 (11.69%) LAN
7 158 (11.26%) TCP/IP
8 115 (8.20%) iSCSI
9 113 (8.05%) VPN
10 107 (7.63%) NAS
11 83 (5.92%) Skype
12 80 (5.70%) Internet
13 72 (5.13%) Network Security
14 67 (4.78%) VoIP
15 65 (4.63%) VLAN
16 57 (4.06%) Wireless
17 48 (3.42%) NetScaler
18 44 (3.14%) Fibre Channel
19 33 (2.35%) MPLS
19 33 (2.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (23.02%) SQL Server
2 86 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 48 (3.42%) MySQL
5 46 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (0.78%) Redis
9 10 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (0.50%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.36%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.36%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.21%) OpenTSDB
15 2 (0.14%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 75 (5.35%) Jenkins
2 61 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 37 (2.64%) TeamCity
4 34 (2.42%) Subversion
5 17 (1.21%) MSI
5 17 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (0.86%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (0.71%) JUnit
8 10 (0.71%) SoapUI
9 8 (0.57%) Maven
10 7 (0.50%) AdminStudio
10 7 (0.50%) InstallShield
11 6 (0.43%) Ant
11 6 (0.43%) DbUnit
11 6 (0.43%) jMock
11 6 (0.43%) Mockito
11 6 (0.43%) SonarQube
11 6 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 187 (13.33%) Finance
2 54 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 35 (2.49%) Law
3 35 (2.49%) Manufacturing
4 26 (1.85%) Legal
5 23 (1.64%) Retail
6 18 (1.28%) Banking
7 15 (1.07%) Back Office
8 13 (0.93%) Military
9 12 (0.86%) Marketing
10 11 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.57%) Advertising
13 5 (0.36%) Electronics
13 5 (0.36%) Games
14 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.21%) Automotive
15 3 (0.21%) Billing
16 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 379 (27.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 177 (12.62%) Analyst
3 157 (11.19%) Support Engineer
4 138 (9.84%) VMware Engineer
5 131 (9.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 119 (8.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 115 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
8 102 (7.27%) IT Support
9 97 (6.91%) Administrator
10 94 (6.70%) Support Analyst
11 89 (6.34%) IT Engineer
12 85 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
13 84 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support
14 83 (5.92%) Infrastructure Support
14 83 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
15 77 (5.49%) Platform Engineer
16 75 (5.35%) Server Engineer
17 73 (5.20%) Architect
17 73 (5.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 71 (5.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (4.13%) .NET
2 40 (2.85%) Web Services
3 24 (1.71%) LAMP
4 18 (1.28%) SOAP
5 16 (1.14%) Middleware
6 15 (1.07%) Software Packaging
7 12 (0.86%) XML
8 11 (0.78%) REST
9 7 (0.50%) 802.1X
10 6 (0.43%) J2EE
10 6 (0.43%) PowerMock
10 6 (0.43%) RESTful
10 6 (0.43%) Spring
11 5 (0.36%) Velocity
12 4 (0.29%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.29%) Apache Camel
12 4 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.21%) jBPM
13 3 (0.21%) JSON
14 2 (0.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 169 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 75 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (4.78%) Clustering
4 61 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 56 (3.99%) Driving Licence
6 53 (3.78%) Replication
7 41 (2.92%) EMC VNX
8 29 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 29 (2.07%) PKI
9 23 (1.64%) HP Storage
10 21 (1.50%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.35%) Blackberry
12 18 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 17 (1.21%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
14 16 (1.14%) HP StoreVirtual
15 14 (1.00%) CESG
15 14 (1.00%) Fat Client
15 14 (1.00%) Thin Client
15 14 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1091 (77.76%) Windows
2 738 (52.60%) Windows Server
3 491 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 483 (34.43%) Linux
5 427 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 170 (12.12%) Unix
7 155 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 136 (9.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 136 (9.69%) Windows 10
9 128 (9.12%) Windows 7
10 65 (4.63%) CentOS
11 55 (3.92%) Windows 8
12 37 (2.64%) Ubuntu
13 28 (2.00%) Solaris
14 24 (1.71%) Windows XP
15 17 (1.21%) Mac OS X
16 16 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
17 14 (1.00%) Apple iOS
17 14 (1.00%) HPUX
18 13 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (24.02%) ITIL
2 185 (13.19%) DevOps
3 167 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (11.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 146 (10.41%) Configuration Management
6 136 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
7 114 (8.13%) Scrum
8 102 (7.27%) DSDM
9 96 (6.84%) Migration
10 90 (6.41%) RUP
11 75 (5.35%) Change Management
12 65 (4.63%) Service Management
13 62 (4.42%) Server Virtualisation
14 57 (4.06%) Mentoring
14 57 (4.06%) Project Management
15 55 (3.92%) Presales
16 53 (3.78%) Capacity Planning
17 49 (3.49%) High Availability
17 49 (3.49%) Time Management
18 46 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 345 (24.59%) SQL
2 247 (17.61%) PowerShell
3 170 (12.12%) Python
4 134 (9.55%) Ruby
5 122 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 118 (8.41%) Shell Script
7 61 (4.35%) Java
8 43 (3.06%) Perl
9 32 (2.28%) VBScript
10 26 (1.85%) Go
10 26 (1.85%) VB
11 21 (1.50%) C#
12 15 (1.07%) PHP
13 9 (0.64%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.57%) C
14 8 (0.57%) Groovy
15 6 (0.43%) JavaScript
16 5 (0.36%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.14%) AWK
17 2 (0.14%) sed
Qualifications
1 247 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 192 (13.68%) MCSE
3 177 (12.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 132 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
5 99 (7.06%) Security Cleared
6 95 (6.77%) CCNA
7 94 (6.70%) MCITP
8 86 (6.13%) MCSA
9 82 (5.84%) Degree
10 75 (5.35%) SC Cleared
11 44 (3.14%) MCP
12 39 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
13 35 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
14 31 (2.21%) CCA
14 31 (2.21%) CCNP
15 30 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 26 (1.85%) CISSP
16 26 (1.85%) DV Cleared
17 18 (1.28%) VCAP
18 17 (1.21%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.49%) SLA
2 43 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 39 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 19 (1.35%) QA
5 9 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.43%) PMO
7 5 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.21%) GDPR
9 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.14%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 819 (58.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 777 (55.38%) Active Directory
3 277 (19.74%) Hyper-V
4 193 (13.76%) VMware ESXi
5 183 (13.04%) XenApp
6 138 (9.84%) XenServer
7 111 (7.91%) Xen
8 100 (7.13%) XenDesktop
9 54 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
10 52 (3.71%) vCloud
11 46 (3.28%) Docker
12 33 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
13 28 (2.00%) Terminal Services
14 26 (1.85%) NFS
15 21 (1.50%) KVM
15 21 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
16 16 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
16 16 (1.14%) VMware Server
17 13 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 13 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 227 (16.18%) SCCM
2 177 (12.62%) Opscode Chef
3 166 (11.83%) Puppet
4 118 (8.41%) vCenter Server
5 104 (7.41%) SCOM
6 100 (7.13%) Tivoli
7 99 (7.06%) Ansible
8 97 (6.91%) Backup Exec
9 89 (6.34%) Cobbler
10 78 (5.56%) WSUS
11 43 (3.06%) Nagios
12 41 (2.92%) Terraform
13 32 (2.28%) vRealize
14 24 (1.71%) SCSM
15 23 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
16 22 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
17 21 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 17 (1.21%) PowerCLI
19 16 (1.14%) FortiGate
20 14 (1.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1192 (84.96%) VMware
2 692 (49.32%) Microsoft
3 409 (29.15%) Cisco
4 359 (25.59%) Citrix
5 266 (18.96%) HP
6 233 (16.61%) NetApp
7 159 (11.33%) Oracle
8 150 (10.69%) Veeam
9 149 (10.62%) Dell
10 139 (9.91%) Red Hat
11 119 (8.48%) EMC
12 101 (7.20%) EnterpriseDB
13 63 (4.49%) IBM
14 55 (3.92%) SonicWALL
15 44 (3.14%) Symantec
16 43 (3.06%) CheckPoint
17 40 (2.85%) CommVault
18 39 (2.78%) F5
19 36 (2.57%) Veritas
20 34 (2.42%) Dell Compellent
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Hebburn, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + 11k bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Company car or car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Hebburn, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £17,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Executive Resource Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 8% Pension
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City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
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Hampshire
Cloudscope
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London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 20% Bonus
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Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
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Talent Spa
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Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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