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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 320 304
Rank change year-on-year -19 -16  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 704 983 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 1.01% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 6.90% 8.12% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 609 861 943
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

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 10208 12107 13060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.45% 12.46% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8642 10289 10778
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 271 £50,000 -3.84% 25
South East -41 122 £45,000 - 20
Yorkshire +19 100 £47,500 +18.75% 6
North West -5 59 £45,000 +20.00% 7
East of England -20 52 £47,500 +5.55% 4
East Midlands +36 43 £42,500 +28.78% 5
West Midlands -4 28 £37,500 -9.63% 2
South West -34 28 £36,500 -8.75% 10
North East +8 1 £30,000 -22.07%
vSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1118 (84.38%) VMware
2 999 (75.40%) Windows
3 745 (56.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 714 (53.89%) Active Directory
5 705 (53.21%) Windows Server
6 676 (51.02%) Microsoft
7 497 (37.51%) Linux
8 475 (35.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 440 (33.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 409 (30.87%) Firewall
11 403 (30.42%) SAN
12 402 (30.34%) Cisco
13 401 (30.26%) MS Exchange
14 391 (29.51%) Citrix
15 358 (27.02%) ITIL
16 345 (26.04%) SQL
17 300 (22.64%) SQL Server
18 290 (21.89%) DNS
19 284 (21.43%) PowerShell
20 281 (21.21%) Hyper-V
21 269 (20.30%) Amazon AWS
22 250 (18.87%) HP
23 235 (17.74%) XenApp
24 234 (17.66%) SCCM
25 231 (17.43%) DHCP
26 224 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
26 224 (16.91%) Office 365
27 218 (16.45%) Data Centre
27 218 (16.45%) Exchange Server 2010
28 212 (16.00%) NetApp

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
1 401 (30.26%) MS Exchange
2 218 (16.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 150 (11.32%) OpenStack
4 144 (10.87%) IIS
5 142 (10.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 124 (9.36%) CloudStack
7 118 (8.91%) SharePoint
8 99 (7.47%) Skype for Business
9 55 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 49 (3.70%) WebSphere
11 48 (3.62%) JBoss
12 47 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 47 (3.55%) WebLogic
13 39 (2.94%) Apache
14 35 (2.64%) Tomcat
15 14 (1.06%) Alfresco
16 13 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (0.91%) SAS
18 8 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
18 8 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 115 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 269 (20.30%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (16.91%) Office 365
3 207 (15.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (4.53%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (2.64%) IaaS
6 28 (2.11%) PaaS
7 27 (2.04%) SaaS
8 18 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (1.28%) G Suite
10 13 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.75%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.68%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.60%) Heroku
14 6 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (0.45%) SoftLayer
15 5 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 409 (30.87%) Firewall
2 403 (30.42%) SAN
3 290 (21.89%) DNS
4 231 (17.43%) DHCP
5 137 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 127 (9.58%) LAN
7 122 (9.21%) WAN
8 102 (7.70%) iSCSI
9 85 (6.42%) Skype
10 84 (6.34%) VPN
11 83 (6.26%) NAS
12 73 (5.51%) NetScaler
13 67 (5.06%) VLAN
13 67 (5.06%) VoIP
14 57 (4.30%) Network Security
14 57 (4.30%) Wireless
15 55 (4.15%) Internet
16 41 (3.09%) Fibre Channel
17 39 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
18 31 (2.34%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 81 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 54 (4.08%) MySQL
5 39 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.75%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.60%) Redis
13 7 (0.53%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.45%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.38%) CouchDB
16 4 (0.30%) Big Data
16 4 (0.30%) Relational Database
17 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 82 (6.19%) Jenkins
2 54 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 49 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 33 (2.49%) Subversion
5 19 (1.43%) JUnit
6 17 (1.28%) Hudson
7 14 (1.06%) Vagrant
8 13 (0.98%) Maven
9 12 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (0.83%) Ant
10 11 (0.83%) JIRA
10 11 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (0.75%) DbUnit
11 10 (0.75%) jMock
11 10 (0.75%) Mockito
11 10 (0.75%) SonarQube
12 9 (0.68%) Artifactory
12 9 (0.68%) Automake
12 9 (0.68%) CMake
12 9 (0.68%) Grunt
General
1 162 (12.23%) Finance
2 78 (5.89%) Telecoms
3 30 (2.26%) Law
4 24 (1.81%) Banking
5 21 (1.58%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.13%) Marketing
6 15 (1.13%) Retail
7 14 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (0.98%) Legal
9 10 (0.75%) Advertising
9 10 (0.75%) Billing
10 9 (0.68%) Back Office
11 5 (0.38%) Electronics
12 4 (0.30%) Games
13 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.15%) Automotive
14 2 (0.15%) Publishing
15 1 (0.075%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.075%) Military
Job Titles
1 324 (24.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 170 (12.83%) Analyst
3 146 (11.02%) Support Engineer
4 133 (10.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 119 (8.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 112 (8.45%) VMware Engineer
7 100 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
8 90 (6.79%) Administrator
9 87 (6.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 81 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
11 76 (5.74%) Architect
11 76 (5.74%) Support Analyst
12 74 (5.58%) Systems Engineer
13 73 (5.51%) Platform Engineer
14 72 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
14 72 (5.43%) IT Engineer
15 71 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 69 (5.21%) Infrastructure Support
17 54 (4.08%) Server Engineer
18 53 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (6.34%) .NET
2 36 (2.72%) LAMP
3 32 (2.42%) Web Services
4 14 (1.06%) RESTful
5 13 (0.98%) Middleware
6 12 (0.91%) SOAP
7 11 (0.83%) REST
8 10 (0.75%) J2EE
8 10 (0.75%) PowerMock
8 10 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (0.75%) Spring
9 9 (0.68%) Software Packaging
9 9 (0.68%) Velocity
10 7 (0.53%) Flash
11 6 (0.45%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.45%) jBPM
12 5 (0.38%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.30%) 802.1X
14 3 (0.23%) Apache Camel
14 3 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 218 (16.45%) Data Centre
2 88 (6.64%) Clustering
3 71 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.68%) EMC VNX
5 52 (3.92%) PKI
6 46 (3.47%) Driving Licence
6 46 (3.47%) Replication
7 44 (3.32%) Management Information System
8 32 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 30 (2.26%) Blackberry
10 26 (1.96%) Computer Science
11 24 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
12 21 (1.58%) HP Storage
13 19 (1.43%) Fat Client
13 19 (1.43%) Thin Client
14 18 (1.36%) iPhone
14 18 (1.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 17 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
16 15 (1.13%) HP StoreVirtual
16 15 (1.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 999 (75.40%) Windows
2 705 (53.21%) Windows Server
3 497 (37.51%) Linux
4 475 (35.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 440 (33.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 183 (13.81%) Unix
7 168 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 136 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 97 (7.32%) Windows 7
10 80 (6.04%) Windows 10
11 53 (4.00%) CentOS
12 40 (3.02%) Windows 8
13 37 (2.79%) Ubuntu
14 34 (2.57%) Solaris
15 28 (2.11%) Mac OS X
16 26 (1.96%) Debian
17 21 (1.58%) Data ONTAP
18 19 (1.43%) SUSE
19 18 (1.36%) Windows 2000
19 18 (1.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (27.02%) ITIL
2 190 (14.34%) DevOps
3 165 (12.45%) Configuration Management
4 163 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (11.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 147 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
7 128 (9.66%) Scrum
8 115 (8.68%) DSDM
9 97 (7.32%) Migration
10 90 (6.79%) RUP
11 64 (4.83%) Mentoring
12 60 (4.53%) Change Management
12 60 (4.53%) Service Management
13 55 (4.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 53 (4.00%) Service Delivery
15 52 (3.92%) Presales
15 52 (3.92%) Problem Management
16 46 (3.47%) Server Virtualisation
17 45 (3.40%) Change Control
18 44 (3.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 345 (26.04%) SQL
2 284 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 181 (13.66%) Python
4 148 (11.17%) Ruby
5 133 (10.04%) Shell Script
6 129 (9.74%) Bash Shell
7 55 (4.15%) Java
8 46 (3.47%) Perl
9 39 (2.94%) VB
10 32 (2.42%) VBScript
11 24 (1.81%) C#
12 20 (1.51%) PHP
13 16 (1.21%) Go
14 13 (0.98%) C
15 8 (0.60%) JavaScript
16 7 (0.53%) C++
17 6 (0.45%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.30%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.15%) AWK
19 2 (0.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 224 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 187 (14.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 172 (12.98%) MCSE
4 113 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
5 105 (7.92%) Security Cleared
6 100 (7.55%) CCNA
7 91 (6.87%) Degree
8 88 (6.64%) MCSA
9 82 (6.19%) SC Cleared
10 71 (5.36%) MCITP
11 46 (3.47%) MCP
12 39 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
13 37 (2.79%) CCA
14 31 (2.34%) VCP5
15 22 (1.66%) CCNP
15 22 (1.66%) VCP6
16 21 (1.58%) DV Cleared
16 21 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 19 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
18 17 (1.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (8.23%) SLA
2 32 (2.42%) QA
3 30 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.98%) PMO
6 6 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 745 (56.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 714 (53.89%) Active Directory
3 281 (21.21%) Hyper-V
4 235 (17.74%) XenApp
5 158 (11.92%) XenServer
6 138 (10.42%) XenDesktop
7 131 (9.89%) Xen
8 104 (7.85%) VMware ESXi
9 98 (7.40%) vCloud
10 84 (6.34%) VMware ESX
11 53 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
12 36 (2.72%) Virtual Servers
13 34 (2.57%) Docker
14 32 (2.42%) Forefront TMG
15 26 (1.96%) Terminal Services
16 24 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 22 (1.66%) VMware Server
18 21 (1.58%) NFS
19 20 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
20 19 (1.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 234 (17.66%) SCCM
2 206 (15.55%) Puppet
3 193 (14.57%) Opscode Chef
4 131 (9.89%) SCOM
5 108 (8.15%) Ansible
5 108 (8.15%) vCenter Server
6 97 (7.32%) Tivoli
7 90 (6.79%) Cobbler
8 66 (4.98%) WSUS
9 64 (4.83%) Backup Exec
10 42 (3.17%) Nagios
11 37 (2.79%) Microsoft Clustering
12 33 (2.49%) vMotion
12 33 (2.49%) vRealize
13 26 (1.96%) NetBackup
14 24 (1.81%) Terraform
15 22 (1.66%) SCSM
16 20 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
17 19 (1.43%) Simpana
18 18 (1.36%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 1118 (84.38%) VMware
2 676 (51.02%) Microsoft
3 402 (30.34%) Cisco
4 391 (29.51%) Citrix
5 250 (18.87%) HP
6 212 (16.00%) NetApp
7 169 (12.75%) Oracle
8 140 (10.57%) Red Hat
9 138 (10.42%) EMC
10 125 (9.43%) Dell
11 117 (8.83%) Veeam
12 113 (8.53%) EnterpriseDB
13 56 (4.23%) CommVault
14 55 (4.15%) CheckPoint
15 53 (4.00%) SonicWALL
16 43 (3.25%) Veritas
17 42 (3.17%) Juniper
18 38 (2.87%) Symantec
19 36 (2.72%) IBM
20 34 (2.57%) Dell Compellent
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits + OnCall
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,500 per annum Company pension,Travel expenses,Laptop/Mobile,Free w
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + on call
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
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Salary: £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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