The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 41 60
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.25% 1.92% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% 17.14% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £37,500 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.27% +20.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 26 35 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 6.57% 11.22% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 53
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,022 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Leicester region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) HP
3 10 (71.43%) ITIL V3
4 9 (64.29%) CommVault
4 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
4 9 (64.29%) LAN
4 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) Back Office
4 9 (64.29%) SonicWALL
5 8 (57.14%) Supplier Management
5 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
6 6 (42.86%) Retail
7 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (35.71%) Wireless
7 5 (35.71%) MPLS
7 5 (35.71%) Dell
7 5 (35.71%) Motorola
7 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (35.71%) Windows
7 5 (35.71%) Capacity Management
7 5 (35.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
8 4 (28.57%) IaaS
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (28.57%) Symantec
8 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) MPLS
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
General
1 9 (64.29%) Back Office
2 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall Support
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Network Support
4 4 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 8 (57.14%) Supplier Management
4 5 (35.71%) Capacity Management
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) Escalation Management
7 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 2 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (7.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) CommVault
3 9 (64.29%) SonicWALL
4 5 (35.71%) Dell
4 5 (35.71%) Motorola
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Symantec
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp