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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 38 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.73% 4.46% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 13.89% 25.81% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 3
Median salary £30,000 £62,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.00% +73.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 36 62 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 12.46% 17.27% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 34
Median salary £35,571 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.14% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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 26 June 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Statistics
3 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (50.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Supervisor
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds