The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 70 57 79
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.28% 1.05% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 4.00% 8.05% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Median salary £37,500 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.27% +20.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -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 Leicestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 50 87 94
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 7.00% 13.00% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38 69 77
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Leicestershire

vSphere
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Leicester -12 1 £37,500 -48.27%
Loughborough - 1 £37,500 -
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) HP
3 14 (73.68%) ITIL
4 10 (52.63%) LAN
4 10 (52.63%) WAN
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) ITIL V3
5 9 (47.37%) SonicWALL
5 9 (47.37%) Back Office
5 9 (47.37%) CommVault
5 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
6 8 (42.11%) Supplier Management
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 7 (36.84%) Capacity Management
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) NetApp
8 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
8 6 (31.58%) Wireless
8 6 (31.58%) Retail
9 5 (26.32%) SCCM
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (26.32%) IaaS
9 5 (26.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (26.32%) SAN
9 5 (26.32%) Motorola
9 5 (26.32%) Dell

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) IaaS
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
1 10 (52.63%) LAN
1 10 (52.63%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) Wireless
3 5 (26.32%) MPLS
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Back Office
2 6 (31.58%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Support
2 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall Support
5 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Network Support
5 4 (21.05%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL V3
3 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 8 (42.11%) Supplier Management
4 7 (36.84%) Capacity Management
5 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Coaching
8 1 (5.26%) Escalation Management
8 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (5.26%) Time Management
8 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCSE
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) MCITP
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) HP
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
4 9 (47.37%) CommVault
4 9 (47.37%) SonicWALL
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) NetApp
7 5 (26.32%) Dell
7 5 (26.32%) Motorola
8 4 (21.05%) Symantec
9 1 (5.26%) EMC
9 1 (5.26%) Veeam