The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 28 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.50% 2.11% 2.94%
As % of the System Software category 14.49% 23.08% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
System Software Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
69 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.08% 9.15% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 61 13 15
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,300 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware Infrastructure
Essex

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Colchester region.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in Colchester

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (80.00%) Citrix
4 11 (73.33%) DHCP
4 11 (73.33%) DNS
5 10 (66.67%) CCNP
5 10 (66.67%) Linux
5 10 (66.67%) Thin Client
5 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 10 (66.67%) OSPF
5 10 (66.67%) BGP
5 10 (66.67%) Fat Client
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (53.33%) Blue Coat
6 8 (53.33%) CCSE
6 8 (53.33%) BIG-IP
6 8 (53.33%) Network Security
6 8 (53.33%) Infoblox
6 8 (53.33%) Imperva
6 8 (53.33%) F5
6 8 (53.33%) NetScreen
6 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
6 8 (53.33%) DMVPN
6 8 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) DHCP
2 11 (73.33%) DNS
3 10 (66.67%) OSPF
3 10 (66.67%) BGP
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (53.33%) BIG-IP
4 8 (53.33%) Network Security
4 8 (53.33%) NetScreen
4 8 (53.33%) DMVPN
4 8 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) NAS
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 8 (53.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 8 (53.33%) Security Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 10 (66.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) CCSE
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) MCP
4 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) MCSA
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 12 (80.00%) Citrix
4 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (53.33%) Blue Coat
5 8 (53.33%) Infoblox
5 8 (53.33%) Imperva
5 8 (53.33%) F5
6 3 (20.00%) Kaspersky
6 3 (20.00%) LANDesk
6 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 2 (13.33%) Symantec