The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 18 40
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 7.95% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category - 73.68% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 2
Average salary - £63,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +96.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
System Software Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 30.48% 10.80% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56 18 20
Average salary £46,500 £62,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.60% +92.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Essex

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Colchester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing vSphere 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 vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Law
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec