The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 28 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.66% 2.07% 1.44%
As % of the System Software category 3.03% 18.75% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £72,500 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.63% +15.15%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
vSphere
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

System Software Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 21.85% 11.03% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 9
Average salary £33,750 £46,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.02% +49.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,300 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015, 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (25.00%) Websense
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
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%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Websense
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft