The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 91 99 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -45
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.79% 0.42% 3.18%
As % of the System Software category 5.71% 2.68% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 24
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £42,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
East of England

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

System Software Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
175 224 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 13.88% 15.50% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 115 199 141
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

vSphere
Salary Trend in Essex

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Essex

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Essex

vSphere
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 2 £40,000 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (82.76%) Windows
3 21 (72.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (58.62%) Linux
4 17 (58.62%) DNS
5 16 (55.17%) JBoss
5 16 (55.17%) Oracle
6 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
7 13 (44.83%) UNIX
7 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
8 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
8 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
8 12 (41.38%) GlassFish
8 12 (41.38%) Subversion
8 12 (41.38%) BIG-IP
8 12 (41.38%) Korn
8 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
8 12 (41.38%) Load Balancing
8 12 (41.38%) ITIL
8 12 (41.38%) Perl
8 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
8 12 (41.38%) IIS
8 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
8 12 (41.38%) IBM
8 12 (41.38%) Red Hat
8 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
8 12 (41.38%) Puppet

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 16 (55.17%) JBoss
2 12 (41.38%) GlassFish
2 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
2 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
2 12 (41.38%) IIS
2 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
2 12 (41.38%) OpenStack
3 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (41.38%) IBM SmartCloud
1 12 (41.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (17.24%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) DNS
2 12 (41.38%) BIG-IP
3 5 (17.24%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.45%) OSPF
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
1 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
1 12 (41.38%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Automation Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 13 (44.83%) UNIX
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Load Balancing
1 12 (41.38%) ITIL
1 12 (41.38%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (31.03%) DevOps
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
3 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
1 12 (41.38%) Korn
1 12 (41.38%) Perl
1 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
4 12 (41.38%) vCloud
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Puppet
1 12 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (41.38%) Ansible
2 4 (13.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Oracle
3 12 (41.38%) IBM
3 12 (41.38%) Red Hat
3 12 (41.38%) F5
3 12 (41.38%) SaltStack
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.69%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) Veeam
6 4 (13.79%) NetApp
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.45%) Fujitsu