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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 85 84 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% 0.84% 3.02%
As % of the System Software category 7.97% 4.33% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 26
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -48.80%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
138 231 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.56% 19.33% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 87 202 162
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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
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 31 July 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
Brentwood -16 2 £37,500 +17.18%
Colchester - 2 £40,000 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Windows
3 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (66.67%) Linux
5 15 (62.50%) JBoss
5 15 (62.50%) Oracle
5 15 (62.50%) DNS
6 14 (58.33%) PowerShell
7 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
8 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
8 11 (45.83%) Puppet
8 11 (45.83%) F5
8 11 (45.83%) vCloud
8 11 (45.83%) OpenStack
8 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
8 11 (45.83%) IBM SmartCloud
8 11 (45.83%) Ansible
8 11 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (45.83%) SaltStack
8 11 (45.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (45.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (45.83%) GlassFish
8 11 (45.83%) Subversion
8 11 (45.83%) BIG-IP
8 11 (45.83%) Load Balancing
8 11 (45.83%) Korn
8 11 (45.83%) WebSphere

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (62.50%) JBoss
2 11 (45.83%) Tomcat
2 11 (45.83%) WebLogic
2 11 (45.83%) IIS
2 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
2 11 (45.83%) GlassFish
2 11 (45.83%) OpenStack
3 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (45.83%) IBM SmartCloud
1 11 (45.83%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) DNS
2 11 (45.83%) BIG-IP
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Subversion
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (45.83%) UNIX
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
1 11 (45.83%) Load Balancing
1 11 (45.83%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (41.67%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
2 11 (45.83%) Perl
2 11 (45.83%) Korn
3 3 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) vCloud
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
1 11 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (45.83%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) Nagios
3 3 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (12.50%) WSUS
3 3 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) Oracle
3 11 (45.83%) IBM
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
3 11 (45.83%) F5
3 11 (45.83%) SaltStack
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) NetApp
6 4 (16.67%) Symantec
7 3 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) Veeam
7 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.17%) Apple
8 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
8 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco