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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 83 86 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 17 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.25% 0.79% 1.41%
As % of the System Software category 8.17% 5.17% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 8
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £32,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
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
208 174 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.29% 15.29% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 156 144 112
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 +9 3 £41,000 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (59.26%) IIS
5 14 (51.85%) Linux
6 13 (48.15%) ITIL
7 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
8 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
8 11 (40.74%) Perl
8 11 (40.74%) DNS
8 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
9 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
9 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
10 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
10 9 (33.33%) UNIX
10 9 (33.33%) JBoss
10 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
10 9 (33.33%) Oracle
10 9 (33.33%) IBM
10 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 9 (33.33%) Citrix
10 9 (33.33%) Puppet
10 9 (33.33%) F5
10 9 (33.33%) vCloud
10 9 (33.33%) OpenStack
10 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 9 (33.33%) IBM SmartCloud

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (59.26%) IIS
2 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
3 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 9 (33.33%) JBoss
3 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 9 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 9 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) DNS
2 9 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 7 (25.93%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) VLAN
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (7.41%) LAN
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Subversion
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) Support Technician
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Hedge funds
2 2 (7.41%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (51.85%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (7.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Perl
1 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
2 9 (33.33%) Korn
2 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) VCDX
3 2 (7.41%) NCDA
3 2 (7.41%) NCIE
3 2 (7.41%) VCAP
3 2 (7.41%) VTSP
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (33.33%) vCloud
4 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.41%) NFS
5 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (7.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
1 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) Legato
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
3 9 (33.33%) F5
3 9 (33.33%) SaltStack
3 9 (33.33%) IBM
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Symantec
6 3 (11.11%) NetApp
7 2 (7.41%) Veeam
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) CommVault
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) Websense