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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 75 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 21 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.66% 1.12% 1.71%
As % of the System Software category 10.50% 5.77% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 14
Average salary £53,750 £46,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.59% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
200 208 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.82% 19.33% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 143 176 178
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Loughton - 1 £32,500 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (86.84%) Windows
3 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
5 21 (55.26%) DNS
6 20 (52.63%) Linux
7 19 (50.00%) IIS
8 17 (44.74%) Oracle
8 17 (44.74%) JBoss
8 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (44.74%) Hyper-V
9 16 (42.11%) UNIX
10 15 (39.47%) Perl
10 15 (39.47%) ITIL
10 15 (39.47%) IBM
10 15 (39.47%) Tomcat
10 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
10 15 (39.47%) WebLogic
10 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
10 15 (39.47%) Subversion
10 15 (39.47%) BIG-IP
10 15 (39.47%) Korn
10 15 (39.47%) WebSphere
10 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
10 15 (39.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
10 15 (39.47%) GlassFish
10 15 (39.47%) Load Balancing
10 15 (39.47%) Bash Shell
10 15 (39.47%) Puppet

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 19 (50.00%) IIS
2 17 (44.74%) JBoss
3 15 (39.47%) Tomcat
3 15 (39.47%) WebSphere
3 15 (39.47%) GlassFish
3 15 (39.47%) OpenStack
3 15 (39.47%) WebLogic
4 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
5 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) DNS
2 15 (39.47%) BIG-IP
3 9 (23.68%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
1 15 (39.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Subversion
1 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (39.47%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (34.21%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (23.68%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) VMware Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.16%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Linux
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (42.11%) UNIX
5 15 (39.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
1 15 (39.47%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management
3 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Perl
1 15 (39.47%) Korn
1 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
1 15 (39.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) VCP4
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 17 (44.74%) Hyper-V
4 15 (39.47%) vCloud
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.63%) XenApp
7 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Puppet
1 15 (39.47%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (39.47%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Nagios
2 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Oracle
3 15 (39.47%) IBM
3 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
3 15 (39.47%) F5
3 15 (39.47%) SaltStack
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco
6 6 (15.79%) HP
6 6 (15.79%) Veeam
7 4 (10.53%) Citrix
8 3 (7.89%) NetApp
9 2 (5.26%) Symantec
10 1 (2.63%) Websense
10 1 (2.63%) EMC