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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 91 93 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 1.06% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 5.51% 6.54% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 13
Average salary £29,000 £48,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.89% +28.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £24,800 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £62,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
127 214 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.69% 16.26% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 88 155 208
Average salary £26,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.44% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 28 April 2016. 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 - 3 - -
Basildon - 2 £29,000 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (80.00%) MS Office
4 12 (80.00%) Thin Client
4 12 (80.00%) Fat Client
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (53.33%) ITIL
7 7 (46.67%) MCSE
7 7 (46.67%) MCSA
7 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
7 7 (46.67%) HP
7 7 (46.67%) Citrix
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (46.67%) Apple
7 7 (46.67%) Android
7 7 (46.67%) XenApp
7 7 (46.67%) XenDesktop
7 7 (46.67%) Veeam
8 6 (40.00%) Windows 8
8 6 (40.00%) Mobile Computing
8 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (40.00%) NAS
8 6 (40.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
8 6 (40.00%) AppSense
8 6 (40.00%) ITSM
8 6 (40.00%) Dell

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) GlassFish
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Office
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (13.33%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
1 6 (40.00%) NAS
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) FTP
5 1 (6.67%) IMAP
5 1 (6.67%) POP3
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Desktop Support
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Fat Client
1 12 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (40.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Android
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Debian
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 6 (40.00%) ITSM
3 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 5 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Korn
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) MCSA
1 7 (46.67%) MCSE
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) XenApp
2 7 (46.67%) XenDesktop
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) vCloud
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) SmoothWall
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Apple
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) Veeam
4 6 (40.00%) AppSense
4 6 (40.00%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) SaltStack
6 1 (6.67%) Acronis
6 1 (6.67%) AVG
6 1 (6.67%) Draytek
6 1 (6.67%) NETGEAR
6 1 (6.67%) Synology
6 1 (6.67%) Trend Micro
6 1 (6.67%) ZyXEL