The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 83 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.36% 0.88% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 15.31% 7.24% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 7
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
98 152 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 8.88% 12.18% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78 92 225
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £27,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +4 12 £53,750 +34.37%
Brentwood +5 2 - -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (66.67%) Linux
4 15 (62.50%) JBoss
4 15 (62.50%) Windows
5 13 (54.17%) Java
5 13 (54.17%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (41.67%) Perl
7 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
7 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (37.50%) NAS
8 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 9 (37.50%) NetApp
8 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 8 (33.33%) Thin Client
9 8 (33.33%) MS Office
9 8 (33.33%) Office 365
9 8 (33.33%) Fat Client
10 7 (29.17%) Android
10 7 (29.17%) XenApp
10 7 (29.17%) XenDesktop
10 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
10 7 (29.17%) HP
10 7 (29.17%) Citrix
10 7 (29.17%) Apple
11 6 (25.00%) SAN
11 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
11 6 (25.00%) AppSense

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (62.50%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Office 365
2 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.33%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) NAS
2 6 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) FTP
5 1 (4.17%) IMAP
5 1 (4.17%) POP3
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Automotive
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Desktop Support
1 7 (29.17%) Server Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Storage Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Support
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 8 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 7 (29.17%) Android
6 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (20.83%) Ubuntu
8 2 (8.33%) Unix
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.17%) Debian
9 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 6 (25.00%) ITSM
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.17%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) Korn
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MCSA
1 3 (12.50%) MCSE
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (54.17%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) XenApp
4 7 (29.17%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (8.33%) vCloud
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) SmoothWall
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 9 (37.50%) NetApp
5 7 (29.17%) Apple
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) HP
6 6 (25.00%) AppSense
6 6 (25.00%) Dell
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Veeam
8 2 (8.33%) F5
8 2 (8.33%) IBM
8 2 (8.33%) SaltStack
9 1 (4.17%) Acronis
9 1 (4.17%) Avaya
9 1 (4.17%) AVG
9 1 (4.17%) Sage
9 1 (4.17%) Toshiba
9 1 (4.17%) Veritas