Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 101 118
Rank change year-on-year +45 +17 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 43 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.39% 1.61% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 22.28% 14.45% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 15
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% - +31.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £40,500 £43,000
90th Percentile £57,750 £53,750 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 193 173 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.23% 11.14% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 136 154 128
Essex median annual salary £34,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.44% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £20,125 £24,325 £20,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £54,125
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +9.09%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Essex

vSphere
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Essex.

Salary trend for vSphere in Essex

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Essex over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere 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 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 15 £50,000 -
Harlow - 8 - -
Loughton - 1 £60,000 -
Canvey Island - 1 £40,000 -
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 42 (97.67%) Windows
2 41 (95.35%) VMware
3 38 (88.37%) Windows Server
4 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
5 27 (62.79%) Citrix
6 23 (53.49%) DNS
7 22 (51.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (48.84%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (46.51%) SAN
10 19 (44.19%) NAS
11 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (34.88%) Office 365
12 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
13 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
13 14 (32.56%) Linux
13 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
13 14 (32.56%) XenApp
13 14 (32.56%) XenDesktop
13 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (27.91%) SonicWALL
15 12 (27.91%) Draytek
16 9 (20.93%) SCCM
16 9 (20.93%) ITIL
16 9 (20.93%) HP
17 8 (18.60%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (18.60%) Six Sigma

vSphere
Co-occurring 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 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) Office 365
2 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) DNS
2 20 (46.51%) SAN
3 19 (44.19%) NAS
4 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
5 8 (18.60%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (18.60%) Firewall
6 6 (13.95%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.65%) DHCP
8 1 (2.33%) LAN
8 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (18.60%) Electronics
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Data Centre Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (11.63%) IT Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) IT Support
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
1 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (97.67%) Windows
2 38 (88.37%) Windows Server
3 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (32.56%) Linux
6 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
6 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.93%) ITIL
4 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
4 8 (18.60%) Change Management
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (18.60%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (18.60%) Line Management
4 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
4 8 (18.60%) Service Management
4 8 (18.60%) Six Sigma
4 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (11.63%) High Availability
5 5 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.33%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (18.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
2 21 (48.84%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
4 14 (32.56%) XenApp
4 14 (32.56%) XenDesktop
5 8 (18.60%) BitLocker
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
2 8 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (18.60%) PowerCLI
2 8 (18.60%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.33%) ThinApp
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) VMware
2 27 (62.79%) Citrix
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) Draytek
4 12 (27.91%) SonicWALL
5 9 (20.93%) HP
6 8 (18.60%) 3PAR
6 8 (18.60%) Brocade
6 8 (18.60%) Cisco
7 5 (11.63%) Sage
7 5 (11.63%) Veeam
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec