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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 72 93
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 20 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.09% 1.62% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 14.93% 15.38% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 3
Median salary £46,250 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.90% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 134 104 157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 14.03% 10.53% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 122 76 95
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,300 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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
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 25 June 2017. 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 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 +9 20 £46,250 -13.95%
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 35 (77.78%) VMware
2 29 (64.44%) Linux
3 28 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (48.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
6 18 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 18 (40.00%) Office 365
7 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
7 17 (37.78%) Windows
7 17 (37.78%) NetApp
8 16 (35.56%) Perl
8 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
9 13 (28.89%) NAS
9 13 (28.89%) JBoss
9 13 (28.89%) Java
10 11 (24.44%) SCCM
10 11 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (22.22%) SoapUI
11 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (22.22%) Validation
11 10 (22.22%) E-Commerce
11 10 (22.22%) Apache
11 10 (22.22%) SQL
11 10 (22.22%) IIS
11 10 (22.22%) SOAP
11 10 (22.22%) XML
12 9 (20.00%) Splunk
12 9 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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 13 (28.89%) JBoss
2 10 (22.22%) Apache
2 10 (22.22%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) Office 365
2 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) NAS
2 8 (17.78%) SAN
3 5 (11.11%) Internet
3 5 (11.11%) VLAN
3 5 (11.11%) Wireless
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) VMware Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Storage Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 10 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 9 (20.00%) Administrator
5 9 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (15.56%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce Support
6 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 5 (11.11%) ICT Technician
8 5 (11.11%) Web Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) Web Applications Support
8 5 (11.11%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) SOAP
1 10 (22.22%) XML
2 7 (15.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.56%) Fat Client
2 7 (15.56%) Thin Client
3 4 (8.89%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Linux
2 22 (48.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (37.78%) Windows
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.11%) Unix
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.22%) Android
9 1 (2.22%) CentOS
9 1 (2.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 10 (22.22%) Validation
2 9 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.11%) Email Filtering
5 5 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.44%) DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
7 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (2.22%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Perl
2 13 (28.89%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) DBS Check
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) SCCM
2 8 (17.78%) Nagios
2 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 6 (13.33%) SCOM
4 5 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 17 (37.78%) NetApp
5 9 (20.00%) Dynatrace
5 9 (20.00%) Splunk
6 8 (17.78%) Hortonworks
7 7 (15.56%) Citrix
8 6 (13.33%) Apple
8 6 (13.33%) Symantec
9 4 (8.89%) Cisco
9 4 (8.89%) Veeam
10 3 (6.67%) Oracle
11 2 (4.44%) F5
12 1 (2.22%) AppSense
12 1 (2.22%) Dell
12 1 (2.22%) HP