Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 98 128
Rank change year-on-year +36 +30 +6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 41 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.54% 1.15% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 22.65% 12.80% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 6
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £43,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +21.74% +7.81%
10th Percentile £21,250 £43,125 £31,438
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +21.88% -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 181 125 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.63% 8.99% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 120 106 107
Essex median annual salary £30,450 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.33% +8.43% +38.33%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,375 £30,500
90th Percentile £66,875 £57,125 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.85%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 - 18 £50,000 - 2
Harlow - 11 £52,500 - 2
Canvey Island - 1 £40,000 -
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 39 (95.12%) VMware
2 38 (92.68%) Windows
3 34 (82.93%) Citrix
4 33 (80.49%) Windows Server
5 27 (65.85%) Active Directory
6 26 (63.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (41.46%) XenDesktop
9 17 (41.46%) DNS
9 17 (41.46%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
10 16 (39.02%) SAN
10 16 (39.02%) XenApp
10 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (36.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (31.71%) 3PAR
12 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
12 13 (31.71%) NAS
12 13 (31.71%) ITIL
13 12 (29.27%) HP
13 12 (29.27%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (29.27%) Change Management
13 12 (29.27%) Management Information System
13 12 (29.27%) Brocade
13 12 (29.27%) SCCM
13 12 (29.27%) SCOM
13 12 (29.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (29.27%) BitLocker
13 12 (29.27%) Fibre Channel

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 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.63%) Office 365
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) DNS
2 16 (39.02%) SAN
3 13 (31.71%) NAS
4 12 (29.27%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (21.95%) Firewall
6 6 (14.63%) iSCSI
7 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (19.51%) Electronics
2 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 4 (9.76%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Data Centre Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) IT Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 12 (29.27%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 33 (80.49%) Windows Server
3 26 (63.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.20%) Linux
8 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (31.71%) ITIL
4 12 (29.27%) Change Management
5 11 (26.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (24.39%) Asset Management
6 10 (24.39%) Customer Engagement
6 10 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
6 10 (24.39%) Service Management
6 10 (24.39%) Six Sigma
6 10 (24.39%) Technical Leadership
6 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (19.51%) Line Management
8 4 (9.76%) High Availability
8 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (4.88%) Commercial Awareness
10 1 (2.44%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (65.85%) Active Directory
2 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (41.46%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (41.46%) XenDesktop
4 16 (39.02%) XenApp
5 12 (29.27%) BitLocker
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) SCCM
1 12 (29.27%) SCOM
2 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (26.83%) Puppet
3 10 (24.39%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) VMware
2 34 (82.93%) Citrix
3 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) 3PAR
5 12 (29.27%) Brocade
5 12 (29.27%) HP
6 11 (26.83%) Cisco
7 6 (14.63%) Veeam
8 5 (12.20%) Sage
9 4 (9.76%) Draytek
9 4 (9.76%) SonicWALL