Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 97 125
Rank change year-on-year +21 +28 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 37 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.51% 1.96% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 19.37% 16.52% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 13
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +53.85% -39.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,000 £53,750 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.04% +5.56% -

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 191 230 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.95% 11.85% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 171 174 209
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +26.98% -21.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £58,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +6.67%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Colchester -10 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Brentwood +24 3 £50,000 -
Basildon -10 1 £67,500 +125.00%
Canvey Island - 1 £29,000 -
Loughton - 1 £60,000 - 1
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 34 (91.89%) VMware
2 32 (86.49%) Office 365
3 26 (70.27%) Windows
4 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
5 23 (62.16%) DNS
6 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
7 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (54.05%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (54.05%) SAN
9 19 (51.35%) Linux
9 19 (51.35%) Hyper-V
10 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
11 16 (43.24%) NAS
12 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
13 13 (35.14%) SonicWALL
13 13 (35.14%) Draytek
14 12 (32.43%) SCCM
15 11 (29.73%) NetApp
15 11 (29.73%) Virtual Machines
16 10 (27.03%) DHCP
16 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (24.32%) Cisco
18 8 (21.62%) Firewall
18 8 (21.62%) Mimecast
18 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
19 7 (18.92%) Finance
19 7 (18.92%) Internet
19 7 (18.92%) HP

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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) JBoss
3 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (86.49%) Office 365
2 17 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (21.62%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) DNS
2 20 (54.05%) SAN
3 16 (43.24%) NAS
4 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
5 10 (27.03%) DHCP
6 8 (21.62%) Firewall
7 7 (18.92%) Internet
7 7 (18.92%) LAN
7 7 (18.92%) WAN
8 6 (16.22%) Intranet
8 6 (16.22%) VPN
8 6 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.70%) ATM
9 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) NetApp Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (5.41%) IT Technician
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) APACS
3 1 (2.70%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.70%) EFT
3 1 (2.70%) EFTPOS
3 1 (2.70%) EMV
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
3 19 (51.35%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (16.22%) Patch Management
1 6 (16.22%) Software Deployment
2 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
3 4 (10.81%) DevOps
4 2 (5.41%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security Management
5 1 (2.70%) ISMS
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) ITSM
5 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.70%) Security Management
5 1 (2.70%) Server Building
5 1 (2.70%) Time Management
5 1 (2.70%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Novell Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (54.05%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (51.35%) Hyper-V
5 11 (29.73%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (13.51%) XenApp
7 1 (2.70%) vCloud
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) WSUS
3 5 (13.51%) Nagios
3 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.81%) ThinApp
5 3 (8.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) Draytek
3 13 (35.14%) SonicWALL
4 11 (29.73%) NetApp
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco
6 7 (18.92%) HP
7 6 (16.22%) SAP
7 6 (16.22%) SolarWinds
8 5 (13.51%) Citrix
8 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle
10 3 (8.11%) Symantec
11 1 (2.70%) Hortonworks
11 1 (2.70%) Sage
11 1 (2.70%) Sophos
11 1 (2.70%) TSYS
11 1 (2.70%) VeriFone
11 1 (2.70%) VocaLink
11 1 (2.70%) Wincor Nixdorf