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

VMware vSphere
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 108 134
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 21 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.49% 1.30% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 13.82% 15.76% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 15
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +41.67% -45.45%
10th Percentile £41,575 £31,100 £24,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £42,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -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 152 165 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.79% 8.27% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 136 115 238
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +38.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £23,752 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -

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 February 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 February 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 -2 5 £52,500 +13.51%
Brentwood +31 2 £50,000 -
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (76.19%) Office 365
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) SAN
5 11 (52.38%) NetApp
5 11 (52.38%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco
6 10 (47.62%) Windows
6 10 (47.62%) LAN
6 10 (47.62%) WAN
7 9 (42.86%) Software Deployment
7 9 (42.86%) SCCM
8 8 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (38.10%) DNS
8 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (33.33%) Firewall
9 7 (33.33%) DHCP
9 7 (33.33%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds
10 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
10 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
10 6 (28.57%) SAP
10 6 (28.57%) VPN
10 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (28.57%) Intranet
10 6 (28.57%) Internet
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 5 (23.81%) Driving Licence

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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (23.81%) JBoss
3 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 16 (76.19%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Mimecast
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) SAN
2 10 (47.62%) LAN
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 7 (33.33%) DHCP
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) Internet
5 6 (28.57%) Intranet
5 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (19.05%) NAS
7 1 (4.76%) ATM
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (19.05%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (19.05%) IT Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) APACS
3 1 (4.76%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) EFT
3 1 (4.76%) EFTPOS
3 1 (4.76%) EMV
3 1 (4.76%) EPoS
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) SUSE
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Software Deployment
2 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 3 (14.29%) Server Building
5 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Novell Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SANS
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (19.05%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 5 (23.81%) Nagios
2 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (19.05%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco CME
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.76%) ThinApp
4 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) NetApp
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco
5 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 6 (28.57%) SAP
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) HP
10 1 (4.76%) Elavon
10 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
10 1 (4.76%) McAfee
10 1 (4.76%) Sage
10 1 (4.76%) Sophos
10 1 (4.76%) Symantec
10 1 (4.76%) TSYS
10 1 (4.76%) VeriFone
10 1 (4.76%) VocaLink
10 1 (4.76%) WorldPay