Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 89 99
Rank change year-on-year +23 +10 +39
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 22 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.48% 2.13% 1.90%
As % of the System Software category 13.50% 19.16% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 25
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +86.27%
10th Percentile £23,550 £26,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +19.44% +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 163 167 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.36% 11.14% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 126 152 138
Essex median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +14.65% +30.83%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £74,375 £68,625 £56,125
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,056 £40,500
% change year-on-year -2.29% +13.72% +1.25%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 - 4 £48,750 -
Brentwood +1 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Harlow - 3 £52,500 -
Colchester +24 1 £22,500 -57.14%
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 (95.45%) Active Directory
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (77.27%) Citrix
5 15 (68.18%) HP
5 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 15 (68.18%) SCCM
5 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
5 15 (68.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
6 13 (59.09%) 3PAR
6 13 (59.09%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (59.09%) ITIL
7 12 (54.55%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (54.55%) DNS
7 12 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (54.55%) Management Information System
7 12 (54.55%) Change Management
7 12 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (54.55%) XenDesktop
7 12 (54.55%) SCOM
7 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (54.55%) Brocade
7 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (54.55%) BitLocker
8 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (50.00%) Puppet
9 10 (45.45%) Customer Engagement

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:

Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Mimecast
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) DNS
1 12 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
2 12 (54.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) ITIL
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Change Management
4 10 (45.45%) Asset Management
4 10 (45.45%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 10 (45.45%) Service Management
4 10 (45.45%) Six Sigma
4 10 (45.45%) Technical Leadership
4 10 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
7 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (59.09%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (54.55%) BitLocker
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (54.55%) XenDesktop
5 4 (18.18%) XenApp
6 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) SCCM
2 12 (54.55%) SCOM
3 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (50.00%) Puppet
4 10 (45.45%) PowerCLI
5 3 (13.64%) Nagios
5 3 (13.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Citrix
3 15 (68.18%) HP
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (59.09%) 3PAR
5 12 (54.55%) Brocade
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) Meraki
7 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
8 2 (9.09%) Veeam