Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 94 118
Rank change year-on-year +34 +24 +10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 46 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.36% 1.92% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 22.77% 15.91% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 13
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% -4.55% +37.50%
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 202 220 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.77% 12.09% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 156 183 150
Essex median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,850 £19,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,625
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 - 12 £50,000 - 1
Canvey Island - 2 £34,500 -
Harlow - 2 - - 1
Loughton - 1 £60,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £52,500 -
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 44 (95.65%) Windows
2 42 (91.30%) VMware
3 39 (84.78%) Windows Server
4 36 (78.26%) Active Directory
5 31 (67.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 30 (65.22%) SAN
7 29 (63.04%) DNS
7 29 (63.04%) Office 365
8 28 (60.87%) NAS
9 26 (56.52%) Hyper-V
10 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
10 25 (54.35%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (50.00%) TCP/IP
11 23 (50.00%) Linux
12 21 (45.65%) SonicWALL
12 21 (45.65%) Draytek
13 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (34.78%) Citrix
15 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
16 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (26.09%) XenApp
17 12 (26.09%) SQL
18 11 (23.91%) Cisco
19 10 (21.74%) Firewall
20 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
20 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
21 8 (17.39%) SCCM
22 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development

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 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 29 (63.04%) Office 365
2 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) SAN
2 29 (63.04%) DNS
3 28 (60.87%) NAS
4 23 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (21.74%) Firewall
6 6 (13.04%) iSCSI
7 5 (10.87%) DHCP
8 2 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (4.35%) Internet
8 2 (4.35%) LAN
8 2 (4.35%) WAN
9 1 (2.17%) Intranet
9 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.17%) VPN
9 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Back Office
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (10.87%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (10.87%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (4.35%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.35%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.17%) 1st Line Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.87%) Replication
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (95.65%) Windows
2 39 (84.78%) Windows Server
3 23 (50.00%) Linux
4 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
6 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) High Availability
3 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.70%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) Line Management
6 2 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.17%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (2.17%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 26 (56.52%) Hyper-V
3 25 (54.35%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (26.09%) XenApp
6 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.35%) BitLocker
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.17%) vCloud
8 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) WSUS
3 3 (6.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (6.52%) ThinApp
4 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.35%) PowerCLI
4 2 (4.35%) Puppet
4 2 (4.35%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (91.30%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Draytek
2 21 (45.65%) SonicWALL
3 16 (34.78%) Citrix
4 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (23.91%) Cisco
6 7 (15.22%) HP
7 6 (13.04%) Veeam
8 3 (6.52%) Symantec
9 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.35%) Brocade
10 1 (2.17%) NetApp
10 1 (2.17%) Okta
10 1 (2.17%) Sage
10 1 (2.17%) SAP
10 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.17%) Sophos