Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 122 130
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 17 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.22% 0.85% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 13.71% 10.98% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 15
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.33% +34.38% -27.27%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,625 £31,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £42,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 124 164 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.87% 7.72% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 107 121 199
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +31.75% -17.65%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,050 £55,000 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +9.09% +2.67%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +16 12 £47,500 -13.64% 1
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) SAN
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) IIS
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Apache
3 7 (41.18%) Office 365
4 6 (35.29%) Validation
4 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (35.29%) NAS
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
4 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (35.29%) JBoss
4 6 (35.29%) SOAP
4 6 (35.29%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 6 (35.29%) NetApp
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Splunk
5 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) Dynatrace
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory

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 7 (41.18%) Apache
1 7 (41.18%) IIS
2 6 (35.29%) JBoss
3 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) NAS
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Applications Support
2 6 (35.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce Support
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Web Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Web Applications Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Web Applications Support
3 4 (23.53%) Web Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Server Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) SOAP
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
1 6 (35.29%) Validation
2 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Server Building
4 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Security Hardening
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
5 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) CISM
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SANS
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (17.65%) XenApp
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CME
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.88%) vRealize
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) NetApp
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 5 (29.41%) Dynatrace
4 5 (29.41%) Splunk
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec