The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 43 38 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 5.52% 5.13% 2.19%
As % of the System Software category 28.92% 34.48% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 8
Average salary £44,500 £46,500 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.30% -5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,450 £40,750 £41,850
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £49,850 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

System Software Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
83 58 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 19.08% 14.87% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 78 46 47
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £62,500 £49,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

vSphere
Salary Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Crawley region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Crawley

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Crawley

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (66.67%) Windows
3 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
3 32 (62.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (56.86%) Finance
6 20 (39.22%) DNS
6 20 (39.22%) Linux
7 18 (35.29%) DHCP
7 18 (35.29%) HP
7 18 (35.29%) IBM
7 18 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 18 (35.29%) Server Building
8 17 (33.33%) Apache Solr
8 17 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 17 (33.33%) UNIX
8 17 (33.33%) Back Office
8 17 (33.33%) Online Betting
8 17 (33.33%) PCI DSS
9 15 (29.41%) Citrix
10 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
10 14 (27.45%) Firewall
10 14 (27.45%) MySQL
10 14 (27.45%) Apache
10 14 (27.45%) BIG-IP
10 14 (27.45%) hybris
11 13 (25.49%) XenApp
11 13 (25.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 12 (23.53%) WSUS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 17 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 14 (27.45%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.92%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (3.92%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) DNS
2 18 (35.29%) DHCP
3 14 (27.45%) Firewall
3 14 (27.45%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.92%) SSL
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) SNMP
5 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (56.86%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Back Office
2 17 (33.33%) Online Betting
3 11 (21.57%) Publishing
4 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Analyst
1 29 (56.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 25 (49.02%) Senior Analyst
2 25 (49.02%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Administrator
4 10 (19.61%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (19.61%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (13.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (11.76%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Junior
8 3 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Desktop Support
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.96%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (39.22%) Linux
4 17 (33.33%) UNIX
5 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) Debian
8 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 18 (35.29%) Server Building
2 11 (21.57%) Patch Management
2 11 (21.57%) Server Patching
3 9 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL
6 1 (1.96%) Information Management
6 1 (1.96%) Security Patching
6 1 (1.96%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
1 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (62.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (25.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 13 (25.49%) XenApp
4 11 (21.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.92%) XenServer
5 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) WSUS
2 11 (21.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (21.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) WMI
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (35.29%) IBM
2 18 (35.29%) HP
3 15 (29.41%) Citrix
4 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
4 14 (27.45%) hybris
5 12 (23.53%) Symantec
6 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.92%) EMC
7 2 (3.92%) NetApp
7 2 (3.92%) Nimsoft
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco
8 1 (1.96%) Trend Micro