The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 38 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.21% 2.94% 6.48%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 11.67% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 14
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
vSphere
London

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

System Software Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
51 60 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 20.65% 25.21% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 44 55 75
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,400 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

vSphere
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Croydon

vSphere
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) People Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
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