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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 32 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.93% 1.02% 5.57%
As % of the System Software category 23.26% 5.36% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 22
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £46,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
43 56 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 21.18% 19.11% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 65
Average salary £27,750 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.91% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Croydon

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (83.33%) WAN
4 9 (75.00%) Internet
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) Adobe
5 8 (66.67%) Dell
5 8 (66.67%) Apple
5 8 (66.67%) ITIL
5 8 (66.67%) CRM
5 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
5 8 (66.67%) Email Marketing
5 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
5 8 (66.67%) MPLS
5 8 (66.67%) Firewall
5 8 (66.67%) CentOS
5 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (66.67%) Linux
5 8 (66.67%) Lync
5 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (66.67%) IIS
5 8 (66.67%) Back Office
5 8 (66.67%) Marketing
5 8 (66.67%) SaaS
5 8 (66.67%) Office 365

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (66.67%) Lync
2 8 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) SaaS
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Internet
3 8 (66.67%) MPLS
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) PBX
4 4 (33.33%) PABX
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 8 (66.67%) Back Office
1 8 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) CentOS
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) CRM
1 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 8 (66.67%) Email Marketing
1 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (91.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Adobe
3 8 (66.67%) Dell
3 8 (66.67%) Apple
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Meraki
5 4 (33.33%) Avaya
6 2 (16.67%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) McAfee