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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 34 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.33% 0.84% 3.13%
As % of the System Software category 10.81% 5.56% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £57,500 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
37 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 21.51% 15.06% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 44
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Croydon

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) vCloud
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) AS400
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) HP