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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 37 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.04% 1.56% 2.06%
As % of the System Software category 4.65% 14.29% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £40,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £45,000 £43,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,350 £62,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 22.40% 10.94% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 29
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £73,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Dell
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) Back Office
4 9 (69.23%) Apple
4 9 (69.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (69.23%) Internet
4 9 (69.23%) MPLS
4 9 (69.23%) CRM
4 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
4 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 9 (69.23%) IIS
4 9 (69.23%) Adobe
4 9 (69.23%) ITIL
4 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 9 (69.23%) ZABBIX
4 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
4 9 (69.23%) Data Protection
4 9 (69.23%) CentOS
4 9 (69.23%) Marketing
4 9 (69.23%) Email Marketing
4 9 (69.23%) SaaS
4 9 (69.23%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (69.23%) Lync
4 9 (69.23%) Office 365

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (69.23%) IIS
2 9 (69.23%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) SaaS
1 9 (69.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Internet
2 9 (69.23%) MPLS
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) PABX
4 4 (30.77%) PBX
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
General
1 9 (69.23%) Back Office
1 9 (69.23%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Supervisor
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
2 9 (69.23%) CentOS
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) CRM
1 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) Data Protection
1 9 (69.23%) Email Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) R
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSA
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) VCP5
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Dell
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Apple
3 9 (69.23%) Adobe
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Meraki
5 4 (30.77%) Avaya
6 3 (23.08%) Brocade
7 1 (7.69%) EMC
7 1 (7.69%) Veeam
7 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL