The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 16 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.48% 1.94% -
As % of the System Software category 30.56% 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £48,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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 Gatwick region.

System Software Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
36 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 34.29% 4.85% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 16
Average salary £35,000 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.83% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £41,200 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

vSphere
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Gatwick

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) XenApp
3 8 (61.54%) SAN
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Juniper
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) Capacity Management
4 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (46.15%) Supplier Management
4 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) XHTML
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) NetBackup

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (46.15%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Operations Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Operations Support Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Support Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XHTML
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Capacity Management
2 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (46.15%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) PHP
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
1 9 (69.23%) XenApp
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
4 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) HP