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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 11 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.77% 1.90% 2.13%
As % of the System Software category 47.06% 40.00% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -2.94%
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
17 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 16.50% 4.76% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 10
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £63,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 13 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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%) MySQL
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 13 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 13 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 13 (100.00%) hybris
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (100.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (76.92%) Administrator
2 10 (76.92%) UNIX Administrator
2 10 (76.92%) UNIX Engineer
2 10 (76.92%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) hybris