The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 40 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.05% 1.78% 4.20%
As % of the System Software category 24.14% 11.54% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 18
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

System Software Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 52 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.50% 15.38% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 56
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £37,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

vSphere
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Middlesex

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Middlesex

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) SAN
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) Games
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) Online Games
7 4 (26.67%) VLAN
7 4 (26.67%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) NetApp
8 3 (20.00%) Apple
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (13.33%) NCDA
9 2 (13.33%) NCIE
9 2 (13.33%) VCAP
9 2 (13.33%) VTSP
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
9 2 (13.33%) VCDX
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) SAN
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.67%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) MPLS
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall
7 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DBA
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 6 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Online Games
2 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) BCP
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (13.33%) VCDX
1 2 (13.33%) NCDA
1 2 (13.33%) NCIE
1 2 (13.33%) VCAP
1 2 (13.33%) VTSP
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) CommVault
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Mitel