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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 43 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.87% 2.04% 1.76%
As % of the System Software category 10.71% 21.21% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Average salary £70,000 £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.35% -15.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
28 33 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.16% 9.62% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 38
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 2 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Middlesex

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Isilon
2 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (66.67%) Celerra
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
1 2 (66.67%) Celerra
1 2 (66.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Isilon
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft