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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 28 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.59% 0.35% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 5.00% 4.55% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £38,000 - £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
20 22 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.76% 7.77% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 50
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% -29.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £26,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £54,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) CentOS
2 6 (75.00%) Postfix
2 6 (75.00%) vCloud
2 6 (75.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
4 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Isilon
4 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (12.50%) Celerra
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Unix Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) EMC Storage Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Celerra
1 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Postfix
1 6 (75.00%) vCloud
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Isilon