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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 39 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.32% 2.50% 1.54%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 15.00% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 8
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
31 60 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.03% 16.67% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 54 51
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £42,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) BCP
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Mitel
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (25.00%) Celerra
2 1 (25.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BCP
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HP MASE
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (25.00%) Isilon
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft