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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 42 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.62% 4.56% 3.42%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 26.15% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 12
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
16 65 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.92% 17.43% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 62 46
Average salary £40,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) CommVault
5 2 (28.57%) Legato
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (28.57%) Brocade
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Storage Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) BCP
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
1 2 (28.57%) VCDX
1 2 (28.57%) NCDA
1 2 (28.57%) NCIE
1 2 (28.57%) VCAP
1 2 (28.57%) VTSP
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Legato
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) CommVault
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Brocade
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Mitel