The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 107 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.56% 2.04% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category 4.93% 10.64% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 25
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £31,350 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £42,500 £55,000
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 West Sussex region.

System Software Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
142 235 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.41% 19.18% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 117 219 170
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

vSphere
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

vSphere Salary Trend in West Sussex

vSphere
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in West Sussex

vSphere
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -19 4 £35,000 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
4 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) SAN
7 8 (36.36%) Debian
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco
7 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 8 (36.36%) ITIL
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (31.82%) CentOS
8 7 (31.82%) NetApp
9 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) XenServer
9 6 (27.27%) SCOM
10 5 (22.73%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (22.73%) Server Monitoring
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 4 (18.18%) Firewall
11 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 4 (18.18%) vMotion
11 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
11 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) SNMP
5 3 (13.64%) SSL
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.55%) BGP
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) Skype
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Technician
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Debian
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (31.82%) CentOS
6 2 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Security Patching
3 3 (13.64%) Software Licensing
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) RHCSA
3 2 (9.09%) CCA
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCP
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) RHCT
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) XenServer
4 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
7 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCOM
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) vMotion
2 4 (18.18%) WSUS
3 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (13.64%) WMI
4 2 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (9.09%) vRealize
5 1 (4.55%) Nagios
5 1 (4.55%) Opsview
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 7 (31.82%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
6 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Trend Micro
7 1 (4.55%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.55%) Veeam