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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 80 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.02% 2.64% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 13.00% 21.05% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 18
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £28,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £49,500 £60,000
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 West Sussex region.

System Software Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
200 152 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.58% 12.56% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 189 117 118
Average salary £42,750 £40,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.90% +18.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,200 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +1 24 £44,500 -4.30%
Gatwick -14 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Worthing - 2 £17,500 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 58 (98.31%) VMware
2 41 (69.49%) Windows
3 35 (59.32%) Active Directory
3 35 (59.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (54.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (49.15%) Finance
6 22 (37.29%) Linux
7 20 (33.90%) DNS
8 18 (30.51%) HP
8 18 (30.51%) IBM
8 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
8 18 (30.51%) DHCP
8 18 (30.51%) UNIX
8 18 (30.51%) PCI DSS
8 18 (30.51%) Apache Solr
8 18 (30.51%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (30.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (30.51%) Server Building
9 17 (28.81%) Online Betting
9 17 (28.81%) Back Office
10 16 (27.12%) Citrix
11 15 (25.42%) MySQL
11 15 (25.42%) Apache
12 14 (23.73%) Firewall
12 14 (23.73%) Red Hat
12 14 (23.73%) hybris
12 14 (23.73%) XenApp
12 14 (23.73%) BIG-IP
13 13 (22.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 12 (20.34%) WSUS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
1 18 (30.51%) Apache Solr
2 15 (25.42%) Apache
3 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.08%) Lync
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.39%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) DNS
2 18 (30.51%) DHCP
3 14 (23.73%) Firewall
3 14 (23.73%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.08%) Internet
4 3 (5.08%) IPX
4 3 (5.08%) IPX/SPX
4 3 (5.08%) LAN
4 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) SSL
6 1 (1.69%) SAN
6 1 (1.69%) SNMP
6 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) MySQL
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
General
1 29 (49.15%) Finance
2 17 (28.81%) Back Office
2 17 (28.81%) Online Betting
3 11 (18.64%) Publishing
4 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Analyst
2 29 (49.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 25 (42.37%) Senior Analyst
3 25 (42.37%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (20.34%) Administrator
5 10 (16.95%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (16.95%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (15.25%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (11.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (10.17%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) Junior
10 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) UNIX Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Junior Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Senior Desktop Support
11 2 (3.39%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 35 (59.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (37.29%) Linux
4 18 (30.51%) UNIX
5 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.69%) CentOS
9 1 (1.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Root Cause Analysis
1 18 (30.51%) Server Building
2 11 (18.64%) Patch Management
2 11 (18.64%) Server Patching
3 9 (15.25%) Migration
4 4 (6.78%) ITIL
5 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.08%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.08%) Change Control
6 1 (1.69%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.69%) Security Patching
6 1 (1.69%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
1 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (8.47%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.69%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (59.32%) Active Directory
2 32 (54.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (30.51%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (23.73%) XenApp
5 13 (22.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 11 (18.64%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.39%) XenServer
7 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) WSUS
2 11 (18.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (18.64%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.69%) WMI
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 58 (98.31%) VMware
2 18 (30.51%) IBM
2 18 (30.51%) HP
3 16 (27.12%) Citrix
4 14 (23.73%) Red Hat
4 14 (23.73%) hybris
5 12 (20.34%) Symantec
6 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.39%) EMC
7 2 (3.39%) NetApp
7 2 (3.39%) Nimsoft
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.69%) Trend Micro