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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 90 59 81
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +22
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 42 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.09% 3.98% 1.56%
As % of the System Software category 10.08% 21.99% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 14
Average salary £38,750 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.76% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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 West Sussex region.

System Software Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
119 191 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.83% 18.10% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 99 177 98
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 5 February 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 5 February 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 8 £41,500 -9.78%
East Grinstead -15 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Worthing - 1 £17,500 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 32 (96.97%) VMware
2 31 (93.94%) Windows
3 24 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (48.48%) ITIL
8 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (45.45%) SCOM
9 12 (36.36%) NetApp
10 11 (33.33%) Linux
10 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 11 (33.33%) DNS
10 11 (33.33%) Cisco
10 11 (33.33%) SCCM
11 10 (30.30%) XenServer
11 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
12 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
12 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
13 8 (24.24%) MS Office
13 8 (24.24%) Backup Exec
14 7 (21.21%) MCSE
14 7 (21.21%) DHCP
14 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
14 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
15 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (15.15%) Lync
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) MS Office
3 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
3 6 (18.18%) SAN
4 5 (15.15%) LAN
4 5 (15.15%) SSL
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (12.12%) Firewall
5 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
5 4 (12.12%) SNMP
6 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (9.09%) Skype
6 3 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (3.03%) CTI
7 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.03%) VoIP
7 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (12.12%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 4 (12.12%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (12.12%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) EqualLogic
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (15.15%) CentOS
8 5 (15.15%) Debian
8 5 (15.15%) Unix
9 4 (12.12%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
9 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Security Patching
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
3 4 (12.12%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) CRM
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.06%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Information Management
5 1 (3.03%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) MCSE
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.09%) CCA
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) HND
3 3 (9.09%) MCP
3 3 (9.09%) RHCT
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 10 (30.30%) XenServer
4 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
6 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) SCOM
2 11 (33.33%) SCCM
3 8 (24.24%) Backup Exec
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (15.15%) WSUS
5 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
5 4 (12.12%) WMI
6 3 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) VMware
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) NetApp
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) Veeam
7 4 (12.12%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) Dell
8 3 (9.09%) McAfee
8 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 3 (9.09%) Symantec
8 3 (9.09%) Trend Micro
9 2 (6.06%) SAP