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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 70 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 32 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.95% 1.84% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 20.92% 18.58% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 12
Average salary £46,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
153 113 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.11% 9.92% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 145 101 97
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +7 27 £46,000 -1.07% 1
Gatwick +8 2 £40,000 -
East Grinstead +5 2 £53,750 -10.41%
Horsham - 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 74 (97.37%) VMware
2 57 (75.00%) Windows
3 54 (71.05%) Active Directory
4 51 (67.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (67.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (60.53%) VMware ESX
5 46 (60.53%) Finance
6 31 (40.79%) Citrix
7 22 (28.95%) XenApp
8 21 (27.63%) UNIX
8 21 (27.63%) Firewall
9 20 (26.32%) Publishing
9 20 (26.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 19 (25.00%) Apache Solr
10 19 (25.00%) PCI DSS
10 19 (25.00%) Linux
10 19 (25.00%) Apache
10 19 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 16 (21.05%) MySQL
11 16 (21.05%) Red Hat
11 16 (21.05%) hybris
11 16 (21.05%) BIG-IP
12 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
13 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
14 7 (9.21%) SAN
14 7 (9.21%) ITIL
14 7 (9.21%) SCCM
15 6 (7.89%) SCOM
15 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
15 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 19 (25.00%) Apache
1 19 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 19 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Project
3 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) Firewall
2 16 (21.05%) BIG-IP
3 7 (9.21%) SAN
4 5 (6.58%) LAN
4 5 (6.58%) WAN
5 4 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.63%) VoIP
7 1 (1.32%) PBX
7 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.32%) VPN
7 1 (1.32%) DNS
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) MySQL
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
General
1 46 (60.53%) Finance
2 20 (26.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (63.16%) Analyst
2 46 (60.53%) Senior Analyst
2 46 (60.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 46 (60.53%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (21.05%) Administrator
4 12 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) UNIX Administrator
6 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) UNIX Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.95%) UNIX Specialist
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (3.95%) IT Support
10 2 (2.63%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (75.00%) Windows
2 51 (67.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.63%) UNIX
4 19 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.63%) i5/OS
8 2 (2.63%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.21%) ITIL
2 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) VCP4
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.63%) IBM Certification
3 2 (2.63%) MOS
3 2 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 51 (67.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (60.53%) VMware ESX
4 22 (28.95%) XenApp
5 20 (26.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (6.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) SCOM
2 6 (7.89%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.58%) AppDNA
4 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 74 (97.37%) VMware
2 31 (40.79%) Citrix
3 16 (21.05%) hybris
3 16 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco
6 3 (3.95%) Symantec
7 2 (2.63%) IBM
7 2 (2.63%) NetApp
8 1 (1.32%) Sophos
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago