The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.04% 3.60% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 14.75% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 2
Median salary £57,500 £34,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.11% -16.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £32,825 £37,025
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,875 £43,475
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 55 61 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 30.22% 24.40% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 102 97 75
Median salary £37,000 £34,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +36.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £43,900 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Croydon

vSphere
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Croydon.

Salary trend for vSphere in Croydon

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Croydon over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) SCCM
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) HP
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (50.00%) Retail
5 7 (50.00%) Office 365
5 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) Nagios
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS
7 3 (21.43%) BGP
7 3 (21.43%) Electronics
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
7 3 (21.43%) WAN

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) BGP
1 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
1 3 (21.43%) MPLS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) VPLS
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) DbUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) jMock
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Mockito
2 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 7 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 7 (50.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) PowerMock
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
2 1 (7.14%) jBPM
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) SaltStack