The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 30 13 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 5.04% 11.83% 3.37%
As % of the System Software category 24.14% 45.45% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 7
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £43,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £55,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
vSphere
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

System Software Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
58 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 20.86% 26.04% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 30
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

vSphere
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Farnborough

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Farnborough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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%) Linux
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) ITIL
4 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 14 (63.64%) vCloud
5 13 (59.09%) SAN
6 12 (54.55%) SaaS
6 12 (54.55%) PaaS
6 12 (54.55%) IaaS
7 9 (40.91%) NAS
7 9 (40.91%) IPsec
7 9 (40.91%) VPN
8 7 (31.82%) Change Management
8 7 (31.82%) Firewall
8 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) CentOS
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco
10 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
11 4 (18.18%) Ruby
11 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
11 4 (18.18%) Network Security
11 4 (18.18%) Python
11 4 (18.18%) Perl
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (13.64%) DevOps
12 3 (13.64%) Java
12 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) SaaS
1 12 (54.55%) PaaS
1 12 (54.55%) IaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) SAN
2 9 (40.91%) VPN
2 9 (40.91%) IPsec
2 9 (40.91%) NAS
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) WCF
1 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) SUSE
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
1 4 (18.18%) Python
1 4 (18.18%) Ruby
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (63.64%) vCloud
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) AppManager
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) NetIQ
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
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