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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 17 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 27 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 11.59% 5.20% 4.46%
As % of the System Software category 50.94% 25.49% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 10
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -4.62%
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
53 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 22.75% 20.40% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 31
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 17 April 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Farnborough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco
3 24 (80.00%) Linux
4 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (53.33%) Windows
5 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (50.00%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) MPLS
7 10 (33.33%) OSPF
7 10 (33.33%) BGP
7 10 (33.33%) vCloud
8 9 (30.00%) CCNA
8 9 (30.00%) VMware ESX
9 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
9 7 (23.33%) VRRP
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (23.33%) CCNP
9 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (23.33%) HSRP
10 6 (20.00%) Degree
10 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) SAN
11 4 (13.33%) SSL
12 3 (10.00%) SLA
12 3 (10.00%) VPN
12 3 (10.00%) DNS
12 3 (10.00%) SQL
12 3 (10.00%) EMC
12 3 (10.00%) Network Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) MPLS
1 10 (33.33%) OSPF
1 10 (33.33%) BGP
2 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
2 7 (23.33%) VRRP
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (23.33%) HSRP
3 4 (13.33%) SSL
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) VPN
4 3 (10.00%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) IPsec
5 2 (6.67%) Multicast
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Network Management
2 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) CCNP
4 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (33.33%) vCloud
3 9 (30.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) AppManager
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
4 3 (10.00%) Polycom
4 3 (10.00%) Tandberg
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) NetIQ
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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