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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 26 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 30 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 9.20% 2.95% 12.57%
As % of the System Software category 27.27% 17.02% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 21
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
110 47 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 33.74% 17.34% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 100 47 42
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,450 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 2 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Farnborough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 84 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (69.05%) Windows
3 53 (63.10%) Linux
4 50 (59.52%) ITIL
5 49 (58.33%) SAN
6 41 (48.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (47.62%) Cisco
7 40 (47.62%) vCloud
8 39 (46.43%) Data Centre
9 36 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (36.90%) CCNA
11 30 (35.71%) EMC
12 29 (34.52%) VPN
13 25 (29.76%) MS Exchange
13 25 (29.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 25 (29.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
15 21 (25.00%) Firewall
15 21 (25.00%) Finance
16 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
16 20 (23.81%) Fibre Channel
17 19 (22.62%) VMware ESXi
17 19 (22.62%) VMware ESX
18 18 (21.43%) IPsec
18 18 (21.43%) EMC VNX
19 17 (20.24%) SQL Server 2012
19 17 (20.24%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (20.24%) NAS
20 16 (19.05%) PCI DSS
21 15 (17.86%) CentOS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (29.76%) MS Exchange
1 25 (29.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (13.10%) SAS
3 11 (13.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) SaaS
3 3 (3.57%) PaaS
3 3 (3.57%) IaaS
3 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (58.33%) SAN
2 29 (34.52%) VPN
3 21 (25.00%) Firewall
4 20 (23.81%) Fibre Channel
5 18 (21.43%) IPsec
6 17 (20.24%) NAS
7 14 (16.67%) VLAN
7 14 (16.67%) LAN
7 14 (16.67%) WAN
8 13 (15.48%) Internet
9 12 (14.29%) DNS
10 11 (13.10%) DHCP
11 9 (10.71%) SSL
12 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
13 7 (8.33%) IP Telephony
14 6 (7.14%) MPLS
14 6 (7.14%) OSPF
14 6 (7.14%) BGP
14 6 (7.14%) Network Security
14 6 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (20.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Technical Leader
4 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 9 (10.71%) Support Specialist
4 9 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.95%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Monitoring Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) IT Support
10 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) CSS
1 1 (1.19%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 18 (21.43%) EMC VNX
3 11 (13.10%) Blackberry
3 11 (13.10%) Replication
4 8 (9.52%) iPhone
4 8 (9.52%) iPad
5 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (7.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.05%) Windows
2 53 (63.10%) Linux
3 15 (17.86%) CentOS
4 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.52%) Ubuntu
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.95%) SUSE
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (59.52%) ITIL
2 14 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
4 10 (11.90%) Information Security
4 10 (11.90%) Release Management
5 9 (10.71%) DevOps
6 7 (8.33%) Patch Management
6 7 (8.33%) Change Management
7 6 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.95%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.76%) Data Management
10 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.57%) BCP
10 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.57%) Load Testing
10 3 (3.57%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.57%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) Python
2 8 (9.52%) Ruby
3 7 (8.33%) Perl
4 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (36.90%) CCNA
3 25 (29.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (13.10%) MCSE
6 9 (10.71%) CCNP
7 4 (4.76%) RHCA
7 4 (4.76%) VCDX
7 4 (4.76%) Degree
7 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.76%) VCAP
8 1 (1.19%) VCP5
8 1 (1.19%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (48.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (47.62%) vCloud
3 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 19 (22.62%) VMware ESX
4 19 (22.62%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (11.90%) Firmware
6 7 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (4.76%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Puppet
1 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.76%) Check_MK
2 4 (4.76%) Icinga
2 4 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (47.62%) Cisco
3 30 (35.71%) EMC
4 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.33%) CommVault
7 4 (4.76%) Citrix
7 4 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (1.19%) Polycom
9 1 (1.19%) Tandberg