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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 29 11 32
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.40% 14.62% 3.47%
As % of the System Software category 23.08% 52.08% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 7
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
52 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 19.05% 28.07% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 28
Average salary £37,500 £48,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Farnborough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 18 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 15 (71.43%) ITIL
4 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 13 (61.90%) vCloud
6 12 (57.14%) IaaS
6 12 (57.14%) SaaS
6 12 (57.14%) PaaS
7 11 (52.38%) SAN
8 8 (38.10%) VPN
8 8 (38.10%) NAS
8 8 (38.10%) IPsec
9 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (28.57%) Change Management
10 6 (28.57%) Firewall
11 5 (23.81%) CentOS
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco
12 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
12 4 (19.05%) Python
12 4 (19.05%) Perl
12 4 (19.05%) Ruby
13 3 (14.29%) DevOps
13 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
13 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (14.29%) Network Security
13 3 (14.29%) Java
14 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (57.14%) IaaS
1 12 (57.14%) SaaS
1 12 (57.14%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) VPN
2 8 (38.10%) NAS
2 8 (38.10%) IPsec
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (4.76%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) WCF
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (23.81%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) SUSE
6 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Python
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) Ruby
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (61.90%) vCloud
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) AppManager
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) NetIQ
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
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