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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 11 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 48 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 16.05% 4.89% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 51.61% 22.00% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 45 11 3
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
93 50 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 31.10% 22.22% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 88 46 16
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Farnborough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (70.18%) Linux
3 36 (63.16%) Cisco
4 32 (56.14%) Windows
5 31 (54.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (50.88%) ITIL
7 27 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (40.35%) SAN
9 22 (38.60%) vCloud
10 19 (33.33%) CCNA
11 15 (26.32%) VMware ESX
12 14 (24.56%) EMC
13 12 (21.05%) VPN
13 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
14 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
14 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
14 11 (19.30%) Finance
14 11 (19.30%) MPLS
14 11 (19.30%) OSPF
14 11 (19.30%) BGP
14 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (19.30%) Fibre Channel
14 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (17.54%) PCI DSS
15 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
15 10 (17.54%) Internet
15 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
16 9 (15.79%) Firewall
16 9 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
1 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (8.77%) SAS
3 3 (5.26%) Lync
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) SaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.51%) PaaS
3 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) SAN
2 12 (21.05%) VPN
3 11 (19.30%) MPLS
3 11 (19.30%) OSPF
3 11 (19.30%) BGP
3 11 (19.30%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (17.54%) Internet
5 9 (15.79%) Firewall
6 8 (14.04%) HSRP
6 8 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (14.04%) IPsec
6 8 (14.04%) EIGRP
6 8 (14.04%) VRRP
6 8 (14.04%) DNS
7 6 (10.53%) NAS
8 5 (8.77%) LAN
8 5 (8.77%) WAN
8 5 (8.77%) DHCP
8 5 (8.77%) SSL
8 5 (8.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (12.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) IT Support
4 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 6 (10.53%) Support Specialist
4 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) CSS
1 1 (1.75%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Blackberry
1 5 (8.77%) iPad
1 5 (8.77%) Replication
1 5 (8.77%) iPhone
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) Linux
2 32 (56.14%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.77%) CentOS
5 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.02%) SUSE
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
3 7 (12.28%) DevOps
4 5 (8.77%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.26%) Network Management
6 2 (3.51%) Release Management
6 2 (3.51%) Data Management
6 2 (3.51%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Python
2 5 (8.77%) Perl
2 5 (8.77%) Ruby
3 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.33%) CCNA
3 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (14.04%) CCNP
6 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 6 (10.53%) Degree
7 5 (8.77%) MCSE
7 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (54.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (38.60%) vCloud
3 15 (26.32%) VMware ESX
4 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
5 9 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (3.51%) Firmware
7 2 (3.51%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.51%) Check_MK
3 2 (3.51%) Icinga
4 1 (1.75%) Nagios
4 1 (1.75%) AppManager
4 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (63.16%) Cisco
3 14 (24.56%) EMC
4 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.26%) Polycom
6 3 (5.26%) Tandberg
7 2 (3.51%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) CommVault
8 1 (1.75%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle
8 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago