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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 43 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.27% 3.47% 7.10%
As % of the System Software category 13.33% 16.67% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 13
Average salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £42,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -6.11%
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
75 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 24.51% 20.81% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 62 33 26
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -30.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 14 February 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Farnborough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 28 (87.50%) Windows
3 27 (84.38%) VMware
4 24 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (71.88%) vCloud
6 21 (65.63%) SAN
7 20 (62.50%) CentOS
8 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
9 15 (46.88%) CCNA
9 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (43.75%) NAS
10 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
10 14 (43.75%) Cisco
10 14 (43.75%) ITIL
11 13 (40.63%) VPN
12 12 (37.50%) IPsec
13 11 (34.38%) SSL
14 9 (28.13%) Python
14 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
14 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
15 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 8 (25.00%) Perl
16 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
16 6 (18.75%) Firewall
16 6 (18.75%) DNS
16 6 (18.75%) DHCP
16 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
16 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
17 5 (15.63%) CCNP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) SAN
2 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (43.75%) NAS
4 13 (40.63%) VPN
5 12 (37.50%) IPsec
6 11 (34.38%) SSL
7 6 (18.75%) DHCP
7 6 (18.75%) DNS
7 6 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (9.38%) Network Security
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
General
1 3 (9.38%) Aerospace
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Technical Leader
2 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 28 (87.50%) Windows
3 20 (62.50%) CentOS
4 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 5 (15.63%) Unix
7 4 (12.50%) SUSE
7 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) Android
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Change Management
2 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 4 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (9.38%) Coaching
4 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) ITSM
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) Bourne shell
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) C
5 3 (9.38%) C++
5 3 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) CCNA
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) CCENT
4 5 (15.63%) CCNP
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) MCP
4 5 (15.63%) MCSE
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (12.50%) EMCISA
5 4 (12.50%) EMCSA
5 4 (12.50%) RHCA
5 4 (12.50%) VCAP
5 4 (12.50%) VCDX
6 1 (3.13%) VCP4
6 1 (3.13%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (71.88%) vCloud
3 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 5 (15.63%) Xen
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Juniper
5 5 (15.63%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) Mitel
8 1 (3.13%) Symantec
8 1 (3.13%) Veeam