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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 27 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.40% 8.19% 14.10%
As % of the System Software category 10.26% 43.75% 62.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 33
Average salary £43,750 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.12%
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
39 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 23.35% 18.71% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 52
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) VPN
4 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) IPsec
4 9 (56.25%) vCloud
5 8 (50.00%) SAN
6 7 (43.75%) Change Management
6 7 (43.75%) SaaS
6 7 (43.75%) PaaS
6 7 (43.75%) NAS
6 7 (43.75%) IaaS
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
8 3 (18.75%) Nagios
8 3 (18.75%) NetIQ
8 3 (18.75%) AppManager
8 3 (18.75%) Perl
8 3 (18.75%) MySQL
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) Puppet
8 3 (18.75%) SCCM
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby
8 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (12.50%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) SaaS
1 7 (43.75%) PaaS
1 7 (43.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) IPsec
1 9 (56.25%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) Multicast
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) SUSE
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) Python
1 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) vCloud
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
1 3 (18.75%) AppManager
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) NetIQ
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Polycom
4 2 (12.50%) Tandberg
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
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Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago