The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 65 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.15% 0.64% -
As % of the System Software category 13.73% 7.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

System Software Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
51 71 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 8.36% 9.14% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 44
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

vSphere
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Guildford region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Guildford

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Guildford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) SAN
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco
6 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (41.67%) NAS
7 5 (41.67%) Linux
7 5 (41.67%) SSL
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (33.33%) Service Management
8 4 (33.33%) IPsec
8 4 (33.33%) ITIL
8 4 (33.33%) VPN
8 4 (33.33%) Symantec
8 4 (33.33%) Veeam
8 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (33.33%) CentOS
8 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (33.33%) Degree
8 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 3 (25.00%) Lync
9 3 (25.00%) Office 365
9 3 (25.00%) VLAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Lync
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) SSL
3 5 (41.67%) NAS
4 4 (33.33%) IPsec
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (16.67%) HSRP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) OSPF
6 2 (16.67%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) VRRP
7 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) NCDA
3 1 (8.33%) NCIE
3 1 (8.33%) VCAP
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) vCloud
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) XenServer
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (33.33%) Veeam
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) PlateSpin