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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 63 56 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.96% 1.39% 1.23%
As % of the System Software category 29.17% 11.76% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
48 68 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 6.72% 11.79% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 70
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 24 November 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Guildford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) SAN
3 19 (86.36%) VMware
4 18 (81.82%) TCP/IP
4 18 (81.82%) SQL
5 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
8 14 (63.64%) HP
9 13 (59.09%) DNS
9 13 (59.09%) DHCP
9 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
9 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (54.55%) Cisco
11 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
11 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
12 10 (45.45%) Degree
12 10 (45.45%) Linux
13 9 (40.91%) Dell
13 9 (40.91%) Symantec
14 8 (36.36%) Clustering
14 8 (36.36%) Nagios
14 8 (36.36%) Network Design
14 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (36.36%) SCCM
14 8 (36.36%) SCOM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
3 5 (22.73%) SAS
4 3 (13.64%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) SAN
2 18 (81.82%) TCP/IP
3 13 (59.09%) DHCP
3 13 (59.09%) DNS
4 8 (36.36%) VLAN
5 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
5 5 (22.73%) SSL
5 5 (22.73%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (18.18%) NAS
6 4 (18.18%) IPsec
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (13.64%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) MPLS
8 2 (9.09%) OSPF
8 2 (9.09%) BGP
8 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 2 (9.09%) VRRP
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Team Leader
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Clustering
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX
5 4 (18.18%) CentOS
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Network Design
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) NCDA
3 6 (27.27%) MCSE
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (22.73%) MCSA
4 5 (22.73%) CCNA
4 5 (22.73%) CCA
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCTS
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.55%) NCIE
5 1 (4.55%) VCAP
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenServer
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Nagios
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
1 8 (36.36%) SCOM
1 8 (36.36%) SCVMM
2 6 (27.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) HP
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco
5 9 (40.91%) Dell
5 9 (40.91%) Symantec
6 6 (27.27%) EMC
6 6 (27.27%) Citrix
6 6 (27.27%) NetApp
7 5 (22.73%) CommVault
8 4 (18.18%) Veeam
9 1 (4.55%) PlateSpin
9 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle