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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 68 64 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.06% 1.37% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 14.52% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
126 62 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 19.06% 9.41% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 113 57 75
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (64.71%) Firewall
5 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
7 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 8 (47.06%) SAN
8 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 7 (41.18%) ITIL
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco
10 5 (29.41%) VPN
10 5 (29.41%) vCloud
11 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
11 4 (23.53%) NAS
11 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
11 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
11 4 (23.53%) Linux
11 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
12 3 (17.65%) CCNA
12 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (17.65%) IPsec
12 3 (17.65%) VCP4
12 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
12 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (17.65%) VCP5
13 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
13 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 8 (47.06%) SAN
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) NAS
4 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
5 3 (17.65%) IPsec
6 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (17.65%) VCP4
1 3 (17.65%) VCP5
2 2 (11.76%) MCTS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) HL7
1 2 (11.76%) DICOM
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) vCloud
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (5.88%) XenServer
6 1 (5.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WMI
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Altiris
4 2 (11.76%) AppSense
4 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago