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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 18 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.85% 1.88% 3.71%
As % of the System Software category 29.51% 20.00% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 21
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £47,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
61 50 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 9.67% 9.42% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 52 41 94
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 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 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 27 (87.10%) TCP/IP
2 27 (87.10%) VMware
3 25 (80.65%) SAN
4 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (70.97%) Linux
5 22 (70.97%) SQL
6 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
7 20 (64.52%) HP
7 20 (64.52%) DNS
7 20 (64.52%) MS Exchange
7 20 (64.52%) DHCP
7 20 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (54.84%) Cisco
9 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (41.94%) UNIX
9 13 (41.94%) MCSE
9 13 (41.94%) CCNA
9 13 (41.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (38.71%) iSCSI
10 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (38.71%) NCDA
10 12 (38.71%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (38.71%) Infrastructure Management
10 12 (38.71%) CommVault
10 12 (38.71%) EMC
10 12 (38.71%) Citrix

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (64.52%) MS Exchange
1 20 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 20 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (38.71%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) TCP/IP
2 25 (80.65%) SAN
3 20 (64.52%) DNS
3 20 (64.52%) DHCP
4 12 (38.71%) iSCSI
4 12 (38.71%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (29.03%) VLAN
6 6 (19.35%) SSL
7 5 (16.13%) NAS
8 4 (12.90%) IPsec
8 4 (12.90%) VPN
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.45%) HSRP
9 2 (6.45%) MPLS
9 2 (6.45%) OSPF
9 2 (6.45%) BGP
9 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
9 2 (6.45%) VRRP
9 2 (6.45%) HTTP
10 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JMeter
1 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Team Leader
2 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) SAN Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Life Science
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (70.97%) Linux
4 13 (41.94%) UNIX
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.90%) CentOS
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Infrastructure Management
1 12 (38.71%) Change Management
2 8 (25.81%) Network Design
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Load Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.45%) Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (41.94%) MCSE
1 13 (41.94%) CCNA
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (38.71%) NCDA
2 12 (38.71%) CCA
2 12 (38.71%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (38.71%) MCSA
3 11 (35.48%) Degree
4 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
5 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
6 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
4 6 (19.35%) vCloud
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Backup Exec
2 8 (25.81%) SCCM
2 8 (25.81%) SCOM
2 8 (25.81%) SCVMM
2 8 (25.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) VMware
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
3 20 (64.52%) HP
4 17 (54.84%) Cisco
5 12 (38.71%) CommVault
5 12 (38.71%) EMC
5 12 (38.71%) Citrix
5 12 (38.71%) NetApp
5 12 (38.71%) Symantec
6 8 (25.81%) Dell
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago