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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 64 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 16 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.19% 1.92% 2.41%
As % of the System Software category 29.09% 17.86% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 16
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
55 56 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 7.52% 10.73% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48 45 79
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £21,000 £28,475
10% offered a salary of more than £55,650 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (86.96%) SAN
3 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (78.26%) VMware
5 16 (69.57%) HP
5 16 (69.57%) DHCP
5 16 (69.57%) DNS
5 16 (69.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (69.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
6 15 (65.22%) Linux
7 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
8 12 (52.17%) Cisco
9 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
10 9 (39.13%) Degree
11 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
11 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
11 8 (34.78%) NCDA
11 8 (34.78%) VLAN
11 8 (34.78%) iSCSI
11 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (34.78%) MCSE
11 8 (34.78%) MCSA
11 8 (34.78%) CCNA
11 8 (34.78%) CCA
11 8 (34.78%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (69.57%) MS Exchange
1 16 (69.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (69.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (34.78%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (86.96%) SAN
3 16 (69.57%) DHCP
3 16 (69.57%) DNS
4 8 (34.78%) VLAN
4 8 (34.78%) iSCSI
4 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (30.43%) SSL
6 4 (17.39%) NAS
6 4 (17.39%) IPsec
6 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) HTTP
8 2 (8.70%) MPLS
8 2 (8.70%) OSPF
8 2 (8.70%) BGP
8 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
8 2 (8.70%) VRRP
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (8.70%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
1 3 (13.04%) JMeter
General
1 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Team Leader
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 7 (30.43%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.35%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Life Science
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2012
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (65.22%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (34.78%) UNIX
5 4 (17.39%) CentOS
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Change Management
1 8 (34.78%) Network Design
1 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) NCDA
2 8 (34.78%) MCSE
2 8 (34.78%) MCSA
2 8 (34.78%) CCNA
2 8 (34.78%) CCA
2 8 (34.78%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Nagios
1 8 (34.78%) Backup Exec
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
1 8 (34.78%) SCOM
1 8 (34.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) HP
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 12 (52.17%) Cisco
5 8 (34.78%) Symantec
5 8 (34.78%) Dell
5 8 (34.78%) EMC
5 8 (34.78%) Citrix
5 8 (34.78%) CommVault
5 8 (34.78%) NetApp
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle