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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 50 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 21 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.15% 1.04% 2.49%
As % of the System Software category 26.25% 12.50% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 16
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
80 56 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 11.99% 8.36% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 69 46 87
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Guildford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (94.12%) Windows
1 32 (94.12%) VMware
2 28 (82.35%) SAN
3 27 (79.41%) Linux
3 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
4 25 (73.53%) TCP/IP
5 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (64.71%) SQL
7 21 (61.76%) DHCP
7 21 (61.76%) DNS
7 21 (61.76%) Cisco
7 21 (61.76%) HP
8 20 (58.82%) MS Exchange
8 20 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (44.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (44.12%) MCSE
9 15 (44.12%) UNIX
9 15 (44.12%) CCNA
9 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (41.18%) NetApp
10 14 (41.18%) CommVault
10 14 (41.18%) Symantec
10 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (41.18%) Backup Exec
10 14 (41.18%) Change Management
10 14 (41.18%) EMC

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (58.82%) MS Exchange
1 20 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 20 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (41.18%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (82.35%) SAN
2 25 (73.53%) TCP/IP
3 21 (61.76%) DHCP
3 21 (61.76%) DNS
4 14 (41.18%) iSCSI
4 14 (41.18%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (23.53%) NAS
6 7 (20.59%) VLAN
7 4 (11.76%) SSL
8 3 (8.82%) VPN
9 2 (5.88%) HTTP
9 2 (5.88%) Firewall
9 2 (5.88%) IPsec
10 1 (2.94%) LDAP
10 1 (2.94%) MPLS
10 1 (2.94%) OSPF
10 1 (2.94%) BGP
10 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
10 1 (2.94%) VRRP
10 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.88%) JMeter
General
1 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Storage Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 5 (14.71%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Life Science
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) Linux
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (44.12%) UNIX
5 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.88%) CentOS
8 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Change Management
1 14 (41.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Network Design
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.88%) Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
4 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (2.94%) Coaching
5 1 (2.94%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) MCSE
1 15 (44.12%) CCNA
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (44.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (41.18%) CCA
2 14 (41.18%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (41.18%) MCSA
2 14 (41.18%) NCDA
3 11 (32.35%) Degree
4 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
5 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.94%) VCP4
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
2 9 (26.47%) vCloud
3 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) Backup Exec
2 7 (20.59%) Nagios
3 6 (17.65%) SCCM
3 6 (17.65%) SCOM
3 6 (17.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) VMware
2 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
3 21 (61.76%) HP
3 21 (61.76%) Cisco
4 14 (41.18%) EMC
4 14 (41.18%) Citrix
4 14 (41.18%) CommVault
4 14 (41.18%) NetApp
4 14 (41.18%) Symantec
5 7 (20.59%) Dell
6 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle