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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.05% 0.21% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 14.71% 2.04% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 5
Average salary £32,500 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.72% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £35,250 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,250 £49,600
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
102 98 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 13.92% 10.38% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93 91 82
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 5 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Guildford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 30 (90.91%) Windows
3 23 (69.70%) Linux
4 22 (66.67%) SAN
5 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 20 (60.61%) SQL
7 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
8 17 (51.52%) Cisco
8 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
11 12 (36.36%) DHCP
11 12 (36.36%) DNS
11 12 (36.36%) CCNA
11 12 (36.36%) HP
11 12 (36.36%) Citrix
11 12 (36.36%) UNIX
11 12 (36.36%) MCSE
11 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (33.33%) Backup Exec
12 11 (33.33%) EMC
12 11 (33.33%) Change Management
12 11 (33.33%) NetApp
12 11 (33.33%) CommVault
12 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (33.33%) Symantec
12 11 (33.33%) MCSA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (33.33%) SAS
2 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) SAN
2 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 12 (36.36%) DHCP
3 12 (36.36%) DNS
4 11 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 8 (24.24%) Firewall
6 7 (21.21%) NAS
7 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.09%) VPN
9 2 (6.06%) SSL
9 2 (6.06%) HTTP
9 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (3.03%) VLAN
10 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
1 2 (6.06%) JMeter
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) SAN Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Open Source
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Linux
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (36.36%) UNIX
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Change Management
1 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Analytics
3 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Load Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.06%) Data Management
3 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) CCNA
1 12 (36.36%) MCSE
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (33.33%) MCSA
2 11 (33.33%) CCA
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (33.33%) NCDA
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (30.30%) vCloud
3 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
5 1 (3.03%) iptables
5 1 (3.03%) KVM
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco
4 12 (36.36%) HP
4 12 (36.36%) Citrix
5 11 (33.33%) EMC
5 11 (33.33%) NetApp
5 11 (33.33%) CommVault
5 11 (33.33%) Symantec
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 2 (6.06%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) Dell