The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking 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 42 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.12% 1.76% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 4.84% 10.61% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £29,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.94% +26.66%
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 Woking region.

System Software Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
62 66 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 23.13% 16.58% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 59 63 38
Average salary £31,500 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.97% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,700 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

vSphere
Salary Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Woking region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Woking

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) WinForms
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Usability Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) WinForms
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 2 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell