The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 165 166 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -48
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 50 52 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 0.95% 2.07%
As % of the System Software category 8.46% 7.24% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 88
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £29,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £93,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
vSphere
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
591 718 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.75% 13.15% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 427 533 546
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Berkshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Berkshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 23 £45,500 -4.21%
Maidenhead -1 8 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Slough +7 6 £42,500 - 1
Bracknell +12 1 £32,500 -53.57%
Newbury +3 1 £65,000 +47.72%
Wokingham - 1 - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 128 (94.12%) VMware
2 100 (73.53%) Windows
3 93 (68.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (47.79%) Linux
5 64 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 61 (44.85%) Cisco
7 57 (41.91%) ITIL
8 56 (41.18%) SAN
9 54 (39.71%) Hyper-V
10 49 (36.03%) Citrix
11 41 (30.15%) Active Directory
12 40 (29.41%) Firewall
13 39 (28.68%) TCP/IP
13 39 (28.68%) XenApp
14 38 (27.94%) HP
15 36 (26.47%) DNS
16 35 (25.74%) SQL Server
17 34 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 34 (25.00%) XenDesktop
18 32 (23.53%) SLA
19 31 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
20 27 (19.85%) MS Excel
20 27 (19.85%) Mentoring
21 26 (19.12%) DHCP
21 26 (19.12%) NetApp
21 26 (19.12%) SCCM
22 25 (18.38%) Cisco ASA
23 24 (17.65%) Red Hat
23 24 (17.65%) SharePoint
24 23 (16.91%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 24 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 20 (14.71%) IIS
3 18 (13.24%) MS Exchange
4 12 (8.82%) Apache
5 11 (8.09%) Lync
6 10 (7.35%) nginx
7 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (5.15%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (3.68%) Drupal
9 5 (3.68%) Alfresco
9 5 (3.68%) WordPress
9 5 (3.68%) CMS
10 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (19.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.24%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (41.18%) SAN
2 40 (29.41%) Firewall
3 39 (28.68%) TCP/IP
4 36 (26.47%) DNS
5 26 (19.12%) DHCP
6 25 (18.38%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (16.18%) LAN
8 21 (15.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
10 19 (13.97%) VPN
11 17 (12.50%) WAN
11 17 (12.50%) NAS
12 13 (9.56%) NetScaler
13 12 (8.82%) Ethernet
13 12 (8.82%) FCoE
14 9 (6.62%) iSCSI
15 6 (4.41%) FTP
15 6 (4.41%) VLAN
16 5 (3.68%) Wireshark
17 4 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.76%) MySQL
2 16 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 14 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (9.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) TestDirector
1 7 (5.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (11.03%) Finance
2 13 (9.56%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.35%) Legal
3 10 (7.35%) Retail
3 10 (7.35%) Billing
4 4 (2.94%) Games
4 4 (2.94%) Advertising
5 3 (2.21%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (19.12%) Support Engineer
2 21 (15.44%) Architect
3 18 (13.24%) Consultant
4 11 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (7.35%) Technical Architect
5 10 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) IT Support
6 9 (6.62%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Data Centre Architect
8 7 (5.15%) Performance Tester
8 7 (5.15%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Tester
8 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.35%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.47%) .NET
2 2 (1.47%) COM
2 2 (1.47%) RESTful
3 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Clustering
2 15 (11.03%) Management Information System
3 14 (10.29%) Replication
3 14 (10.29%) FlexPod
3 14 (10.29%) Enterprise Cloud
4 12 (8.82%) e-Health
5 10 (7.35%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.94%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.21%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.74%) PKI
9 1 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 100 (73.53%) Windows
2 65 (47.79%) Linux
3 34 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (10.29%) Windows XP
7 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (7.35%) UNIX
8 10 (7.35%) CentOS
8 10 (7.35%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.21%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) ITIL
2 27 (19.85%) Mentoring
3 22 (16.18%) Coaching
4 21 (15.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (12.50%) Migration
6 12 (8.82%) Project Management
6 12 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 12 (8.82%) Risk Analysis
7 10 (7.35%) Validation
7 10 (7.35%) SOA
7 10 (7.35%) TOGAF
7 10 (7.35%) DoDAF
7 10 (7.35%) Project Planning
7 10 (7.35%) Business Development
7 10 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 10 (7.35%) SABSA
8 8 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.15%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (5.15%) Capacity Management
9 7 (5.15%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.18%) SQL
2 17 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.09%) PHP
4 9 (6.62%) Python
4 9 (6.62%) Perl
5 7 (5.15%) C
5 7 (5.15%) C#
6 2 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.91%) MCSE
1 23 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (16.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (15.44%) Security Cleared
3 21 (15.44%) CCA
3 21 (15.44%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (10.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 13 (9.56%) MCITP
6 10 (7.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (7.35%) VCP5
7 9 (6.62%) CCEE
7 9 (6.62%) CCAA
8 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 7 (5.15%) ISEB
10 6 (4.41%) CCNA
10 6 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (3.68%) MCSA
12 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (1.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (23.53%) SLA
2 12 (8.82%) PCI DSS
3 10 (7.35%) COBIT
4 2 (1.47%) QA
5 1 (0.74%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 93 (68.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (39.71%) Hyper-V
3 41 (30.15%) Active Directory
4 39 (28.68%) XenApp
5 34 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 21 (15.44%) vCloud
6 21 (15.44%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (15.44%) VMware ESX
7 16 (11.76%) Terminal Services
8 15 (11.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (9.56%) XenServer
10 10 (7.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (2.94%) Samba
12 2 (1.47%) VirtualBox
12 2 (1.47%) KVM
13 1 (0.74%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 26 (19.12%) SCCM
2 10 (7.35%) Plesk
2 10 (7.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 10 (7.35%) cPanel
2 10 (7.35%) Webmin
3 8 (5.88%) SCOM
3 8 (5.88%) EdgeSight
4 7 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (4.41%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.94%) ARCserve
6 4 (2.94%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.21%) WSUS
8 2 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.47%) AppManager
8 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.47%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 128 (94.12%) VMware
2 64 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 61 (44.85%) Cisco
4 49 (36.03%) Citrix
5 38 (27.94%) HP
6 26 (19.12%) NetApp
7 24 (17.65%) Red Hat
8 18 (13.24%) IBM
9 17 (12.50%) Oracle
10 15 (11.03%) 3PAR
11 12 (8.82%) CA
12 10 (7.35%) Veritas
12 10 (7.35%) Juniper
13 9 (6.62%) AppSense
14 7 (5.15%) Brocade
14 7 (5.15%) Dell
14 7 (5.15%) EMC
15 6 (4.41%) Veeam
16 5 (3.68%) ProCurve
17 4 (2.94%) CheckPoint
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£95,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago