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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 124 180 162
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 93 55 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 0.99% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 12.76% 7.77% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 83 40 54
Average salary £55,000 £46,500 £38,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% +21.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £28,050 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
729 708 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.01% 12.78% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 633 519 574
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,800 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +34 40 £55,000 -37.14% 4
Maidenhead +7 7 £57,500 +70.37% 1
Bracknell +4 7 £56,600 +74.15%
Newbury - 7 £30,500 - 4
Windsor - 7 £60,000 -
Slough -10 4 £48,750 +14.70%
Wokingham -19 2 £31,250 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 182 (93.33%) VMware
2 114 (58.46%) Cisco
3 111 (56.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 110 (56.41%) ITIL
5 105 (53.85%) Windows
6 102 (52.31%) Linux
7 89 (45.64%) Firewall
8 82 (42.05%) Red Hat
9 81 (41.54%) Active Directory
9 81 (41.54%) Windows Server
10 78 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 71 (36.41%) EMC
12 67 (34.36%) Hyper-V
13 65 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 63 (32.31%) PowerShell
14 63 (32.31%) SCCM
15 53 (27.18%) Perl
16 51 (26.15%) EMC VNX
17 50 (25.64%) Citrix
17 50 (25.64%) Ruby
18 48 (24.62%) Python
18 48 (24.62%) VMware ESX
19 46 (23.59%) Puppet
20 45 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 44 (22.56%) Data Centre
21 44 (22.56%) Mentoring
22 43 (22.05%) MS Excel
22 43 (22.05%) NetApp
23 40 (20.51%) Service Management
24 39 (20.00%) Finance

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (5.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.59%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.08%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.03%) CMS
6 2 (1.03%) IIS
6 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.51%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (22.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.10%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (7.69%) SaaS
4 12 (6.15%) OpenShift
5 9 (4.62%) Office 365
6 6 (3.08%) IaaS
7 2 (1.03%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 89 (45.64%) Firewall
2 65 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 33 (16.92%) LAN
4 31 (15.90%) WAN
5 29 (14.87%) SAN
6 27 (13.85%) DNS
7 25 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
8 20 (10.26%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (8.72%) DHCP
10 14 (7.18%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (4.62%) NetScaler
11 9 (4.62%) Network Security
11 9 (4.62%) VPN
12 7 (3.59%) MPLS
13 6 (3.08%) TCP/IP
14 5 (2.56%) H.323
14 5 (2.56%) Internet
14 5 (2.56%) iSCSI
14 5 (2.56%) MGCP
14 5 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) MS Access
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (12.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.51%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.51%) MSI
2 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 39 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.05%) Billing
3 3 (1.54%) Legal
3 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (31.28%) VMware Engineer
2 34 (17.44%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 34 (17.44%) Systems Engineer
3 32 (16.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (16.41%) Linux Engineer
4 30 (15.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 30 (15.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 29 (14.87%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 29 (14.87%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 27 (13.85%) Administrator
7 26 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 25 (12.82%) Architect
9 22 (11.28%) Cloud Administrator
9 22 (11.28%) Support Engineer
10 20 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
11 19 (9.74%) Consultant
11 19 (9.74%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (7.69%) VMware Support Engineer
13 14 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (6.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.79%) Middleware
2 4 (2.05%) Sass
2 4 (2.05%) XMPP
3 2 (1.03%) .NET
3 2 (1.03%) Web Services
4 1 (0.51%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (26.15%) EMC VNX
2 44 (22.56%) Data Centre
3 20 (10.26%) FlexPod
4 19 (9.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (7.18%) Clustering
6 11 (5.64%) Replication
7 9 (4.62%) Data Integration
7 9 (4.62%) Driving Licence
8 8 (4.10%) VCE vBlock
9 7 (3.59%) NHS
10 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (3.08%) EqualLogic
10 6 (3.08%) HP Storage
11 5 (2.56%) e-Health
12 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.54%) Private Cloud
13 3 (1.54%) Statistics
14 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 105 (53.85%) Windows
2 102 (52.31%) Linux
3 81 (41.54%) Windows Server
4 38 (19.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (16.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (14.87%) Unix
7 27 (13.85%) CentOS
8 11 (5.64%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.08%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.08%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.56%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.05%) Solaris
13 2 (1.03%) AIX
14 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (56.41%) ITIL
2 44 (22.56%) Mentoring
3 40 (20.51%) Service Management
4 29 (14.87%) Risk Analysis
5 28 (14.36%) Migration
6 27 (13.85%) Presales
7 25 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
8 24 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (6.67%) Server Patching
10 13 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (6.15%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.64%) Project Management
13 9 (4.62%) Information Security
13 9 (4.62%) Integration Testing
13 9 (4.62%) Logistics
14 8 (4.10%) Configuration Management
14 8 (4.10%) High Availability
15 7 (3.59%) Coaching
15 7 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.31%) PowerShell
2 53 (27.18%) Perl
3 50 (25.64%) Ruby
4 48 (24.62%) Python
5 31 (15.90%) SQL
6 26 (13.33%) Java
7 13 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 35 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (15.38%) CCNP
4 28 (14.36%) CCNA
5 25 (12.82%) RHCE
5 25 (12.82%) RHCSA
6 21 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (9.23%) Security Cleared
9 16 (8.21%) MCSA
10 14 (7.18%) SC Cleared
11 9 (4.62%) VCAP
12 6 (3.08%) CCA
12 6 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (2.56%) CCVP
13 5 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (2.05%) CCNP Voice
15 3 (1.54%) MCITP
15 3 (1.54%) MCTS
15 3 (1.54%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (19.49%) SLA
2 25 (12.82%) QA
3 7 (3.59%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) SAS 70
System Software
1 111 (56.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (41.54%) Active Directory
3 67 (34.36%) Hyper-V
4 48 (24.62%) VMware ESX
5 34 (17.44%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (8.72%) vCloud
7 10 (5.13%) XenApp
8 8 (4.10%) XenDesktop
9 7 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.05%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.54%) XenServer
12 2 (1.03%) Firmware
13 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.51%) iptables
13 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.51%) KVM
13 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (32.31%) SCCM
2 46 (23.59%) Puppet
3 35 (17.95%) SCVMM
3 35 (17.95%) WSUS
4 33 (16.92%) SCOM
5 25 (12.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 24 (12.31%) Windows Intune
7 23 (11.79%) vRealize
8 20 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (9.74%) Nagios
10 8 (4.10%) Backup Exec
11 7 (3.59%) SCDPM
12 6 (3.08%) Ansible
12 6 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (3.08%) yum
13 5 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (2.05%) Cisco UCCX
14 4 (2.05%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 182 (93.33%) VMware
2 114 (58.46%) Cisco
3 82 (42.05%) Red Hat
4 78 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 71 (36.41%) EMC
6 50 (25.64%) Citrix
7 43 (22.05%) NetApp
8 39 (20.00%) HP
9 25 (12.82%) Oracle
9 25 (12.82%) Qualys
10 21 (10.77%) RightScale
11 14 (7.18%) Dell
12 12 (6.15%) IBM
13 10 (5.13%) CA
14 7 (3.59%) Juniper
15 6 (3.08%) 3PAR
15 6 (3.08%) Veeam
16 5 (2.56%) Intel Security
17 4 (2.05%) Red Box
17 4 (2.05%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum and Fantastic Benefits, inc. Healthc
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Capita plc
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
Capita plc
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + OT
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago