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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 139 149 154
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 91 81 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.57% 1.37% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 10.89% 10.25% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 74 61 66
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,550 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
836 790 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.38% 13.39% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 602 565 508
Average salary £39,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.30% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +28 40 £34,000 -24.44%
Slough -4 23 £36,500 -2.66% 3
Maidenhead +5 8 £32,500 -
Newbury +10 4 £33,750 +5.46% 1
Bracknell -19 3 £50,000 +56.25%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (98.91%) VMware
2 155 (84.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (59.24%) Windows
4 98 (53.26%) Cisco
5 84 (45.65%) Citrix
6 79 (42.93%) Microsoft
7 65 (35.33%) Hyper-V
8 61 (33.15%) Linux
9 60 (32.61%) ITIL
10 54 (29.35%) XenApp
11 53 (28.80%) Firewall
12 52 (28.26%) VMware ESXi
12 52 (28.26%) Active Directory
13 44 (23.91%) XenDesktop
13 44 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (22.28%) TCP/IP
15 40 (21.74%) DNS
15 40 (21.74%) Security Cleared
16 39 (21.20%) Citrix Certification
16 39 (21.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 37 (20.11%) HP
18 35 (19.02%) NetApp
18 35 (19.02%) SAN
19 34 (18.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 34 (18.48%) CCA
20 33 (17.93%) SQL
21 31 (16.85%) MCSE
21 31 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
21 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
22 27 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.50%) IIS
2 23 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (11.41%) Lync
5 15 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.89%) Apache
7 8 (4.35%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.80%) CMS
9 6 (3.26%) nginx
10 5 (2.72%) Drupal
10 5 (2.72%) Alfresco
10 5 (2.72%) WordPress
11 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.09%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (11.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.17%) Office 365
2 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (28.80%) Firewall
2 41 (22.28%) TCP/IP
3 40 (21.74%) DNS
4 35 (19.02%) SAN
5 27 (14.67%) LAN
5 27 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (14.13%) VPN
7 24 (13.04%) NetScaler
8 23 (12.50%) WAN
9 22 (11.96%) MPLS
9 22 (11.96%) IPsec
10 21 (11.41%) BGP
10 21 (11.41%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (10.33%) Multicast
11 19 (10.33%) OSPF
11 19 (10.33%) SSL
12 16 (8.70%) DHCP
13 12 (6.52%) WAAS
14 10 (5.43%) iSCSI
15 7 (3.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.89%) MySQL
5 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.63%) DB2
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.54%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (4.89%) Retail
2 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.17%) Finance
4 3 (1.63%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (14.67%) Support Engineer
2 26 (14.13%) Architect
3 23 (12.50%) Consultant
4 16 (8.70%) Virtualisation Architect
5 15 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (8.15%) Technical Engineer
6 14 (7.61%) NOC Engineer
7 13 (7.07%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (6.52%) Storage Architect
8 12 (6.52%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (5.43%) Analyst
9 10 (5.43%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.89%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.35%) Senior NOC Engineer
11 8 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
12 7 (3.80%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.72%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.09%) Worklight
2 2 (1.09%) .NET
2 2 (1.09%) Middleware
2 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.41%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (7.07%) Mathematics
3 12 (6.52%) Replication
3 12 (6.52%) CLARiiON
3 12 (6.52%) Celerra
4 11 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.89%) FlexPod
6 6 (3.26%) EqualLogic
7 5 (2.72%) Clustering
8 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.09%) e-Health
9 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.54%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 109 (59.24%) Windows
2 61 (33.15%) Linux
3 44 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (21.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.24%) UNIX
6 14 (7.61%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.52%) VMS
8 9 (4.89%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.80%) Solaris
10 7 (3.80%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.26%) Ubuntu
11 6 (3.26%) CentOS
12 5 (2.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.72%) SUSE
12 5 (2.72%) AIX
13 4 (2.17%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.61%) ITIL
2 21 (11.41%) Change Management
3 15 (8.15%) Network Management
4 13 (7.07%) Mentoring
5 8 (4.35%) Performance Engineering
5 8 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (4.35%) Test Management
5 8 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 8 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 7 (3.80%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (3.26%) Coaching
8 5 (2.72%) CRM
8 5 (2.72%) Data Management
8 5 (2.72%) Operations Management
9 4 (2.17%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.17%) Performance Testing
9 4 (2.17%) Capacity Management
10 3 (1.63%) Migration
10 3 (1.63%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.93%) SQL
2 27 (14.67%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.07%) Python
4 8 (4.35%) C
4 8 (4.35%) C#
4 8 (4.35%) Ruby
5 6 (3.26%) PHP
6 5 (2.72%) Perl
7 4 (2.17%) VBScript
8 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 39 (21.20%) Citrix Certification
3 34 (18.48%) CCA
3 34 (18.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 31 (16.85%) MCSE
4 31 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (14.13%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (13.59%) VCAP
7 23 (12.50%) NCDA
7 23 (12.50%) NCIE
8 22 (11.96%) VTSP
8 22 (11.96%) CCNA
9 21 (11.41%) MCITP
9 21 (11.41%) CCEE
10 20 (10.87%) Degree
11 19 (10.33%) SC Cleared
11 19 (10.33%) MCTS
12 18 (9.78%) CCIA
13 17 (9.24%) CCEA
14 10 (5.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.13%) SLA
2 19 (10.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.63%) QA
3 3 (1.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 155 (84.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (35.33%) Hyper-V
3 54 (29.35%) XenApp
4 52 (28.26%) VMware ESXi
4 52 (28.26%) Active Directory
5 44 (23.91%) XenDesktop
6 22 (11.96%) VMware ESX
7 18 (9.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 18 (9.78%) XenServer
8 17 (9.24%) vCloud
9 16 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (6.52%) Terminal Services
11 8 (4.35%) Firmware
12 2 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (8.15%) Zenoss
1 15 (8.15%) XenMobile
2 12 (6.52%) HP Data Protector
2 12 (6.52%) SCCM
3 8 (4.35%) SCOM
3 8 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (3.26%) Plesk
4 6 (3.26%) EdgeSight
4 6 (3.26%) cPanel
4 6 (3.26%) Webmin
5 5 (2.72%) Legato
6 4 (2.17%) ARCserve
6 4 (2.17%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.09%) AppManager
7 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 182 (98.91%) VMware
2 98 (53.26%) Cisco
3 84 (45.65%) Citrix
4 79 (42.93%) Microsoft
5 37 (20.11%) HP
6 35 (19.02%) NetApp
7 21 (11.41%) EMC
8 18 (9.78%) Oracle
9 17 (9.24%) Red Hat
10 15 (8.15%) Polycom
11 14 (7.61%) 3PAR
11 14 (7.61%) IBM
12 12 (6.52%) Juniper
12 12 (6.52%) AppSense
13 9 (4.89%) Symantec
14 8 (4.35%) Veeam
15 7 (3.80%) Egenera
15 7 (3.80%) Ciena
15 7 (3.80%) CommVault
15 7 (3.80%) Nortel
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + On-Call
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
The People Network
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 9 days ago