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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 128 153 138
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 100 85 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 1.42% 1.65%
As % of the System Software category 11.76% 10.66% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81 68 89
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
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
850 797 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.85% 13.28% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 588 590 533
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,793 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +37 58 £39,500 -7.05%
Slough +2 18 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Maidenhead -9 5 £32,500 -36.27%
Bracknell -19 3 £50,000 +56.25%
Newbury +10 2 £32,500 +1.56%
Wokingham -3 2 £30,500 +5.17%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 177 (100.00%) VMware
2 153 (86.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (63.28%) Windows
4 92 (51.98%) Cisco
5 86 (48.59%) Citrix
6 82 (46.33%) Microsoft
7 70 (39.55%) Hyper-V
8 61 (34.46%) Active Directory
8 61 (34.46%) Linux
9 60 (33.90%) ITIL
10 54 (30.51%) XenApp
10 54 (30.51%) VMware ESXi
11 46 (25.99%) Firewall
12 45 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (25.42%) XenDesktop
13 41 (23.16%) Security Cleared
13 41 (23.16%) SQL
14 40 (22.60%) HP
14 40 (22.60%) DNS
14 40 (22.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 38 (21.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 38 (21.47%) MS Exchange
16 36 (20.34%) Citrix Certification
17 35 (19.77%) TCP/IP
17 35 (19.77%) NetApp
18 33 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
18 33 (18.64%) MCSE
19 31 (17.51%) CCA
20 30 (16.95%) SAN
20 30 (16.95%) PowerShell

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 38 (21.47%) MS Exchange
2 30 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (10.73%) Lync
4 19 (10.73%) IIS
5 16 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (6.21%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.82%) Apache
8 3 (1.69%) CMS
9 2 (1.13%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.13%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.56%) Drupal
10 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.56%) WordPress
10 1 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (12.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (25.99%) Firewall
2 40 (22.60%) DNS
3 35 (19.77%) TCP/IP
4 30 (16.95%) SAN
5 28 (15.82%) NetScaler
6 24 (13.56%) VPN
7 22 (12.43%) LAN
7 22 (12.43%) MPLS
7 22 (12.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (11.86%) IPsec
8 21 (11.86%) BGP
9 20 (11.30%) WAN
10 19 (10.73%) OSPF
10 19 (10.73%) SSL
10 19 (10.73%) Multicast
11 15 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (8.47%) DHCP
12 12 (6.78%) WAAS
13 8 (4.52%) iSCSI
14 7 (3.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (7.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.82%) MySQL
5 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.69%) DB2
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (5.08%) Retail
2 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (14.69%) Architect
1 26 (14.69%) Consultant
2 23 (12.99%) Support Engineer
3 17 (9.60%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (9.04%) Virtualisation Architect
5 14 (7.91%) NOC Engineer
6 13 (7.34%) Technical Engineer
6 13 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (6.78%) Storage Architect
7 12 (6.78%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.65%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (5.08%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.52%) Desktop Support
10 8 (4.52%) Senior NOC Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.82%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.13%) Worklight
2 2 (1.13%) .NET
2 2 (1.13%) Middleware
2 2 (1.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.86%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (6.78%) Mathematics
2 12 (6.78%) CLARiiON
2 12 (6.78%) Celerra
2 12 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.52%) Replication
4 7 (3.95%) EqualLogic
5 5 (2.82%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.13%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 112 (63.28%) Windows
2 61 (34.46%) Linux
3 45 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (22.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (10.73%) Windows 7
6 18 (10.17%) UNIX
7 13 (7.34%) Windows 8
8 12 (6.78%) VMS
9 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.95%) Solaris
10 7 (3.95%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.39%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.82%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.82%) AIX
12 5 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.82%) SUSE
13 4 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.90%) ITIL
2 21 (11.86%) Change Management
3 15 (8.47%) Network Management
4 7 (3.95%) Test Management
4 7 (3.95%) Test Scripting
4 7 (3.95%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (3.95%) Performance Engineering
4 7 (3.95%) Service Delivery
5 6 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (2.82%) Configuration Management
6 5 (2.82%) CRM
6 5 (2.82%) Data Management
6 5 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (2.82%) Operations Management
7 4 (2.26%) Performance Testing
7 4 (2.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (1.69%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (1.13%) Content Management
9 2 (1.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.16%) SQL
2 30 (16.95%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.34%) Python
4 12 (6.78%) Ruby
5 7 (3.95%) C
5 7 (3.95%) C#
6 3 (1.69%) PHP
6 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.13%) VBScript
7 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (23.16%) Security Cleared
2 38 (21.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 36 (20.34%) Citrix Certification
4 33 (18.64%) MCSE
4 33 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (17.51%) CCA
6 28 (15.82%) VCAP
7 26 (14.69%) NCDA
7 26 (14.69%) NCIE
8 24 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (12.43%) MCTS
9 22 (12.43%) MCITP
9 22 (12.43%) VTSP
10 21 (11.86%) SC Cleared
11 20 (11.30%) Degree
11 20 (11.30%) CCNA
12 18 (10.17%) CCEE
12 18 (10.17%) CCIA
13 17 (9.60%) CCEA
14 13 (7.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.86%) SLA
2 19 (10.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.69%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (86.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (39.55%) Hyper-V
3 61 (34.46%) Active Directory
4 54 (30.51%) XenApp
4 54 (30.51%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (25.42%) XenDesktop
6 22 (12.43%) XenServer
7 20 (11.30%) VMware ESX
8 19 (10.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (10.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 17 (9.60%) vCloud
11 14 (7.91%) Terminal Services
12 8 (4.52%) Firmware
13 2 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (1.13%) Xen
14 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (8.47%) Zenoss
1 15 (8.47%) XenMobile
2 12 (6.78%) HP Data Protector
2 12 (6.78%) NetBackup
3 10 (5.65%) SCCM
4 8 (4.52%) SCOM
5 7 (3.95%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (3.39%) EdgeSight
7 5 (2.82%) Legato
8 4 (2.26%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.26%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.13%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.13%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.13%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.13%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.56%) Plesk
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 177 (100.00%) VMware
2 92 (51.98%) Cisco
3 86 (48.59%) Citrix
4 82 (46.33%) Microsoft
5 40 (22.60%) HP
6 35 (19.77%) NetApp
7 26 (14.69%) EMC
8 19 (10.73%) Oracle
9 17 (9.60%) Juniper
10 15 (8.47%) Polycom
11 13 (7.34%) IBM
12 12 (6.78%) Red Hat
12 12 (6.78%) AppSense
12 12 (6.78%) 3PAR
13 10 (5.65%) Symantec
14 8 (4.52%) Dell
15 7 (3.95%) Nortel
15 7 (3.95%) CommVault
15 7 (3.95%) Ciena
15 7 (3.95%) Egenera
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago