The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 88 138 138
Rank change year-on-year
+50 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 131 86 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.04% 1.65% 1.61%
As % of the System Software category 19.64% 13.07% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 105 72 76
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £48,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
667 658 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.49% 12.65% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 564 519 569
Median salary £50,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Berkshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +49 56 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Bracknell +7 29 £52,500 +36.36% 2
Slough +16 21 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Windsor +7 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Newbury +2 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Maidenhead -10 1 £85,000 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 243 (94.55%) VMware
2 187 (72.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (62.26%) Linux
4 155 (60.31%) Cisco
5 136 (52.92%) Active Directory
6 135 (52.53%) Windows
7 129 (50.19%) Microsoft
8 109 (42.41%) PowerShell
9 107 (41.63%) Red Hat
10 98 (38.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 86 (33.46%) Hyper-V
11 86 (33.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 84 (32.68%) Windows Server
13 82 (31.91%) DNS
14 78 (30.35%) Finance
15 75 (29.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 75 (29.18%) Office 365
16 72 (28.02%) Python
17 70 (27.24%) IIS
18 66 (25.68%) Citrix
19 64 (24.90%) MS Excel
20 61 (23.74%) Windows Server 2012
21 60 (23.35%) MS Exchange
22 59 (22.96%) Firewall
22 59 (22.96%) XenApp
23 58 (22.57%) MCSE
24 57 (22.18%) Perl
24 57 (22.18%) vCloud
25 56 (21.79%) Data Centre
25 56 (21.79%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (27.24%) IIS
2 60 (23.35%) MS Exchange
3 46 (17.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (7.39%) SharePoint
6 17 (6.61%) OpenStack
7 16 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.11%) Apache
9 4 (1.56%) CMS
10 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.39%) CloudStack
Applications
1 64 (24.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.33%) MS Office
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 75 (29.18%) Office 365
2 29 (11.28%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (8.17%) SaaS
5 19 (7.39%) OpenShift
6 17 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (5.84%) IBM Cloud
7 15 (5.84%) SoftLayer
8 3 (1.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.39%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 82 (31.91%) DNS
2 59 (22.96%) Firewall
3 56 (21.79%) SAN
4 48 (18.68%) DHCP
5 39 (15.18%) LAN
5 39 (15.18%) TCP/IP
6 37 (14.40%) Wireless
7 34 (13.23%) WAN
8 32 (12.45%) Internet
9 26 (10.12%) LDAP
9 26 (10.12%) VPN
10 21 (8.17%) FTP
11 17 (6.61%) Intranet
11 17 (6.61%) SMTP
12 16 (6.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (6.23%) NAS
13 13 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (3.89%) NetScaler
14 10 (3.89%) VLAN
15 8 (3.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.45%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.39%) MySQL
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (5.45%) Vagrant
2 12 (4.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 78 (30.35%) Finance
2 36 (14.01%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.95%) Games
4 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Electronics
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (32.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (19.84%) VMware Engineer
3 45 (17.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (15.56%) Systems Engineer
5 38 (14.79%) Architect
6 36 (14.01%) Administrator
7 31 (12.06%) Support Engineer
8 30 (11.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 28 (10.89%) Windows Engineer
10 27 (10.51%) Cloud Engineer
10 27 (10.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 26 (10.12%) Cloud Architect
12 24 (9.34%) PowerShell Engineer
13 23 (8.95%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (8.56%) Linux Administrator
14 22 (8.56%) Server Engineer
15 20 (7.78%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 19 (7.39%) Technical Architect
17 17 (6.61%) Server Support
18 15 (5.84%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.84%) Web Services
2 11 (4.28%) JSON
2 11 (4.28%) SOAP
3 8 (3.11%) HTML
4 7 (2.72%) XML
5 2 (0.78%) .NET
5 2 (0.78%) Middleware
6 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (21.79%) Data Centre
2 45 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (11.67%) Clustering
4 18 (7.00%) VCE vBlock
5 17 (6.61%) FlexPod
5 17 (6.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (6.61%) Statistics
6 16 (6.23%) EMC VNX
6 16 (6.23%) PKI
7 14 (5.45%) Cryptography
8 8 (3.11%) Fintech
9 6 (2.33%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.33%) Replication
10 3 (1.17%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.17%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 160 (62.26%) Linux
2 135 (52.53%) Windows
3 98 (38.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 84 (32.68%) Windows Server
5 61 (23.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (7.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 16 (6.23%) CentOS
10 11 (4.28%) Ubuntu
10 11 (4.28%) Unix
11 7 (2.72%) Solaris
12 4 (1.56%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.17%) Android
13 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.17%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.17%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.17%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.79%) ITIL
2 48 (18.68%) Presales
3 31 (12.06%) Project Management
4 29 (11.28%) Mentoring
5 28 (10.89%) Change Control
6 25 (9.73%) Virtual Environments
6 25 (9.73%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 24 (9.34%) DevOps
8 20 (7.78%) Server Monitoring
9 19 (7.39%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (5.84%) Converged Infrastructure
12 14 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (5.45%) Demand Management
13 13 (5.06%) Load Balancing
13 13 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (5.06%) Project Planning
13 13 (5.06%) Validation
14 12 (4.67%) High Availability
14 12 (4.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 109 (42.41%) PowerShell
2 72 (28.02%) Python
3 57 (22.18%) Perl
4 39 (15.18%) Bash Shell
5 28 (10.89%) SQL
6 25 (9.73%) Ruby
7 15 (5.84%) Java
8 2 (0.78%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (33.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 75 (29.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (22.57%) MCSE
4 56 (21.79%) CCNA
4 56 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (18.68%) MCITP
6 41 (15.95%) RHCSA
7 38 (14.79%) MCSA
8 33 (12.84%) RHCA
9 26 (10.12%) CCNP
10 25 (9.73%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (9.34%) MCP
12 14 (5.45%) RHCE
12 14 (5.45%) VCDX
13 13 (5.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (2.72%) CCA
14 7 (2.72%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (2.33%) SC Cleared
15 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
16 5 (1.95%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.01%) SLA
2 30 (11.67%) PCI DSS
3 25 (9.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (4.28%) HIPAA
5 8 (3.11%) QA
6 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 187 (72.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (52.92%) Active Directory
3 86 (33.46%) Hyper-V
4 59 (22.96%) XenApp
5 57 (22.18%) vCloud
6 32 (12.45%) Firmware
6 32 (12.45%) VMware ESX
7 24 (9.34%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (8.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (5.84%) Docker
10 13 (5.06%) Terminal Services
10 13 (5.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (2.72%) iptables
11 7 (2.72%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.56%) XenServer
14 1 (0.39%) KVM
14 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (13.23%) Puppet
2 33 (12.84%) SCCM
3 31 (12.06%) WSUS
4 29 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (7.39%) Ansible
5 19 (7.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 14 (5.45%) vRealize
7 13 (5.06%) HP Data Protector
7 13 (5.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 12 (4.67%) Tivoli
9 11 (4.28%) Kibana
9 11 (4.28%) WMI
10 9 (3.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (3.11%) Backup Exec
12 7 (2.72%) Nagios
13 5 (1.95%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (1.95%) yum
14 4 (1.56%) SCVMM
15 3 (1.17%) PowerCLI
15 3 (1.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 243 (94.55%) VMware
2 155 (60.31%) Cisco
3 129 (50.19%) Microsoft
4 107 (41.63%) Red Hat
5 66 (25.68%) Citrix
6 39 (15.18%) HP
7 36 (14.01%) Oracle
8 20 (7.78%) EMC
9 19 (7.39%) Qualys
10 17 (6.61%) Veritas
11 14 (5.45%) Huawei
11 14 (5.45%) Nimsoft
12 12 (4.67%) IBM
12 12 (4.67%) NetApp
13 11 (4.28%) ServiceNow
14 10 (3.89%) Symantec
15 8 (3.11%) Veeam
16 7 (2.72%) F5
16 7 (2.72%) Foundry
16 7 (2.72%) Sun
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