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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 170 154 131
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 56 68 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 1.19% 1.95%
As % of the System Software category 7.97% 9.60% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40 59 78
Average salary £47,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £29,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
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
703 708 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.77% 12.41% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 505 555 514
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -4 26 £85,000 +126.66% 6
Slough +16 13 £42,500 -24.44% 1
Maidenhead -13 5 £35,750 +19.16% 4
Bracknell +4 1 £32,500 -53.57% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 136 (94.44%) VMware
2 106 (73.61%) Windows
3 102 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (47.22%) ITIL
4 68 (47.22%) Cisco
5 64 (44.44%) Linux
6 60 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 59 (40.97%) SAN
8 53 (36.81%) Hyper-V
9 51 (35.42%) Citrix
10 44 (30.56%) Firewall
10 44 (30.56%) XenApp
11 43 (29.86%) TCP/IP
12 42 (29.17%) Active Directory
13 41 (28.47%) HP
14 38 (26.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (25.69%) DNS
16 34 (23.61%) SQL Server
16 34 (23.61%) XenDesktop
17 31 (21.53%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (21.53%) SLA
18 30 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (19.44%) MS Excel
19 28 (19.44%) SharePoint
19 28 (19.44%) DHCP
19 28 (19.44%) Security Cleared
20 27 (18.75%) Mentoring
21 26 (18.06%) SCCM
22 25 (17.36%) LAN
22 25 (17.36%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 28 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 22 (15.28%) IIS
3 20 (13.89%) MS Exchange
4 14 (9.72%) Apache
5 11 (7.64%) nginx
5 11 (7.64%) Lync
6 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.86%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (4.17%) Drupal
8 6 (4.17%) Alfresco
8 6 (4.17%) WordPress
8 6 (4.17%) CMS
9 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (40.97%) SAN
2 44 (30.56%) Firewall
3 43 (29.86%) TCP/IP
4 37 (25.69%) DNS
5 30 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (19.44%) DHCP
7 25 (17.36%) LAN
8 22 (15.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
10 19 (13.19%) WAN
11 18 (12.50%) VPN
12 16 (11.11%) NAS
13 14 (9.72%) NetScaler
14 12 (8.33%) FCoE
14 12 (8.33%) Ethernet
15 10 (6.94%) iSCSI
16 7 (4.86%) Wireshark
17 6 (4.17%) VLAN
17 6 (4.17%) FTP
18 4 (2.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 14 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (9.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (9.03%) MySQL
5 10 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) LoadRunner
2 7 (4.86%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (11.81%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.33%) Retail
4 10 (6.94%) Billing
4 10 (6.94%) Legal
5 4 (2.78%) Games
6 3 (2.08%) Banking
6 3 (2.08%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 18 (12.50%) Architect
3 17 (11.81%) Consultant
4 13 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (7.64%) IT Support
6 10 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (6.94%) Technical Architect
7 9 (6.25%) Analyst
7 9 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 9 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Performance Tester
9 7 (4.86%) Tester
10 6 (4.17%) Junior
10 6 (4.17%) Data Architect
10 6 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.94%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.39%) RESTful
2 2 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) COM
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Replication
2 17 (11.81%) Clustering
3 15 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 14 (9.72%) Enterprise Cloud
4 14 (9.72%) FlexPod
5 12 (8.33%) e-Health
6 10 (6.94%) N-Tier
7 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.86%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.78%) EqualLogic
10 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.69%) EPoS
11 1 (0.69%) DTV
11 1 (0.69%) PKI
11 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 106 (73.61%) Windows
2 64 (44.44%) Linux
3 38 (26.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (21.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (10.42%) Windows XP
6 14 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (9.72%) UNIX
7 11 (7.64%) CentOS
7 11 (7.64%) Ubuntu
8 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.78%) VMS
11 3 (2.08%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.69%) Android
12 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (47.22%) ITIL
2 27 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 22 (15.28%) Coaching
3 22 (15.28%) Root Cause Analysis
4 17 (11.81%) Migration
5 12 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 12 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (7.64%) Test Management
6 11 (7.64%) Test Scripting
6 11 (7.64%) Load Balancing
6 11 (7.64%) Change Management
6 11 (7.64%) Project Management
6 11 (7.64%) Performance Engineering
7 10 (6.94%) SABSA
7 10 (6.94%) Validation
7 10 (6.94%) TOGAF
7 10 (6.94%) SOA
7 10 (6.94%) Project Planning
7 10 (6.94%) Business Development
7 10 (6.94%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.28%) PowerShell
2 21 (14.58%) SQL
3 12 (8.33%) PHP
4 11 (7.64%) C
4 11 (7.64%) C#
5 10 (6.94%) Perl
5 10 (6.94%) Python
6 2 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 24 (16.67%) MCSE
2 24 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (14.58%) CCA
3 21 (14.58%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
5 14 (9.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 13 (9.03%) MCITP
7 10 (6.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (6.94%) VCP5
8 9 (6.25%) CCEE
8 9 (6.25%) CCAA
9 7 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.86%) CCNA
9 7 (4.86%) ISEB
10 6 (4.17%) MCSA
10 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.53%) SLA
2 13 (9.03%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.94%) COBIT
4 5 (3.47%) QA
System Software
1 102 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (36.81%) Hyper-V
3 44 (30.56%) XenApp
4 42 (29.17%) Active Directory
5 34 (23.61%) XenDesktop
6 24 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 18 (12.50%) Terminal Services
8 15 (10.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (9.72%) vCloud
10 13 (9.03%) XenServer
11 10 (6.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (2.78%) Samba
13 2 (1.39%) KVM
13 2 (1.39%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.69%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (18.06%) SCCM
2 11 (7.64%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (7.64%) Plesk
2 11 (7.64%) cPanel
2 11 (7.64%) Webmin
3 10 (6.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (5.56%) EdgeSight
4 8 (5.56%) SCOM
5 6 (4.17%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.78%) ARCserve
6 4 (2.78%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.39%) AppManager
7 2 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.39%) WSUS
7 2 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.39%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.39%) vMotion
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 136 (94.44%) VMware
2 68 (47.22%) Cisco
3 60 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 51 (35.42%) Citrix
5 41 (28.47%) HP
6 25 (17.36%) NetApp
7 22 (15.28%) Red Hat
8 20 (13.89%) Oracle
9 19 (13.19%) IBM
10 15 (10.42%) 3PAR
11 13 (9.03%) CA
12 10 (6.94%) Juniper
12 10 (6.94%) Veritas
13 9 (6.25%) AppSense
14 7 (4.86%) Brocade
14 7 (4.86%) Dell
15 6 (4.17%) EMC
15 6 (4.17%) Veeam
16 5 (3.47%) ProCurve
16 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£95,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
GCS
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000-38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £44000 - £47000 per annum + +Full Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago