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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South East / Berkshire
Rank 171 112 141
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +29
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 18 117 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 2.24% 1.61%
As % of the System Software category 3.17% 15.27% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 110 70
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
568 766 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.56% 14.68% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 466 670 582
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Slough +5 6 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Reading -5 4 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Windsor - 2 £75,000 -
Wokingham +4 1 £35,000 -11.39%
Newbury - 1 £47,500 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 107 (92.24%) VMware
2 85 (73.28%) Linux
3 79 (68.10%) Cisco
4 75 (64.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 67 (57.76%) Windows
6 57 (49.14%) Active Directory
6 57 (49.14%) Hyper-V
7 48 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (40.52%) Red Hat
8 47 (40.52%) DNS
9 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
9 45 (38.79%) PowerShell
9 45 (38.79%) vCloud
10 36 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (31.03%) Presales
11 33 (28.45%) TCP/IP
11 33 (28.45%) Finance
11 33 (28.45%) Firewall
12 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
12 31 (26.72%) IIS
12 31 (26.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 30 (25.86%) Office 365
13 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 30 (25.86%) MCSE
14 29 (25.00%) Perl
14 29 (25.00%) Windows Server
15 28 (24.14%) Python
16 27 (23.28%) SAN
16 27 (23.28%) Telecoms
16 27 (23.28%) MCITP

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 31 (26.72%) IIS
2 14 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.21%) OpenStack
4 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.45%) Apache
6 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.72%) CMS
7 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.86%) Office 365
2 24 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (11.21%) SaaS
5 12 (10.34%) IBM Cloud
5 12 (10.34%) SoftLayer
6 9 (7.76%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.72%) IaaS
8 1 (0.86%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 47 (40.52%) DNS
2 33 (28.45%) Firewall
2 33 (28.45%) TCP/IP
3 27 (23.28%) SAN
4 17 (14.66%) DHCP
4 17 (14.66%) Wireless
5 16 (13.79%) LAN
6 15 (12.93%) VPN
7 14 (12.07%) LDAP
7 14 (12.07%) SMTP
7 14 (12.07%) WAN
8 13 (11.21%) FTP
8 13 (11.21%) Internet
9 12 (10.34%) VSAN
10 9 (7.76%) Intranet
11 7 (6.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (4.31%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (3.45%) NAS
15 3 (2.59%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.93%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.86%) MySQL
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 33 (28.45%) Finance
2 27 (23.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.72%) Electronics
3 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (32.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (25.86%) Architect
3 26 (22.41%) Cloud Architect
4 25 (21.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (19.83%) Cloud Engineer
6 21 (18.10%) Administrator
7 15 (12.93%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 14 (12.07%) Linux Administrator
8 14 (12.07%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (12.07%) Technical Architect
8 14 (12.07%) VMware Engineer
9 11 (9.48%) Senior Architect
10 10 (8.62%) Virtualisation Architect
10 10 (8.62%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
11 9 (7.76%) PowerShell Engineer
12 8 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (6.90%) Senior Technical Architect
12 8 (6.90%) Senior VMware Engineer
13 7 (6.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 7 (6.03%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) Web Services
2 4 (3.45%) HTML
2 4 (3.45%) JSON
2 4 (3.45%) SOAP
3 3 (2.59%) XML
4 2 (1.72%) Middleware
5 1 (0.86%) .NET
5 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.41%) Data Centre
2 22 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (13.79%) Clustering
4 14 (12.07%) PKI
5 13 (11.21%) FlexPod
5 13 (11.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (9.48%) VCE vBlock
7 9 (7.76%) Statistics
8 8 (6.90%) N-Tier
9 7 (6.03%) EMC VNX
10 4 (3.45%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.72%) HP Storage
11 2 (1.72%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (1.72%) Replication
12 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (73.28%) Linux
2 67 (57.76%) Windows
3 48 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 17 (14.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (12.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.31%) CentOS
10 3 (2.59%) Solaris
10 3 (2.59%) Unix
11 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.86%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.86%) Debian
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) Presales
2 22 (18.97%) ITIL
3 19 (16.38%) Project Management
4 18 (15.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 14 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (12.07%) High Availability
5 14 (12.07%) Load Balancing
5 14 (12.07%) Mentoring
5 14 (12.07%) Server Monitoring
6 13 (11.21%) Change Control
6 13 (11.21%) Project Planning
6 13 (11.21%) Validation
7 12 (10.34%) Demand Management
8 11 (9.48%) Converged Infrastructure
8 11 (9.48%) Problem Management
9 10 (8.62%) Business Continuity
9 10 (8.62%) Migration
9 10 (8.62%) Network Design
9 10 (8.62%) OWASP
9 10 (8.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) PowerShell
2 29 (25.00%) Perl
3 28 (24.14%) Python
4 17 (14.66%) Ruby
5 14 (12.07%) Java
6 10 (8.62%) VB
7 7 (6.03%) SQL
8 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (26.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (25.86%) MCSE
4 27 (23.28%) MCITP
5 16 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (12.93%) CCNA
7 14 (12.07%) MCSA
8 13 (11.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (10.34%) VCDX
10 10 (8.62%) RHCA
10 10 (8.62%) RHCSA
11 9 (7.76%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (6.03%) MCP
13 4 (3.45%) CCNP
14 2 (1.72%) CCA
14 2 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (1.72%) MCTS
14 2 (1.72%) RHCE
14 2 (1.72%) VCP6
14 2 (1.72%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.10%) SLA
2 16 (13.79%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.31%) QA
5 4 (3.45%) HIPAA
6 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (64.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (49.14%) Active Directory
2 57 (49.14%) Hyper-V
3 45 (38.79%) vCloud
4 17 (14.66%) XenApp
5 13 (11.21%) Terminal Services
5 13 (11.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (10.34%) Docker
7 8 (6.90%) VMware ESX
8 7 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (5.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (3.45%) Firmware
11 3 (2.59%) iptables
12 2 (1.72%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.72%) XenServer
13 1 (0.86%) KVM
13 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (18.10%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (18.10%) Puppet
2 14 (12.07%) WSUS
3 13 (11.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 12 (10.34%) Ansible
5 10 (8.62%) SCCM
5 10 (8.62%) vMotion
5 10 (8.62%) vRealize
6 9 (7.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (3.45%) Kibana
7 4 (3.45%) WMI
8 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.72%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.86%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 107 (92.24%) VMware
2 79 (68.10%) Cisco
3 47 (40.52%) Red Hat
4 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
5 20 (17.24%) Citrix
5 20 (17.24%) HP
6 19 (16.38%) Oracle
7 13 (11.21%) Veritas
8 12 (10.34%) Nimsoft
9 11 (9.48%) Huawei
10 10 (8.62%) EMC
11 9 (7.76%) Qualys
12 7 (6.03%) NetApp
13 5 (4.31%) Veeam
14 4 (3.45%) ServiceNow
15 3 (2.59%) 3PAR
15 3 (2.59%) CheckPoint
15 3 (2.59%) Egenera
15 3 (2.59%) F5
15 3 (2.59%) Foundry
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