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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 67 129 157
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +28
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 172 91 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.82% 1.81% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 24.02% 13.28% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 138 80 65
Median salary £53,250 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.53% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
716 685 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.88% 13.66% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 596 506 570
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +41 55 £65,000 +66.66% 3
Bracknell +12 41 £52,500 +36.36%
Slough +20 32 £60,000 +41.17%
Windsor +8 16 £54,000 +13.68%
Maidenhead -19 2 £85,000 +172.00%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 260 (93.86%) VMware
2 189 (68.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (60.29%) Linux
4 163 (58.84%) Cisco
5 143 (51.62%) Active Directory
5 143 (51.62%) Windows
6 130 (46.93%) Microsoft
7 111 (40.07%) Red Hat
8 109 (39.35%) PowerShell
9 100 (36.10%) Windows Server
10 94 (33.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 93 (33.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 87 (31.41%) Hyper-V
13 86 (31.05%) Finance
14 81 (29.24%) DNS
15 78 (28.16%) Python
16 73 (26.35%) ITIL
16 73 (26.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 73 (26.35%) Firewall
17 72 (25.99%) Office 365
18 71 (25.63%) Citrix
19 66 (23.83%) MS Excel
19 66 (23.83%) Windows Server 2012
20 65 (23.47%) IIS
20 65 (23.47%) Cisco Certification
20 65 (23.47%) CCNA
21 63 (22.74%) SAN
21 63 (22.74%) Perl
22 61 (22.02%) XenApp
23 60 (21.66%) MS Exchange

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 65 (23.47%) IIS
2 60 (21.66%) MS Exchange
3 45 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (9.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (6.50%) OpenStack
6 14 (5.05%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.53%) Apache
8 3 (1.08%) CMS
8 3 (1.08%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.36%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 66 (23.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.53%) MS Office
3 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 72 (25.99%) Office 365
2 23 (8.30%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (7.22%) SaaS
5 19 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (6.86%) OpenShift
6 14 (5.05%) IBM Cloud
6 14 (5.05%) SoftLayer
7 3 (1.08%) IaaS
8 1 (0.36%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 81 (29.24%) DNS
2 73 (26.35%) Firewall
3 63 (22.74%) SAN
4 47 (16.97%) DHCP
5 41 (14.80%) LAN
6 37 (13.36%) WAN
7 34 (12.27%) Wireless
8 32 (11.55%) Internet
9 31 (11.19%) TCP/IP
10 27 (9.75%) VPN
11 26 (9.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (8.66%) LDAP
13 19 (6.86%) FTP
13 19 (6.86%) NAS
14 15 (5.42%) Intranet
14 15 (5.42%) SMTP
15 12 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (4.33%) NetScaler
16 11 (3.97%) VLAN
17 9 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.83%) Relational Database
3 18 (6.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (6.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 13 (4.69%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 86 (31.05%) Finance
2 34 (12.27%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.81%) Games
4 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (31.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 61 (22.02%) VMware Engineer
3 50 (18.05%) Systems Engineer
4 42 (15.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (13.72%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 35 (12.64%) Administrator
6 35 (12.64%) Architect
6 35 (12.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 31 (11.19%) Support Engineer
8 27 (9.75%) Windows Engineer
9 25 (9.03%) Cloud Engineer
10 24 (8.66%) PowerShell Engineer
11 23 (8.30%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
12 22 (7.94%) Server Engineer
13 20 (7.22%) Cloud Architect
13 20 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
14 18 (6.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 17 (6.14%) Server Support
15 17 (6.14%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.05%) Web Services
2 11 (3.97%) JSON
2 11 (3.97%) SOAP
3 7 (2.53%) HTML
4 6 (2.17%) XML
5 4 (1.44%) Middleware
6 2 (0.72%) .NET
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.13%) Data Centre
2 46 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (10.11%) Clustering
4 25 (9.03%) EMC VNX
5 18 (6.50%) Statistics
5 18 (6.50%) VCE vBlock
6 17 (6.14%) FlexPod
7 16 (5.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (5.05%) Cryptography
8 14 (5.05%) PKI
9 13 (4.69%) Replication
10 8 (2.89%) Fintech
11 6 (2.17%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.81%) NHS
13 3 (1.08%) HP Storage
13 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
14 2 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
14 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 167 (60.29%) Linux
2 143 (51.62%) Windows
3 100 (36.10%) Windows Server
4 94 (33.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (23.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (20.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (8.66%) CentOS
7 24 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (6.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 16 (5.78%) Unix
10 11 (3.97%) Ubuntu
11 10 (3.61%) Solaris
12 9 (3.25%) Windows 10
13 7 (2.53%) Windows 7
13 7 (2.53%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.08%) Android
14 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.08%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.35%) ITIL
2 41 (14.80%) Presales
3 32 (11.55%) Mentoring
4 26 (9.39%) Change Control
4 26 (9.39%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 25 (9.03%) DevOps
5 25 (9.03%) Project Management
5 25 (9.03%) Virtual Environments
6 20 (7.22%) Capacity Planning
7 18 (6.50%) Server Monitoring
8 17 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (5.78%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (5.05%) Converged Infrastructure
11 13 (4.69%) Demand Management
11 13 (4.69%) Service Management
12 12 (4.33%) Problem Management
13 11 (3.97%) High Availability
13 11 (3.97%) Risk Analysis
13 11 (3.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 109 (39.35%) PowerShell
2 78 (28.16%) Python
3 63 (22.74%) Perl
4 40 (14.44%) Bash Shell
5 31 (11.19%) SQL
6 27 (9.75%) Ruby
7 15 (5.42%) Java
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (33.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 73 (26.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (23.47%) CCNA
3 65 (23.47%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (19.13%) MCSE
5 46 (16.61%) MCITP
5 46 (16.61%) RHCSA
6 40 (14.44%) MCSA
7 34 (12.27%) CCNP
8 33 (11.91%) RHCA
9 26 (9.39%) ITIL Certification
10 23 (8.30%) MCP
11 19 (6.86%) RHCE
12 13 (4.69%) VCDX
13 11 (3.97%) SC Cleared
13 11 (3.97%) Security Cleared
14 9 (3.25%) CCA
14 9 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (2.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (2.53%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.00%) SLA
2 29 (10.47%) PCI DSS
3 25 (9.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.97%) HIPAA
5 9 (3.25%) QA
6 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 189 (68.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (51.62%) Active Directory
3 87 (31.41%) Hyper-V
4 61 (22.02%) XenApp
5 49 (17.69%) vCloud
6 35 (12.64%) VMware ESX
7 34 (12.27%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (11.19%) Firmware
9 21 (7.58%) Virtual Desktop
10 14 (5.05%) Docker
11 10 (3.61%) XenDesktop
12 8 (2.89%) Terminal Services
12 8 (2.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (2.17%) iptables
13 6 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (1.81%) XenServer
15 4 (1.44%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (15.16%) SCCM
2 38 (13.72%) Puppet
3 32 (11.55%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (11.19%) WSUS
5 20 (7.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 19 (6.86%) Ansible
7 17 (6.14%) vRealize
8 14 (5.05%) HP Data Protector
9 12 (4.33%) Tivoli
10 11 (3.97%) Kibana
10 11 (3.97%) Nagios
10 11 (3.97%) WMI
11 10 (3.61%) Backup Exec
12 9 (3.25%) SCVMM
12 9 (3.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (2.89%) SCOM
13 8 (2.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 6 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
14 6 (2.17%) yum
15 4 (1.44%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 260 (93.86%) VMware
2 163 (58.84%) Cisco
3 130 (46.93%) Microsoft
4 111 (40.07%) Red Hat
5 71 (25.63%) Citrix
6 38 (13.72%) HP
7 36 (13.00%) Oracle
8 31 (11.19%) EMC
9 20 (7.22%) Qualys
10 16 (5.78%) NetApp
11 13 (4.69%) Nimsoft
11 13 (4.69%) Veritas
12 12 (4.33%) Huawei
12 12 (4.33%) IBM
13 11 (3.97%) ServiceNow
13 11 (3.97%) Veeam
14 10 (3.61%) Symantec
15 6 (2.17%) Egenera
15 6 (2.17%) Foundry
15 6 (2.17%) Sun
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