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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 138 157 105
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -52
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 77 55 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.54% 1.01% 2.39%
As % of the System Software category 12.28% 7.12% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 114
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
627 772 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.55% 14.13% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 439 536 614
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -3 25 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Maidenhead +3 14 £33,750 +3.84%
Slough +4 13 £41,250 -17.50%
Bracknell +23 9 £38,500 -35.83%
Newbury +9 2 £53,750 +70.63% 1
Windsor 0 2 £47,500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 134 (95.04%) VMware
2 114 (80.85%) Windows
3 87 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (54.61%) Cisco
5 70 (49.65%) Linux
6 67 (47.52%) Microsoft
7 64 (45.39%) Data Centre
8 59 (41.84%) ITIL
9 57 (40.43%) Hyper-V
10 56 (39.72%) Firewall
11 54 (38.30%) SAN
12 50 (35.46%) Citrix
13 46 (32.62%) Active Directory
14 43 (30.50%) TCP/IP
15 40 (28.37%) XenApp
16 38 (26.95%) DNS
17 37 (26.24%) LAN
18 36 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
18 36 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
19 34 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
19 34 (24.11%) WAN
20 33 (23.40%) HP
20 33 (23.40%) MS Excel
21 31 (21.99%) SQL
21 31 (21.99%) SLA
21 31 (21.99%) NetApp
22 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
22 28 (19.86%) VMware ESXi
23 27 (19.15%) Cisco Nexus
23 27 (19.15%) VMware ESX

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 23 (16.31%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.89%) SharePoint
3 16 (11.35%) IIS
4 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (6.38%) Lync
7 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.55%) Apache
8 5 (3.55%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.13%) nginx
9 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.42%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.71%) CMS
11 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.71%) Drupal
11 1 (0.71%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.35%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (39.72%) Firewall
2 54 (38.30%) SAN
3 43 (30.50%) TCP/IP
4 38 (26.95%) DNS
5 37 (26.24%) LAN
6 36 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (24.11%) WAN
8 27 (19.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (18.44%) DHCP
10 18 (12.77%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (12.06%) NAS
12 16 (11.35%) VPN
13 13 (9.22%) Ethernet
13 13 (9.22%) FCoE
14 12 (8.51%) NetScaler
15 7 (4.96%) FTP
16 6 (4.26%) VLAN
17 4 (2.84%) Network Security
17 4 (2.84%) iSCSI
17 4 (2.84%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.35%) MySQL
3 15 (10.64%) Oracle Database
4 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.67%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) TestDirector
1 5 (3.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (10.64%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Legal
3 10 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.09%) Retail
3 10 (7.09%) Billing
4 4 (2.84%) Advertising
5 2 (1.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (26.24%) Support Engineer
2 23 (16.31%) Architect
3 17 (12.06%) Consultant
4 15 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (9.22%) Technical Support
5 13 (9.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.09%) Technical Architect
8 9 (6.38%) Administrator
8 9 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.67%) Network Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (5.67%) Technical Support Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) IT Support
10 7 (4.96%) Data Centre Architect
10 7 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.09%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.42%) RESTful
2 2 (1.42%) COM
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 64 (45.39%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.77%) FlexPod
3 15 (10.64%) Enterprise Cloud
4 14 (9.93%) Clustering
5 13 (9.22%) e-Health
5 13 (9.22%) Management Information System
6 10 (7.09%) N-Tier
7 8 (5.67%) Replication
8 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.71%) DTV
10 1 (0.71%) PKI
10 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 114 (80.85%) Windows
2 70 (49.65%) Linux
3 36 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (16.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (12.77%) Data ONTAP
8 9 (6.38%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.96%) UNIX
10 5 (3.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.84%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.13%) CentOS
12 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.13%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.71%) Android
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (41.84%) ITIL
2 23 (16.31%) Root Cause Analysis
3 20 (14.18%) Mentoring
4 18 (12.77%) Coaching
4 18 (12.77%) Problem Management
5 15 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
6 14 (9.93%) Migration
7 12 (8.51%) Project Management
8 10 (7.09%) Validation
8 10 (7.09%) TOGAF
8 10 (7.09%) SOA
8 10 (7.09%) Change Management
8 10 (7.09%) DoDAF
8 10 (7.09%) Project Planning
8 10 (7.09%) Business Development
8 10 (7.09%) Load Balancing
8 10 (7.09%) SABSA
9 8 (5.67%) Capacity Management
9 8 (5.67%) ITIL V3
9 8 (5.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.99%) SQL
2 12 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.96%) C
4 5 (3.55%) C#
4 5 (3.55%) PHP
5 3 (2.13%) Perl
5 3 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (19.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 24 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (17.02%) MCSE
3 21 (14.89%) Security Cleared
4 15 (10.64%) CCA
4 15 (10.64%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (9.22%) MCITP
5 13 (9.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (7.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (7.09%) VCP5
7 9 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.96%) CCNA
10 5 (3.55%) ISEB
10 5 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.84%) CCEE
11 4 (2.84%) CCAA
12 3 (2.13%) RHCA
12 3 (2.13%) Degree
12 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.99%) SLA
2 13 (9.22%) PCI DSS
3 10 (7.09%) COBIT
4 3 (2.13%) QA
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 87 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (40.43%) Hyper-V
3 46 (32.62%) Active Directory
4 40 (28.37%) XenApp
5 28 (19.86%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (19.15%) XenDesktop
6 27 (19.15%) VMware ESX
7 25 (17.73%) vCloud
8 14 (9.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (9.22%) Terminal Services
10 11 (7.80%) XenServer
11 10 (7.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (2.84%) Samba
13 2 (1.42%) KVM
13 2 (1.42%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (15.60%) SCCM
2 10 (7.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (4.96%) SCOM
3 7 (4.96%) EdgeSight
4 6 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.84%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.84%) WSUS
7 3 (2.13%) Plesk
7 3 (2.13%) cPanel
7 3 (2.13%) Webmin
8 2 (1.42%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.71%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 134 (95.04%) VMware
2 77 (54.61%) Cisco
3 67 (47.52%) Microsoft
4 50 (35.46%) Citrix
5 33 (23.40%) HP
6 31 (21.99%) NetApp
7 21 (14.89%) Red Hat
8 19 (13.48%) IBM
8 19 (13.48%) Oracle
9 17 (12.06%) Juniper
10 13 (9.22%) CA
10 13 (9.22%) 3PAR
11 10 (7.09%) Veritas
12 8 (5.67%) AppSense
13 7 (4.96%) EMC
14 5 (3.55%) Brocade
14 5 (3.55%) ProCurve
15 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds
15 4 (2.84%) Dell
16 3 (2.13%) Sun
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