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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 133 139 142
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 89 83 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.62% 1.52% 1.46%
As % of the System Software category 12.11% 11.28% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 68 66 54
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £30,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
735 736 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.34% 13.44% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 546 562 444
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,900
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Slough +18 30 £42,000 -2.09%
Reading -11 21 £75,000 +89.87% 2
Newbury +2 10 £37,500 -21.05%
Maidenhead -14 8 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Bracknell -9 5 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Thatcham -6 1 £23,500 -6.00% 2
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 184 (96.84%) VMware
2 149 (78.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (66.32%) Windows
4 89 (46.84%) Cisco
5 78 (41.05%) ITIL
5 78 (41.05%) Citrix
6 71 (37.37%) Microsoft
7 69 (36.32%) Linux
7 69 (36.32%) Hyper-V
8 62 (32.63%) XenApp
9 54 (28.42%) SAN
10 52 (27.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 52 (27.37%) Firewall
11 50 (26.32%) Active Directory
11 50 (26.32%) HP
12 48 (25.26%) XenDesktop
13 44 (23.16%) VMware ESXi
14 43 (22.63%) TCP/IP
15 41 (21.58%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
17 37 (19.47%) Security Cleared
18 34 (17.89%) DNS
19 33 (17.37%) MCSE
19 33 (17.37%) SQL Server
19 33 (17.37%) CCA
19 33 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
19 33 (17.37%) NetApp
19 33 (17.37%) Cisco ASA
20 31 (16.32%) SLA
21 30 (15.79%) MS Exchange

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 30 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.58%) IIS
3 20 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 15 (7.89%) Apache
4 15 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (7.37%) Lync
6 11 (5.79%) nginx
7 9 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (3.16%) CMS
8 6 (3.16%) Drupal
8 6 (3.16%) Alfresco
8 6 (3.16%) WordPress
9 4 (2.11%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (14.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (28.42%) SAN
2 52 (27.37%) Firewall
3 43 (22.63%) TCP/IP
4 34 (17.89%) DNS
5 33 (17.37%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (15.79%) LAN
7 27 (14.21%) NetScaler
8 26 (13.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (13.68%) WAN
9 22 (11.58%) DHCP
10 20 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
11 19 (10.00%) VPN
12 15 (7.89%) iSCSI
13 11 (5.79%) NAS
14 10 (5.26%) Wireshark
14 10 (5.26%) MPLS
14 10 (5.26%) Ethernet
14 10 (5.26%) FCoE
15 9 (4.74%) BGP
16 8 (4.21%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (6.84%) MySQL
5 7 (3.68%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.58%) DB2
7 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (6.84%) LoadRunner
2 6 (3.16%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (7.37%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.32%) Retail
3 10 (5.26%) Finance
4 4 (2.11%) Games
5 3 (1.58%) Banking
5 3 (1.58%) Billing
5 3 (1.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (19.47%) Support Engineer
2 25 (13.16%) Consultant
3 23 (12.11%) Architect
4 19 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (7.37%) Analyst
5 14 (7.37%) Support Analyst
5 14 (7.37%) Technical Support
5 14 (7.37%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (4.74%) Citrix Consultant
9 9 (4.74%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (4.74%) Virtualisation Architect
9 9 (4.74%) IT Support
10 8 (4.21%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.21%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.58%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.05%) RESTful
2 2 (1.05%) Worklight
2 2 (1.05%) .NET
2 2 (1.05%) Middleware
2 2 (1.05%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.53%) COM
3 1 (0.53%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.00%) Replication
2 15 (7.89%) Mathematics
2 15 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.84%) FlexPod
4 10 (5.26%) Clustering
4 10 (5.26%) e-Health
5 7 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.16%) EqualLogic
7 5 (2.63%) Celerra
7 5 (2.63%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.58%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.53%) PKI
10 1 (0.53%) EPoS
10 1 (0.53%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 126 (66.32%) Windows
2 69 (36.32%) Linux
3 52 (27.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (21.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (12.63%) UNIX
6 17 (8.95%) Windows XP
7 12 (6.32%) VMS
8 11 (5.79%) Ubuntu
8 11 (5.79%) CentOS
8 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.21%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.63%) SUSE
10 5 (2.63%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.63%) AIX
10 5 (2.63%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.11%) Solaris
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (41.05%) ITIL
2 23 (12.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 23 (12.11%) Mentoring
3 20 (10.53%) Coaching
4 19 (10.00%) Change Management
5 13 (6.84%) Service Delivery
5 13 (6.84%) Test Management
5 13 (6.84%) Test Scripting
5 13 (6.84%) Performance Engineering
6 12 (6.32%) Migration
7 10 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 10 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (3.68%) ITIL V3
8 7 (3.68%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.63%) CRM
10 5 (2.63%) Operations Management
10 5 (2.63%) Capacity Management
10 5 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (2.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.26%) PowerShell
2 27 (14.21%) SQL
3 14 (7.37%) Python
4 13 (6.84%) C
4 13 (6.84%) C#
5 12 (6.32%) PHP
6 10 (5.26%) Perl
7 4 (2.11%) VBScript
7 4 (2.11%) Ruby
8 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 37 (19.47%) Security Cleared
3 33 (17.37%) MCSE
3 33 (17.37%) CCA
3 33 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (11.58%) SC Cleared
6 20 (10.53%) CCEE
7 14 (7.37%) VCP5
8 13 (6.84%) MCITP
9 12 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (6.32%) CCNA
9 12 (6.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (6.32%) VCAP
10 11 (5.79%) VTSP
10 11 (5.79%) CCIA
11 10 (5.26%) DV Cleared
11 10 (5.26%) CCEA
12 8 (4.21%) CCAA
13 7 (3.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.32%) SLA
2 11 (5.79%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.63%) QA
3 5 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 149 (78.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (36.32%) Hyper-V
3 62 (32.63%) XenApp
4 50 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 48 (25.26%) XenDesktop
6 44 (23.16%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (11.58%) VMware ESX
8 20 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (10.53%) XenServer
9 16 (8.42%) Terminal Services
10 13 (6.84%) vCloud
11 4 (2.11%) Samba
11 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.58%) Firmware
12 3 (1.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (1.05%) Xen
13 2 (1.05%) KVM
13 2 (1.05%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (15.79%) SCCM
2 14 (7.37%) XenMobile
3 13 (6.84%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (6.32%) HP Data Protector
5 11 (5.79%) Plesk
5 11 (5.79%) SCOM
5 11 (5.79%) cPanel
5 11 (5.79%) Webmin
6 9 (4.74%) EdgeSight
7 8 (4.21%) Backup Exec
8 6 (3.16%) SCVMM
8 6 (3.16%) ARCserve
9 4 (2.11%) NetBackup
9 4 (2.11%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.05%) AppManager
11 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (1.05%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 184 (96.84%) VMware
2 89 (46.84%) Cisco
3 78 (41.05%) Citrix
4 71 (37.37%) Microsoft
5 50 (26.32%) HP
6 33 (17.37%) NetApp
7 28 (14.74%) IBM
8 21 (11.05%) Oracle
9 19 (10.00%) 3PAR
10 18 (9.47%) Red Hat
11 16 (8.42%) EMC
12 12 (6.32%) AppSense
13 11 (5.79%) CA
14 8 (4.21%) CheckPoint
14 8 (4.21%) Veeam
15 7 (3.68%) Polycom
16 6 (3.16%) Brocade
16 6 (3.16%) Dell
17 5 (2.63%) Juniper
18 4 (2.11%) ProCurve
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance and 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bell Integration
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago