The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 154 130 163
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +33
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 69 98 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 1.85% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 9.53% 14.16% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 60 72 56
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £31,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
724 692 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.29% 13.06% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 569 489 444
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
South East

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -30 31 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Maidenhead -4 14 £30,000 -40.00%
Newbury 0 7 £44,000 +6.66%
Thatcham +4 6 £25,000 -28.57%
Slough -8 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Windsor - 4 - - 1
Bracknell +16 3 £47,500 +53.22%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 138 (95.17%) VMware
2 107 (73.79%) Windows
3 101 (69.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (52.41%) Microsoft
5 69 (47.59%) Active Directory
5 69 (47.59%) IIS
6 57 (39.31%) Citrix
7 49 (33.79%) Linux
8 46 (31.72%) SQL Server
9 43 (29.66%) SAN
9 43 (29.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (28.97%) MS Exchange
11 41 (28.28%) XenApp
12 40 (27.59%) Cisco
13 39 (26.90%) Firewall
14 36 (24.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 36 (24.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 35 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
15 35 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (23.45%) Hyper-V
16 34 (23.45%) Degree
16 34 (23.45%) SQL
17 33 (22.76%) Red Hat
17 33 (22.76%) VMware ESXi
18 32 (22.07%) MySQL
18 32 (22.07%) MCSE
18 32 (22.07%) Apache
19 31 (21.38%) Migration
20 30 (20.69%) PHP
21 29 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 69 (47.59%) IIS
2 42 (28.97%) MS Exchange
3 32 (22.07%) Apache
4 27 (18.62%) CMS
4 27 (18.62%) Drupal
4 27 (18.62%) Alfresco
4 27 (18.62%) WordPress
4 27 (18.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (15.86%) nginx
6 14 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (9.66%) SharePoint
7 13 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (6.90%) Lync
9 8 (5.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (4.83%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
11 4 (2.76%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) SaaS
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.66%) SAN
2 39 (26.90%) Firewall
3 20 (13.79%) DNS
4 19 (13.10%) FTP
5 17 (11.72%) DHCP
6 16 (11.03%) NAS
7 9 (6.21%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.21%) VPN
8 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.76%) LAN
9 4 (2.76%) VoIP
9 4 (2.76%) WAN
9 4 (2.76%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.07%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.07%) Network Security
10 3 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.38%) HTTP
12 1 (0.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.72%) SQL Server
2 35 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 35 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (22.07%) MySQL
4 20 (13.79%) Relational Database
5 16 (11.03%) Oracle Database
6 11 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (6.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 19 (13.10%) Finance
2 4 (2.76%) Games
3 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (20.69%) Administrator
2 26 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (15.17%) Consultant
4 18 (12.41%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (12.41%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (9.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) Citrix Support
7 11 (7.59%) Server Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Analyst
8 9 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Linux Support
8 9 (6.21%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (6.21%) Linux Support Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Citrix Support Specialist
9 8 (5.52%) Citrix Specialist
9 8 (5.52%) Support Specialist
9 8 (5.52%) UNIX Administrator
10 7 (4.83%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.83%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.79%) COM
2 3 (2.07%) .NET
3 2 (1.38%) J2EE
3 2 (1.38%) XML
4 1 (0.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Clustering
2 9 (6.21%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (5.52%) FlexPod
4 7 (4.83%) iPhone
4 7 (4.83%) EqualLogic
4 7 (4.83%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.14%) Replication
6 5 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.76%) Kindle
8 1 (0.69%) PMI
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 107 (73.79%) Windows
2 49 (33.79%) Linux
3 43 (29.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (15.86%) Ubuntu
5 23 (15.86%) CentOS
5 23 (15.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (13.10%) UNIX
7 12 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.21%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.21%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.83%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.83%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (4.83%) Windows Vista
9 7 (4.83%) Android
9 7 (4.83%) Mac OS X
9 7 (4.83%) Windows Phone
10 5 (3.45%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.76%) VMS
12 3 (2.07%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.38%) Migration
2 20 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (13.79%) ITIL
3 17 (11.72%) Service Delivery
4 15 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (8.28%) Change Management
5 12 (8.28%) Project Management
6 8 (5.52%) BPR
7 7 (4.83%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.83%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.45%) Business Continuity
10 4 (2.76%) Validation
10 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.76%) SIEM
10 4 (2.76%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.45%) SQL
2 30 (20.69%) PHP
3 26 (17.93%) Perl
4 23 (15.86%) Python
5 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.07%) Java
7 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (24.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 36 (24.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 34 (23.45%) Degree
3 32 (22.07%) MCSE
4 25 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (16.55%) CCNA
6 23 (15.86%) MCITP
7 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
8 13 (8.97%) SC Cleared
9 10 (6.90%) NCDA
10 9 (6.21%) NCIE
10 9 (6.21%) RHCA
11 8 (5.52%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (5.52%) MCP
12 7 (4.83%) CEH
12 7 (4.83%) VCAP
12 7 (4.83%) ACSP
12 7 (4.83%) DV Cleared
12 7 (4.83%) GNVQ
13 5 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.17%) SLA
2 4 (2.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 101 (69.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (47.59%) Active Directory
3 41 (28.28%) XenApp
4 34 (23.45%) Hyper-V
5 33 (22.76%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (18.62%) VMware ESX
7 22 (15.17%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.14%) vCloud
9 5 (3.45%) KVM
9 5 (3.45%) XenServer
10 3 (2.07%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.69%) NFS
12 1 (0.69%) Xen
12 1 (0.69%) PowerConvert
Systems Management
1 28 (19.31%) Plesk
2 8 (5.52%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (3.45%) SCCM
4 5 (3.45%) SCOM
4 5 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.07%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.38%) WSUS
7 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.69%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.69%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 138 (95.17%) VMware
2 76 (52.41%) Microsoft
3 57 (39.31%) Citrix
4 40 (27.59%) Cisco
5 33 (22.76%) Red Hat
6 27 (18.62%) HP
7 23 (15.86%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (14.48%) Oracle
8 21 (14.48%) NetApp
9 13 (8.97%) IBM
10 11 (7.59%) EMC
11 10 (6.90%) Symantec
12 7 (4.83%) Acronis
12 7 (4.83%) Apple
12 7 (4.83%) Dell
12 7 (4.83%) Sun
13 6 (4.14%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.07%) Sophos
15 2 (1.38%) Brocade
15 2 (1.38%) Postini
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Including a full Benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago