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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 128 148 119
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 86 78 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 1.33% 2.02%
As % of the System Software category 13.96% 10.13% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 75 65 96
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
616 770 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.25% 13.14% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 471 527 559
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -2 24 £45,000 +12.50%
Bracknell +39 20 £38,500 -35.83%
Reading -4 19 £39,000 -35.00% 3
Maidenhead +11 7 £35,000 +40.00%
Newbury +4 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Windsor - 2 £47,500 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 143 (97.28%) VMware
2 121 (82.31%) Windows
3 85 (57.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (57.14%) Cisco
5 79 (53.74%) Microsoft
6 74 (50.34%) Data Centre
7 64 (43.54%) Firewall
8 57 (38.78%) ITIL
9 55 (37.41%) Linux
9 55 (37.41%) Active Directory
10 52 (35.37%) Citrix
11 50 (34.01%) SAN
12 48 (32.65%) Hyper-V
13 47 (31.97%) VMware ESX
14 46 (31.29%) LAN
15 45 (30.61%) SQL
16 43 (29.25%) XenApp
17 42 (28.57%) WAN
18 39 (26.53%) TCP/IP
19 37 (25.17%) MS Exchange
19 37 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
20 35 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
21 34 (23.13%) MS Excel
21 34 (23.13%) DNS
22 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2003
22 32 (21.77%) Cisco ASA
23 31 (21.09%) VMware ESXi
23 31 (21.09%) NetApp
24 28 (19.05%) SLA
25 26 (17.69%) Juniper

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 37 (25.17%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (12.24%) IIS
5 11 (7.48%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.04%) Lync
7 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.04%) Apache
8 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (23.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (43.54%) Firewall
2 50 (34.01%) SAN
3 46 (31.29%) LAN
4 42 (28.57%) WAN
5 39 (26.53%) TCP/IP
6 34 (23.13%) DNS
7 32 (21.77%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (17.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (13.61%) DHCP
10 16 (10.88%) NAS
11 13 (8.84%) FTP
12 11 (7.48%) NetScaler
13 10 (6.80%) VPN
14 9 (6.12%) Ethernet
14 9 (6.12%) FCoE
14 9 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (5.44%) iSCSI
16 4 (2.72%) WebEx
16 4 (2.72%) Wireshark
16 4 (2.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.88%) MySQL
3 11 (7.48%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (7.48%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Legal
3 7 (4.76%) Retail
3 7 (4.76%) Billing
4 3 (2.04%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 22 (14.97%) Technical Engineer
3 19 (12.93%) Technical Support
4 18 (12.24%) Technical Support Engineer
5 14 (9.52%) Architect
6 13 (8.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.16%) Administrator
7 12 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (7.48%) Citrix Engineer
8 11 (7.48%) NetApp Engineer
9 10 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Senior Support Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) Network Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.76%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
13 5 (3.40%) 3rd Line Technical Support
13 5 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.36%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) WAP
3 1 (0.68%) SAML
3 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 74 (50.34%) Data Centre
2 24 (16.33%) FlexPod
3 19 (12.93%) Enterprise Cloud
4 11 (7.48%) Clustering
5 9 (6.12%) e-Health
6 8 (5.44%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.76%) N-Tier
8 6 (4.08%) EqualLogic
9 4 (2.72%) Replication
10 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.36%) Symmetrix
11 2 (1.36%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.68%) PKI
12 1 (0.68%) Statistics
12 1 (0.68%) HP Storage
12 1 (0.68%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 121 (82.31%) Windows
2 55 (37.41%) Linux
3 37 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (16.33%) Data ONTAP
7 21 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.40%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.78%) ITIL
2 19 (12.93%) Root Cause Analysis
2 19 (12.93%) Mentoring
3 13 (8.84%) Capacity Management
4 12 (8.16%) Risk Analysis
4 12 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 11 (7.48%) Problem Management
5 11 (7.48%) Coaching
6 8 (5.44%) Project Management
6 8 (5.44%) Service Management
6 8 (5.44%) Change Management
7 7 (4.76%) Validation
7 7 (4.76%) Migration
7 7 (4.76%) TOGAF
7 7 (4.76%) DoDAF
7 7 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 7 (4.76%) Business Development
7 7 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.76%) SABSA
7 7 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.61%) SQL
2 3 (2.04%) C
2 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.68%) C#
3 1 (0.68%) PHP
3 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (14.97%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.56%) CCA
2 17 (11.56%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (10.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (8.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.80%) MCSE
6 9 (6.12%) MCITP
6 9 (6.12%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.12%) CCEE
6 9 (6.12%) CCAA
7 8 (5.44%) NCDA
8 7 (4.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.72%) CCNA
11 3 (2.04%) CCNP
11 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.04%) RHCA
11 3 (2.04%) VCP5
12 2 (1.36%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.05%) SLA
2 9 (6.12%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.76%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 85 (57.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (37.41%) Active Directory
3 48 (32.65%) Hyper-V
4 47 (31.97%) VMware ESX
5 43 (29.25%) XenApp
6 31 (21.09%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (14.97%) vCloud
7 22 (14.97%) XenDesktop
8 12 (8.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (6.80%) Terminal Services
9 10 (6.80%) XenServer
10 7 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (2.04%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (10.88%) SCCM
2 13 (8.84%) SCOM
3 8 (5.44%) WSUS
3 8 (5.44%) EdgeSight
4 7 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 6 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.36%) Check_MK
6 2 (1.36%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (1.36%) Puppet
6 2 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.36%) Cacti
6 2 (1.36%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.36%) Nagios
6 2 (1.36%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.68%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 143 (97.28%) VMware
2 84 (57.14%) Cisco
3 79 (53.74%) Microsoft
4 52 (35.37%) Citrix
5 31 (21.09%) NetApp
6 26 (17.69%) Juniper
7 22 (14.97%) HP
8 15 (10.20%) Red Hat
8 15 (10.20%) Oracle
9 13 (8.84%) IBM
10 12 (8.16%) AppSense
11 9 (6.12%) Veritas
11 9 (6.12%) Dell
11 9 (6.12%) CA
12 6 (4.08%) EMC
13 3 (2.04%) Sun
13 3 (2.04%) Apple
13 3 (2.04%) Symantec
14 2 (1.36%) ProCurve
14 2 (1.36%) Veeam
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