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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 127 123 146
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 105 103 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.77% 1.82% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 12.92% 13.53% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 83 85 81
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £35,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,350 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
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
813 761 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.71% 13.44% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 548 572 509
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
(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 -6 52 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Slough +13 24 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Newbury +7 7 £31,500 -31.89%
Maidenhead -23 3 £25,000 -50.98%
Wokingham -2 2 £30,500 -32.22%
Bracknell -17 2 £60,000 +50.00% 6
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 157 (100.00%) VMware
2 134 (85.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (61.15%) Windows
4 91 (57.96%) Microsoft
5 86 (54.78%) Cisco
6 77 (49.04%) Citrix
7 66 (42.04%) Active Directory
8 64 (40.76%) Hyper-V
9 56 (35.67%) Linux
10 49 (31.21%) ITIL
11 48 (30.57%) SQL
12 45 (28.66%) NetApp
12 45 (28.66%) VMware ESXi
13 42 (26.75%) DNS
14 41 (26.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 40 (25.48%) XenDesktop
15 40 (25.48%) XenApp
15 40 (25.48%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (24.20%) HP
16 38 (24.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 37 (23.57%) Firewall
17 37 (23.57%) MS Exchange
18 33 (21.02%) Microsoft Certification
19 32 (20.38%) MCSE
19 32 (20.38%) Exchange Server 2010
20 31 (19.75%) NCDA
20 31 (19.75%) NCIE
21 30 (19.11%) VCAP
21 30 (19.11%) EMC
21 30 (19.11%) Citrix Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 37 (23.57%) MS Exchange
2 32 (20.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (15.29%) IIS
5 22 (14.01%) Lync
6 17 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.46%) Apache
7 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.27%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.27%) CMS
8 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (16.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) Office 365
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.75%) DNS
2 37 (23.57%) Firewall
3 27 (17.20%) SAN
4 25 (15.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (15.29%) NetScaler
5 24 (15.29%) TCP/IP
6 23 (14.65%) VPN
7 19 (12.10%) MPLS
8 18 (11.46%) BGP
8 18 (11.46%) IPsec
9 17 (10.83%) Multicast
9 17 (10.83%) OSPF
9 17 (10.83%) SSL
10 13 (8.28%) LAN
10 13 (8.28%) DHCP
11 12 (7.64%) WAN
11 12 (7.64%) WAAS
12 9 (5.73%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (5.10%) FTP
14 7 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.37%) MySQL
5 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.27%) DB2
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (1.91%) Retail
2 2 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (20.38%) Consultant
2 27 (17.20%) Architect
3 16 (10.19%) Virtualisation Architect
4 15 (9.55%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.28%) Technical Consultant
5 13 (8.28%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (8.28%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (8.28%) Administrator
6 12 (7.64%) Storage Architect
6 12 (7.64%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 11 (7.01%) NOC Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (6.37%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (6.37%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (5.73%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Storage Consultant
9 9 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.18%) .NET
1 5 (3.18%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.91%) Web Services
3 2 (1.27%) Worklight
3 2 (1.27%) Middleware
3 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.64%) XML
4 1 (0.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (7.64%) CLARiiON
2 12 (7.64%) EqualLogic
2 12 (7.64%) Celerra
3 10 (6.37%) FlexPod
4 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 2 (1.27%) Replication
7 2 (1.27%) Kindle
8 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 96 (61.15%) Windows
2 56 (35.67%) Linux
3 40 (25.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (24.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (10.83%) Windows 7
6 14 (8.92%) Windows 8
7 11 (7.01%) UNIX
8 9 (5.73%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (5.10%) Windows Vista
10 7 (4.46%) Solaris
11 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (3.18%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.55%) Windows XP
13 4 (2.55%) VMS
13 4 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.27%) SUSE
14 2 (1.27%) AIX
15 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.64%) Android
15 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.21%) ITIL
2 16 (10.19%) Change Management
3 15 (9.55%) Network Management
4 9 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.10%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.46%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (3.18%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.18%) CRM
7 5 (3.18%) Migration
7 5 (3.18%) Data Management
8 4 (2.55%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.55%) Operations Management
9 3 (1.91%) Problem Management
9 3 (1.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (1.91%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (1.91%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (1.91%) Validation
9 3 (1.91%) Project Management
9 3 (1.91%) Data Modelling
10 2 (1.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.57%) SQL
2 24 (15.29%) PowerShell
3 14 (8.92%) Python
3 14 (8.92%) Ruby
4 6 (3.82%) PHP
5 3 (1.91%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.91%) Java
6 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.27%) VB
6 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (26.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 33 (21.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (20.38%) MCSE
4 31 (19.75%) NCDA
4 31 (19.75%) NCIE
5 30 (19.11%) VCAP
5 30 (19.11%) Citrix Certification
6 28 (17.83%) Security Cleared
7 25 (15.92%) VTSP
7 25 (15.92%) CCA
8 24 (15.29%) MCITP
9 23 (14.65%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (14.01%) Degree
10 22 (14.01%) MCTS
11 19 (12.10%) CCNA
12 17 (10.83%) CCEA
12 17 (10.83%) CCIA
13 14 (8.92%) CCEE
14 9 (5.73%) VCDX
15 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.65%) SLA
2 17 (10.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 134 (85.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (42.04%) Active Directory
3 64 (40.76%) Hyper-V
4 45 (28.66%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (25.48%) XenDesktop
5 40 (25.48%) XenApp
6 22 (14.01%) VMware ESX
7 21 (13.38%) XenServer
8 18 (11.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 17 (10.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (10.19%) vCloud
11 9 (5.73%) Terminal Services
12 7 (4.46%) Firmware
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (1.27%) Xen
14 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.55%) Zenoss
2 14 (8.92%) XenMobile
2 14 (8.92%) NetBackup
3 9 (5.73%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.46%) SCCM
5 5 (3.18%) SCOM
5 5 (3.18%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (3.18%) Legato
6 4 (2.55%) WSUS
6 4 (2.55%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.55%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.27%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.27%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.27%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.64%) Puppet
9 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 157 (100.00%) VMware
2 91 (57.96%) Microsoft
3 86 (54.78%) Cisco
4 77 (49.04%) Citrix
5 45 (28.66%) NetApp
6 38 (24.20%) HP
7 30 (19.11%) EMC
8 20 (12.74%) Juniper
9 15 (9.55%) Oracle
10 13 (8.28%) Symantec
10 13 (8.28%) Polycom
11 12 (7.64%) 3PAR
11 12 (7.64%) Dell
12 11 (7.01%) Red Hat
13 9 (5.73%) IBM
13 9 (5.73%) Veeam
14 8 (5.10%) AppSense
15 7 (4.46%) PlateSpin
15 7 (4.46%) Egenera
15 7 (4.46%) Ciena
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £61000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £61200 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + min 15% bonus+pension+bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £62000.00 per annum + 15% bonus+excellent pension+bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 19 days ago