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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 161 142 146
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 65 78 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 1.34% 1.71%
As % of the System Software category 9.10% 10.53% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 52 67 68
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £29,600 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%
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
714 741 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.73% 12.76% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 519 591 505
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -26 22 £75,000 +100.00% 3
Slough +18 21 £42,000 -1.17% 1
Newbury +7 4 £43,000 -3.37%
Bracknell +5 4 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Maidenhead -13 4 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Thatcham -3 1 £23,500 -6.00% 2
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 139 (95.86%) VMware
2 106 (73.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (70.34%) Windows
4 69 (47.59%) ITIL
5 65 (44.83%) Cisco
6 60 (41.38%) Linux
7 52 (35.86%) Microsoft
8 49 (33.79%) Citrix
8 49 (33.79%) SAN
9 46 (31.72%) Hyper-V
10 43 (29.66%) XenApp
11 42 (28.97%) HP
12 41 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 41 (28.28%) Firewall
13 39 (26.90%) TCP/IP
14 37 (25.52%) Active Directory
15 31 (21.38%) Security Cleared
15 31 (21.38%) XenDesktop
16 30 (20.69%) DNS
16 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
17 28 (19.31%) SLA
17 28 (19.31%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (18.62%) SQL Server
18 27 (18.62%) PowerShell
19 26 (17.93%) SharePoint
20 25 (17.24%) NetApp
21 24 (16.55%) SCCM
22 23 (15.86%) MS Excel
22 23 (15.86%) LAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 26 (17.93%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 19 (13.10%) IIS
3 14 (9.66%) Apache
4 11 (7.59%) nginx
5 10 (6.90%) Lync
6 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.83%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.14%) Drupal
7 6 (4.14%) Alfresco
7 6 (4.14%) WordPress
7 6 (4.14%) CMS
8 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.38%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (15.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (33.79%) SAN
2 41 (28.28%) Firewall
3 39 (26.90%) TCP/IP
4 30 (20.69%) DNS
5 28 (19.31%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (15.86%) LAN
7 22 (15.17%) DHCP
8 20 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (13.10%) WAN
10 18 (12.41%) Fibre Channel
11 14 (9.66%) NetScaler
11 14 (9.66%) VPN
12 13 (8.97%) NAS
13 11 (7.59%) iSCSI
14 10 (6.90%) FCoE
14 10 (6.90%) Ethernet
15 8 (5.52%) Wireshark
16 6 (4.14%) VLAN
17 5 (3.45%) MPLS
17 5 (3.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.97%) MySQL
2 13 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.21%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (4.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (9.66%) LoadRunner
2 7 (4.83%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (9.66%) Telecoms
1 14 (9.66%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Retail
3 7 (4.83%) Billing
3 7 (4.83%) Legal
4 4 (2.76%) Games
5 3 (2.07%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (20.69%) Support Engineer
2 17 (11.72%) Consultant
2 17 (11.72%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (10.34%) Architect
4 11 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (7.59%) Technical Support
4 11 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (6.90%) IT Support
5 10 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 10 (6.90%) Analyst
6 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Tester
7 8 (5.52%) Junior
7 8 (5.52%) Performance Tester
8 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.83%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.38%) RESTful
2 2 (1.38%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) COM
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) Replication
2 14 (9.66%) Clustering
2 14 (9.66%) Enterprise Cloud
3 12 (8.28%) FlexPod
4 11 (7.59%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.59%) Mathematics
5 10 (6.90%) e-Health
6 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.83%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.76%) EqualLogic
9 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.69%) EPoS
11 1 (0.69%) DTV
11 1 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 102 (70.34%) Windows
2 60 (41.38%) Linux
3 41 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (12.41%) UNIX
6 16 (11.03%) Windows XP
7 11 (7.59%) Ubuntu
7 11 (7.59%) CentOS
8 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.52%) VMS
10 7 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (4.14%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.07%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.07%) SUSE
12 3 (2.07%) AIX
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.69%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (47.59%) ITIL
2 23 (15.86%) Mentoring
3 21 (14.48%) Root Cause Analysis
4 20 (13.79%) Coaching
5 14 (9.66%) Performance Engineering
5 14 (9.66%) Migration
5 14 (9.66%) Test Management
5 14 (9.66%) Test Scripting
6 13 (8.97%) Change Management
7 10 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 10 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (5.52%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.52%) ITIL V3
8 8 (5.52%) Project Management
9 7 (4.83%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.83%) Validation
9 7 (4.83%) SOA
9 7 (4.83%) TOGAF
9 7 (4.83%) DoDAF
9 7 (4.83%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.62%) PowerShell
2 20 (13.79%) SQL
3 14 (9.66%) C
3 14 (9.66%) C#
4 12 (8.28%) PHP
5 10 (6.90%) Python
5 10 (6.90%) Perl
6 4 (2.76%) VBScript
7 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (21.38%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.17%) MCSE
2 22 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
4 19 (13.10%) CCA
4 19 (13.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (12.41%) SC Cleared
6 12 (8.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (7.59%) VCP5
8 10 (6.90%) MCITP
9 9 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (6.21%) CCNA
9 9 (6.21%) CCEE
10 8 (5.52%) CCAA
10 8 (5.52%) DV Cleared
11 7 (4.83%) ISEB
11 7 (4.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (4.14%) MCSA
13 5 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (2.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.31%) SLA
2 11 (7.59%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.83%) COBIT
4 5 (3.45%) QA
5 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (73.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (31.72%) Hyper-V
3 43 (29.66%) XenApp
4 37 (25.52%) Active Directory
5 31 (21.38%) XenDesktop
6 30 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (11.72%) VMware ESX
8 16 (11.03%) Terminal Services
9 14 (9.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (8.28%) XenServer
11 8 (5.52%) vCloud
12 7 (4.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (2.76%) Samba
14 2 (1.38%) KVM
14 2 (1.38%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (16.55%) SCCM
2 14 (9.66%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (7.59%) Plesk
3 11 (7.59%) cPanel
3 11 (7.59%) Webmin
4 8 (5.52%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (4.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (4.83%) SCOM
5 7 (4.83%) EdgeSight
6 6 (4.14%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.76%) ARCserve
7 4 (2.76%) SCVMM
8 3 (2.07%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.38%) vMotion
9 2 (1.38%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.38%) AppManager
9 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.69%) WSUS
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 139 (95.86%) VMware
2 65 (44.83%) Cisco
3 52 (35.86%) Microsoft
4 49 (33.79%) Citrix
5 42 (28.97%) HP
6 25 (17.24%) NetApp
7 22 (15.17%) IBM
8 18 (12.41%) Oracle
8 18 (12.41%) Red Hat
9 14 (9.66%) 3PAR
10 11 (7.59%) CA
11 8 (5.52%) AppSense
12 7 (4.83%) Veritas
12 7 (4.83%) Juniper
13 6 (4.14%) EMC
13 6 (4.14%) Brocade
13 6 (4.14%) Veeam
14 5 (3.45%) Dell
14 5 (3.45%) CheckPoint
15 4 (2.76%) SolarWinds
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