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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 148 117 142
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 80 111 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.34% 2.02% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 10.31% 15.06% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 68 98 62
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
776 737 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.04% 13.41% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 532 565 523
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,320 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -45 31 £57,500 +43.75%
Slough +17 21 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Maidenhead -11 11 £25,000 -44.44%
Newbury 0 6 £31,500 -33.68% 1
Bracknell -17 3 £60,000 +50.00% 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 129 (99.23%) VMware
2 107 (82.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (66.15%) Windows
4 81 (62.31%) Microsoft
5 73 (56.15%) Cisco
6 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
7 62 (47.69%) Citrix
8 50 (38.46%) Linux
9 48 (36.92%) SQL
10 45 (34.62%) NetApp
11 44 (33.85%) Hyper-V
12 39 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 39 (30.00%) ITIL
13 38 (29.23%) DNS
14 36 (27.69%) MS Exchange
14 36 (27.69%) VMware ESXi
15 34 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 34 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 33 (25.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 31 (23.85%) NCDA
18 30 (23.08%) NCIE
18 30 (23.08%) Firewall
19 29 (22.31%) HP
19 29 (22.31%) IIS
20 28 (21.54%) XenDesktop
21 27 (20.77%) Cisco Certification
21 27 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (20.00%) XenApp
22 26 (20.00%) VCAP
23 25 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (27.69%) MS Exchange
2 34 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (22.31%) IIS
4 25 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (16.15%) Lync
6 15 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 9 (6.92%) Apache
9 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (3.08%) OpenStack
9 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.54%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.54%) CMS
11 1 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Office 365
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.31%) SaaS
4 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.23%) DNS
2 30 (23.08%) Firewall
3 25 (19.23%) SAN
4 24 (18.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (16.15%) VPN
6 16 (12.31%) TCP/IP
7 15 (11.54%) SSL
7 15 (11.54%) DHCP
7 15 (11.54%) MPLS
7 15 (11.54%) OSPF
7 15 (11.54%) BGP
7 15 (11.54%) IPsec
7 15 (11.54%) Multicast
8 12 (9.23%) NetScaler
8 12 (9.23%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (6.15%) WAAS
10 6 (4.62%) iSCSI
10 6 (4.62%) FTP
10 6 (4.62%) LAN
10 6 (4.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (13.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.00%) MySQL
4 7 (5.38%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (3.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (24.62%) Consultant
2 16 (12.31%) Architect
3 14 (10.77%) Administrator
4 13 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (9.23%) Storage Consultant
6 11 (8.46%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) NOC Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Virtualisation Architect
9 8 (6.15%) Storage Architect
9 8 (6.15%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.15%) Desktop Support
9 8 (6.15%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.38%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) VMware Consultant
10 7 (5.38%) FlexPod Consultant
11 6 (4.62%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) .NET
2 4 (3.08%) COM
3 3 (2.31%) Web Services
3 3 (2.31%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.54%) J2EE
5 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 13 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 8 (6.15%) Celerra
3 8 (6.15%) CLARiiON
4 6 (4.62%) Firmware
4 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.08%) Kindle
5 4 (3.08%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.08%) iPhone
6 2 (1.54%) Replication
6 2 (1.54%) Clustering
6 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 86 (66.15%) Windows
2 50 (38.46%) Linux
3 39 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (12.31%) Windows 7
6 15 (11.54%) Windows 8
7 12 (9.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.62%) UNIX
11 5 (3.85%) Solaris
11 5 (3.85%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.08%) Mac OS X
12 4 (3.08%) Windows Phone
12 4 (3.08%) Android
13 3 (2.31%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.54%) HPUX
14 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.00%) ITIL
2 15 (11.54%) Network Management
3 14 (10.77%) Change Management
4 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.46%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.38%) Project Management
6 7 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (3.85%) Data Management
8 4 (3.08%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (3.08%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.08%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.31%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.31%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.31%) Validation
9 3 (2.31%) Migration
9 3 (2.31%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.31%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.54%) ERP
10 2 (1.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.92%) SQL
2 20 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.69%) Ruby
3 10 (7.69%) Python
4 7 (5.38%) PHP
5 4 (3.08%) Java
5 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.54%) VB
7 2 (1.54%) Perl
7 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (25.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 31 (23.85%) NCDA
3 30 (23.08%) NCIE
4 27 (20.77%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (20.00%) VCAP
6 25 (19.23%) MCSE
7 24 (18.46%) Security Cleared
8 23 (17.69%) MCITP
8 23 (17.69%) Degree
8 23 (17.69%) CCNA
9 20 (15.38%) VTSP
10 17 (13.08%) MCTS
11 15 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (10.00%) CCA
13 12 (9.23%) VCDX
14 9 (6.92%) CCIA
14 9 (6.92%) CCEA
15 8 (6.15%) DV Cleared
16 5 (3.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.15%) SLA
2 15 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 107 (82.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
3 44 (33.85%) Hyper-V
4 36 (27.69%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (21.54%) XenDesktop
6 26 (20.00%) XenApp
7 19 (14.62%) VMware ESX
8 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 13 (10.00%) XenServer
10 12 (9.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (6.15%) vCloud
12 5 (3.85%) Terminal Services
13 4 (3.08%) KVM
14 2 (1.54%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) Zenoss
2 14 (10.77%) NetBackup
3 8 (6.15%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.85%) Legato
5 4 (3.08%) WSUS
5 4 (3.08%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.31%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.54%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.77%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.77%) SCCM
8 1 (0.77%) SCOM
8 1 (0.77%) Plesk
8 1 (0.77%) Puppet
8 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 129 (99.23%) VMware
2 81 (62.31%) Microsoft
3 73 (56.15%) Cisco
4 62 (47.69%) Citrix
5 45 (34.62%) NetApp
6 29 (22.31%) HP
7 21 (16.15%) EMC
8 19 (14.62%) Juniper
9 18 (13.85%) Symantec
10 11 (8.46%) Dell
11 10 (7.69%) Oracle
12 9 (6.92%) Polycom
13 8 (6.15%) 3PAR
13 8 (6.15%) Red Hat
14 7 (5.38%) CommVault
14 7 (5.38%) Veeam
14 7 (5.38%) PlateSpin
15 6 (4.62%) Ciena
15 6 (4.62%) Egenera
15 6 (4.62%) Nortel
Slough
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus and car
Posted: 21 days ago