The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South East / Berkshire
Rank 146 141 139
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 36 88 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 1.73% 1.59%
As % of the System Software category 6.12% 11.46% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34 84 68
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
588 768 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.81% 15.10% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 490 676 565
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Berkshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +16 9 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Reading +13 9 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Bracknell +9 5 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Windsor +2 4 £75,000 +25.00%
Maidenhead -8 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £47,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 77 (89.53%) VMware
2 55 (63.95%) Linux
3 54 (62.79%) Cisco
4 52 (60.47%) Windows
5 44 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 38 (44.19%) PowerShell
7 36 (41.86%) Hyper-V
7 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
8 34 (39.53%) DNS
9 29 (33.72%) Firewall
10 28 (32.56%) vCloud
11 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
11 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (25.58%) Red Hat
12 22 (25.58%) Presales
13 21 (24.42%) Windows Server
13 21 (24.42%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (22.09%) Puppet
14 19 (22.09%) High Availability
14 19 (22.09%) TCP/IP
14 19 (22.09%) Data Centre
15 18 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (19.77%) Office 365
16 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
17 16 (18.60%) Perl
17 16 (18.60%) PKI
18 15 (17.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (17.44%) OWASP
18 15 (17.44%) Network Design

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (16.28%) IIS
2 12 (13.95%) OpenStack
3 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.33%) Apache
5 2 (2.33%) CMS
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (19.77%) Office 365
3 14 (16.28%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (11.63%) IBM Cloud
5 10 (11.63%) SoftLayer
6 7 (8.14%) SaaS
7 3 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.49%) IaaS
8 2 (2.33%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (39.53%) DNS
2 29 (33.72%) Firewall
3 19 (22.09%) TCP/IP
4 13 (15.12%) SAN
5 12 (13.95%) DHCP
6 10 (11.63%) VSAN
7 8 (9.30%) LAN
7 8 (9.30%) VPN
8 7 (8.14%) Wireless
9 6 (6.98%) SMTP
9 6 (6.98%) WAN
10 5 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (5.81%) FTP
10 5 (5.81%) LDAP
11 4 (4.65%) Internet
11 4 (4.65%) Intranet
12 3 (3.49%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (2.33%) FWSM
13 2 (2.33%) snoop
13 2 (2.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (29.07%) Architect
3 21 (24.42%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (18.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (15.12%) Administrator
6 10 (11.63%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (11.63%) Technical Architect
6 10 (11.63%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (10.47%) Senior Architect
8 7 (8.14%) Automation Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.98%) Senior Technical Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Virtualisation Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
9 6 (6.98%) VMWare Administrator
9 6 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) HTML
2 2 (2.33%) Middleware
2 2 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (1.16%) JSON
3 1 (1.16%) SAML
3 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Data Centre
2 16 (18.60%) PKI
3 11 (12.79%) Clustering
3 11 (12.79%) FlexPod
3 11 (12.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (10.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.98%) N-Tier
6 5 (5.81%) EMC VNX
6 5 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.33%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.33%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.33%) Replication
8 1 (1.16%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (63.95%) Linux
2 52 (60.47%) Windows
3 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (24.42%) Windows Server
5 18 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.14%) CentOS
9 5 (5.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (4.65%) Solaris
11 3 (3.49%) Unix
12 1 (1.16%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.16%) Debian
12 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) Presales
2 19 (22.09%) High Availability
3 15 (17.44%) Network Design
3 15 (17.44%) OWASP
3 15 (17.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (16.28%) ITIL
5 13 (15.12%) Business Continuity
5 13 (15.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (15.12%) Problem Management
6 11 (12.79%) DevOps
6 11 (12.79%) Fault Analysis
6 11 (12.79%) Project Management
7 10 (11.63%) Demand Management
7 10 (11.63%) Load Balancing
7 10 (11.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 9 (10.47%) Converged Infrastructure
8 9 (10.47%) Project Planning
8 9 (10.47%) Validation
9 8 (9.30%) Migration
10 6 (6.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) PowerShell
2 16 (18.60%) Perl
3 15 (17.44%) Python
3 15 (17.44%) VB
4 11 (12.79%) Ruby
5 10 (11.63%) Java
6 3 (3.49%) SQL
7 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (17.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (16.28%) MCSE
3 12 (13.95%) MCITP
4 10 (11.63%) VCDX
5 9 (10.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.49%) CCNA
7 3 (3.49%) MCSA
8 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.16%) CCIE
9 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.16%) MCP
9 1 (1.16%) NCDA
9 1 (1.16%) RHCA
9 1 (1.16%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) SLA
2 10 (11.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 36 (41.86%) Hyper-V
3 28 (32.56%) vCloud
4 10 (11.63%) Docker
5 9 (10.47%) Terminal Services
5 9 (10.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 9 (10.47%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.33%) Firmware
6 2 (2.33%) iptables
6 2 (2.33%) KVM
6 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.33%) XenApp
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (24.42%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (22.09%) Puppet
3 15 (17.44%) vMotion
4 10 (11.63%) Ansible
5 9 (10.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 9 (10.47%) vRealize
5 9 (10.47%) WSUS
6 4 (4.65%) SCCM
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.16%) Kibana
8 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 77 (89.53%) VMware
2 54 (62.79%) Cisco
3 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
4 22 (25.58%) Red Hat
5 15 (17.44%) HP
6 10 (11.63%) Nimsoft
7 9 (10.47%) Veritas
8 8 (9.30%) EMC
9 7 (8.14%) Oracle
10 6 (6.98%) NetApp
11 5 (5.81%) Citrix
11 5 (5.81%) Huawei
12 3 (3.49%) 3PAR
12 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.49%) Veeam
13 2 (2.33%) Aruba
13 2 (2.33%) Foundry
13 2 (2.33%) SAP
13 2 (2.33%) Sun
13 2 (2.33%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000- 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + car allowance & training
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago