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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 74 136 154
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 153 89 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.45% 1.78% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 22.97% 13.20% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 125 76 57
Median salary £52,500 £39,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
666 674 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.01% 13.46% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 562 485 554
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell +17 39 £52,500 +36.36% 1
Reading +25 34 £65,000 +73.33% 8
Slough +11 23 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Windsor +12 17 £54,000 +13.68%
Newbury +3 4 £40,500 -4.70%
Thatcham - 3 - -
Maidenhead -17 2 £55,000 +69.23%
Wokingham - 2 £31,250 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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.

1 225 (92.98%) VMware
2 159 (65.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (56.20%) Cisco
4 131 (54.13%) Linux
5 130 (53.72%) Windows
6 128 (52.89%) Active Directory
7 114 (47.11%) Microsoft
8 99 (40.91%) PowerShell
9 95 (39.26%) Red Hat
10 94 (38.84%) Windows Server
11 77 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 76 (31.40%) ITIL
13 73 (30.17%) Firewall
14 69 (28.51%) Finance
15 66 (27.27%) Citrix
15 66 (27.27%) Hyper-V
16 65 (26.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 63 (26.03%) DNS
17 63 (26.03%) Python
18 59 (24.38%) Office 365
18 59 (24.38%) Windows Server 2012
19 56 (23.14%) Windows Server 2008
19 56 (23.14%) Cisco Certification
19 56 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 56 (23.14%) CCNA
20 53 (21.90%) MS Excel
21 51 (21.07%) MS Exchange
21 51 (21.07%) Data Centre
22 49 (20.25%) XenApp
22 49 (20.25%) SAN

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 51 (21.07%) MS Exchange
2 48 (19.83%) IIS
3 38 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (5.37%) OpenStack
7 9 (3.72%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.07%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.65%) Apache
10 3 (1.24%) CMS
11 1 (0.41%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 53 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.31%) MS Office
3 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.38%) Office 365
2 22 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.37%) OpenShift
3 13 (5.37%) SaaS
4 9 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.72%) SoftLayer
5 3 (1.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (30.17%) Firewall
2 63 (26.03%) DNS
3 49 (20.25%) SAN
4 43 (17.77%) DHCP
4 43 (17.77%) LAN
5 39 (16.12%) WAN
6 27 (11.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (10.33%) Internet
7 25 (10.33%) Wireless
8 17 (7.02%) VPN
9 16 (6.61%) NAS
9 16 (6.61%) TCP/IP
10 13 (5.37%) LDAP
11 12 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (4.55%) Intranet
12 11 (4.55%) NetScaler
12 11 (4.55%) VLAN
13 10 (4.13%) Network Security
14 9 (3.72%) FTP
14 9 (3.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.89%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (7.02%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (3.31%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.41%) MSI
3 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 69 (28.51%) Finance
2 17 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.07%) Games
4 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (28.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (22.73%) VMware Engineer
3 48 (19.83%) Systems Engineer
4 36 (14.88%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 33 (13.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 31 (12.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (11.98%) Support Engineer
8 28 (11.57%) Administrator
8 28 (11.57%) Architect
9 24 (9.92%) Windows Engineer
10 23 (9.50%) Server Engineer
11 18 (7.44%) PowerShell Engineer
11 18 (7.44%) Systems Support
12 17 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
12 17 (7.02%) Server Support
12 17 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (6.61%) IT Support
13 16 (6.61%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 16 (6.61%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 16 (6.61%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.55%) Web Services
2 8 (3.31%) JSON
2 8 (3.31%) Middleware
2 8 (3.31%) SOAP
3 5 (2.07%) HTML
3 5 (2.07%) XML
4 2 (0.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.07%) Data Centre
2 31 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (10.74%) EMC VNX
4 22 (9.09%) Clustering
5 15 (6.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (6.20%) Replication
6 14 (5.79%) Statistics
7 13 (5.37%) VCE vBlock
8 12 (4.96%) FlexPod
9 11 (4.55%) Cryptography
9 11 (4.55%) PKI
10 8 (3.31%) Fintech
11 7 (2.89%) NHS
12 6 (2.48%) EqualLogic
13 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
14 4 (1.65%) HP Storage
15 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
15 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
15 2 (0.83%) HP StoreVirtual
15 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 131 (54.13%) Linux
2 130 (53.72%) Windows
3 94 (38.84%) Windows Server
4 65 (26.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 59 (24.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (23.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (10.74%) CentOS
8 18 (7.44%) Unix
9 16 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (4.13%) Windows 10
11 9 (3.72%) Ubuntu
12 8 (3.31%) Solaris
12 8 (3.31%) Windows 7
12 8 (3.31%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.24%) Android
14 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.24%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.24%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.40%) ITIL
2 29 (11.98%) Mentoring
3 25 (10.33%) Presales
4 24 (9.92%) Virtual Environments
5 19 (7.85%) Change Control
5 19 (7.85%) DevOps
5 19 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (7.85%) Project Management
6 17 (7.02%) Service Management
7 16 (6.61%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (6.61%) Migration
8 15 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (5.79%) Risk Analysis
9 14 (5.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 13 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (4.96%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.55%) High Availability
13 10 (4.13%) Service Delivery
14 9 (3.72%) Configuration Management
14 9 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 63 (26.03%) Python
3 48 (19.83%) Perl
4 36 (14.88%) Bash Shell
5 34 (14.05%) SQL
6 27 (11.16%) Ruby
7 13 (5.37%) Java
8 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 56 (23.14%) CCNA
2 56 (23.14%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (15.70%) RHCSA
4 37 (15.29%) MCSE
5 33 (13.64%) CCNP
5 33 (13.64%) MCSA
6 31 (12.81%) MCITP
7 25 (10.33%) RHCA
8 21 (8.68%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (7.02%) MCP
9 17 (7.02%) RHCE
10 12 (4.96%) SC Cleared
10 12 (4.96%) Security Cleared
11 8 (3.31%) VCDX
12 7 (2.89%) CCA
12 7 (2.89%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (2.89%) VCAP
13 5 (2.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.33%) SLA
2 21 (8.68%) PCI DSS
3 19 (7.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.31%) HIPAA
4 8 (3.31%) QA
5 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) SAS 70
System Software
1 159 (65.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (52.89%) Active Directory
3 66 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 49 (20.25%) XenApp
5 35 (14.46%) VMware ESX
6 32 (13.22%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (11.98%) Firmware
8 25 (10.33%) vCloud
9 16 (6.61%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (3.72%) Docker
11 8 (3.31%) XenDesktop
12 7 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (2.07%) iptables
15 4 (1.65%) DFS Replication
16 3 (1.24%) Terminal Services
16 3 (1.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 3 (1.24%) XenServer
17 1 (0.41%) KVM
17 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (18.60%) SCCM
2 34 (14.05%) Puppet
3 27 (11.16%) WSUS
4 23 (9.50%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (6.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 16 (6.61%) vRealize
6 15 (6.20%) SCVMM
7 14 (5.79%) Ansible
7 14 (5.79%) HP Data Protector
7 14 (5.79%) SCOM
8 12 (4.96%) Tivoli
9 11 (4.55%) Nagios
10 10 (4.13%) Backup Exec
11 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (3.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (3.31%) Kibana
12 8 (3.31%) WMI
13 6 (2.48%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (2.48%) yum
14 4 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 225 (92.98%) VMware
2 136 (56.20%) Cisco
3 114 (47.11%) Microsoft
4 95 (39.26%) Red Hat
5 66 (27.27%) Citrix
6 38 (15.70%) HP
7 37 (15.29%) EMC
8 27 (11.16%) Oracle
9 17 (7.02%) NetApp
10 16 (6.61%) Qualys
11 12 (4.96%) IBM
12 9 (3.72%) Veeam
13 8 (3.31%) Juniper
13 8 (3.31%) Nimsoft
13 8 (3.31%) ServiceNow
13 8 (3.31%) Symantec
13 8 (3.31%) Veritas
14 7 (2.89%) 3PAR
15 6 (2.48%) F5
15 6 (2.48%) RightScale
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