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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 124 140 149
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 102 88 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.97% 1.62% 1.52%
As % of the System Software category 12.94% 11.69% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 98 68 60
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £26,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
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
788 753 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.20% 13.82% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 696 578 575
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
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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 41 £60,000 +76.47% 2
Slough -1 26 £50,000 +29.87%
Maidenhead -2 12 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Wokingham - 2 £39,500 -
Bracknell -3 1 £50,000 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 202 (93.09%) VMware
2 144 (66.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (64.52%) Cisco
4 118 (54.38%) Active Directory
5 115 (53.00%) ITIL
6 102 (47.00%) Windows
7 96 (44.24%) Hyper-V
8 88 (40.55%) Microsoft
9 86 (39.63%) Windows Server
10 85 (39.17%) Linux
11 83 (38.25%) Firewall
12 81 (37.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 77 (35.48%) EMC
14 76 (35.02%) SCCM
15 75 (34.56%) Red Hat
16 67 (30.88%) SLA
17 64 (29.49%) Data Centre
18 62 (28.57%) VMware ESX
19 57 (26.27%) Citrix
20 55 (25.35%) PowerShell
21 54 (24.88%) Ruby
22 51 (23.50%) Mentoring
23 50 (23.04%) EMC VNX
24 49 (22.58%) Python
24 49 (22.58%) Perl
25 48 (22.12%) Hybrid Cloud
26 47 (21.66%) DNS
26 47 (21.66%) NetApp
27 46 (21.20%) WSUS
28 43 (19.82%) Microsoft Azure

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.29%) OpenStack
4 12 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.61%) Lync
6 9 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.30%) IIS
8 2 (0.92%) Apache
8 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (15.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 43 (19.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (16.59%) SaaS
3 22 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (9.68%) OpenShift
5 18 (8.29%) SoftLayer
6 16 (7.37%) IaaS
7 6 (2.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (38.25%) Firewall
2 81 (37.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 47 (21.66%) DNS
4 33 (15.21%) Cisco IOS
5 29 (13.36%) LAN
6 27 (12.44%) WAN
7 24 (11.06%) SAN
8 21 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (8.29%) VPN
10 17 (7.83%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (6.91%) DHCP
12 13 (5.99%) Software-Defined Networking
13 12 (5.53%) H.323
13 12 (5.53%) iSCSI
13 12 (5.53%) MGCP
13 12 (5.53%) Unified Communications
14 11 (5.07%) WebEx
15 9 (4.15%) NetScaler
16 8 (3.69%) NAS
17 7 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (7.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (17.05%) Finance
2 12 (5.53%) Billing
3 5 (2.30%) Legal
3 5 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (23.96%) VMware Engineer
2 46 (21.20%) Architect
3 39 (17.97%) Support Engineer
4 34 (15.67%) Administrator
5 30 (13.82%) Linux Engineer
6 29 (13.36%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 26 (11.98%) Linux Administrator
8 25 (11.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 23 (10.60%) Cisco Engineer
9 23 (10.60%) Cloud Engineer
10 21 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (9.22%) VMware Support Engineer
12 19 (8.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 18 (8.29%) Cloud Architect
13 18 (8.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 17 (7.83%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
15 16 (7.37%) Senior Cisco Engineer
16 15 (6.91%) Network Architect
16 15 (6.91%) Senior Linux Administrator
17 14 (6.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.68%) Middleware
2 11 (5.07%) XMPP
3 4 (1.84%) Sass
4 2 (0.92%) WAP
5 1 (0.46%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (29.49%) Data Centre
2 50 (23.04%) EMC VNX
3 48 (22.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 41 (18.89%) FlexPod
5 19 (8.76%) Driving Licence
6 18 (8.29%) VCE vBlock
7 14 (6.45%) Clustering
8 13 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (4.15%) Data Integration
10 8 (3.69%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (3.69%) EqualLogic
11 6 (2.76%) e-Health
11 6 (2.76%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (2.76%) HP Storage
12 4 (1.84%) PKI
12 4 (1.84%) Replication
12 4 (1.84%) Symmetrix
13 3 (1.38%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.92%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (47.00%) Windows
2 86 (39.63%) Windows Server
3 85 (39.17%) Linux
4 35 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (9.22%) Unix
8 17 (7.83%) CentOS
9 12 (5.53%) Data ONTAP
10 10 (4.61%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.61%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.30%) AIX
12 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (53.00%) ITIL
2 51 (23.50%) Mentoring
3 35 (16.13%) Presales
3 35 (16.13%) Risk Analysis
4 34 (15.67%) Capacity Planning
4 34 (15.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 30 (13.82%) Service Management
6 29 (13.36%) Demand Management
7 24 (11.06%) Converged Infrastructure
7 24 (11.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (11.06%) Migration
8 13 (5.99%) Server Patching
8 13 (5.99%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (5.53%) Information Security
9 12 (5.53%) Project Management
10 9 (4.15%) Coaching
10 9 (4.15%) Integration Testing
11 7 (3.23%) Capacity Management
11 7 (3.23%) Change Control
12 6 (2.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (25.35%) PowerShell
2 54 (24.88%) Ruby
3 49 (22.58%) Perl
3 49 (22.58%) Python
4 33 (15.21%) Java
5 32 (14.75%) SQL
6 13 (5.99%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (19.82%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (15.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 27 (12.44%) CCNP
3 27 (12.44%) ITIL Certification
4 26 (11.98%) Security Cleared
5 20 (9.22%) SC Cleared
6 19 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (8.29%) VCDX
8 17 (7.83%) CCNA
8 17 (7.83%) MCSA
9 16 (7.37%) CCIE
9 16 (7.37%) RHCE
9 16 (7.37%) RHCSA
10 13 (5.99%) CCA
10 13 (5.99%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (5.53%) CCVP
12 8 (3.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (3.23%) VCP5
14 5 (2.30%) CCAA
14 5 (2.30%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (30.88%) SLA
2 37 (17.05%) PCI DSS
3 32 (14.75%) QA
4 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 144 (66.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (54.38%) Active Directory
3 96 (44.24%) Hyper-V
4 62 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 30 (13.82%) vCloud
6 25 (11.52%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (11.06%) XenApp
8 15 (6.91%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (3.69%) XenServer
10 4 (1.84%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.92%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 76 (35.02%) SCCM
2 46 (21.20%) WSUS
3 40 (18.43%) Puppet
4 34 (15.67%) SCOM
5 33 (15.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 27 (12.44%) SCVMM
7 21 (9.68%) Windows Intune
8 19 (8.76%) Nagios
9 17 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (5.53%) Cisco CUCM
10 12 (5.53%) Cisco UCCX
11 8 (3.69%) Backup Exec
12 7 (3.23%) EdgeSight
12 7 (3.23%) Tivoli
13 6 (2.76%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (2.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (1.38%) SCDPM
14 3 (1.38%) SCSM
15 2 (0.92%) Cacti
15 2 (0.92%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 202 (93.09%) VMware
2 140 (64.52%) Cisco
3 88 (40.55%) Microsoft
4 77 (35.48%) EMC
5 75 (34.56%) Red Hat
6 57 (26.27%) Citrix
7 47 (21.66%) NetApp
8 42 (19.35%) HP
9 33 (15.21%) Qualys
10 28 (12.90%) Oracle
11 21 (9.68%) Dell
11 21 (9.68%) RightScale
12 15 (6.91%) IBM
13 12 (5.53%) Red Box
14 11 (5.07%) CA
15 9 (4.15%) AppSense
16 7 (3.23%) Symantec
16 7 (3.23%) Veritas
17 5 (2.30%) 3PAR
18 4 (1.84%) Juniper
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