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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 135 118 140
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 90 107 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.52% 1.95% 1.56%
As % of the System Software category 11.38% 14.36% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 72 88 81
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,900 £57,500
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
791 745 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.34% 13.57% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 531 558 518
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -27 38 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Slough +12 22 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Newbury +13 7 £31,500 -33.68%
Maidenhead -20 6 £25,000 -47.91% 1
Wokingham -5 2 £30,500 -32.22%
Bracknell -25 2 £60,000 +50.00% 2
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 142 (100.00%) VMware
2 121 (85.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (63.38%) Microsoft
4 87 (61.27%) Windows
5 77 (54.23%) Cisco
6 70 (49.30%) Citrix
7 67 (47.18%) Active Directory
8 55 (38.73%) Hyper-V
9 53 (37.32%) Linux
10 48 (33.80%) SQL
11 44 (30.99%) ITIL
12 43 (30.28%) NetApp
13 40 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (26.76%) VMware ESXi
14 38 (26.76%) DNS
15 37 (26.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (26.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 35 (24.65%) XenDesktop
16 35 (24.65%) MS Exchange
17 34 (23.94%) HP
18 31 (21.83%) XenApp
18 31 (21.83%) Exchange Server 2010
19 30 (21.13%) NCDA
19 30 (21.13%) NCIE
19 30 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (21.13%) Firewall
20 28 (19.72%) MCSE
21 27 (19.01%) EMC
21 27 (19.01%) VCAP
22 26 (18.31%) Security Cleared

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 35 (24.65%) MS Exchange
2 31 (21.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (18.31%) IIS
4 22 (15.49%) Lync
5 16 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.93%) Apache
8 3 (2.11%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.41%) CMS
9 2 (1.41%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 23 (16.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.63%) Office 365
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.41%) SaaS
4 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.76%) DNS
2 30 (21.13%) Firewall
3 25 (17.61%) SAN
4 24 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (14.79%) VPN
6 20 (14.08%) TCP/IP
7 18 (12.68%) NetScaler
8 17 (11.97%) MPLS
9 15 (10.56%) OSPF
9 15 (10.56%) BGP
9 15 (10.56%) IPsec
9 15 (10.56%) SSL
9 15 (10.56%) Multicast
10 14 (9.86%) DHCP
11 10 (7.04%) WAAS
11 10 (7.04%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (4.93%) LAN
12 7 (4.93%) WAN
13 6 (4.23%) iSCSI
13 6 (4.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (7.75%) MySQL
5 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (22.54%) Consultant
2 21 (14.79%) Architect
3 13 (9.15%) Technical Consultant
4 12 (8.45%) Virtualisation Architect
4 12 (8.45%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.45%) Administrator
4 12 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (7.04%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.04%) Storage Architect
5 10 (7.04%) Storage Consultant
5 10 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.34%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.34%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (6.34%) NOC Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.93%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) .NET
2 4 (2.82%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.11%) Web Services
4 2 (1.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.41%) COM
5 1 (0.70%) J2EE
5 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (8.45%) EqualLogic
3 11 (7.75%) FlexPod
4 10 (7.04%) Celerra
4 10 (7.04%) CLARiiON
5 7 (4.93%) Firmware
5 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.41%) Kindle
7 2 (1.41%) iPhone
7 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.41%) Clustering
7 2 (1.41%) Replication
7 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 87 (61.27%) Windows
2 53 (37.32%) Linux
3 40 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (26.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (11.27%) Windows 7
6 14 (9.86%) Windows 8
7 10 (7.04%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (7.04%) UNIX
8 9 (6.34%) Windows Vista
9 7 (4.93%) Solaris
10 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.52%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.82%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.11%) VMS
14 2 (1.41%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.41%) Android
14 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.99%) ITIL
2 15 (10.56%) Network Management
2 15 (10.56%) Change Management
3 12 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (8.45%) Service Delivery
4 7 (4.93%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (3.52%) Configuration Management
5 5 (3.52%) Data Management
6 4 (2.82%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (2.11%) CRM
7 3 (2.11%) Project Management
7 3 (2.11%) Validation
7 3 (2.11%) Migration
7 3 (2.11%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.11%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.41%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.41%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.80%) SQL
2 23 (16.20%) PowerShell
3 13 (9.15%) Python
3 13 (9.15%) Ruby
4 6 (4.23%) PHP
5 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.11%) Java
5 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.41%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (26.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 30 (21.13%) NCDA
2 30 (21.13%) NCIE
2 30 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (19.72%) MCSE
4 27 (19.01%) VCAP
5 26 (18.31%) Security Cleared
6 23 (16.20%) Citrix Certification
6 23 (16.20%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (16.20%) MCITP
7 22 (15.49%) VTSP
8 21 (14.79%) Degree
9 19 (13.38%) CCNA
9 19 (13.38%) CCA
9 19 (13.38%) MCTS
10 13 (9.15%) CCEA
10 13 (9.15%) CCIA
11 10 (7.04%) VCDX
12 9 (6.34%) DV Cleared
12 9 (6.34%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.79%) SLA
2 15 (10.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 121 (85.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (47.18%) Active Directory
3 55 (38.73%) Hyper-V
4 38 (26.76%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (24.65%) XenDesktop
6 31 (21.83%) XenApp
7 20 (14.08%) VMware ESX
8 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 16 (11.27%) XenServer
10 13 (9.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (8.45%) vCloud
12 6 (4.23%) Terminal Services
13 3 (2.11%) KVM
14 2 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) Zenoss
1 15 (10.56%) NetBackup
2 9 (6.34%) Backup Exec
2 9 (6.34%) XenMobile
3 6 (4.23%) SCCM
4 5 (3.52%) Legato
4 5 (3.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.82%) SCOM
5 4 (2.82%) WSUS
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.41%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.41%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.41%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.70%) Puppet
8 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 142 (100.00%) VMware
2 90 (63.38%) Microsoft
3 77 (54.23%) Cisco
4 70 (49.30%) Citrix
5 43 (30.28%) NetApp
6 34 (23.94%) HP
7 27 (19.01%) EMC
8 20 (14.08%) Juniper
9 15 (10.56%) Symantec
10 12 (8.45%) Oracle
10 12 (8.45%) Dell
11 11 (7.75%) Polycom
12 10 (7.04%) 3PAR
13 9 (6.34%) Red Hat
13 9 (6.34%) Veeam
14 7 (4.93%) Nortel
14 7 (4.93%) CommVault
14 7 (4.93%) PlateSpin
14 7 (4.93%) Egenera
14 7 (4.93%) Ciena
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25% shift allowance
Posted: 22 days ago