The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 146 126 178
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +52
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 68 106 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 1.95% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 9.52% 15.04% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 59 79 50
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
714 705 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.16% 13.00% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 559 504 428
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,850 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
vSphere
South East

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -29 32 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Maidenhead -3 12 £30,000 -40.00%
Newbury -2 7 £44,000 -7.36%
Thatcham +5 6 £25,000 -28.57%
Bracknell +18 4 £58,750 +89.51%
Slough -2 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Windsor - 4 - - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 140 (95.24%) VMware
2 107 (72.79%) Windows
3 101 (68.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (51.70%) Microsoft
5 70 (47.62%) IIS
6 69 (46.94%) Active Directory
7 57 (38.78%) Citrix
8 48 (32.65%) Linux
9 46 (31.29%) SQL Server
10 44 (29.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 42 (28.57%) SAN
12 41 (27.89%) Cisco
12 41 (27.89%) XenApp
13 40 (27.21%) Firewall
14 37 (25.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 36 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 36 (24.49%) SQL
16 35 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
16 35 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (23.13%) Degree
18 33 (22.45%) Hyper-V
18 33 (22.45%) MySQL
19 32 (21.77%) MCSE
19 32 (21.77%) Apache
19 32 (21.77%) Red Hat
19 32 (21.77%) Migration
19 32 (21.77%) VMware ESXi
20 30 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
20 30 (20.41%) PHP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 70 (47.62%) IIS
2 42 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 32 (21.77%) Apache
4 27 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (17.69%) CMS
5 26 (17.69%) Drupal
5 26 (17.69%) Alfresco
5 26 (17.69%) WordPress
6 22 (14.97%) nginx
7 14 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 13 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (6.80%) Lync
10 8 (5.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
12 4 (2.72%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) SaaS
2 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.57%) SAN
2 40 (27.21%) Firewall
3 22 (14.97%) DNS
4 19 (12.93%) FTP
5 17 (11.56%) DHCP
6 16 (10.88%) NAS
7 9 (6.12%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.12%) VPN
8 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.40%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (2.72%) LAN
10 4 (2.72%) VoIP
10 4 (2.72%) WAN
11 3 (2.04%) Network Security
11 3 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.04%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.36%) HTTP
13 1 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.29%) SQL Server
2 35 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 35 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (22.45%) MySQL
4 21 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 17 (11.56%) Oracle Database
6 12 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (6.80%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 18 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (2.72%) Games
3 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (20.41%) Administrator
2 26 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (15.65%) Consultant
4 19 (12.93%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (11.56%) Support Engineer
6 14 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.48%) Citrix Support
7 11 (7.48%) Server Engineer
8 10 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (6.80%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (6.12%) Analyst
10 8 (5.44%) Support Specialist
10 8 (5.44%) UNIX Administrator
10 8 (5.44%) Citrix Specialist
10 8 (5.44%) Linux Support
10 8 (5.44%) Linux Support Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Citrix Support Specialist
11 7 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.61%) COM
2 4 (2.72%) .NET
3 2 (1.36%) J2EE
3 2 (1.36%) XML
4 1 (0.68%) Flash
4 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Clustering
2 9 (6.12%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (6.12%) FlexPod
3 7 (4.76%) iPhone
3 7 (4.76%) EqualLogic
3 7 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.08%) Replication
5 5 (3.40%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.72%) Kindle
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 107 (72.79%) Windows
2 48 (32.65%) Linux
3 44 (29.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (14.97%) Ubuntu
6 22 (14.97%) CentOS
7 18 (12.24%) UNIX
8 12 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (6.12%) Windows 8
9 9 (6.12%) Windows XP
10 8 (5.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (4.76%) Mac OS X
11 7 (4.76%) Windows Vista
11 7 (4.76%) Android
11 7 (4.76%) Windows Phone
11 7 (4.76%) Windows 7
12 5 (3.40%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.72%) VMS
14 3 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.77%) Migration
2 22 (14.97%) ITIL
3 19 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (11.56%) Service Delivery
5 16 (10.88%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (8.16%) Change Management
6 12 (8.16%) Project Management
7 8 (5.44%) BPR
8 7 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.40%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.40%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.72%) Validation
11 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.72%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (2.72%) SIEM
11 4 (2.72%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.72%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.49%) SQL
2 30 (20.41%) PHP
3 25 (17.01%) Perl
4 22 (14.97%) Python
5 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.72%) Java
7 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.36%) VB
7 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (25.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 36 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (23.13%) Degree
4 32 (21.77%) MCSE
5 25 (17.01%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (16.33%) CCNA
7 23 (15.65%) MCITP
8 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
9 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
10 11 (7.48%) NCDA
11 10 (6.80%) NCIE
12 9 (6.12%) RHCA
13 8 (5.44%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (5.44%) MCP
13 8 (5.44%) VCAP
14 7 (4.76%) ACSP
14 7 (4.76%) GNVQ
14 7 (4.76%) CEH
15 6 (4.08%) DV Cleared
16 5 (3.40%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.97%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 101 (68.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (46.94%) Active Directory
3 41 (27.89%) XenApp
4 33 (22.45%) Hyper-V
5 32 (21.77%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (18.37%) VMware ESX
7 22 (14.97%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.08%) vCloud
9 5 (3.40%) KVM
9 5 (3.40%) XenServer
10 3 (2.04%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.68%) NFS
12 1 (0.68%) Xen
12 1 (0.68%) PowerConvert
Systems Management
1 27 (18.37%) Plesk
2 8 (5.44%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.40%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.40%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.72%) SCCM
4 4 (2.72%) SCOM
5 3 (2.04%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.04%) WSUS
6 1 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.68%) Puppet
6 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.68%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 140 (95.24%) VMware
2 76 (51.70%) Microsoft
3 57 (38.78%) Citrix
4 41 (27.89%) Cisco
5 32 (21.77%) Red Hat
6 28 (19.05%) HP
7 22 (14.97%) Oracle
7 22 (14.97%) NetApp
7 22 (14.97%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (8.84%) IBM
9 10 (6.80%) EMC
9 10 (6.80%) Symantec
10 7 (4.76%) Acronis
10 7 (4.76%) Apple
10 7 (4.76%) Dell
10 7 (4.76%) Sun
11 6 (4.08%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.04%) Sophos
13 2 (1.36%) Brocade
13 2 (1.36%) Postini
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