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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 109 169 173
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 106 51 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.35% 1.01% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 16.04% 8.12% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 91 35 43
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £95,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
661 628 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.63% 12.49% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 566 457 546
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Reading +33 40 £58,750 +52.59% 2
Bracknell +11 16 £52,500 +42.85%
Newbury +9 9 £30,500 -53.07% 1
Slough +7 8 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Windsor - 8 £60,000 -
Maidenhead +1 4 £75,000 +114.28%
Wokingham -20 3 £35,000 -
Thatcham - 3 - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 178 (94.68%) VMware
2 112 (59.57%) Cisco
3 106 (56.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 103 (54.79%) Windows
5 97 (51.60%) Linux
6 96 (51.06%) ITIL
7 81 (43.09%) Firewall
8 80 (42.55%) Windows Server
9 78 (41.49%) Microsoft
10 77 (40.96%) Red Hat
11 75 (39.89%) Active Directory
12 62 (32.98%) EMC
12 62 (32.98%) Hyper-V
13 59 (31.38%) PowerShell
14 54 (28.72%) Cisco Nexus
14 54 (28.72%) SCCM
15 49 (26.06%) Citrix
15 49 (26.06%) MS Excel
16 48 (25.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 44 (23.40%) Perl
18 43 (22.87%) Finance
18 43 (22.87%) EMC VNX
19 40 (21.28%) VMware ESX
19 40 (21.28%) Python
20 39 (20.74%) Ruby
20 39 (20.74%) Windows Server 2012
20 39 (20.74%) Puppet
21 36 (19.15%) Data Centre
21 36 (19.15%) LAN
21 36 (19.15%) NetApp

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 16 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.91%) IIS
3 9 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.19%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.19%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.06%) CMS
8 1 (0.53%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (26.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.79%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (11.70%) Office 365
3 20 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.38%) OpenShift
4 12 (6.38%) SaaS
5 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (43.09%) Firewall
2 54 (28.72%) Cisco Nexus
3 36 (19.15%) LAN
4 34 (18.09%) SAN
5 32 (17.02%) WAN
6 28 (14.89%) DNS
7 21 (11.17%) DHCP
8 19 (10.11%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (7.98%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (6.38%) VPN
11 10 (5.32%) Internet
11 10 (5.32%) NetScaler
11 10 (5.32%) Network Security
12 9 (4.79%) MPLS
12 9 (4.79%) Wireless
13 8 (4.26%) NAS
14 6 (3.19%) TCP/IP
14 6 (3.19%) VLAN
15 5 (2.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (12.23%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.53%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.53%) MSI
2 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (22.87%) Finance
2 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Billing
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (29.79%) VMware Engineer
2 31 (16.49%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 29 (15.43%) Systems Engineer
4 27 (14.36%) Administrator
4 27 (14.36%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (14.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 25 (13.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (12.77%) Linux Engineer
6 24 (12.77%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 24 (12.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 24 (12.77%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
7 23 (12.23%) Support Engineer
8 22 (11.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 21 (11.17%) Architect
10 19 (10.11%) Linux Administrator
11 18 (9.57%) Consultant
12 17 (9.04%) Cloud Administrator
13 15 (7.98%) VMware Support Engineer
14 14 (7.45%) Network Engineer
15 13 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.04%) Middleware
2 4 (2.13%) Sass
3 3 (1.60%) Web Services
4 2 (1.06%) .NET
5 1 (0.53%) HTML
5 1 (0.53%) JSON
5 1 (0.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.53%) XML
5 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.87%) EMC VNX
2 36 (19.15%) Data Centre
3 17 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.98%) FlexPod
5 13 (6.91%) Replication
6 12 (6.38%) Clustering
7 10 (5.32%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (3.72%) Data Integration
8 7 (3.72%) HP Storage
8 7 (3.72%) NHS
9 6 (3.19%) Driving Licence
9 6 (3.19%) EqualLogic
9 6 (3.19%) Statistics
9 6 (3.19%) VCE vBlock
10 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
11 4 (2.13%) e-Health
11 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (1.60%) Cryptography
12 3 (1.60%) PKI
13 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 103 (54.79%) Windows
2 97 (51.60%) Linux
3 80 (42.55%) Windows Server
4 39 (20.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (13.83%) CentOS
8 21 (11.17%) Unix
9 11 (5.85%) Data ONTAP
10 10 (5.32%) Windows 10
11 8 (4.26%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.66%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (2.13%) Solaris
14 3 (1.60%) Android
14 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.60%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (51.06%) ITIL
2 35 (18.62%) Mentoring
3 30 (15.96%) Service Management
4 26 (13.83%) Migration
5 23 (12.23%) Risk Analysis
6 22 (11.70%) Presales
7 21 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (6.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (5.85%) Project Management
11 10 (5.32%) High Availability
11 10 (5.32%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.79%) Logistics
13 8 (4.26%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.26%) Server Patching
13 8 (4.26%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (3.72%) Information Security
14 7 (3.72%) Integration Testing
15 6 (3.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.38%) PowerShell
2 44 (23.40%) Perl
3 40 (21.28%) Python
4 39 (20.74%) Ruby
5 32 (17.02%) SQL
6 20 (10.64%) Java
7 8 (4.26%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (25.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 34 (18.09%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (17.55%) CCNA
4 28 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (14.36%) RHCSA
6 26 (13.83%) CCNP
7 21 (11.17%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (11.17%) RHCE
8 19 (10.11%) MCSA
9 14 (7.45%) Security Cleared
10 11 (5.85%) MCITP
10 11 (5.85%) MCSE
11 10 (5.32%) SC Cleared
11 10 (5.32%) VCAP
12 8 (4.26%) RHCA
13 6 (3.19%) CCA
13 6 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (2.66%) Degree
14 5 (2.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (2.66%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.55%) SLA
2 19 (10.11%) QA
3 7 (3.72%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.53%) SAS 70
System Software
1 106 (56.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (39.89%) Active Directory
3 62 (32.98%) Hyper-V
4 40 (21.28%) VMware ESX
5 31 (16.49%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (9.04%) XenApp
7 11 (5.85%) vCloud
8 7 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (3.72%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.13%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.60%) Firmware
11 2 (1.06%) XenServer
12 1 (0.53%) iptables
12 1 (0.53%) KVM
12 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (28.72%) SCCM
2 39 (20.74%) Puppet
3 30 (15.96%) SCVMM
4 26 (13.83%) SCOM
4 26 (13.83%) WSUS
5 20 (10.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 20 (10.64%) vRealize
6 19 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (9.57%) Windows Intune
8 17 (9.04%) Nagios
9 7 (3.72%) SCDPM
10 6 (3.19%) Ansible
10 6 (3.19%) Backup Exec
10 6 (3.19%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (3.19%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (3.19%) yum
11 4 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (2.13%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.60%) SCSM
Vendors
1 178 (94.68%) VMware
2 112 (59.57%) Cisco
3 78 (41.49%) Microsoft
4 77 (40.96%) Red Hat
5 62 (32.98%) EMC
6 49 (26.06%) Citrix
7 36 (19.15%) NetApp
8 32 (17.02%) HP
9 22 (11.70%) Oracle
10 20 (10.64%) Qualys
11 15 (7.98%) RightScale
12 9 (4.79%) IBM
13 8 (4.26%) 3PAR
13 8 (4.26%) Dell
13 8 (4.26%) Juniper
14 7 (3.72%) Veeam
15 6 (3.19%) CA
16 5 (2.66%) CheckPoint
17 4 (2.13%) Intel Security
17 4 (2.13%) Symantec
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