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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 147 108 152
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +44
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 67 121 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 2.20% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 8.69% 16.11% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59 109 65
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
771 751 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.88% 13.63% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 520 598 469
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -52 31 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Maidenhead 0 15 £25,000 -56.52%
Slough +15 10 £46,750 +3.88% 2
Newbury +12 4 £31,500 -30.00%
Bracknell -15 4 £46,250 +42.30%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 127 (97.69%) VMware
2 101 (77.69%) Windows
3 98 (75.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (58.46%) Microsoft
5 70 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 57 (43.85%) Citrix
7 56 (43.08%) Cisco
8 44 (33.85%) MS Exchange
9 43 (33.08%) SQL
10 42 (32.31%) Linux
11 41 (31.54%) Hyper-V
12 39 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 39 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
13 38 (29.23%) ITIL
14 37 (28.46%) NetApp
15 36 (27.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 36 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
16 34 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 31 (23.85%) IIS
18 29 (22.31%) SAN
18 29 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (22.31%) XenApp
19 27 (20.77%) Firewall
19 27 (20.77%) MCSE
19 27 (20.77%) HP
20 26 (20.00%) MS Excel
20 26 (20.00%) DNS
20 26 (20.00%) XenDesktop
21 25 (19.23%) NCDA
22 24 (18.46%) NCIE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 44 (33.85%) MS Exchange
2 36 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (23.85%) IIS
4 24 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 12 (9.23%) Lync
8 11 (8.46%) Apache
9 5 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (3.08%) OpenStack
10 4 (3.08%) CMS
11 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.54%) ArcGIS
12 2 (1.54%) Drupal
12 2 (1.54%) Alfresco
12 2 (1.54%) WordPress
12 2 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Office 365
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.08%) SaaS
3 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.31%) SAN
2 27 (20.77%) Firewall
3 26 (20.00%) DNS
4 16 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (10.00%) DHCP
6 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
6 12 (9.23%) VPN
7 11 (8.46%) NetScaler
8 10 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (6.15%) FTP
9 8 (6.15%) iSCSI
10 6 (4.62%) NAS
11 5 (3.85%) Multicast
11 5 (3.85%) SSL
11 5 (3.85%) IPsec
11 5 (3.85%) MPLS
11 5 (3.85%) OSPF
11 5 (3.85%) BGP
12 4 (3.08%) WAAS
12 4 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (11.54%) MySQL
4 8 (6.15%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (3.08%) Games
2 3 (2.31%) Finance
3 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.85%) Consultant
2 17 (13.08%) Administrator
3 12 (9.23%) Technical Consultant
3 12 (9.23%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (9.23%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Architect
4 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
6 9 (6.92%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (6.15%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.38%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (5.38%) Server Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) VMware Consultant
8 7 (5.38%) FlexPod Consultant
9 6 (4.62%) IT Support
9 6 (4.62%) Analyst
9 6 (4.62%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) COM
1 7 (5.38%) .NET
2 3 (2.31%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.54%) J2EE
3 2 (1.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.54%) XML
4 1 (0.77%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) EqualLogic
2 13 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.85%) iPhone
4 5 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.85%) Clustering
5 4 (3.08%) CLARiiON
5 4 (3.08%) Celerra
5 4 (3.08%) Kindle
6 3 (2.31%) Replication
7 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.77%) PMI
8 1 (0.77%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 101 (77.69%) Windows
2 42 (32.31%) Linux
3 39 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (13.85%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.31%) Windows 8
7 10 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (5.38%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.38%) UNIX
8 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.62%) Windows 2000
9 6 (4.62%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.85%) Android
10 5 (3.85%) Windows Phone
10 5 (3.85%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.08%) Solaris
12 2 (1.54%) HPUX
12 2 (1.54%) VMS
12 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.23%) ITIL
2 18 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.69%) Change Management
5 8 (6.15%) Project Management
6 7 (5.38%) Migration
6 7 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (3.85%) Business Continuity
8 5 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.85%) Network Management
9 4 (3.08%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.08%) Data Modelling
10 3 (2.31%) Validation
10 3 (2.31%) Data Management
10 3 (2.31%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.31%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.08%) SQL
2 18 (13.85%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.69%) Python
4 9 (6.92%) PHP
5 8 (6.15%) Ruby
6 5 (3.85%) Java
7 4 (3.08%) Perl
7 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.31%) VB
9 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (27.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 29 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (20.77%) MCSE
4 25 (19.23%) NCDA
5 24 (18.46%) NCIE
6 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
7 20 (15.38%) VCAP
7 20 (15.38%) MCITP
8 18 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (13.08%) Degree
10 15 (11.54%) CCNA
11 14 (10.77%) VTSP
12 13 (10.00%) MCTS
13 11 (8.46%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
14 10 (7.69%) VCDX
15 9 (6.92%) CCA
16 8 (6.15%) DV Cleared
17 6 (4.62%) MCP
18 5 (3.85%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.54%) SLA
2 5 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 98 (75.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 41 (31.54%) Hyper-V
4 39 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (22.31%) XenApp
6 26 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 22 (16.92%) VMware ESX
8 14 (10.77%) XenServer
9 12 (9.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (5.38%) vCloud
11 5 (3.85%) KVM
11 5 (3.85%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (1.54%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (13.08%) NetBackup
2 10 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.85%) Zenoss
4 4 (3.08%) WSUS
5 3 (2.31%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.31%) SCCM
5 3 (2.31%) SCOM
5 3 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.31%) Legato
5 3 (2.31%) Plesk
5 3 (2.31%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.54%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.54%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.77%) Puppet
7 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 127 (97.69%) VMware
2 76 (58.46%) Microsoft
3 57 (43.85%) Citrix
4 56 (43.08%) Cisco
5 37 (28.46%) NetApp
6 27 (20.77%) HP
7 18 (13.85%) EMC
7 18 (13.85%) Symantec
8 14 (10.77%) Dell
9 12 (9.23%) Oracle
10 11 (8.46%) Juniper
11 8 (6.15%) Veeam
12 7 (5.38%) PlateSpin
13 6 (4.62%) IBM
14 5 (3.85%) CommVault
14 5 (3.85%) Acronis
14 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.85%) Apple
14 5 (3.85%) CheckPoint
15 4 (3.08%) AppSense
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