The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 63 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.42% 0.92% 1.53%
As % of the System Software category 1.71% 4.85% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £45,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £53,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
vSphere
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

System Software Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
117 103 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 24.84% 19.04% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 110 55 32
Average salary £43,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.49% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

vSphere
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bracknell region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Bracknell

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bracknell

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (66.67%) SAN
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) XenApp
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
5 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
5 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (55.56%) AppSense
5 5 (55.56%) SCCM
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (44.44%) CCA
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
6 4 (44.44%) SCOM
6 4 (44.44%) iSCSI
6 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
6 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
3 4 (44.44%) iSCSI
3 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) FCoE
5 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Support
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Support
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Support
4 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) e-Health
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) CCA
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 6 (66.67%) XenApp
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) XenServer
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) EdgeSight
2 4 (44.44%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) AppSense
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) CA
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) ThinPrint