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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 72 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.38% 3.14% 3.48%
As % of the System Software category 1.52% 17.98% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 15
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
132 89 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 24.91% 17.49% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 46
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) ESRI
4 2 (33.33%) ArcGIS
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (33.33%) ArcGIS
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Database Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Database Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) NCDA
2 1 (16.67%) NCIE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Sybase
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) CommVault
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) ESRI
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) EMC