The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 131 107 95
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.27% 1.02% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 2.91% 10.10% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 17
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +51.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £54,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
206 208 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.17% 10.08% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 155 137 201
Average salary £37,500 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.21% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,660 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Milton Keynes -21 4 £40,000 +20.30%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) XenApp
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (20.00%) vMotion
7 3 (20.00%) iPad
7 3 (20.00%) CCEE
7 3 (20.00%) CCAA
7 3 (20.00%) VCP5
7 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (20.00%) Android
7 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (20.00%) Google
7 3 (20.00%) CCA
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec
7 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Deskside Support
1 3 (20.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support
2 2 (13.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (20.00%) CCA
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCEE
2 3 (20.00%) CCAA
2 3 (20.00%) VCP5
3 1 (6.67%) CCIA
3 1 (6.67%) VCAP
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
3 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Symantec
4 3 (20.00%) Google
5 2 (13.33%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) NetIQ
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) AppSense