The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Maidenhead region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 38 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 3.02% 0.47% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 30.77% 5.88% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 4
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
System Software Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 9.82% 8.02% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 18
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
vSphere
Berkshire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

vSphere
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Maidenhead

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 23 (92.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (48.00%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (40.00%) Firewall
5 9 (36.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (36.00%) Citrix
6 8 (32.00%) XenApp
6 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
7 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (28.00%) Sun
7 7 (28.00%) Clustering
8 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.00%) SIEM
10 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.00%) SAN
11 3 (12.00%) NetApp
11 3 (12.00%) Finance
11 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (12.00%) Cisco
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.00%) Network Security
11 3 (12.00%) vCloud
12 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
12 2 (8.00%) FlexPod

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Support Specialist
1 8 (32.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 8 (32.00%) Citrix Support
1 8 (32.00%) Citrix Support Specialist
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Junior
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Server Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Junior IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.00%) SIEM
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) VB
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) NCDA
4 2 (8.00%) NCIE
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (48.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) XenApp
3 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (12.00%) vCloud
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Citrix
3 7 (28.00%) Sun
4 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec