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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 35 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 3.48% 0.48% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 34.15% 5.88% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 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 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 10.20% 8.13% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 16
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 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 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 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 9 (37.50%) Citrix
5 9 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (37.50%) Firewall
6 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 8 (33.33%) XenApp
6 8 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 7 (29.17%) Sun
7 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (29.17%) Clustering
8 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.67%) SAN
10 4 (16.67%) SIEM
11 3 (12.50%) vCloud
11 3 (12.50%) Network Security
11 3 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (12.50%) NetApp
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.50%) Cisco
12 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
12 2 (8.33%) Information Security
12 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Specialist
1 8 (33.33%) Citrix Specialist
1 8 (33.33%) Citrix Support
1 8 (33.33%) Citrix Support Specialist
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Junior
3 4 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Server Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Junior IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Junior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) NCDA
4 2 (8.33%) NCIE
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) XenApp
2 8 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (12.50%) vCloud
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) Sun
4 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec