The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 58 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.11% 3.30% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 17.11% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 1
Average salary £25,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.91% +6.66%
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 Maidenhead region.

System Software Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
24 76 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.44% 19.29% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 55 55
Average salary £25,000 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.98% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
4 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
4 12 (70.59%) SQL
4 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
4 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (58.82%) ITIL
6 8 (47.06%) Office 365
6 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
6 8 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 6 (35.29%) XenApp
8 6 (35.29%) Firewall
8 6 (35.29%) Citrix
9 5 (29.41%) Cisco
10 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
10 4 (23.53%) Linux
10 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
11 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 3 (17.65%) EMC
11 3 (17.65%) NetApp
12 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (11.76%) SAN
12 2 (11.76%) HP
12 2 (11.76%) Dell
12 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (11.76%) Symantec

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
1 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Desktop Support
1 8 (47.06%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Server Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.88%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.88%) NCDA
1 1 (5.88%) NCIE
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) XenApp
5 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
5 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (11.76%) XenServer
6 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
6 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) PlateSpin
5 2 (11.76%) Veeam