The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 91 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.51% 1.07% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 5.66% 9.02% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 2
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £29,000 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £44,000 £44,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
106 133 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.06% 11.85% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 74 112 87
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Buckinghamshire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

vSphere
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (72.22%) XenApp
4 13 (72.22%) XenDesktop
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (55.56%) HP
5 10 (55.56%) XenServer
5 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
6 9 (50.00%) Windows
7 8 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (44.44%) CCEE
8 7 (38.89%) VCAP
8 7 (38.89%) SAN
8 7 (38.89%) Dell
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 7 (38.89%) MCITP
9 6 (33.33%) MCTS
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco
9 6 (33.33%) CCIA
10 5 (27.78%) NCDA
10 5 (27.78%) VCDX
10 5 (27.78%) IBM
10 5 (27.78%) NetApp
10 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
11 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (22.22%) CCEA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Consultant
2 10 (55.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) EqualLogic
2 2 (11.11%) CLARiiON
2 2 (11.11%) Celerra
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (44.44%) CCEE
4 7 (38.89%) VCAP
4 7 (38.89%) MCITP
5 6 (33.33%) MCTS
5 6 (33.33%) CCIA
6 5 (27.78%) VCDX
6 5 (27.78%) NCDA
7 4 (22.22%) NCIE
7 4 (22.22%) CCEA
8 3 (16.67%) MCSE
8 3 (16.67%) CCA
8 3 (16.67%) CCAA
9 2 (11.11%) VCP5
9 2 (11.11%) CCIE
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (11.11%) HP AIS
9 2 (11.11%) HP ASE
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (72.22%) XenApp
2 13 (72.22%) XenDesktop
3 10 (55.56%) XenServer
3 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) vCloud
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Citrix
3 10 (55.56%) HP
4 7 (38.89%) Dell
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) NetApp
7 4 (22.22%) EMC
7 4 (22.22%) Veeam
8 2 (11.11%) AppSense
9 1 (5.56%) PlateSpin
9 1 (5.56%) Intel
9 1 (5.56%) Symantec
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