The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 88 86 98
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.13% 1.10% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 10.94% 9.66% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 9
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,976 £41,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%
vSphere
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
128 145 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.36% 11.41% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 94 98 113
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,858 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
3 20 (74.07%) Windows
3 20 (74.07%) MS Exchange
4 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
5 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
7 12 (44.44%) VMware ESX
7 12 (44.44%) SAN
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (37.04%) Intel
8 10 (37.04%) Citrix
8 10 (37.04%) Symantec
8 10 (37.04%) iSCSI
8 10 (37.04%) XenApp
9 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (25.93%) SLA
11 5 (18.52%) HP
11 5 (18.52%) MCSE
11 5 (18.52%) MCSA
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (18.52%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) ITIL
11 5 (18.52%) MCP
11 5 (18.52%) Xen

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 20 (74.07%) MS Exchange
2 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) SAN
2 10 (37.04%) iSCSI
3 5 (18.52%) NetScaler
4 2 (7.41%) SSL
4 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) SMS
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 1 (3.70%) Back Office
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Wintel Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Genesys Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Genesys Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Deskside Support
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
1 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
1 5 (18.52%) People Management
2 2 (7.41%) WFM
2 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCP
1 5 (18.52%) MCSE
1 5 (18.52%) MCSA
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (18.52%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 10 (37.04%) XenApp
4 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (18.52%) XenDesktop
5 5 (18.52%) Xen
6 4 (14.81%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Intel
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
3 10 (37.04%) Symantec
4 5 (18.52%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Dell
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) Genesys
7 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
8 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (3.70%) IBM