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 16 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 79 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.11% 0.81% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 10.95% 7.41% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 7
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £49,250 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.75%
System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
137 135 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.16% 10.88% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 94 118 121
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 16 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (87.50%) Citrix
3 13 (81.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (68.75%) XenDesktop
4 11 (68.75%) XenApp
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (62.50%) HP
6 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
6 9 (56.25%) XenServer
6 9 (56.25%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (56.25%) CCEE
7 8 (50.00%) MCITP
8 7 (43.75%) Windows
8 7 (43.75%) CCIA
9 6 (37.50%) VCAP
9 6 (37.50%) Veeam
10 5 (31.25%) MCTS
10 5 (31.25%) Cisco
10 5 (31.25%) IBM
10 5 (31.25%) CCEA
10 5 (31.25%) SAN
10 5 (31.25%) NCDA
10 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
11 4 (25.00%) CCAA
11 4 (25.00%) NetApp
11 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (25.00%) Dell
11 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 4 (25.00%) VCDX

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
1 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
2 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Consultant
2 10 (62.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 2 (12.50%) Celerra
1 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (56.25%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (56.25%) CCEE
4 8 (50.00%) MCITP
5 7 (43.75%) CCIA
6 6 (37.50%) VCAP
7 5 (31.25%) NCDA
7 5 (31.25%) MCTS
7 5 (31.25%) CCEA
8 4 (25.00%) VCDX
8 4 (25.00%) CCAA
9 3 (18.75%) NCIE
9 3 (18.75%) CCA
9 3 (18.75%) HP AIS
9 3 (18.75%) HP ASE
10 2 (12.50%) HP MASE
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (12.50%) MCSE
10 2 (12.50%) CCIE
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (68.75%) XenApp
2 11 (68.75%) XenDesktop
3 9 (56.25%) XenServer
3 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 2 (12.50%) vCloud
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Citrix
3 10 (62.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) Veeam
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Dell
6 4 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (18.75%) EMC
8 2 (12.50%) AppSense