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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 97 88 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 0.58% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 6.48% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 8
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,750 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
135 108 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.02% 8.96% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 106 81 129
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
3 15 (65.22%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
6 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (26.09%) Symantec
9 6 (26.09%) Intel
9 6 (26.09%) Citrix
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (26.09%) XenApp
9 6 (26.09%) VMware ESX
9 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (21.74%) SAN
10 5 (21.74%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) Firewall
12 3 (13.04%) Back Office
12 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (13.04%) Xen
12 3 (13.04%) iPad
12 3 (13.04%) Android
12 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
12 3 (13.04%) iSCSI

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Wintel Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Support
3 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.04%) iPad
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Android
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
1 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
1 3 (13.04%) People Management
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.04%) VCP5
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) MCSA
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) XenApp
3 6 (26.09%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.04%) Xen
4 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) vMotion
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Intel
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) Symantec
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) Google
6 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) HP