The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 132 135 131
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.042% 0.26% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 1.75% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £49,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -17.50%
vCloud
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 Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
296 342 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.38% 14.88% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 224 265 203
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

vCloud
Salary Trend in Reading

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

vCloud Salary Trend in Reading

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing vCloud 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 vCloud.

1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (95.00%) Hyper-V
2 19 (95.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 19 (95.00%) EMC
2 19 (95.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) Citrix Certification
2 19 (95.00%) NetApp
2 19 (95.00%) XenDesktop
2 19 (95.00%) VTSP
3 14 (70.00%) WAAS
3 14 (70.00%) NCDA
3 14 (70.00%) NCIE
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (70.00%) CCA
3 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) MCSE
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (65.00%) VCAP
4 13 (65.00%) vSphere
5 11 (55.00%) CCEE
6 8 (40.00%) CCIA
6 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (40.00%) 3PAR
6 8 (40.00%) MCTS
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing vCloud 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 vCloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) WAAS
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
1 12 (60.00%) Virtualisation Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Storage Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Consultant
4 6 (30.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 6 (30.00%) Technology Consultant
4 6 (30.00%) FlexPod Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) CLARiiON
1 8 (40.00%) Celerra
2 6 (30.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Citrix Certification
1 19 (95.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 19 (95.00%) VTSP
2 14 (70.00%) NCDA
2 14 (70.00%) NCIE
2 14 (70.00%) CCA
3 13 (65.00%) MCSE
3 13 (65.00%) VCAP
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (55.00%) CCEE
5 8 (40.00%) CCIA
5 8 (40.00%) MCTS
5 8 (40.00%) MCITP
5 8 (40.00%) CCEA
6 5 (25.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (95.00%) Hyper-V
2 19 (95.00%) XenDesktop
3 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (65.00%) vSphere
5 5 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) XenMobile
2 4 (20.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) EMC
2 19 (95.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) NetApp
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) 3PAR
4 5 (25.00%) IBM
4 5 (25.00%) HP