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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 115 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 17 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 0.44% -
As % of the System Software category 5.07% 2.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 0
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
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
335 353 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.70% 15.58% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 229 289 194
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 17 September 2014, 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 32 (94.12%) VMware
1 32 (94.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 32 (94.12%) Hyper-V
2 31 (91.18%) Microsoft
3 21 (61.76%) 3PAR
4 20 (58.82%) Cisco
4 20 (58.82%) EMC
4 20 (58.82%) Citrix
4 20 (58.82%) Citrix Certification
4 20 (58.82%) NetApp
4 20 (58.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (58.82%) XenDesktop
4 20 (58.82%) VTSP
5 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 18 (52.94%) CCA
5 18 (52.94%) WAAS
5 18 (52.94%) NCDA
5 18 (52.94%) NCIE
5 18 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (38.24%) HP
7 12 (35.29%) MCSE
7 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (35.29%) vSphere
7 12 (35.29%) VCAP
8 11 (32.35%) ITIL
8 11 (32.35%) Linux
8 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
8 11 (32.35%) FTP
8 11 (32.35%) DNS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) WAAS
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (32.35%) iSCSI
2 11 (32.35%) FTP
2 11 (32.35%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) IPv6
3 2 (5.88%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Architect
1 12 (35.29%) Virtualisation Architect
2 11 (32.35%) Consultant
2 11 (32.35%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (32.35%) Administrator
3 10 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (29.41%) Storage Architect
3 10 (29.41%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 8 (23.53%) FlexPod Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Technology Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (29.41%) CLARiiON
2 10 (29.41%) Celerra
3 8 (23.53%) FlexPod
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Citrix Certification
1 20 (58.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 20 (58.82%) VTSP
2 18 (52.94%) NCDA
2 18 (52.94%) NCIE
2 18 (52.94%) CCA
3 12 (35.29%) MCSE
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (35.29%) VCAP
4 11 (32.35%) Degree
5 10 (29.41%) MCTS
5 10 (29.41%) MCITP
5 10 (29.41%) CCEA
5 10 (29.41%) CCEE
5 10 (29.41%) CCIA
6 2 (5.88%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (94.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 32 (94.12%) Hyper-V
2 20 (58.82%) XenDesktop
3 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 12 (35.29%) vSphere
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) SCVMM
2 3 (8.82%) SCOrch
3 2 (5.88%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) SCSM
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) VMware
2 31 (91.18%) Microsoft
3 21 (61.76%) 3PAR
4 20 (58.82%) EMC
4 20 (58.82%) Citrix
4 20 (58.82%) NetApp
4 20 (58.82%) Cisco
5 13 (38.24%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) IBM