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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 136 131 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.14% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 0.91% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £87,500 £35,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.83%
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
294 331 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.42% 14.96% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 205 274 198
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vCloud across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

vCloud Salary Histogram in Reading

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (94.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) Hyper-V
3 15 (78.95%) XenDesktop
3 15 (78.95%) VTSP
3 15 (78.95%) EMC
3 15 (78.95%) Citrix
3 15 (78.95%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (78.95%) NetApp
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
4 13 (68.42%) MCSE
4 13 (68.42%) vSphere
5 10 (52.63%) CCA
5 10 (52.63%) WAAS
5 10 (52.63%) NCDA
5 10 (52.63%) NCIE
5 10 (52.63%) CCEE
5 10 (52.63%) VCAP
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (42.11%) HP
6 8 (42.11%) MCITP
7 5 (26.32%) CLARiiON
7 5 (26.32%) MCTS
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (26.32%) Celerra

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) WAAS
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Architect
2 9 (47.37%) Virtualisation Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Consultant
4 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 5 (26.32%) Storage Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Technology Consultant
4 5 (26.32%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 5 (26.32%) FlexPod Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) CLARiiON
1 5 (26.32%) Celerra
1 5 (26.32%) FlexPod
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Operations Management
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) SABSA
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) SOA
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
2 3 (15.79%) DoDAF
2 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Business Development
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (78.95%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (78.95%) VTSP
3 13 (68.42%) MCSE
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (52.63%) CCA
4 10 (52.63%) CCEE
4 10 (52.63%) NCDA
4 10 (52.63%) NCIE
4 10 (52.63%) VCAP
5 8 (42.11%) MCITP
6 5 (26.32%) CCIA
6 5 (26.32%) VCP5
6 5 (26.32%) CCEA
6 5 (26.32%) MCTS
7 3 (15.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (94.74%) Hyper-V
3 15 (78.95%) XenDesktop
4 13 (68.42%) vSphere
4 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) XenApp
6 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
6 3 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) XenMobile
2 4 (21.05%) SCOrch
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco
3 15 (78.95%) EMC
3 15 (78.95%) Citrix
3 15 (78.95%) NetApp
4 8 (42.11%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Veritas
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.79%) Juniper