The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 108 116 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 1.70% 2.22%
As % of the System Software category 4.80% 11.70% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 42 43
Median salary £85,000 £52,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.90% +32.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £32,460
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £64,750 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
vSphere
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
271 359 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.45% 14.56% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 228 297 291
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

vSphere
Salary Trend in Reading

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Reading

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 67 (98.53%) VMware
2 64 (94.12%) Linux
3 62 (91.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (83.82%) Windows
5 52 (76.47%) Hyper-V
6 49 (72.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (64.71%) Cisco
8 43 (63.24%) Red Hat
9 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
9 40 (58.82%) vCloud
10 37 (54.41%) TCP/IP
11 36 (52.94%) SQL Server
12 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
12 35 (51.47%) Presales
13 33 (48.53%) DNS
14 30 (44.12%) Data Centre
14 30 (44.12%) Windows Server
15 28 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
16 26 (38.24%) IIS
17 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
17 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (35.29%) HP
19 23 (33.82%) SAN
19 23 (33.82%) Clustering
19 23 (33.82%) Telecoms
20 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
21 21 (30.88%) SLA
21 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2003
21 21 (30.88%) Perl

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (38.24%) IIS
2 16 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.29%) Apache
4 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (20.59%) OpenShift
2 14 (20.59%) SaaS
3 7 (10.29%) Office 365
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (54.41%) TCP/IP
2 33 (48.53%) DNS
3 23 (33.82%) SAN
4 18 (26.47%) SMTP
4 18 (26.47%) VPN
5 17 (25.00%) FTP
5 17 (25.00%) LDAP
6 16 (23.53%) DHCP
7 9 (13.24%) Firewall
8 7 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.29%) FWSM
8 7 (10.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (10.29%) snoop
8 7 (10.29%) tcpdump
8 7 (10.29%) Wireshark
9 5 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
11 3 (4.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 23 (33.82%) Telecoms
2 18 (26.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Cloud Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 18 (26.47%) Architect
4 16 (23.53%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (23.53%) Technical Architect
5 14 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (19.12%) Virtualisation Architect
6 13 (19.12%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
7 10 (14.71%) Senior Architect
8 9 (13.24%) PowerShell Engineer
8 9 (13.24%) Senior Technical Architect
8 9 (13.24%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (11.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 7 (10.29%) Administrator
10 7 (10.29%) Unix Engineer
11 5 (7.35%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (7.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) Web Services
2 9 (13.24%) JSON
2 9 (13.24%) SOAP
3 7 (10.29%) HTML
3 7 (10.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.12%) Data Centre
2 23 (33.82%) Clustering
3 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (13.24%) N-Tier
5 5 (7.35%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 64 (94.12%) Linux
2 57 (83.82%) Windows
3 49 (72.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (44.12%) Windows Server
5 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (27.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (10.29%) Solaris
8 7 (10.29%) Unix
9 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.47%) CentOS
11 1 (1.47%) Debian
11 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Presales
2 20 (29.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 19 (27.94%) Server Monitoring
4 17 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 16 (23.53%) Project Management
5 16 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 16 (23.53%) Validation
6 14 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (20.59%) ITIL
7 9 (13.24%) Migration
7 9 (13.24%) SOA
8 7 (10.29%) Change Management
8 7 (10.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 7 (10.29%) Problem Management
8 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.29%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (10.29%) Web Development
9 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.35%) DevOps
11 1 (1.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
2 21 (30.88%) Perl
3 16 (23.53%) Python
4 12 (17.65%) Java
5 10 (14.71%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (30.88%) MCITP
2 21 (30.88%) MCSE
3 20 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (23.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.88%) CCNA
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.88%) MCSA
7 3 (4.41%) CCA
7 3 (4.41%) CCAA
7 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.41%) MCP
7 3 (4.41%) MCTS
7 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.41%) VCP5
7 3 (4.41%) VCP6
7 3 (4.41%) VTSP
8 1 (1.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.88%) SLA
2 9 (13.24%) HIPAA
2 9 (13.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (7.35%) QA
4 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (91.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (76.47%) Hyper-V
3 40 (58.82%) vCloud
4 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
5 16 (23.53%) Terminal Services
5 16 (23.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (14.71%) VMware ESX
7 9 (13.24%) XenApp
8 8 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (10.29%) Firmware
9 7 (10.29%) iptables
10 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
10 3 (4.41%) XenServer
11 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (23.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 14 (20.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 14 (20.59%) SCCM
2 14 (20.59%) WSUS
3 9 (13.24%) Kibana
3 9 (13.24%) WMI
4 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.41%) PowerCLI
4 3 (4.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 67 (98.53%) VMware
2 44 (64.71%) Cisco
3 43 (63.24%) Red Hat
4 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 24 (35.29%) HP
6 17 (25.00%) Oracle
7 16 (23.53%) Veritas
8 14 (20.59%) Huawei
8 14 (20.59%) Qualys
9 10 (14.71%) Citrix
10 9 (13.24%) ServiceNow
11 7 (10.29%) Egenera
11 7 (10.29%) F5
11 7 (10.29%) Foundry
11 7 (10.29%) Sun
12 5 (7.35%) EMC
13 3 (4.41%) NetApp
13 3 (4.41%) Symantec
13 3 (4.41%) Veeam
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