The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 107 52 97
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +45
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 31 88 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 3.88% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 8.59% 20.71% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 79 31
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
361 425 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.32% 18.74% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 233 366 191
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
vSphere
Berkshire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 62 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (87.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (79.03%) Windows
4 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
5 33 (53.23%) Citrix
6 31 (50.00%) Cisco
7 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (38.71%) Linux
8 24 (38.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
9 21 (33.87%) HP
9 21 (33.87%) NetApp
9 21 (33.87%) Hyper-V
10 20 (32.26%) IIS
10 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (29.03%) SQL
12 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (27.42%) NCDA
13 16 (25.81%) NCIE
13 16 (25.81%) ITIL
14 15 (24.19%) MCSE
14 15 (24.19%) SAN
15 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
16 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
16 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (20.97%) VCAP
17 12 (19.35%) FlexPod
17 12 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
17 12 (19.35%) EMC

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 20 (32.26%) IIS
2 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (17.74%) Apache
4 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
5 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (6.45%) Drupal
6 4 (6.45%) Alfresco
6 4 (6.45%) WordPress
6 4 (6.45%) nginx
6 4 (6.45%) CMS
7 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (4.84%) Lync
8 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) SAN
2 11 (17.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (16.13%) NetScaler
3 10 (16.13%) DNS
4 9 (14.52%) Firewall
4 9 (14.52%) FTP
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (11.29%) DHCP
7 5 (8.06%) NAS
8 3 (4.84%) WAAS
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.84%) LAN
8 3 (4.84%) VoIP
8 3 (4.84%) WAN
9 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) MySQL
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Consultant
2 18 (29.03%) Administrator
3 11 (17.74%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (17.74%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Storage Consultant
5 8 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (11.29%) Architect
6 7 (11.29%) VMware Consultant
6 7 (11.29%) FlexPod Consultant
7 6 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (8.06%) Server Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) VMware Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) COM
2 3 (4.84%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (1.61%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) FlexPod
2 4 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.84%) CLARiiON
3 3 (4.84%) Celerra
4 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 49 (79.03%) Windows
2 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (38.71%) Linux
4 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.29%) UNIX
7 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.45%) CentOS
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.84%) VMS
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.84%) Solaris
9 2 (3.23%) HPUX
10 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (11.29%) Change Management
4 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (6.45%) Validation
5 4 (6.45%) Migration
5 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.23%) Web Development
7 2 (3.23%) Software Architecture
7 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.61%) Data Management
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) Python
3 9 (14.52%) PHP
4 7 (11.29%) Ruby
4 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.68%) Perl
6 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (27.42%) NCDA
3 16 (25.81%) NCIE
4 15 (24.19%) MCSE
5 13 (20.97%) VCAP
6 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
7 11 (17.74%) VTSP
8 10 (16.13%) MCITP
9 9 (14.52%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
10 8 (12.90%) VCDX
10 8 (12.90%) Degree
10 8 (12.90%) MCTS
11 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
11 7 (11.29%) CCA
11 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (9.68%) CCNA
13 4 (6.45%) CCEA
13 4 (6.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (87.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (33.87%) Hyper-V
2 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
3 12 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (16.13%) XenDesktop
4 10 (16.13%) XenApp
5 5 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.84%) XenServer
7 3 (4.84%) vCloud
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.61%) KVM
9 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (6.45%) Plesk
3 3 (4.84%) XenMobile
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.84%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.61%) Legato
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 33 (53.23%) Citrix
4 31 (50.00%) Cisco
5 21 (33.87%) HP
5 21 (33.87%) NetApp
6 12 (19.35%) EMC
7 10 (16.13%) Dell
8 7 (11.29%) Oracle
9 6 (9.68%) Juniper
10 5 (8.06%) IBM
11 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
11 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (6.45%) Symantec
12 3 (4.84%) Sophos
12 3 (4.84%) AppSense
12 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
13 2 (3.23%) Veeam
13 2 (3.23%) Veritas
13 2 (3.23%) Brocade
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