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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 88 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 41 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.35% 1.00% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 14.96% 6.97% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 23
Median salary £57,500 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
274 330 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.72% 14.35% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 239 245 229
Median salary £50,000 £38,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,452 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 24 May 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 76 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (61.84%) Windows
2 47 (61.84%) Cisco
3 44 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (47.37%) Hyper-V
4 36 (47.37%) Linux
4 36 (47.37%) EMC
5 35 (46.05%) Citrix
5 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
6 33 (43.42%) Windows Server
7 32 (42.11%) VMware ESX
8 31 (40.79%) Firewall
9 29 (38.16%) Mentoring
10 28 (36.84%) PowerShell
10 28 (36.84%) Finance
10 28 (36.84%) SCCM
11 27 (35.53%) ITIL
12 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
12 26 (34.21%) Python
13 25 (32.89%) Ruby
14 24 (31.58%) Perl
15 23 (30.26%) Data Centre
16 22 (28.95%) Red Hat
17 21 (27.63%) Java
17 21 (27.63%) Qualys
17 21 (27.63%) WSUS
17 21 (27.63%) Capacity Planning
17 21 (27.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 21 (27.63%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (26.32%) EMC VNX

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 6 (7.89%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.32%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) OpenShift
1 12 (15.79%) SaaS
2 8 (10.53%) Office 365
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.95%) IaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.79%) Firewall
2 21 (27.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (15.79%) DNS
5 10 (13.16%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (11.84%) NetScaler
6 9 (11.84%) SAN
7 7 (9.21%) DHCP
8 5 (6.58%) Internet
8 5 (6.58%) IPsec
8 5 (6.58%) VLAN
8 5 (6.58%) VPN
9 4 (5.26%) SNMP
10 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.32%) FCoE
11 1 (1.32%) FWSM
11 1 (1.32%) NAS
11 1 (1.32%) snoop
11 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.32%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Architect
2 13 (17.11%) Administrator
3 12 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Consultant
4 11 (14.47%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (13.16%) Cloud Administrator
6 9 (11.84%) VMWare Administrator
7 8 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (10.53%) Technical Architect
8 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) VMware Architect
8 7 (9.21%) VMware Consultant
9 6 (7.89%) Citrix Consultant
9 6 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 6 (7.89%) VMware Support Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Sass
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) JSON
2 1 (1.32%) SOAP
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) Data Centre
2 20 (26.32%) EMC VNX
3 8 (10.53%) Clustering
4 5 (6.58%) HP Storage
4 5 (6.58%) Replication
5 3 (3.95%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.63%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.32%) e-Health
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.84%) Windows
2 36 (47.37%) Linux
3 33 (43.42%) Windows Server
4 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (11.84%) Unix
7 4 (5.26%) Solaris
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.32%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Mentoring
2 27 (35.53%) ITIL
3 21 (27.63%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (19.74%) Presales
5 9 (11.84%) Server Patching
5 9 (11.84%) Service Management
5 9 (11.84%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (5.26%) DevOps
6 4 (5.26%) Logistics
6 4 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.95%) High Availability
7 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.95%) Migration
7 3 (3.95%) Project Management
8 1 (1.32%) Change Management
8 1 (1.32%) Data Management
8 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 26 (34.21%) Python
3 25 (32.89%) Ruby
4 24 (31.58%) Perl
5 21 (27.63%) Java
6 9 (11.84%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (11.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.89%) CCA
4 6 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.89%) VCAP
5 2 (2.63%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) MCSA
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) VCP5
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.32%) QA
2 6 (7.89%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.32%) SAS 70
System Software
1 44 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (47.37%) Hyper-V
3 32 (42.11%) VMware ESX
4 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
5 15 (19.74%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (9.21%) XenApp
7 6 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (7.89%) vCloud
7 6 (7.89%) XenDesktop
8 4 (5.26%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.32%) Firmware
9 1 (1.32%) iptables
9 1 (1.32%) KVM
9 1 (1.32%) Xen
9 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (36.84%) SCCM
2 21 (27.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 21 (27.63%) WSUS
3 12 (15.79%) SCVMM
4 7 (9.21%) SCDPM
4 7 (9.21%) SCOM
5 6 (7.89%) vRealize
6 4 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (3.95%) SCSM
8 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.32%) Kibana
8 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (61.84%) Cisco
3 36 (47.37%) EMC
4 35 (46.05%) Citrix
4 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
5 22 (28.95%) Red Hat
6 21 (27.63%) Qualys
7 17 (22.37%) NetApp
8 16 (21.05%) HP
9 4 (5.26%) Intel Security
9 4 (5.26%) Juniper
10 3 (3.95%) Dell
10 3 (3.95%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.32%) Ciena
12 1 (1.32%) Egenera
12 1 (1.32%) F5
12 1 (1.32%) Foundry
12 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.32%) Veeam
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