The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 117 110 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -54
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 30 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.06% 1.22% 3.90%
As % of the System Software category 6.90% 7.96% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 78
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +34.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £61,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
348 377 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.42% 15.39% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 240 241 372
Average salary £37,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.47% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,956 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 46 (97.87%) VMware
2 44 (93.62%) Windows
3 36 (76.60%) TCP/IP
4 35 (74.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (68.09%) Linux
6 31 (65.96%) Hyper-V
7 28 (59.57%) Cisco
8 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
9 22 (46.81%) HP
10 21 (44.68%) SAN
11 20 (42.55%) DNS
11 20 (42.55%) Data Centre
12 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
13 18 (38.30%) SharePoint
14 17 (36.17%) LAN
14 17 (36.17%) Firewall
15 16 (34.04%) vCloud
16 15 (31.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (31.91%) Oracle
16 15 (31.91%) ITIL
17 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
17 14 (29.79%) WAN
17 14 (29.79%) Citrix
17 14 (29.79%) Cloud Computing
17 14 (29.79%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (29.79%) Oracle Database
18 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
18 13 (27.66%) DHCP
18 13 (27.66%) SQL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 18 (38.30%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.28%) IIS
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.26%) Lync
5 2 (4.26%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (76.60%) TCP/IP
2 21 (44.68%) SAN
3 20 (42.55%) DNS
4 17 (36.17%) LAN
4 17 (36.17%) Firewall
5 14 (29.79%) WAN
6 13 (27.66%) DHCP
7 12 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (21.28%) NAS
9 7 (14.89%) FTP
9 7 (14.89%) VPN
10 6 (12.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (8.51%) LDAP
11 4 (8.51%) SMTP
12 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (2.13%) Internet
13 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle Database
2 12 (25.53%) MySQL
3 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) TestDirector
1 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Legal
2 10 (21.28%) Retail
2 10 (21.28%) Billing
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Technical Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Administrator
4 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Data Centre Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Data Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Performance Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) IT Support
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Data Centre
2 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
3 10 (21.28%) Clustering
3 10 (21.28%) N-Tier
4 5 (10.64%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (93.62%) Windows
2 32 (68.09%) Linux
3 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (31.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Project Management
2 11 (23.40%) Migration
3 10 (21.28%) TOGAF
3 10 (21.28%) SABSA
3 10 (21.28%) Validation
3 10 (21.28%) SOA
3 10 (21.28%) DoDAF
3 10 (21.28%) Project Planning
3 10 (21.28%) Business Development
3 10 (21.28%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.64%) Test Management
4 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (8.51%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.64%) C
3 5 (10.64%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) MCSE
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (21.28%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (21.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (21.28%) MCITP
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) COBIT
2 7 (14.89%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 35 (74.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (65.96%) Hyper-V
3 16 (34.04%) vCloud
4 14 (29.79%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
6 12 (25.53%) XenApp
7 10 (21.28%) Terminal Services
7 10 (21.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (19.15%) VMware ESX
9 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
10 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 7 (14.89%) SCCM
3 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 46 (97.87%) VMware
2 28 (59.57%) Cisco
3 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
4 22 (46.81%) HP
5 15 (31.91%) Oracle
6 14 (29.79%) Citrix
7 10 (21.28%) Juniper
7 10 (21.28%) Veritas
7 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
8 7 (14.89%) NetApp
9 6 (12.77%) IBM
9 6 (12.77%) 3PAR
10 3 (6.38%) Dell
11 2 (4.26%) EMC
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