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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 91 85 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 52 55 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.07% 2.38% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 14.48% 15.67% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 18
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £54,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
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
359 351 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.29% 15.16% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 247 284 179
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 80 (100.00%) VMware
2 75 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (61.25%) Citrix
4 46 (57.50%) Microsoft
5 45 (56.25%) Windows
6 43 (53.75%) Hyper-V
7 39 (48.75%) Cisco
8 35 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (38.75%) NetApp
10 28 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (33.75%) Citrix Certification
11 27 (33.75%) Linux
11 27 (33.75%) MCSE
11 27 (33.75%) XenDesktop
12 26 (32.50%) Active Directory
13 24 (30.00%) EMC
13 24 (30.00%) VCAP
14 23 (28.75%) VTSP
14 23 (28.75%) XenApp
14 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (28.75%) NCDA
14 23 (28.75%) NCIE
15 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (27.50%) CCA
16 21 (26.25%) NetScaler
16 21 (26.25%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (23.75%) HP
17 19 (23.75%) MCITP
18 18 (22.50%) MCTS
18 18 (22.50%) MS Excel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 16 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 16 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (15.00%) IIS
3 6 (7.50%) Apache
3 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) NetScaler
1 21 (26.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (15.00%) WAAS
3 10 (12.50%) SAN
4 9 (11.25%) DNS
5 8 (10.00%) FTP
6 7 (8.75%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.50%) Firewall
8 5 (6.25%) LAN
8 5 (6.25%) WAN
8 5 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.50%) Internet
10 1 (1.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.50%) MySQL
3 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.50%) DB2
General
1 2 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Architect
2 22 (27.50%) Consultant
3 16 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 13 (16.25%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (16.25%) Administrator
5 12 (15.00%) Storage Architect
5 12 (15.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 11 (13.75%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (11.25%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
10 7 (8.75%) Storage Consultant
11 6 (7.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (7.50%) VMware Engineer
12 5 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
12 5 (6.25%) Senior Architect
12 5 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
12 5 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.50%) Worklight
2 2 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) CLARiiON
1 12 (15.00%) Celerra
2 8 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.25%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.25%) Windows
2 27 (33.75%) Linux
3 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.75%) UNIX
5 7 (8.75%) Solaris
5 7 (8.75%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.25%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.50%) SUSE
7 2 (2.50%) AIX
7 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.25%) CRM
3 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.00%) Operations Management
5 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.75%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (3.75%) Change Management
5 3 (3.75%) Validation
5 3 (3.75%) Data Management
6 2 (2.50%) Content Management
6 2 (2.50%) Migration
6 2 (2.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) SQL
1 14 (17.50%) Python
1 14 (17.50%) Ruby
1 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (33.75%) Citrix Certification
3 27 (33.75%) MCSE
4 24 (30.00%) VCAP
5 23 (28.75%) VTSP
5 23 (28.75%) NCDA
5 23 (28.75%) NCIE
6 22 (27.50%) CCA
7 19 (23.75%) MCITP
8 18 (22.50%) MCTS
9 17 (21.25%) CCEA
9 17 (21.25%) CCIA
10 14 (17.50%) CCEE
11 8 (10.00%) DV Cleared
11 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (8.75%) VCDX
13 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
14 4 (5.00%) VCP5
14 4 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (53.75%) Hyper-V
3 27 (33.75%) XenDesktop
4 26 (32.50%) Active Directory
5 23 (28.75%) XenApp
6 16 (20.00%) vCloud
7 13 (16.25%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (10.00%) XenServer
8 8 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.50%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.50%) Xen
11 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) XenMobile
2 6 (7.50%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (5.00%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (3.75%) Legato
6 2 (2.50%) SCCM
6 2 (2.50%) SCOM
6 2 (2.50%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (61.25%) Citrix
3 46 (57.50%) Microsoft
4 39 (48.75%) Cisco
5 31 (38.75%) NetApp
6 24 (30.00%) EMC
7 19 (23.75%) HP
8 12 (15.00%) 3PAR
9 9 (11.25%) IBM
9 9 (11.25%) Juniper
10 6 (7.50%) Oracle
11 5 (6.25%) AppSense
12 4 (5.00%) Dell
12 4 (5.00%) Symantec
13 3 (3.75%) CommVault
14 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
14 2 (2.50%) webMethods
14 2 (2.50%) Adobe
15 1 (1.25%) PlateSpin
15 1 (1.25%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + min 15% bonus+pension+bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £62000.00 per annum + 15% bonus+excellent pension+bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 19 days ago