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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 85 126 117
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 52 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.87% 0.90% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 18.64% 5.52% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 21
Median salary £65,000 £38,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+67.74% -29.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £34,900 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
279 362 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.39% 16.35% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 222 264 257
Median salary £51,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 25 August 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 69 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (72.83%) Linux
4 65 (70.65%) Windows
5 57 (61.96%) Hyper-V
6 54 (58.70%) Cisco
7 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
8 43 (46.74%) Windows Server
9 39 (42.39%) Red Hat
10 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
11 34 (36.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (35.87%) PowerShell
13 31 (33.70%) Finance
14 30 (32.61%) DNS
14 30 (32.61%) vCloud
15 28 (30.43%) Perl
16 27 (29.35%) Python
16 27 (29.35%) Presales
17 26 (28.26%) Data Centre
17 26 (28.26%) SAN
18 25 (27.17%) MS Excel
18 25 (27.17%) SCCM
19 24 (26.09%) TCP/IP
19 24 (26.09%) ITIL
19 24 (26.09%) Firewall
20 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
20 23 (25.00%) Citrix
20 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (23.91%) VMware ESX
22 21 (22.83%) WSUS

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 15 (16.30%) IIS
2 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.52%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.43%) Apache
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.09%) CloudStack
Applications
1 25 (27.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.65%) Cloud Computing
1 19 (20.65%) OpenShift
1 19 (20.65%) SaaS
2 9 (9.78%) Office 365
3 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.26%) IaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.61%) DNS
2 26 (28.26%) SAN
3 24 (26.09%) Firewall
3 24 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 19 (20.65%) VPN
5 13 (14.13%) DHCP
5 13 (14.13%) FTP
5 13 (14.13%) LDAP
5 13 (14.13%) SMTP
6 12 (13.04%) NetScaler
7 10 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.43%) FWSM
9 5 (5.43%) Internet
9 5 (5.43%) IPsec
9 5 (5.43%) snoop
9 5 (5.43%) tcpdump
9 5 (5.43%) VLAN
9 5 (5.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database
2 13 (14.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (33.70%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 18 (19.57%) Architect
3 16 (17.39%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 15 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (15.22%) Technical Architect
6 13 (14.13%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
7 12 (13.04%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 11 (11.96%) PowerShell Engineer
8 11 (11.96%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (10.87%) Administrator
9 10 (10.87%) Cloud Architect
10 9 (9.78%) Consultant
11 8 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (7.61%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (7.61%) Virtualisation Architect
12 7 (7.61%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
12 7 (7.61%) VMware Consultant
13 6 (6.52%) Automation Engineer
13 6 (6.52%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) JSON
1 11 (11.96%) SOAP
1 11 (11.96%) Web Services
2 5 (5.43%) HTML
2 5 (5.43%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.39%) Clustering
3 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (10.87%) EMC VNX
5 4 (4.35%) Replication
6 3 (3.26%) EqualLogic
6 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 67 (72.83%) Linux
2 65 (70.65%) Windows
3 43 (46.74%) Windows Server
4 34 (36.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (16.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (9.78%) Solaris
10 7 (7.61%) Unix
11 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
11 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Presales
2 24 (26.09%) ITIL
3 21 (22.83%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (20.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 17 (18.48%) Mentoring
6 15 (16.30%) Server Monitoring
7 10 (10.87%) DevOps
8 7 (7.61%) Load Balancing
8 7 (7.61%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.61%) Project Management
8 7 (7.61%) Project Planning
8 7 (7.61%) Validation
9 5 (5.43%) Change Management
9 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.43%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (5.43%) Web Development
10 4 (4.35%) Logistics
10 4 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (4.35%) Performance Management
10 4 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.87%) PowerShell
2 28 (30.43%) Perl
3 27 (29.35%) Python
4 15 (16.30%) Java
4 15 (16.30%) Ruby
5 11 (11.96%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.26%) SQL
7 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (18.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (13.04%) MCITP
4 12 (13.04%) MCSE
5 9 (9.78%) CCA
5 9 (9.78%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.52%) VCAP
8 5 (5.43%) CCNA
8 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.35%) MCSA
10 3 (3.26%) CCAA
10 3 (3.26%) MCP
10 3 (3.26%) MCTS
10 3 (3.26%) VCP5
10 3 (3.26%) VCP6
10 3 (3.26%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.65%) SLA
2 11 (11.96%) HIPAA
2 11 (11.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (10.87%) QA
4 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (61.96%) Hyper-V
3 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
4 30 (32.61%) vCloud
5 22 (23.91%) VMware ESX
6 15 (16.30%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (16.30%) XenApp
7 9 (9.78%) XenDesktop
8 7 (7.61%) Terminal Services
8 7 (7.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (5.43%) Firmware
10 5 (5.43%) iptables
11 4 (4.35%) DFS Replication
11 4 (4.35%) XenServer
12 1 (1.09%) KVM
12 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (27.17%) SCCM
2 21 (22.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 21 (22.83%) WSUS
3 11 (11.96%) Kibana
3 11 (11.96%) WMI
4 7 (7.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 6 (6.52%) SCVMM
5 6 (6.52%) vRealize
6 4 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (4.35%) SCDPM
6 4 (4.35%) SCOM
7 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (58.70%) Cisco
3 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
4 39 (42.39%) Red Hat
5 23 (25.00%) Citrix
6 21 (22.83%) Qualys
7 15 (16.30%) HP
8 14 (15.22%) EMC
9 13 (14.13%) Oracle
10 11 (11.96%) ServiceNow
11 10 (10.87%) Huawei
11 10 (10.87%) NetApp
12 8 (8.70%) Veritas
13 5 (5.43%) Egenera
13 5 (5.43%) F5
13 5 (5.43%) Foundry
13 5 (5.43%) Sun
14 4 (4.35%) Intel Security
14 4 (4.35%) Juniper
14 4 (4.35%) Veeam
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