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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 112 125 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.09% 0.81% 1.64%
As % of the System Software category 8.70% 5.69% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 29
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £35,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
299 334 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.56% 14.30% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 227 260 203
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 75 (98.68%) VMware
2 66 (86.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (68.42%) Windows
4 42 (55.26%) Citrix
5 37 (48.68%) Cisco
5 37 (48.68%) Hyper-V
6 31 (40.79%) XenApp
7 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
9 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 22 (28.95%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (27.63%) XenDesktop
11 21 (27.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
12 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (26.32%) MCSE
13 19 (25.00%) NetApp
13 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (23.68%) ITIL
15 17 (22.37%) Firewall
15 17 (22.37%) PowerShell
16 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
16 16 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (21.05%) LAN
16 16 (21.05%) WAN
16 16 (21.05%) SAN
17 15 (19.74%) CCA
17 15 (19.74%) EMC
17 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
17 15 (19.74%) VCAP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
1 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (7.89%) IIS
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
2 17 (22.37%) Firewall
3 16 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (21.05%) LAN
3 16 (21.05%) WAN
3 16 (21.05%) SAN
4 13 (17.11%) NetScaler
4 13 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (10.53%) WAAS
6 5 (6.58%) DNS
7 4 (5.26%) FTP
8 3 (3.95%) Internet
9 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.32%) IPsec
10 1 (1.32%) DHCP
10 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) DB2
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.95%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (5.26%) Retail
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Architect
2 15 (19.74%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Consultant
4 12 (15.79%) Virtualisation Architect
5 11 (14.47%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Storage Architect
6 8 (10.53%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Test Leader
7 6 (7.89%) Performance Test Leader
7 6 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Junior
8 5 (6.58%) Citrix Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.26%) Administrator
9 4 (5.26%) Performance Tester
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) Middleware
1 2 (2.63%) Application Packaging
1 2 (2.63%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Replication
3 8 (10.53%) CLARiiON
3 8 (10.53%) Celerra
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.63%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 52 (68.42%) Windows
2 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.11%) Linux
5 5 (6.58%) Solaris
6 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.95%) UNIX
8 2 (2.63%) AIX
8 2 (2.63%) SUSE
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Test Management
2 10 (13.16%) Test Scripting
2 10 (13.16%) Performance Engineering
3 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (6.58%) Operations Management
4 5 (6.58%) CRM
5 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 3 (3.95%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (3.95%) Migration
7 2 (2.63%) Data Management
7 2 (2.63%) Content Management
7 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.32%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.32%) Time Management
8 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.16%) C
2 10 (13.16%) C#
3 6 (7.89%) Python
3 6 (7.89%) Ruby
4 3 (3.95%) SQL
5 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
2 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (26.32%) MCSE
3 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 15 (19.74%) VCAP
4 15 (19.74%) VTSP
4 15 (19.74%) CCA
5 13 (17.11%) CCEA
5 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
5 13 (17.11%) CCIA
6 12 (15.79%) CCEE
7 11 (14.47%) NCDA
7 11 (14.47%) NCIE
8 10 (13.16%) DV Cleared
8 10 (13.16%) MCTS
8 10 (13.16%) MCITP
9 5 (6.58%) VCP5
10 3 (3.95%) ISEB
10 3 (3.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (86.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (48.68%) Hyper-V
3 31 (40.79%) XenApp
4 22 (28.95%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (27.63%) XenDesktop
6 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
7 13 (17.11%) vCloud
8 7 (9.21%) XenServer
9 5 (6.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.63%) Xen
10 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) XenMobile
2 10 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (6.58%) SCCM
4 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.63%) Legato
5 2 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.63%) SCOM
5 2 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 75 (98.68%) VMware
2 42 (55.26%) Citrix
3 37 (48.68%) Cisco
4 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 19 (25.00%) NetApp
6 15 (19.74%) EMC
7 10 (13.16%) HP
7 10 (13.16%) 3PAR
8 9 (11.84%) IBM
9 3 (3.95%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.63%) AppSense
10 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.63%) webMethods
10 2 (2.63%) Symantec
10 2 (2.63%) Adobe
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle
10 2 (2.63%) Juniper
10 2 (2.63%) CommVault
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