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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 131 113 86
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -27
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 25 31 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.00% 1.24% 2.62%
As % of the System Software category 7.18% 9.14% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 43
Average salary £80,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+113.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £56,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -4.06%
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
348 339 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.86% 13.60% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 238 271 262
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 21 April 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 51 (98.08%) VMware
2 48 (92.31%) Windows
3 40 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (67.31%) TCP/IP
5 30 (57.69%) Cisco
6 25 (48.08%) SAN
6 25 (48.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (46.15%) SharePoint
8 23 (44.23%) ITIL
8 23 (44.23%) Hyper-V
9 22 (42.31%) HP
10 19 (36.54%) Linux
11 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
11 18 (34.62%) DNS
12 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
12 15 (28.85%) Firewall
13 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
13 14 (26.92%) LAN
13 14 (26.92%) DHCP
14 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 13 (25.00%) Citrix
14 13 (25.00%) Finance
14 13 (25.00%) XenApp
14 13 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (23.08%) vCloud
15 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
15 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (23.08%) MCSE
16 11 (21.15%) Oracle

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 24 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 10 (19.23%) IIS
3 7 (13.46%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.85%) Lync
5 2 (3.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (67.31%) TCP/IP
2 25 (48.08%) SAN
3 18 (34.62%) DNS
4 15 (28.85%) Firewall
5 14 (26.92%) LAN
5 14 (26.92%) DHCP
6 11 (21.15%) WAN
6 11 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (19.23%) NAS
8 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (9.62%) VPN
10 4 (7.69%) FTP
11 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.92%) IPsec
12 1 (1.92%) Internet
12 1 (1.92%) Skype
12 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.92%) SMTP
12 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) LoadRunner
2 7 (13.46%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Retail
3 10 (19.23%) Billing
3 10 (19.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Architect
2 11 (21.15%) Support Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Technical Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Tester
4 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (13.46%) Performance Tester
4 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Data Centre Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Data Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Junior
6 4 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Support
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Management Information System
1 11 (21.15%) Replication
2 10 (19.23%) Clustering
2 10 (19.23%) N-Tier
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 48 (92.31%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (36.54%) Linux
4 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Migration
2 11 (21.15%) Test Management
2 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
2 11 (21.15%) Performance Engineering
3 10 (19.23%) SABSA
3 10 (19.23%) TOGAF
3 10 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 10 (19.23%) SOA
3 10 (19.23%) Project Management
3 10 (19.23%) Validation
3 10 (19.23%) DoDAF
3 10 (19.23%) Project Planning
3 10 (19.23%) Business Development
4 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.92%) Time Management
7 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 11 (21.15%) C
2 11 (21.15%) C#
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.08%) MCSE
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (21.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (19.23%) MCITP
4 10 (19.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared
6 7 (13.46%) ISEB
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.92%) MCSA
8 1 (1.92%) CCNA
8 1 (1.92%) MCP
8 1 (1.92%) HND
8 1 (1.92%) VCAP
8 1 (1.92%) VTSP
8 1 (1.92%) CCEE
8 1 (1.92%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) COBIT
2 3 (5.77%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (44.23%) Hyper-V
3 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
4 13 (25.00%) XenApp
4 13 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (23.08%) vCloud
6 10 (19.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (19.23%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (19.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (13.46%) SCCM
4 2 (3.85%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 51 (98.08%) VMware
2 30 (57.69%) Cisco
3 22 (42.31%) HP
4 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 13 (25.00%) Citrix
6 11 (21.15%) Oracle
7 10 (19.23%) Juniper
7 10 (19.23%) Veritas
7 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
8 7 (13.46%) NetApp
8 7 (13.46%) IBM
9 6 (11.54%) 3PAR
10 3 (5.77%) Dell
11 2 (3.85%) EMC
12 1 (1.92%) Fujitsu
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