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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 97 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 39 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.07% 1.09% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 12.58% 7.60% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 26
Median salary £57,500 £87,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +94.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
310 342 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.45% 14.32% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 276 238 256
Median salary £50,000 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 6 May 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 80 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (62.50%) Cisco
3 48 (60.00%) Windows
3 48 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (50.00%) EMC
5 39 (48.75%) Linux
5 39 (48.75%) Citrix
6 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 36 (45.00%) Firewall
6 36 (45.00%) Hyper-V
7 35 (43.75%) Mentoring
7 35 (43.75%) VMware ESX
8 32 (40.00%) SCCM
8 32 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 31 (38.75%) Finance
10 30 (37.50%) PowerShell
10 30 (37.50%) ITIL
11 28 (35.00%) Python
11 28 (35.00%) Ruby
12 27 (33.75%) Perl
13 26 (32.50%) Active Directory
14 25 (31.25%) Java
14 25 (31.25%) Red Hat
14 25 (31.25%) Data Centre
14 25 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (30.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 24 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
15 24 (30.00%) EMC VNX
15 24 (30.00%) WSUS
15 24 (30.00%) QA

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 6 (7.50%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.25%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (23.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) OpenShift
1 12 (15.00%) SaaS
2 8 (10.00%) Office 365
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.75%) IaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (45.00%) Firewall
2 25 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
4 13 (16.25%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (15.00%) DNS
6 9 (11.25%) SAN
7 8 (10.00%) NetScaler
8 7 (8.75%) DHCP
9 5 (6.25%) Internet
9 5 (6.25%) IPsec
9 5 (6.25%) VLAN
9 5 (6.25%) VPN
10 4 (5.00%) SNMP
11 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.25%) FCoE
12 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (1.25%) NAS
12 1 (1.25%) snoop
12 1 (1.25%) tcpdump
12 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (38.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Architect
2 15 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Administrator
4 12 (15.00%) Consultant
5 11 (13.75%) Cloud Administrator
5 11 (13.75%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 8 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 7 (8.75%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) VMware Architect
7 7 (8.75%) VMware Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) VMware Support Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Citrix Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Sass
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) HTML
2 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 24 (30.00%) EMC VNX
3 8 (10.00%) Clustering
4 5 (6.25%) HP Storage
4 5 (6.25%) Replication
5 3 (3.75%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.50%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.25%) e-Health
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 39 (48.75%) Linux
3 32 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (16.25%) Unix
7 4 (5.00%) Solaris
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 30 (37.50%) ITIL
3 24 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (20.00%) Presales
5 12 (15.00%) Server Patching
5 12 (15.00%) Service Management
5 12 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (5.00%) Logistics
6 4 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.75%) DevOps
7 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.75%) Migration
7 3 (3.75%) Project Management
8 2 (2.50%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (2.50%) High Availability
8 2 (2.50%) Operations Management
9 1 (1.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 28 (35.00%) Python
2 28 (35.00%) Ruby
3 27 (33.75%) Perl
4 25 (31.25%) Java
5 12 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.50%) CCA
4 6 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.50%) VCAP
5 2 (2.50%) MCSA
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.50%) VCP5
6 1 (1.25%) CCNA
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.25%) Degree
6 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.00%) QA
2 6 (7.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) SAS 70
System Software
1 48 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 35 (43.75%) VMware ESX
4 26 (32.50%) Active Directory
5 18 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (8.75%) vCloud
6 7 (8.75%) XenApp
7 6 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (7.50%) XenDesktop
8 4 (5.00%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.25%) Firmware
9 1 (1.25%) iptables
9 1 (1.25%) KVM
9 1 (1.25%) Xen
9 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (40.00%) SCCM
2 24 (30.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 24 (30.00%) WSUS
3 12 (15.00%) SCVMM
4 8 (10.00%) SCOM
5 7 (8.75%) SCDPM
5 7 (8.75%) vRealize
6 4 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (3.75%) SCSM
8 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (62.50%) Cisco
3 40 (50.00%) EMC
4 39 (48.75%) Citrix
5 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 24 (30.00%) Qualys
8 18 (22.50%) HP
9 16 (20.00%) NetApp
10 4 (5.00%) Dell
10 4 (5.00%) Intel Security
10 4 (5.00%) Juniper
11 2 (2.50%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.50%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (1.25%) CA
12 1 (1.25%) Ciena
12 1 (1.25%) F5
12 1 (1.25%) IBM
12 1 (1.25%) Nortel
12 1 (1.25%) Veritas
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