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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 98 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 31 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.76% 1.09% 1.27%
As % of the System Software category 11.65% 6.74% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 26
Median salary £62,500 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £90,000 £60,000
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
266 371 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.07% 16.12% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 225 272 250
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,341 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 June 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (61.97%) Windows
3 43 (60.56%) Cisco
4 40 (56.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
5 34 (47.89%) Hyper-V
5 34 (47.89%) Windows Server
6 32 (45.07%) Linux
7 29 (40.85%) Citrix
8 27 (38.03%) EMC
8 27 (38.03%) VMware ESX
9 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
10 25 (35.21%) PowerShell
11 22 (30.99%) SCCM
11 22 (30.99%) Firewall
11 22 (30.99%) Finance
12 21 (29.58%) ITIL
12 21 (29.58%) Python
13 20 (28.17%) Perl
13 20 (28.17%) Data Centre
14 19 (26.76%) Mentoring
15 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (25.35%) Red Hat
15 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
15 18 (25.35%) HP
16 16 (22.54%) NetApp
16 16 (22.54%) Ruby
17 15 (21.13%) WSUS
17 15 (21.13%) Qualys
17 15 (21.13%) Capacity Planning

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 (8.45%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.41%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) OpenShift
1 10 (14.08%) SaaS
2 7 (9.86%) Office 365
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.99%) Firewall
2 12 (16.90%) DNS
3 11 (15.49%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (15.49%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (12.68%) NetScaler
4 9 (12.68%) SAN
5 7 (9.86%) DHCP
6 6 (8.45%) VPN
7 5 (7.04%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (7.04%) Internet
7 5 (7.04%) IPsec
7 5 (7.04%) VLAN
8 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.63%) SNMP
9 3 (4.23%) FWSM
9 3 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (4.23%) snoop
9 3 (4.23%) tcpdump
9 3 (4.23%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Architect
2 11 (15.49%) Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) VMware Architect
5 7 (9.86%) VMware Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Citrix Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (8.45%) PowerShell Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Office 365 Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) JSON
1 4 (5.63%) SOAP
1 4 (5.63%) Web Services
2 3 (4.23%) HTML
2 3 (4.23%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.49%) EMC VNX
3 10 (14.08%) Clustering
4 5 (7.04%) HP Storage
4 5 (7.04%) Replication
5 3 (4.23%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.97%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) Windows Server
3 32 (45.07%) Linux
4 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.86%) Unix
7 6 (8.45%) Solaris
8 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) ITIL
2 19 (26.76%) Mentoring
3 15 (21.13%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (19.72%) Presales
5 8 (11.27%) DevOps
6 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.04%) Server Patching
6 5 (7.04%) Service Management
6 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (5.63%) Logistics
7 4 (5.63%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (4.23%) Change Management
8 3 (4.23%) High Availability
8 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.23%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (4.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) PowerShell
2 21 (29.58%) Python
3 20 (28.17%) Perl
4 16 (22.54%) Ruby
5 14 (19.72%) Java
6 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.63%) SQL
8 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (8.45%) CCA
3 6 (8.45%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (8.45%) VCAP
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) MCSA
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) VCP5
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) QA
2 5 (7.04%) SLA
3 4 (5.63%) HIPAA
3 4 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.41%) SAS 70
System Software
1 40 (56.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (47.89%) Hyper-V
3 27 (38.03%) VMware ESX
4 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
5 11 (15.49%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (9.86%) XenApp
7 6 (8.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (8.45%) XenDesktop
8 5 (7.04%) vCloud
9 4 (5.63%) DFS Replication
10 3 (4.23%) Firmware
10 3 (4.23%) iptables
11 1 (1.41%) KVM
11 1 (1.41%) Xen
11 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) SCCM
2 15 (21.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 15 (21.13%) WSUS
3 12 (16.90%) SCVMM
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (9.86%) SCDPM
4 7 (9.86%) SCOM
5 5 (7.04%) vRealize
6 4 (5.63%) Kibana
6 4 (5.63%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (5.63%) WMI
7 3 (4.23%) SCSM
8 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (60.56%) Cisco
3 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
4 29 (40.85%) Citrix
5 27 (38.03%) EMC
6 18 (25.35%) HP
6 18 (25.35%) Red Hat
7 16 (22.54%) NetApp
8 15 (21.13%) Qualys
9 5 (7.04%) Juniper
10 4 (5.63%) Intel Security
10 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow
11 3 (4.23%) Dell
11 3 (4.23%) Egenera
11 3 (4.23%) F5
11 3 (4.23%) Foundry
11 3 (4.23%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.82%) Sun
13 1 (1.41%) Gemalto