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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 101 76 106
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +30
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 42 59 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.67% 2.56% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 12.21% 16.76% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 22
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
344 352 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.70% 15.28% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 235 287 194
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 73 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (93.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (63.01%) Citrix
4 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
5 42 (57.53%) Windows
6 38 (52.05%) Cisco
7 37 (50.68%) Hyper-V
8 33 (45.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (42.47%) NetApp
10 26 (35.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (35.62%) Linux
11 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
12 24 (32.88%) Citrix Certification
12 24 (32.88%) MCSE
12 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (31.51%) XenDesktop
13 23 (31.51%) EMC
13 23 (31.51%) NCDA
13 23 (31.51%) NCIE
13 23 (31.51%) VCAP
14 22 (30.14%) VTSP
14 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (28.77%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (26.03%) CCA
17 18 (24.66%) MCITP
17 18 (24.66%) NetScaler
18 17 (23.29%) XenApp
18 17 (23.29%) HP
18 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
19 16 (21.92%) SQL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 15 (20.55%) MS Exchange
1 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (17.81%) IIS
3 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (9.59%) Apache
5 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (24.66%) NetScaler
3 11 (15.07%) WAAS
3 11 (15.07%) SAN
4 9 (12.33%) DNS
5 8 (10.96%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (9.59%) FTP
7 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.85%) Firewall
8 3 (4.11%) LAN
8 3 (4.11%) WAN
8 3 (4.11%) DHCP
8 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.59%) MySQL
4 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Architect
1 20 (27.40%) Consultant
2 14 (19.18%) Virtualisation Architect
3 13 (17.81%) Administrator
4 11 (15.07%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (15.07%) Storage Architect
4 11 (15.07%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 10 (13.70%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (12.33%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Storage Consultant
8 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) VMware Consultant
10 5 (6.85%) VMware Support Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) FlexPod Consultant
10 5 (6.85%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (6.85%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (6.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) CLARiiON
1 11 (15.07%) Celerra
2 9 (12.33%) FlexPod
3 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 42 (57.53%) Windows
2 26 (35.62%) Linux
3 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.96%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (10.96%) Solaris
6 7 (9.59%) UNIX
7 5 (6.85%) Windows 2000
8 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
3 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.48%) CRM
5 3 (4.11%) Change Management
5 3 (4.11%) Validation
5 3 (4.11%) Data Management
5 3 (4.11%) Operations Management
5 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.37%) Software Architecture
7 1 (1.37%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.37%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.37%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 14 (19.18%) Python
2 14 (19.18%) Ruby
2 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.22%) PHP
4 1 (1.37%) Perl
4 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (35.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (32.88%) Citrix Certification
3 24 (32.88%) MCSE
4 23 (31.51%) NCDA
4 23 (31.51%) NCIE
4 23 (31.51%) VCAP
5 22 (30.14%) VTSP
6 19 (26.03%) CCA
7 18 (24.66%) MCITP
8 16 (21.92%) MCTS
9 15 (20.55%) CCEA
9 15 (20.55%) CCIA
10 11 (15.07%) CCEE
11 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
11 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
12 8 (10.96%) VCDX
13 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
14 4 (5.48%) Degree
14 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (93.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (50.68%) Hyper-V
3 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
4 23 (31.51%) XenDesktop
5 17 (23.29%) XenApp
6 14 (19.18%) vCloud
7 11 (15.07%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (6.85%) XenServer
8 5 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) XenMobile
2 7 (9.59%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.11%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (4.11%) Legato
5 2 (2.74%) SCCM
5 2 (2.74%) SCOM
6 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (63.01%) Citrix
3 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
4 38 (52.05%) Cisco
5 31 (42.47%) NetApp
6 23 (31.51%) EMC
7 17 (23.29%) HP
8 11 (15.07%) 3PAR
9 9 (12.33%) Juniper
10 6 (8.22%) IBM
11 5 (6.85%) Oracle
11 5 (6.85%) Symantec
12 4 (5.48%) AppSense
12 4 (5.48%) Dell
13 3 (4.11%) CommVault
14 1 (1.37%) JBoss
14 1 (1.37%) Brocade
14 1 (1.37%) PlateSpin
14 1 (1.37%) Veeam
14 1 (1.37%) Veritas
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