The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 107 51 100
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +49
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 30 86 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.26% 3.80% 1.71%
As % of the System Software category 8.24% 20.19% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 23 74 35
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.84% -4.11%
System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
364 426 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.26% 18.84% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 230 359 190
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Berkshire

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 24 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (74.60%) Windows
4 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
5 33 (52.38%) Citrix
6 32 (50.79%) Cisco
7 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (38.10%) Linux
8 24 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (34.92%) NetApp
10 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 21 (33.33%) HP
10 21 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 20 (31.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (30.16%) IIS
13 18 (28.57%) SQL
13 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (28.57%) NCDA
14 17 (26.98%) NCIE
15 16 (25.40%) ITIL
15 16 (25.40%) MCSE
16 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
17 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
17 14 (22.22%) SAN
17 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (22.22%) VCAP
18 13 (20.63%) Cisco Nexus
19 12 (19.05%) VTSP
19 12 (19.05%) EMC
20 11 (17.46%) MCITP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 19 (30.16%) IIS
2 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (17.46%) Apache
4 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.76%) Alfresco
6 3 (4.76%) WordPress
6 3 (4.76%) Drupal
6 3 (4.76%) nginx
6 3 (4.76%) Lync
6 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.76%) CMS
6 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) SAN
2 13 (20.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (17.46%) DNS
4 10 (15.87%) NetScaler
5 9 (14.29%) FTP
5 9 (14.29%) Firewall
6 8 (12.70%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (11.11%) DHCP
8 5 (7.94%) NAS
9 4 (6.35%) WAAS
10 3 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.76%) LAN
10 3 (4.76%) VoIP
10 3 (4.76%) WAN
11 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) MySQL
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Consultant
2 18 (28.57%) Administrator
3 12 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (17.46%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Architect
6 8 (12.70%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (12.70%) Storage Consultant
7 7 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
7 7 (11.11%) FlexPod Consultant
8 6 (9.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Server Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Windows Server Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.35%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) COM
1 3 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.17%) J2EE
3 1 (1.59%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) FlexPod
2 4 (6.35%) CLARiiON
2 4 (6.35%) Celerra
3 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.59%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 47 (74.60%) Windows
2 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (38.10%) Linux
4 20 (31.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
5 8 (12.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (9.52%) UNIX
7 4 (6.35%) Solaris
8 3 (4.76%) CentOS
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.76%) VMS
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.17%) HPUX
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.52%) Change Management
4 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.76%) Validation
6 3 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Project Management
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.17%) Software Architecture
7 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.17%) Web Development
8 1 (1.59%) Data Management
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) Python
3 9 (14.29%) PHP
4 8 (12.70%) Ruby
4 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.94%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (28.57%) NCDA
3 17 (26.98%) NCIE
4 16 (25.40%) MCSE
5 14 (22.22%) VCAP
6 12 (19.05%) VTSP
7 11 (17.46%) MCITP
7 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
8 10 (15.87%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (14.29%) MCTS
10 8 (12.70%) Degree
10 8 (12.70%) CCA
10 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (12.70%) VCDX
10 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared
11 6 (9.52%) CCNA
11 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
12 5 (7.94%) CCIA
12 5 (7.94%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 11 (17.46%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (17.46%) XenDesktop
4 10 (15.87%) XenApp
5 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.35%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.35%) vCloud
7 3 (4.76%) XenServer
8 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.59%) KVM
9 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (4.76%) Plesk
3 3 (4.76%) XenMobile
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.76%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.59%) SCCM
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) Legato
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
3 33 (52.38%) Citrix
4 32 (50.79%) Cisco
5 22 (34.92%) NetApp
6 21 (33.33%) HP
7 12 (19.05%) EMC
8 9 (14.29%) Dell
9 7 (11.11%) Juniper
9 7 (11.11%) Oracle
10 4 (6.35%) Symantec
10 4 (6.35%) IBM
10 4 (6.35%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.76%) Sophos
11 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (4.76%) AppSense
12 2 (3.17%) Brocade
12 2 (3.17%) JBoss
12 2 (3.17%) Veritas
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