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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 121 109 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -43
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 20 28 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 1.13% 3.25%
As % of the System Software category 5.81% 8.09% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 63
Average salary £39,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.17% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £37,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
344 346 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.35% 13.93% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 251 232 313
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (95.56%) Windows
3 36 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (75.56%) TCP/IP
5 33 (73.33%) Hyper-V
6 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
6 29 (64.44%) Linux
7 23 (51.11%) MS Excel
7 23 (51.11%) Cisco
8 22 (48.89%) SAN
8 22 (48.89%) LAN
9 21 (46.67%) DNS
9 21 (46.67%) Citrix
9 21 (46.67%) Firewall
10 18 (40.00%) WAN
10 18 (40.00%) XenApp
11 17 (37.78%) VMware ESX
11 17 (37.78%) SQL
11 17 (37.78%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (35.56%) MySQL
12 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (33.33%) HP
14 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
14 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
14 14 (31.11%) ITIL
15 13 (28.89%) vCloud
15 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
16 12 (26.67%) Oracle
16 12 (26.67%) DHCP
16 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (24.44%) IIS
1 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
4 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (51.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) TCP/IP
2 22 (48.89%) LAN
2 22 (48.89%) SAN
3 21 (46.67%) Firewall
3 21 (46.67%) DNS
4 18 (40.00%) WAN
5 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (26.67%) DHCP
7 11 (24.44%) NAS
8 9 (20.00%) FTP
9 8 (17.78%) VPN
10 4 (8.89%) LDAP
10 4 (8.89%) SMTP
10 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
11 2 (4.44%) Internet
11 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (2.22%) Wireless
12 1 (2.22%) VLAN
12 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) MySQL
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database
4 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Legal
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
2 7 (15.56%) Billing
3 3 (6.67%) Advertising
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
1 12 (26.67%) Administrator
2 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (15.56%) N-Tier
3 7 (15.56%) Clustering
4 4 (8.89%) EqualLogic
5 3 (6.67%) Replication
6 1 (2.22%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 29 (64.44%) Linux
3 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Project Management
3 7 (15.56%) Validation
3 7 (15.56%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
3 7 (15.56%) DoDAF
3 7 (15.56%) Project Planning
3 7 (15.56%) Business Development
3 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.56%) SOA
3 7 (15.56%) SABSA
4 4 (8.89%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) Change Control
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (2.22%) Test Management
6 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.22%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) C
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) MCSE
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (15.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (15.56%) MCITP
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.44%) HND
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
2 7 (15.56%) COBIT
3 1 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (73.33%) Hyper-V
3 18 (40.00%) XenApp
4 17 (37.78%) VMware ESX
4 17 (37.78%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
6 13 (28.89%) vCloud
7 8 (17.78%) Terminal Services
8 7 (15.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (4.44%) BMC Marimba
2 2 (4.44%) Cacti
2 2 (4.44%) Nagios
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) Check_MK
3 1 (2.22%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
3 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
3 23 (51.11%) Cisco
4 21 (46.67%) Citrix
5 15 (33.33%) HP
6 12 (26.67%) Oracle
7 7 (15.56%) Juniper
7 7 (15.56%) Dell
7 7 (15.56%) Veritas
7 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 2 (4.44%) Veeam
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) Apple
9 1 (2.22%) Wyse
9 1 (2.22%) AppSense
9 1 (2.22%) Altiris
9 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
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