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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 120 104 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -44
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 22 34 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 1.42% 3.70%
As % of the System Software category 6.41% 8.97% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 73
Average salary £38,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £61,500 £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
343 379 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.38% 15.81% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 242 233 372
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 3 August 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 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 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (93.75%) Windows
3 40 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (79.17%) TCP/IP
5 35 (72.92%) Hyper-V
6 34 (70.83%) Linux
7 29 (60.42%) Cisco
7 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
8 25 (52.08%) MS Excel
9 24 (50.00%) DNS
10 21 (43.75%) LAN
10 21 (43.75%) HP
10 21 (43.75%) SAN
10 21 (43.75%) Firewall
11 20 (41.67%) Citrix
11 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
12 18 (37.50%) WAN
12 18 (37.50%) ITIL
13 17 (35.42%) SQL
13 17 (35.42%) XenApp
13 17 (35.42%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (33.33%) vCloud
14 16 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
14 16 (33.33%) SharePoint
14 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
15 15 (31.25%) MySQL
15 15 (31.25%) Oracle
15 15 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (31.25%) Cloud Computing

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 16 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (27.08%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.17%) Lync
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (52.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (79.17%) TCP/IP
2 24 (50.00%) DNS
3 21 (43.75%) SAN
3 21 (43.75%) LAN
3 21 (43.75%) Firewall
4 18 (37.50%) WAN
5 16 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (29.17%) DHCP
7 10 (20.83%) FTP
7 10 (20.83%) NAS
8 7 (14.58%) VPN
9 4 (8.33%) SMTP
9 4 (8.33%) LDAP
10 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.17%) Internet
12 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.25%) MySQL
3 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) TestDirector
1 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Legal
2 10 (20.83%) Retail
2 10 (20.83%) Billing
3 3 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Architect
2 10 (20.83%) Technical Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) IT Support
5 4 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.92%) Management Information System
3 10 (20.83%) Clustering
3 10 (20.83%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 34 (70.83%) Linux
3 15 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Project Management
3 10 (20.83%) Validation
3 10 (20.83%) Migration
3 10 (20.83%) TOGAF
3 10 (20.83%) DoDAF
3 10 (20.83%) Project Planning
3 10 (20.83%) Business Development
3 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
3 10 (20.83%) SOA
3 10 (20.83%) SABSA
4 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (6.25%) Test Management
5 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) C
2 3 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) MCSE
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (20.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (20.83%) MCITP
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.25%) ISEB
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
1 10 (20.83%) COBIT
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 40 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (72.92%) Hyper-V
3 17 (35.42%) XenApp
3 17 (35.42%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (33.33%) vCloud
4 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 12 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 10 (20.83%) Terminal Services
6 10 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.08%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 29 (60.42%) Cisco
3 21 (43.75%) HP
4 20 (41.67%) Citrix
5 15 (31.25%) Oracle
6 10 (20.83%) Veritas
6 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
6 10 (20.83%) Juniper
7 4 (8.33%) NetApp
8 3 (6.25%) IBM
8 3 (6.25%) Dell
8 3 (6.25%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.17%) EMC
10 1 (2.08%) AppSense
10 1 (2.08%) Altiris
10 1 (2.08%) Apple
10 1 (2.08%) Wyse
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
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