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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 73 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 55 22 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.32% 0.99% 1.78%
As % of the System Software category 21.32% 6.71% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 27
Median salary £70,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,700 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
258 328 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.58% 14.72% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 203 271 255
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 28 September 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 87 (100.00%) VMware
2 72 (82.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (79.31%) Linux
4 62 (71.26%) Windows
5 59 (67.82%) Hyper-V
6 56 (64.37%) Cisco
7 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
8 46 (52.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 45 (51.72%) Red Hat
10 40 (45.98%) vCloud
11 38 (43.68%) Active Directory
12 36 (41.38%) Presales
12 36 (41.38%) Windows Server
13 34 (39.08%) TCP/IP
14 33 (37.93%) DNS
14 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
15 31 (35.63%) PowerShell
16 29 (33.33%) Data Centre
16 29 (33.33%) MS Excel
17 26 (29.89%) Cloud Computing
17 26 (29.89%) Perl
17 26 (29.89%) SAN
18 25 (28.74%) Finance
19 23 (26.44%) IIS
19 23 (26.44%) Python
19 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (25.29%) SLA
21 21 (24.14%) VPN
21 21 (24.14%) HP
21 21 (24.14%) Telecoms

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 23 (26.44%) IIS
2 16 (18.39%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.05%) Apache
4 4 (4.60%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.15%) CloudStack
Applications
1 29 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.89%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (21.84%) OpenShift
2 19 (21.84%) SaaS
3 8 (9.20%) Office 365
4 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (39.08%) TCP/IP
2 33 (37.93%) DNS
3 26 (29.89%) SAN
4 21 (24.14%) VPN
5 17 (19.54%) FTP
5 17 (19.54%) LDAP
5 17 (19.54%) SMTP
6 16 (18.39%) DHCP
6 16 (18.39%) Firewall
7 10 (11.49%) NetScaler
8 8 (9.20%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (9.20%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (9.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (8.05%) FWSM
9 7 (8.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (8.05%) snoop
9 7 (8.05%) tcpdump
9 7 (8.05%) Wireshark
10 3 (3.45%) VLAN
10 3 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.54%) Oracle Database
2 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 21 (24.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Cloud Engineer
2 20 (22.99%) Architect
2 20 (22.99%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 18 (20.69%) Technical Architect
4 15 (17.24%) Cloud Architect
5 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) Virtualisation Architect
5 13 (14.94%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
6 12 (13.79%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (13.79%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) PowerShell Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (11.49%) Administrator
9 8 (9.20%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (8.05%) Consultant
10 7 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Unix Engineer
11 6 (6.90%) Senior Architect
11 6 (6.90%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) JSON
1 11 (12.64%) SOAP
1 11 (12.64%) Web Services
2 7 (8.05%) HTML
2 7 (8.05%) XML
3 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 20 (22.99%) Clustering
3 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.20%) EMC VNX
5 6 (6.90%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (79.31%) Linux
2 62 (71.26%) Windows
3 46 (52.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (41.38%) Windows Server
5 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (21.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (8.05%) Solaris
9 7 (8.05%) Unix
10 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.38%) Presales
2 20 (22.99%) ITIL
3 19 (21.84%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (21.84%) Server Monitoring
3 19 (21.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 13 (14.94%) Load Balancing
4 13 (14.94%) Project Management
4 13 (14.94%) Project Planning
4 13 (14.94%) Validation
5 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
6 8 (9.20%) DevOps
7 7 (8.05%) Change Management
7 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.05%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.05%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (8.05%) Web Development
8 6 (6.90%) Migration
8 6 (6.90%) SOA
9 3 (3.45%) High Availability
10 1 (1.15%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) PowerShell
2 26 (29.89%) Perl
3 23 (26.44%) Python
4 15 (17.24%) Java
5 11 (12.64%) Bash Shell
5 11 (12.64%) Ruby
6 3 (3.45%) SQL
7 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (22.99%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (20.69%) MCITP
4 18 (20.69%) MCSE
5 13 (14.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (8.05%) CCA
6 7 (8.05%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.60%) CCNA
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.60%) MCSA
7 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.60%) VCAP
8 3 (3.45%) CCAA
8 3 (3.45%) MCP
8 3 (3.45%) MCTS
8 3 (3.45%) VCP5
8 3 (3.45%) VCP6
8 3 (3.45%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.29%) SLA
2 11 (12.64%) HIPAA
2 11 (12.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (9.20%) QA
4 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (82.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (67.82%) Hyper-V
3 40 (45.98%) vCloud
4 38 (43.68%) Active Directory
5 19 (21.84%) VMware ESX
6 13 (14.94%) Terminal Services
6 13 (14.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (14.94%) XenApp
7 8 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (8.05%) Firmware
8 7 (8.05%) iptables
8 7 (8.05%) XenDesktop
9 4 (4.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (4.60%) XenServer
10 1 (1.15%) KVM
10 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (21.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 19 (21.84%) SCCM
1 19 (21.84%) WSUS
2 13 (14.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (12.64%) Kibana
3 11 (12.64%) WMI
4 6 (6.90%) vRealize
5 4 (4.60%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.45%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) VMware
2 56 (64.37%) Cisco
3 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
4 45 (51.72%) Red Hat
5 21 (24.14%) HP
6 19 (21.84%) Qualys
7 18 (20.69%) Citrix
8 17 (19.54%) Oracle
9 14 (16.09%) Huawei
10 13 (14.94%) Veritas
11 11 (12.64%) ServiceNow
12 10 (11.49%) EMC
13 8 (9.20%) NetApp
14 7 (8.05%) Egenera
14 7 (8.05%) F5
14 7 (8.05%) Foundry
14 7 (8.05%) Sun
15 4 (4.60%) Juniper
16 3 (3.45%) EqualLogic
16 3 (3.45%) Veeam
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