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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 104 53 99
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +46
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 32 83 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.36% 3.66% 1.68%
As % of the System Software category 8.72% 19.48% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 72 34
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
367 426 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.58% 18.77% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 233 357 189
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% -7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
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 29 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (88.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (70.00%) Windows
4 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 32 (53.33%) Citrix
6 30 (50.00%) Cisco
7 24 (40.00%) Linux
8 23 (38.33%) NetApp
8 23 (38.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (35.00%) Hyper-V
11 19 (31.67%) NCDA
11 19 (31.67%) Active Directory
11 19 (31.67%) HP
12 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (30.00%) NCIE
13 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (28.33%) IIS
13 17 (28.33%) SQL
14 16 (26.67%) ITIL
15 15 (25.00%) MCSE
15 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
16 14 (23.33%) VCAP
16 14 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (20.00%) VTSP
17 12 (20.00%) EMC
17 12 (20.00%) SAN
18 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
18 11 (18.33%) Python
18 11 (18.33%) MCITP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 17 (28.33%) IIS
2 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.67%) Apache
4 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
5 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.33%) Drupal
6 2 (3.33%) Alfresco
6 2 (3.33%) WordPress
6 2 (3.33%) nginx
6 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.33%) CMS
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (20.00%) SAN
3 10 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 9 (15.00%) DNS
5 8 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (13.33%) FTP
6 6 (10.00%) Firewall
7 5 (8.33%) DHCP
8 4 (6.67%) WAAS
9 3 (5.00%) NAS
9 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.33%) VoIP
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.67%) WAN
11 1 (1.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) MySQL
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Consultant
2 16 (26.67%) Administrator
3 11 (18.33%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Architect
5 8 (13.33%) Storage Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) VMware Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) FlexPod Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Storage Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.33%) J2EE
2 2 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) FlexPod
2 4 (6.67%) CLARiiON
2 4 (6.67%) Celerra
3 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (70.00%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) Linux
3 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.33%) UNIX
7 5 (8.33%) Solaris
8 3 (5.00%) Windows 2000
8 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.33%) CentOS
9 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.33%) HPUX
10 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.67%) VMS
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.33%) Change Management
4 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.00%) Validation
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.33%) Software Architecture
6 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.33%) Web Development
6 2 (3.33%) Migration
6 2 (3.33%) Project Management
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.67%) Data Management
7 1 (1.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) Python
3 9 (15.00%) Ruby
3 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (13.33%) PHP
5 4 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (31.67%) NCDA
3 18 (30.00%) NCIE
4 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (25.00%) MCSE
6 14 (23.33%) VCAP
7 12 (20.00%) VTSP
8 11 (18.33%) MCITP
9 10 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (15.00%) MCTS
10 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 8 (13.33%) VCDX
11 8 (13.33%) DV Cleared
11 8 (13.33%) CCA
11 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (10.00%) Degree
13 5 (8.33%) CCEA
13 5 (8.33%) CCNA
13 5 (8.33%) CCIA
14 4 (6.67%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (88.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 19 (31.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (18.33%) XenDesktop
5 9 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (15.00%) XenApp
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (6.67%) vCloud
8 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (3.33%) XenServer
10 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (5.00%) XenMobile
3 2 (3.33%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.33%) Plesk
4 1 (1.67%) Legato
4 1 (1.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (53.33%) Citrix
4 30 (50.00%) Cisco
5 23 (38.33%) NetApp
6 19 (31.67%) HP
7 12 (20.00%) EMC
8 8 (13.33%) Juniper
9 7 (11.67%) Dell
10 6 (10.00%) Oracle
11 4 (6.67%) IBM
11 4 (6.67%) 3PAR
11 4 (6.67%) Symantec
12 3 (5.00%) AppSense
13 2 (3.33%) Brocade
13 2 (3.33%) Veritas
13 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
13 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (3.33%) JBoss
14 1 (1.67%) CommVault
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