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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 118 105 97
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 22 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 1.31% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 7.48% 8.76% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 31
Average salary £75,000 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+105.47% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
294 331 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.42% 14.96% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 205 274 198
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 79 (98.75%) VMware
2 67 (83.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (76.25%) Windows
4 38 (47.50%) Cisco
5 37 (46.25%) Citrix
6 35 (43.75%) Hyper-V
7 33 (41.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 31 (38.75%) XenApp
10 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
11 22 (27.50%) ITIL
11 22 (27.50%) VMware ESXi
12 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (25.00%) MCSE
13 20 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (23.75%) SAN
14 19 (23.75%) Linux
14 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
15 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
15 18 (22.50%) XenDesktop
15 18 (22.50%) HP
16 17 (21.25%) Citrix Certification
16 17 (21.25%) NetApp
16 17 (21.25%) Firewall
17 16 (20.00%) SharePoint
17 16 (20.00%) LAN
17 16 (20.00%) WAN
17 16 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (18.75%) Active Directory

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (10.00%) IIS
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.50%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.50%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (23.75%) SAN
3 17 (21.25%) Firewall
4 16 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (20.00%) LAN
4 16 (20.00%) WAN
5 12 (15.00%) NetScaler
5 12 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (11.25%) DNS
7 5 (6.25%) FTP
7 5 (6.25%) WAAS
8 4 (5.00%) DHCP
9 3 (3.75%) Internet
9 3 (3.75%) NAS
10 1 (1.25%) IPsec
10 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) DB2
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) LoadRunner
2 6 (7.50%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (8.75%) Retail
2 6 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
3 3 (3.75%) Billing
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Architect
2 15 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (13.75%) Consultant
5 9 (11.25%) Virtualisation Architect
6 8 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.75%) Tester
7 7 (8.75%) Performance Tester
8 6 (7.50%) Data Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Test Leader
8 6 (7.50%) Performance Test Leader
8 6 (7.50%) Data Centre Architect
9 5 (6.25%) Storage Architect
9 5 (6.25%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.25%) Junior
9 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.25%) Administrator
9 5 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.50%) Worklight
2 2 (2.50%) Middleware
2 2 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Replication
2 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Celerra
3 5 (6.25%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.25%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 33 (41.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (23.75%) Linux
5 7 (8.75%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.00%) Solaris
8 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.50%) UNIX
9 2 (2.50%) AIX
9 2 (2.50%) SUSE
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) ITIL
2 13 (16.25%) Test Management
2 13 (16.25%) Test Scripting
2 13 (16.25%) Performance Engineering
3 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (7.50%) Migration
5 5 (6.25%) CRM
5 5 (6.25%) Operations Management
6 4 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.75%) SOA
7 3 (3.75%) Validation
7 3 (3.75%) Project Management
7 3 (3.75%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.75%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (3.75%) DoDAF
7 3 (3.75%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.75%) Business Development
7 3 (3.75%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.25%) C
2 13 (16.25%) C#
3 4 (5.00%) Python
3 4 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (2.50%) PHP
4 2 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) MCSE
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
3 17 (21.25%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
5 12 (15.00%) CCA
5 12 (15.00%) CCEE
6 11 (13.75%) VCAP
6 11 (13.75%) VTSP
7 10 (12.50%) CCIA
7 10 (12.50%) CCEA
7 10 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 10 (12.50%) MCITP
8 7 (8.75%) MCTS
9 6 (7.50%) ISEB
9 6 (7.50%) NCDA
9 6 (7.50%) NCIE
10 5 (6.25%) VCP5
11 3 (3.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) COBIT
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (83.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (43.75%) Hyper-V
3 31 (38.75%) XenApp
4 22 (27.50%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (22.50%) XenDesktop
6 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 13 (16.25%) vCloud
8 7 (8.75%) XenServer
9 5 (6.25%) Terminal Services
9 5 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (3.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (2.50%) Xen
11 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
12 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (16.25%) XenMobile
2 9 (11.25%) SCCM
3 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.50%) SCOM
5 2 (2.50%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.25%) Legato
Vendors
1 79 (98.75%) VMware
2 38 (47.50%) Cisco
3 37 (46.25%) Citrix
4 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 18 (22.50%) HP
6 17 (21.25%) NetApp
7 13 (16.25%) IBM
8 12 (15.00%) EMC
9 11 (13.75%) 3PAR
10 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.25%) Oracle
11 3 (3.75%) Fujitsu
11 3 (3.75%) Veritas
11 3 (3.75%) Juniper
12 2 (2.50%) Adobe
12 2 (2.50%) webMethods
12 2 (2.50%) AppSense
13 1 (1.25%) Symantec
13 1 (1.25%) CommVault
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