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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 95 110 124
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 1.67% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 10.70% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 15
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £48,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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
190 327 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.20% 15.60% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 133 294 199
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £74,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +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 22 February 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 28 (96.55%) VMware
1 28 (96.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) Linux
3 22 (75.86%) Hyper-V
4 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
4 18 (62.07%) vCloud
5 17 (58.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
6 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
6 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
6 15 (51.72%) Data Centre
7 14 (48.28%) Presales
7 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (48.28%) DNS
7 14 (48.28%) Cisco
8 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
9 12 (41.38%) HP
9 12 (41.38%) IIS
9 12 (41.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (37.93%) Clustering
10 11 (37.93%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
10 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
11 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
12 9 (31.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (31.03%) MCITP
12 9 (31.03%) Project Planning

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 12 (41.38%) IIS
2 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) OpenShift
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
2 14 (48.28%) DNS
3 9 (31.03%) DHCP
4 6 (20.69%) SAN
4 6 (20.69%) SMTP
4 6 (20.69%) VPN
5 5 (17.24%) Firewall
5 5 (17.24%) FTP
5 5 (17.24%) LDAP
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.90%) FWSM
6 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.90%) snoop
6 2 (6.90%) tcpdump
6 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.45%) IMAP
7 1 (3.45%) SSH
7 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 9 (31.03%) Cloud Architect
2 9 (31.03%) Technical Architect
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Architect
4 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Senior Technical Architect
5 6 (20.69%) Virtualisation Architect
5 6 (20.69%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Administrator
8 3 (10.34%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) IT Architect
8 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Senior VMware Architect
9 2 (6.90%) VMware Architect
9 2 (6.90%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Data Centre
2 11 (37.93%) Clustering
3 6 (20.69%) N-Tier
4 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Linux
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) Solaris
6 5 (17.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (13.79%) Unix
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) Debian
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Presales
2 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
3 9 (31.03%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Project Planning
3 9 (31.03%) Validation
4 7 (24.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) SOA
6 5 (17.24%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Perl
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (31.03%) MCITP
2 9 (31.03%) MCSE
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (31.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (96.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (75.86%) Hyper-V
3 18 (62.07%) vCloud
4 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
5 9 (31.03%) Terminal Services
5 9 (31.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.90%) Firmware
7 2 (6.90%) iptables
8 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (10.34%) WSUS
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.45%) Kibana
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
4 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
5 12 (41.38%) HP
6 9 (31.03%) Veritas
7 5 (17.24%) Huawei
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
8 2 (6.90%) Egenera
8 2 (6.90%) EMC
8 2 (6.90%) F5
8 2 (6.90%) Foundry
8 2 (6.90%) Qualys
8 2 (6.90%) Sun
9 1 (3.45%) CA
9 1 (3.45%) Dell
9 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.45%) Sophos
9 1 (3.45%) Symantec
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