The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 67 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.88% 1.57% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 6.94% 18.64% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 8
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.75%
System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 59 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.70% 8.42% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 66 47 51
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £34,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
Berkshire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

vSphere
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Slough region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Slough

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Slough region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Slough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (88.89%) Windows
4 14 (77.78%) IIS
4 14 (77.78%) Migration
5 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (72.22%) Apache
5 13 (72.22%) PHP
5 13 (72.22%) MySQL
5 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
5 13 (72.22%) Plesk
6 12 (66.67%) FTP
6 12 (66.67%) Drupal
6 12 (66.67%) Alfresco
6 12 (66.67%) WordPress
6 12 (66.67%) CMS
7 10 (55.56%) VMware ESX
8 8 (44.44%) Degree
8 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
8 8 (44.44%) Python
8 8 (44.44%) Linux
8 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
8 8 (44.44%) Perl
8 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
8 8 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (44.44%) CentOS
8 8 (44.44%) nginx
9 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 14 (77.78%) IIS
2 13 (72.22%) Apache
3 12 (66.67%) Drupal
3 12 (66.67%) Alfresco
3 12 (66.67%) WordPress
3 12 (66.67%) CMS
4 8 (44.44%) nginx
5 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 13 (72.22%) MySQL
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Linux Support
1 8 (44.44%) Linux Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.56%) VMS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) PHP
2 8 (44.44%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) Perl
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.11%) NCDA
3 2 (11.11%) NCIE
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (55.56%) VMware ESX
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Plesk
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 8 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) HP