The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 37 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.90% 3.02% 4.65%
As % of the System Software category 13.24% 25.32% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 29
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £39,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 79 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.94% 11.93% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 64 68 90
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Slough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Slough region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 14 (73.68%) DNS
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
1 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (52.63%) Puppet
4 9 (47.37%) Demand Management
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
4 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco
4 9 (47.37%) Python
4 9 (47.37%) Perl
4 9 (47.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (47.37%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (42.11%) IBM Cloud
5 8 (42.11%) VSAN
5 8 (42.11%) Converged Infrastructure
5 8 (42.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 8 (42.11%) SoftLayer
5 8 (42.11%) Ruby
5 8 (42.11%) VCDX
5 8 (42.11%) vCloud
5 8 (42.11%) OpenStack
5 8 (42.11%) Nimsoft
5 8 (42.11%) Vagrant
5 8 (42.11%) FlexPod
5 8 (42.11%) Ansible
5 8 (42.11%) Docker

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 8 (42.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (42.11%) IBM Cloud
3 8 (42.11%) SoftLayer
4 3 (15.79%) SaaS
5 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (5.26%) IaaS
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) VSAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Automation Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Operations Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Operations Team Leader
4 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
5 3 (15.79%) Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Azure Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) IT Security Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (42.11%) FlexPod
2 8 (42.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Customer Requirements
1 9 (47.37%) Demand Management
2 8 (42.11%) Converged Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) DevOps
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Presales
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
2 9 (47.37%) Perl
2 9 (47.37%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) Ruby
4 5 (26.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) VCDX
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
2 6 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
3 8 (42.11%) Docker
3 8 (42.11%) vCloud
4 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
5 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (52.63%) Puppet
3 8 (42.11%) Ansible
4 7 (36.84%) vRealize
5 5 (26.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Nimsoft
4 4 (21.05%) NetApp