The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 49 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.99% 4.55% 1.82%
As % of the System Software category 30.59% 26.85% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 10
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £21,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £53,000 £46,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
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 Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
85 108 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 13.04% 16.95% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75 87 90
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £22,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Slough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 46 (82.14%) VMware
2 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
3 36 (64.29%) Cisco
4 33 (58.93%) SLA
5 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (51.79%) DNS
7 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
7 26 (46.43%) NetApp
8 23 (41.07%) PCI DSS
9 22 (39.29%) Risk Analysis
9 22 (39.29%) Hyper-V
9 22 (39.29%) FlexPod
9 22 (39.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 21 (37.50%) Data Centre
10 21 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (35.71%) ITIL
12 17 (30.36%) Windows
12 17 (30.36%) Demand Management
13 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
14 15 (26.79%) Firewall
14 15 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (26.79%) Driving Licence
15 14 (25.00%) vCloud
15 14 (25.00%) IBM
16 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
16 13 (23.21%) Presales
17 12 (21.43%) Converged Infrastructure
17 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.64%) OpenStack
3 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) IaaS
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (19.64%) SaaS
1 11 (19.64%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) DNS
2 21 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (26.79%) Firewall
4 11 (19.64%) VPN
5 9 (16.07%) DHCP
5 9 (16.07%) H.323
5 9 (16.07%) MGCP
5 9 (16.07%) Unified Communications
5 9 (16.07%) WebEx
6 8 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
7 6 (10.71%) SAN
8 5 (8.93%) VoIP
9 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 4 (7.14%) FCoE
9 4 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (16.07%) Billing
2 5 (8.93%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Architect
2 16 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (19.64%) Network Architect
3 11 (19.64%) VMware Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) VMware Support Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
5 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Server Support
6 5 (8.93%) VoIP Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) FlexPod Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) FlexPod
1 22 (39.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 21 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 15 (26.79%) Driving Licence
4 11 (19.64%) VCE vBlock
5 9 (16.07%) Clustering
6 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (7.14%) e-Health
7 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (5.36%) EqualLogic
8 3 (5.36%) Symmetrix
9 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (8.93%) Unix
6 4 (7.14%) AIX
6 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Risk Analysis
2 21 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 20 (35.71%) ITIL
4 17 (30.36%) Demand Management
5 13 (23.21%) Presales
6 12 (21.43%) Converged Infrastructure
7 8 (14.29%) Coaching
7 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Project Management
9 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
3 11 (19.64%) CCIE
3 11 (19.64%) VCDX
4 9 (16.07%) CCNP
4 9 (16.07%) CCNP Voice
4 9 (16.07%) CCVP
4 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.57%) MCSE
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.79%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (58.93%) SLA
2 23 (41.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
2 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (39.29%) Hyper-V
4 14 (25.00%) vCloud
5 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.93%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.36%) XenApp
8 2 (3.57%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco UCCX
1 9 (16.07%) WSUS
2 6 (10.71%) SCCM
3 5 (8.93%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.93%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (8.93%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.57%) vRealize
5 1 (1.79%) SCOM
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) VMware
2 36 (64.29%) Cisco
3 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 26 (46.43%) NetApp
4 14 (25.00%) IBM
5 11 (19.64%) HP
6 9 (16.07%) Red Box
7 7 (12.50%) Dell
8 6 (10.71%) CA
9 5 (8.93%) Symantec
9 5 (8.93%) Veritas
10 4 (7.14%) Citrix
10 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
11 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
11 3 (5.36%) EMC
11 3 (5.36%) Oracle
12 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow