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 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 36 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 22 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.39% 1.75% 3.66%
As % of the System Software category 27.50% 15.71% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 18
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
80 70 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.97% 11.16% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78 59 54
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 3 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Slough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
4 17 (70.83%) Linux
4 17 (70.83%) Firewall
5 16 (66.67%) DNS
5 16 (66.67%) Cisco
5 16 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (62.50%) Lync
6 15 (62.50%) Multicast
6 15 (62.50%) Zenoss
6 15 (62.50%) Network Management
6 15 (62.50%) VPN
6 15 (62.50%) SSL
6 15 (62.50%) SLA
6 15 (62.50%) CCNA
6 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (62.50%) MPLS
6 15 (62.50%) OSPF
6 15 (62.50%) BGP
6 15 (62.50%) IPsec
6 15 (62.50%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
6 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 15 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (62.50%) Degree
7 9 (37.50%) Polycom
8 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
8 7 (29.17%) NetApp
8 7 (29.17%) Windows

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (62.50%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) DNS
3 15 (62.50%) SSL
3 15 (62.50%) VPN
3 15 (62.50%) IPsec
3 15 (62.50%) Multicast
3 15 (62.50%) MPLS
3 15 (62.50%) OSPF
3 15 (62.50%) BGP
4 6 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (20.83%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Network Management
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CCNA
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) NCDA
2 6 (25.00%) NCIE
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (20.83%) MCTS
3 5 (20.83%) MCITP
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (20.83%) VCAP
3 5 (20.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) SLA
1 15 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
5 5 (20.83%) XenApp
5 5 (20.83%) XenServer
5 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) Zenoss
2 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.17%) Plesk
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) Cisco
4 9 (37.50%) Polycom
5 7 (29.17%) NetApp
6 6 (25.00%) EMC
6 6 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) Dell
7 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 5 (20.83%) Symantec
7 5 (20.83%) Veeam
7 5 (20.83%) PlateSpin
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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Posted: Yesterday
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