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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 37 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 38 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.28% 5.74% 3.96%
As % of the System Software category 10.61% 42.70% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 34 26
Median salary £70,000 £53,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.23% +43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
66 89 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.50% 13.44% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 57 79 79
Median salary £55,000 £56,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +26.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 16 January 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Slough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 22 (84.62%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) DNS
4 13 (50.00%) Python
4 13 (50.00%) Perl
4 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (50.00%) Puppet
4 13 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
6 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
6 10 (38.46%) Linux
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco
6 10 (38.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (38.46%) Demand Management
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (34.62%) Vagrant
7 9 (34.62%) OpenStack
7 9 (34.62%) vCloud
7 9 (34.62%) Nimsoft
7 9 (34.62%) VCDX
7 9 (34.62%) Converged Infrastructure
7 9 (34.62%) DevOps
7 9 (34.62%) SoftLayer
7 9 (34.62%) FlexPod
7 9 (34.62%) Ansible
7 9 (34.62%) Docker
7 9 (34.62%) VCE vBlock
7 9 (34.62%) IBM Cloud
7 9 (34.62%) VSAN

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 9 (34.62%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (34.62%) IBM Cloud
3 9 (34.62%) SoftLayer
4 3 (11.54%) Office 365
5 2 (7.69%) SaaS
6 1 (3.85%) HP Helion
6 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) VSAN
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) SAN
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.85%) IPsec
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) VMWare Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Operations Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (34.62%) FlexPod
2 9 (34.62%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Demand Management
2 9 (34.62%) Converged Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Presales
4 4 (15.38%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) People Management
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Perl
1 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 13 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) VCDX
2 1 (3.85%) CCIE
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) RHCE
2 1 (3.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 4 (15.38%) SLA
3 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
3 9 (34.62%) Docker
3 9 (34.62%) vCloud
4 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.69%) XenApp
6 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (50.00%) Puppet
2 9 (34.62%) Ansible
3 5 (19.23%) vRealize
4 4 (15.38%) WSUS
5 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco
3 9 (34.62%) Nimsoft
4 4 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft