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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 22 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 32 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 7.36% 4.29% 3.98%
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 29.03% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 20
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 93 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 18.39% 14.79% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 68 76 90
Median salary £48,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 30 August 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Slough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 33 (82.50%) VMware
2 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
3 20 (50.00%) Windows
4 18 (45.00%) DNS
5 17 (42.50%) Python
6 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 15 (37.50%) Puppet
7 15 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (35.00%) Perl
8 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
9 13 (32.50%) Cisco
9 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
10 12 (30.00%) Linux
10 12 (30.00%) DevOps
11 11 (27.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (27.50%) Converged Infrastructure
11 11 (27.50%) Docker
11 11 (27.50%) PCI DSS
11 11 (27.50%) FlexPod
11 11 (27.50%) vCloud
12 10 (25.00%) Demand Management
12 10 (25.00%) Nimsoft
12 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (25.00%) VCDX
12 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (25.00%) Ruby
12 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange

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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (22.50%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.00%) SoftLayer
3 4 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.50%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) DNS
2 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) SAN
3 6 (15.00%) DHCP
4 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.50%) Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.50%) IPsec
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Automation Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) FlexPod
1 11 (27.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (22.50%) VCE vBlock
3 6 (15.00%) Clustering
4 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.00%) Linux
5 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) CentOS
7 1 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) DevOps
2 11 (27.50%) Converged Infrastructure
3 10 (25.00%) Demand Management
4 6 (15.00%) Presales
4 6 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.50%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.50%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.50%) ITSM
8 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Python
2 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 14 (35.00%) Perl
4 10 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) VCDX
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.50%) NCIE
3 1 (2.50%) RHCE
3 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.50%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) PCI DSS
2 7 (17.50%) SLA
3 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (27.50%) Docker
4 11 (27.50%) vCloud
5 9 (22.50%) VMware ESX
6 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.00%) XenServer
7 3 (7.50%) Firmware
7 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (7.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (37.50%) Puppet
2 10 (25.00%) Ansible
3 9 (22.50%) HP Data Protector
3 9 (22.50%) SCCM
3 9 (22.50%) Tivoli
3 9 (22.50%) WSUS
4 6 (15.00%) Backup Exec
4 6 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (7.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) VMware
2 13 (32.50%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) HP
3 10 (25.00%) Nimsoft
4 9 (22.50%) IBM
5 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) Symantec
7 4 (10.00%) Citrix
7 4 (10.00%) NetApp
7 4 (10.00%) Veeam
8 3 (7.50%) Veritas
9 1 (2.50%) Dell
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.50%) SAP