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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 27 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.58% 3.95% 2.03%
As % of the System Software category 40.63% 25.81% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 10
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £38,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
64 93 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 13.73% 15.32% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 57 74 84
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £57,750
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 29 July 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Slough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (76.67%) VMware
2 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) Windows
4 16 (53.33%) DNS
5 14 (46.67%) PowerShell
6 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
7 12 (40.00%) Python
8 11 (36.67%) Cisco
8 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (33.33%) Puppet
9 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (33.33%) HP
9 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 9 (30.00%) Perl
10 9 (30.00%) IBM
10 9 (30.00%) VMware ESX
10 9 (30.00%) Tivoli
10 9 (30.00%) FlexPod
10 9 (30.00%) vCloud
10 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (30.00%) WSUS
10 9 (30.00%) SCCM
10 9 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
10 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
10 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (30.00%) Converged Infrastructure

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (23.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (26.67%) SoftLayer
3 2 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (3.33%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) SAN
3 6 (20.00%) DHCP
3 6 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps Architect
4 4 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior IT Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) FlexPod
1 9 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (23.33%) VCE vBlock
3 6 (20.00%) Clustering
4 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) CentOS
7 1 (3.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 8 (26.67%) Demand Management
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps
3 6 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (16.67%) Presales
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) High Availability
6 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.33%) ITSM
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 12 (40.00%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) Perl
4 8 (26.67%) Ruby
5 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) VCDX
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.33%) NCIE
3 1 (3.33%) RHCE
3 1 (3.33%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) Docker
3 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (30.00%) vCloud
3 9 (30.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.00%) Firmware
4 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (10.00%) XenServer
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (33.33%) Puppet
2 9 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 9 (30.00%) Tivoli
2 9 (30.00%) WSUS
3 8 (26.67%) Ansible
4 6 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
6 2 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) HP
4 9 (30.00%) IBM
5 8 (26.67%) Nimsoft
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) Symantec
8 4 (13.33%) NetApp
9 3 (10.00%) Citrix
9 3 (10.00%) Veeam
9 3 (10.00%) Veritas
10 1 (3.33%) Dell
10 1 (3.33%) EMC
10 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.33%) SAP