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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 61 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.93% 0.39% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 10.42% 2.50% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £40,000 £56,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £67,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
48 80 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 8.92% 15.56% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 36 74 31
Average salary £40,250 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £35,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 32 (91.43%) Linux
2 28 (80.00%) VMware
3 23 (65.71%) Windows
4 19 (54.29%) ITIL
5 18 (51.43%) Firewall
6 17 (48.57%) Cisco
6 17 (48.57%) SAN
6 17 (48.57%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (48.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (45.71%) Fibre Channel
7 16 (45.71%) SLA
8 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
9 13 (37.14%) Coaching
9 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (37.14%) FlexPod
9 13 (37.14%) Problem Management
10 12 (34.29%) Risk Analysis
10 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
10 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (34.29%) e-Health
10 12 (34.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (34.29%) FCoE
10 12 (34.29%) CA
10 12 (34.29%) IBM
10 12 (34.29%) Ethernet
10 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
11 11 (31.43%) NetApp
11 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Cloud
12 10 (28.57%) cPanel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 10 (28.57%) IIS
1 10 (28.57%) Apache
1 10 (28.57%) nginx
2 5 (14.29%) Drupal
2 5 (14.29%) Alfresco
2 5 (14.29%) WordPress
2 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) CMS
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.43%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) SAN
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (45.71%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (34.29%) FCoE
5 12 (34.29%) Ethernet
6 6 (17.14%) LAN
6 6 (17.14%) WAN
7 5 (14.29%) DNS
8 4 (11.43%) SNMP
8 4 (11.43%) VPN
8 4 (11.43%) DHCP
8 4 (11.43%) VLAN
8 4 (11.43%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) MySQL
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Games
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Support Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Graduate
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Linux Support
5 4 (11.43%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support
6 3 (8.57%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) IT Graduate
6 3 (8.57%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (37.14%) FlexPod
3 12 (34.29%) e-Health
4 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (14.29%) Replication
5 5 (14.29%) Clustering
6 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
6 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 10 (28.57%) CentOS
4 6 (17.14%) UNIX
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) ITIL
2 17 (48.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
3 13 (37.14%) Coaching
3 13 (37.14%) Problem Management
4 12 (34.29%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
8 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Python
1 9 (25.71%) Perl
1 9 (25.71%) PHP
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) SLA
2 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.43%) Samba
4 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.57%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) cPanel
1 10 (28.57%) Webmin
1 10 (28.57%) Plesk
2 4 (11.43%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) VMware
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) CA
3 12 (34.29%) IBM
4 11 (31.43%) NetApp
5 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) HP
7 4 (11.43%) ProCurve
7 4 (11.43%) Brocade
7 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
7 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
8 3 (8.57%) Citrix
9 2 (5.71%) Progress
Slough, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago