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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 42 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 27 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.25% 3.99% 1.76%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 25.00% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 8
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
81 80 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.74% 15.97% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 69 79 61
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Slough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (87.50%) VMware
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
3 24 (75.00%) ITIL
4 22 (68.75%) Cisco
4 22 (68.75%) NetApp
4 22 (68.75%) Data Centre
5 20 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (56.25%) FlexPod
6 18 (56.25%) Data ONTAP
7 17 (53.13%) Firewall
7 17 (53.13%) Linux
8 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (46.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (46.88%) SLA
10 14 (43.75%) SAN
11 13 (40.63%) IBM
11 13 (40.63%) Enterprise Cloud
12 12 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
13 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
13 11 (34.38%) Coaching
13 11 (34.38%) Capacity Management
13 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
14 9 (28.13%) e-Health
14 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
14 9 (28.13%) CA
14 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
14 9 (28.13%) FCoE
14 9 (28.13%) Fibre Channel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (53.13%) Firewall
3 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (43.75%) SAN
5 9 (28.13%) FCoE
5 9 (28.13%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
6 4 (12.50%) FTP
6 4 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (6.25%) DHCP
7 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) NetApp Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) FlexPod Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Support
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Storage Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 18 (56.25%) FlexPod
3 13 (40.63%) Enterprise Cloud
4 9 (28.13%) e-Health
5 2 (6.25%) EqualLogic
5 2 (6.25%) Symmetrix
5 2 (6.25%) Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Data ONTAP
3 17 (53.13%) Linux
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) ITIL
2 15 (46.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
4 11 (34.38%) Capacity Management
4 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
4 11 (34.38%) Coaching
5 8 (25.00%) Change Management
5 8 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) NCDA
4 3 (9.38%) CCNP
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) SLA
2 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) SCOM
2 4 (12.50%) WSUS
3 2 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) VMware
2 22 (68.75%) NetApp
2 22 (68.75%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) IBM
4 9 (28.13%) CA
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) Veritas
7 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix