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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 43 30 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 49 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.40% 6.88% 2.97%
As % of the System Software category 8.62% 56.32% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 45 18
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +83.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
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
58 87 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 16.25% 12.22% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 51 75 55
Median salary £42,500 £62,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +41.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 29 (74.36%) VMware
2 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
3 20 (51.28%) DNS
3 20 (51.28%) Python
4 18 (46.15%) Perl
4 18 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 18 (46.15%) Puppet
4 18 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (43.59%) Hyper-V
6 16 (41.03%) PCI DSS
6 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (41.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (38.46%) Converged Infrastructure
7 15 (38.46%) Cisco
7 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (38.46%) FlexPod
7 15 (38.46%) Docker
7 15 (38.46%) Demand Management
7 15 (38.46%) vCloud
8 14 (35.90%) Nimsoft
8 14 (35.90%) Vagrant
8 14 (35.90%) Ansible
8 14 (35.90%) SoftLayer
8 14 (35.90%) VCDX
8 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (35.90%) Ruby
8 14 (35.90%) Windows
8 14 (35.90%) DevOps
8 14 (35.90%) IBM Cloud
9 13 (33.33%) VCE vBlock

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 13 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (35.90%) IBM Cloud
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (35.90%) SoftLayer
3 4 (10.26%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) HP Helion
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) DNS
2 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) SAN
4 4 (10.26%) DHCP
5 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.56%) IPsec
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Architect
2 12 (30.77%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Automation Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) VMWare Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Field Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (38.46%) FlexPod
3 13 (33.33%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (10.26%) Clustering
5 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Converged Infrastructure
1 15 (38.46%) Demand Management
2 14 (35.90%) DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Presales
4 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.13%) High Availability
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Python
2 18 (46.15%) Perl
2 18 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 14 (35.90%) Ruby
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) VCDX
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.56%) CCIE
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) RHCE
3 1 (2.56%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) PCI DSS
2 8 (20.51%) SLA
3 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 17 (43.59%) Hyper-V
3 15 (38.46%) Docker
3 15 (38.46%) vCloud
3 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.69%) XenServer
6 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (46.15%) Puppet
2 14 (35.90%) Ansible
3 6 (15.38%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (15.38%) SCCM
3 6 (15.38%) Tivoli
3 6 (15.38%) vRealize
3 6 (15.38%) WSUS
4 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
5 4 (10.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) VMware
2 15 (38.46%) Cisco
3 14 (35.90%) Nimsoft
4 6 (15.38%) HP
4 6 (15.38%) IBM
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.82%) Symantec
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix
6 3 (7.69%) NetApp
6 3 (7.69%) Veeam
7 2 (5.13%) Veritas