The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 49 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.98% 0.61% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 12.66% 7.27% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 3
Average salary £46,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.84% -4.11%
System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
79 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.64% 8.36% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 76 46 41
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Berkshire

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 24 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Slough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (53.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) EMC
4 7 (46.67%) NetApp
4 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
4 7 (46.67%) NCDA
4 7 (46.67%) NCIE
5 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (40.00%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (40.00%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) Dell
5 6 (40.00%) SLA
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) MCSE
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) SSL
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) VPN
6 5 (33.33%) CCNA
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Symantec

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) SSL
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) MPLS
2 5 (33.33%) OSPF
2 5 (33.33%) BGP
2 5 (33.33%) IPsec
2 5 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) EqualLogic
1 5 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (46.67%) NCDA
2 7 (46.67%) NCIE
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (40.00%) MCSE
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) MCTS
4 5 (33.33%) VCAP
4 5 (33.33%) MCITP
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
3 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 5 (33.33%) XenServer
4 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (33.33%) Zenoss
2 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) Plesk
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) EMC
2 7 (46.67%) NetApp
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Dell
4 5 (33.33%) Symantec
4 5 (33.33%) Veeam
4 5 (33.33%) PlateSpin
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Polycom
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