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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 41 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 21 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.08% 1.76% 3.45%
As % of the System Software category 25.61% 15.71% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 17
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
82 70 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.92% 11.18% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 80 59 52
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Slough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (95.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (73.91%) Firewall
4 16 (69.57%) Cisco
4 16 (69.57%) DNS
4 16 (69.57%) Linux
4 16 (69.57%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (65.22%) Lync
5 15 (65.22%) Network Management
5 15 (65.22%) Multicast
5 15 (65.22%) SSL
5 15 (65.22%) SLA
5 15 (65.22%) VPN
5 15 (65.22%) CCNA
5 15 (65.22%) IPsec
5 15 (65.22%) MPLS
5 15 (65.22%) OSPF
5 15 (65.22%) BGP
5 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (65.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (65.22%) Degree
5 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 15 (65.22%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
5 15 (65.22%) Zenoss
6 9 (39.13%) Polycom
7 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
7 7 (30.43%) NetApp
7 7 (30.43%) Windows

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (65.22%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 16 (69.57%) DNS
3 15 (65.22%) SSL
3 15 (65.22%) VPN
3 15 (65.22%) IPsec
3 15 (65.22%) Multicast
3 15 (65.22%) MPLS
3 15 (65.22%) OSPF
3 15 (65.22%) BGP
4 6 (26.09%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (21.74%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Network Management
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) CCNA
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) NCDA
2 6 (26.09%) NCIE
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (21.74%) MCTS
3 5 (21.74%) MCITP
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) VCAP
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) SLA
1 15 (65.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (69.57%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 5 (21.74%) XenApp
5 5 (21.74%) XenServer
5 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) Zenoss
2 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
2 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) Plesk
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco
4 9 (39.13%) Polycom
5 7 (30.43%) NetApp
6 6 (26.09%) EMC
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 5 (21.74%) HP
7 5 (21.74%) Dell
7 5 (21.74%) Symantec
7 5 (21.74%) PlateSpin
7 5 (21.74%) Veeam
Slough
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago