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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 48 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.27% 0.95% 1.45%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 7.04% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 8
Average salary £42,500 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,260 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £70,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
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
65 71 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 11.36% 13.42% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 57 66 44
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,200 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 April 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Slough

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 36 (92.31%) Linux
2 32 (82.05%) VMware
3 25 (64.10%) Windows
4 22 (56.41%) ITIL
5 17 (43.59%) SAN
5 17 (43.59%) Firewall
6 16 (41.03%) SLA
6 16 (41.03%) Cisco
6 16 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (41.03%) Fibre Channel
6 16 (41.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (30.77%) CA
8 12 (30.77%) IBM
8 12 (30.77%) Ethernet
8 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 12 (30.77%) PCI DSS
8 12 (30.77%) Problem Management
8 12 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (30.77%) e-Health
8 12 (30.77%) FCoE
8 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (30.77%) FlexPod
8 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 12 (30.77%) Coaching
9 11 (28.21%) cPanel
9 11 (28.21%) Webmin
9 11 (28.21%) CentOS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (28.21%) IIS
1 11 (28.21%) Apache
1 11 (28.21%) nginx
2 6 (15.38%) CMS
2 6 (15.38%) Drupal
2 6 (15.38%) Alfresco
2 6 (15.38%) WordPress
3 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.26%) Lync
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) SAN
1 17 (43.59%) Firewall
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (41.03%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (30.77%) FCoE
3 12 (30.77%) Ethernet
4 6 (15.38%) LAN
4 6 (15.38%) WAN
5 5 (12.82%) DNS
6 4 (10.26%) VPN
6 4 (10.26%) VLAN
6 4 (10.26%) DHCP
6 4 (10.26%) SNMP
6 4 (10.26%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (28.21%) MySQL
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (25.64%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Graduate
4 5 (12.82%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support
5 4 (10.26%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Linux Support
6 3 (7.69%) IT Graduate
6 3 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) e-Health
1 12 (30.77%) FlexPod
2 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Cloud
3 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
4 5 (12.82%) Replication
4 5 (12.82%) Clustering
5 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Linux
2 25 (64.10%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) Ubuntu
3 11 (28.21%) CentOS
4 10 (25.64%) UNIX
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.26%) VMS
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 16 (41.03%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 12 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
3 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 12 (30.77%) Coaching
4 11 (28.21%) Change Management
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Perl
1 10 (25.64%) PHP
1 10 (25.64%) Python
2 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) MCSA
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) SLA
2 12 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) VMware ESX
3 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
5 4 (10.26%) Samba
5 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.69%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Plesk
1 11 (28.21%) cPanel
1 11 (28.21%) Webmin
2 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) VMware
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco
3 12 (30.77%) IBM
3 12 (30.77%) CA
4 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
5 10 (25.64%) NetApp
6 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.51%) HP
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle
8 4 (10.26%) Brocade
8 4 (10.26%) ProCurve
8 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
8 4 (10.26%) 3PAR
9 3 (7.69%) Citrix
10 2 (5.13%) Progress
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