Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 207 147
Rank change year-on-year -11 -60 +50
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 53 63 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.79% 0.95% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category 4.58% 6.01% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 44 53 168
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - +22.22%
10th Percentile £33,891 £40,250 £33,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +5.88%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,157 1,049 1,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.19% 15.75% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 889 885 1,212
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Berkshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Berkshire.

Salary trend for vSphere in Berkshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Berkshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +30 26 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Maidenhead -35 5 £75,000 +25.00%
Windsor +2 4 £32,500 -56.67%
Slough -4 4 - - 1
Wokingham -5 3 - -
Newbury - 2 £41,000 -
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 30 (56.60%) VMware
2 28 (52.83%) Linux
3 23 (43.40%) Python
4 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (39.62%) Ansible
4 21 (39.62%) Docker
5 20 (37.74%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
7 18 (33.96%) HAProxy
7 18 (33.96%) Redis
7 18 (33.96%) nginx
7 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
7 18 (33.96%) SQLAlchemy
7 18 (33.96%) Twisted
7 18 (33.96%) WiX
7 18 (33.96%) Celery
7 18 (33.96%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (33.96%) Ruby
7 18 (33.96%) Ubuntu
7 18 (33.96%) Ruby on Rails
7 18 (33.96%) C#
7 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
8 17 (32.08%) C
8 17 (32.08%) Windows
8 17 (32.08%) wxWidgets
9 16 (30.19%) Task Automation
10 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
11 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
11 13 (24.53%) DNS
12 12 (22.64%) Cisco

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 18 (33.96%) nginx
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.77%) Office 365
5 1 (1.89%) GitHub
5 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) DNS
2 12 (22.64%) Firewall
3 11 (20.75%) SAN
4 10 (18.87%) DHCP
5 9 (16.98%) BGP
5 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (16.98%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (16.98%) OSPF
6 6 (11.32%) Wireshark
7 5 (9.43%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (9.43%) DMVPN
7 5 (9.43%) IPsec
7 5 (9.43%) LAN
8 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
9 3 (5.66%) H.323
9 3 (5.66%) NetScaler
9 3 (5.66%) Telepresence
10 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) PostgreSQL
1 18 (33.96%) Redis
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
2 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
2 18 (33.96%) WiX
3 5 (9.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
1 17 (32.08%) Python Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Software Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Network Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Secure Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) Celery
1 18 (33.96%) Ruby on Rails
1 18 (33.96%) SQLAlchemy
1 18 (33.96%) Twisted
2 17 (32.08%) wxWidgets
3 3 (5.66%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.89%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) NHS
2 4 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.77%) Cybercrime
4 2 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 18 (33.96%) Ubuntu
3 17 (32.08%) Windows
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.66%) Debian
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (30.19%) Task Automation
3 6 (11.32%) DevOps
3 6 (11.32%) ITIL
4 5 (9.43%) Change Management
4 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.43%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.43%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.55%) Logistics
5 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.55%) Presales
5 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (7.55%) Value Proposition
6 3 (5.66%) Network Design
6 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) Python
2 18 (33.96%) C#
2 18 (33.96%) Ruby
3 17 (32.08%) C
4 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.09%) CCIE
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (13.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (11.32%) MCSE
4 6 (11.32%) VCP6
5 5 (9.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 5 (9.43%) CCIE Security
5 5 (9.43%) Degree
5 5 (9.43%) MCSA
6 4 (7.55%) CCNP
7 3 (5.66%) CCA
7 3 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.89%) MCITP
9 1 (1.89%) RHCE
9 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) Docker
1 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.66%) VMware NSX
5 3 (5.66%) XenApp
5 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.66%) XenServer
6 2 (3.77%) vCloud
6 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) Ansible
2 18 (33.96%) HAProxy
3 10 (18.87%) vCenter Server
4 7 (13.21%) Puppet
5 5 (9.43%) SCCM
5 5 (9.43%) vRealize
5 5 (9.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 3 (5.66%) EdgeSight
6 3 (5.66%) OSSEC
6 3 (5.66%) SCOM
7 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.89%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) VMware
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.64%) Cisco
4 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.43%) Infoblox
4 5 (9.43%) NetQoS
4 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.66%) AlienVault
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) Ivanti
5 3 (5.66%) Polycom
5 3 (5.66%) Sophos
6 2 (3.77%) Veeam
7 1 (1.89%) arcserve
7 1 (1.89%) CenturyLink
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) Google
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat