Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 218 120
Rank change year-on-year -7 -98 +20
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 28 42 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.66% 2.39%
As % of the System Software category 2.63% 5.16% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 173
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,279 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,375 £62,500 £80,000
South East median annual salary £49,750 £42,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +17.06% -11.46% +6.67%

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 1,063 814 1,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.55% 12.76% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 819 705 1,096
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -3 16 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell -7 4 £48,500 +7.78%
Slough -16 4 - - 1
Thatcham - 2 £45,000 -
Wokingham +15 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Linux
3 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
6 12 (42.86%) Python
6 12 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco
7 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 10 (35.71%) Ansible
8 10 (35.71%) Docker
9 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
9 9 (32.14%) Office 365
9 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
9 9 (32.14%) SAN
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 8 (28.57%) wxWidgets
10 8 (28.57%) SQLAlchemy
10 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
10 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 8 (28.57%) C
10 8 (28.57%) C#
10 8 (28.57%) Redis
10 8 (28.57%) Twisted
10 8 (28.57%) WiX

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 7 (25.00%) nginx
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (32.14%) Office 365
3 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (10.71%) IaaS
4 3 (10.71%) PaaS
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (7.14%) GitHub
5 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) SAN
1 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) NAS
5 4 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
6 3 (10.71%) SSL
7 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
7 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
7 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (7.14%) SNMP
8 1 (3.57%) IMAP
8 1 (3.57%) LAN
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security
8 1 (3.57%) SSH
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
8 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (28.57%) Redis
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) WiX
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Billing
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Legal
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Python Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) IT Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (10.71%) IT Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Celery
1 8 (28.57%) SQLAlchemy
1 8 (28.57%) Twisted
1 8 (28.57%) wxWidgets
2 7 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Public Cloud
3 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 3 (10.71%) NHS
4 3 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 2 (7.14%) PKI
6 1 (3.57%) Cybercrime
6 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) CRM
5 4 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.71%) Presales
6 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (10.71%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Business Development
7 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (42.86%) Python
3 8 (28.57%) C
3 8 (28.57%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) MCSA
2 5 (17.86%) MCSE
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) AWS Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) RHCE
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) COBIT
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (35.71%) Docker
3 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (14.29%) XenApp
6 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
7 3 (10.71%) vCloud
8 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Ansible
2 8 (28.57%) HAProxy
3 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) SCCM
4 2 (7.14%) SCOrch
4 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) NetApp
4 4 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.14%) arcserve
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (7.14%) Google
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Intel
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.14%) Veeam
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian