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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 95 156
Rank change year-on-year -58 +61  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 30 126 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 2.83% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 6.16% 18.64% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 103 53
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £94,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 487 676 680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.89% 15.18% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 421 573 493
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 10 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Slough -6 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Windsor -13 3 £75,000 +44.92%
Maidenhead +16 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Bracknell -1 1 £52,500 -
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 62 (95.38%) VMware
2 43 (66.15%) Windows
3 31 (47.69%) Linux
4 29 (44.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (44.62%) Windows Server
5 27 (41.54%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (40.00%) Cisco
7 25 (38.46%) PowerShell
8 24 (36.92%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (36.92%) ITIL
8 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
8 24 (36.92%) Firewall
9 21 (32.31%) vCenter Server
9 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (27.69%) DNS
10 18 (27.69%) Hyper-V
11 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (26.15%) Puppet
12 14 (21.54%) High Availability
12 14 (21.54%) Office 365
12 14 (21.54%) SAN
13 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (20.00%) WSUS
14 12 (18.46%) DevOps
14 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
14 12 (18.46%) EMC
14 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
15 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
15 10 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation

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 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.54%) Office 365
3 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (10.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (7.69%) SaaS
7 3 (4.62%) IaaS
8 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.08%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (3.08%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.92%) Firewall
2 18 (27.69%) DNS
3 14 (21.54%) SAN
4 8 (12.31%) DHCP
4 8 (12.31%) iSCSI
5 5 (7.69%) LAN
5 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.69%) WAN
5 5 (7.69%) Wireshark
6 4 (6.15%) NetScaler
6 4 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.62%) VPN
8 2 (3.08%) MPLS
8 2 (3.08%) SSL
8 2 (3.08%) VSAN
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.54%) Network Security
9 1 (1.54%) Skype
9 1 (1.54%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Vagrant
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Billing
2 1 (1.54%) Electronics
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (18.46%) Administrator
4 10 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (13.85%) Principal Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (10.77%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) REST
3 2 (3.08%) JSON
3 2 (3.08%) Middleware
4 1 (1.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.31%) PKI
3 6 (9.23%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (9.23%) EMC VNX
4 5 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) FlexPod
5 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (66.15%) Windows
2 31 (47.69%) Linux
3 29 (44.62%) Windows Server
4 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.31%) CentOS
6 7 (10.77%) Solaris
7 6 (9.23%) Unix
8 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.08%) Debian
11 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) ITIL
2 14 (21.54%) High Availability
3 12 (18.46%) DevOps
4 8 (12.31%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (10.77%) Network Design
5 7 (10.77%) OWASP
5 7 (10.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.23%) Service Management
6 6 (9.23%) Time Management
7 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 5 (7.69%) Fault Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.15%) People Management
8 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
8 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.77%) VB
3 5 (7.69%) SQL
4 4 (6.15%) Java
4 4 (6.15%) Python
4 4 (6.15%) Ruby
5 2 (3.08%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.15%) CCA
5 4 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.08%) RHCE
6 2 (3.08%) RHCSA
6 2 (3.08%) VCDX
7 1 (1.54%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (41.54%) VMware ESXi
3 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
4 18 (27.69%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.23%) vCloud
5 6 (9.23%) XenApp
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.15%) Terminal Services
6 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.15%) XenServer
7 3 (4.62%) Docker
8 2 (3.08%) KVM
9 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (36.92%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (32.31%) vCenter Server
3 17 (26.15%) Puppet
4 13 (20.00%) WSUS
5 8 (12.31%) SCCM
6 7 (10.77%) vMotion
7 6 (9.23%) SCOM
8 4 (6.15%) EdgeSight
9 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
9 3 (4.62%) FortiGate
9 3 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (4.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (4.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (3.08%) Ansible
10 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (3.08%) SCVMM
10 2 (3.08%) vRealize
11 1 (1.54%) cPanel
11 1 (1.54%) Plesk
Vendors
1 62 (95.38%) VMware
2 26 (40.00%) Cisco
3 12 (18.46%) EMC
3 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 8 (12.31%) NetApp
6 7 (10.77%) Citrix
7 6 (9.23%) Symantec
8 4 (6.15%) AppSense
8 4 (6.15%) HP
9 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.62%) Dell
9 3 (4.62%) McAfee
9 3 (4.62%) Sophos
9 3 (4.62%) Veeam
10 2 (3.08%) Nimsoft
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle
10 2 (3.08%) RightScale
11 1 (1.54%) Google
11 1 (1.54%) SAP
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