Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 213 103
Rank change year-on-year -4 -110 +65
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 43 45 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.67% 0.74% 2.82%
As % of the System Software category 3.80% 5.49% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 204
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +37.50%
10th Percentile £34,047 £39,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £79,250 £62,375 £78,375
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -13.27% +15.29%

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 1,131 819 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.71% 13.47% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 883 710 1,106
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +7 24 £50,000 +11.11%
Windsor -9 4 £32,500 -56.67%
Maidenhead -41 4 £75,000 +25.00%
Bracknell - 4 £48,500 -
Slough -7 2 - -
Thatcham - 2 £45,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 27 (62.79%) VMware
2 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Linux
3 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
5 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
6 17 (39.53%) Python
7 15 (34.88%) Cisco
7 15 (34.88%) Ansible
7 15 (34.88%) Docker
7 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
8 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (32.56%) SAN
9 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
9 13 (30.23%) DNS
9 13 (30.23%) C
9 13 (30.23%) Firewall
9 13 (30.23%) Ubuntu
9 13 (30.23%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (27.91%) Redis
10 12 (27.91%) SQLAlchemy
10 12 (27.91%) Twisted
10 12 (27.91%) WiX
10 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
10 12 (27.91%) nginx
10 12 (27.91%) wxWidgets
10 12 (27.91%) HAProxy
10 12 (27.91%) Celery
10 12 (27.91%) Task Automation

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 12 (27.91%) nginx
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.63%) Office 365
4 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (9.30%) IaaS
4 4 (9.30%) PaaS
5 3 (6.98%) GitHub
5 3 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) SAN
2 13 (30.23%) DNS
2 13 (30.23%) Firewall
3 11 (25.58%) DHCP
4 7 (16.28%) BGP
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (16.28%) OSPF
5 6 (13.95%) NAS
5 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.63%) LAN
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (9.30%) DMVPN
7 4 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (9.30%) IPsec
7 4 (9.30%) iSCSI
7 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
8 3 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (27.91%) Redis
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.91%) WiX
3 4 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
1 12 (27.91%) Python Developer
1 12 (27.91%) Software Developer
1 12 (27.91%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) IT Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Secure Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Celery
1 12 (27.91%) Ruby on Rails
1 12 (27.91%) SQLAlchemy
1 12 (27.91%) Twisted
1 12 (27.91%) wxWidgets
2 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) NHS
3 5 (11.63%) Clustering
3 5 (11.63%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) PKI
5 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.33%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Linux
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (30.23%) Ubuntu
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.98%) Unix
9 2 (4.65%) Debian
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (27.91%) Task Automation
3 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Change Management
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.63%) DevOps
5 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.63%) Project Management
6 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.30%) Logistics
6 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Validation
6 4 (9.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Python
2 13 (30.23%) C
3 12 (27.91%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) Ruby
4 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) MCSA
2 9 (20.93%) MCSE
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.63%) CCIE
5 4 (9.30%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 4 (9.30%) CCIE Security
6 3 (6.98%) AWS Certification
6 3 (6.98%) CCNP
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.98%) MCITP
6 3 (6.98%) RHCE
6 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.33%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) COBIT
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
3 15 (34.88%) Docker
4 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (9.30%) vCloud
6 4 (9.30%) XenApp
6 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Ansible
2 12 (27.91%) HAProxy
3 5 (11.63%) vCenter Server
4 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
4 4 (9.30%) Puppet
5 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) OSSEC
5 2 (4.65%) SCCM
5 2 (4.65%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) VMware
2 15 (34.88%) Cisco
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds
5 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Infoblox
5 4 (9.30%) NetApp
5 4 (9.30%) NetQoS
5 4 (9.30%) Symantec
6 3 (6.98%) EMC
6 3 (6.98%) Google
6 3 (6.98%) Juniper
7 2 (4.65%) arcserve
7 2 (4.65%) Intel
7 2 (4.65%) Polycom
7 2 (4.65%) Sophos
7 2 (4.65%) Veeam