Period
to 18 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 210 103
Rank change year-on-year -10 -107 +89
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 51 57 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.77% 0.88% 2.93%
As % of the System Software category 4.22% 5.98% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 45 48 227
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +31.25%
10th Percentile £34,219 £40,000 £35,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,250 £76,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +17.65%

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 1,209 953 1,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.35% 14.77% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 921 822 1,171
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,775 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 August 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 August 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 +31 28 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Windsor -4 4 £32,500 -56.67%
Bracknell -13 4 £48,500 -7.62%
Maidenhead -51 4 £75,000 +25.00%
Wokingham -6 3 £42,500 +30.77%
Slough -7 3 - -
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 (58.82%) VMware
2 28 (54.90%) Linux
3 24 (47.06%) Python
4 23 (45.10%) Windows
5 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
6 20 (39.22%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (39.22%) Ansible
6 20 (39.22%) Docker
6 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
7 18 (35.29%) C
7 18 (35.29%) Ubuntu
7 18 (35.29%) Windows Server
8 17 (33.33%) HAProxy
8 17 (33.33%) Celery
8 17 (33.33%) Task Automation
8 17 (33.33%) Redis
8 17 (33.33%) SQLAlchemy
8 17 (33.33%) Twisted
8 17 (33.33%) WiX
8 17 (33.33%) wxWidgets
8 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 17 (33.33%) nginx
8 17 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 17 (33.33%) Ruby
8 17 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (33.33%) C#
9 16 (31.37%) SAN
9 16 (31.37%) DNS
10 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure

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 17 (33.33%) nginx
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.88%) GitHub
3 3 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.88%) IaaS
3 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 3 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) DNS
1 16 (31.37%) SAN
2 14 (27.45%) Firewall
3 13 (25.49%) DHCP
4 8 (15.69%) BGP
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (15.69%) OSPF
5 6 (11.76%) iSCSI
5 6 (11.76%) NAS
5 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.80%) LAN
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (7.84%) DMVPN
7 4 (7.84%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (7.84%) IPsec
7 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
7 4 (7.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 17 (33.33%) Redis
2 3 (5.88%) Big Data
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
2 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (33.33%) WiX
3 4 (7.84%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 8 (15.69%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Developer
1 17 (33.33%) Python Developer
1 17 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Secure Network Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior IT Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) Celery
1 17 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 17 (33.33%) SQLAlchemy
1 17 (33.33%) Twisted
1 17 (33.33%) wxWidgets
2 3 (5.88%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) NHS
3 5 (9.80%) Clustering
3 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.88%) Cybercrime
4 3 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Linux
2 23 (45.10%) Windows
3 18 (35.29%) Ubuntu
3 18 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.88%) Debian
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.88%) Unix
8 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
3 9 (17.65%) Migration
4 7 (13.73%) DevOps
5 6 (11.76%) Change Management
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.84%) Logistics
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) Value Proposition
7 4 (7.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) Python
2 18 (35.29%) C
3 17 (33.33%) C#
3 17 (33.33%) Ruby
4 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) MCSA
1 9 (17.65%) MCSE
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.69%) Degree
3 5 (9.80%) CCIE
4 4 (7.84%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 4 (7.84%) CCIE Security
4 4 (7.84%) CCNP
4 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.88%) AWS Certification
5 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.88%) MCITP
5 3 (5.88%) RHCE
6 2 (3.92%) CCA
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) COBIT
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 20 (39.22%) Docker
3 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.76%) XenApp
4 6 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.88%) vCloud
5 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.92%) XenServer
7 1 (1.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) Ansible
2 17 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 7 (13.73%) vCenter Server
4 4 (7.84%) Puppet
4 4 (7.84%) SCCM
5 3 (5.88%) OSSEC
6 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.92%) EdgeSight
6 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.92%) SCOM
6 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.96%) vRealize
7 1 (1.96%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) VMware
2 14 (27.45%) Cisco
3 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix
5 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.84%) HP
5 4 (7.84%) Infoblox
5 4 (7.84%) NetQoS
5 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.88%) AlienVault
6 3 (5.88%) EMC
6 3 (5.88%) Google
6 3 (5.88%) Juniper
6 3 (5.88%) Polycom
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) Sophos
7 2 (3.92%) arcserve
7 2 (3.92%) Ivanti
7 2 (3.92%) NetApp
7 2 (3.92%) Symantec