Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 219 216
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -65
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 22 52 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.74% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 2.19% 4.67% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 50
Berkshire median annual salary £46,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.91% - -2.83%
10th Percentile £35,000 £43,025 £41,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £68,750 £82,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 1,003 1,113 1,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.74% 15.80% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 864 854 923
Berkshire median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.42% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,875 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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
Slough +15 17 £35,000 -
Newbury +5 2 £42,500 +3.66% 1
Reading -15 2 £72,500 +45.00%
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 20 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (72.73%) PowerShell
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (68.18%) Cisco
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 15 (68.18%) Office 365
5 14 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (59.09%) Driving Licence
6 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
6 13 (59.09%) Deployment Automation
6 13 (59.09%) SharePoint
6 13 (59.09%) Firewall
6 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
7 7 (31.82%) Python
7 7 (31.82%) CRM
8 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
8 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
10 4 (18.18%) Unix
10 4 (18.18%) Perl
10 4 (18.18%) Migration
10 4 (18.18%) Debian
10 4 (18.18%) Gentoo
10 4 (18.18%) Fedora
11 3 (13.64%) C
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
12 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 13 (59.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (68.18%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Firewall
1 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.09%) Redis
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) WiX
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Administrator
1 12 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) IT Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) IT Systems Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Celery
1 2 (9.09%) SQLAlchemy
1 2 (9.09%) Twisted
1 2 (9.09%) wxWidgets
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
4 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 4 (18.18%) Debian
5 4 (18.18%) Fedora
5 4 (18.18%) Gentoo
5 4 (18.18%) Unix
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (59.09%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (31.82%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) HDFS
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.55%) Check_MK
2 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) Intel
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian