Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 117 144
Rank change year-on-year -97 +27 +34
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 41 226 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 2.59% 2.00%
As % of the System Software category 5.06% 17.56% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 35 191 196
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £38,500 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £49,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -13.27% +13.95% -4.44%

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 811 1287 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.83% 14.76% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 714 1084 1162
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% +19.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £27,150 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -9 23 £48,750 -30.36% 1
Slough -27 11 £40,000 -27.27%
Maidenhead +23 1 £60,000 -29.41%
Newbury -9 1 £22,500 -50.00%
Wokingham - 1 - -
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 39 (95.12%) VMware
2 30 (73.17%) Linux
3 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (56.10%) Windows
5 22 (53.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
6 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
7 13 (31.71%) Python
7 13 (31.71%) SQL
8 11 (26.83%) Firewall
8 11 (26.83%) Office 365
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
9 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (24.39%) Perl
9 10 (24.39%) ITIL
9 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
9 10 (24.39%) DNS
9 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
9 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
10 9 (21.95%) DHCP
10 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
10 9 (21.95%) CentOS
10 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
11 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
11 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (19.51%) Cisco
12 7 (17.07%) Unix
12 7 (17.07%) Redis
12 7 (17.07%) OpenStack
12 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi

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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) OpenStack
3 5 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (9.76%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) nginx
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (26.83%) Office 365
3 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (14.63%) SaaS
5 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.44%) G Suite
6 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.83%) Firewall
3 10 (24.39%) DNS
4 9 (21.95%) DHCP
5 5 (12.20%) MPLS
5 5 (12.20%) SAN
6 4 (9.76%) BGP
6 4 (9.76%) iSCSI
6 4 (9.76%) OSPF
7 3 (7.32%) Internet
7 3 (7.32%) LAN
7 3 (7.32%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (7.32%) WAN
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.88%) Network Security
8 2 (4.88%) Skype
8 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.07%) Redis
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) MySQL
5 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.88%) WiX
2 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (7.32%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Support Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) IT Support
3 10 (24.39%) Linux Support
4 9 (21.95%) Exchange Support
4 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Support
4 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) IT Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) IT Support Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Support Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Administrator
7 4 (9.76%) Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) Celery
2 2 (4.88%) REST
2 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (4.88%) SQLAlchemy
2 2 (4.88%) Twisted
2 2 (4.88%) wxWidgets
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.44%) Handset
4 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Linux
2 23 (56.10%) Windows
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
4 9 (21.95%) CentOS
4 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.07%) Unix
7 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.88%) Debian
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.44%) Solaris
10 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.20%) Time Management
4 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) Ticket Management
6 2 (4.88%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.44%) High Availability
7 1 (2.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.44%) Network Management
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Python
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Perl
3 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.76%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) C
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CCNP
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CCA
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) HND
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) RHCE
3 1 (2.44%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
3 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.07%) Docker
4 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (14.63%) XenApp
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.88%) XenServer
7 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.44%) KVM
7 1 (2.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Ansible
1 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes
1 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 4 (9.76%) vCenter Server
3 3 (7.32%) cPanel
3 3 (7.32%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) SCOM
3 3 (7.32%) WSUS
4 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.88%) EdgeSight
4 2 (4.88%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.88%) Nagios
4 2 (4.88%) Plesk
5 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) VMware
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
5 5 (12.20%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) AppSense
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) F5
7 2 (4.88%) Juniper
7 2 (4.88%) SaltStack
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
8 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.44%) Draytek
8 1 (2.44%) McAfee
8 1 (2.44%) RightScale
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) Veeam