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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South East / Berkshire
Rank 150 133 160
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 35 82 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.05% 1.66% 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 6.40% 10.95% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 32 79 54
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,900 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,000 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 547 749 723
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 16.44% 15.17% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 462 656 531
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Slough +29 9 £57,500 +21.05%
Reading +7 7 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Bracknell +14 6 £52,500 +17.84%
Windsor -11 5 £75,000 +25.00%
Wokingham +2 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Maidenhead -5 1 - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 55 (84.62%) VMware
2 40 (61.54%) Windows
2 40 (61.54%) Cisco
3 34 (52.31%) Linux
4 31 (47.69%) PowerShell
5 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 26 (40.00%) Firewall
6 25 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (33.85%) Hyper-V
7 22 (33.85%) DNS
8 21 (32.31%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
9 18 (27.69%) Puppet
9 18 (27.69%) High Availability
10 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (23.08%) Office 365
12 15 (23.08%) PKI
13 14 (21.54%) Network Design
13 14 (21.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 14 (21.54%) VB
13 14 (21.54%) vCloud
13 14 (21.54%) vMotion
13 14 (21.54%) OWASP
14 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (20.00%) ITIL
15 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
15 12 (18.46%) Red Hat
15 12 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (18.46%) Data Centre

vSphere
Top Related 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 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (23.08%) Office 365
3 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (12.31%) IBM Cloud
4 8 (12.31%) SoftLayer
5 5 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (6.15%) SaaS
7 3 (4.62%) IaaS
7 3 (4.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.00%) Firewall
2 22 (33.85%) DNS
3 8 (12.31%) VSAN
4 7 (10.77%) SAN
4 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.23%) DHCP
5 6 (9.23%) LAN
6 5 (7.69%) WAN
7 4 (6.15%) Wireless
8 3 (4.62%) VPN
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.08%) Internet
9 2 (3.08%) Intranet
9 2 (3.08%) Network Security
9 2 (3.08%) SSL
9 2 (3.08%) VLAN
10 1 (1.54%) IMAP
10 1 (1.54%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.54%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Architect
3 15 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (21.54%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (13.85%) Administrator
5 9 (13.85%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (12.31%) Automation Architect
7 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Architect
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (9.23%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) PKI
2 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
3 10 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (13.85%) FlexPod
5 7 (10.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 5 (7.69%) EMC VNX
6 5 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (4.62%) Clustering
7 3 (4.62%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (1.54%) HP Storage
9 1 (1.54%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (61.54%) Windows
2 34 (52.31%) Linux
3 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
4 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (12.31%) CentOS
7 4 (6.15%) Solaris
8 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.62%) Unix
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.08%) Debian
10 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) High Availability
2 14 (21.54%) Network Design
2 14 (21.54%) OWASP
2 14 (21.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 13 (20.00%) ITIL
4 12 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (16.92%) Business Continuity
5 11 (16.92%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (16.92%) Presales
6 10 (15.38%) DevOps
6 10 (15.38%) Fault Analysis
6 10 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 8 (12.31%) Demand Management
8 7 (10.77%) Converged Infrastructure
8 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.15%) Migration
9 4 (6.15%) Project Management
9 4 (6.15%) Service Management
9 4 (6.15%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) PowerShell
2 14 (21.54%) VB
3 9 (13.85%) Python
4 8 (12.31%) Java
4 8 (12.31%) Perl
4 8 (12.31%) Ruby
5 4 (6.15%) SQL
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) MCSE
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (12.31%) VCDX
1 8 (12.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (9.23%) MCITP
3 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.08%) CCNA
6 2 (3.08%) MCSA
7 1 (1.54%) CCIE
7 1 (1.54%) MCP
7 1 (1.54%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.77%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (33.85%) Hyper-V
4 14 (21.54%) vCloud
5 10 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 8 (12.31%) Docker
7 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.08%) KVM
9 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (32.31%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (27.69%) Puppet
3 14 (21.54%) vMotion
4 8 (12.31%) Ansible
4 8 (12.31%) vRealize
5 7 (10.77%) WSUS
6 3 (4.62%) SCCM
6 3 (4.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 55 (84.62%) VMware
2 40 (61.54%) Cisco
3 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.46%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.31%) EMC
4 8 (12.31%) Nimsoft
5 6 (9.23%) HP
6 5 (7.69%) NetApp
7 4 (6.15%) Citrix
8 3 (4.62%) Veritas
9 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.08%) SAP
9 2 (3.08%) Symantec
9 2 (3.08%) Veeam
10 1 (1.54%) Aruba
10 1 (1.54%) Brocade
10 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.54%) Sophos
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
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