Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 162 129
Rank change year-on-year -50 -33 +33
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 42 128 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 1.63% 2.17%
As % of the System Software category 4.80% 10.62% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 107 215
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +15.38% +23.81%
10th Percentile £40,625 £36,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £65,625 £84,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £46,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.08% +3.33% -

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 875 1,205 1,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.47% 15.35% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 728 996 1,247
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -18 25 £51,250 -26.79% 2
Wokingham -8 4 - -
Maidenhead +3 2 - -
Slough -20 2 £33,500 -50.37%
Newbury -19 1 £22,500 -51.35% 1
Bracknell -23 1 £45,000 -14.29%
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 36 (85.71%) VMware
2 29 (69.05%) Linux
3 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (52.38%) Python
5 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (33.33%) Docker
8 13 (30.95%) Ansible
8 13 (30.95%) Perl
8 13 (30.95%) SQL
8 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
9 12 (28.57%) Cisco
9 12 (28.57%) Ubuntu
10 11 (26.19%) DNS
10 11 (26.19%) DHCP
10 11 (26.19%) Redis
11 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
11 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
11 10 (23.81%) Puppet
11 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
11 10 (23.81%) Windows
11 10 (23.81%) Firewall
12 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
12 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (21.43%) Unix
13 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
13 8 (19.05%) CentOS
13 8 (19.05%) Kubernetes
13 8 (19.05%) vCenter Server

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 7 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 6 (14.29%) nginx
3 5 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (14.29%) SaaS
4 5 (11.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.76%) Office 365
6 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.38%) G Suite
6 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.19%) DHCP
2 11 (26.19%) DNS
3 10 (23.81%) Firewall
4 6 (14.29%) BGP
4 6 (14.29%) OSPF
4 6 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 5 (11.90%) Internet
5 5 (11.90%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (11.90%) SAN
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.52%) iSCSI
6 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (7.14%) MPLS
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (4.76%) H.323
8 2 (4.76%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Redis
2 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.76%) MySQL
6 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 6 (14.29%) WiX
2 3 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 4 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Systems Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Principal Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Support
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Celery
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
1 6 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (14.29%) SQLAlchemy
1 6 (14.29%) Twisted
2 4 (9.52%) wxWidgets
3 1 (2.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.38%) Handset
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 10 (23.81%) Windows
4 9 (21.43%) Unix
5 8 (19.05%) CentOS
6 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
7 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Debian
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL
1 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (11.90%) DevOps
2 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
2 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (9.52%) Time Management
4 3 (7.14%) Analytics
4 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 3 (7.14%) High Availability
4 3 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.14%) Presales
4 3 (7.14%) Psychology
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (4.76%) Task Automation
6 1 (2.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Python
2 13 (30.95%) Perl
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 7 (16.67%) Ruby
5 6 (14.29%) C#
6 5 (11.90%) C
6 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) Go
8 1 (2.38%) Java
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCIE
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (9.52%) CCA
3 4 (9.52%) CCNP
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (7.14%) CCNA
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) JNCIE
4 3 (7.14%) Master's Degree
4 3 (7.14%) VCP6
5 2 (4.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (4.76%) CCIE Security
5 2 (4.76%) HND
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) RHCE
6 1 (2.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (33.33%) Docker
3 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (11.90%) XenApp
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
6 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 4 (9.52%) XenServer
7 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.38%) KVM
7 1 (2.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Ansible
2 10 (23.81%) Puppet
3 8 (19.05%) Kubernetes
3 8 (19.05%) vCenter Server
4 6 (14.29%) HAProxy
5 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (9.52%) EdgeSight
6 4 (9.52%) SCCM
6 4 (9.52%) SCOM
6 4 (9.52%) vRealize
7 2 (4.76%) cPanel
7 2 (4.76%) Nagios
8 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.38%) Plesk
8 1 (2.38%) PowerCLI
8 1 (2.38%) vMotion
8 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) VMware
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix
6 4 (9.52%) Ivanti
7 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.14%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Infoblox
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
8 2 (4.76%) NetQoS
8 2 (4.76%) SaltStack
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.38%) Draytek
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Epicor
9 1 (2.38%) F5
9 1 (2.38%) Google
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec