Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 145 145
Rank change year-on-year +14 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 23 29 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.89% 0.99% 1.67%
As % of the System Software category 6.28% 6.25% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 82
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £66,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.53% +26.19% -30.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,188 £42,600
90th Percentile £92,000 £90,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +18.28%

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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 366 464 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.14% 15.91% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 332 364 587
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £70,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Reading

vSphere
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Reading.

Salary trend for vSphere in Reading

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Reading over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Reading region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 21 (91.30%) Linux
1 21 (91.30%) Python
2 16 (69.57%) Docker
3 14 (60.87%) Ansible
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (56.52%) Redis
5 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (52.17%) Ubuntu
6 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
7 9 (39.13%) C#
7 9 (39.13%) Perl
7 9 (39.13%) SQL
7 9 (39.13%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (39.13%) Ruby
7 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
7 9 (39.13%) nginx
7 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
7 9 (39.13%) Twisted
7 9 (39.13%) WiX
7 9 (39.13%) SQLAlchemy
7 9 (39.13%) Celery
7 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (39.13%) HAProxy
8 7 (30.43%) wxWidgets
8 7 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (30.43%) Kubernetes
8 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (39.13%) nginx
2 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (17.39%) SaaS
4 1 (4.35%) G Suite
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) BGP
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Redis
2 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
2 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
1 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
1 9 (39.13%) WiX
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Python Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Principal Architect
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Provisioning Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Research Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Celery
1 9 (39.13%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (39.13%) SQLAlchemy
1 9 (39.13%) Twisted
2 7 (30.43%) wxWidgets
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) Handset
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Ubuntu
3 5 (21.74%) CentOS
3 5 (21.74%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Task Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Psychology
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) Perl
2 9 (39.13%) Ruby
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
4 6 (26.09%) C
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCIE
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.04%) JNCIE
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Docker
2 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) Ansible
2 9 (39.13%) HAProxy
3 7 (30.43%) Kubernetes
4 5 (21.74%) Puppet
5 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Epicor
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec