Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 133 112
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21 +57
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 21 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.07% 0.91% 2.31%
As % of the System Software category 5.80% 6.40% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 59
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £34,490 £39,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £94,500 £55,000 £81,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +34.15%

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 414 328 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.47% 14.22% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 366 281 435
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Python
2 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (58.33%) Ansible
2 14 (58.33%) Docker
3 13 (54.17%) C
3 13 (54.17%) Ubuntu
4 12 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 12 (50.00%) Ruby
4 12 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (50.00%) C#
4 12 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (50.00%) HAProxy
4 12 (50.00%) Redis
4 12 (50.00%) Celery
4 12 (50.00%) Task Automation
4 12 (50.00%) wxWidgets
4 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (50.00%) nginx
4 12 (50.00%) SQLAlchemy
4 12 (50.00%) Twisted
4 12 (50.00%) WiX
5 11 (45.83%) SAN
6 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (37.50%) Windows
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (33.33%) MCSE
8 8 (33.33%) MCSA

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 12 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (12.50%) IaaS
2 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) PaaS
3 2 (8.33%) GitHub
3 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.17%) HSRP
4 1 (4.17%) OSPF
4 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (50.00%) WiX
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
1 12 (50.00%) Python Developer
1 12 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Celery
1 12 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 12 (50.00%) SQLAlchemy
1 12 (50.00%) Twisted
1 12 (50.00%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) NHS
3 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Ubuntu
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.33%) Unix
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) Presales
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Business Development
6 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) DoDAF
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) SABSA
6 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Python
2 13 (54.17%) C
3 12 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) MCSA
1 8 (33.33%) MCSE
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 2 (8.33%) RHCE
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE Data Center
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) COBIT
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Docker
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) vCloud
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Ansible
2 12 (50.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) EMC
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Juniper
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (8.33%) arcserve
4 2 (8.33%) Google
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp
4 2 (8.33%) Veeam