Period
to 20 November 2017

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

VMware vSphere
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 122 155
Rank change year-on-year -10 +33 -27
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 70 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.02% 2.03% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 7.50% 12.96% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 52 65
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +55.56% -21.74%
10th Percentile £40,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £89,000 £66,250
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -10.00%

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 320 540 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.58% 15.68% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 283 446 556
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +8.97%
10th Percentile £22,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% +19.33%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 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 Reading region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (66.67%) Linux
4 15 (62.50%) TCP/IP
5 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (50.00%) Python
6 12 (50.00%) SQL
7 10 (41.67%) Perl
8 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (37.50%) NoSQL
9 8 (33.33%) Ubuntu
9 8 (33.33%) Firewall
9 8 (33.33%) Windows
9 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 7 (29.17%) DHCP
10 7 (29.17%) DNS
10 7 (29.17%) CentOS
10 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
10 7 (29.17%) Redis
10 7 (29.17%) Docker
11 6 (25.00%) OpenStack
11 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 6 (25.00%) SaaS
11 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
11 6 (25.00%) Unix
12 5 (20.83%) ITIL
12 5 (20.83%) HTML
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
12 5 (20.83%) HP

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 6 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (20.83%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) nginx
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (25.00%) SaaS
4 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (8.33%) Office 365
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (4.17%) G Suite
6 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) DHCP
3 7 (29.17%) DNS
4 4 (16.67%) Internet
5 3 (12.50%) MPLS
5 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.33%) OSPF
6 2 (8.33%) Skype
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (4.17%) SSH
7 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (29.17%) Redis
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) WiX
General
1 3 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Developer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) Celery
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (8.33%) SQLAlchemy
2 2 (8.33%) Twisted
2 2 (8.33%) wxWidgets
3 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.17%) Handset
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) CentOS
4 6 (25.00%) Unix
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.17%) Debian
8 1 (4.17%) Solaris
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
1 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) Ticket Management
2 3 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Python
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Perl
3 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) C
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) Go
7 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) Docker
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
6 1 (4.17%) KVM
6 1 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
1 5 (20.83%) Kubernetes
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.33%) cPanel
3 2 (8.33%) HAProxy
3 2 (8.33%) Plesk
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
4 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) HP
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) SaltStack
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) Epicor
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) McAfee
7 1 (4.17%) Sophos
7 1 (4.17%) Veeam