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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 105 119
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 1.74% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 11.57% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 20
Median salary £45,000 £62,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 190 268 373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 14.65% 15.01% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 156 227 273
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £30,000 £23,341
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
4 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
4 8 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Solaris
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
6 6 (35.29%) vCenter Server
6 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (35.29%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Unix
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) IIS
8 4 (23.53%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) SAN
8 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
8 4 (23.53%) vCloud
9 3 (17.65%) Office 365
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (17.65%) Veeam

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 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) Skype
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.88%) SSH
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Solaris
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Ticket Management
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
2 8 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (23.53%) vCloud
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) vCenter Server
2 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 3 (17.65%) FortiGate
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) cPanel
3 1 (5.88%) Plesk
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) McAfee
4 3 (17.65%) Sophos
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec
4 3 (17.65%) Veeam
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.88%) CA
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
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