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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 100 107 129
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 39 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.57% 2.00% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 3.52% 11.50% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 37 16
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.72% -26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £47,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £63,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 199 339 312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 16.17% 17.42% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 150 314 212
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £32,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 14 (93.33%) VMware
1 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Linux
4 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (40.00%) vCloud
7 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 5 (33.33%) Firewall
9 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (26.67%) HP
9 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco
9 4 (26.67%) Solaris
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (26.67%) IIS
9 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
9 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
10 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (20.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (20.00%) MCITP
10 3 (20.00%) Project Planning

vSphere
Top Related 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 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) IMAP
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) PBX
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) SSH
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior VMware Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Architect
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) CentOS
7 1 (6.67%) Debian
7 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Presales
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) MCITP
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) vCloud
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) Veritas
5 1 (6.67%) CA
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) Sophos
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
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