Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 132 125
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +29
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 22 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.73% 0.90% 2.08%
As % of the System Software category 3.86% 6.90% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 53
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -28.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £35,577 £41,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £63,000 £88,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +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 389 319 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.91% 13.03% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 342 283 441
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £79,225 £74,150 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) Ansible
2 9 (60.00%) Docker
3 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Ubuntu
4 7 (46.67%) wxWidgets
4 7 (46.67%) SAN
4 7 (46.67%) C
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) Twisted
4 7 (46.67%) WiX
4 7 (46.67%) HAProxy
4 7 (46.67%) Celery
4 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) SQLAlchemy
4 7 (46.67%) Redis
5 6 (40.00%) nginx
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (40.00%) Task Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Ruby
5 6 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) MCSE

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 (40.00%) nginx
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) IaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) PaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (13.33%) GitHub
3 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (46.67%) Redis
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) WiX
General
1 2 (13.33%) Billing
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Python Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Celery
1 7 (46.67%) SQLAlchemy
1 7 (46.67%) Twisted
1 7 (46.67%) wxWidgets
2 6 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
2 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Ubuntu
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (40.00%) Task Automation
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (20.00%) Presales
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) DoDAF
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) SABSA
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) C
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSA
1 5 (33.33%) MCSE
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) RHCE
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) COBIT
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Docker
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) vCloud
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Ansible
2 7 (46.67%) HAProxy
3 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (13.33%) arcserve
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Veeam