The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 38 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.25% 4.09% 1.94%
As % of the System Software category 11.94% 33.33% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 6
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  

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 Slough with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 67 63 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 18.82% 12.26% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 177 135 119
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,850 £29,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,600 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Slough

vSphere
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Slough.

Salary trend for vSphere in Slough

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Slough over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 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 Slough region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 15 (88.24%) Windows
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
3 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (52.94%) High Availability
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
6 8 (47.06%) DNS
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (41.18%) DevOps
8 6 (35.29%) Puppet
8 6 (35.29%) Linux
8 6 (35.29%) WSUS
8 6 (35.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
9 5 (29.41%) Web Services
9 5 (29.41%) Office 365
10 4 (23.53%) People Management
10 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (23.53%) SaaS
11 3 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (11.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 2 (11.76%) vRealize
12 2 (11.76%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (11.76%) VSAN

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (35.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (29.41%) Office 365
5 4 (23.53%) SaaS
6 3 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (11.76%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (11.76%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) VSAN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Support
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Support
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) IT Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) IT Support
1 5 (29.41%) IT Support Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Support
1 5 (29.41%) Principal Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Team Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) FlexPod
1 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (11.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) High Availability
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) People Management
4 2 (11.76%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.76%) Demand Management
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Presales
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) VCDX
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Docker
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) vCloud
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) WSUS
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Nimsoft
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp