The first table below looks at the demand for vCloud skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 107 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.057% -
As % of the System Software category 1.58% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-19.28% +11.50%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
190 253 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.58% 14.49% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 180 204 117
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vCloud
West Midlands

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vCloud across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

vCloud
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vCloud across the Birmingham region.

vCloud Salary Trend in Birmingham

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing vCloud also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vCloud.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) vSphere
3 6 (75.00%) VCAP
3 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) FlexPod
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) NCDA
5 3 (37.50%) NCIE
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) XenServer
5 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Dell
5 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (25.00%) CLARiiON
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Celerra
6 2 (25.00%) MCTS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing vCloud also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vCloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) VPLS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (25.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (25.00%) Celerra
2 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) VCAP
3 3 (37.50%) NCDA
3 3 (37.50%) NCIE
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) MCTS
4 2 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (25.00%) VCDX
4 2 (25.00%) HP AIS
4 2 (25.00%) HP ASE
4 2 (25.00%) HP MASE
4 2 (25.00%) CCEE
4 2 (25.00%) CCIA
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenServer
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Dell
5 3 (37.50%) EMC