The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 123 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 19 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.81% - -
As % of the System Software category 8.02% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £67,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £52,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -0.47%
vCloud
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
237 284 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.10% 13.46% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 191 259 169
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 30 October 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
1 28 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (96.43%) Hyper-V
2 27 (96.43%) XenDesktop
2 27 (96.43%) VTSP
2 27 (96.43%) NetApp
2 27 (96.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 27 (96.43%) EMC
2 27 (96.43%) Citrix
2 27 (96.43%) Citrix Certification
3 22 (78.57%) CCA
3 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 22 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 22 (78.57%) WAAS
3 22 (78.57%) NCDA
3 22 (78.57%) NCIE
4 17 (60.71%) vSphere
4 17 (60.71%) VCAP
4 17 (60.71%) MCSE
4 17 (60.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (53.57%) CCEE
6 12 (42.86%) CCEA
6 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (42.86%) Celerra
6 12 (42.86%) CLARiiON
6 12 (42.86%) MCTS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) WAAS
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Architect
2 16 (57.14%) Virtualisation Architect
3 13 (46.43%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (42.86%) Storage Architect
4 12 (42.86%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 11 (39.29%) Consultant
6 10 (35.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 10 (35.71%) Technology Consultant
6 10 (35.71%) FlexPod Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) CLARiiON
1 12 (42.86%) Celerra
2 10 (35.71%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Operations Management
2 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
2 1 (3.57%) High Availability
2 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) Citrix Certification
1 27 (96.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 27 (96.43%) VTSP
2 22 (78.57%) NCDA
2 22 (78.57%) NCIE
2 22 (78.57%) CCA
3 17 (60.71%) MCSE
3 17 (60.71%) VCAP
3 17 (60.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (53.57%) CCEE
5 12 (42.86%) CCIA
5 12 (42.86%) MCTS
5 12 (42.86%) MCITP
5 12 (42.86%) CCEA
6 5 (17.86%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (96.43%) Hyper-V
2 27 (96.43%) XenDesktop
3 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 17 (60.71%) vSphere
5 5 (17.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) XenMobile
2 4 (14.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (96.43%) EMC
2 27 (96.43%) Citrix
2 27 (96.43%) NetApp
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) 3PAR
4 5 (17.86%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) IBM