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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 122 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% 0.47% -
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 4.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £72,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.83%
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
211 175 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.70% 11.76% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 180 152 199
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 3 March 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 15 (93.75%) XenDesktop
2 15 (93.75%) VTSP
2 15 (93.75%) NetApp
2 15 (93.75%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (93.75%) EMC
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) VCAP
3 11 (68.75%) vSphere
4 10 (62.50%) WAAS
4 10 (62.50%) NCDA
4 10 (62.50%) NCIE
4 10 (62.50%) CCEE
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (62.50%) CCA
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 10 (62.50%) MCSE
5 5 (31.25%) CLARiiON
5 5 (31.25%) MCTS
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (31.25%) MCITP
5 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (31.25%) Operations Management

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) WAAS
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 9 (56.25%) Virtualisation Architect
3 6 (37.50%) Consultant
4 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (31.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 5 (31.25%) Storage Architect
4 5 (31.25%) Technology Consultant
4 5 (31.25%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 5 (31.25%) FlexPod Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CLARiiON
1 5 (31.25%) Celerra
1 5 (31.25%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Operations Management
2 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (93.75%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (93.75%) VTSP
3 11 (68.75%) VCAP
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (62.50%) NCDA
4 10 (62.50%) NCIE
4 10 (62.50%) CCEE
4 10 (62.50%) MCSE
4 10 (62.50%) CCA
5 5 (31.25%) CCEA
5 5 (31.25%) MCTS
5 5 (31.25%) MCITP
5 5 (31.25%) CCIA
5 5 (31.25%) VCP5
6 1 (6.25%) VCDX
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 15 (93.75%) XenDesktop
3 11 (68.75%) vSphere
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) XenMobile
2 4 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) NetApp
2 15 (93.75%) EMC
3 5 (31.25%) 3PAR
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Novell
4 1 (6.25%) Computacenter