The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 111 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 21 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 1.31% 1.27%
As % of the System Software category 8.24% 13.13% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 20
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,100 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
vSphere
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
255 198 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.57% 9.94% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 226 171 243
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

vSphere
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Birmingham

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 43 (89.58%) Windows
2 37 (77.08%) Active Directory
3 33 (68.75%) VMware
4 31 (64.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (64.58%) Hyper-V
5 29 (60.42%) HP
6 28 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (56.25%) Cisco
7 27 (56.25%) MS Exchange
7 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (54.17%) SAN
8 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (54.17%) NetApp
9 24 (50.00%) Dell
10 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
11 22 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2003
12 21 (43.75%) Firewall
13 18 (37.50%) IPv4
14 17 (35.42%) CheckPoint
14 17 (35.42%) SonicWALL
14 17 (35.42%) Forefront TMG
15 16 (33.33%) HP StoreVirtual
15 16 (33.33%) Citrix
16 15 (31.25%) IPsec
17 13 (27.08%) Terminal Services
18 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
18 11 (22.92%) XenApp
18 11 (22.92%) XenDesktop
18 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
18 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2013

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing vSphere 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 vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 22 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) Apache
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (54.17%) SAN
2 21 (43.75%) Firewall
3 18 (37.50%) IPv4
4 15 (31.25%) IPsec
5 8 (16.67%) DNS
5 8 (16.67%) DHCP
6 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.25%) Network Security
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.17%) WAN
9 1 (2.08%) LAN
9 1 (2.08%) VoIP
9 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Consultant
2 7 (14.58%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) IT Support
5 4 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) HP StoreVirtual
2 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
3 8 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 8 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.25%) iSeries
4 3 (6.25%) Clustering
5 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.17%) HP Storage
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 43 (89.58%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.42%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 5 (10.42%) Server Building
3 3 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.17%) Network Design
4 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.08%) QMS
5 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (14.58%) MCSE
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.33%) VCAP
3 4 (8.33%) VCDX
3 4 (8.33%) MCSA
4 3 (6.25%) MCITP
5 2 (4.17%) MCP
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) NCDA
5 2 (4.17%) NCIE
6 1 (2.08%) CCDP
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (77.08%) Active Directory
2 31 (64.58%) Hyper-V
3 28 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (35.42%) Forefront TMG
5 13 (27.08%) Terminal Services
6 11 (22.92%) XenApp
6 11 (22.92%) XenDesktop
7 8 (16.67%) VMware ESX
8 5 (10.42%) vCloud
9 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 6 (12.50%) SCCM
3 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.08%) Opsview
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) VMware
2 29 (60.42%) HP
3 27 (56.25%) Cisco
4 26 (54.17%) NetApp
5 24 (50.00%) Dell
6 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
7 17 (35.42%) SonicWALL
7 17 (35.42%) CheckPoint
8 16 (33.33%) Citrix
9 9 (18.75%) IBM
10 5 (10.42%) Veeam
11 3 (6.25%) 3PAR
12 2 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (4.17%) EMC
13 1 (2.08%) Juniper
13 1 (2.08%) CommVault
13 1 (2.08%) Symantec
13 1 (2.08%) ProCurve
13 1 (2.08%) AppSense
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago