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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 85 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 37 23 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.08% 1.54% 2.46%
As % of the System Software category 17.79% 13.29% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 26
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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
208 173 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.68% 11.58% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 177 150 203
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% -

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 4 March 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 95 (95.96%) VMware
2 83 (83.84%) Windows
3 68 (68.69%) Microsoft
4 66 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 65 (65.66%) Active Directory
5 65 (65.66%) Citrix
5 65 (65.66%) Cisco
6 59 (59.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (56.57%) MS Exchange
8 41 (41.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (37.37%) MCSE
10 34 (34.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 32 (32.32%) XenApp
11 32 (32.32%) SAN
12 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
12 28 (28.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (28.28%) Hyper-V
13 25 (25.25%) NetApp
14 24 (24.24%) EMC
14 24 (24.24%) Firewall
15 23 (23.23%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (23.23%) HP
15 23 (23.23%) XenDesktop
16 21 (21.21%) DHCP
16 21 (21.21%) DNS
17 20 (20.20%) MCSA
17 20 (20.20%) Linux
17 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (19.19%) WAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 56 (56.57%) MS Exchange
2 34 (34.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (17.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.07%) IIS
7 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
8 4 (4.04%) Lync
9 3 (3.03%) Apache
10 1 (1.01%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (16.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.32%) SAN
2 24 (24.24%) Firewall
3 21 (21.21%) DHCP
3 21 (21.21%) DNS
4 19 (19.19%) WAN
5 18 (18.18%) LAN
6 12 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (11.11%) NetScaler
8 8 (8.08%) Network Security
9 6 (6.06%) NAS
10 5 (5.05%) Wireless
11 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
11 4 (4.04%) WAAS
12 3 (3.03%) IPsec
12 3 (3.03%) VoIP
12 3 (3.03%) Ethernet
12 3 (3.03%) IPv4
13 2 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (1.01%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (7.07%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Analyst
2 22 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 19 (19.19%) 3rd Line Support
3 19 (19.19%) Architect
4 18 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (14.14%) Senior Support Engineer
6 12 (12.12%) Support Technician
7 11 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (10.10%) Consultant
9 8 (8.08%) IT Support
9 8 (8.08%) Virtualisation Architect
10 7 (7.07%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (7.07%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) Data Architect
11 6 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) Data Centre Architect
11 6 (6.06%) Data Centre Technician
12 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (5.05%) IT Support Technician
13 4 (4.04%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) GIS
2 6 (6.06%) Handset
3 5 (5.05%) Clustering
4 4 (4.04%) CLARiiON
4 4 (4.04%) Celerra
5 3 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.02%) iSeries
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (83.84%) Windows
2 59 (59.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (20.20%) Linux
3 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.10%) CentOS
4 10 (10.10%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.07%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.05%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.03%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.01%) SUSE
9 1 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (16.16%) Business Continuity
2 13 (13.13%) ITIL
3 8 (8.08%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (8.08%) PRINCE
4 7 (7.07%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.05%) Operations Management
5 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.05%) CRM
6 4 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.02%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (1.01%) Change Control
9 1 (1.01%) Use Case
9 1 (1.01%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.01%) QMS
9 1 (1.01%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.01%) Data Virtualisation
9 1 (1.01%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.04%) PHP
4 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.02%) Perl
5 2 (2.02%) C#
6 1 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (41.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (37.37%) MCSE
3 28 (28.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (23.23%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (20.20%) MCSA
6 16 (16.16%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (14.14%) CCNA
8 11 (11.11%) CCA
8 11 (11.11%) Degree
8 11 (11.11%) CCEE
9 10 (10.10%) VCAP
10 9 (9.09%) CCNP
10 9 (9.09%) VTSP
11 8 (8.08%) CCIA
11 8 (8.08%) CCEA
11 8 (8.08%) MCITP
12 6 (6.06%) MCTS
12 6 (6.06%) VCP5
13 5 (5.05%) NCDA
13 5 (5.05%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (65.66%) Active Directory
3 32 (32.32%) XenApp
4 28 (28.28%) Hyper-V
5 23 (23.23%) XenDesktop
6 16 (16.16%) VMware ESX
7 15 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (12.12%) XenServer
9 10 (10.10%) vCloud
10 5 (5.05%) Terminal Services
11 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (1.01%) SRDF
13 1 (1.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (1.01%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) XenMobile
2 6 (6.06%) SCCM
3 4 (4.04%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.02%) Nagios
5 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.02%) WSUS
6 1 (1.01%) Cacti
6 1 (1.01%) Opsview
6 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 95 (95.96%) VMware
2 68 (68.69%) Microsoft
3 65 (65.66%) Citrix
3 65 (65.66%) Cisco
4 25 (25.25%) NetApp
5 24 (24.24%) EMC
6 23 (23.23%) HP
7 16 (16.16%) IBM
7 16 (16.16%) Juniper
8 13 (13.13%) Dell
9 10 (10.10%) 3PAR
9 10 (10.10%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.04%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.04%) Open-E
10 4 (4.04%) SonicWALL
11 3 (3.03%) Veeam
11 3 (3.03%) Avaya
12 2 (2.02%) AppSense
13 1 (1.01%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.01%) F5
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Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens & PDP
Posted: 5 days ago
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