The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 103 109 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 23 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 1.15% 2.15%
As % of the System Software category 9.87% 9.21% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 35
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,900 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
233 239 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.43% 12.47% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 156 198 222
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,507 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 53 (98.15%) VMware
2 49 (90.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (50.00%) Validation
3 27 (50.00%) SLA
4 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
6 21 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (37.04%) Citrix
8 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
9 17 (31.48%) LAN
9 17 (31.48%) WAN
9 17 (31.48%) XenApp
10 16 (29.63%) Windows
11 15 (27.78%) DHCP
11 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
11 15 (27.78%) VPN
11 15 (27.78%) DNS
11 15 (27.78%) Cisco
11 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (27.78%) NetScaler
11 15 (27.78%) EdgeSight
11 15 (27.78%) assyst
11 15 (27.78%) SCOM
12 14 (25.93%) SAN
12 14 (25.93%) NetApp
12 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
13 13 (24.07%) Symantec
14 12 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (22.22%) C
14 12 (22.22%) Mimecast

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
2 21 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (27.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Mimecast
2 9 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) LAN
1 17 (31.48%) WAN
2 15 (27.78%) DHCP
2 15 (27.78%) DNS
2 15 (27.78%) NetScaler
2 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 15 (27.78%) VPN
3 14 (25.93%) SAN
4 11 (20.37%) Firewall
4 11 (20.37%) IPv4
5 9 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (5.56%) IPsec
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.70%) IPv6
7 2 (3.70%) NAS
7 2 (3.70%) Network Security
7 2 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) DbUnit
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
1 8 (14.81%) jMock
1 8 (14.81%) JUnit
1 8 (14.81%) Maven
1 8 (14.81%) Mockito
1 8 (14.81%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (1.85%) Advertising
1 1 (1.85%) Banking
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Citrix Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.85%) IT Manager
8 1 (1.85%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) J2EE
1 8 (14.81%) jBPM
1 8 (14.81%) PowerMock
1 8 (14.81%) REST
1 8 (14.81%) RESTful
1 8 (14.81%) SOAP
1 8 (14.81%) Spring
1 8 (14.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.41%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.85%) CCTV
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.70%) Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Validation
2 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.81%) BDD
2 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
2 8 (14.81%) Kanban
2 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
2 8 (14.81%) OO
2 8 (14.81%) Scrum
2 8 (14.81%) TDD
2 8 (14.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 7 (12.96%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (3.70%) Use Case
5 1 (1.85%) DevOps
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL
5 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) C
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 8 (14.81%) Java
4 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.56%) CCNA
3 3 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) CCNP
4 2 (3.70%) MCSA
4 2 (3.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (90.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 17 (31.48%) XenApp
4 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
5 9 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.70%) vCloud
8 1 (1.85%) Docker
8 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) EdgeSight
1 15 (27.78%) SCOM
2 12 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 53 (98.15%) VMware
2 20 (37.04%) Citrix
3 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.78%) Cisco
5 14 (25.93%) NetApp
6 13 (24.07%) Symantec
7 10 (18.52%) Dell
7 10 (18.52%) HP
8 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 9 (16.67%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.56%) Altiris
9 3 (5.56%) AppSense
10 2 (3.70%) Juniper
11 1 (1.85%) EMC
11 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.85%) SolidFire