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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 103 107 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 16 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 1.20% 2.17%
As % of the System Software category 8.47% 10.28% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 34
Median salary £42,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%

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
189 253 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.78% 11.66% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 137 208 199
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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 26 February 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 45 (91.84%) VMware
2 43 (87.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (44.90%) MS Exchange
3 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
4 21 (42.86%) Validation
4 21 (42.86%) SLA
5 19 (38.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (38.78%) Windows
5 19 (38.78%) Citrix
6 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
7 17 (34.69%) SAN
7 17 (34.69%) Cisco
8 16 (32.65%) NetApp
8 16 (32.65%) XenApp
9 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (28.57%) NetScaler
10 14 (28.57%) Dell
10 14 (28.57%) EdgeSight
11 13 (26.53%) HP
11 13 (26.53%) Firewall
11 13 (26.53%) IPv4
11 13 (26.53%) Hyper-V
12 12 (24.49%) Forefront TMG
12 12 (24.49%) SonicWALL
12 12 (24.49%) CheckPoint
12 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
14 9 (18.37%) WAN
14 9 (18.37%) LAN

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 22 (44.90%) MS Exchange
2 19 (38.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (14.29%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
4 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) SAN
2 14 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 13 (26.53%) Firewall
3 13 (26.53%) IPv4
4 9 (18.37%) LAN
4 9 (18.37%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (18.37%) WAN
5 7 (14.29%) DHCP
5 7 (14.29%) DNS
5 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (14.29%) VPN
6 6 (12.24%) IPsec
7 3 (6.12%) NAS
8 2 (4.08%) IPv6
8 2 (4.08%) Network Security
8 2 (4.08%) VoIP
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) DbUnit
1 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
1 8 (16.33%) jMock
1 8 (16.33%) JUnit
1 8 (16.33%) Maven
1 8 (16.33%) Mockito
1 8 (16.33%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Installations Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) IT Manager
9 1 (2.04%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) J2EE
1 8 (16.33%) jBPM
1 8 (16.33%) PowerMock
1 8 (16.33%) REST
1 8 (16.33%) RESTful
1 8 (16.33%) SOAP
1 8 (16.33%) Spring
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (12.24%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.04%) CCTV
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
4 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.08%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Validation
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) BDD
2 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (16.33%) Kanban
2 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
2 8 (16.33%) OO
2 8 (16.33%) Scrum
2 8 (16.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 8 (16.33%) TDD
2 8 (16.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL
4 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.04%) DevOps
4 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Java
3 7 (14.29%) C
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (87.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
3 16 (32.65%) XenApp
4 13 (26.53%) Hyper-V
5 12 (24.49%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (18.37%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.04%) Docker
8 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) EdgeSight
2 8 (16.33%) SCOM
3 7 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.04%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 45 (91.84%) VMware
2 19 (38.78%) Citrix
3 17 (34.69%) Cisco
4 16 (32.65%) NetApp
5 14 (28.57%) Dell
6 13 (26.53%) HP
7 12 (24.49%) CheckPoint
7 12 (24.49%) SonicWALL
8 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.33%) Symantec
10 2 (4.08%) EMC
11 1 (2.04%) CommVault
11 1 (2.04%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (2.04%) Juniper
11 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.04%) SolidFire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago