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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 108 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 20 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% 1.88% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 8.89% 13.82% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 14
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £74,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%
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
225 246 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.88% 13.60% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 185 223 154
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 10 February 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 28 (82.35%) VMware
2 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows Server
3 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (52.94%) SAN
5 18 (52.94%) Firewall
6 17 (50.00%) Cisco
7 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
8 15 (44.12%) IPv4
8 15 (44.12%) LAN
8 15 (44.12%) WAN
9 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
9 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (35.29%) NetApp
11 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
11 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
12 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
12 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
13 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (26.47%) SLA
13 9 (26.47%) CCNP
13 9 (26.47%) Citrix
13 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (26.47%) Juniper
14 8 (23.53%) HP
14 8 (23.53%) DNS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) assyst
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
1 18 (52.94%) SAN
2 15 (44.12%) IPv4
2 15 (44.12%) LAN
2 15 (44.12%) WAN
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (23.53%) DHCP
4 8 (23.53%) DNS
5 7 (20.59%) Network Security
6 6 (17.65%) IPsec
6 6 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 5 (14.71%) NetScaler
8 3 (8.82%) VPN
9 2 (5.88%) NetScreen
9 2 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (5.88%) Wireless
10 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.94%) Skype
10 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Installations Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.94%) Handset
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
1 25 (73.53%) Windows Server
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.94%) CentOS
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Validation
2 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CCNP
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (17.65%) MCSA
3 6 (17.65%) MCSE
4 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) CCNA
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 7 (20.59%) XenApp
5 6 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (17.65%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) EdgeSight
2 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) VMware
2 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco
4 12 (35.29%) NetApp
5 9 (26.47%) Citrix
5 9 (26.47%) Juniper
6 8 (23.53%) HP
7 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 6 (17.65%) Dell
7 6 (17.65%) SonicWALL
8 3 (8.82%) IBM
8 3 (8.82%) Symantec
9 2 (5.88%) Cyberoam
9 2 (5.88%) Open-E
9 2 (5.88%) SAP
9 2 (5.88%) Veeam
10 1 (2.94%) Altiris
10 1 (2.94%) AppSense
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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