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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 83 85 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 51 42 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.20% 1.95% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 23.18% 14.84% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 14
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £45,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
220 283 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.48% 13.17% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 178 260 137
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 67 (95.71%) VMware
2 55 (78.57%) Citrix
3 54 (77.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (58.57%) MS Exchange
5 40 (57.14%) Windows
5 40 (57.14%) Cisco
6 36 (51.43%) XenDesktop
7 35 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 34 (48.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
9 33 (47.14%) NetApp
10 30 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (41.43%) XenApp
12 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (38.57%) Citrix Certification
12 27 (38.57%) Exchange Server 2003
13 25 (35.71%) VCAP
14 24 (34.29%) Hyper-V
14 24 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (32.86%) MCSE
16 22 (31.43%) CCA
16 22 (31.43%) VTSP
17 20 (28.57%) SQL
18 19 (27.14%) NCDA
18 19 (27.14%) NCIE
18 19 (27.14%) Cisco Nexus
19 18 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2007
20 17 (24.29%) MCITP
21 16 (22.86%) MCTS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 41 (58.57%) MS Exchange
2 30 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (38.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (11.43%) IIS
6 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (22.86%) SAN
3 15 (21.43%) NetScaler
4 12 (17.14%) Firewall
5 11 (15.71%) WAN
5 11 (15.71%) WAAS
6 9 (12.86%) LAN
7 8 (11.43%) VPN
7 8 (11.43%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (10.00%) DNS
8 7 (10.00%) DHCP
9 5 (7.14%) VLAN
10 4 (5.71%) iSCSI
10 4 (5.71%) Wireless
10 4 (5.71%) MPLS
10 4 (5.71%) Ethernet
11 3 (4.29%) IPv4
12 2 (2.86%) IPsec
12 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) ProC
General
1 6 (8.57%) Law
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
2 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Consultant
2 19 (27.14%) Architect
3 14 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 13 (18.57%) Support Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (15.71%) Storage Architect
5 11 (15.71%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 10 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (11.43%) Storage Consultant
8 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (8.57%) VMware Consultant
9 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) FlexPod Consultant
10 5 (7.14%) Network Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Analyst
10 5 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (5.71%) Network Analyst
11 4 (5.71%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) CLARiiON
1 11 (15.71%) Celerra
2 8 (11.43%) FlexPod
3 5 (7.14%) Replication
4 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) Handset
7 1 (1.43%) GIS
7 1 (1.43%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.14%) Windows
2 30 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.86%) Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.43%) SUSE
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.57%) Validation
2 4 (5.71%) CRM
2 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (5.71%) Network Management
3 3 (4.29%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (4.29%) Operations Management
3 3 (4.29%) ITIL
3 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
3 3 (4.29%) Data Management
4 1 (1.43%) Supplier Management
4 1 (1.43%) Business Continuity
4 1 (1.43%) Security Management
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE
4 1 (1.43%) Change Management
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (1.43%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (1.43%) Email Management
4 1 (1.43%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 27 (38.57%) Citrix Certification
3 25 (35.71%) VCAP
4 24 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (32.86%) MCSE
6 22 (31.43%) CCA
6 22 (31.43%) VTSP
7 19 (27.14%) NCDA
7 19 (27.14%) NCIE
8 17 (24.29%) MCITP
9 16 (22.86%) MCTS
10 15 (21.43%) CCEA
10 15 (21.43%) CCIA
11 13 (18.57%) CCEE
12 11 (15.71%) VCDX
13 3 (4.29%) VCP5
13 3 (4.29%) MCSA
14 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (2.86%) CCAA
15 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (77.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (51.43%) XenDesktop
3 35 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 29 (41.43%) XenApp
5 24 (34.29%) Hyper-V
6 14 (20.00%) vCloud
7 8 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (11.43%) XenServer
8 4 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.43%) SRDF
11 1 (1.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) XenMobile
2 9 (12.86%) SCOM
3 4 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.29%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.29%) Legato
5 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (95.71%) VMware
2 55 (78.57%) Citrix
3 40 (57.14%) Cisco
4 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
4 33 (47.14%) NetApp
5 16 (22.86%) EMC
6 15 (21.43%) HP
7 11 (15.71%) Symantec
7 11 (15.71%) 3PAR
8 5 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.14%) SonicWALL
9 4 (5.71%) AppSense
9 4 (5.71%) Dell
9 4 (5.71%) Kaspersky
10 3 (4.29%) IBM
10 3 (4.29%) CommVault
11 2 (2.86%) Remedy
12 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.43%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.43%) Avaya
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