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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 103 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 1.20% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 9.92% 11.33% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 24
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
242 203 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.87% 10.63% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 216 180 239
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 42 (79.25%) VMware
3 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
4 33 (62.26%) Cisco
4 33 (62.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (50.94%) HP
6 27 (50.94%) Hyper-V
7 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
7 25 (47.17%) MS Exchange
8 24 (45.28%) NetApp
9 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (39.62%) Citrix
10 21 (39.62%) SAN
10 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (39.62%) Firewall
11 19 (35.85%) Dell
11 19 (35.85%) Data Centre
12 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (26.42%) SonicWALL
13 14 (26.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (26.42%) IPv4
13 14 (26.42%) CheckPoint
13 14 (26.42%) Forefront TMG
14 13 (24.53%) HP StoreVirtual
14 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
14 13 (24.53%) IPsec
15 12 (22.64%) VMware ESX
15 12 (22.64%) IBM
16 11 (20.75%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (47.17%) MS Exchange
2 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (9.43%) IIS
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) SAN
1 21 (39.62%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) IPv4
3 13 (24.53%) IPsec
4 9 (16.98%) DHCP
4 9 (16.98%) DNS
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.77%) WAN
8 2 (3.77%) Network Security
8 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (3.77%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Consultant
2 10 (18.87%) Architect
3 9 (16.98%) Support Technician
4 7 (13.21%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Data Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Data Centre Architect
6 5 (9.43%) IT Support
6 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) IT Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Installations Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.66%) Data Centre Technician
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Data Centre
2 13 (24.53%) HP StoreVirtual
3 7 (13.21%) Fat Client
3 7 (13.21%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.66%) iSeries
4 3 (5.66%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.77%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.98%) Linux
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.77%) CentOS
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
2 5 (9.43%) Server Building
3 3 (5.66%) Change Management
3 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.77%) Project Management
4 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.77%) Network Design
4 2 (3.77%) Line Management
5 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.89%) QMS
5 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (20.75%) MCSE
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.32%) MCSA
3 6 (11.32%) CCNA
3 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.43%) VCAP
4 5 (9.43%) VCDX
5 3 (5.66%) MCITP
6 2 (3.77%) MCP
6 2 (3.77%) NCDA
6 2 (3.77%) NCIE
7 1 (1.89%) CCDP
7 1 (1.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
2 33 (62.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (50.94%) Hyper-V
4 14 (26.42%) Forefront TMG
5 12 (22.64%) VMware ESX
6 11 (20.75%) Terminal Services
6 11 (20.75%) XenApp
6 11 (20.75%) XenDesktop
7 6 (11.32%) vCloud
8 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (3.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCCM
2 6 (11.32%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.89%) Opsview
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) VMware
2 33 (62.26%) Cisco
3 27 (50.94%) HP
4 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
5 24 (45.28%) NetApp
6 21 (39.62%) Citrix
7 19 (35.85%) Dell
8 14 (26.42%) SonicWALL
8 14 (26.42%) CheckPoint
9 12 (22.64%) IBM
10 6 (11.32%) 3PAR
11 4 (7.55%) Veeam
12 2 (3.77%) EMC
12 2 (3.77%) Juniper
12 2 (3.77%) Nimble Storage
13 1 (1.89%) CommVault
13 1 (1.89%) Novell
13 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.89%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000
Posted: 25 days ago