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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 121 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.10% 1.15% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 9.19% 9.31% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 16
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £32,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
283 247 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.98% 12.36% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 201 215 178
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 24 August 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 51 (91.07%) VMware
2 41 (73.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
4 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 33 (58.93%) WAN
6 32 (57.14%) DHCP
6 32 (57.14%) MS Exchange
7 31 (55.36%) LAN
7 31 (55.36%) DNS
7 31 (55.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (44.64%) SLA
8 25 (44.64%) Windows
8 25 (44.64%) VPN
8 25 (44.64%) Windows Server
9 23 (41.07%) Validation
10 22 (39.29%) assyst
10 22 (39.29%) SCOM
10 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
11 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (35.71%) Mimecast
12 20 (35.71%) Firewall
13 18 (32.14%) Norton AntiVirus
13 18 (32.14%) Symantec
13 18 (32.14%) C
14 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
15 14 (25.00%) Citrix
15 14 (25.00%) SAN
16 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (21.43%) NetApp
17 12 (21.43%) Cisco

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 32 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 31 (55.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.71%) IIS
5 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
6 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.36%) SAS
7 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (39.29%) assyst
2 1 (1.79%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.79%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Mimecast
2 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.14%) Office 365
3 4 (7.14%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (58.93%) WAN
2 32 (57.14%) DHCP
3 31 (55.36%) DNS
3 31 (55.36%) LAN
4 25 (44.64%) VPN
5 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
6 20 (35.71%) Firewall
7 14 (25.00%) SAN
8 9 (16.07%) NetScaler
9 8 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (12.50%) IPv4
11 6 (10.71%) Network Security
11 6 (10.71%) VoIP
12 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (8.93%) Skype
13 4 (7.14%) MPLS
13 4 (7.14%) NAS
13 4 (7.14%) Wireless
13 4 (7.14%) WLAN
13 4 (7.14%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (5.36%) Law
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 19 (33.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Exchange Support
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Field Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Installations Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Server Support
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) JSON
1 1 (1.79%) RESTful
1 1 (1.79%) SOAP
1 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Windows
1 25 (44.64%) Windows Server
2 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.93%) Linux
7 4 (7.14%) Unix
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.79%) Android
9 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Validation
2 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (8.93%) Presales
3 5 (8.93%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (8.93%) Use Case
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL
4 4 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (5.36%) BCP
5 3 (5.36%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.36%) Change Control
5 3 (5.36%) Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.57%) Web Filtering
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.79%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) C
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) VCAP
3 5 (8.93%) CCNA
3 5 (8.93%) CCNP
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (7.14%) MCSA
4 4 (7.14%) MCSE
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (44.64%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (73.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.07%) XenApp
5 8 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 6 (10.71%) vCloud
7 4 (7.14%) XenServer
8 2 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (39.29%) SCOM
2 18 (32.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (10.71%) vRealize
4 5 (8.93%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (91.07%) VMware
2 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (32.14%) Symantec
4 14 (25.00%) Citrix
5 12 (21.43%) Cisco
5 12 (21.43%) NetApp
6 8 (14.29%) HP
7 6 (10.71%) Dell
7 6 (10.71%) Juniper
7 6 (10.71%) SonicWALL
7 6 (10.71%) Veeam
8 4 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (7.14%) Altiris
8 4 (7.14%) AppSense
8 4 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless
9 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.79%) Sage
10 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
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