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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 110 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 35 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.44% 1.54% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 16.77% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 27
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,750 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
280 167 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.52% 9.17% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 209 138 181
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 5 May 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 50 (90.91%) VMware
2 36 (65.45%) Windows
2 36 (65.45%) Windows Server
3 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
4 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
5 31 (56.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (52.73%) WAN
6 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (50.91%) MS Exchange
7 28 (50.91%) LAN
8 24 (43.64%) Firewall
9 23 (41.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (36.36%) DHCP
10 20 (36.36%) DNS
10 20 (36.36%) SLA
10 20 (36.36%) SAN
11 19 (34.55%) Cisco
12 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
12 17 (30.91%) VPN
13 16 (29.09%) Validation
14 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (25.45%) Symantec
15 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
16 13 (23.64%) Citrix
16 13 (23.64%) NetApp
16 13 (23.64%) assyst
16 13 (23.64%) SCOM
17 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (21.82%) Norton AntiVirus

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 28 (50.91%) MS Exchange
2 23 (41.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.91%) Skype for Business
5 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (9.09%) IIS
6 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.64%) SAS
7 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (23.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Mimecast
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.09%) Office 365
4 4 (7.27%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (52.73%) WAN
2 28 (50.91%) LAN
3 24 (43.64%) Firewall
4 20 (36.36%) DHCP
4 20 (36.36%) DNS
4 20 (36.36%) SAN
5 17 (30.91%) VPN
6 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
7 12 (21.82%) IPv4
8 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (14.55%) NetScaler
9 8 (14.55%) Network Security
9 8 (14.55%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (10.91%) Skype
11 5 (9.09%) VoIP
12 4 (7.27%) IPsec
12 4 (7.27%) MPLS
12 4 (7.27%) NAS
12 4 (7.27%) Wireless
12 4 (7.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (3.64%) Law
1 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Exchange Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Installations Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) VMware Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.64%) LAN Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.64%) Handset
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Windows
1 36 (65.45%) Windows Server
2 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.91%) Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Unix
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.64%) CentOS
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Validation
2 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.73%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (7.27%) Presales
6 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.45%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (5.45%) Web Filtering
7 2 (3.64%) BCP
7 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.64%) Change Control
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) Use Case
8 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) C
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (16.36%) CCNP
2 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.91%) MCSA
3 6 (10.91%) MCSE
3 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) VCAP
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
2 31 (56.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (18.18%) XenApp
5 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (7.27%) XenServer
7 3 (5.45%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.64%) vCloud
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) SCOM
2 12 (21.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (7.27%) EdgeSight
4 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.64%) vMotion
4 2 (3.64%) vRealize
4 2 (3.64%) WSUS
5 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (90.91%) VMware
2 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
3 19 (34.55%) Cisco
4 14 (25.45%) Symantec
5 13 (23.64%) Citrix
5 13 (23.64%) NetApp
6 11 (20.00%) Juniper
7 9 (16.36%) HP
8 7 (12.73%) Dell
8 7 (12.73%) SonicWALL
9 5 (9.09%) Veeam
10 4 (7.27%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (7.27%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
11 3 (5.45%) IBM
12 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.82%) Altiris
13 1 (1.82%) AppSense