The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 101 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.31% 1.27% 1.44%
As % of the System Software category 13.33% 9.96% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 21
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £36,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
195 261 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.80% 12.74% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 168 243 141
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
West Midlands

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 30 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 53 (98.15%) VMware
2 43 (79.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (72.22%) Citrix
4 31 (57.41%) Windows
5 30 (55.56%) Cisco
6 29 (53.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (42.59%) XenDesktop
9 22 (40.74%) NetApp
9 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
11 20 (37.04%) XenApp
12 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
13 18 (33.33%) VCAP
14 17 (31.48%) NCDA
14 17 (31.48%) HP
14 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (29.63%) Citrix Certification
15 16 (29.63%) SAN
15 16 (29.63%) NCIE
16 15 (27.78%) SQL
17 14 (25.93%) MCITP
18 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (24.07%) VCDX
19 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
19 12 (22.22%) VTSP
19 12 (22.22%) NetScaler

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 21 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (14.81%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) SAN
2 12 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (22.22%) WAN
3 11 (20.37%) LAN
3 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
3 11 (20.37%) VPN
3 11 (20.37%) Firewall
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (14.81%) VLAN
5 7 (12.96%) Ethernet
5 7 (12.96%) MPLS
6 6 (11.11%) Wireless
7 5 (9.26%) DNS
7 5 (9.26%) DHCP
8 4 (7.41%) iSCSI
8 4 (7.41%) WAAS
9 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Consultant
2 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Storage Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) VMware Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) FlexPod Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (11.11%) Network Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Storage Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Virtualisation Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) FlexPod
2 6 (11.11%) CLARiiON
2 6 (11.11%) Celerra
3 5 (9.26%) Replication
3 5 (9.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.85%) PDA
6 1 (1.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 10 (18.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.70%) Linux
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 5 (9.26%) Network Management
2 5 (9.26%) Validation
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL
3 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.70%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.85%) Data Management
6 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (33.33%) VCAP
3 17 (31.48%) NCDA
3 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (29.63%) Citrix Certification
4 16 (29.63%) NCIE
5 14 (25.93%) MCITP
6 13 (24.07%) VCDX
7 12 (22.22%) VTSP
8 11 (20.37%) MCTS
8 11 (20.37%) CCEE
9 10 (18.52%) CCIA
10 9 (16.67%) CCA
10 9 (16.67%) MCSE
11 8 (14.81%) CCEA
12 5 (9.26%) CCAA
13 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (5.56%) CCNA
15 2 (3.70%) CCIE
15 2 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (79.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (42.59%) XenDesktop
3 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 20 (37.04%) XenApp
4 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
5 10 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (14.81%) XenServer
7 6 (11.11%) vCloud
8 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
8 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCOM
1 8 (14.81%) XenMobile
2 5 (9.26%) Backup Exec
2 5 (9.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) Legato
Vendors
1 53 (98.15%) VMware
2 39 (72.22%) Citrix
3 30 (55.56%) Cisco
4 22 (40.74%) NetApp
5 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
6 17 (31.48%) HP
7 9 (16.67%) Symantec
8 7 (12.96%) EMC
9 6 (11.11%) Dell
10 5 (9.26%) Kaspersky
11 4 (7.41%) IBM
11 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
12 3 (5.56%) Veeam
12 3 (5.56%) AppSense
12 3 (5.56%) Remedy
13 2 (3.70%) Juniper
14 1 (1.85%) ProCurve
14 1 (1.85%) CommVault
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Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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