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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 108 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 18 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.02% 1.70% 2.66%
As % of the System Software category 10.78% 17.42% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 36
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £28,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £55,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
167 178 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.44% 9.77% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 143 171 217
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (91.07%) Windows
2 50 (89.29%) VMware
3 41 (73.21%) Cisco
4 36 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
7 32 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (44.64%) MS Exchange
8 25 (44.64%) Firewall
9 21 (37.50%) Citrix
10 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
11 19 (33.93%) HP
11 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (32.14%) MCSE
12 18 (32.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (30.36%) VMware ESX
13 17 (30.36%) Linux
14 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (28.57%) SAN
14 16 (28.57%) NetApp
14 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (26.79%) CCNA
15 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
16 13 (23.21%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (21.43%) IBM
17 12 (21.43%) SLA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (44.64%) MS Exchange
2 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.93%) IIS
5 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.36%) Apache
7 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (44.64%) Firewall
2 16 (28.57%) SAN
3 9 (16.07%) DNS
3 9 (16.07%) DHCP
4 8 (14.29%) IPsec
5 7 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (12.50%) IPv4
6 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
7 3 (5.36%) WAN
8 1 (1.79%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.79%) DMVPN
8 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.79%) Wireless
8 1 (1.79%) VLAN
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.79%) MPLS
8 1 (1.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Support Technician
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Data Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Data Centre Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Data Centre Technician
7 5 (8.93%) IT Support
7 5 (8.93%) Network Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Server Support
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.36%) Installations Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Fat Client
1 5 (8.93%) Clustering
1 5 (8.93%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.36%) iSeries
2 3 (5.36%) Handset
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (91.07%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (30.36%) Linux
5 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (17.86%) CentOS
7 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
3 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) Network Design
5 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.79%) QMS
6 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.79%) Change Control
6 1 (1.79%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.79%) Change Management
6 1 (1.79%) Use Case
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) Perl
4 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (32.14%) MCSE
2 18 (32.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (26.79%) CCNA
5 11 (19.64%) MCSA
6 3 (5.36%) MCITP
7 2 (3.57%) MCP
7 2 (3.57%) CCNP
7 2 (3.57%) NCDA
7 2 (3.57%) NCIE
8 1 (1.79%) VCDX
8 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) VCAP
8 1 (1.79%) Degree
8 1 (1.79%) RHCE
8 1 (1.79%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 32 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (30.36%) VMware ESX
4 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
5 13 (23.21%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 8 (14.29%) XenApp
7 7 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (12.50%) Terminal Services
8 3 (5.36%) XenServer
8 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.57%) Nagios
5 1 (1.79%) Cacti
5 1 (1.79%) Opsview
5 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (89.29%) VMware
2 41 (73.21%) Cisco
3 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
4 21 (37.50%) Citrix
5 19 (33.93%) HP
6 16 (28.57%) NetApp
7 12 (21.43%) IBM
7 12 (21.43%) Dell
8 9 (16.07%) Juniper
8 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
9 7 (12.50%) SonicWALL
9 7 (12.50%) CheckPoint
10 6 (10.71%) 3PAR
11 4 (7.14%) Veeam
12 2 (3.57%) EMC
13 1 (1.79%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.79%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.79%) F5
13 1 (1.79%) Computacenter
13 1 (1.79%) Novell
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