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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 82 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 48 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.38% 1.15% 1.62%
As % of the System Software category 19.59% 8.97% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 17
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
245 234 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.13% 12.82% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 219 202 171
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 93 (94.90%) VMware
2 75 (76.53%) Citrix
3 70 (71.43%) Windows
4 68 (69.39%) Microsoft
5 65 (66.33%) Active Directory
5 65 (66.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 62 (63.27%) MS Exchange
7 57 (58.16%) Cisco
8 49 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (46.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 42 (42.86%) MCSE
11 38 (38.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 37 (37.76%) XenApp
13 34 (34.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 34 (34.69%) Hyper-V
14 33 (33.67%) XenDesktop
15 31 (31.63%) EMC
15 31 (31.63%) SAN
16 30 (30.61%) NetApp
17 28 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
18 27 (27.55%) Exchange Server 2003
19 25 (25.51%) Exchange Server 2007
20 24 (24.49%) SQL Server
21 23 (23.47%) CCA
22 21 (21.43%) WAN
22 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
23 20 (20.41%) Firewall
24 18 (18.37%) LAN
24 18 (18.37%) HP
24 18 (18.37%) Cisco Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 62 (63.27%) MS Exchange
2 38 (38.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (27.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (25.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.10%) Lync
7 4 (4.08%) IIS
7 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.63%) SAN
2 21 (21.43%) WAN
3 20 (20.41%) Firewall
4 18 (18.37%) LAN
5 17 (17.35%) DHCP
5 17 (17.35%) DNS
6 15 (15.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (14.29%) NetScaler
8 11 (11.22%) WAAS
9 8 (8.16%) Network Security
10 6 (6.12%) NAS
10 6 (6.12%) Wireless
11 4 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (3.06%) IPsec
12 3 (3.06%) VPN
12 3 (3.06%) IPv4
12 3 (3.06%) VoIP
13 2 (2.04%) iSCSI
14 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (1.02%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) ProC
General
1 6 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (1.02%) Back Office
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 24 (24.49%) 3rd Line Support
2 24 (24.49%) Analyst
3 20 (20.41%) Architect
4 18 (18.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 15 (15.31%) Senior Support Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) Virtualisation Architect
6 14 (14.29%) Consultant
7 13 (13.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (11.22%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (11.22%) Storage Architect
8 11 (11.22%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 10 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 7 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (5.10%) Network Engineer
12 5 (5.10%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (5.10%) Citrix Consultant
13 4 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) CLARiiON
1 11 (11.22%) Celerra
2 8 (8.16%) GIS
3 6 (6.12%) Handset
4 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.04%) Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) iSeries
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 70 (71.43%) Windows
2 49 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.27%) Linux
6 8 (8.16%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.16%) CentOS
6 8 (8.16%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.08%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.02%) UNIX
11 1 (1.02%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) Disaster Recovery
1 15 (15.31%) Business Continuity
2 14 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (8.16%) PRINCE
3 8 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (6.12%) CRM
4 6 (6.12%) Validation
5 5 (5.10%) Operations Management
6 4 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.04%) Data Management
8 2 (2.04%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (1.02%) Email Management
9 1 (1.02%) Data Virtualisation
9 1 (1.02%) Use Case
9 1 (1.02%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.02%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.06%) PHP
5 2 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (46.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (42.86%) MCSE
3 34 (34.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (23.47%) CCA
6 18 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (18.37%) VCAP
6 18 (18.37%) VTSP
7 17 (17.35%) MCSA
7 17 (17.35%) MCITP
8 16 (16.33%) CCEA
8 16 (16.33%) CCIA
9 15 (15.31%) MCTS
10 14 (14.29%) CCEE
10 14 (14.29%) NCDA
10 14 (14.29%) NCIE
11 11 (11.22%) Degree
12 9 (9.18%) CCNP
12 9 (9.18%) CCNA
13 6 (6.12%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (66.33%) Active Directory
1 65 (66.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (37.76%) XenApp
3 34 (34.69%) Hyper-V
4 33 (33.67%) XenDesktop
5 16 (16.33%) vCloud
6 11 (11.22%) XenServer
7 10 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.10%) VMware ESX
9 4 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (4.08%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.02%) SRDF
11 1 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (14.29%) XenMobile
2 5 (5.10%) SCOM
3 4 (4.08%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.04%) WSUS
4 2 (2.04%) Legato
5 1 (1.02%) Nagios
5 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.02%) SCCM
5 1 (1.02%) Cacti
Vendors
1 93 (94.90%) VMware
2 75 (76.53%) Citrix
3 68 (69.39%) Microsoft
4 57 (58.16%) Cisco
5 31 (31.63%) EMC
6 30 (30.61%) NetApp
7 18 (18.37%) HP
8 15 (15.31%) Juniper
9 11 (11.22%) 3PAR
10 10 (10.20%) Dell
11 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
12 6 (6.12%) Symantec
12 6 (6.12%) IBM
13 5 (5.10%) CheckPoint
13 5 (5.10%) SonicWALL
14 4 (4.08%) AppSense
14 4 (4.08%) Open-E
15 3 (3.06%) Avaya
16 2 (2.04%) CommVault
16 2 (2.04%) Veeam
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