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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 99 89 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 30 28 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.66% 1.55% 2.86%
As % of the System Software category 18.40% 15.56% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 37
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,700 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -2.94%
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
163 180 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.03% 9.96% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 132 170 243
Average salary £36,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.21% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 April 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 60 (90.91%) Windows
1 60 (90.91%) VMware
2 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 44 (66.67%) Cisco
3 44 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 42 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (51.52%) MS Exchange
7 30 (45.45%) Citrix
8 25 (37.88%) Firewall
9 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (34.85%) SAN
9 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
10 21 (31.82%) MCSE
11 20 (30.30%) HP
12 19 (28.79%) Linux
12 19 (28.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (27.27%) VMware ESX
13 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (24.24%) Hyper-V
16 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (22.73%) CCNA
16 15 (22.73%) NetApp
17 14 (21.21%) Dell
17 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
18 13 (19.70%) MCSA
18 13 (19.70%) IBM
18 13 (19.70%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (51.52%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.58%) IIS
5 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.55%) Apache
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) Firewall
2 23 (34.85%) SAN
3 12 (18.18%) DHCP
3 12 (18.18%) DNS
4 10 (15.15%) WAN
5 8 (12.12%) LAN
6 7 (10.61%) IPsec
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (9.09%) IPv4
8 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.58%) Network Security
9 3 (4.55%) NAS
9 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.52%) VoIP
10 1 (1.52%) VPN
10 1 (1.52%) SSL
10 1 (1.52%) Wireless
10 1 (1.52%) MPLS
10 1 (1.52%) OSPF
10 1 (1.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Support Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Support Technician
4 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (12.12%) Architect
6 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Data Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) IT Support
7 6 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Data Centre Technician
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (7.58%) Network Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Clustering
2 4 (6.06%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.06%) iSeries
2 4 (6.06%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.06%) Handset
3 2 (3.03%) GIS
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 60 (90.91%) Windows
2 42 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (28.79%) Linux
3 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (15.15%) CentOS
6 7 (10.61%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (15.15%) Business Continuity
3 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.06%) ITIL
6 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.03%) PRINCE
7 2 (3.03%) Network Design
8 1 (1.52%) Use Case
8 1 (1.52%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.52%) QMS
8 1 (1.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.03%) Perl
4 2 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (31.82%) MCSE
3 19 (28.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (22.73%) CCNA
6 13 (19.70%) MCSA
7 4 (6.06%) CCNP
7 4 (6.06%) MCITP
8 3 (4.55%) Degree
9 2 (3.03%) MCP
10 1 (1.52%) RHCE
10 1 (1.52%) CCDP
10 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.52%) VCDX
10 1 (1.52%) NCDA
10 1 (1.52%) NCIE
10 1 (1.52%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 40 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (27.27%) VMware ESX
4 16 (24.24%) Hyper-V
5 13 (19.70%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (18.18%) XenApp
7 8 (12.12%) XenDesktop
8 7 (10.61%) Terminal Services
9 6 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (4.55%) XenServer
11 2 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) SCCM
2 5 (7.58%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.03%) WSUS
4 2 (3.03%) Nagios
5 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.52%) Cacti
5 1 (1.52%) Opsview
Vendors
1 60 (90.91%) VMware
2 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 44 (66.67%) Cisco
4 30 (45.45%) Citrix
5 20 (30.30%) HP
6 15 (22.73%) NetApp
7 14 (21.21%) Dell
8 13 (19.70%) IBM
9 11 (16.67%) Juniper
10 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
11 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
11 6 (9.09%) EMC
11 6 (9.09%) SonicWALL
11 6 (9.09%) Veeam
11 6 (9.09%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.52%) F5
12 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.52%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.52%) Avaya
12 1 (1.52%) Symantec
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