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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 104 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 23 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 1.64% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 11.86% 12.11% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 16
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £43,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
194 289 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.16% 13.51% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 165 267 132
Average salary £42,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (78.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (74.55%) Citrix
4 33 (60.00%) Windows
5 31 (56.36%) Cisco
6 29 (52.73%) MS Exchange
6 29 (52.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 25 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
8 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (41.82%) NetApp
9 23 (41.82%) XenDesktop
10 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 20 (36.36%) VCAP
12 18 (32.73%) NCDA
12 18 (32.73%) XenApp
12 18 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (30.91%) SQL
13 17 (30.91%) NCIE
14 16 (29.09%) VTSP
14 16 (29.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (29.09%) Citrix Certification
14 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (25.45%) HP
16 13 (23.64%) CCA
16 13 (23.64%) MCSE
16 13 (23.64%) WAN
16 13 (23.64%) SAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (52.73%) MS Exchange
2 25 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (16.36%) IIS
6 2 (3.64%) Apache
6 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (23.64%) WAN
2 13 (23.64%) SAN
3 12 (21.82%) VPN
4 11 (20.00%) LAN
4 11 (20.00%) Firewall
4 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (18.18%) NetScaler
6 9 (16.36%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (14.55%) VLAN
8 7 (12.73%) WAAS
8 7 (12.73%) Ethernet
8 7 (12.73%) MPLS
9 6 (10.91%) Wireless
10 5 (9.09%) iSCSI
10 5 (9.09%) DNS
10 5 (9.09%) DHCP
11 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.82%) NAS
12 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) ProC
General
1 7 (12.73%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Consultant
2 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Architect
4 9 (16.36%) Support Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Storage Consultant
5 8 (14.55%) Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) VMware Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) Storage Architect
6 7 (12.73%) Virtualisation Architect
6 7 (12.73%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.73%) FlexPod Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (10.91%) Network Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) FlexPod
2 7 (12.73%) Celerra
2 7 (12.73%) CLARiiON
3 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.09%) Replication
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) PDA
6 1 (1.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Windows
2 25 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
5 11 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.64%) Linux
10 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.91%) Validation
1 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
2 5 (9.09%) Network Management
3 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (7.27%) ITIL
4 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.64%) Project Management
5 2 (3.64%) Data Management
6 1 (1.82%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.82%) Change Management
6 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (36.36%) VCAP
3 18 (32.73%) NCDA
4 17 (30.91%) NCIE
4 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (29.09%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (29.09%) VTSP
6 13 (23.64%) MCITP
6 13 (23.64%) MCSE
6 13 (23.64%) CCA
7 12 (21.82%) VCDX
7 12 (21.82%) MCTS
8 9 (16.36%) CCEA
8 9 (16.36%) CCIA
9 7 (12.73%) CCEE
10 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (5.45%) CCNA
11 3 (5.45%) CCAA
12 2 (3.64%) MCSA
12 2 (3.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (78.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
3 23 (41.82%) XenDesktop
4 18 (32.73%) XenApp
5 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
6 10 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (12.73%) vCloud
8 4 (7.27%) XenServer
8 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) SCOM
2 8 (14.55%) XenMobile
3 5 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.64%) Legato
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (74.55%) Citrix
3 31 (56.36%) Cisco
4 23 (41.82%) NetApp
5 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (25.45%) HP
7 10 (18.18%) Symantec
8 7 (12.73%) EMC
8 7 (12.73%) 3PAR
9 5 (9.09%) Kaspersky
10 4 (7.27%) Dell
11 3 (5.45%) Remedy
11 3 (5.45%) AppSense
12 2 (3.64%) Juniper
12 2 (3.64%) CommVault
12 2 (3.64%) IBM
13 1 (1.82%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.82%) Veeam
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