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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 98 98 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 1.24% 1.61%
As % of the System Software category 12.83% 9.36% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 23
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,600 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £54,500
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
187 267 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.59% 13.20% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 163 249 148
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £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 25 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 52 (98.11%) VMware
2 44 (83.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (73.58%) Citrix
4 31 (58.49%) Windows
5 30 (56.60%) Cisco
6 29 (54.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (43.40%) XenDesktop
8 23 (43.40%) MS Exchange
9 22 (41.51%) NetApp
9 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (37.74%) XenApp
10 20 (37.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
11 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
12 18 (33.96%) VCAP
13 17 (32.08%) NCDA
13 17 (32.08%) SAN
14 16 (30.19%) HP
14 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (30.19%) NCIE
15 15 (28.30%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (28.30%) SQL
16 14 (26.42%) MCITP
17 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (24.53%) VCDX
18 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
18 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
18 12 (22.64%) VTSP
18 12 (22.64%) NetScaler

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 23 (43.40%) MS Exchange
2 20 (37.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (15.09%) IIS
6 2 (3.77%) Apache
6 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) SAN
2 12 (22.64%) NetScaler
2 12 (22.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (20.75%) Firewall
3 11 (20.75%) LAN
3 11 (20.75%) WAN
3 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
4 10 (18.87%) VPN
5 8 (15.09%) VLAN
5 8 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (13.21%) Ethernet
6 7 (13.21%) MPLS
7 6 (11.32%) Wireless
8 5 (9.43%) DNS
8 5 (9.43%) DHCP
9 4 (7.55%) WAAS
9 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
10 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (3.77%) NAS
11 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (9.43%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Consultant
2 10 (18.87%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Storage Consultant
4 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) VMware Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) FlexPod Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (11.32%) Network Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Storage Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Virtualisation Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.89%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) FlexPod
2 6 (11.32%) CLARiiON
2 6 (11.32%) Celerra
3 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.43%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) PDA
6 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
5 10 (18.87%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.77%) Linux
10 1 (1.89%) UNIX
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
2 5 (9.43%) Network Management
3 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (7.55%) Validation
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL
4 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.89%) Change Management
6 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.89%) Data Management
6 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (33.96%) VCAP
3 17 (32.08%) NCDA
4 16 (30.19%) NCIE
4 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (28.30%) Citrix Certification
6 14 (26.42%) MCITP
7 13 (24.53%) VCDX
8 12 (22.64%) VTSP
9 11 (20.75%) CCEE
9 11 (20.75%) MCTS
10 10 (18.87%) CCIA
11 8 (15.09%) CCA
11 8 (15.09%) CCEA
11 8 (15.09%) MCSE
12 5 (9.43%) CCAA
13 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (5.66%) CCNA
15 2 (3.77%) MCSA
15 2 (3.77%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (83.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (43.40%) XenDesktop
3 20 (37.74%) XenApp
4 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
5 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
6 10 (18.87%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (16.98%) XenServer
8 6 (11.32%) vCloud
9 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
10 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (3.77%) KVM
12 1 (1.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) XenMobile
2 7 (13.21%) SCOM
3 5 (9.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (9.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) Legato
Vendors
1 52 (98.11%) VMware
2 39 (73.58%) Citrix
3 30 (56.60%) Cisco
4 22 (41.51%) NetApp
5 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
6 16 (30.19%) HP
7 9 (16.98%) Symantec
8 7 (13.21%) EMC
9 6 (11.32%) Dell
10 5 (9.43%) Kaspersky
11 4 (7.55%) Veeam
11 4 (7.55%) 3PAR
11 4 (7.55%) IBM
12 3 (5.66%) Remedy
12 3 (5.66%) AppSense
13 2 (3.77%) Juniper
14 1 (1.89%) CommVault
14 1 (1.89%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago