The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 55 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.85% 1.19% 3.29%
As % of the System Software category 14.67% 10.17% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 15
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £45,000 £40,500
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 Coventry region.

System Software Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
75 59 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 12.61% 11.73% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 65 53 61
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £45,663 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

vSphere
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Coventry region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Coventry

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Coventry

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 20 (95.24%) Citrix
1 20 (95.24%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (80.95%) XenApp
3 16 (76.19%) XenDesktop
4 15 (71.43%) HP
5 14 (66.67%) Cisco
6 13 (61.90%) MCSE
6 13 (61.90%) ITIL
6 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (57.14%) NetApp
7 12 (57.14%) iSCSI
7 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (52.38%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (52.38%) NetScaler
8 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (52.38%) VMware ESX
8 11 (52.38%) Firewall
8 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (47.62%) EMC
9 10 (47.62%) CCA
9 10 (47.62%) CCNA
9 10 (47.62%) IBM
9 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
9 10 (47.62%) Backup Exec

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) iSCSI
1 12 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
2 11 (52.38%) NetScaler
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
3 10 (47.62%) NAS
4 5 (23.81%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (4.76%) NetScreen
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) IT Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) IT Support
3 9 (42.86%) Senior IT Support
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) PLM
5 1 (4.76%) PDM
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (61.90%) MCSE
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (47.62%) CCA
4 10 (47.62%) CCNA
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (28.57%) NCDA
6 3 (14.29%) VCAP
6 3 (14.29%) MCITP
6 3 (14.29%) VCDX
7 2 (9.52%) MCTS
7 2 (9.52%) CCEE
7 2 (9.52%) CCAA
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (9.52%) MCSA
8 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (80.95%) XenApp
2 16 (76.19%) XenDesktop
3 11 (52.38%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (52.38%) VMware ESX
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.52%) XenServer
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Citrix
1 20 (95.24%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) HP
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco
5 12 (57.14%) NetApp
6 10 (47.62%) EMC
6 10 (47.62%) IBM
7 9 (42.86%) Mitel
7 9 (42.86%) Siemens
8 2 (9.52%) Dell
8 2 (9.52%) Symantec
9 1 (4.76%) Sophos