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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.26% 0.91% 2.43%
As % of the System Software category 11.59% 12.20% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 11
Average salary £38,500 £55,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +59.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £50,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
69 41 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 10.90% 7.50% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 62 32 70
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,242 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 28 January 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Coventry

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Citrix
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) NetApp
5 9 (64.29%) HP
5 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (57.14%) Linux
6 8 (57.14%) SAN
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (50.00%) MCSE
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (42.86%) MCSA
8 6 (42.86%) IBM
8 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (42.86%) CCNA
8 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (42.86%) Symantec
8 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
8 6 (42.86%) Backup Exec
9 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
9 5 (35.71%) SQL
9 5 (35.71%) MCITP
9 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (28.57%) Line Management
10 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
2 5 (35.71%) Support Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Server Support
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCSA
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) MCITP
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (14.29%) CCA
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (7.14%) NCDA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
5 2 (14.29%) vCloud
5 2 (14.29%) XenServer
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 6 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Citrix
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) NetApp
5 9 (64.29%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) Symantec
7 2 (14.29%) EMC
8 1 (7.14%) Sophos
8 1 (7.14%) Siemens
8 1 (7.14%) Mitel
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