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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 65 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.39% 2.71% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 21.15% 18.07% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 7
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £51,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
52 83 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.58% 14.98% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 49 78 105
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 4 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Coventry

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Citrix
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
4 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (47.37%) XenApp
7 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 8 (42.11%) Linux
7 8 (42.11%) MCSE
7 8 (42.11%) MCSA
7 8 (42.11%) ITIL
7 8 (42.11%) SAN
7 8 (42.11%) NetApp
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (36.84%) SQL
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (31.58%) MCITP
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (31.58%) Symantec
10 5 (26.32%) HP
10 5 (26.32%) DNS
10 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
11 4 (21.05%) CCNA
11 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
11 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Lync
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Server Support
4 3 (15.79%) Server Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) MCSE
1 8 (42.11%) MCSA
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCITP
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.79%) CCA
5 2 (10.53%) NCDA
5 2 (10.53%) NCIE
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) CCDP
6 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) XenApp
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.53%) vCloud
5 2 (10.53%) XenServer
5 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Citrix
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) NetApp
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco
6 6 (31.58%) Symantec
7 5 (26.32%) HP
8 3 (15.79%) Sophos
8 3 (15.79%) IBM
9 2 (10.53%) SAP
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle
10 1 (5.26%) Dell
10 1 (5.26%) EMC
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago