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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.33% 2.01% 2.72%
As % of the System Software category 27.03% 15.38% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 15
Average salary £37,000 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,700 £34,144
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
37 78 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.92% 13.09% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 73 100
Average salary £33,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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 29 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Coventry

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 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 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 11 (73.33%) XenApp
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (40.00%) SAN
8 5 (33.33%) NetApp
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (33.33%) MCSE
8 5 (33.33%) MCSA
8 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
9 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (26.67%) ITIL
9 4 (26.67%) DNS
9 4 (26.67%) Project Management
10 3 (20.00%) Symantec
10 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (20.00%) Sophos
10 3 (20.00%) Firewall

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (20.00%) Lync
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) IPv4
4 2 (13.33%) IPsec
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Server Support
1 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Server Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
2 5 (33.33%) MCSA
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (20.00%) CCA
4 3 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (13.33%) NCDA
5 2 (13.33%) NCIE
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CCNP
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) CCDP
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) XenApp
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (13.33%) XenServer
6 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) Sophos
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) EMC
Coventry
Computer Futures
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