The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 57 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.19% 0.61% 1.61%
As % of the System Software category 1.75% 5.80% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Median salary £50,000 £38,750 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +2.64%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
57 69 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 10.84% 10.44% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 49 61 73
Median salary £47,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.02% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) EMC
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) CCIE
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (50.00%) SaaS
4 4 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Lead Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCIE
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) XenApp
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) VMware