The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 51 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.40% 2.17% 1.05%
As % of the System Software category 20.55% 14.56% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 4
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £32,600 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,450 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 103 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 11.70% 14.88% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 67 87 41
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
vSphere
West Midlands

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 1 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Coventry

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 29 (96.67%) VMware
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Citrix
3 21 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (63.33%) XenApp
4 19 (63.33%) XenDesktop
4 19 (63.33%) Cisco
5 17 (56.67%) HP
5 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (53.33%) Firewall
7 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (43.33%) NetApp
9 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
10 11 (36.67%) VMware ESX
10 11 (36.67%) IBM
10 11 (36.67%) MCSE
11 10 (33.33%) ITIL
11 10 (33.33%) Dell
11 10 (33.33%) EMC
11 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (33.33%) iSCSI
12 9 (30.00%) NAS
12 9 (30.00%) NCDA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
1 5 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
4 10 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 9 (30.00%) NAS
5 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (20.00%) SAN
7 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.33%) DHCP
7 1 (3.33%) DNS
7 1 (3.33%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
2 11 (36.67%) Support Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) IT Support
3 9 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Senior IT Support
4 8 (26.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Head of IT
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
1 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.33%) Celerra
3 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) PLM
6 1 (3.33%) PDM
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (36.67%) MCSE
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (30.00%) NCDA
6 9 (30.00%) CCA
6 9 (30.00%) CCNA
7 6 (20.00%) MCITP
7 6 (20.00%) CCEE
8 5 (16.67%) VCAP
9 4 (13.33%) CCAA
9 4 (13.33%) CCIA
9 4 (13.33%) VCDX
9 4 (13.33%) MCTS
10 3 (10.00%) NCIE
10 3 (10.00%) CCEA
11 2 (6.67%) CCIE
12 1 (3.33%) VCP5
12 1 (3.33%) HP AIS
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (63.33%) XenApp
2 19 (63.33%) XenDesktop
3 11 (36.67%) VMware ESX
4 10 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.00%) XenServer
6 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) VMware
2 22 (73.33%) Citrix
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco
4 17 (56.67%) HP
5 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (43.33%) NetApp
7 11 (36.67%) IBM
8 10 (33.33%) Dell
8 10 (33.33%) EMC
9 8 (26.67%) Mitel
9 8 (26.67%) Siemens
10 2 (6.67%) Veeam