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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 72 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.37% 2.20% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 5.66% 16.88% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 5
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
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
53 77 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.50% 13.05% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 68 78
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 8 (57.14%) XenApp
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) NetApp
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (42.86%) SAN
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) MCSE
7 4 (28.57%) MCSA
7 4 (28.57%) Project Management
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (21.43%) Replication
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) IPv4
3 2 (14.29%) IPsec
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 4 (28.57%) MCSA
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (21.43%) CCA
5 2 (14.29%) NCDA
5 2 (14.29%) NCIE
5 2 (14.29%) MCITP
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) CCNP
6 1 (7.14%) CCNA
6 1 (7.14%) CCDP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) XenApp
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
5 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.14%) vCloud
6 1 (7.14%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) NetApp
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 3 (21.43%) Sophos
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
7 1 (7.14%) EMC