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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 74 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.60% 2.39% 2.18%
As % of the System Software category 11.90% 19.48% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 14
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,100 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,000 £47,450
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
42 77 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 5.07% 12.28% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31 71 93
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 3 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 9 (56.25%) XenApp
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (43.75%) SAN
5 7 (43.75%) NetApp
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) MCSE
7 5 (31.25%) MCSA
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 3 (18.75%) Linux
9 3 (18.75%) CCA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Lync
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) IPv4
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Server Support
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Server Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Server Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
1 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 5 (31.25%) MCSA
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (18.75%) MCITP
5 3 (18.75%) CCA
6 2 (12.50%) NCDA
6 2 (12.50%) NCIE
7 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) CCNP
7 1 (6.25%) CCNA
7 1 (6.25%) CCDP
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) XenApp
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
5 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
6 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (6.25%) vCloud
7 1 (6.25%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) NetApp
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 3 (18.75%) Sophos
6 3 (18.75%) Dell
7 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) SAP
7 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
8 1 (6.25%) EMC