The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank - - 31
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.53%
As % of the System Software category - - 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

System Software Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.63% 6.45% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Average salary £32,500 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

vSphere
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Midlands region.

vSphere Salary Trend in the Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (100.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (100.00%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (100.00%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) Celerra
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (100.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (100.00%) Celerra
1 1 (100.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (100.00%) SRDF
1 1 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (100.00%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware