The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 27 16
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.87% 7.30%
As % of the System Software category - 12.50% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 20
Average salary - £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
20 32 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.47% 14.95% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 39
Average salary £29,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
England

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 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CCA
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) CCEE
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) CCA
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) CCEE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense