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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 32 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.52% - 1.56%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% - 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.60% 3.62% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 9
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VXML
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) XMPP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (66.67%) PABX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (33.33%) Celerra
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) PABX
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) VXML
1 2 (66.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
1 1 (33.33%) Symmetrix
1 1 (33.33%) Celerra
1 1 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
1 1 (33.33%) SRDF
1 1 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (33.33%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (33.33%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) IBM