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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 31 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.44% 10.92% 1.63%
As % of the System Software category 2.63% 31.71% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 2
Average salary £20,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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 Shropshire region.

System Software Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.67% 34.45% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 38 22
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Shropshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -13 1 £20,000 -42.85%
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) XenApp
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (25.00%) Replication
7 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
7 2 (25.00%) Clustering
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) SLA
7 2 (25.00%) MS Office
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (25.00%) MCSE
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp