The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 18 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.57% 1.45% 2.63%
As % of the System Software category 28.95% 6.45% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.84% -4.11%
System Software Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 33.04% 22.46% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 15
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram 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 24 July 2014. 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 - 10 £36,250 -
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) DNS
3 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
4 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
4 17 (62.96%) MS Visio
4 17 (62.96%) Linux
4 17 (62.96%) MS Office
4 17 (62.96%) SSH
5 14 (51.85%) Publishing
5 14 (51.85%) IIS
5 14 (51.85%) Perl
5 14 (51.85%) SQL
5 14 (51.85%) SSL
5 14 (51.85%) HTTP
5 14 (51.85%) VLAN
5 14 (51.85%) Backup Exec
5 14 (51.85%) Altiris
5 14 (51.85%) WSUS
5 14 (51.85%) Load Balancing
5 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
5 14 (51.85%) Bash Shell
5 14 (51.85%) Forefront TMG
6 12 (44.44%) Change Control
6 12 (44.44%) VMware
7 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (37.04%) Open Source
8 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (37.04%) Citrix
8 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) IIS
2 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
3 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (29.63%) Moodle
4 8 (29.63%) Apache
5 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
6 4 (14.81%) WordPress
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
1 17 (62.96%) MS Visio
1 17 (62.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) DNS
2 17 (62.96%) SSH
3 14 (51.85%) SSL
3 14 (51.85%) HTTP
3 14 (51.85%) VLAN
4 9 (33.33%) DHCP
4 9 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
General
1 14 (51.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Open Source
2 4 (14.81%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Load Balancing
2 12 (44.44%) Change Control
3 7 (25.93%) Time Management
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Perl
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
1 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
1 14 (51.85%) Bash Shell
2 8 (29.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) Forefront TMG
3 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (33.33%) XenApp
5 8 (29.63%) Shibboleth
6 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
7 3 (11.11%) Squid
8 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Backup Exec
1 14 (51.85%) WSUS
2 3 (11.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) Altiris
3 12 (44.44%) VMware
4 10 (37.04%) Citrix
5 9 (33.33%) NetApp
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco
6 6 (22.22%) Dell
7 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 3 (11.11%) HP