The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 40 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.18% 0.65% 3.61%
As % of the System Software category 17.31% 5.26% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +112.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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 Solihull region.

System Software Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 18.37% 12.38% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 27
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +51.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

vSphere
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Solihull

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (83.33%) VMware ESX
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) DNS
5 11 (61.11%) CCNA
5 11 (61.11%) LAN
5 11 (61.11%) WAN
5 11 (61.11%) DHCP
5 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (61.11%) SAN
5 11 (61.11%) Firewall
5 11 (61.11%) Finance
5 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 7 (38.89%) IIS
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) Banking
8 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) Change Control
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) Software Packaging

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (38.89%) IIS
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (22.22%) Lync
5 3 (16.67%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) DNS
2 11 (61.11%) SAN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
3 4 (22.22%) Internet
3 4 (22.22%) NAS
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Network Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Senior Network Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Change Management
1 4 (22.22%) Change Control
1 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CCNA
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) VMware ESX
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
1 4 (22.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) EPiServer
6 1 (5.56%) EMC