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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 47 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.84% 2.66% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 15.79% 13.73% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £26,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £41,500 £35,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
38 51 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.66% 19.39% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 25
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £22,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 2 March 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 14 (82.35%) ITIL
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 12 (70.59%) Dell
5 11 (64.71%) Symantec
6 9 (52.94%) Project Management
6 9 (52.94%) CCNA
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (52.94%) Linux
6 9 (52.94%) VBScript
6 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
6 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
7 8 (47.06%) CCNP
8 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
8 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
8 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (29.41%) Citrix
9 5 (29.41%) IIS
9 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
10 4 (23.53%) SAN
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco
10 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
10 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (11.76%) Lync
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) VLAN
4 2 (11.76%) NAS
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CCNA
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (11.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) Dell
4 11 (64.71%) Symantec
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) NetApp
7 2 (11.76%) EMC
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) EPiServer
8 1 (5.88%) Veeam