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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 38 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.89% 1.59% -
As % of the System Software category 22.03% 17.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
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
59 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 22.18% 8.89% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 14
Average salary £37,500 £30,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.96% -13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,750 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 October 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
3 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
4 16 (69.57%) Cisco
4 16 (69.57%) VMware ESX
5 14 (60.87%) CCNA
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (52.17%) SAN
6 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 12 (52.17%) DNS
7 10 (43.48%) LAN
7 10 (43.48%) WAN
7 10 (43.48%) DHCP
7 10 (43.48%) Firewall
7 10 (43.48%) Finance
7 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
8 8 (34.78%) IIS
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
9 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (30.43%) Citrix
10 6 (26.09%) Internet
10 6 (26.09%) HP
10 6 (26.09%) MS Office
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (34.78%) IIS
4 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (26.09%) Lync
6 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (8.70%) CMS
6 2 (8.70%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) DNS
1 12 (52.17%) SAN
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) LAN
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) DHCP
3 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
3 6 (26.09%) Internet
3 6 (26.09%) NAS
4 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Network Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Network Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (26.09%) Team Leader
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) Change Management
1 6 (26.09%) Change Control
1 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) CCNA
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) VMware ESX
2 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
1 6 (26.09%) SCOM
1 6 (26.09%) SCDPM
2 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 6 (26.09%) HP
6 5 (21.74%) Dell
7 4 (17.39%) Symantec
8 2 (8.70%) EPiServer
8 2 (8.70%) EMC