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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 37 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.48% 2.21% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 9.68% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 2
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +21.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £26,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,000 £35,650
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
40 62 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 12.42% 22.79% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 16
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £19,100 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 28 January 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
3 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
4 16 (72.73%) ITIL
5 13 (59.09%) Dell
6 12 (54.55%) Symantec
7 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (45.45%) VBScript
8 10 (45.45%) Linux
8 10 (45.45%) CCNA
8 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (45.45%) Project Management
8 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
8 10 (45.45%) NetBackup
9 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (40.91%) CCNP
9 9 (40.91%) IIS
10 8 (36.36%) Citrix
10 8 (36.36%) iSCSI
10 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (31.82%) Cisco
11 7 (31.82%) SAN
11 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
12 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
12 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (40.91%) IIS
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
4 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
4 5 (22.73%) Lync
5 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (18.18%) CMS
5 4 (18.18%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (18.18%) IaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) iSCSI
2 7 (31.82%) SAN
3 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
3 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) NAS
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Team Leader
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Team Leader
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 5 (22.73%) Change Control
5 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Supply Chain Management
5 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CCNA
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) NetBackup
2 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) SCOM
2 5 (22.73%) SCDPM
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Dell
4 12 (54.55%) Symantec
5 8 (36.36%) Citrix
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco
7 5 (22.73%) HP
8 4 (18.18%) EMC
8 4 (18.18%) EPiServer
9 2 (9.09%) NetApp
10 1 (4.55%) Veeam