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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 48 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.07% 2.81% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 19.05% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £34,200 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £44,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -4.62%
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
45 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.01% 14.74% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 33
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £26,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £57,500 £44,000
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 17 April 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 10 (90.91%) ITIL
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Dell
2 8 (72.73%) Symantec
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 6 (54.55%) VBScript
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) NetApp
7 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) EqualLogic
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) NCDA
4 1 (9.09%) NCIE
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Dell
2 8 (72.73%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam
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