The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 43 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.06% 0.35% 4.48%
As % of the System Software category 13.95% 2.13% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +112.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
43 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 14.78% 16.61% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 33
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +51.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
vSphere
West Midlands

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 31 July 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 13 (86.67%) MS Exchange
3 13 (86.67%) VMware ESX
4 12 (80.00%) Firewall
4 12 (80.00%) Finance
4 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (80.00%) CCNA
4 12 (80.00%) LAN
4 12 (80.00%) WAN
4 12 (80.00%) DHCP
4 12 (80.00%) DNS
4 12 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (53.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) IIS
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) FTP
8 2 (13.33%) NFS
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (86.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (13.33%) CMS
4 2 (13.33%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (6.67%) Lync
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
1 12 (80.00%) LAN
1 12 (80.00%) WAN
1 12 (80.00%) DHCP
1 12 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) FTP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
1 12 (80.00%) Network Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Senior Network Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (13.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (80.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix