The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 64 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.97% 0.56% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 17.65% 4.11% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £22,500 £30,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.22% -32.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
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 Staffordshire region.

System Software Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 73 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.48% 13.57% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 46
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Staffordshire region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Staffordshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent -4 1 £38,000 +8.57%
Tamworth - 1 - -
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Information Management
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) QMS
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Dell KACE
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Information Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Management
2 3 (50.00%) QMS
2 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Dell KACE
3 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp