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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 65 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.09% 1.11% 1.64%
As % of the System Software category 13.46% 16.67% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 11
Average salary £28,550 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.24% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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 Staffordshire region.

System Software Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 48 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.11% 6.68% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 45 48 58
Average salary £28,550 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.81% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Tamworth -8 4 £28,550 -12.15%
Stoke-on-Trent +2 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Cannock +12 1 £31,500 -21.25%
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) CentOS
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Clustering
4 5 (41.67%) Nagios
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (41.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 5 (41.67%) Private Cloud
5 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (33.33%) Splunk
5 4 (33.33%) Sophos
5 4 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) CA
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) GPRS
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) VoIP
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) IT Support
4 3 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Network Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
1 5 (41.67%) Private Cloud
2 4 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) CentOS
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Nagios
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Sophos
3 4 (33.33%) Splunk
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) CA