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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.75% 0.18% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 5.63% 2.33% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +48.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £45,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,000 £33,250
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 Staffordshire region.

System Software Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
71 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.25% 7.57% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63 42 27
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,300 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 30 January 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £35,000 -
Cannock - 2 £26,750 - 1
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
4 9 (47.37%) LAN
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (42.11%) Firewall
5 8 (42.11%) HP
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) UNIX
6 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
6 7 (36.84%) Nagios
6 7 (36.84%) WAN
6 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 7 (36.84%) Clustering
6 7 (36.84%) CentOS
6 7 (36.84%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (36.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
7 6 (31.58%) VoIP
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
8 5 (26.32%) WLAN
8 5 (26.32%) Solaris
8 5 (26.32%) R

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
1 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) VoIP
4 6 (31.58%) SAN
5 5 (26.32%) WLAN
6 3 (15.79%) VLAN
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (47.37%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Network Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Tandem
2 2 (10.53%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 7 (36.84%) CentOS
3 7 (36.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) Solaris
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Email Management
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) R
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Nagios
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) HP
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) CA
6 2 (10.53%) Genesys
6 2 (10.53%) Websense
6 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago