The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 73 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.18% 0.66% 1.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.85% 9.30% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Median salary £34,000 £28,550 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.08% -28.62%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
54 43 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.51% 7.13% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 46
Median salary £33,500 £28,550 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -12.15%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (100.00%) VMware