The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 78 67 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.12% 0.14% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 2.56% 3.13% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £36,500 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -2.94%
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 Warwickshire region.

System Software Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 32 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.86% 4.49% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 70
Average salary £28,160 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.88% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £24,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Warwickshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
6 2 (28.57%) NetScreen
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) SSH
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) NetScreen
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Server Support
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) Zenoss
1 1 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) Sophos
6 1 (14.29%) IBM