The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 216 199 202
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 2 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.26% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 2.55% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £75,000 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.75% -13.18%
vCloud
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
487 549 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.65% 10.23% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 415 475 516
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

vCloud
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

vCloud Salary Trend in the West Midlands

vCloud
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vCloud across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

vCloud Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

vCloud
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Birmingham +1 2 £75,000 +11.11%
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing vCloud 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 vCloud.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) HPUX
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Veritas
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 6 (50.00%) Puppet
4 5 (41.67%) VCAP
4 5 (41.67%) VCDX
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (8.33%) Office 365
6 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing vCloud 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 vCloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Linux Specialist
2 5 (41.67%) HPUX Specialist
3 4 (33.33%) Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
6 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
1 6 (50.00%) HPUX
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (41.67%) VCDX
1 5 (41.67%) VCAP
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (8.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Veritas
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp