The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 198 214 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.036% -
As % of the System Software category 2.36% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +22.22%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
508 575 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.44% 10.33% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 446 514 416
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
vCloud
England

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
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 1 August 2014. 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 +20 10 £67,500 +22.72%
Coventry - 2 £55,000 -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) EMC
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
4 10 (76.92%) XenDesktop
4 10 (76.92%) NCDA
4 10 (76.92%) NCIE
5 9 (69.23%) WAAS
5 9 (69.23%) CCA
5 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
5 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 9 (69.23%) VTSP
5 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (46.15%) VCAP
6 6 (46.15%) CCIA
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (46.15%) CLARiiON
6 6 (46.15%) vSphere
6 6 (46.15%) Celerra
6 6 (46.15%) MCTS
6 6 (46.15%) MCITP
7 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) WAAS
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Virtualisation Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Storage Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Storage Solutions Architect
3 4 (30.77%) FlexPod Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Technology Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Support Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) CLARiiON
1 6 (46.15%) Celerra
2 4 (30.77%) FlexPod
3 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) High Availability
1 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
1 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (76.92%) NCDA
2 10 (76.92%) NCIE
3 9 (69.23%) CCA
3 9 (69.23%) VTSP
4 6 (46.15%) VCAP
4 6 (46.15%) CCIA
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (46.15%) MCTS
4 6 (46.15%) MCITP
5 5 (38.46%) MCSE
5 5 (38.46%) CCEA
5 5 (38.46%) CCEE
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
7 1 (7.69%) VCDX
7 1 (7.69%) HP AIS
7 1 (7.69%) HP ASE
7 1 (7.69%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
2 10 (76.92%) XenDesktop
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) vSphere
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) XenServer
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) EMC
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Dell