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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 195 203 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 27 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.019% -
As % of the System Software category 4.32% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Average salary £41,250 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.96%
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
625 581 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.87% 10.93% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 516 520 414
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 +5 19 £67,500 +22.72%
Coventry - 2 £41,250 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (97.30%) NetApp
3 32 (86.49%) Citrix
3 32 (86.49%) Citrix Certification
4 31 (83.78%) Cisco
5 30 (81.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
6 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
6 29 (78.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (72.97%) CCA
7 27 (72.97%) EMC
7 27 (72.97%) Hyper-V
7 27 (72.97%) XenDesktop
7 27 (72.97%) VTSP
8 24 (64.86%) vSphere
9 22 (59.46%) WAAS
9 22 (59.46%) NCDA
9 22 (59.46%) NCIE
9 22 (59.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
9 22 (59.46%) MCSE
10 17 (45.95%) VCAP
11 15 (40.54%) CCEE
12 12 (32.43%) CCEA
12 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
12 12 (32.43%) MCTS
12 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (32.43%) MCITP
12 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2003

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
1 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) WAAS
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (24.32%) SAN
3 8 (21.62%) LAN
3 8 (21.62%) WAN
4 6 (16.22%) DHCP
4 6 (16.22%) DNS
5 5 (13.51%) NetScaler
5 5 (13.51%) VPN
5 5 (13.51%) Firewall
5 5 (13.51%) VLAN
6 2 (5.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Architect
2 16 (43.24%) Virtualisation Architect
3 13 (35.14%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (32.43%) Storage Architect
4 12 (32.43%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 11 (29.73%) Consultant
6 10 (27.03%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 10 (27.03%) FlexPod Consultant
6 10 (27.03%) Technology Consultant
7 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
8 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
9 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Technical Support
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Technical Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) CLARiiON
1 12 (32.43%) Celerra
2 10 (27.03%) FlexPod
3 5 (13.51%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
1 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (13.51%) VMS
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Operations Management
2 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
2 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
2 1 (2.70%) High Availability
2 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 32 (86.49%) Citrix Certification
2 29 (78.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 27 (72.97%) CCA
3 27 (72.97%) VTSP
4 22 (59.46%) NCDA
4 22 (59.46%) NCIE
4 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (59.46%) MCSE
5 17 (45.95%) VCAP
6 15 (40.54%) CCEE
7 12 (32.43%) CCIA
7 12 (32.43%) CCEA
7 12 (32.43%) MCTS
7 12 (32.43%) MCITP
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (18.92%) CCNA
9 5 (13.51%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
3 27 (72.97%) Hyper-V
3 27 (72.97%) XenDesktop
4 24 (64.86%) vSphere
5 5 (13.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Backup Exec
1 5 (13.51%) XenMobile
2 4 (10.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (97.30%) NetApp
3 32 (86.49%) Citrix
4 31 (83.78%) Cisco
5 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
6 27 (72.97%) EMC
7 12 (32.43%) 3PAR
8 10 (27.03%) HP
9 5 (13.51%) Dell
9 5 (13.51%) IBM
9 5 (13.51%) Symantec
9 5 (13.51%) WatchGuard
9 5 (13.51%) SonicWALL