The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 180 186 128
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -58
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 43 27 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.53% 2.01%
As % of the System Software category 6.73% 5.36% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 93
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £28,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,400 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%
vSphere
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
639 504 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.46% 9.94% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 482 402 596
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,066 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

vSphere
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

vSphere Salary Trend in the West Midlands

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

vSphere
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 34 £39,750 -0.62% 3
Dudley - 4 £26,000 -
Coventry - 2 £50,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +1 1 £40,000 +19.40%
Worcestershire - 1 £22,500 -
Solihull - 1 £32,000 - 3
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 85 (91.40%) VMware
2 72 (77.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (65.59%) Active Directory
4 43 (46.24%) Windows
5 42 (45.16%) Microsoft
6 40 (43.01%) Citrix
7 38 (40.86%) Windows Server
8 36 (38.71%) Cisco
9 35 (37.63%) SLA
9 35 (37.63%) DNS
10 33 (35.48%) DHCP
10 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
10 33 (35.48%) Firewall
11 32 (34.41%) WAN
11 32 (34.41%) TCP/IP
11 32 (34.41%) SAN
12 29 (31.18%) LAN
13 28 (30.11%) Validation
14 27 (29.03%) VPN
15 26 (27.96%) XenApp
16 24 (25.81%) Hyper-V
16 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2003
16 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (24.73%) Data Centre
18 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
19 20 (21.51%) SCOM
20 18 (19.35%) NetApp
20 18 (19.35%) Symantec
20 18 (19.35%) assyst
21 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.15%) IIS
5 2 (2.15%) SAS
5 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (19.35%) assyst
2 1 (1.08%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.08%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Mimecast
2 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.60%) Office 365
3 8 (8.60%) SaaS
4 7 (7.53%) IaaS
5 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (37.63%) DNS
2 33 (35.48%) DHCP
2 33 (35.48%) Firewall
3 32 (34.41%) SAN
3 32 (34.41%) TCP/IP
3 32 (34.41%) WAN
4 29 (31.18%) LAN
5 27 (29.03%) VPN
6 17 (18.28%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (16.13%) NetScaler
8 13 (13.98%) IPv4
9 11 (11.83%) Network Security
10 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (10.75%) EIGRP
11 8 (8.60%) MPLS
11 8 (8.60%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (7.53%) BGP
13 5 (5.38%) VLAN
14 3 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (3.23%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.15%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) DbUnit
1 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
1 8 (8.60%) jMock
1 8 (8.60%) JUnit
1 8 (8.60%) Maven
1 8 (8.60%) Mockito
1 8 (8.60%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (2.15%) Advertising
2 1 (1.08%) Banking
2 1 (1.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Legal
2 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (18.28%) Exchange Engineer
3 14 (15.05%) Citrix Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) Network Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Installations Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Lead Network Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Data Centre Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) RESTful
1 9 (9.68%) SOAP
1 9 (9.68%) Web Services
2 8 (8.60%) J2EE
2 8 (8.60%) jBPM
2 8 (8.60%) PowerMock
2 8 (8.60%) REST
2 8 (8.60%) Spring
3 1 (1.08%) JSON
3 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.73%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Driving Licence
3 7 (7.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.23%) PKI
5 3 (3.23%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.15%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.15%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.08%) Fintech
7 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.24%) Windows
2 38 (40.86%) Windows Server
3 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.90%) Linux
6 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.08%) Android
9 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Validation
2 14 (15.05%) ITIL
3 12 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.60%) BDD
5 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
5 8 (8.60%) Kanban
5 8 (8.60%) OO
5 8 (8.60%) Scrum
5 8 (8.60%) TDD
5 8 (8.60%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.53%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (4.30%) High Availability
7 4 (4.30%) Service Management
8 3 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.23%) Project Management
8 3 (3.23%) Server Building
8 3 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.05%) C
2 10 (10.75%) SQL
3 8 (8.60%) Java
4 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.08%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (16.13%) CCNA
3 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
4 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (9.68%) CCNP
6 9 (9.68%) MCSA
7 8 (8.60%) MCSE
8 7 (7.53%) CCIE
8 7 (7.53%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (5.38%) MCITP
10 3 (3.23%) CCA
11 2 (2.15%) VCAP
12 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.08%) MCP
12 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (37.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (77.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (65.59%) Active Directory
3 26 (27.96%) XenApp
4 24 (25.81%) Hyper-V
5 13 (13.98%) XenDesktop
6 8 (8.60%) Terminal Services
7 7 (7.53%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.15%) vCloud
10 1 (1.08%) Docker
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) SCOM
2 14 (15.05%) EdgeSight
2 14 (15.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.15%) vRealize
5 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (91.40%) VMware
2 42 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 40 (43.01%) Citrix
4 36 (38.71%) Cisco
5 18 (19.35%) NetApp
5 18 (19.35%) Symantec
6 13 (13.98%) SonicWALL
7 12 (12.90%) HP
8 11 (11.83%) Dell
9 10 (10.75%) EMC
10 9 (9.68%) CheckPoint
11 7 (7.53%) F5
12 6 (6.45%) Juniper
13 4 (4.30%) Altiris
13 4 (4.30%) AppSense
14 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
14 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
14 3 (3.23%) Veeam
14 3 (3.23%) WatchGuard
15 2 (2.15%) 3PAR
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