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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / West Midlands
Rank 186 179 148
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 23 60 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.01% 1.46%
As % of the System Software category 4.47% 9.39% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23 53 67
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £23,700 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £54,600 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%

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
514 639 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.93% 10.78% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 422 506 557
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 18 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Worcestershire -23 2 £30,750 +0.81% 1
Staffordshire +5 1 £26,000 +15.55%
Coventry +4 1 £48,000 -22.58%
Solihull - 1 £32,000 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 62 (93.94%) VMware
2 54 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 34 (51.52%) Windows
5 30 (45.45%) Citrix
6 28 (42.42%) SLA
7 27 (40.91%) Windows Server
8 24 (36.36%) SAN
9 23 (34.85%) MS Exchange
10 22 (33.33%) Cisco
10 22 (33.33%) Validation
11 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 20 (30.30%) NetApp
11 20 (30.30%) XenApp
11 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
13 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (25.76%) Hyper-V
14 15 (22.73%) Firewall
15 14 (21.21%) HP
15 14 (21.21%) Dell
15 14 (21.21%) NetScaler
15 14 (21.21%) EdgeSight
16 13 (19.70%) IPv4
16 13 (19.70%) ITIL
17 12 (18.18%) LAN
17 12 (18.18%) WAN
17 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
17 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (18.18%) SonicWALL

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 23 (34.85%) MS Exchange
2 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.52%) SAS
5 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (12.12%) Mimecast
3 4 (6.06%) Office 365
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.36%) SAN
2 15 (22.73%) Firewall
3 14 (21.21%) NetScaler
4 13 (19.70%) IPv4
5 12 (18.18%) LAN
5 12 (18.18%) WAN
6 9 (13.64%) DHCP
6 9 (13.64%) DNS
6 9 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (13.64%) VPN
7 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
8 6 (9.09%) IPsec
9 4 (6.06%) NAS
10 2 (3.03%) IPv6
10 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.03%) Network Security
10 2 (3.03%) VoIP
11 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.52%) MPLS
11 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Big Data
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) DbUnit
1 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 8 (12.12%) jMock
1 8 (12.12%) JUnit
1 8 (12.12%) Maven
1 8 (12.12%) Mockito
1 8 (12.12%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (3.03%) Advertising
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Installations Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Exchange Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Data Centre Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) VMware Specialist
9 2 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) J2EE
1 8 (12.12%) jBPM
1 8 (12.12%) PowerMock
1 8 (12.12%) REST
1 8 (12.12%) RESTful
1 8 (12.12%) SOAP
1 8 (12.12%) Spring
1 8 (12.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Driving Licence
2 7 (10.61%) HP StoreVirtual
3 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) CCTV
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Fintech
6 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.03%) Android
10 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Validation
2 13 (19.70%) ITIL
3 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.12%) BDD
4 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
4 8 (12.12%) Kanban
4 8 (12.12%) OO
4 8 (12.12%) Scrum
4 8 (12.12%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (12.12%) TDD
4 8 (12.12%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (7.58%) Service Management
6 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.06%) Project Management
7 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.03%) ITSM
8 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) C
3 8 (12.12%) Java
4 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) Python
5 1 (1.52%) R
5 1 (1.52%) VBA
5 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.55%) CCNA
4 3 (4.55%) MCSA
4 3 (4.55%) MCSE
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCITP
6 1 (1.52%) CCNP
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (42.42%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 20 (30.30%) XenApp
4 17 (25.76%) Hyper-V
5 12 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (13.64%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.52%) Docker
8 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) EdgeSight
2 9 (13.64%) SCOM
3 8 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.52%) SCCM
5 1 (1.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 62 (93.94%) VMware
2 30 (45.45%) Citrix
3 22 (33.33%) Cisco
4 20 (30.30%) NetApp
5 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 14 (21.21%) Dell
6 14 (21.21%) HP
7 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 12 (18.18%) SonicWALL
8 11 (16.67%) Symantec
9 3 (4.55%) EMC
9 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.55%) Veeam
10 2 (3.03%) Juniper
11 1 (1.52%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.52%) CommVault
11 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.52%) Oracle
11 1 (1.52%) SAP
11 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
Worcester, Worcestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago