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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / West Midlands
Rank 186 172 125
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -47
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 27 45 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.88% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 4.80% 8.43% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 84
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 £30,200 £22,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
562 534 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.52% 10.46% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 426 412 577
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £51,000 £52,500
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +6 23 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Coventry +5 1 £50,000 +29.03%
Worcestershire -17 1 £22,500 -31.81%
Dudley - 1 £26,000 -
Solihull - 1 £32,000 - 2
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 77 (93.90%) VMware
2 66 (80.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
4 37 (45.12%) Windows
5 36 (43.90%) Citrix
6 33 (40.24%) SLA
6 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
7 32 (39.02%) Cisco
8 31 (37.80%) Windows Server
9 28 (34.15%) Validation
10 27 (32.93%) DNS
11 26 (31.71%) DHCP
11 26 (31.71%) MS Exchange
11 26 (31.71%) SAN
11 26 (31.71%) Firewall
12 25 (30.49%) WAN
12 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
12 25 (30.49%) XenApp
13 23 (28.05%) Hyper-V
13 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (26.83%) VPN
14 22 (26.83%) LAN
15 21 (25.61%) Exchange Server 2003
16 18 (21.95%) NetApp
16 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
17 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (19.51%) Symantec
18 16 (19.51%) assyst
18 16 (19.51%) EdgeSight

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 26 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) SAS
5 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (19.51%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Mimecast
2 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (9.76%) Office 365
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.10%) SaaS
5 4 (4.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.93%) DNS
2 26 (31.71%) DHCP
2 26 (31.71%) Firewall
2 26 (31.71%) SAN
3 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
3 25 (30.49%) WAN
4 22 (26.83%) LAN
4 22 (26.83%) VPN
5 16 (19.51%) NetScaler
6 13 (15.85%) IPv4
7 12 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (10.98%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (8.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (8.54%) EIGRP
10 6 (7.32%) Network Security
11 5 (6.10%) MPLS
12 4 (4.88%) BGP
12 4 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (3.66%) DMVPN
13 3 (3.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) DbUnit
1 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
1 8 (9.76%) jMock
1 8 (9.76%) JUnit
1 8 (9.76%) Maven
1 8 (9.76%) Mockito
1 8 (9.76%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (1.22%) Banking
2 1 (1.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Games
2 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (19.51%) Citrix Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Exchange Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Network Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Installations Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Data Centre Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Administrator
10 3 (3.66%) Network Administrator
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) Web Services
2 8 (9.76%) J2EE
2 8 (9.76%) jBPM
2 8 (9.76%) PowerMock
2 8 (9.76%) REST
2 8 (9.76%) RESTful
2 8 (9.76%) SOAP
2 8 (9.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.76%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.88%) HP StoreVirtual
4 4 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.66%) PKI
5 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.44%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.12%) Windows
2 31 (37.80%) Windows Server
3 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.63%) Linux
5 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Validation
2 13 (15.85%) ITIL
3 12 (14.63%) Mentoring
4 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.76%) BDD
4 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
4 8 (9.76%) Kanban
4 8 (9.76%) OO
4 8 (9.76%) Scrum
4 8 (9.76%) TDD
4 8 (9.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 7 (8.54%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.88%) High Availability
7 4 (4.88%) Service Management
8 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.66%) Project Management
8 3 (3.66%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) C
2 10 (12.20%) SQL
3 8 (9.76%) Java
4 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) Python
5 1 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.63%) CCNA
2 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.54%) CCNP
5 7 (8.54%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (8.54%) MCSA
6 6 (7.32%) MCSE
7 4 (4.88%) CCIE
7 4 (4.88%) MCITP
8 3 (3.66%) CCA
9 2 (2.44%) VCAP
10 1 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (40.24%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (80.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
3 25 (30.49%) XenApp
4 23 (28.05%) Hyper-V
5 10 (12.20%) XenDesktop
6 9 (10.98%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (10.98%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.44%) vCloud
9 1 (1.22%) Docker
9 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) EdgeSight
1 16 (19.51%) SCOM
2 12 (14.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (93.90%) VMware
2 36 (43.90%) Citrix
3 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
4 32 (39.02%) Cisco
5 18 (21.95%) NetApp
6 16 (19.51%) Symantec
7 14 (17.07%) HP
8 13 (15.85%) Dell
8 13 (15.85%) SonicWALL
9 11 (13.41%) CheckPoint
10 7 (8.54%) EMC
11 4 (4.88%) Altiris
11 4 (4.88%) AppSense
11 4 (4.88%) F5
11 4 (4.88%) Juniper
12 3 (3.66%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
12 3 (3.66%) WatchGuard
13 2 (2.44%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.44%) Veeam
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Salary: Up to £23,100 per annum Up to £23,100 +benefits
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