The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere 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 vSphere over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 137 126 171
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +45
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 63 71 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.28% 1.42% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 12.91% 11.29% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 63 47 12
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,100 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
488 629 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.90% 12.55% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 427 529 299
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -15 29 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Coventry +21 18 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Shropshire +20 16 £37,500 -16.66%
Solihull +3 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Warwickshire +4 1 £70,000 +55.55%
Staffordshire -17 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Herefordshire - 1 £28,287 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 65 (73.86%) VMware
2 60 (68.18%) Windows
3 47 (53.41%) Active Directory
4 43 (48.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (47.73%) Cisco
6 39 (44.32%) Citrix
7 36 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (35.23%) NetApp
9 30 (34.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (34.09%) Load Balancing
10 29 (32.95%) SAN
11 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
11 27 (30.68%) SQL
12 26 (29.55%) HP
13 25 (28.41%) Firewall
14 24 (27.27%) IIS
14 24 (27.27%) Linux
15 23 (26.14%) MS Excel
15 23 (26.14%) DNS
15 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (26.14%) XenApp
16 21 (23.86%) XenDesktop
16 21 (23.86%) VLAN
17 20 (22.73%) Hyper-V
17 20 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
18 19 (21.59%) LAN
18 19 (21.59%) WAN
19 18 (20.45%) VCAP
20 17 (19.32%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing vSphere 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 vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (27.27%) IIS
2 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 17 (19.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (15.91%) Apache
6 7 (7.95%) Moodle
6 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.41%) WordPress
8 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.27%) CMS
8 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.27%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (26.14%) MS Excel
2 16 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 16 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.95%) SAN
2 25 (28.41%) Firewall
3 23 (26.14%) DNS
4 21 (23.86%) VLAN
5 19 (21.59%) WAN
5 19 (21.59%) LAN
6 16 (18.18%) SSH
7 15 (17.05%) NetScaler
8 14 (15.91%) HTTP
9 13 (14.77%) SSL
10 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 10 (11.36%) DHCP
12 7 (7.95%) VPN
12 7 (7.95%) Wireless
13 6 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (5.68%) MPLS
14 5 (5.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (5.68%) Ethernet
15 4 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
16 3 (3.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (14.77%) Publishing
2 11 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Advertising
4 3 (3.41%) Back Office
4 3 (3.41%) Law
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Consultant
2 22 (25.00%) Analyst
3 17 (19.32%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 13 (14.77%) Support Engineer
4 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Network Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
6 9 (10.23%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) VMware Technical Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Storage Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) FlexPod Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.41%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) LAMP
2 5 (5.68%) .NET
2 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) FlexPod
2 9 (10.23%) Open Source
3 8 (9.09%) Clustering
4 4 (4.55%) VLE
5 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.41%) Replication
6 2 (2.27%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.27%) Celerra
6 2 (2.27%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 60 (68.18%) Windows
2 36 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (27.27%) Linux
4 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.68%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Load Balancing
2 13 (14.77%) ITIL
3 11 (12.50%) Change Control
4 6 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (6.82%) Time Management
5 5 (5.68%) Project Management
6 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.41%) Content Management
7 3 (3.41%) Migration
7 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.41%) Network Management
8 2 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.27%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.27%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.27%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (2.27%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) SQL
2 16 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 15 (17.05%) Bash Shell
4 14 (15.91%) Perl
5 7 (7.95%) PHP
6 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (34.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (20.45%) VCAP
4 15 (17.05%) CCEE
4 15 (17.05%) CCIA
4 15 (17.05%) MCITP
4 15 (17.05%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (13.64%) CCNA
6 12 (13.64%) NCDA
7 10 (11.36%) NCIE
7 10 (11.36%) CCEA
8 8 (9.09%) CCAA
8 8 (9.09%) VCDX
9 5 (5.68%) CCA
9 5 (5.68%) MCSE
10 4 (4.55%) Degree
10 4 (4.55%) MCTS
10 4 (4.55%) VTSP
11 3 (3.41%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (53.41%) Active Directory
2 43 (48.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (26.14%) XenApp
4 21 (23.86%) XenDesktop
5 20 (22.73%) Hyper-V
6 17 (19.32%) XenServer
7 16 (18.18%) VMware ESX
8 13 (14.77%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (7.95%) vCloud
10 7 (7.95%) Shibboleth
11 5 (5.68%) KVM
12 4 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (3.41%) Squid
13 3 (3.41%) NFS
14 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
14 1 (1.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 13 (14.77%) WSUS
3 9 (10.23%) SCCM
4 3 (3.41%) SCOM
4 3 (3.41%) Plesk
4 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.41%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.27%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 65 (73.86%) VMware
2 42 (47.73%) Cisco
3 39 (44.32%) Citrix
4 31 (35.23%) NetApp
5 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
6 26 (29.55%) HP
7 16 (18.18%) Dell
8 14 (15.91%) IBM
9 13 (14.77%) Altiris
10 10 (11.36%) Veeam
11 7 (7.95%) EMC
12 3 (3.41%) Juniper
12 3 (3.41%) Symantec
12 3 (3.41%) Kaspersky
13 2 (2.27%) AppSense
13 2 (2.27%) EPiServer
13 2 (2.27%) Remedy
14 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.14%) Blue Coat
14 1 (1.14%) Brocade
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum up to a 22.5% bonus + pension + heal
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago