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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 180 190 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -61
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 52 31 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.58% 1.87%
As % of the System Software category 7.73% 6.78% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 86
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £28,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
673 457 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.61% 8.60% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 511 379 529
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -14 28 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Coventry +2 9 £65,000 +79.31%
Solihull +14 3 £32,500 +4.83%
Staffordshire +1 3 £34,000 +19.08%
Warwickshire +1 3 £38,000 -5.00%
Walsall - 3 £22,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £28,000 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 88 (87.13%) VMware
2 75 (74.26%) Active Directory
3 70 (69.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
5 55 (54.46%) DNS
6 54 (53.47%) Windows
7 53 (52.48%) DHCP
7 53 (52.48%) Windows Server
8 51 (50.50%) MS Exchange
9 48 (47.52%) WAN
10 45 (44.55%) Firewall
11 43 (42.57%) TCP/IP
11 43 (42.57%) VPN
12 40 (39.60%) LAN
13 38 (37.62%) Citrix
13 38 (37.62%) SAN
14 37 (36.63%) SLA
14 37 (36.63%) Exchange Server 2003
15 32 (31.68%) Cisco
16 31 (30.69%) SCOM
17 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
18 28 (27.72%) Validation
19 26 (25.74%) Hyper-V
19 26 (25.74%) XenApp
20 25 (24.75%) assyst
20 25 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
20 25 (24.75%) Symantec
21 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
22 23 (22.77%) Mimecast
22 23 (22.77%) 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 51 (50.50%) MS Exchange
2 37 (36.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (7.92%) IIS
6 6 (5.94%) SAS
6 6 (5.94%) Skype for Business
7 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (24.75%) assyst
2 1 (0.99%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.99%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.77%) Mimecast
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.90%) Office 365
4 9 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (8.91%) SaaS
5 8 (7.92%) IaaS
6 4 (3.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 55 (54.46%) DNS
2 53 (52.48%) DHCP
3 48 (47.52%) WAN
4 45 (44.55%) Firewall
5 43 (42.57%) TCP/IP
5 43 (42.57%) VPN
6 40 (39.60%) LAN
7 38 (37.62%) SAN
8 19 (18.81%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (15.84%) NetScaler
10 13 (12.87%) MPLS
10 13 (12.87%) Network Security
11 12 (11.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (11.88%) EIGRP
12 11 (10.89%) VLAN
13 10 (9.90%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (8.91%) BGP
14 9 (8.91%) IPv4
15 8 (7.92%) VoIP
16 7 (6.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (2.97%) Law
2 2 (1.98%) Back Office
2 2 (1.98%) Legal
2 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (26.73%) Exchange Engineer
3 18 (17.82%) Consultant
4 15 (14.85%) Network Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Citrix Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) VMware Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Lead Network Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.96%) Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Exchange Support
8 4 (3.96%) Implementation Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Senior Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) JSON
1 1 (0.99%) RESTful
1 1 (0.99%) SOAP
1 1 (0.99%) Web Services
1 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.95%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.97%) PKI
6 2 (1.98%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.98%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.99%) Fintech
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (53.47%) Windows
2 53 (52.48%) Windows Server
3 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (13.86%) Linux
7 10 (9.90%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.94%) Unix
9 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.97%) CentOS
11 2 (1.98%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.99%) Android
12 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Validation
2 14 (13.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (12.87%) ITIL
4 8 (7.92%) Presales
5 5 (4.95%) Migration
5 5 (4.95%) Use Case
6 4 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (3.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (3.96%) Network Design
6 4 (3.96%) Project Management
6 4 (3.96%) Server Building
6 4 (3.96%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (3.96%) Web Filtering
7 3 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.97%) Change Control
7 3 (2.97%) High Availability
7 3 (2.97%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.97%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (2.97%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.79%) C
2 10 (9.90%) SQL
3 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (15.84%) CCNA
4 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (9.90%) CCNP
6 9 (8.91%) MCSA
6 9 (8.91%) MCSE
7 8 (7.92%) CCIE
7 8 (7.92%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
8 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.94%) MCITP
9 6 (5.94%) VCAP
10 3 (2.97%) CCA
11 2 (1.98%) VCP5
12 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.99%) MCP
12 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (36.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (74.26%) Active Directory
2 70 (69.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (25.74%) Hyper-V
3 26 (25.74%) XenApp
4 22 (21.78%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.94%) vCloud
6 5 (4.95%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.96%) XenServer
8 3 (2.97%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (30.69%) SCOM
2 22 (21.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (6.93%) EdgeSight
4 6 (5.94%) vRealize
5 5 (4.95%) SCCM
6 4 (3.96%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.97%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (87.13%) VMware
2 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
3 38 (37.62%) Citrix
4 32 (31.68%) Cisco
5 25 (24.75%) Symantec
6 19 (18.81%) NetApp
7 13 (12.87%) SonicWALL
8 12 (11.88%) Dell
8 12 (11.88%) EMC
8 12 (11.88%) HP
9 8 (7.92%) F5
9 8 (7.92%) Veeam
10 6 (5.94%) Juniper
11 5 (4.95%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.96%) Aerohive Networks
12 4 (3.96%) Altiris
12 4 (3.96%) AppSense
12 4 (3.96%) Ruckus Wireless
13 3 (2.97%) MobileIron
13 3 (2.97%) Riverbed
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