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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 197 173 166
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 49 50 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.87% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 7.27% 8.82% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 49 48
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
674 567 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.06% 9.92% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 556 493 467
Median salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -9 31 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Shropshire -18 6 £45,000 +50.00%
Coventry +1 4 £49,000 +30.66% 3
Walsall -5 2 £31,000 -27.90%
Worcestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £37,500 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 92 (90.20%) VMware
2 76 (74.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (73.53%) Active Directory
4 70 (68.63%) Windows
4 70 (68.63%) Windows Server
5 61 (59.80%) Microsoft
6 53 (51.96%) MS Exchange
7 45 (44.12%) Firewall
8 40 (39.22%) Citrix
9 38 (37.25%) SAN
10 37 (36.27%) DHCP
11 35 (34.31%) VPN
11 35 (34.31%) DNS
12 34 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
13 33 (32.35%) Hyper-V
13 33 (32.35%) SLA
14 32 (31.37%) WAN
15 30 (29.41%) Cisco
15 30 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (27.45%) SCOM
16 28 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (27.45%) LAN
17 27 (26.47%) TCP/IP
18 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
18 24 (23.53%) Symantec
19 22 (21.57%) Veeam
20 21 (20.59%) XenApp
20 21 (20.59%) Data Centre
20 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (20.59%) C

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 53 (51.96%) MS Exchange
2 34 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (17.65%) IIS
5 14 (13.73%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (5.88%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.92%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (16.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.69%) Mimecast
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.84%) Office 365
3 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.86%) SaaS
4 6 (5.88%) IaaS
5 4 (3.92%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (44.12%) Firewall
2 38 (37.25%) SAN
3 37 (36.27%) DHCP
4 35 (34.31%) DNS
4 35 (34.31%) VPN
5 32 (31.37%) WAN
6 28 (27.45%) LAN
7 27 (26.47%) TCP/IP
8 14 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (12.75%) Network Security
10 12 (11.76%) MPLS
10 12 (11.76%) NetScaler
11 11 (10.78%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (8.82%) VoIP
13 8 (7.84%) BGP
13 8 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (7.84%) EIGRP
13 8 (7.84%) IPsec
14 7 (6.86%) IPv4
14 7 (6.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (6.86%) Legal
2 3 (2.94%) Law
3 2 (1.96%) Back Office
3 2 (1.96%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Exchange Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) Consultant
4 12 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Network Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (5.88%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Data Centre Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) VMware Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.92%) Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Implementation Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Installations Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.75%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
4 6 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.96%) Handset
6 2 (1.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 70 (68.63%) Windows
1 70 (68.63%) Windows Server
2 30 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.76%) Linux
6 10 (9.80%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.86%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.88%) Unix
9 5 (4.90%) CentOS
10 2 (1.96%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Validation
2 15 (14.71%) ITIL
3 14 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (10.78%) Migration
5 9 (8.82%) Presales
6 8 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (6.86%) Web Filtering
8 6 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (5.88%) Network Design
8 6 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 5 (4.90%) High Availability
9 5 (4.90%) Information Security
9 5 (4.90%) Patch Management
9 5 (4.90%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.90%) Security Architecture
9 5 (4.90%) Security Management
9 5 (4.90%) Security Patching
9 5 (4.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.59%) C
2 18 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (11.76%) MCSA
5 11 (10.78%) MCITP
5 11 (10.78%) MCSE
6 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.88%) CCNP
9 5 (4.90%) CCIE
9 5 (4.90%) DBS Check
9 5 (4.90%) Degree
9 5 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.92%) CCNA
10 4 (3.92%) VCAP
11 3 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.96%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (32.35%) SLA
2 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.90%) QA
System Software
1 76 (74.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (73.53%) Active Directory
3 33 (32.35%) Hyper-V
4 21 (20.59%) XenApp
5 18 (17.65%) XenDesktop
6 12 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.92%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (3.92%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.92%) vCloud
7 4 (3.92%) XenServer
8 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (27.45%) SCOM
2 20 (19.61%) Backup Exec
3 18 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (5.88%) SCCM
5 4 (3.92%) vRealize
5 4 (3.92%) WSUS
6 3 (2.94%) EdgeSight
6 3 (2.94%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.96%) vMotion
8 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 92 (90.20%) VMware
2 61 (59.80%) Microsoft
3 40 (39.22%) Citrix
4 30 (29.41%) Cisco
5 24 (23.53%) Symantec
6 22 (21.57%) Veeam
7 18 (17.65%) NetApp
8 13 (12.75%) HP
9 10 (9.80%) Dell
10 8 (7.84%) EMC
10 8 (7.84%) SonicWALL
11 6 (5.88%) F5
12 5 (4.90%) Juniper
12 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.90%) SAP
13 4 (3.92%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.92%) Ruckus Wireless
14 3 (2.94%) IronPort
14 3 (2.94%) MobileIron
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