The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 17 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 6.54% 3.92% 5.88%
As % of the System Software category 36.84% 16.67% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
vSphere
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

System Software Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
19 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 17.76% 23.53% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 23
Average salary £32,000 £32,570 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £30,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

vSphere
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Wolverhampton region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

vSphere
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (66.67%) Document Management
4 6 (66.67%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (11.11%) Sophos
6 1 (11.11%) Information Management
6 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) XenServer
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Support Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Expert
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Workflow
2 6 (66.67%) Document Management
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos