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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 18 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 3.85% 1.67% 9.23%
As % of the System Software category 23.08% 25.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
13 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 16.67% 6.67% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 15
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Document Management
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Informix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Informix
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Manager
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
1 4 (50.00%) Document Management
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint