The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Wolverhampton region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 18 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.82% 2.90% 4.21%
As % of the System Software category 30.77% 15.38% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +44.06%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 15.66% 18.84% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 15
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
vSphere
West Midlands

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 1 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) CCEE
4 1 (20.00%) CCAA
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) MCTS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Expert
2 1 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (60.00%) Information Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCEE
1 1 (20.00%) CCAA
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix