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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 20 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.27% 3.51% 7.32%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 18.18% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £39,000 £40,625 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £33,125 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £48,125 £31,542
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
14 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 15.91% 19.30% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 13
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Information Management
4 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) XenServer
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Dell
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Expert
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Information Management
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) CCEE
1 1 (16.67%) CCAA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell