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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 16 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 6.00% 5.77% 4.23%
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 20.00% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £31,300 £34,799
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £33,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
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 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 14.00% 28.85% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 18
Average salary £24,000 £31,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -18.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 26 November 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

vSphere
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) Document Management
4 4 (44.44%) Workflow
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) Information Management
5 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) SAN
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) McAfee
7 1 (11.11%) Sophos
7 1 (11.11%) Process Management
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) XenApp
7 1 (11.11%) XenServer
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (44.44%) Support Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Expert
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
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 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) Document Management
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Management
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
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