The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 33 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.35% 0.72% 2.61%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 5.13% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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 Worcestershire region.

System Software Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.69% 14.13% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 21
Average salary £31,000 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.46% -25.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £18,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Worcestershire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

vSphere
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +3 5 £30,000 -29.41%
Malvern - 2 £37,500 -
Redditch -8 1 £25,500 -27.14%
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) VBScript
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (43.75%) Puppet
6 7 (43.75%) Hudson
6 7 (43.75%) Software Deployment
6 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
6 7 (43.75%) DevOps
6 7 (43.75%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) Perl
6 7 (43.75%) PHP
6 7 (43.75%) JBoss
6 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
6 7 (43.75%) Python
6 7 (43.75%) CruiseControl
6 7 (43.75%) Maven
6 7 (43.75%) BIG-IP
7 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 6 (37.50%) SAN
7 6 (37.50%) Ant
7 6 (37.50%) IIS
7 6 (37.50%) Artifactory
7 6 (37.50%) Mercurial

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 7 (43.75%) JBoss
1 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) BIG-IP
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) CruiseControl
1 7 (43.75%) Maven
1 7 (43.75%) Hudson
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Ant
2 6 (37.50%) Artifactory
2 6 (37.50%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Deployment
1 7 (43.75%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) VBScript
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) PHP
2 7 (43.75%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (31.25%) MCITP
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) Avaya
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec