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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 36 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.10% 0.85% -
As % of the System Software category 41.67% 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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 Worcestershire region.

System Software Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
24 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 9.84% 11.02% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 8
Average salary £31,500 £33,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.97% -39.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Malvern - 5 £50,000 -
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 5 (45.45%) Puppet
4 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (45.45%) Hudson
4 5 (45.45%) CruiseControl
4 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) JBoss
4 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) VBScript
4 5 (45.45%) Software Deployment
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
1 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) CruiseControl
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
1 5 (45.45%) Hudson
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Ant
2 4 (36.36%) Artifactory
2 4 (36.36%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Deployment
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
1 5 (45.45%) VBScript
1 5 (45.45%) Python
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (36.36%) MCITP
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) CCEE
3 1 (9.09%) CCAA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) JBoss
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Dell