The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 111 104
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 25 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.27% 1.36% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 11.26% 10.29% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 37
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,900 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 222 311 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 11.32% 13.18% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 393 449 632
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,270 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,250 £57,650
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Birmingham

vSphere
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Birmingham

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 31 (79.49%) Windows Server
4 29 (74.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (71.79%) VMware
6 24 (61.54%) Hyper-V
7 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (53.85%) SAN
8 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
9 19 (48.72%) MS Exchange
10 18 (46.15%) SharePoint
11 17 (43.59%) Cisco
11 17 (43.59%) Citrix
12 16 (41.03%) Dell
12 16 (41.03%) NetApp
13 15 (38.46%) HP
14 13 (33.33%) Veeam
15 12 (30.77%) Forefront TMG
15 12 (30.77%) SonicWALL
15 12 (30.77%) Backup Exec
15 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
15 12 (30.77%) IPv4
15 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
15 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (30.77%) Firewall
15 12 (30.77%) IPsec
15 12 (30.77%) IIS
15 12 (30.77%) HP StoreVirtual
15 12 (30.77%) Driving Licence

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (48.72%) MS Exchange
2 18 (46.15%) SharePoint
3 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) SAN
2 12 (30.77%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) IPsec
2 12 (30.77%) IPv4
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.13%) NAS
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) DbUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) jMock
1 2 (5.13%) JUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Maven
1 2 (5.13%) Mockito
1 2 (5.13%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Law
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) IT Support
3 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Field Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Field Support Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Team Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) J2EE
1 2 (5.13%) PowerMock
1 2 (5.13%) REST
1 2 (5.13%) RESTful
1 2 (5.13%) SOAP
1 2 (5.13%) Spring
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
2 1 (2.56%) jBPM
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Driving Licence
1 12 (30.77%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (10.26%) PKI
2 4 (10.26%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.56%) CCTV
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) Windows Server
3 29 (74.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Migration
2 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Validation
3 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.13%) BDD
3 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.13%) Kanban
3 2 (5.13%) OO
3 2 (5.13%) Scrum
3 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (5.13%) TDD
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) DNA
4 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.56%) Microservices
4 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (20.51%) MCSE
3 6 (15.38%) MCITP
3 6 (15.38%) MCSA
3 6 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 24 (61.54%) Hyper-V
3 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (30.77%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (10.26%) XenApp
6 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.69%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) VMware
2 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 17 (43.59%) Cisco
3 17 (43.59%) Citrix
4 16 (41.03%) Dell
4 16 (41.03%) NetApp
5 15 (38.46%) HP
6 13 (33.33%) Veeam
7 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
7 12 (30.77%) SonicWALL
8 7 (17.95%) SAP
9 4 (10.26%) EMC
9 4 (10.26%) Sophos
10 1 (2.56%) CommVault
10 1 (2.56%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (2.56%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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