Period
to 22 April 2018

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 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 155 141
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 -22
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 49 34 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.30% 0.90% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 8.96% 9.09% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 42
Birmingham median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24,650 £36,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £44,050 £56,250 £47,950
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -6.67%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 547 374 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.50% 9.88% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 367 270 402
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +15.38%

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 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (95.92%) VMware
3 46 (93.88%) Windows Server
4 41 (83.67%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (81.63%) Microsoft
6 39 (79.59%) SLA
7 37 (75.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (69.39%) Citrix
9 33 (67.35%) Hyper-V
10 32 (65.31%) vMotion
10 32 (65.31%) vCenter Server
10 32 (65.31%) SCVMM
11 31 (63.27%) XenApp
11 31 (63.27%) XenDesktop
12 27 (55.10%) MS Exchange
13 26 (53.06%) Root Cause Analysis
14 25 (51.02%) ITIL
15 24 (48.98%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (48.98%) Ivanti
15 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
15 24 (48.98%) Degree
15 24 (48.98%) Computer Science
15 24 (48.98%) Microsoft App-V
15 24 (48.98%) Service Delivery
15 24 (48.98%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (48.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (48.98%) Public Cloud
15 24 (48.98%) Data Centre
15 24 (48.98%) NetScaler
15 24 (48.98%) Computer Science Degree

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 27 (55.10%) MS Exchange
2 24 (48.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) NetScaler
2 5 (10.20%) SAN
3 4 (8.16%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Citrix Specialist
1 17 (34.69%) Citrix Technical Specialist
1 17 (34.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 17 (34.69%) Technical Specialist
1 17 (34.69%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 15 (30.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 4 (8.16%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) IT Support
5 2 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.98%) Computer Science
1 24 (48.98%) Data Centre
1 24 (48.98%) Public Cloud
1 24 (48.98%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) PKI
3 4 (8.16%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (93.88%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Root Cause Analysis
2 25 (51.02%) ITIL
3 24 (48.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 24 (48.98%) Service Delivery
3 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.04%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.04%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Computer Science Degree
1 24 (48.98%) Degree
1 24 (48.98%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.20%) MCSA
2 5 (10.20%) MCSE
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (79.59%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (83.67%) VMware ESXi
2 37 (75.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (67.35%) Hyper-V
4 31 (63.27%) XenApp
4 31 (63.27%) XenDesktop
5 24 (48.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (65.31%) SCVMM
1 32 (65.31%) vCenter Server
1 32 (65.31%) vMotion
2 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) VMware
2 40 (81.63%) Microsoft
3 34 (69.39%) Citrix
4 24 (48.98%) Ivanti
5 12 (24.49%) Veeam
6 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco
7 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) arcserve
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) Symantec