Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 153 159
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 44 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.12% 1.04% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 7.72% 10.58% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 33
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% -8.52% -7.37%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £26,400
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -14.77% +17.33%

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 570 378 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.51% 9.87% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 375 315 464
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,600 £23,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £57,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 43 (97.73%) Windows
1 43 (97.73%) VMware
2 42 (95.45%) Windows Server
3 40 (90.91%) Citrix
4 38 (86.36%) SLA
4 38 (86.36%) XenDesktop
5 37 (84.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (79.55%) XenApp
7 33 (75.00%) Hyper-V
8 32 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (70.45%) MS Exchange
10 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
11 28 (63.64%) Self-Motivation
12 25 (56.82%) ITIL
13 24 (54.55%) Service Delivery
13 24 (54.55%) vCenter Server
13 24 (54.55%) vMotion
13 24 (54.55%) NetScaler
13 24 (54.55%) SCVMM
14 23 (52.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (52.27%) Root Cause Analysis
14 23 (52.27%) Exchange Server 2010
14 23 (52.27%) Public Cloud
14 23 (52.27%) Data Centre
14 23 (52.27%) Computer Science Degree
14 23 (52.27%) Microsoft App-V
14 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
14 23 (52.27%) Degree
14 23 (52.27%) Computer Science
14 23 (52.27%) Ivanti

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 31 (70.45%) MS Exchange
2 23 (52.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) Office 365
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) NetScaler
2 10 (22.73%) SAN
3 8 (18.18%) Firewall
3 8 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (6.82%) IPsec
4 3 (6.82%) IPv6
4 3 (6.82%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (6.82%) VLAN
4 3 (6.82%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2016
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Citrix Specialist
1 19 (43.18%) Citrix Technical Specialist
1 19 (43.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 19 (43.18%) Technical Specialist
1 19 (43.18%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Implementation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Backup Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (2.27%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (63.64%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (52.27%) Computer Science
2 23 (52.27%) Data Centre
2 23 (52.27%) Public Cloud
3 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.82%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 43 (97.73%) Windows
2 42 (95.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) ITIL
2 24 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 23 (52.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (52.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.82%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.27%) Data Management
7 1 (2.27%) High Availability
7 1 (2.27%) Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
3 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 23 (52.27%) Degree
1 23 (52.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (86.36%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (86.36%) XenDesktop
2 37 (84.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (79.55%) XenApp
4 33 (75.00%) Hyper-V
5 32 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (52.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
8 3 (6.82%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
8 3 (6.82%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (54.55%) SCVMM
1 24 (54.55%) vCenter Server
1 24 (54.55%) vMotion
2 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (97.73%) VMware
2 40 (90.91%) Citrix
3 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
4 23 (52.27%) Ivanti
5 10 (22.73%) HP
5 10 (22.73%) NetApp
6 9 (20.45%) Dell
7 8 (18.18%) Cisco
7 8 (18.18%) Veeam
8 4 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.82%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.27%) arcserve
10 1 (2.27%) CommVault
10 1 (2.27%) EMC
10 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
10 1 (2.27%) IBM
10 1 (2.27%) Symantec