Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 160 160
Rank change year-on-year +11 0 -49
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 42 58 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.08% 1.22% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 9.17% 9.54% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 37
Birmingham median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -21.05%
10th Percentile £30,450 £33,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,875 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -2.60%

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 458 608 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.83% 12.77% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 378 421 394
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £24,388
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -1.41%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 41 (97.62%) VMware
2 38 (90.48%) Windows
3 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
4 36 (85.71%) Active Directory
5 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
6 25 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (47.62%) Veeam
8 19 (45.24%) SAN
8 19 (45.24%) MCSA
9 18 (42.86%) Cisco
10 17 (40.48%) SharePoint
10 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (38.10%) MCSE
12 15 (35.71%) Juniper
12 15 (35.71%) Citrix
12 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
12 15 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (33.33%) SQL
14 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
15 12 (28.57%) Driving Licence
15 12 (28.57%) IIS
15 12 (28.57%) Backup Exec
15 12 (28.57%) Firewall
16 11 (26.19%) Windows 10
17 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
17 10 (23.81%) Business Continuity
17 10 (23.81%) Linux
18 9 (21.43%) Sophos

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 17 (40.48%) SharePoint
2 12 (28.57%) IIS
3 7 (16.67%) Apache
3 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.76%) WordPress
7 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.38%) Drupal
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) SAN
2 12 (28.57%) Firewall
3 9 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (16.67%) DNS
4 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.14%) Skype
5 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 3 (7.14%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.38%) IPsec
7 1 (2.38%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) DbUnit
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) jMock
1 1 (2.38%) JUnit
1 1 (2.38%) Maven
1 1 (2.38%) Mockito
1 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Law
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) IT Support
3 8 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Support Team Leader
4 5 (11.90%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Field Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Ajax
2 1 (2.38%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (2.38%) J2EE
2 1 (2.38%) jQuery
2 1 (2.38%) JSON
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) LESS
2 1 (2.38%) PowerMock
2 1 (2.38%) RESTful
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
2 1 (2.38%) Spring
2 1 (2.38%) Symfony
2 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) XHTML
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 8 (19.05%) Replication
3 7 (16.67%) Clustering
3 7 (16.67%) Handset
3 7 (16.67%) PKI
3 7 (16.67%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.14%) iPad
5 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.76%) iPhone
5 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.38%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.19%) Windows 10
5 10 (23.81%) Linux
6 8 (19.05%) CentOS
7 3 (7.14%) Android
7 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.14%) Unix
8 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.38%) Debian
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Business Continuity
2 7 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (7.14%) Information Security
3 3 (7.14%) Migration
3 3 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.38%) BDD
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.38%) HMVC
5 1 (2.38%) Kanban
5 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.90%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) VB
5 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (45.24%) MCSA
3 16 (38.10%) MCSE
4 15 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (21.43%) MCITP
6 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) CCNA
7 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 25 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
4 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (7.14%) XenApp
5 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 7 (16.67%) vCenter Server
3 3 (7.14%) SCCM
4 2 (4.76%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) VMware
2 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
3 20 (47.62%) Veeam
4 18 (42.86%) Cisco
5 15 (35.71%) Citrix
5 15 (35.71%) Juniper
6 9 (21.43%) Sophos
7 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 7 (16.67%) Dell
9 6 (14.29%) SAP
10 5 (11.90%) HP
10 5 (11.90%) NetApp
11 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
11 4 (9.52%) EMC
12 3 (7.14%) Acronis
12 3 (7.14%) Apple
12 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
13 2 (4.76%) MobileIron
13 2 (4.76%) Sun
13 2 (4.76%) Wyse