Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 154 162
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 -64
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 45 57 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.23% 1.30% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 10.09% 10.33% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 38 37
Birmingham median annual salary £39,000 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +12.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £33,750 £31,150
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £37,750 £36,250
% change year-on-year +0.66% +4.14% -3.33%

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 446 552 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.16% 12.62% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 340 356 364
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,375 £57,500 £61,175
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%

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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 43 (95.56%) VMware
2 41 (91.11%) Windows
2 41 (91.11%) Microsoft
3 37 (82.22%) Windows Server
4 31 (68.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (62.22%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (51.11%) vCenter Server
7 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
8 21 (46.67%) Hyper-V
9 20 (44.44%) Citrix
10 19 (42.22%) SLA
11 17 (37.78%) MCSA
11 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (35.56%) SCVMM
12 16 (35.56%) vMotion
13 15 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (33.33%) Juniper
14 14 (31.11%) Cisco
15 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
15 13 (28.89%) MCSE
15 13 (28.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
15 13 (28.89%) XenApp
15 13 (28.89%) XenDesktop
15 13 (28.89%) Veeam
16 12 (26.67%) NetScaler
16 12 (26.67%) Firewall
16 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
17 11 (24.44%) Linux
17 11 (24.44%) SAN

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 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.56%) Apache
3 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.11%) IIS
4 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.22%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
1 12 (26.67%) NetScaler
2 11 (24.44%) SAN
3 6 (13.33%) VPN
4 4 (8.89%) DNS
4 4 (8.89%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.67%) Skype
5 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) DbUnit
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) jMock
1 1 (2.22%) JUnit
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
1 1 (2.22%) Mockito
1 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
4 5 (11.11%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 5 (11.11%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Ajax
2 1 (2.22%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) HTML5
2 1 (2.22%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) JSON
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
2 1 (2.22%) Laravel
2 1 (2.22%) LESS
2 1 (2.22%) PowerMock
2 1 (2.22%) RESTful
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) Symfony
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XHTML
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (22.22%) Public Cloud
3 8 (17.78%) Replication
4 7 (15.56%) Clustering
4 7 (15.56%) Handset
5 5 (11.11%) Driving Licence
6 4 (8.89%) PKI
7 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
7 3 (6.67%) iPad
8 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
8 2 (4.44%) iPhone
8 2 (4.44%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
9 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
9 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (91.11%) Windows
2 37 (82.22%) Windows Server
3 11 (24.44%) Linux
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.78%) CentOS
5 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.67%) Android
7 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.67%) Unix
8 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.22%) Debian
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (24.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (22.22%) ITIL
3 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity
4 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity Planning
4 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) Information Security
5 3 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.22%) API Development
7 1 (2.22%) HMVC
7 1 (2.22%) Mobile First
7 1 (2.22%) Runbook
7 1 (2.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
1 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.67%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) MCSA
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (28.89%) MCSE
2 13 (28.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (22.22%) Degree
3 10 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (11.11%) MCITP
4 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) CCNA
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (42.22%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (62.22%) VMware ESXi
3 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
4 21 (46.67%) Hyper-V
5 13 (28.89%) XenApp
5 13 (28.89%) XenDesktop
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (51.11%) vCenter Server
2 16 (35.56%) SCVMM
2 16 (35.56%) vMotion
3 5 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.67%) SCCM
5 2 (4.44%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 43 (95.56%) VMware
2 41 (91.11%) Microsoft
3 20 (44.44%) Citrix
4 15 (33.33%) Juniper
5 14 (31.11%) Cisco
6 13 (28.89%) Veeam
7 10 (22.22%) Ivanti
8 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
10 4 (8.89%) Sophos
11 3 (6.67%) Acronis
11 3 (6.67%) Apple
11 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
12 2 (4.44%) Dell
12 2 (4.44%) MobileIron
12 2 (4.44%) Wyse
13 1 (2.22%) Cognos
13 1 (2.22%) IBM
13 1 (2.22%) NetApp
13 1 (2.22%) Oracle