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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 110 111 86
Rank change year-on-year +1 -25  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.76% 0.98% 1.62%
As % of the System Software category 8.92% 8.68% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 23
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88%  

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 157 265 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.57% 11.27% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 116 207 151
Median salary £41,000 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.79% +2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,625 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Birmingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 35 (81.40%) VMware
2 33 (76.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (48.84%) Windows
4 20 (46.51%) SAN
4 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
5 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
5 19 (44.19%) Cisco
5 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
5 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (41.86%) Dell
6 18 (41.86%) NetApp
7 17 (39.53%) HP
7 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
8 16 (37.21%) SonicWALL
8 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (37.21%) Forefront TMG
8 16 (37.21%) IPv4
8 16 (37.21%) Firewall
8 16 (37.21%) Citrix
8 16 (37.21%) CheckPoint
8 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (32.56%) XenApp
10 12 (27.91%) NetScaler
10 12 (27.91%) EdgeSight
10 12 (27.91%) Validation
10 12 (27.91%) SLA
11 11 (25.58%) HP StoreVirtual
12 10 (23.26%) IPsec
13 9 (20.93%) Scrum

vSphere
Top Related 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 (44.19%) MS Exchange
2 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) SAN
2 16 (37.21%) Firewall
2 16 (37.21%) IPv4
3 12 (27.91%) NetScaler
4 10 (23.26%) IPsec
5 9 (20.93%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (6.98%) NAS
7 2 (4.65%) IPv6
7 2 (4.65%) VoIP
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.33%) LAN
8 1 (2.33%) Network Security
8 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) DbUnit
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
1 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
1 9 (20.93%) jMock
1 9 (20.93%) JUnit
1 9 (20.93%) Maven
1 9 (20.93%) Mockito
1 9 (20.93%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (2.33%) Advertising
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Installations Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Junior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) J2EE
1 9 (20.93%) PowerMock
1 9 (20.93%) REST
1 9 (20.93%) RESTful
1 9 (20.93%) SOAP
1 9 (20.93%) Spring
1 9 (20.93%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) jBPM
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (13.95%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) CCTV
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
1 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
3 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Android
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Validation
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) BDD
2 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
2 9 (20.93%) Kanban
2 9 (20.93%) OO
2 9 (20.93%) Scrum
2 9 (20.93%) TDD
2 9 (20.93%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
3 8 (18.60%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL
5 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.33%) Microservices
5 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Java
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (76.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
3 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
4 16 (37.21%) Forefront TMG
5 14 (32.56%) XenApp
6 9 (20.93%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) VMware
2 19 (44.19%) Cisco
3 18 (41.86%) Dell
3 18 (41.86%) NetApp
4 17 (39.53%) HP
5 16 (37.21%) CheckPoint
5 16 (37.21%) Citrix
5 16 (37.21%) SonicWALL
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.33%) CommVault
7 1 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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