Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 85 123
Rank change year-on-year -73 +38 +44
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 9 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.78% 0.95% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 4.72% 5.29% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 9
10th Percentile £24,250 £36,453 £32,050
25th Percentile £25,375 £41,250 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £29,750 £42,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -30.00% +30.77% -35.00%
75th Percentile £34,688 £63,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £36,375 £73,500 £52,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,525
% change year-on-year -11.76% -4.55% +14.90%

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 551 170 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.43% 17.91% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 469 144 375
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,375 £25,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £35,841 £28,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £47,500 £40,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% +17.28% -4.71%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Birmingham

vSphere
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vSphere in Birmingham.

Salary trend for vSphere in Birmingham

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in Birmingham over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (96.15%) VMware
3 24 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (84.62%) SC Cleared
4 22 (84.62%) DV Cleared
4 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
4 22 (84.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (84.62%) Data Centre
4 22 (84.62%) Server Management
4 22 (84.62%) Management Information System
4 22 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (84.62%) MCP
4 22 (84.62%) MCSE
4 22 (84.62%) MCSA
4 22 (84.62%) Legacy Systems
5 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 2 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Azure
6 2 (7.69%) Replication
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Licensing

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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Architect
1 22 (84.62%) Infrastructure Architect
1 22 (84.62%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 22 (84.62%) Technical Architect
1 22 (84.62%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (84.62%) Data Centre
1 22 (84.62%) Legacy Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Server Management
2 1 (3.85%) Change Management
2 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.85%) Proactive Maintenance
2 1 (3.85%) Project Delivery
2 1 (3.85%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) DV Cleared
1 22 (84.62%) MCP
1 22 (84.62%) MCSA
1 22 (84.62%) MCSE
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
1 22 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
1 22 (84.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) NFS
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (96.15%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix