The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 61 68 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.23% 0.61% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 2.50% 11.11% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £26,000 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.57% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 40 36 58
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 9.32% 5.52% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 48
Median salary £30,000 £25,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +2.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £36,900 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for vSphere in Staffordshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £26,000 -
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Android

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Support
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware