Period
to 21 July 2018

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 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 88 108
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.22% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 2.56% 5.06% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Staffordshire median annual salary £31,250 £27,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -27.63% -5.00%
10th Percentile £24,975 £26,100 £29,900
90th Percentile £39,725 £29,400 £45,650
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +20.00%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 78 79 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.65% 7.91% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 71 69 70
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £29,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.55% +11.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,000 £20,450
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,750 £42,725
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 1 £25,000 -
Tamworth - 1 £37,500 -
vSphere
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (50.00%) VSAN
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

vSphere
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VSAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam