Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 104 94
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.50% 0.24% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 6.90% 2.86% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 11
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,500 £34,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.12% +7.94% -14.86%
10th Percentile £22,700 £30,800 £28,550
90th Percentile £29,350 £44,200 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -2.60%

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 87 105 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.24% 8.31% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 79 94 82
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,050 £21,250 £22,025
90th Percentile £56,250 £43,000 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -1.41%

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 17 November 2017. 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 - 2 £23,250 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £27,500 -
Stafford - 1 £28,500 -
vSphere
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Veeam
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp

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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Supervisor
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) ProCurve