The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Worcestershire / Worcester
Rank 29 17 21
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 5.84% 6.88% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 42.31% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 1
Median salary £33,000 £33,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.37% -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 Worcester with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 21 26 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 13.64% 16.25% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 11
Median salary £33,000 £28,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.85% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Worcester

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Worcester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Worcester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Worcester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Worcester region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) Veeam
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) Backup Exec
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) IIS
2 9 (90.00%) MCSA
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (80.00%) MCSE
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (80.00%) MCITP
4 6 (60.00%) Driving Licence
5 5 (50.00%) Office 365
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) SAP
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Vista
6 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (40.00%) NAS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester 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 9 (90.00%) IIS
1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Technical Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Adviser
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Line Management
2 3 (30.00%) Presales
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) MCSA
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MCITP
2 8 (80.00%) MCSE
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Veeam
3 5 (50.00%) SAP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (40.00%) HP