The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 52 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.57% 5.25% 1.77%
As % of the System Software category 25.71% 43.90% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 4
Median salary £33,000 £28,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.85% +30.23%  
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 35 41 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 10.00% 11.95% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 21
Median salary £33,000 £28,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,546
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Worcestershire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

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

Salary histogram for vSphere in Worcestershire

vSphere
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Worcester -12 9 £33,000 -
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire 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