Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 69 52
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.25% 0.53% 3.16%
As % of the System Software category 10.17% 6.00% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 14
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,500 £28,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.79% -8.20% -3.17%
10th Percentile £36,250 £22,400 £22,150
90th Percentile £45,625 £29,200 £35,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -6.67%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 59 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 12.27% 8.85% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 49 51
Worcestershire median annual salary £33,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -8.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,100 £18,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,900 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.41% +5.71%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

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
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 6 months to 19 February 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
Worcester +10 6 £42,500 +51.79%
vSphere
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Veeam
2 5 (83.33%) Presales
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Vista
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) MCSA
2 5 (83.33%) Hardware Maintenance
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Co-occurring 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 4 (66.67%) NAS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) IT Manager
2 4 (66.67%) IT Technical Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Vista
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Hardware Maintenance
1 5 (83.33%) Presales
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Line Management
2 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCITP
1 5 (83.33%) MCSA
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Veeam
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) HP