The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 52 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.76% 2.37% 2.61%
As % of the System Software category 15.79% 28.21% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 1
Average salary £40,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
vSphere
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

System Software Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
19 39 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.82% 8.39% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 35
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

vSphere
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Liverpool

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) CCA
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix