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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 53 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.91% 0.75% 1.83%
As % of the System Software category 6.06% 13.64% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Average salary £36,250 £40,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.49% -14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £40,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £40,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
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
66 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.00% 5.53% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 31
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £23,800 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £48,950
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Law
3 3 (60.00%) Replication
3 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Cacti
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) DSL
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) VPLS
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (60.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Network Support
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cacti
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp