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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.22% 4.40% 3.12%
As % of the System Software category 2.86% 45.65% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 15
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
35 46 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.66% 9.64% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 65
Average salary £50,925 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 27 August 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) NetApp
5 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (33.33%) XenApp
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) SCOM
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) EMC
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (25.00%) NCIE
7 3 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (25.00%) MCTS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Celerra
1 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (8.33%) MOF
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (25.00%) MCTS
2 3 (25.00%) MCITP
2 3 (25.00%) NCIE
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) HP MASE
3 2 (16.67%) VCDX
3 2 (16.67%) NCDA
3 2 (16.67%) VCAP
3 2 (16.67%) CCEE
3 2 (16.67%) CCIA
3 2 (16.67%) VCP5
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (16.67%) HP AIS
4 1 (8.33%) HP ASE
4 1 (8.33%) CCA
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (16.67%) XenServer
6 1 (8.33%) VMFS
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (8.33%) vCloud
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) NetApp
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Mitel
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Sage
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) CommVault
6 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR