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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 45 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.27% 0.38% 3.31%
As % of the System Software category 3.13% 3.23% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Average salary £21,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
32 62 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.63% 11.83% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23 58 24
Average salary £33,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.60% -11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) FTP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SAP