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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.61% 0.31% 2.80%
As % of the System Software category 7.50% 2.56% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
vSphere
North West

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

System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
40 78 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.16% 12.21% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30 68 27
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £23,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

vSphere
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Merseyside

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Merseyside

vSphere
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +11 1 £21,000 -44.00%
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
4 4 (57.14%) VoIP
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) WSUS
4 4 (57.14%) Internet
5 3 (42.86%) MPLS
5 3 (42.86%) DSL
5 3 (42.86%) H.323
5 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (42.86%) IPsec
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) DSL
4 3 (42.86%) H.323
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) FCoE
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) FlexPod
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) CCA
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) WSUS
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
3 3 (42.86%) Meraki
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) SAP