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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 56 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.63% 1.77% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 13.92% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +76.47%
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
39 79 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.18% 12.72% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 63 20
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (87.50%) XenDesktop
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) FTP
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) WSUS
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) CCA
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) FTP
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 3 (37.50%) FCoE
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) DSL
3 3 (37.50%) H.323
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) CCA
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) XenDesktop
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) WSUS
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Meraki
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
Liverpool
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago