The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.01% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 6.82% 1.89% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £32,500 £21,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -44.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
88 53 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.79% 11.88% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67 38 63
Median salary £34,000 £32,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Merseyside

vSphere
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -13 4 £32,500 +54.76%
St Helens - 2 £32,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) Law
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Replication
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) DSL
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Avaya
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) DSL
2 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
2 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) VPLS
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (62.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Network Support
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
1 3 (37.50%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Email Filtering
1 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (37.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Avaya
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) iManage