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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
North West / Merseyside
Rank 70 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.34% 0.76% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.89% 5.06% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -19.75%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
106 79 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.76% 15.08% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 59 52 21
Median salary £43,349 £38,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.07% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £21,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,900 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -9 2 £36,000 -0.68%
Bootle - 1 £36,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) NDS
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) GroupWise
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) pfSense
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (25.00%) VSAN

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 2 (50.00%) GroupWise
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) VPLS
3 1 (25.00%) VSAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) NDS
3 2 (50.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) pfSense
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) HP