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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 56 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 1 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.22% 0.17% 3.77%
As % of the System Software category 2.08% 1.37% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 16
Average salary £21,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
48 73 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.55% 12.15% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 62 40
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
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 28 August 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 +12 1 £21,000 -44.00% 1
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) DSL
2 3 (75.00%) H.323
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) DSL
2 3 (75.00%) H.323
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) FCoE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (75.00%) Meraki
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IBM