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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.20% 2.59% 3.12%
As % of the System Software category 3.70% 23.53% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 8
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
27 68 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.47% 11.02% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 54 59
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 2014. 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 +3 1 £40,000 -11.11%
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP