The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 78 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.39% 0.97% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 3.30% 15.00% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
vSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 40 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.97% 6.47% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 71 34 60
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £23,900 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

vSphere
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the North East region.

vSphere Salary Trend in the North East

vSphere
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the North East 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
Tyne and Wear -14 3 £27,500 -1.78%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) IIS
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Veritas
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) DTV
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) IT Support
3 3 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (50.00%) Field Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Administrator
5 1 (16.67%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (16.67%) Administrator
5 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) SAP