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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 69 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.56% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 3.70% 7.14% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Median salary £40,000 £20,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
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
108 56 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 15.25% 7.52% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 93 47 85
Median salary £28,750 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.57% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the North East region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Tyne and Wear 0 3 £37,500 +87.50%
Durham - 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 North East region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (50.00%) Office 365
4 7 (50.00%) Driving Licence
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 5 (35.71%) Juniper
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (35.71%) CCNP
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) VoIP
6 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (35.71%) SCCM
6 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
6 5 (35.71%) Service Management
6 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
6 5 (35.71%) Veeam

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (35.71%) Skype for Business
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) VoIP
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Skype
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IT Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Senior IT Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) Nagios
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) SolarWinds
3 5 (35.71%) Veeam
4 2 (14.29%) AppSense
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 2 (14.29%) Qualys
4 2 (14.29%) Tripwire
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto