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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 76 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.76% 0.36% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 10.17% 4.76% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £24,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £41,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
59 63 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.51% 7.64% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 54 62 60
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £23,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £52,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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
Tyne and Wear +3 6 £24,000 -36.00%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Gradle
3 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (25.00%) JPA
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Java

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Gradle
1 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) Swing
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) JPA
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) OOD
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) TDD
1 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
1 2 (25.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds