The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / North West
Rank 209 200 198
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 39 34 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.61% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 6.01% 5.18% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 51
Median salary £46,250 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
649 657 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.77% 11.82% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 503 543 626
Median salary £38,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 West

vSphere
Salary Trend in the North West

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

vSphere Salary Trend in the North West

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in the North West

vSphere
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester -28 28 £70,000 +100.00% 5
Cheshire +18 5 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Lancashire -7 3 - - 1
Merseyside +2 2 £46,250 - 2
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 79 (66.95%) Windows
2 67 (56.78%) VMware
3 64 (54.24%) Active Directory
4 60 (50.85%) SQL
5 59 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 57 (48.31%) Linux
7 45 (38.14%) Windows Server
8 44 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (35.59%) Puppet
9 42 (35.59%) Python
9 42 (35.59%) Shell Script
9 42 (35.59%) Opscode Chef
10 40 (33.90%) Unix
10 40 (33.90%) ITIL
11 38 (32.20%) SQL Server
11 38 (32.20%) Configuration Management
11 38 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (31.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (30.51%) OpenStack
13 36 (30.51%) Oracle
14 33 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (27.97%) Tivoli
14 33 (27.97%) Firewall
14 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (27.12%) Ruby
15 32 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (27.12%) Xen
15 32 (27.12%) CloudStack
15 32 (27.12%) Bash Shell
15 32 (27.12%) XenServer

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 36 (30.51%) OpenStack
2 32 (27.12%) CloudStack
3 27 (22.88%) MS Exchange
4 21 (17.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (12.71%) WebSphere
7 13 (11.02%) JBoss
7 13 (11.02%) WebLogic
8 12 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (9.32%) IIS
10 5 (4.24%) Apache
11 2 (1.69%) GroupWise
11 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.85%) DNN
12 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.32%) Office 365
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.54%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.54%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.97%) Firewall
2 20 (16.95%) DNS
3 16 (13.56%) LAN
3 16 (13.56%) WAN
4 14 (11.86%) DHCP
4 14 (11.86%) SAN
5 11 (9.32%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (8.47%) Internet
6 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.08%) VLAN
8 5 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.24%) IPsec
8 5 (4.24%) SNMP
8 5 (4.24%) VPN
9 4 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.39%) IPv4
10 3 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.54%) WLAN
11 1 (0.85%) VoIP
11 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.24%) MySQL
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
1 7 (5.93%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.54%) Subversion
General
1 9 (7.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Finance
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (27.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (23.73%) Support Engineer
3 26 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (13.56%) Platform Engineer
5 13 (11.02%) Infrastructure Support
6 12 (10.17%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (10.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 11 (9.32%) IT Engineer
7 11 (9.32%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (8.47%) IT Support
8 10 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) Analyst
10 8 (6.78%) Data Centre Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Support Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.25%) .NET
2 10 (8.47%) Web Services
3 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.24%) HTML
3 5 (4.24%) LAMP
4 4 (3.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.02%) Clustering
3 12 (10.17%) Computer Science
4 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.39%) e-Health
6 4 (3.39%) EMC VNX
6 4 (3.39%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.54%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.54%) Replication
8 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.85%) Blog
9 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.85%) IPTV
9 1 (0.85%) NHS
9 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 79 (66.95%) Windows
2 57 (48.31%) Linux
3 45 (38.14%) Windows Server
4 40 (33.90%) Unix
5 38 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (31.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (7.63%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.54%) AIX
10 3 (2.54%) CentOS
10 3 (2.54%) HPUX
10 3 (2.54%) Solaris
10 3 (2.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.54%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.90%) ITIL
2 38 (32.20%) Configuration Management
3 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (27.12%) DevOps
4 32 (27.12%) DSDM
4 32 (27.12%) Scrum
5 28 (23.73%) RUP
6 25 (21.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (10.17%) OWASP
8 10 (8.47%) Coaching
8 10 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.78%) Process Improvement
10 6 (5.08%) Auto-Scaling
11 5 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.24%) CRM
11 5 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.24%) Web Development
12 4 (3.39%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.85%) SQL
2 42 (35.59%) Python
2 42 (35.59%) Shell Script
3 32 (27.12%) Bash Shell
3 32 (27.12%) Ruby
4 15 (12.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.24%) VB
6 4 (3.39%) C#
6 4 (3.39%) C++
6 4 (3.39%) Java
6 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (17.80%) MCSE
3 20 (16.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (16.10%) MCSA
5 13 (11.02%) Degree
6 11 (9.32%) Security Cleared
7 9 (7.63%) MCITP
7 9 (7.63%) NCIE
7 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.78%) CCA
8 8 (6.78%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (6.78%) VCP5
9 5 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (3.39%) CCNA
11 3 (2.54%) NCDA
12 2 (1.69%) MCP
13 1 (0.85%) CCNP
13 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (54.24%) Active Directory
2 44 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (27.12%) Xen
3 32 (27.12%) XenServer
4 18 (15.25%) Hyper-V
5 14 (11.86%) vCloud
6 11 (9.32%) XenApp
7 8 (6.78%) XenDesktop
8 6 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.54%) Firmware
11 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.69%) NDS
11 2 (1.69%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.85%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 42 (35.59%) Opscode Chef
1 42 (35.59%) Puppet
2 33 (27.97%) Tivoli
3 28 (23.73%) Cobbler
4 17 (14.41%) Ansible
5 14 (11.86%) SCCM
6 10 (8.47%) vMotion
7 9 (7.63%) Nagios
8 7 (5.93%) vRealize
9 6 (5.08%) Backup Exec
10 5 (4.24%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (4.24%) OpenView
10 5 (4.24%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 4 (3.39%) NetBackup
12 3 (2.54%) Terraform
13 2 (1.69%) WSUS
14 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
14 1 (0.85%) SCOM
14 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 67 (56.78%) VMware
2 59 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (30.51%) Oracle
4 32 (27.12%) EnterpriseDB
5 20 (16.95%) Cisco
6 18 (15.25%) NetApp
7 16 (13.56%) EMC
8 14 (11.86%) IBM
8 14 (11.86%) Veeam
9 13 (11.02%) HP
10 12 (10.17%) Citrix
10 12 (10.17%) Dell
11 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
12 10 (8.47%) Zerto
13 5 (4.24%) BMC
13 5 (4.24%) Compuware
13 5 (4.24%) Veritas
14 4 (3.39%) CA
14 4 (3.39%) Dynatrace
14 4 (3.39%) Nimsoft
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