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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 187 212 178
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 47 33 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.54% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 7.94% 5.40% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 65
Median salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
592 611 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.83% 10.02% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 476 478 541
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 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
Manchester +19 36 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Cheshire +28 5 £37,500 +8.69% 2
Merseyside +5 2 £32,250 -35.50%
Lancashire +2 2 £37,500 -16.66%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 West region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 59 (75.64%) Windows
2 58 (74.36%) VMware
3 41 (52.56%) Microsoft
4 40 (51.28%) Firewall
5 37 (47.44%) ITIL
6 35 (44.87%) Active Directory
7 31 (39.74%) MS Exchange
8 30 (38.46%) Linux
9 29 (37.18%) SQL
10 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 24 (30.77%) XenServer
12 24 (30.77%) Ruby
12 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (30.77%) Python
13 23 (29.49%) Cisco
14 22 (28.21%) Unix
14 22 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (24.36%) Scrum
16 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
16 19 (24.36%) RUP
16 19 (24.36%) DSDM
16 19 (24.36%) .NET
16 19 (24.36%) Oracle
16 19 (24.36%) WebLogic
16 19 (24.36%) JBoss
16 19 (24.36%) Tivoli
16 19 (24.36%) Shell Script

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 31 (39.74%) MS Exchange
2 19 (24.36%) CloudStack
2 19 (24.36%) JBoss
2 19 (24.36%) OpenStack
2 19 (24.36%) WebLogic
2 19 (24.36%) WebSphere
3 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (17.95%) Skype for Business
4 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
7 8 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.85%) IIS
9 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (51.28%) Firewall
2 15 (19.23%) DHCP
2 15 (19.23%) DNS
2 15 (19.23%) LAN
3 10 (12.82%) NetScaler
3 10 (12.82%) SAN
4 9 (11.54%) Network Security
4 9 (11.54%) WAN
5 7 (8.97%) VPN
6 5 (6.41%) VLAN
7 4 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (5.13%) VoIP
8 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.28%) NAS
9 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.28%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (11.54%) Law
2 7 (8.97%) Back Office
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 19 (24.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (16.67%) Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) Support Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) Network Engineer
6 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Consultant
8 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) IT Support
11 4 (5.13%) Citrix Consultant
11 4 (5.13%) IT Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) VMware Consultant
12 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Replication
3 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.85%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) BYOD
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.28%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.28%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.28%) Life Science
5 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (75.64%) Windows
2 30 (38.46%) Linux
3 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (28.21%) Unix
7 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (10.26%) AIX
9 7 (8.97%) CentOS
10 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
11 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (47.44%) ITIL
2 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
2 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (24.36%) DevOps
2 19 (24.36%) DSDM
2 19 (24.36%) OWASP
2 19 (24.36%) RUP
2 19 (24.36%) Scrum
3 8 (10.26%) ITIL V2
4 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.97%) Patch Management
4 7 (8.97%) Presales
4 7 (8.97%) Time Management
4 7 (8.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (6.41%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (6.41%) Web Application Development
6 3 (3.85%) Process Improvement
6 3 (3.85%) Use Case
7 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) SQL
2 24 (30.77%) Python
2 24 (30.77%) Ruby
3 19 (24.36%) Bash Shell
3 19 (24.36%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (17.95%) CCNA
2 14 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (12.82%) CCNP
4 10 (12.82%) MCSE
5 7 (8.97%) A+ Certification
5 7 (8.97%) CISSP
5 7 (8.97%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (8.97%) HP ASE
5 7 (8.97%) MCITP
5 7 (8.97%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (8.97%) RHCE
5 7 (8.97%) Security+ Certification
6 5 (6.41%) NCDA
7 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.13%) VCAP
8 3 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (3.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (44.87%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.77%) XenServer
3 22 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (24.36%) Xen
5 13 (16.67%) XenApp
6 11 (14.10%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.13%) vCloud
8 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (24.36%) Cobbler
1 19 (24.36%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (24.36%) Puppet
1 19 (24.36%) Tivoli
2 8 (10.26%) Backup Exec
2 8 (10.26%) SCCM
3 7 (8.97%) HP SIM
3 7 (8.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (8.97%) WSUS
4 4 (5.13%) SCOM
4 4 (5.13%) vRealize
4 4 (5.13%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.56%) SnapMirror
5 2 (2.56%) SnapVault
6 1 (1.28%) Cacti
6 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.28%) Nagios
6 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 58 (74.36%) VMware
2 41 (52.56%) Microsoft
3 23 (29.49%) Cisco
4 19 (24.36%) EnterpriseDB
4 19 (24.36%) Oracle
5 17 (21.79%) HP
6 15 (19.23%) Citrix
7 14 (17.95%) NetApp
8 9 (11.54%) Dell
8 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
8 9 (11.54%) Symantec
9 8 (10.26%) EMC
10 7 (8.97%) F5
10 7 (8.97%) GFI Software
10 7 (8.97%) IBM
10 7 (8.97%) MobileIron
10 7 (8.97%) ProCurve
10 7 (8.97%) SolarWinds
10 7 (8.97%) Sophos
11 5 (6.41%) AppSense
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