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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 193 202 193
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 44 58 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.88% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 7.64% 8.38% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43 56 57
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,500 £47,650
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
576 692 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.84% 10.51% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 481 538 616
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 July 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 July 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 0 35 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Merseyside -2 7 £32,250 -35.50%
Cheshire +26 2 £45,000 +20.00% 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 63 (76.83%) Windows
2 57 (69.51%) VMware
3 48 (58.54%) Firewall
4 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
5 40 (48.78%) Active Directory
6 36 (43.90%) ITIL
7 34 (41.46%) Linux
7 34 (41.46%) Windows Server
8 32 (39.02%) Configuration Management
9 31 (37.80%) SQL
10 30 (36.59%) Python
10 30 (36.59%) Ruby
10 30 (36.59%) XenServer
11 29 (35.37%) Puppet
12 28 (34.15%) DNS
13 27 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (31.71%) DevOps
14 26 (31.71%) DHCP
14 26 (31.71%) Unix
15 25 (30.49%) WebLogic
15 25 (30.49%) .NET
15 25 (30.49%) Oracle
15 25 (30.49%) JBoss
15 25 (30.49%) RUP
15 25 (30.49%) DSDM
15 25 (30.49%) Tivoli
15 25 (30.49%) Shell Script
15 25 (30.49%) WebSphere
15 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (30.49%) Scrum

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 25 (30.49%) CloudStack
1 25 (30.49%) JBoss
1 25 (30.49%) OpenStack
1 25 (30.49%) WebLogic
1 25 (30.49%) WebSphere
2 18 (21.95%) MS Exchange
3 13 (15.85%) IIS
4 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.54%) Skype for Business
6 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Office 365
2 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (58.54%) Firewall
2 28 (34.15%) DNS
3 26 (31.71%) DHCP
4 11 (13.41%) NetScaler
5 9 (10.98%) VPN
6 8 (9.76%) LAN
6 8 (9.76%) WAN
7 6 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (7.32%) iSCSI
7 6 (7.32%) SAN
8 4 (4.88%) Internet
9 3 (3.66%) DSL
9 3 (3.66%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.66%) MPLS
9 3 (3.66%) SNMP
9 3 (3.66%) VoIP
9 3 (3.66%) VPLS
10 2 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 12 (14.63%) Law
2 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (14.63%) Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Consultant
6 9 (10.98%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Support Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Citrix Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) VMware Consultant
10 5 (6.10%) IT Support
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Citrix Consultant
11 4 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) IT Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
12 3 (3.66%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.49%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Replication
2 6 (7.32%) Clustering
2 6 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) iPad
3 4 (4.88%) PKI
4 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.66%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (3.66%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.22%) BYOD
6 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.22%) Life Science
6 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (76.83%) Windows
2 34 (41.46%) Linux
2 34 (41.46%) Windows Server
3 26 (31.71%) Unix
4 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.22%) AIX
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) ITIL
2 32 (39.02%) Configuration Management
3 26 (31.71%) DevOps
4 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.49%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (30.49%) DSDM
4 25 (30.49%) OWASP
4 25 (30.49%) RUP
4 25 (30.49%) Scrum
5 7 (8.54%) Load Balancing
5 7 (8.54%) Time Management
6 6 (7.32%) Presales
7 5 (6.10%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (6.10%) Email Filtering
7 5 (6.10%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.10%) Web Application Development
8 4 (4.88%) Use Case
9 3 (3.66%) Network Management
9 3 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.66%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) SQL
2 30 (36.59%) Python
2 30 (36.59%) Ruby
3 25 (30.49%) Bash Shell
3 25 (30.49%) Shell Script
4 19 (23.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (7.32%) VCAP
3 3 (3.66%) CCNA
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.66%) MCSA
3 3 (3.66%) MCSE
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) CCNP
4 2 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.22%) CCA
5 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 30 (36.59%) XenServer
3 27 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (30.49%) Xen
5 16 (19.51%) XenApp
6 15 (18.29%) XenDesktop
7 10 (12.20%) vCloud
8 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
9 6 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (6.10%) ISA Server
10 5 (6.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (3.66%) NFS
12 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
13 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (35.37%) Puppet
2 25 (30.49%) Cobbler
2 25 (30.49%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (30.49%) Tivoli
3 10 (12.20%) SCCM
3 10 (12.20%) vRealize
4 6 (7.32%) SCOM
5 4 (4.88%) RANCID
6 3 (3.66%) Nagios
7 1 (1.22%) Ansible
7 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 57 (69.51%) VMware
2 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.49%) EnterpriseDB
3 25 (30.49%) Oracle
4 18 (21.95%) Citrix
5 13 (15.85%) Cisco
6 11 (13.41%) EMC
6 11 (13.41%) HP
7 7 (8.54%) Dell
7 7 (8.54%) F5
7 7 (8.54%) MobileIron
8 6 (7.32%) Juniper
8 6 (7.32%) NetApp
9 5 (6.10%) AppSense
10 4 (4.88%) Veeam
11 3 (3.66%) Avaya
11 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.66%) iManage
11 3 (3.66%) Zerto
12 2 (2.44%) Hitachi
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