The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 67 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.51% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 3.80% 4.35% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
vSphere
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
79 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.41% 5.34% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 62 23 36
Average salary £27,500 £27,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -34.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £24,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

vSphere
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

vSphere
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 3 £27,500 -1.78%
vSphere
North East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) DTV
5 1 (20.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
2 3 (60.00%) Senior IT Support
2 3 (60.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) SAP