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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 72 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.33% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 1.41% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -4.62%
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
44 71 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.19% 13.03% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 40 71 52
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (40.00%) Groovy
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Swing
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) OOD

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Gradle
1 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Swing
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) JPA
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix