The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 53 59
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.91% 1.08% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 6.10% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Median salary £31,000 £32,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.12% -36.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 75 82 50
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 13.66% 17.71% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 57 37
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £23,168
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Merseyside

vSphere
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Merseyside.

Salary trend for vSphere in Merseyside

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Merseyside

vSphere
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Liverpool -2 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1
vSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (58.82%) MCITP
6 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
7 9 (52.94%) NetApp
8 8 (47.06%) Linux
8 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
9 7 (41.18%) Cisco
9 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
9 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
10 6 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (35.29%) FlexPod
10 6 (35.29%) NCDA
10 6 (35.29%) CCNA
10 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
10 6 (35.29%) Finance
10 6 (35.29%) Change Management
10 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (35.29%) Firewall
10 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (29.41%) HP
11 5 (29.41%) IIS

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (29.41%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Server Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Server Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Server Specialist
5 3 (17.65%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) FlexPod
3 3 (17.65%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
6 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Change Management
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
2 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) MCITP
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNA
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) NCDA
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (23.53%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) NetApp
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) Sophos
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Meraki
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 4 days ago