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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
North West / Merseyside
Rank 50 60 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.12% 0.41% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 13.48% 2.53% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 5
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -19.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88%  

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 89 79 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 15.70% 16.16% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 34
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +13 11 £45,000 +38.46% 4
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
6 8 (57.14%) NetApp
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (50.00%) MCITP
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (50.00%) Firewall
7 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (42.86%) NCDA
8 6 (42.86%) FlexPod
8 6 (42.86%) Cisco
8 6 (42.86%) Change Management
8 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (42.86%) CCNA
8 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
8 6 (42.86%) Finance
9 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
9 5 (35.71%) IIS
9 5 (35.71%) Data ONTAP

vSphere
Top Related 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (35.71%) IIS
4 2 (14.29%) GroupWise
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Server Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Server Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Server Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) FlexPod
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Change Management
1 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCITP
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) NCDA
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (21.43%) XenApp
5 2 (14.29%) NDS
5 2 (14.29%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) NetApp
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Sophos
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