Period
to 25 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 77 105
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28 +17
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 8 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.10% 0.86% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 5.53% 5.48% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
10th Percentile £25,700 £32,840 £29,925
25th Percentile £26,250 £33,750 £31,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +22.88%
75th Percentile £53,125 £44,063 £38,313
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £38,575
England median annual salary £47,500 £51,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year -8.21% +11.29% +3.33%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 235 146 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.86% 15.70% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 206 126 101
10th Percentile £25,625 £22,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £34,000 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +26.47% -13.92% +12.86%
75th Percentile £57,500 £43,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £51,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in the North East

vSphere
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vSphere in the North East.

Salary trend for vSphere in the North East

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in the North East over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the North East

vSphere
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the North East region over the 6 months to 25 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -11 9 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Durham +11 4 £27,500 -12.45%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 5 (38.46%) Veeam
6 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) SSL
7 4 (30.77%) SMTP
7 4 (30.77%) HTTP
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 4 (30.77%) Sophos
7 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (30.77%) Social Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (23.08%) GDPR
8 3 (23.08%) Dell KACE
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) SMTP
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
1 4 (30.77%) Social Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Support
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Hardening
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (30.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) NFS
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Veeam
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Sophos
6 3 (23.08%) arcserve
6 3 (23.08%) Dell
6 3 (23.08%) Dell KACE
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) Asigra
8 1 (7.69%) Nimble Storage