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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England / North East
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 77 82
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.15% 0.54% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 0.98% 4.55% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £30,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.07% +18.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  

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 the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 102 88 68
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 15.02% 11.91% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 95 80 62
Median salary £30,000 £31,750 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.51% +8.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,750 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

vSphere
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend 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 3 months to 26 April 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
Durham - 1 £30,000 -
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 North East region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business

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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire