Period
to 25 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 72 93
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 +17
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 25 12 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.87% 1.28% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 10.46% 6.82% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 9
10th Percentile £26,000 £30,699 -
25th Percentile £26,188 £30,725 £21,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £38,250 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.50% +27.50% -7.69%
75th Percentile £41,563 £46,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £54,000 £50,000 £44,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -

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 239 176 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.88% 18.78% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 206 157 131
10th Percentile £25,875 £24,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £32,386
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,250 £42,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% -5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% -

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Durham -5 13 £40,000 +27.35%
Tyne and Wear -18 10 £26,750 -40.56% 2
Northumberland - 2 £52,500 -
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
3 19 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (76.00%) Windows
3 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
4 18 (72.00%) DNS
5 17 (68.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (52.00%) DHCP
6 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
6 13 (52.00%) Azure
7 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (48.00%) Citrix
8 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (44.00%) C#
8 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
8 11 (44.00%) .NET
8 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (44.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (44.00%) WSUS
8 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
8 11 (44.00%) XenApp
8 11 (44.00%) High Availability
8 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (44.00%) Patch Management
8 11 (44.00%) Security Patching
9 10 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (40.00%) Degree
9 10 (40.00%) NetBackup

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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) DNS
2 17 (68.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (52.00%) DHCP
4 10 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (40.00%) LAN
4 10 (40.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (8.00%) SAN
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.00%) VSAN
General
1 6 (24.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Administrator
1 10 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (40.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 10 (40.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) IT Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) IT Support
3 5 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (20.00%) Renewable Energy
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
1 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (44.00%) High Availability
1 11 (44.00%) Incident Management
1 11 (44.00%) Patch Management
1 11 (44.00%) Security Patching
2 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Information Management
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Revenue Management
5 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Development
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Presales
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) MCSA
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (44.00%) XenApp
4 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) NFS
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) WSUS
2 10 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (24.00%) SCCM
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) PowerCLI
5 1 (4.00%) SCOM
5 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) Citrix
4 10 (40.00%) Veritas
5 8 (32.00%) Veeam
6 5 (20.00%) Dell
6 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) Intel
7 1 (4.00%) Sophos