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

VMware vSphere
England > North East
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 96 86 76
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 +28
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 13 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.44% 1.14% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 8.03% 5.60% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 9
10th Percentile £26,425 £25,700 £28,824
25th Percentile £36,250 £26,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +3.45%
75th Percentile - £53,125 £43,750
90th Percentile £45,125 £60,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year - -8.65% +11.83%

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 299 232 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.98% 20.28% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 251 204 127
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,900 £22,000
25th Percentile £33,875 £31,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £43,500 £33,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.20% +31.82% -16.46%
75th Percentile £71,875 £57,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £51,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -7 15 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Tyne and Wear -14 8 £31,500 -25.88%
Northumberland - 1 £52,500 -
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (79.17%) DNS
3 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (79.17%) Patch Management
4 18 (75.00%) WSUS
4 18 (75.00%) Windows
4 18 (75.00%) Citrix
5 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
5 17 (70.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (70.83%) ITIL
5 17 (70.83%) DHCP
5 17 (70.83%) Incident Management
5 17 (70.83%) High Availability
5 17 (70.83%) Hyper-V
5 17 (70.83%) Azure
5 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
6 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
7 15 (62.50%) LAN
7 15 (62.50%) WAN
7 15 (62.50%) C#
7 15 (62.50%) VB.NET
7 15 (62.50%) .NET
7 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (62.50%) XenApp
7 15 (62.50%) Security Patching
7 15 (62.50%) PowerShell
7 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2016

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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (70.83%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) DNS
2 17 (70.83%) DHCP
3 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 15 (62.50%) LAN
4 15 (62.50%) WAN
5 13 (54.17%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall
6 2 (8.33%) HTTP
6 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.33%) SD-WAN
6 2 (8.33%) SMTP
6 2 (8.33%) SSL
7 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (8.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Administrator
1 15 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (54.17%) VMWare Administrator
2 13 (54.17%) Wintel Administrator
2 13 (54.17%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Backup Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Cyberattack
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
5 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Patch Management
2 17 (70.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (70.83%) High Availability
2 17 (70.83%) Incident Management
2 17 (70.83%) ITIL
3 15 (62.50%) Security Patching
4 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
4 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
5 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
1 15 (62.50%) PowerShell
1 15 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (70.83%) Hyper-V
3 15 (62.50%) XenApp
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (75.00%) WSUS
2 13 (54.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (75.00%) Citrix
4 13 (54.17%) Veritas
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) Veeam