The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 24 41
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby - 3.86% 3.11%
As % of the System Software category - 30.77% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 9
Average salary - £46,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region.

System Software Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 4.87% 12.56% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 45
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £24,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £82,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

vSphere
Salary Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Derby region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Derby

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derby region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) VCAP
4 9 (75.00%) NCDA
4 9 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco
5 8 (66.67%) NetApp
5 8 (66.67%) VCDX
5 8 (66.67%) NCIE
6 7 (58.33%) VTSP
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) IIS
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (58.33%) FlexPod
7 4 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) MCITP
7 4 (33.33%) CCEE
8 3 (25.00%) XenApp
8 3 (25.00%) XenServer
8 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (25.00%) Dell

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derby region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Consultant
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Consultant
3 7 (58.33%) FlexPod Consultant
3 7 (58.33%) Storage Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) FlexPod
2 1 (8.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (8.33%) Celerra
2 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (83.33%) VCAP
3 9 (75.00%) NCDA
4 8 (66.67%) NCIE
4 8 (66.67%) VCDX
5 7 (58.33%) VTSP
6 4 (33.33%) CCEE
6 4 (33.33%) MCITP
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) CCIA
8 2 (16.67%) CCAA
8 2 (16.67%) CCA
8 2 (16.67%) MCSE
8 2 (16.67%) MCTS
9 1 (8.33%) HP AIS
9 1 (8.33%) HP ASE
9 1 (8.33%) HP MASE
9 1 (8.33%) CCIE
9 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenServer
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
4 8 (66.67%) NetApp
5 4 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) EMC
7 1 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Veeam