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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.23% 2.64% 2.77%
As % of the System Software category 2.22% 21.15% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 11
Average salary - £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
vSphere
East Midlands

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

System Software Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
45 52 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 10.39% 12.50% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 47
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,491 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £82,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Derbyshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 2000 Server
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 5 (71.43%) VCAP
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) FlexPod
4 4 (57.14%) VTSP
4 4 (57.14%) NCDA
4 4 (57.14%) NCIE
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) VCDX
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
6 2 (28.57%) CCEE
7 1 (14.29%) CCAA
7 1 (14.29%) CCIA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (14.29%) DSL
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Consultant
3 4 (57.14%) FlexPod Consultant
3 4 (57.14%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Project Leader
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 2000 Server
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) VCAP
3 4 (57.14%) VTSP
3 4 (57.14%) VCDX
3 4 (57.14%) NCDA
3 4 (57.14%) NCIE
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CCEE
5 1 (14.29%) CCAA
5 1 (14.29%) CCIA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) CCA
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec