The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 121 82 107
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +25
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 63 76 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.68% 2.88% 1.88%
As % of the System Software category 12.35% 25.94% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 40
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
West Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
510 293 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.60% 11.11% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 351 213 222
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

vSphere
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Leeds

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leeds

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 124 (98.41%) VMware
2 97 (76.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (69.05%) Windows
4 79 (62.70%) Cisco
5 66 (52.38%) Linux
6 59 (46.83%) SAN
7 54 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 53 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 49 (38.89%) Citrix
10 46 (36.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 45 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 44 (34.92%) Red Hat
12 44 (34.92%) Firewall
13 42 (33.33%) Active Directory
14 40 (31.75%) NetApp
15 39 (30.95%) EMC
16 37 (29.37%) Microsoft Certification
17 35 (27.78%) MCSE
18 32 (25.40%) VMware ESX
19 29 (23.02%) MS Excel
20 28 (22.22%) MS Exchange
21 27 (21.43%) UNIX
21 27 (21.43%) Problem Management
22 26 (20.63%) Internet
23 25 (19.84%) NCDA
24 24 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
24 24 (19.05%) Change Management
24 24 (19.05%) DNS
25 23 (18.25%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 28 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.67%) Apache
3 16 (12.70%) IIS
4 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (7.94%) Tomcat
8 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.97%) Lync
9 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (23.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (46.83%) SAN
2 44 (34.92%) Firewall
3 26 (20.63%) Internet
4 24 (19.05%) DNS
5 20 (15.87%) NAS
6 16 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (7.94%) WAAS
7 10 (7.94%) FTP
8 8 (6.35%) DMZ
9 7 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (4.76%) DHCP
10 6 (4.76%) SSH
10 6 (4.76%) BIG-IP
10 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
11 5 (3.97%) HTTP
11 5 (3.97%) SMTP
11 5 (3.97%) HTTPS
12 4 (3.17%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (14.29%) MySQL
4 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (7.14%) Redis
5 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.76%) Informix
6 6 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Subversion
1 6 (4.76%) JIRA
1 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.76%) Hudson
1 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (6.35%) Advertising
1 8 (6.35%) Games
2 5 (3.97%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (23.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (16.67%) Analyst
3 20 (15.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (15.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (15.08%) Operations Analyst
4 19 (15.08%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 14 (11.11%) Consultant
6 12 (9.52%) Architect
7 11 (8.73%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.94%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.94%) Virtualisation Architect
8 10 (7.94%) Storage Architect
9 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (5.56%) VMware Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
11 6 (4.76%) FlexPod Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) Storage Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) Engineering Manager
11 6 (4.76%) Support Technician
11 6 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) Middleware
1 6 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (3.97%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Enterprise Storage
1 15 (11.90%) IBM XIV
2 11 (8.73%) CLARiiON
2 11 (8.73%) Clustering
2 11 (8.73%) Celerra
3 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.76%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.59%) Replication
5 2 (1.59%) IVR
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
6 1 (0.79%) iSeries
6 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 87 (69.05%) Windows
2 66 (52.38%) Linux
3 53 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (36.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (21.43%) UNIX
7 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (7.14%) Solaris
9 7 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (5.56%) CentOS
10 5 (3.97%) SUSE
10 5 (3.97%) Debian
11 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 24 (19.05%) Change Management
3 23 (18.25%) ITIL
3 23 (18.25%) Load Balancing
4 21 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 21 (16.67%) Project Management
5 17 (13.49%) DevOps
6 16 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.35%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.56%) High Availability
10 7 (5.56%) Network Architecture
10 7 (5.56%) Line Management
11 6 (4.76%) Performance Management
12 5 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (2.38%) CRM
13 3 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.46%) SQL
2 21 (16.67%) PHP
3 17 (13.49%) Bash Shell
4 16 (12.70%) Perl
4 16 (12.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.59%) Ruby
5 2 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (0.79%) C
6 1 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (29.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (27.78%) MCSE
4 25 (19.84%) NCDA
5 24 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (17.46%) VCAP
6 22 (17.46%) MCITP
7 18 (14.29%) NCIE
8 16 (12.70%) VTSP
8 16 (12.70%) CCA
8 16 (12.70%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (11.90%) CCNA
9 15 (11.90%) CCIA
10 13 (10.32%) CCNP
10 13 (10.32%) CCEA
11 12 (9.52%) CCIE
11 12 (9.52%) MCTS
12 10 (7.94%) VCDX
13 8 (6.35%) CCDE
13 8 (6.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 97 (76.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 32 (25.40%) VMware ESX
4 21 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 18 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 15 (11.90%) XenApp
6 15 (11.90%) XenServer
7 10 (7.94%) vCloud
8 9 (7.14%) Squid
9 6 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (4.76%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.59%) Xen
11 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.79%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 16 (12.70%) Nagios
1 16 (12.70%) Opsview
2 12 (9.52%) Puppet
3 9 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.76%) SCOM
4 6 (4.76%) Cacti
4 6 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.17%) SCCM
6 3 (2.38%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.38%) Salt
6 3 (2.38%) PureDisk
7 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.59%) Foglight
7 2 (1.59%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 124 (98.41%) VMware
2 79 (62.70%) Cisco
3 54 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 49 (38.89%) Citrix
5 44 (34.92%) Red Hat
6 40 (31.75%) NetApp
7 39 (30.95%) EMC
8 18 (14.29%) IBM
9 14 (11.11%) Oracle
10 13 (10.32%) Brocade
11 12 (9.52%) Symantec
12 11 (8.73%) 3PAR
13 10 (7.94%) HP
14 9 (7.14%) F5
15 8 (6.35%) CommVault
16 6 (4.76%) Veritas
16 6 (4.76%) Riverbed
16 6 (4.76%) SolarWinds
17 5 (3.97%) Sophos
17 5 (3.97%) CheckPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago