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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 112 95 123
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 58 82 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.69% 2.48% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 13.88% 17.30% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53 47 33
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
418 474 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.20% 14.35% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 345 334 195
Average salary £35,661 £35,300 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.02% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leeds

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 114 (94.21%) VMware
2 81 (66.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (61.98%) Cisco
4 67 (55.37%) Microsoft
4 67 (55.37%) Windows
5 63 (52.07%) Active Directory
6 61 (50.41%) Citrix
6 61 (50.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 57 (47.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (47.11%) MCSE
8 56 (46.28%) Linux
9 51 (42.15%) SAN
10 48 (39.67%) MS Exchange
11 41 (33.88%) XenServer
12 38 (31.40%) MS Excel
12 38 (31.40%) SQL Server
13 34 (28.10%) XenApp
14 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (27.27%) Firewall
15 32 (26.45%) MCSA
16 30 (24.79%) CCA
16 30 (24.79%) Citrix Certification
16 30 (24.79%) XenDesktop
16 30 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 30 (24.79%) Hyper-V
16 30 (24.79%) MCITP
17 29 (23.97%) Cisco Certification
18 28 (23.14%) Exchange Server 2003
19 27 (22.31%) Red Hat
19 27 (22.31%) PHP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 48 (39.67%) MS Exchange
2 28 (23.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 24 (19.83%) Apache
3 24 (19.83%) Tomcat
4 22 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 22 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (10.74%) IIS
6 13 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.31%) Lync
8 3 (2.48%) Node.js
9 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (31.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) PaaS
2 3 (2.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (42.15%) SAN
2 33 (27.27%) Firewall
3 25 (20.66%) Internet
4 23 (19.01%) DNS
5 17 (14.05%) VoIP
5 17 (14.05%) Wireless
6 12 (9.92%) TCP/IP
7 11 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (8.26%) NAS
9 9 (7.44%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (6.61%) WAAS
10 8 (6.61%) FTP
11 7 (5.79%) WAN
11 7 (5.79%) LAN
12 6 (4.96%) SSH
13 5 (4.13%) BIG-IP
13 5 (4.13%) NetScaler
13 5 (4.13%) SMTP
13 5 (4.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.74%) MySQL
4 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.79%) Informix
5 7 (5.79%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.31%) Redis
7 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.79%) Subversion
2 7 (5.79%) JIRA
2 7 (5.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.31%) Hudson
General
1 7 (5.79%) Games
2 5 (4.13%) Advertising
3 3 (2.48%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (21.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (11.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (10.74%) Technical Support
3 13 (10.74%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) Architect
4 12 (9.92%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 8 (6.61%) Virtualisation Architect
5 8 (6.61%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 8 (6.61%) Storage Architect
5 8 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.79%) Consultant
6 7 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.79%) Administrator
6 7 (5.79%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Analyst
7 5 (4.13%) Citrix Consultant
8 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.31%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (4.13%) .NET
3 4 (3.31%) Middleware
4 3 (2.48%) LAMP
4 3 (2.48%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.61%) CLARiiON
2 8 (6.61%) Clustering
2 8 (6.61%) Celerra
2 8 (6.61%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (6.61%) IBM XIV
3 2 (1.65%) PKI
3 2 (1.65%) Replication
4 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 67 (55.37%) Windows
2 56 (46.28%) Linux
3 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (16.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (14.05%) UNIX
7 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (6.61%) SUSE
8 8 (6.61%) Debian
9 5 (4.13%) CentOS
10 4 (3.31%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.48%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.83%) Solaris
12 1 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.49%) DevOps
2 20 (16.53%) Incident Management
2 20 (16.53%) Load Balancing
3 19 (15.70%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (14.05%) ITIL
4 17 (14.05%) Project Management
5 14 (11.57%) Change Management
6 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (7.44%) High Availability
8 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.61%) Network Architecture
9 8 (6.61%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (5.79%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.79%) Line Management
11 6 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.13%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.13%) CRM
12 5 (4.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.31%) PHP
2 17 (14.05%) Python
2 17 (14.05%) Ruby
3 14 (11.57%) Bash Shell
4 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.44%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.61%) Perl
7 6 (4.96%) SQL
8 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (50.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 57 (47.11%) MCSE
2 57 (47.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (26.45%) MCSA
4 30 (24.79%) CCA
4 30 (24.79%) Citrix Certification
4 30 (24.79%) MCITP
5 29 (23.97%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (18.18%) CCNA
7 16 (13.22%) MCP
8 13 (10.74%) CCNP
8 13 (10.74%) CCEA
8 13 (10.74%) CCIA
9 12 (9.92%) NCDA
10 11 (9.09%) Degree
10 11 (9.09%) CISSP
11 9 (7.44%) CCIE
12 8 (6.61%) MCTS
12 8 (6.61%) NCIE
12 8 (6.61%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (66.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (52.07%) Active Directory
3 41 (33.88%) XenServer
4 34 (28.10%) XenApp
5 30 (24.79%) XenDesktop
5 30 (24.79%) Hyper-V
6 13 (10.74%) VMware ESX
7 11 (9.09%) Firmware
8 8 (6.61%) Terminal Services
8 8 (6.61%) vCloud
9 7 (5.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (4.96%) Xen
11 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.65%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.83%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (14.05%) Backup Exec
3 15 (12.40%) Puppet
4 9 (7.44%) NetBackup
5 8 (6.61%) Nagios
5 8 (6.61%) Salt
5 8 (6.61%) Opsview
5 8 (6.61%) Graphite
6 7 (5.79%) Cacti
6 7 (5.79%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (4.96%) Cobbler
8 5 (4.13%) XenMobile
9 3 (2.48%) PureDisk
9 3 (2.48%) SCCM
9 3 (2.48%) SCOM
10 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 114 (94.21%) VMware
2 75 (61.98%) Cisco
3 67 (55.37%) Microsoft
4 61 (50.41%) Citrix
5 27 (22.31%) Red Hat
6 22 (18.18%) NetApp
6 22 (18.18%) Dell
7 21 (17.36%) Riverbed
8 17 (14.05%) Veeam
9 15 (12.40%) EMC
10 10 (8.26%) HP
10 10 (8.26%) IBM
11 9 (7.44%) Brocade
11 9 (7.44%) F5
12 8 (6.61%) 3PAR
12 8 (6.61%) CheckPoint
13 7 (5.79%) Veritas
13 7 (5.79%) SolarWinds
13 7 (5.79%) Oracle
14 6 (4.96%) Symantec
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