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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 143 124 103
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -21
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 31 56 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.86% 1.48% 1.95%
As % of the System Software category 7.91% 13.63% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 48
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,000 £26,225
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -4.62%
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
392 411 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.90% 10.87% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 309 335 244
Average salary £36,500 £36,250 £33,431
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.68% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 17 April 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leeds

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 81 (95.29%) VMware
2 64 (75.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (68.24%) Cisco
4 51 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 50 (58.82%) Active Directory
6 46 (54.12%) Windows
7 45 (52.94%) SAN
8 42 (49.41%) Citrix
8 42 (49.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (49.41%) MS Exchange
9 41 (48.24%) MCSE
10 40 (47.06%) SQL Server
11 38 (44.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 36 (42.35%) Linux
13 35 (41.18%) MCSA
13 35 (41.18%) XenServer
14 33 (38.82%) XenApp
15 28 (32.94%) Exchange Server 2013
16 27 (31.76%) Exchange Server 2003
16 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
16 27 (31.76%) Dell
17 26 (30.59%) SharePoint
17 26 (30.59%) Firewall
17 26 (30.59%) Hyper-V
18 24 (28.24%) XenDesktop
18 24 (28.24%) MCITP
18 24 (28.24%) Wireless
18 24 (28.24%) VoIP
19 23 (27.06%) CCA
19 23 (27.06%) Citrix Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (49.41%) MS Exchange
2 28 (32.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (31.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 26 (30.59%) SharePoint
5 21 (24.71%) Tomcat
6 16 (18.82%) Apache
7 13 (15.29%) IIS
8 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (4.71%) Lync
10 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (3.53%) Node.js
11 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) PaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (52.94%) SAN
2 26 (30.59%) Firewall
3 24 (28.24%) Wireless
3 24 (28.24%) VoIP
4 21 (24.71%) Internet
5 18 (21.18%) DNS
6 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 9 (10.59%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (10.59%) NAS
8 7 (8.24%) WAN
8 7 (8.24%) LAN
9 5 (5.88%) VPN
9 5 (5.88%) OSPF
9 5 (5.88%) BGP
9 5 (5.88%) EIGRP
9 5 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (5.88%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.71%) SSL
10 4 (4.71%) VPLS
10 4 (4.71%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (11.76%) MySQL
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.71%) Redis
7 3 (3.53%) Informix
7 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.53%) Subversion
2 3 (3.53%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 18 (21.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (18.82%) Technical Support
4 15 (17.65%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 11 (12.94%) Support Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Administrator
7 8 (9.41%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.24%) Consultant
8 7 (8.24%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (7.06%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (5.88%) Architect
10 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (4.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Server Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Storage Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Senior Storage Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 2 (2.35%) Data Centre Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) LAMP
2 3 (3.53%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.71%) Clustering
3 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.71%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.12%) Windows
2 36 (42.35%) Linux
3 22 (25.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (20.00%) UNIX
5 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.06%) SUSE
8 6 (7.06%) Debian
9 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.71%) Mac OS
10 3 (3.53%) AIX
11 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) DevOps
2 18 (21.18%) Incident Management
3 16 (18.82%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 12 (14.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (11.76%) ITIL
7 9 (10.59%) Change Management
7 9 (10.59%) Project Management
8 6 (7.06%) High Availability
9 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.88%) BCP
9 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.71%) Network Design
10 4 (4.71%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.71%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.71%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) PHP
2 15 (17.65%) Python
2 15 (17.65%) Ruby
3 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.71%) Perl
5 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (49.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (48.24%) MCSE
3 38 (44.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 35 (41.18%) MCSA
5 24 (28.24%) MCITP
6 23 (27.06%) CCA
6 23 (27.06%) Citrix Certification
7 20 (23.53%) MCP
8 19 (22.35%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (18.82%) CCNA
10 12 (14.12%) Degree
11 7 (8.24%) CISSP
11 7 (8.24%) CCNP
12 4 (4.71%) CCDA
12 4 (4.71%) CCDP
12 4 (4.71%) VCP5
12 4 (4.71%) CCSA
12 4 (4.71%) CCSE
13 3 (3.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (3.53%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 5 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (75.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 35 (41.18%) XenServer
4 33 (38.82%) XenApp
5 26 (30.59%) Hyper-V
6 24 (28.24%) XenDesktop
7 13 (15.29%) VMware ESX
8 12 (14.12%) Firmware
9 9 (10.59%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (3.53%) Xen
11 2 (2.35%) vCloud
12 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.18%) MetaFrame
12 1 (1.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (27.06%) Backup Exec
2 21 (24.71%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.59%) Puppet
3 9 (10.59%) Salt
4 7 (8.24%) NetBackup
5 6 (7.06%) SCCM
5 6 (7.06%) SCOM
6 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (4.71%) Nagios
6 4 (4.71%) Opsview
6 4 (4.71%) Graphite
7 3 (3.53%) Cobbler
7 3 (3.53%) Cacti
8 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.18%) SCDPM
9 1 (1.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 81 (95.29%) VMware
2 58 (68.24%) Cisco
3 51 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 42 (49.41%) Citrix
5 27 (31.76%) Dell
6 23 (27.06%) Veeam
6 23 (27.06%) Riverbed
7 22 (25.88%) Red Hat
8 9 (10.59%) HP
9 8 (9.41%) IBM
9 8 (9.41%) CheckPoint
10 6 (7.06%) EMC
11 5 (5.88%) NetApp
12 4 (4.71%) Symantec
12 4 (4.71%) Intel
12 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.71%) F5
13 3 (3.53%) Veritas
14 2 (2.35%) Lotus
14 2 (2.35%) CommVault
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