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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 124 90 108
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 57 67 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.51% 2.54% 1.93%
As % of the System Software category 11.45% 24.72% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 34
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 £24,400 £28,250 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £67,000
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
498 271 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.15% 10.27% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 354 201 201
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 £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 22 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leeds

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 114 (98.28%) VMware
2 90 (77.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (71.55%) Windows
4 74 (63.79%) Cisco
5 56 (48.28%) Linux
6 54 (46.55%) SAN
6 54 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (42.24%) Microsoft
8 46 (39.66%) Citrix
8 46 (39.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (36.21%) Red Hat
10 42 (36.21%) Firewall
10 42 (36.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (31.03%) Active Directory
11 36 (31.03%) EMC
12 35 (30.17%) NetApp
13 34 (29.31%) VMware ESX
14 32 (27.59%) MCSE
15 27 (23.28%) UNIX
16 25 (21.55%) Problem Management
17 24 (20.69%) MS Excel
17 24 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
18 23 (19.83%) MS Exchange
18 23 (19.83%) SQL
18 23 (19.83%) Internet
18 23 (19.83%) NCDA
19 22 (18.97%) VMware ESXi
19 22 (18.97%) DNS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (19.83%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.52%) Apache
3 16 (13.79%) IIS
4 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.31%) Lync
7 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (20.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (46.55%) SAN
2 42 (36.21%) Firewall
3 23 (19.83%) Internet
4 22 (18.97%) DNS
5 18 (15.52%) NAS
6 14 (12.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (6.03%) DMZ
8 7 (6.03%) FTP
8 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.03%) WAAS
9 6 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.31%) DHCP
10 5 (4.31%) SSH
10 5 (4.31%) BIG-IP
11 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.45%) VPN
11 4 (3.45%) HTTP
11 4 (3.45%) SMTP
11 4 (3.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) MySQL
3 14 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (7.76%) Redis
6 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.45%) Hudson
1 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.45%) Subversion
1 4 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 6 (5.17%) Games
2 5 (4.31%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (17.24%) Operations Analyst
2 20 (17.24%) Analyst
2 20 (17.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 20 (17.24%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 17 (14.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (12.93%) Consultant
5 9 (7.76%) Architect
6 8 (6.90%) VMware Consultant
6 8 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Support Technician
7 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (6.03%) Storage Consultant
7 7 (6.03%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 7 (6.03%) Storage Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Virtualisation Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.03%) FlexPod Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (3.45%) .NET
1 4 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (0.86%) LAMP
2 1 (0.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) IBM XIV
1 13 (11.21%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (7.76%) Clustering
3 8 (6.90%) Celerra
3 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.90%) CLARiiON
4 7 (6.03%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.59%) Replication
6 2 (1.72%) IVR
6 2 (1.72%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.86%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 83 (71.55%) Windows
2 56 (48.28%) Linux
3 54 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (36.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (23.28%) UNIX
7 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (7.76%) Solaris
9 8 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (5.17%) CentOS
11 4 (3.45%) SUSE
11 4 (3.45%) Debian
12 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Problem Management
2 21 (18.10%) Change Management
2 21 (18.10%) Load Balancing
3 20 (17.24%) Project Management
3 20 (17.24%) ITIL
3 20 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 14 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (11.21%) DevOps
5 13 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.48%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (8.62%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.31%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.31%) High Availability
10 4 (3.45%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.83%) SQL
2 18 (15.52%) PHP
3 15 (12.93%) Bash Shell
4 14 (12.07%) Shell Script
4 14 (12.07%) Perl
5 2 (1.72%) Ruby
5 2 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (0.86%) C
6 1 (0.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (39.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 36 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (27.59%) MCSE
4 24 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (19.83%) NCDA
6 21 (18.10%) VCAP
7 20 (17.24%) MCITP
8 16 (13.79%) NCIE
8 16 (13.79%) CCNA
9 14 (12.07%) VTSP
10 12 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (9.48%) CCA
11 11 (9.48%) VCDX
11 11 (9.48%) CCIA
12 10 (8.62%) MCTS
12 10 (8.62%) CCIE
13 9 (7.76%) CCEA
13 9 (7.76%) CCNP
14 6 (5.17%) CCDE
14 6 (5.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 90 (77.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 34 (29.31%) VMware ESX
4 22 (18.97%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (16.38%) Hyper-V
6 14 (12.07%) XenDesktop
7 12 (10.34%) XenApp
8 11 (9.48%) XenServer
9 9 (7.76%) Squid
10 7 (6.03%) vCloud
11 4 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (3.45%) Terminal Services
12 3 (2.59%) Xen
13 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) Nagios
1 14 (12.07%) Opsview
2 9 (7.76%) Puppet
3 7 (6.03%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.31%) SCOM
4 5 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (3.45%) Cacti
5 4 (3.45%) SCCM
6 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.72%) Salt
7 2 (1.72%) PureDisk
7 2 (1.72%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.72%) Foglight
8 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 114 (98.28%) VMware
2 74 (63.79%) Cisco
3 49 (42.24%) Microsoft
4 46 (39.66%) Citrix
5 42 (36.21%) Red Hat
6 36 (31.03%) EMC
7 35 (30.17%) NetApp
8 17 (14.66%) IBM
9 15 (12.93%) Oracle
10 12 (10.34%) HP
11 11 (9.48%) Symantec
11 11 (9.48%) Brocade
12 8 (6.90%) 3PAR
12 8 (6.90%) CommVault
13 7 (6.03%) F5
14 5 (4.31%) Sophos
14 5 (4.31%) Dell
15 4 (3.45%) Veeam
15 4 (3.45%) Riverbed
15 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +20% bonus + 3k on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago