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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 115 84 120
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +36
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 69 81 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.83% 3.00% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 13.27% 24.32% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 36
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +10.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
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
520 333 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.81% 12.32% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 371 224 246
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leeds

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 132 (97.78%) VMware
2 99 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (67.41%) Windows
4 80 (59.26%) Cisco
5 67 (49.63%) Linux
6 62 (45.93%) Microsoft
7 59 (43.70%) SAN
8 55 (40.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 54 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (39.26%) Citrix
11 49 (36.30%) Active Directory
12 47 (34.81%) Firewall
13 45 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 44 (32.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 43 (31.85%) Red Hat
16 41 (30.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 41 (30.37%) MCSE
17 40 (29.63%) NetApp
18 37 (27.41%) EMC
19 33 (24.44%) MS Exchange
20 31 (22.96%) MS Excel
21 30 (22.22%) VMware ESX
22 28 (20.74%) Internet
22 28 (20.74%) Cisco Certification
23 25 (18.52%) Load Balancing
24 24 (17.78%) Problem Management
24 24 (17.78%) NCDA
24 24 (17.78%) DNS
24 24 (17.78%) UNIX
24 24 (17.78%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 33 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 23 (17.04%) Apache
3 16 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (11.11%) IIS
4 15 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (8.89%) Tomcat
7 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.70%) Lync
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 31 (22.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (43.70%) SAN
2 47 (34.81%) Firewall
3 28 (20.74%) Internet
4 24 (17.78%) DNS
5 22 (16.30%) NAS
6 16 (11.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (8.89%) WAAS
8 10 (7.41%) FTP
9 8 (5.93%) DMZ
10 7 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (4.44%) SSH
11 6 (4.44%) BIG-IP
11 6 (4.44%) DHCP
11 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
12 5 (3.70%) HTTPS
12 5 (3.70%) HTTP
12 5 (3.70%) SMTP
12 5 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (3.70%) NetScaler
13 4 (2.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (14.81%) MySQL
4 15 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.67%) Redis
5 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.93%) Informix
6 8 (5.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Jenkins
1 8 (5.93%) JIRA
1 8 (5.93%) Subversion
1 8 (5.93%) Hudson
1 8 (5.93%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (7.41%) Games
2 8 (5.93%) Advertising
3 5 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (23.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (15.56%) Analyst
2 21 (15.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 16 (11.85%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 16 (11.85%) Operations Analyst
5 13 (9.63%) Consultant
5 13 (9.63%) Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Storage Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Virtualisation Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 11 (8.15%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
8 8 (5.93%) Engineering Manager
9 7 (5.19%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Support Technician
10 5 (3.70%) Citrix Consultant
11 4 (2.96%) FlexPod Consultant
11 4 (2.96%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (5.93%) Middleware
2 5 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Enterprise Storage
1 17 (12.59%) IBM XIV
2 12 (8.89%) Celerra
2 12 (8.89%) CLARiiON
3 11 (8.15%) Clustering
4 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.96%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.48%) Replication
6 2 (1.48%) PKI
6 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.74%) IVR
7 1 (0.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 91 (67.41%) Windows
2 67 (49.63%) Linux
3 54 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (32.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (17.78%) UNIX
7 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.67%) Solaris
9 7 (5.19%) CentOS
10 5 (3.70%) SUSE
10 5 (3.70%) Debian
10 5 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.52%) Load Balancing
2 24 (17.78%) Problem Management
2 24 (17.78%) ITIL
2 24 (17.78%) Project Management
2 24 (17.78%) Change Management
3 21 (15.56%) E-Commerce
4 18 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (12.59%) DevOps
6 12 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (8.15%) Line Management
8 10 (7.41%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.67%) Network Architecture
10 8 (5.93%) Performance Management
10 8 (5.93%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.19%) High Availability
12 5 (3.70%) CRM
12 5 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (2.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.04%) PHP
2 19 (14.07%) SQL
2 19 (14.07%) Bash Shell
3 18 (13.33%) Perl
3 18 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.48%) Ruby
4 2 (1.48%) Python
5 1 (0.74%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (40.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 41 (30.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (30.37%) MCSE
3 28 (20.74%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (17.78%) NCDA
5 23 (17.04%) MCITP
6 21 (15.56%) VCAP
7 19 (14.07%) CCA
7 19 (14.07%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (13.33%) CCIA
9 17 (12.59%) CCEA
9 17 (12.59%) CCNA
10 16 (11.85%) VTSP
10 16 (11.85%) NCIE
11 15 (11.11%) CCNP
12 14 (10.37%) CCIE
13 12 (8.89%) MCTS
14 10 (7.41%) CCDE
14 10 (7.41%) CCSP
15 8 (5.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 99 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (36.30%) Active Directory
3 30 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 21 (15.56%) XenDesktop
5 19 (14.07%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (13.33%) XenApp
7 17 (12.59%) XenServer
7 17 (12.59%) Hyper-V
8 12 (8.89%) vCloud
9 9 (6.67%) Squid
10 8 (5.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (4.44%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.48%) Xen
12 2 (1.48%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.48%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (13.33%) Opsview
1 18 (13.33%) Nagios
2 14 (10.37%) Puppet
3 11 (8.15%) NetBackup
4 8 (5.93%) Cacti
4 8 (5.93%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.70%) SCOM
6 5 (3.70%) XenMobile
7 4 (2.96%) SCCM
8 3 (2.22%) PureDisk
8 3 (2.22%) Salt
9 2 (1.48%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.48%) Foglight
10 1 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 132 (97.78%) VMware
2 80 (59.26%) Cisco
3 62 (45.93%) Microsoft
4 53 (39.26%) Citrix
5 43 (31.85%) Red Hat
6 40 (29.63%) NetApp
7 37 (27.41%) EMC
8 20 (14.81%) IBM
9 16 (11.85%) Oracle
10 13 (9.63%) Symantec
10 13 (9.63%) Brocade
11 12 (8.89%) 3PAR
11 12 (8.89%) HP
12 11 (8.15%) F5
13 8 (5.93%) Riverbed
13 8 (5.93%) SolarWinds
13 8 (5.93%) Veritas
14 7 (5.19%) CommVault
15 5 (3.70%) CheckPoint
15 5 (3.70%) Juniper
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: Yesterday
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networx
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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LA International
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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networx
Salary: Salary £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Leeds Building Society
Salary: £38,651 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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IT MOB
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 7 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago