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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 144 121 92
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -29
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 27 63 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.82% 1.66% 2.39%
As % of the System Software category 7.80% 12.78% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21 45 52
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
346 493 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.51% 12.99% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 286 387 242
Average salary £36,750 £36,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.37% +6.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £24,550 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leeds

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 68 (90.67%) VMware
2 52 (69.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (62.67%) Cisco
4 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
4 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
5 42 (56.00%) Windows
6 41 (54.67%) MS Exchange
7 40 (53.33%) SQL Server
7 40 (53.33%) SAN
8 30 (40.00%) XenApp
9 28 (37.33%) XenServer
9 28 (37.33%) Citrix
9 28 (37.33%) Linux
10 27 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (34.67%) MCSE
11 26 (34.67%) MCSA
12 24 (32.00%) Dell
13 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
13 23 (30.67%) Firewall
14 22 (29.33%) VoIP
14 22 (29.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (29.33%) Exchange Server 2013
15 21 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
16 20 (26.67%) SharePoint
17 19 (25.33%) XenDesktop
17 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
18 17 (22.67%) MCITP
18 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (22.67%) Wireless

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 41 (54.67%) MS Exchange
2 22 (29.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 16 (21.33%) IIS
6 12 (16.00%) Tomcat
7 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (8.00%) Apache
9 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (5.33%) Lync
10 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
1 2 (2.67%) PaaS
1 2 (2.67%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (53.33%) SAN
2 23 (30.67%) Firewall
3 22 (29.33%) VoIP
4 17 (22.67%) Wireless
5 15 (20.00%) DNS
5 15 (20.00%) Internet
6 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (14.67%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (9.33%) LAN
8 7 (9.33%) VPN
8 7 (9.33%) WAN
9 5 (6.67%) NAS
10 4 (5.33%) BIG-IP
10 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
10 4 (5.33%) DMVPN
10 4 (5.33%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (5.33%) BGP
10 4 (5.33%) EIGRP
10 4 (5.33%) OSPF
10 4 (5.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Legal
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (16.00%) Technical Support
3 12 (16.00%) Administrator
4 11 (14.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 10 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.00%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.67%) Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (56.00%) Windows
2 28 (37.33%) Linux
3 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (21.33%) UNIX
5 13 (17.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.00%) SUSE
7 6 (8.00%) Debian
8 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.33%) AIX
10 3 (4.00%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) DevOps
3 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.33%) Change Management
4 7 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.00%) Service Management
6 5 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 5 (6.67%) BCP
6 5 (6.67%) High Availability
7 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.33%) Network Management
7 4 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.33%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.33%) Project Management
8 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) PHP
2 8 (10.67%) Ruby
2 8 (10.67%) Python
3 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (34.67%) MCSE
2 26 (34.67%) MCSA
3 22 (29.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (22.67%) MCITP
5 16 (21.33%) CCA
5 16 (21.33%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (21.33%) MCP
6 7 (9.33%) CCNA
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (9.33%) Degree
7 3 (4.00%) CCDA
7 3 (4.00%) CCDP
7 3 (4.00%) CCNP
7 3 (4.00%) CISSP
7 3 (4.00%) A+ Certification
7 3 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (4.00%) CCSA
7 3 (4.00%) CCSE
7 3 (4.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (69.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
3 30 (40.00%) XenApp
4 28 (37.33%) XenServer
5 19 (25.33%) XenDesktop
5 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
6 12 (16.00%) VMware ESX
7 8 (10.67%) Terminal Services
8 6 (8.00%) Firmware
9 2 (2.67%) Xen
9 2 (2.67%) vCloud
10 1 (1.33%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (21.33%) Backup Exec
2 14 (18.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (12.00%) SCCM
3 9 (12.00%) SCOM
4 8 (10.67%) Puppet
5 6 (8.00%) Salt
6 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (5.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.67%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.67%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 68 (90.67%) VMware
2 47 (62.67%) Cisco
3 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
4 28 (37.33%) Citrix
5 24 (32.00%) Dell
6 16 (21.33%) Veeam
6 16 (21.33%) Riverbed
7 13 (17.33%) Red Hat
8 12 (16.00%) HP
9 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
10 9 (12.00%) NetApp
10 9 (12.00%) EMC
11 4 (5.33%) Brocade
11 4 (5.33%) F5
11 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.33%) Symantec
11 4 (5.33%) IBM
11 4 (5.33%) Intel
12 3 (4.00%) Avaya
13 2 (2.67%) Sophos
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