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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 120 88 126
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +38
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 60 88 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.75% 2.72% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 15.15% 18.22% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 56 51 38
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £30,118 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
396 483 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.58% 14.94% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 327 338 235
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leeds

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 120 (95.24%) VMware
2 84 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (59.52%) Cisco
4 74 (58.73%) Windows
5 67 (53.17%) Microsoft
6 64 (50.79%) Active Directory
7 63 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 59 (46.83%) Linux
9 57 (45.24%) Citrix
9 57 (45.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 57 (45.24%) MCSE
10 54 (42.86%) SAN
11 46 (36.51%) MS Exchange
12 40 (31.75%) MS Excel
13 38 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (26.98%) Firewall
14 34 (26.98%) SQL Server
14 34 (26.98%) MCITP
15 33 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 31 (24.60%) Red Hat
16 31 (24.60%) XenServer
17 30 (23.81%) CCA
17 30 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
17 30 (23.81%) Internet
18 29 (23.02%) XenDesktop
19 28 (22.22%) Hyper-V
19 28 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
19 28 (22.22%) DNS
19 28 (22.22%) NetApp
20 27 (21.43%) PHP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (36.51%) MS Exchange
2 26 (20.63%) Apache
3 25 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (15.87%) Tomcat
5 18 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 18 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (7.94%) IIS
9 5 (3.97%) Lync
10 3 (2.38%) Node.js
11 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (31.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) PaaS
2 3 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (42.86%) SAN
2 34 (26.98%) Firewall
3 30 (23.81%) Internet
4 28 (22.22%) DNS
5 15 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (11.11%) NAS
7 13 (10.32%) VoIP
8 12 (9.52%) Wireless
8 12 (9.52%) WAAS
9 10 (7.94%) FTP
10 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
10 9 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (6.35%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (6.35%) DMZ
12 6 (4.76%) SSH
12 6 (4.76%) BIG-IP
13 5 (3.97%) HTTPS
13 5 (3.97%) HTTP
13 5 (3.97%) WAN
13 5 (3.97%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (12.70%) MySQL
4 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.35%) Redis
7 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.56%) Informix
7 7 (5.56%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.56%) Subversion
2 7 (5.56%) JIRA
2 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.17%) Hudson
General
1 7 (5.56%) Games
2 6 (4.76%) Advertising
3 3 (2.38%) Legal
4 2 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (23.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (15.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (11.90%) Architect
4 12 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (9.52%) Virtualisation Architect
4 12 (9.52%) Storage Architect
4 12 (9.52%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 11 (8.73%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.94%) Technical Support
7 8 (6.35%) Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 7 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Consultant
9 5 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Citrix Consultant
9 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.17%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (3.97%) .NET
3 4 (3.17%) Middleware
4 3 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Management Information System
2 13 (10.32%) Clustering
3 12 (9.52%) Celerra
3 12 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 12 (9.52%) IBM XIV
3 12 (9.52%) CLARiiON
4 4 (3.17%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.59%) PKI
5 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 74 (58.73%) Windows
2 59 (46.83%) Linux
3 38 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (11.11%) UNIX
8 6 (4.76%) SUSE
8 6 (4.76%) Debian
8 6 (4.76%) CentOS
9 5 (3.97%) Solaris
10 4 (3.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.79%) AIX
12 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.43%) DevOps
2 23 (18.25%) ITIL
2 23 (18.25%) Change Management
3 22 (17.46%) Project Management
3 22 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 19 (15.08%) Incident Management
6 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (8.73%) Configuration Management
7 11 (8.73%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce
8 10 (7.94%) Problem Management
9 9 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (7.14%) High Availability
10 7 (5.56%) Network Architecture
10 7 (5.56%) Line Management
11 5 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.97%) CRM
11 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.43%) PHP
2 17 (13.49%) Bash Shell
3 14 (11.11%) Python
3 14 (11.11%) Ruby
4 13 (10.32%) Shell Script
5 12 (9.52%) Perl
6 9 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.76%) SQL
8 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 57 (45.24%) MCSE
2 57 (45.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (26.98%) MCITP
4 30 (23.81%) CCA
4 30 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
5 28 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (18.25%) MCSA
7 20 (15.87%) CCNA
7 20 (15.87%) NCDA
8 17 (13.49%) CCIA
8 17 (13.49%) CCEA
9 14 (11.11%) CCNP
10 13 (10.32%) VCAP
11 12 (9.52%) VTSP
11 12 (9.52%) NCIE
11 12 (9.52%) MCTS
12 11 (8.73%) MCP
12 11 (8.73%) CCIE
13 9 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (50.79%) Active Directory
3 31 (24.60%) XenServer
4 29 (23.02%) XenDesktop
5 28 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 27 (21.43%) XenApp
7 15 (11.90%) VMware ESX
8 12 (9.52%) vCloud
9 9 (7.14%) Firmware
10 8 (6.35%) Terminal Services
11 7 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (3.97%) Squid
12 5 (3.97%) Xen
13 2 (1.59%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (10.32%) Puppet
3 12 (9.52%) Opsview
3 12 (9.52%) Graphite
3 12 (9.52%) Nagios
3 12 (9.52%) Backup Exec
4 8 (6.35%) NetBackup
5 7 (5.56%) Cacti
5 7 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (5.56%) Salt
6 5 (3.97%) Cobbler
6 5 (3.97%) XenMobile
7 3 (2.38%) PureDisk
8 2 (1.59%) SCCM
8 2 (1.59%) SCOM
9 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 120 (95.24%) VMware
2 75 (59.52%) Cisco
3 67 (53.17%) Microsoft
4 57 (45.24%) Citrix
5 31 (24.60%) Red Hat
6 28 (22.22%) NetApp
7 21 (16.67%) EMC
8 16 (12.70%) Dell
8 16 (12.70%) Riverbed
9 13 (10.32%) Brocade
9 13 (10.32%) IBM
10 12 (9.52%) 3PAR
10 12 (9.52%) Veeam
11 11 (8.73%) Oracle
12 10 (7.94%) F5
13 8 (6.35%) HP
14 7 (5.56%) Veritas
14 7 (5.56%) CheckPoint
14 7 (5.56%) SolarWinds
15 6 (4.76%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago