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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 135 126 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 50 61 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.43% 1.67% 2.17%
As % of the System Software category 14.62% 12.42% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 30
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,096 £31,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
342 491 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 9.79% 13.41% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 293 363 195
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

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 29 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leeds

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 70 (92.11%) VMware
2 54 (71.05%) Windows
3 52 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (61.84%) Microsoft
5 40 (52.63%) Active Directory
6 37 (48.68%) SAN
7 33 (43.42%) SQL Server
7 33 (43.42%) MS Exchange
8 32 (42.11%) Cisco
9 30 (39.47%) Linux
10 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (31.58%) Firewall
12 23 (30.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (28.95%) DNS
14 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (26.32%) MCSE
16 18 (23.68%) XenServer
17 17 (22.37%) MCITP
17 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
17 17 (22.37%) IIS
17 17 (22.37%) Citrix
17 17 (22.37%) NetApp
18 16 (21.05%) XenApp
18 16 (21.05%) Data Centre
19 15 (19.74%) Red Hat
20 14 (18.42%) Dell
20 14 (18.42%) EMC
20 14 (18.42%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (43.42%) MS Exchange
2 17 (22.37%) IIS
3 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
4 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
7 6 (7.89%) OpenStack
7 6 (7.89%) Lync
8 4 (5.26%) Apache
9 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (48.68%) SAN
2 24 (31.58%) Firewall
3 22 (28.95%) DNS
4 14 (18.42%) VoIP
4 14 (18.42%) Internet
5 11 (14.47%) NAS
6 9 (11.84%) LAN
6 9 (11.84%) WAN
6 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
7 7 (9.21%) VPN
7 7 (9.21%) DHCP
7 7 (9.21%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (9.21%) Wireless
8 6 (7.89%) Network Security
8 6 (7.89%) DMZ
9 4 (5.26%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.63%) DMVPN
11 2 (2.63%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (43.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) MySQL
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.95%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Legal
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Administrator
3 11 (14.47%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.89%) Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Principle Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.95%) Architect
8 3 (3.95%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) LAMP
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.47%) Clustering
3 7 (9.21%) Private Cloud
4 6 (7.89%) EqualLogic
5 4 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.95%) Replication
7 2 (2.63%) SecurID
7 2 (2.63%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.63%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.32%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.32%) Statistics
8 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 54 (71.05%) Windows
2 30 (39.47%) Linux
3 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (17.11%) UNIX
7 8 (10.53%) AIX
8 6 (7.89%) HPUX
8 6 (7.89%) Solaris
8 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.58%) Debian
9 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.26%) SUSE
11 3 (3.95%) VMS
11 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) DevOps
3 9 (11.84%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.21%) Service Management
4 7 (9.21%) Change Management
5 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.89%) Project Management
5 6 (7.89%) Software Delivery
6 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.26%) Network Management
7 4 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.26%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.95%) Line Management
8 3 (3.95%) High Availability
8 3 (3.95%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) PHP
2 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.95%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) Ruby
4 2 (2.63%) Python
4 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (26.32%) MCSE
4 17 (22.37%) MCITP
5 10 (13.16%) MCSA
6 7 (9.21%) MCP
7 6 (7.89%) CCA
7 6 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (6.58%) Degree
9 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.63%) VCAP
10 2 (2.63%) CCNP
10 2 (2.63%) CCNA
11 1 (1.32%) CISSP
11 1 (1.32%) CCIE
11 1 (1.32%) CCSP
11 1 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
1 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 18 (23.68%) XenServer
4 16 (21.05%) XenApp
5 14 (18.42%) VMware ESX
6 9 (11.84%) XenDesktop
7 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
8 6 (7.89%) Xen
8 6 (7.89%) KVM
9 5 (6.58%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.63%) vCloud
11 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.32%) MetaFrame
11 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) SCCM
2 9 (11.84%) SCOM
3 7 (9.21%) NetBackup
3 7 (9.21%) Backup Exec
4 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (6.58%) Puppet
6 3 (3.95%) Salt
7 2 (2.63%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.63%) WSUS
8 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.32%) Nagios
8 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.32%) Cacti
8 1 (1.32%) Opsview
8 1 (1.32%) Graphite
8 1 (1.32%) vMotion
8 1 (1.32%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 70 (92.11%) VMware
2 47 (61.84%) Microsoft
3 32 (42.11%) Cisco
4 17 (22.37%) Citrix
4 17 (22.37%) NetApp
5 15 (19.74%) Red Hat
6 14 (18.42%) Dell
6 14 (18.42%) EMC
7 13 (17.11%) HP
8 8 (10.53%) Oracle
8 8 (10.53%) Veeam
9 6 (7.89%) Riverbed
9 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.58%) Veritas
10 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.26%) F5
11 4 (5.26%) Brocade
11 4 (5.26%) Symantec
12 3 (3.95%) CommVault
12 3 (3.95%) IBM
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