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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 134 135 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 47 53 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.40% 1.51% 2.15%
As % of the System Software category 13.24% 11.73% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 38
Average salary £42,500 £36,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.64% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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
355 452 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.58% 12.91% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 310 352 315
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,500 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 8 February 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Leeds

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 93 (89.42%) VMware
2 77 (74.04%) Windows
3 72 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (67.31%) Microsoft
5 58 (55.77%) Linux
6 54 (51.92%) SAN
7 47 (45.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 43 (41.35%) Active Directory
9 39 (37.50%) Red Hat
10 38 (36.54%) Firewall
10 38 (36.54%) Data Centre
11 37 (35.58%) NetApp
12 36 (34.62%) Windows Server
13 35 (33.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (33.65%) MCSE
14 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (31.73%) ITIL
16 31 (29.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 31 (29.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
17 30 (28.85%) MS Exchange
18 28 (26.92%) Oracle
18 28 (26.92%) Bash Shell
19 27 (25.96%) HP
20 26 (25.00%) MCITP
21 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2003
21 25 (24.04%) MySQL
22 24 (23.08%) Internet
22 24 (23.08%) EMC
22 24 (23.08%) Ruby

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (28.85%) MS Exchange
2 23 (22.12%) Skype for Business
3 20 (19.23%) CloudStack
4 19 (18.27%) OpenStack
5 18 (17.31%) Apache
6 13 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (12.50%) JBoss
6 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 13 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 13 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 13 (12.50%) WebSphere
7 12 (11.54%) IIS
8 10 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (3.85%) Apache Spark
10 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.31%) Office 365
2 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.85%) PaaS
5 3 (2.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (51.92%) SAN
2 38 (36.54%) Firewall
3 24 (23.08%) Internet
4 20 (19.23%) NAS
5 17 (16.35%) DNS
6 11 (10.58%) Network Security
7 10 (9.62%) DMZ
8 8 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (7.69%) VLAN
9 7 (6.73%) LAN
9 7 (6.73%) WAN
10 3 (2.88%) DHCP
10 3 (2.88%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.92%) Broadband
11 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.92%) VPN
12 1 (0.96%) HTTP
12 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.04%) MySQL
2 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.62%) Informix
4 6 (5.77%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.77%) Subversion
4 5 (4.81%) JIRA
5 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.85%) Hudson
5 4 (3.85%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.85%) Selenium
5 4 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Back Office
3 5 (4.81%) Games
3 5 (4.81%) Retail
4 3 (2.88%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (43.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (13.46%) VMware Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) Administrator
4 11 (10.58%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 10 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (9.62%) Team Leader
6 9 (8.65%) Storage Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Storage Manager
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.23%) LAMP
2 15 (14.42%) RabbitMQ
3 14 (13.46%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (10.58%) .NET
5 6 (5.77%) Web Services
6 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.85%) MEAN Stack
7 3 (2.88%) Middleware
8 1 (0.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.54%) Data Centre
2 21 (20.19%) Clustering
3 16 (15.38%) IBM XIV
4 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (9.62%) Blackberry
5 10 (9.62%) HP Storage
5 10 (9.62%) SecurID
6 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.81%) CLARiiON
8 3 (2.88%) Replication
9 2 (1.92%) iPad
9 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (74.04%) Windows
2 58 (55.77%) Linux
3 36 (34.62%) Windows Server
4 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (29.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (29.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (19.23%) Unix
8 11 (10.58%) Debian
9 10 (9.62%) Solaris
10 8 (7.69%) AIX
10 8 (7.69%) HPUX
11 3 (2.88%) SUSE
12 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) ITIL
2 22 (21.15%) DevOps
3 19 (18.27%) Configuration Management
3 19 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.46%) Load Balancing
5 14 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (12.50%) OWASP
7 12 (11.54%) Change Management
8 11 (10.58%) DSDM
8 11 (10.58%) RUP
8 11 (10.58%) Scrum
9 10 (9.62%) High Availability
9 10 (9.62%) Network Architecture
10 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.81%) Information Security
11 5 (4.81%) Software Delivery
12 4 (3.85%) Project Management
12 4 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.92%) Bash Shell
2 24 (23.08%) Ruby
3 23 (22.12%) Python
4 18 (17.31%) Shell Script
5 15 (14.42%) SQL
6 14 (13.46%) PHP
7 13 (12.50%) Perl
7 13 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (45.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 35 (33.65%) MCSE
2 35 (33.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (25.00%) MCITP
4 12 (11.54%) CCIE
4 12 (11.54%) CCNP
4 12 (11.54%) CCSP
4 12 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (10.58%) CCDE
6 10 (9.62%) CISSP
7 9 (8.65%) MCSA
8 6 (5.77%) Degree
9 4 (3.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.96%) NCDA
System Software
1 72 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (41.35%) Active Directory
3 23 (22.12%) Xen
4 19 (18.27%) XenServer
5 12 (11.54%) KVM
6 6 (5.77%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.85%) Docker
7 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.92%) Firmware
8 2 (1.92%) XenApp
9 1 (0.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (23.08%) Puppet
3 16 (15.38%) SCCM
4 13 (12.50%) Cobbler
4 13 (12.50%) Tivoli
5 11 (10.58%) Nagios
6 10 (9.62%) Graphite
6 10 (9.62%) Opsview
6 10 (9.62%) SCOM
7 8 (7.69%) Salt
8 6 (5.77%) Grafana
8 6 (5.77%) NetBackup
9 5 (4.81%) Cacti
10 4 (3.85%) WSUS
11 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (1.92%) Ansible
13 1 (0.96%) Munin
13 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.96%) OpenNMS
13 1 (0.96%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 93 (89.42%) VMware
2 70 (67.31%) Microsoft
3 39 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 37 (35.58%) NetApp
5 28 (26.92%) Oracle
6 27 (25.96%) HP
7 24 (23.08%) EMC
8 20 (19.23%) Cisco
9 16 (15.38%) IBM
10 15 (14.42%) Symantec
11 11 (10.58%) EnterpriseDB
11 11 (10.58%) SolarWinds
12 10 (9.62%) CommVault
12 10 (9.62%) MobileIron
12 10 (9.62%) Veeam
13 8 (7.69%) Citrix
13 8 (7.69%) F5
14 6 (5.77%) Veritas
15 3 (2.88%) BMC
15 3 (2.88%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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