The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 53 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.15% 1.93% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 12.84% 26.19% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 5
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,650 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
109 42 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.72% 7.38% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 101 38 37
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
South Yorkshire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

vSphere
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Sheffield region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Sheffield

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Sheffield

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (96.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
4 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 24 (80.00%) Windows
5 20 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 15 (50.00%) IIS
6 15 (50.00%) vCloud
7 14 (46.67%) Citrix
8 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
8 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (33.33%) Cisco
11 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (30.00%) CCA
12 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (30.00%) MCSE
12 9 (30.00%) MCITP
12 9 (30.00%) XenApp
12 9 (30.00%) XenDesktop
12 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (26.67%) MCTS
14 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (23.33%) EMC

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 15 (50.00%) IIS
2 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
3 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 5 (16.67%) NAS
2 5 (16.67%) DHCP
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) WAAS
3 4 (13.33%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) IT Support
5 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Storage Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Virtualisation Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) CLARiiON
1 5 (16.67%) Celerra
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) PDA
3 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Change Management
1 3 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (3.33%) Data Management
2 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (30.00%) MCSE
3 9 (30.00%) CCA
3 9 (30.00%) MCITP
4 8 (26.67%) MCTS
5 7 (23.33%) VCAP
6 6 (20.00%) NCDA
6 6 (20.00%) NCIE
6 6 (20.00%) CCEE
6 6 (20.00%) CCIA
7 5 (16.67%) VTSP
8 4 (13.33%) CCEA
9 2 (6.67%) VCDX
10 1 (3.33%) HP AIS
10 1 (3.33%) HP ASE
10 1 (3.33%) HP MASE
10 1 (3.33%) VCP5
10 1 (3.33%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (96.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 15 (50.00%) vCloud
4 9 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 9 (30.00%) XenApp
5 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (3.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) Citrix
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (23.33%) EMC
5 7 (23.33%) NetApp
6 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 3 (10.00%) AppSense
7 3 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) Symantec
9 1 (3.33%) CommVault