The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.25% 2.63% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 22.02% 20.34% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 6
Average salary £57,500 £26,825 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.35% -42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
South 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 Sheffield region.

System Software Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
109 59 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.75% 12.94% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 88 54 64
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,650 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Sheffield

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (80.00%) Citrix
4 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
5 22 (73.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
7 20 (66.67%) Cisco
8 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
8 18 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (56.67%) CCA
9 17 (56.67%) Windows
9 17 (56.67%) MCSE
9 17 (56.67%) MCITP
9 17 (56.67%) XenDesktop
10 16 (53.33%) MCTS
10 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (53.33%) VCAP
10 16 (53.33%) NetApp
11 15 (50.00%) NCDA
11 15 (50.00%) NCIE
11 15 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (46.67%) VTSP
12 14 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (46.67%) EMC
12 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
13 13 (43.33%) CCIA
13 13 (43.33%) vCloud
13 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (23.33%) IIS
5 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (36.67%) WAAS
3 5 (16.67%) DHCP
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) SAN
4 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 3 (10.00%) NAS
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) IPv4
7 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Consultant
3 11 (36.67%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (36.67%) Virtualisation Architect
3 11 (36.67%) Storage Architect
3 11 (36.67%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Architect
6 4 (13.33%) IT Support
7 3 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Senior IT Support Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) CLARiiON
1 12 (40.00%) Celerra
2 3 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (3.33%) Time Management
2 1 (3.33%) Change Control
2 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
3 17 (56.67%) MCSE
3 17 (56.67%) CCA
3 17 (56.67%) MCITP
4 16 (53.33%) MCTS
4 16 (53.33%) VCAP
5 15 (50.00%) NCDA
5 15 (50.00%) NCIE
6 14 (46.67%) VTSP
7 13 (43.33%) CCIA
8 11 (36.67%) CCEA
9 7 (23.33%) CCEE
10 4 (13.33%) VCDX
11 1 (3.33%) CCAA
11 1 (3.33%) HP AIS
11 1 (3.33%) HP ASE
11 1 (3.33%) HP MASE
11 1 (3.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (56.67%) XenDesktop
4 13 (43.33%) vCloud
4 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
5 10 (33.33%) XenApp
6 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) XenMobile
2 3 (10.00%) Legato
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (80.00%) Citrix
3 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (66.67%) Cisco
5 16 (53.33%) NetApp
6 14 (46.67%) EMC
7 11 (36.67%) 3PAR
8 4 (13.33%) AppSense
8 4 (13.33%) HP
9 3 (10.00%) Dell
9 3 (10.00%) Symantec
9 3 (10.00%) CommVault