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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 61 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 17 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.35% 2.27% 1.53%
As % of the System Software category 13.60% 24.07% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 6
Average salary £57,500 £30,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.66% -38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,500 £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
125 54 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.29% 9.44% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 109 48 58
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,490 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Sheffield

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (96.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
4 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
5 24 (72.73%) Windows
6 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
8 18 (54.55%) Citrix
8 18 (54.55%) vCloud
9 16 (48.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (45.45%) IIS
10 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
11 14 (42.42%) Cisco
11 14 (42.42%) VMware ESX
12 13 (39.39%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (36.36%) MCITP
13 12 (36.36%) XenDesktop
13 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (36.36%) CCA
13 12 (36.36%) MCSE
14 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
14 11 (33.33%) NetApp
14 11 (33.33%) MCTS
14 11 (33.33%) VCAP
14 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (30.30%) NCDA
15 10 (30.30%) NCIE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (45.45%) IIS
1 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 13 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.06%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (21.21%) WAAS
3 6 (18.18%) SAN
4 5 (15.15%) DHCP
4 5 (15.15%) DNS
5 4 (12.12%) NAS
5 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.09%) Internet
6 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.03%) VPN
8 1 (3.03%) Firewall
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Architect
3 8 (24.24%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Virtualisation Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Storage Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 5 (15.15%) IT Support
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) CLARiiON
1 8 (24.24%) Celerra
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.03%) PDA
3 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.06%) Change Management
1 2 (6.06%) Data Management
1 2 (6.06%) Change Control
2 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
2 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
2 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (39.39%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (36.36%) MCSE
3 12 (36.36%) CCA
3 12 (36.36%) MCITP
4 11 (33.33%) MCTS
4 11 (33.33%) VCAP
5 10 (30.30%) NCDA
5 10 (30.30%) NCIE
6 9 (27.27%) CCIA
6 9 (27.27%) VTSP
7 7 (21.21%) CCEA
8 6 (18.18%) CCEE
9 3 (9.09%) VCDX
10 1 (3.03%) CCAA
10 1 (3.03%) HP AIS
10 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
10 1 (3.03%) HP MASE
10 1 (3.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (96.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
3 18 (54.55%) vCloud
4 14 (42.42%) VMware ESX
5 12 (36.36%) XenDesktop
6 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 9 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (6.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) XenMobile
2 2 (6.06%) Legato
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) Citrix
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco
5 11 (33.33%) NetApp
6 10 (30.30%) EMC
7 7 (21.21%) 3PAR
8 3 (9.09%) AppSense
8 3 (9.09%) HP
9 2 (6.06%) Dell
9 2 (6.06%) Symantec
9 2 (6.06%) CommVault