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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 64 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.63% 1.31% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 13.64% 11.11% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,900 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £49,500 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
88 81 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.92% 11.79% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 63 67 24
Average salary £35,000 £31,400 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.46% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
3 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (74.19%) Windows
4 21 (67.74%) Citrix
5 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (61.29%) ITIL
7 17 (54.84%) XenDesktop
8 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
9 15 (48.39%) XenApp
10 14 (45.16%) SCCM
11 12 (38.71%) SCOM
11 12 (38.71%) Lync
11 12 (38.71%) SQL
11 12 (38.71%) EMC
12 11 (35.48%) Cisco
12 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
12 11 (35.48%) SAN
12 11 (35.48%) CommVault
12 11 (35.48%) NetApp
12 11 (35.48%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
13 10 (32.26%) Unified Communications
13 10 (32.26%) SaaS
13 10 (32.26%) SCVMM
13 10 (32.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (32.26%) Migration
13 10 (32.26%) Change Management
13 10 (32.26%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 12 (38.71%) Lync
2 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
3 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) JBoss
6 3 (9.68%) Apache
6 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
7 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.45%) IIS
8 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) SaaS
1 10 (32.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) SAN
2 10 (32.26%) Unified Communications
3 7 (22.58%) DNS
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (16.13%) WAAS
6 4 (12.90%) DHCP
7 3 (9.68%) Firewall
8 2 (6.45%) VPN
8 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
8 2 (6.45%) LAN
8 2 (6.45%) WAN
8 2 (6.45%) IPsec
9 1 (3.23%) SSH
9 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (3.23%) VLAN
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.23%) Network Security
9 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Citrix Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Virtualisation Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Storage Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Support Technician
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Server Support Technician
6 2 (6.45%) Server Support
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Server Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) CLARiiON
2 5 (16.13%) Celerra
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 10 (32.26%) Change Management
2 10 (32.26%) High Availability
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) BCP
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) ITSM
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (32.26%) MCSE
3 8 (25.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (22.58%) MCTS
4 7 (22.58%) MCITP
4 7 (22.58%) CCA
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (19.35%) NCDA
5 6 (19.35%) NCIE
5 6 (19.35%) VCAP
5 6 (19.35%) VTSP
6 5 (16.13%) CCIA
6 5 (16.13%) CCEA
7 2 (6.45%) VCP4
7 2 (6.45%) CCEE
8 1 (3.23%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (54.84%) XenDesktop
4 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
5 15 (48.39%) XenApp
6 11 (35.48%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (32.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (22.58%) vCloud
9 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
10 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCCM
2 12 (38.71%) SCOM
3 10 (32.26%) SCVMM
4 2 (6.45%) XenMobile
5 1 (3.23%) Legato
5 1 (3.23%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.23%) Puppet
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
3 21 (67.74%) Citrix
4 12 (38.71%) EMC
5 11 (35.48%) Cisco
5 11 (35.48%) CommVault
5 11 (35.48%) NetApp
6 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) McAfee
8 2 (6.45%) AppSense
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) HP
9 1 (3.23%) Dell
9 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.23%) Websense
9 1 (3.23%) BT
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