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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 63 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.41% 2.18% 2.12%
As % of the System Software category 16.39% 12.71% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 12
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £34,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £62,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
61 118 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.59% 17.18% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 55 107 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 3 August 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Sheffield

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (92.11%) Windows
3 34 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (86.84%) Citrix
5 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
5 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
6 19 (50.00%) ITIL
6 19 (50.00%) XenApp
7 18 (47.37%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (42.11%) SAN
8 16 (42.11%) SCOM
9 15 (39.47%) SCVMM
9 15 (39.47%) SCCM
9 15 (39.47%) SaaS
9 15 (39.47%) High Availability
9 15 (39.47%) Office 365
9 15 (39.47%) VMware ESX
9 15 (39.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 15 (39.47%) CommVault
9 15 (39.47%) SLA
9 15 (39.47%) Change Management
9 15 (39.47%) MS Office
9 15 (39.47%) vMotion
10 13 (34.21%) Firewall
11 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
11 12 (31.58%) IIS
11 12 (31.58%) vCloud
12 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (31.58%) IIS
2 10 (26.32%) Lync
3 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
4 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
6 3 (7.89%) Joomla!
6 3 (7.89%) Drupal
6 3 (7.89%) WordPress
6 3 (7.89%) Node.js
6 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
6 3 (7.89%) CloudStack
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (7.89%) Commerce Server
6 3 (7.89%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (7.89%) PegaRULES
6 3 (7.89%) JBoss
6 3 (7.89%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Office
2 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) SaaS
1 15 (39.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) SAN
2 13 (34.21%) Firewall
3 10 (26.32%) Unified Communications
4 5 (13.16%) NAS
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.89%) HTTP
6 3 (7.89%) DNS
6 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (7.89%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) IPsec
7 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.63%) OSPF
7 1 (2.63%) BGP
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) OLAP
1 3 (7.89%) OLTP
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Platform Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Lead Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) CSS
1 3 (7.89%) XML
1 3 (7.89%) XSLT
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
1 3 (7.89%) JSON
1 3 (7.89%) jQuery
1 3 (7.89%) HTML5
1 3 (7.89%) REST
1 3 (7.89%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
1 3 (7.89%) Clustering
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
1 3 (7.89%) DataPower
2 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (15.79%) UNIX
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (7.89%) CentOS
5 3 (7.89%) SUSE
5 3 (7.89%) Debian
5 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
5 3 (7.89%) AIX
5 3 (7.89%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 15 (39.47%) Change Management
2 15 (39.47%) High Availability
3 10 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Content Management
6 3 (7.89%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.63%) BCP
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
1 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.89%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.89%) Jython
2 3 (7.89%) Korn
2 3 (7.89%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) Perl
2 3 (7.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 19 (50.00%) XenApp
4 18 (47.37%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (39.47%) VMware ESX
5 15 (39.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 12 (31.58%) vCloud
7 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
8 10 (26.32%) XenDesktop
9 9 (23.68%) Terminal Services
10 3 (7.89%) Xen
10 3 (7.89%) VMware Server
10 3 (7.89%) XenServer
10 3 (7.89%) pfSense
10 3 (7.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) SCOM
2 15 (39.47%) SCVMM
2 15 (39.47%) SCCM
2 15 (39.47%) vMotion
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (86.84%) Citrix
3 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 15 (39.47%) CommVault
5 8 (21.05%) Cisco
6 3 (7.89%) IBM
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) Endeca
6 3 (7.89%) Websense
6 3 (7.89%) Intel
6 3 (7.89%) F5
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) Juniper
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.63%) McAfee
8 1 (2.63%) BT
8 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard