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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 48 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.67% 2.46% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category 31.71% 14.52% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 11
Average salary £30,000 £48,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.82% +78.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £62,500 £47,500
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
82 124 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.58% 16.94% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73 108 51
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,470
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Sheffield

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 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 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (96.15%) Windows
3 48 (92.31%) Citrix
4 43 (82.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (80.77%) Microsoft
5 42 (80.77%) Active Directory
6 30 (57.69%) VMware ESX
7 26 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 25 (48.08%) IIS
8 25 (48.08%) vCloud
9 22 (42.31%) Firewall
10 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (34.62%) Terminal Services
11 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (32.69%) XenApp
12 17 (32.69%) VMware ESXi
13 15 (28.85%) SCOM
13 15 (28.85%) SAN
13 15 (28.85%) ITIL
13 15 (28.85%) UNIX
14 14 (26.92%) MS Office
14 14 (26.92%) SLA
14 14 (26.92%) SCVMM
14 14 (26.92%) Change Management
14 14 (26.92%) High Availability
14 14 (26.92%) SaaS
14 14 (26.92%) SCCM
14 14 (26.92%) vMotion
14 14 (26.92%) Office 365
15 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 25 (48.08%) IIS
2 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
3 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (11.54%) Lync
6 5 (9.62%) JBoss
6 5 (9.62%) Apache
7 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (5.77%) Commerce Server
7 3 (5.77%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (5.77%) PegaRULES
7 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.77%) Joomla!
7 3 (5.77%) Drupal
7 3 (5.77%) WordPress
7 3 (5.77%) Node.js
7 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (26.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.92%) SaaS
1 14 (26.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) Firewall
2 15 (28.85%) SAN
3 9 (17.31%) DNS
4 8 (15.38%) NAS
5 6 (11.54%) Unified Communications
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.77%) HTTP
7 3 (5.77%) BIG-IP
7 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.85%) VLAN
9 1 (1.92%) OSPF
9 1 (1.92%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.77%) OLAP
2 3 (5.77%) OLTP
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Consultant
2 15 (28.85%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Exchange Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Citrix Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Citrix Technical Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Junior Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Technical Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Junior
6 5 (9.62%) Network Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) Junior Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Lead Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Platform Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (1.92%) Administrator
10 1 (1.92%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) CSS
1 3 (5.77%) XML
1 3 (5.77%) XSLT
1 3 (5.77%) Middleware
1 3 (5.77%) JSON
1 3 (5.77%) jQuery
1 3 (5.77%) HTML5
1 3 (5.77%) REST
1 3 (5.77%) Express
1 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Thin Client
1 5 (9.62%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.77%) DataPower
2 3 (5.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (96.15%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (28.85%) UNIX
5 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.62%) Linux
7 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.77%) SUSE
8 3 (5.77%) Debian
8 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.77%) CentOS
8 3 (5.77%) AIX
8 3 (5.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) Change Management
2 14 (26.92%) High Availability
3 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.54%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.77%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) Content Management
7 2 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.85%) BCP
7 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.54%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) Python
3 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.77%) Jython
3 3 (5.77%) Korn
3 3 (5.77%) Java
3 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) Perl
3 3 (5.77%) PHP
3 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (82.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 30 (57.69%) VMware ESX
4 25 (48.08%) vCloud
5 18 (34.62%) Terminal Services
6 17 (32.69%) XenApp
6 17 (32.69%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (21.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
9 6 (11.54%) XenDesktop
10 3 (5.77%) XenServer
10 3 (5.77%) pfSense
10 3 (5.77%) KVM
10 3 (5.77%) VMware Server
10 3 (5.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) SCOM
2 14 (26.92%) SCVMM
2 14 (26.92%) SCCM
2 14 (26.92%) vMotion
3 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (92.31%) Citrix
3 42 (80.77%) Microsoft
4 11 (21.15%) CommVault
5 10 (19.23%) Cisco
6 9 (17.31%) Oracle
7 3 (5.77%) Endeca
7 3 (5.77%) F5
7 3 (5.77%) NetApp
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.77%) IBM
7 3 (5.77%) EMC
7 3 (5.77%) Intel
8 2 (3.85%) Juniper
8 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.85%) McAfee
8 2 (3.85%) Websense
9 1 (1.92%) HP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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