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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 48 41 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 25 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.43% 2.48% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 22.94% 18.03% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 5
Average salary £34,500 £26,650 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.45% -43.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,650 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
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 61 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.97% 13.74% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 86 57 69
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 £23,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Sheffield

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (84.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (81.25%) Citrix
4 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
5 23 (71.88%) Cisco
5 23 (71.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
7 20 (62.50%) MS Exchange
8 19 (59.38%) MCSE
8 19 (59.38%) Windows
8 19 (59.38%) Citrix Certification
8 19 (59.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (56.25%) CCA
9 18 (56.25%) NetApp
9 18 (56.25%) MCITP
9 18 (56.25%) XenDesktop
10 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (53.13%) MCTS
11 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (50.00%) VCAP
11 16 (50.00%) EMC
11 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
12 15 (46.88%) VTSP
12 15 (46.88%) NCDA
12 15 (46.88%) NCIE
12 15 (46.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
14 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (40.63%) CCIA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.63%) IIS
5 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.25%) Lync
7 1 (3.13%) Apache
7 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (37.50%) WAAS
3 7 (21.88%) DNS
4 6 (18.75%) DHCP
5 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
5 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.50%) SAN
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (9.38%) Firewall
8 2 (6.25%) VPN
8 2 (6.25%) IPv4
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (6.25%) NAS
8 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.13%) SSH
9 1 (3.13%) VLAN
9 1 (3.13%) Internet
9 1 (3.13%) MPLS
9 1 (3.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Storage Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Virtualisation Architect
3 10 (31.25%) Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) IT Support
7 3 (9.38%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (9.38%) Senior IT Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) CLARiiON
2 12 (37.50%) Celerra
3 3 (9.38%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) Data Management
1 3 (9.38%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.13%) Time Management
3 1 (3.13%) BCP
3 1 (3.13%) ITSM
3 1 (3.13%) Service Management
3 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (59.38%) MCSE
2 19 (59.38%) Citrix Certification
2 19 (59.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (56.25%) CCA
3 18 (56.25%) MCITP
4 17 (53.13%) MCTS
5 16 (50.00%) VCAP
6 15 (46.88%) VTSP
6 15 (46.88%) NCDA
6 15 (46.88%) NCIE
7 13 (40.63%) CCIA
8 12 (37.50%) CCEA
9 7 (21.88%) CCEE
10 3 (9.38%) VCDX
11 1 (3.13%) VCP5
11 1 (3.13%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) XenDesktop
4 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
5 13 (40.63%) vCloud
6 11 (34.38%) XenApp
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.13%) Xen
8 1 (3.13%) XenServer
8 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) XenMobile
2 3 (9.38%) Legato
3 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.13%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (81.25%) Citrix
3 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
4 23 (71.88%) Cisco
5 18 (56.25%) NetApp
6 16 (50.00%) EMC
7 12 (37.50%) 3PAR
8 5 (15.63%) AppSense
8 5 (15.63%) HP
9 4 (12.50%) Symantec
10 3 (9.38%) CommVault
10 3 (9.38%) Dell
11 2 (6.25%) Oracle
12 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
12 1 (3.13%) McAfee
12 1 (3.13%) JBoss
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