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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 49 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 28 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.62% 2.37% 2.34%
As % of the System Software category 37.33% 14.95% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 9
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £23,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,000 £56,000
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
75 107 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.70% 15.85% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 62 87 45
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 5 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Sheffield

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (88.89%) Windows
3 30 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
4 29 (80.56%) Citrix
5 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (61.11%) ITIL
6 21 (58.33%) XenApp
7 18 (50.00%) SaaS
7 18 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (50.00%) High Availability
7 18 (50.00%) Office 365
7 18 (50.00%) vMotion
7 18 (50.00%) MS Office
7 18 (50.00%) SLA
7 18 (50.00%) SAN
7 18 (50.00%) CommVault
7 18 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 18 (50.00%) SCCM
7 18 (50.00%) SCOM
7 18 (50.00%) SCVMM
7 18 (50.00%) Change Management
8 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
8 16 (44.44%) Migration
8 16 (44.44%) Hyper-V
8 16 (44.44%) SQL
8 16 (44.44%) Lync
8 16 (44.44%) Unified Communications
8 16 (44.44%) XenDesktop

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (44.44%) Lync
2 10 (27.78%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) SaaS
1 18 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) SAN
2 16 (44.44%) Unified Communications
3 8 (22.22%) Firewall
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) IPsec
6 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Consultant
2 9 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) IT Support
5 1 (2.78%) Server Technician
5 1 (2.78%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Server Support Technician
5 1 (2.78%) Server Support
5 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) ITIL
2 18 (50.00%) Change Management
2 18 (50.00%) High Availability
3 16 (44.44%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security
4 3 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.78%) Social Engineering
6 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
1 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
3 21 (58.33%) XenApp
4 18 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 18 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (44.44%) XenDesktop
5 16 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 14 (38.89%) VMware ESX
7 10 (27.78%) vCloud
8 7 (19.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) SCCM
1 18 (50.00%) SCOM
1 18 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 18 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 29 (80.56%) Citrix
4 18 (50.00%) CommVault
5 6 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (8.33%) Websense
7 1 (2.78%) BT
7 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.78%) EMC