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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.47% 3.33% 2.27%
As % of the System Software category 13.43% 32.91% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 15
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
67 79 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.97% 10.12% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 66 65 98
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 28 April 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Sheffield

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 16 (69.57%) SAN
4 15 (65.22%) HP
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco
6 13 (56.52%) NetApp
6 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
7 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
7 12 (52.17%) Linux
8 10 (43.48%) Salt
8 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
9 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
9 8 (34.78%) F5
9 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
9 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
9 8 (34.78%) EMC
9 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (30.43%) Citrix
10 7 (30.43%) Python
10 7 (30.43%) Perl
10 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
10 7 (30.43%) Puppet
10 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (26.09%) CCDE
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (26.09%) CCIE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) CloudStack
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) NAS
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Informix
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Field Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (21.74%) LAMP
1 5 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Driving Licence
2 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (21.74%) IBM XIV
2 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
3 4 (17.39%) iPad
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (21.74%) High Availability
1 5 (21.74%) Network Architecture
1 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Presales
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
1 7 (30.43%) Perl
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (26.09%) CCDE
2 6 (26.09%) CCIE
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
2 6 (26.09%) CCSP
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) Docker
3 2 (8.70%) Firmware
3 2 (8.70%) KVM
3 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.70%) vCloud
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) Xen
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (43.48%) Salt
3 7 (30.43%) Puppet
4 5 (21.74%) Ansible
4 5 (21.74%) Grafana
4 5 (21.74%) Graphite
4 5 (21.74%) Nagios
4 5 (21.74%) Opsview
5 2 (8.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) HP
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco
4 13 (56.52%) NetApp
5 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
6 8 (34.78%) EMC
6 8 (34.78%) F5
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) Citrix
8 6 (26.09%) Symantec
9 5 (21.74%) Dell
9 5 (21.74%) IBM
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle
10 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
11 1 (4.35%) Veeam
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