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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 68 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.46% 0.70% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 13.25% 6.67% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,925 £46,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
83 60 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.99% 10.43% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66 56 54
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -30.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,800 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (71.43%) Citrix
4 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
5 23 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (62.86%) Windows
6 22 (62.86%) MS Exchange
7 21 (60.00%) Cisco
8 20 (57.14%) EMC
8 20 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (54.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (54.29%) NetApp
10 18 (51.43%) MCSE
10 18 (51.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (51.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (45.71%) XenDesktop
12 15 (42.86%) CCA
12 15 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (42.86%) MCTS
12 15 (42.86%) MCITP
12 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (40.00%) Hyper-V
13 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
13 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (37.14%) vCloud
14 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (37.14%) CLARiiON
14 13 (37.14%) VCAP
14 13 (37.14%) VTSP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 22 (62.86%) MS Exchange
2 20 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (51.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (11.43%) Lync
6 4 (11.43%) IIS
7 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (5.71%) JBoss
8 2 (5.71%) Apache
8 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (31.43%) WAAS
2 11 (31.43%) DNS
3 9 (25.71%) DHCP
4 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
6 3 (8.57%) SAN
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.71%) Firewall
7 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
7 2 (5.71%) IPv4
8 1 (2.86%) FTP
8 1 (2.86%) LAN
8 1 (2.86%) WAN
8 1 (2.86%) IPsec
8 1 (2.86%) SSH
8 1 (2.86%) VLAN
8 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Architect
2 11 (31.43%) Solutions Architect
2 11 (31.43%) Virtualisation Architect
2 11 (31.43%) Storage Architect
2 11 (31.43%) Storage Solutions Architect
3 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) IT Support
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Support Technician
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) CLARiiON
2 11 (31.43%) Celerra
3 2 (5.71%) FlexPod
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) UNIX
7 2 (5.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (5.71%) BCP
3 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.71%) Data Management
4 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.86%) ITSM
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Service Management
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) Time Management
4 1 (2.86%) High Availability
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (51.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (51.43%) MCSE
3 15 (42.86%) CCA
3 15 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (42.86%) MCTS
3 15 (42.86%) MCITP
4 13 (37.14%) NCDA
4 13 (37.14%) NCIE
4 13 (37.14%) VCAP
4 13 (37.14%) VTSP
5 11 (31.43%) CCIA
5 11 (31.43%) CCEA
6 4 (11.43%) CCEE
7 2 (5.71%) VCDX
8 1 (2.86%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 23 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (45.71%) XenDesktop
4 14 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 13 (37.14%) vCloud
6 12 (34.29%) XenApp
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
9 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.86%) Xen
10 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) XenMobile
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
4 2 (5.71%) Legato
5 1 (2.86%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.86%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (71.43%) Citrix
4 21 (60.00%) Cisco
5 20 (57.14%) EMC
6 19 (54.29%) NetApp
7 11 (31.43%) 3PAR
8 4 (11.43%) AppSense
8 4 (11.43%) HP
9 3 (8.57%) CommVault
9 3 (8.57%) Symantec
10 2 (5.71%) McAfee
10 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.71%) Dell
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle