The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 68 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.58% 1.63% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 10.27% 14.63% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 5
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
146 82 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.40% 11.16% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 131 74 83
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Yorkshire region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

vSphere
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -13 15 £40,000 -5.88%
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (96.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
4 25 (80.65%) Active Directory
5 24 (77.42%) Windows
6 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
6 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (51.61%) vCloud
8 15 (48.39%) VMware ESX
8 15 (48.39%) IIS
8 15 (48.39%) Citrix
9 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
10 13 (41.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (35.48%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (35.48%) Cisco
12 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (32.26%) CCA
13 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
13 10 (32.26%) MCSE
13 10 (32.26%) MCITP
13 10 (32.26%) XenDesktop
13 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (29.03%) XenApp
14 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (29.03%) MCTS
15 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (25.81%) EMC

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 15 (48.39%) IIS
2 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
3 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
6 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (9.68%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (16.13%) WAAS
3 5 (16.13%) NAS
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
3 5 (16.13%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) Internet
5 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) IT Support
4 5 (16.13%) Storage Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Virtualisation Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Application Packaging
1 3 (9.68%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) CLARiiON
1 6 (19.35%) Celerra
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.23%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) Change Control
1 3 (9.68%) Change Management
2 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
2 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
2 1 (3.23%) Time Management
2 1 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (35.48%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (32.26%) CCA
3 10 (32.26%) MCSE
3 10 (32.26%) MCITP
4 9 (29.03%) MCTS
5 8 (25.81%) VCAP
6 7 (22.58%) NCDA
6 7 (22.58%) NCIE
6 7 (22.58%) CCIA
7 6 (19.35%) CCEE
7 6 (19.35%) VTSP
8 5 (16.13%) CCEA
9 2 (6.45%) VCDX
10 1 (3.23%) CCAA
10 1 (3.23%) VCP5
10 1 (3.23%) HP AIS
10 1 (3.23%) HP ASE
10 1 (3.23%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (96.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (80.65%) Active Directory
3 16 (51.61%) vCloud
4 15 (48.39%) VMware ESX
5 10 (32.26%) XenDesktop
6 9 (29.03%) XenApp
7 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (6.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) XenMobile
3 1 (3.23%) Legato
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) Citrix
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco
5 8 (25.81%) EMC
5 8 (25.81%) NetApp
6 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.68%) AppSense
7 3 (9.68%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Dell
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec
9 1 (3.23%) CommVault