The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 28 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.91% 1.32% 2.21%
As % of the System Software category 27.45% 8.63% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 13
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £24,700 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
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 South Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
102 139 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.61% 15.29% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 81 113 104
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +11 27 £41,250 +3.12%
Doncaster - 1 - -
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 36 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
4 32 (80.00%) Citrix
5 23 (57.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (57.50%) ITIL
6 22 (55.00%) XenApp
7 20 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (50.00%) Office 365
7 20 (50.00%) SCOM
7 20 (50.00%) SAN
8 19 (47.50%) CommVault
8 19 (47.50%) Change Management
8 19 (47.50%) MS Office
8 19 (47.50%) SLA
8 19 (47.50%) SCVMM
8 19 (47.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 19 (47.50%) SCCM
8 19 (47.50%) vMotion
8 19 (47.50%) SaaS
8 19 (47.50%) High Availability
9 17 (42.50%) SQL
10 16 (40.00%) VMware ESX
10 16 (40.00%) Migration
10 16 (40.00%) Lync
10 16 (40.00%) Unified Communications
10 16 (40.00%) XenDesktop
10 16 (40.00%) PowerShell

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 16 (40.00%) Lync
2 12 (30.00%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (47.50%) MS Office
2 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) Office 365
2 19 (47.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) SAN
2 16 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 9 (22.50%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) NAS
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.00%) LAN
7 1 (2.50%) WAN
7 1 (2.50%) DHCP
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) LDAP
7 1 (2.50%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) IPsec
7 1 (2.50%) Network Security
7 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Server Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) ITIL
2 19 (47.50%) Change Management
2 19 (47.50%) High Availability
3 16 (40.00%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Information Security
4 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) BCP
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.50%) Social Engineering
5 1 (2.50%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) CCA
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (47.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (55.00%) XenApp
4 20 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (47.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 16 (40.00%) VMware ESX
6 16 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 12 (30.00%) vCloud
8 9 (22.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (50.00%) SCOM
2 19 (47.50%) SCVMM
2 19 (47.50%) SCCM
2 19 (47.50%) vMotion
3 1 (2.50%) Legato
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (80.00%) Citrix
4 19 (47.50%) CommVault
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 4 (10.00%) Websense
7 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 2 (5.00%) HP
9 1 (2.50%) Dell
9 1 (2.50%) Avaya
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle
9 1 (2.50%) SAP
9 1 (2.50%) Apple
9 1 (2.50%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (2.50%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) BT
9 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard