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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 67 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 20 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.99% 1.75% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 13.07% 13.68% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 6
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
153 95 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.21% 12.80% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 132 75 98
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,650 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 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 29 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 -7 20 £57,500 +112.96%
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
4 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
5 20 (66.67%) Citrix
5 20 (66.67%) Windows
6 18 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (56.67%) Cisco
7 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
9 14 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (43.33%) MCITP
10 13 (43.33%) XenDesktop
10 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (43.33%) VCAP
10 13 (43.33%) vCloud
10 13 (43.33%) CCA
10 13 (43.33%) NetApp
10 13 (43.33%) MCSE
10 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
11 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
11 12 (40.00%) MCTS
11 12 (40.00%) NCDA
11 12 (40.00%) NCIE
11 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (36.67%) VTSP
12 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (36.67%) IIS
6 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (26.67%) WAAS
3 6 (20.00%) SAN
4 5 (16.67%) DHCP
4 5 (16.67%) DNS
5 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.33%) NAS
6 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) IPv4
7 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Consultant
2 11 (36.67%) Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Virtualisation Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Storage Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.67%) IT Support
4 5 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) CLARiiON
1 9 (30.00%) Celerra
2 3 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) PDA
4 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Data Management
2 2 (6.67%) Change Control
2 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (43.33%) MCSE
3 13 (43.33%) CCA
3 13 (43.33%) MCITP
3 13 (43.33%) VCAP
4 12 (40.00%) MCTS
4 12 (40.00%) NCDA
4 12 (40.00%) NCIE
5 11 (36.67%) VTSP
6 10 (33.33%) CCIA
7 8 (26.67%) CCEA
8 6 (20.00%) CCEE
9 4 (13.33%) VCDX
10 1 (3.33%) CCAA
10 1 (3.33%) HP AIS
10 1 (3.33%) HP ASE
10 1 (3.33%) HP MASE
10 1 (3.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (43.33%) XenDesktop
3 13 (43.33%) vCloud
4 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 9 (30.00%) XenApp
5 9 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Legato
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
1 3 (10.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (66.67%) Citrix
4 17 (56.67%) Cisco
5 13 (43.33%) NetApp
6 11 (36.67%) EMC
7 8 (26.67%) 3PAR
8 4 (13.33%) HP
9 3 (10.00%) Dell
9 3 (10.00%) Symantec
9 3 (10.00%) CommVault
9 3 (10.00%) AppSense