The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 30 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.67% 2.17% 7.20%
As % of the System Software category 12.77% 8.70% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 9
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% -11.17%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
vSphere
West 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 Wakefield region.

System Software Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 20.89% 25.00% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 44 20 13
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £24,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

vSphere
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Wakefield

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) MCSA
5 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (28.57%) MCITP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) CCA
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL