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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 33 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.06% 1.82% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 13.21% 10.53% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £35,500 £37,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.96% -11.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
53 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.14% 17.27% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 15 6
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £22,300 £18,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 2014, 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%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
4 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) MCSA
5 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) IBM Notes
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
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