The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 166 153 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -39
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 30 64 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.64% 1.26% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 5.94% 10.63% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 67
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £55,000 £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 West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
505 602 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.76% 11.87% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 410 482 355
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Leeds -34 20 £37,375 -12.05% 4
Bradford -19 2 £30,000 -4.76%
Liversedge - 2 £24,000 -
Wakefield -4 1 £19,000 -45.71%
Keighley - 1 £32,500 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 99 (94.29%) VMware
2 72 (68.57%) Cisco
3 67 (63.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 65 (61.90%) Windows
5 58 (55.24%) Microsoft
6 56 (53.33%) MS Exchange
7 52 (49.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (45.71%) SAN
9 42 (40.00%) MCSE
9 42 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 41 (39.05%) Citrix
11 39 (37.14%) SQL Server
12 38 (36.19%) Linux
12 38 (36.19%) SharePoint
13 35 (33.33%) MCSA
14 34 (32.38%) DNS
14 34 (32.38%) XenServer
15 33 (31.43%) XenApp
16 32 (30.48%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (28.57%) Dell
18 28 (26.67%) MS Excel
19 27 (25.71%) VoIP
19 27 (25.71%) UNIX
19 27 (25.71%) Firewall
19 27 (25.71%) Hyper-V
20 26 (24.76%) MCITP
20 26 (24.76%) Exchange Server 2003
20 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
20 26 (24.76%) Exchange Server 2013

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 56 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 38 (36.19%) SharePoint
3 26 (24.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (24.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (19.05%) Tomcat
6 15 (14.29%) IIS
7 14 (13.33%) Apache
7 14 (13.33%) Lync
8 10 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.86%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.90%) Node.js
10 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) PaaS
2 2 (1.90%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (45.71%) SAN
2 34 (32.38%) DNS
3 27 (25.71%) VoIP
3 27 (25.71%) Firewall
4 23 (21.90%) Internet
5 22 (20.95%) Wireless
6 17 (16.19%) LAN
7 14 (13.33%) DHCP
8 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
8 11 (10.48%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (8.57%) WAN
10 7 (6.67%) NAS
11 6 (5.71%) iSCSI
11 6 (5.71%) VPN
11 6 (5.71%) MPLS
12 4 (3.81%) OSPF
12 4 (3.81%) BGP
12 4 (3.81%) EIGRP
12 4 (3.81%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (3.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (7.62%) MySQL
5 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.90%) Informix
6 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.90%) Subversion
2 2 (1.90%) JIRA
General
1 10 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Advertising
2 2 (1.90%) Games
2 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Marketing
3 1 (0.95%) Legal
3 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.95%) Back Office
3 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 20 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (16.19%) Technical Support
4 14 (13.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 11 (10.48%) Support Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Server Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Consultant
6 10 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Administrator
8 8 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.71%) UNIX Administrator
11 5 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (3.81%) Architect
12 4 (3.81%) Analyst
12 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) LAMP
2 2 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (1.90%) Replication
4 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.90%) IBM XIV
5 1 (0.95%) CCTV
5 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.95%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (61.90%) Windows
2 38 (36.19%) Linux
3 32 (30.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (25.71%) UNIX
5 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (21.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.67%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.71%) SUSE
9 6 (5.71%) Debian
9 6 (5.71%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.86%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.86%) AIX
12 1 (0.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.05%) DevOps
2 15 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 14 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (13.33%) ITIL
4 12 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (11.43%) Load Balancing
5 9 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (7.62%) Change Management
7 7 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.71%) Project Management
8 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.71%) High Availability
9 5 (4.76%) BCP
9 5 (4.76%) Service Management
10 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.81%) Network Architecture
10 4 (3.81%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.86%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.05%) PHP
2 15 (14.29%) Python
2 15 (14.29%) Ruby
3 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.76%) SQL
4 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.90%) C
5 2 (1.90%) Perl
5 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (49.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (40.00%) MCSE
2 42 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 35 (33.33%) MCSA
4 26 (24.76%) MCITP
5 24 (22.86%) CCA
5 24 (22.86%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (19.05%) MCP
7 16 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (13.33%) CCNA
9 13 (12.38%) Degree
10 9 (8.57%) MCDST
11 5 (4.76%) CCNP
11 5 (4.76%) CISSP
12 4 (3.81%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (2.86%) CCSA
13 3 (2.86%) CCSE
13 3 (2.86%) A+ Certification
13 3 (2.86%) CCDA
13 3 (2.86%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (63.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 34 (32.38%) XenServer
4 33 (31.43%) XenApp
5 27 (25.71%) Hyper-V
6 23 (21.90%) XenDesktop
7 14 (13.33%) VMware ESX
8 12 (11.43%) Firmware
9 11 (10.48%) Terminal Services
9 11 (10.48%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (8.57%) VMware Server
11 4 (3.81%) Xen
12 2 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.90%) vCloud
13 1 (0.95%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 23 (21.90%) Backup Exec
2 21 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (16.19%) SCCM
3 17 (16.19%) SCOM
4 15 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 9 (8.57%) Puppet
5 9 (8.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (7.62%) Salt
7 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.90%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.90%) Opsview
9 2 (1.90%) Graphite
9 2 (1.90%) vMotion
9 2 (1.90%) Nagios
9 2 (1.90%) Cacti
10 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.95%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 99 (94.29%) VMware
2 72 (68.57%) Cisco
3 58 (55.24%) Microsoft
4 41 (39.05%) Citrix
5 30 (28.57%) Dell
6 21 (20.00%) Veeam
6 21 (20.00%) Riverbed
7 20 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 15 (14.29%) HP
9 10 (9.52%) CheckPoint
10 9 (8.57%) Sun
11 8 (7.62%) EMC
11 8 (7.62%) NetApp
12 6 (5.71%) IBM
13 5 (4.76%) Symantec
14 4 (3.81%) Intel
14 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.81%) F5
15 3 (2.86%) CommVault
15 3 (2.86%) Lotus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 per annum + pension onsite gym phone
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago