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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 149 134 139
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 58 67 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.18% 1.48% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 9.24% 11.55% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 41
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,694 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
628 580 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.81% 12.81% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 506 442 300
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £21,300 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -15 48 £36,750 -26.50% 6
Bradford 0 3 £35,500 +15.44%
Wakefield -16 2 £36,000 +41.17%
Huddersfield +3 1 £50,000 +61.29%
Halifax - 1 £50,000 -
Pontefract - 1 £29,000 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 140 (93.96%) VMware
2 96 (64.43%) Cisco
3 95 (63.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (59.06%) Windows
5 83 (55.70%) Microsoft
6 82 (55.03%) Active Directory
7 72 (48.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 71 (47.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 70 (46.98%) Citrix
10 67 (44.97%) MS Exchange
11 62 (41.61%) MCSE
12 60 (40.27%) SAN
13 58 (38.93%) Linux
14 47 (31.54%) XenServer
15 45 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 45 (30.20%) SQL Server
16 44 (29.53%) SharePoint
16 44 (29.53%) XenApp
17 43 (28.86%) MS Excel
18 42 (28.19%) MCSA
19 35 (23.49%) Firewall
20 34 (22.82%) CCA
20 34 (22.82%) Citrix Certification
20 34 (22.82%) XenDesktop
20 34 (22.82%) Exchange Server 2003
21 33 (22.15%) DNS
21 33 (22.15%) Cisco Certification
22 32 (21.48%) Windows Server 2003
22 32 (21.48%) MCITP
22 32 (21.48%) Hyper-V

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 67 (44.97%) MS Exchange
2 44 (29.53%) SharePoint
3 34 (22.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 30 (20.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (16.78%) Tomcat
6 21 (14.09%) Apache
7 15 (10.07%) Lync
8 13 (8.72%) IIS
9 11 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (7.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.68%) OpenStack
11 3 (2.01%) Node.js
11 3 (2.01%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (28.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Sentinel
1 2 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) PaaS
2 3 (2.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (40.27%) SAN
2 35 (23.49%) Firewall
3 33 (22.15%) DNS
4 29 (19.46%) Internet
5 28 (18.79%) VoIP
6 23 (15.44%) Wireless
7 18 (12.08%) LAN
8 14 (9.40%) DHCP
9 12 (8.05%) NAS
10 11 (7.38%) TCP/IP
11 10 (6.71%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (6.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (6.04%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (6.04%) WAN
13 7 (4.70%) MPLS
14 6 (4.03%) VPN
15 5 (3.36%) FTP
15 5 (3.36%) WAAS
15 5 (3.36%) iSCSI
15 5 (3.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (30.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (8.72%) MySQL
4 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.70%) Informix
5 7 (4.70%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.68%) Redis
7 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.70%) Subversion
2 7 (4.70%) JIRA
2 7 (4.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.68%) Hudson
General
1 7 (4.70%) Games
2 6 (4.03%) Advertising
2 6 (4.03%) Finance
3 3 (2.01%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.67%) Electronics
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (20.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (14.77%) 3rd Line Support
3 19 (12.75%) Technical Support
3 19 (12.75%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.07%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 14 (9.40%) Server Engineer
6 12 (8.05%) Consultant
6 12 (8.05%) VMware Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Windows Server Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Exchange Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Architect
9 8 (5.37%) Administrator
10 7 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.70%) Platform Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Storage Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Storage Architect
11 5 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.36%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (3.36%) LAMP
3 4 (2.68%) Middleware
4 3 (2.01%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (5.37%) IBM XIV
3 6 (4.03%) Clustering
4 5 (3.36%) CLARiiON
4 5 (3.36%) Celerra
5 3 (2.01%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.34%) PKI
6 2 (1.34%) CCTV
7 1 (0.67%) DTV
7 1 (0.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 88 (59.06%) Windows
2 58 (38.93%) Linux
3 45 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (21.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (20.13%) UNIX
6 28 (18.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.03%) SUSE
8 6 (4.03%) Debian
8 6 (4.03%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.68%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.01%) AIX
11 2 (1.34%) CentOS
12 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.67%) Solaris
12 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.78%) DevOps
2 21 (14.09%) Incident Management
3 20 (13.42%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (12.75%) ITIL
5 18 (12.08%) Load Balancing
6 16 (10.74%) Project Management
7 12 (8.05%) Change Management
7 12 (8.05%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (7.38%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.04%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.04%) Network Architecture
9 9 (6.04%) Business Continuity
10 8 (5.37%) High Availability
10 8 (5.37%) Line Management
11 7 (4.70%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.70%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.03%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.45%) PHP
2 16 (10.74%) Python
2 16 (10.74%) Ruby
3 12 (8.05%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.05%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.37%) Perl
4 8 (5.37%) SQL
4 8 (5.37%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.34%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (48.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (47.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 62 (41.61%) MCSE
4 42 (28.19%) MCSA
5 34 (22.82%) CCA
5 34 (22.82%) Citrix Certification
6 33 (22.15%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (21.48%) MCITP
8 26 (17.45%) CCNA
9 21 (14.09%) MCP
10 15 (10.07%) Degree
11 13 (8.72%) CCNP
12 11 (7.38%) CISSP
13 10 (6.71%) CCEA
13 10 (6.71%) MCDST
13 10 (6.71%) CCIA
14 9 (6.04%) CCIE
15 7 (4.70%) CCSP
15 7 (4.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (4.03%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.41%) SLA
2 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 95 (63.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (55.03%) Active Directory
3 47 (31.54%) XenServer
4 44 (29.53%) XenApp
5 34 (22.82%) XenDesktop
6 32 (21.48%) Hyper-V
7 18 (12.08%) VMware ESX
8 14 (9.40%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (8.05%) Firmware
10 11 (7.38%) Terminal Services
11 10 (6.71%) VMware Server
12 7 (4.70%) Xen
12 7 (4.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (3.36%) vCloud
14 2 (1.34%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (15.44%) Backup Exec
2 21 (14.09%) NetBackup
2 21 (14.09%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (10.74%) SCCM
3 16 (10.74%) SCOM
4 13 (8.72%) Puppet
5 10 (6.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (5.37%) Salt
6 8 (5.37%) Opsview
6 8 (5.37%) Graphite
6 8 (5.37%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (5.37%) Nagios
7 7 (4.70%) Cacti
8 5 (3.36%) XenMobile
9 4 (2.68%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.67%) PureDisk
11 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 140 (93.96%) VMware
2 96 (64.43%) Cisco
3 83 (55.70%) Microsoft
4 70 (46.98%) Citrix
5 29 (19.46%) Dell
6 27 (18.12%) Riverbed
7 26 (17.45%) Red Hat
8 23 (15.44%) Veeam
9 17 (11.41%) NetApp
10 16 (10.74%) HP
11 15 (10.07%) EMC
12 12 (8.05%) IBM
13 11 (7.38%) CheckPoint
14 10 (6.71%) Sun
15 8 (5.37%) Symantec
15 8 (5.37%) F5
15 8 (5.37%) SolarWinds
16 7 (4.70%) Veritas
17 6 (4.03%) 3PAR
17 6 (4.03%) Oracle
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Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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