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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 151 94 134
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +40
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 73 90 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.43% 2.42% 1.44%
As % of the System Software category 10.31% 22.33% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 42
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £30,000 £33,575
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
708 403 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.85% 10.84% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 518 304 343
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,550 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
Leeds -40 66 £40,000 -11.11% 5
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 134 (96.40%) VMware
2 99 (71.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (68.35%) Windows
4 83 (59.71%) Cisco
5 72 (51.80%) Linux
6 61 (43.88%) SAN
7 59 (42.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (41.73%) Microsoft
9 55 (39.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 52 (37.41%) Active Directory
10 52 (37.41%) Citrix
11 51 (36.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 46 (33.09%) Red Hat
13 45 (32.37%) Firewall
13 45 (32.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (30.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 40 (28.78%) NetApp
16 39 (28.06%) EMC
17 37 (26.62%) MCSE
18 36 (25.90%) MS Exchange
19 33 (23.74%) UNIX
20 31 (22.30%) VMware ESX
21 29 (20.86%) MS Excel
21 29 (20.86%) DNS
22 28 (20.14%) Problem Management
23 27 (19.42%) Internet
24 25 (17.99%) Cisco Certification
24 25 (17.99%) ITIL
24 25 (17.99%) NCDA
25 24 (17.27%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 36 (25.90%) MS Exchange
2 22 (15.83%) Apache
3 19 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (12.23%) IIS
5 13 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (7.91%) Tomcat
7 11 (7.91%) SharePoint
8 9 (6.47%) Lync
9 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.88%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 29 (20.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (43.88%) SAN
2 45 (32.37%) Firewall
3 29 (20.86%) DNS
4 27 (19.42%) Internet
5 21 (15.11%) NAS
6 16 (11.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (7.91%) WAAS
8 10 (7.19%) DHCP
8 10 (7.19%) FTP
9 8 (5.76%) DMZ
10 7 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (5.04%) TCP/IP
11 6 (4.32%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (4.32%) SSH
11 6 (4.32%) BIG-IP
12 5 (3.60%) HTTPS
12 5 (3.60%) HTTP
12 5 (3.60%) LAN
12 5 (3.60%) SMTP
13 4 (2.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (13.67%) MySQL
4 14 (10.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (6.47%) Redis
6 7 (5.04%) Informix
6 7 (5.04%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Subversion
1 7 (5.04%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.04%) JIRA
1 7 (5.04%) Jenkins
1 7 (5.04%) Hudson
General
1 9 (6.47%) Games
2 8 (5.76%) Advertising
3 5 (3.60%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (23.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.83%) Analyst
3 20 (14.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (13.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 18 (12.95%) Operations Analyst
5 18 (12.95%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 14 (10.07%) Consultant
7 12 (8.63%) Architect
8 11 (7.91%) Storage Architect
8 11 (7.91%) Virtualisation Architect
8 11 (7.91%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (7.91%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.19%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (5.76%) Server Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Engineering Manager
11 7 (5.04%) Support Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
12 6 (4.32%) Support Technician
12 6 (4.32%) VMware Consultant
13 5 (3.60%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) Middleware
1 7 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (3.60%) .NET
3 2 (1.44%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Enterprise Storage
1 16 (11.51%) IBM XIV
2 12 (8.63%) Celerra
2 12 (8.63%) CLARiiON
3 11 (7.91%) Clustering
4 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.60%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.16%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.44%) Replication
7 2 (1.44%) PKI
7 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.72%) IVR
8 1 (0.72%) iSeries
8 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 95 (68.35%) Windows
2 72 (51.80%) Linux
3 59 (42.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (36.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (32.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (23.74%) UNIX
7 21 (15.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.47%) Solaris
9 7 (5.04%) CentOS
10 6 (4.32%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (3.60%) SUSE
11 5 (3.60%) Debian
11 5 (3.60%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
13 3 (2.16%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.14%) Problem Management
2 25 (17.99%) ITIL
3 24 (17.27%) Change Management
3 24 (17.27%) Load Balancing
4 22 (15.83%) Project Management
4 22 (15.83%) E-Commerce
5 20 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (14.39%) DevOps
6 17 (12.23%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (8.63%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (7.91%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.47%) Line Management
10 8 (5.76%) Network Architecture
11 7 (5.04%) Performance Management
11 7 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (5.04%) High Availability
12 5 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (2.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.27%) SQL
2 22 (15.83%) PHP
3 18 (12.95%) Bash Shell
4 17 (12.23%) Perl
4 17 (12.23%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.44%) Python
5 2 (1.44%) Ruby
6 1 (0.72%) Java
6 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (39.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 42 (30.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (26.62%) MCSE
4 25 (17.99%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (17.99%) NCDA
5 23 (16.55%) MCITP
6 22 (15.83%) VCAP
7 18 (12.95%) CCA
7 18 (12.95%) Citrix Certification
8 17 (12.23%) NCIE
8 17 (12.23%) CCIA
9 16 (11.51%) VTSP
10 15 (10.79%) CCEA
10 15 (10.79%) CCNA
11 14 (10.07%) CCNP
12 13 (9.35%) CCIE
13 12 (8.63%) MCTS
14 9 (6.47%) VCDX
14 9 (6.47%) CCDE
14 9 (6.47%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 99 (71.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (37.41%) Active Directory
3 31 (22.30%) VMware ESX
4 24 (17.27%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (14.39%) XenServer
5 20 (14.39%) XenDesktop
6 19 (13.67%) XenApp
6 19 (13.67%) Hyper-V
7 11 (7.91%) vCloud
8 9 (6.47%) Squid
9 7 (5.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (4.32%) Terminal Services
11 5 (3.60%) Xen
12 4 (2.88%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.44%) MetaFrame
13 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (12.23%) Opsview
1 17 (12.23%) Nagios
2 14 (10.07%) NetBackup
3 13 (9.35%) Puppet
4 9 (6.47%) SCOM
5 7 (5.04%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (5.04%) Cacti
5 7 (5.04%) SCCM
6 6 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.88%) XenMobile
8 3 (2.16%) PureDisk
8 3 (2.16%) Salt
9 2 (1.44%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.44%) Foglight
9 2 (1.44%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 134 (96.40%) VMware
2 83 (59.71%) Cisco
3 58 (41.73%) Microsoft
4 52 (37.41%) Citrix
5 46 (33.09%) Red Hat
6 40 (28.78%) NetApp
7 39 (28.06%) EMC
8 19 (13.67%) IBM
9 15 (10.79%) Oracle
10 13 (9.35%) Brocade
11 12 (8.63%) Symantec
12 11 (7.91%) 3PAR
12 11 (7.91%) HP
13 10 (7.19%) F5
14 7 (5.04%) Riverbed
14 7 (5.04%) SolarWinds
14 7 (5.04%) Veritas
14 7 (5.04%) CommVault
15 5 (3.60%) CheckPoint
15 5 (3.60%) Juniper
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago