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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 142 114 140
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +26
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 78 86 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.50% 2.13% 1.15%
As % of the System Software category 11.39% 17.52% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63 50 37
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
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
685 491 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.14% 12.15% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 530 359 337
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £24,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -37 66 £38,000 +11.76% 8
Wakefield -14 2 £36,000 -5.26%
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 136 (95.10%) VMware
2 95 (66.43%) Windows
3 92 (64.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (58.04%) Cisco
5 66 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 66 (46.15%) Linux
6 64 (44.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 61 (42.66%) Active Directory
8 56 (39.16%) Citrix
9 55 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 55 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (37.06%) SAN
11 48 (33.57%) MCSE
12 44 (30.77%) MS Exchange
13 43 (30.07%) Firewall
14 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (25.87%) NetApp
15 37 (25.87%) Red Hat
15 37 (25.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 31 (21.68%) MS Excel
16 31 (21.68%) Cisco Certification
16 31 (21.68%) DNS
17 30 (20.98%) EMC
18 29 (20.28%) Internet
19 28 (19.58%) UNIX
20 27 (18.88%) Project Management
21 26 (18.18%) ITIL
22 25 (17.48%) SQL Server
22 25 (17.48%) Change Management
22 25 (17.48%) Load Balancing

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 44 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 23 (16.08%) Apache
3 22 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (10.49%) SharePoint
6 13 (9.09%) IIS
7 12 (8.39%) Tomcat
7 12 (8.39%) Lync
8 9 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (4.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.80%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.70%) Node.js
11 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (21.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (37.06%) SAN
2 43 (30.07%) Firewall
3 31 (21.68%) DNS
4 29 (20.28%) Internet
5 21 (14.69%) NAS
6 15 (10.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (8.39%) WAAS
7 12 (8.39%) DHCP
8 10 (6.99%) FTP
9 9 (6.29%) LAN
10 8 (5.59%) DMZ
10 8 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (4.90%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (4.90%) TCP/IP
12 6 (4.20%) SSH
12 6 (4.20%) BIG-IP
13 5 (3.50%) NetScaler
13 5 (3.50%) iSCSI
13 5 (3.50%) HTTP
13 5 (3.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (13.99%) MySQL
4 15 (10.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (6.99%) Redis
5 10 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.59%) Informix
6 8 (5.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.59%) Subversion
2 8 (5.59%) JIRA
2 8 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.90%) Hudson
General
1 9 (6.29%) Games
2 8 (5.59%) Advertising
3 5 (3.50%) Finance
4 3 (2.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (25.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (16.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.49%) Analyst
4 14 (9.79%) Architect
5 12 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (8.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (8.39%) Virtualisation Architect
5 12 (8.39%) Storage Architect
5 12 (8.39%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.99%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) Operations Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) Server Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (6.29%) Consultant
7 9 (6.29%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Windows Server Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Exchange Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Engineering Manager
9 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.59%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (4.90%) Middleware
3 5 (3.50%) .NET
4 1 (0.70%) LAMP
4 1 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.89%) Enterprise Storage
1 17 (11.89%) IBM XIV
2 12 (8.39%) Celerra
2 12 (8.39%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.39%) CLARiiON
3 11 (7.69%) Clustering
4 9 (6.29%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.10%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.40%) PKI
6 2 (1.40%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.40%) Replication
6 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.40%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.70%) iSeries
7 1 (0.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 95 (66.43%) Windows
2 66 (46.15%) Linux
3 55 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (25.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (19.58%) UNIX
7 25 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.29%) Solaris
9 6 (4.20%) CentOS
10 5 (3.50%) SUSE
10 5 (3.50%) Debian
11 3 (2.10%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.40%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.88%) Project Management
2 26 (18.18%) ITIL
3 25 (17.48%) Change Management
3 25 (17.48%) Load Balancing
4 22 (15.38%) DevOps
5 20 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.29%) Problem Management
6 19 (13.29%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (11.89%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 12 (8.39%) Configuration Management
9 12 (8.39%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (7.69%) Line Management
11 9 (6.29%) Network Architecture
12 8 (5.59%) High Availability
13 7 (4.90%) Performance Management
14 6 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (3.50%) CRM
15 5 (3.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.08%) PHP
2 20 (13.99%) Bash Shell
3 18 (12.59%) Shell Script
4 17 (11.89%) Perl
5 16 (11.19%) SQL
6 4 (2.80%) Python
6 4 (2.80%) Ruby
7 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (44.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 55 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (33.57%) MCSE
4 31 (21.68%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (16.78%) MCITP
6 22 (15.38%) NCDA
7 21 (14.69%) CCNA
8 20 (13.99%) CCA
8 20 (13.99%) Citrix Certification
9 17 (11.89%) CCEA
9 17 (11.89%) VCAP
9 17 (11.89%) CCIA
10 15 (10.49%) CCNP
11 14 (9.79%) VTSP
11 14 (9.79%) NCIE
12 13 (9.09%) CCIE
13 12 (8.39%) MCTS
14 11 (7.69%) MCSA
15 9 (6.29%) CCSP
15 9 (6.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.79%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 92 (64.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (42.66%) Active Directory
3 24 (16.78%) VMware ESX
4 21 (14.69%) XenServer
4 21 (14.69%) XenDesktop
5 19 (13.29%) XenApp
5 19 (13.29%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (12.59%) Hyper-V
7 12 (8.39%) vCloud
8 9 (6.29%) Squid
9 8 (5.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (4.90%) VMware Server
10 7 (4.90%) Terminal Services
11 6 (4.20%) Xen
12 2 (1.40%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.70%) Firmware
13 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (12.59%) NetBackup
2 17 (11.89%) Nagios
2 17 (11.89%) Opsview
3 14 (9.79%) Puppet
4 11 (7.69%) SCCM
4 11 (7.69%) SCOM
5 8 (5.59%) Cacti
5 8 (5.59%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (3.50%) XenMobile
8 4 (2.80%) Salt
9 3 (2.10%) Cobbler
9 3 (2.10%) PureDisk
9 3 (2.10%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 136 (95.10%) VMware
2 83 (58.04%) Cisco
3 66 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 56 (39.16%) Citrix
5 37 (25.87%) NetApp
5 37 (25.87%) Red Hat
6 30 (20.98%) EMC
7 20 (13.99%) IBM
8 15 (10.49%) Oracle
9 13 (9.09%) Brocade
10 12 (8.39%) Symantec
10 12 (8.39%) 3PAR
10 12 (8.39%) HP
11 11 (7.69%) F5
12 9 (6.29%) Riverbed
13 8 (5.59%) SolarWinds
13 8 (5.59%) Veritas
14 7 (4.90%) Sun
15 6 (4.20%) Dell
15 6 (4.20%) CheckPoint
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + on call, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum to £55,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Certs + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago