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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 150 97 127
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +30
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 59 81 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.18% 2.22% 1.45%
As % of the System Software category 8.99% 22.07% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 35
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £30,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £64,000
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
656 367 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.14% 10.08% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 485 293 311
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 £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 August 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 August 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 -34 57 £37,500 -16.66% 6
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 119 (97.54%) VMware
2 93 (76.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (72.13%) Windows
4 75 (61.48%) Cisco
5 59 (48.36%) Linux
5 59 (48.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (45.08%) SAN
7 52 (42.62%) Microsoft
8 49 (40.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 48 (39.34%) Citrix
10 47 (38.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 44 (36.07%) Red Hat
12 43 (35.25%) Firewall
13 42 (34.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 41 (33.61%) Active Directory
15 37 (30.33%) EMC
15 37 (30.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 35 (28.69%) NetApp
17 34 (27.87%) VMware ESX
18 32 (26.23%) MCSE
19 29 (23.77%) UNIX
20 27 (22.13%) Problem Management
21 26 (21.31%) SQL
21 26 (21.31%) MS Exchange
22 25 (20.49%) DNS
23 24 (19.67%) MS Excel
23 24 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
23 24 (19.67%) Internet
24 23 (18.85%) NCDA
24 23 (18.85%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 18 (14.75%) Apache
2 18 (14.75%) IIS
3 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.74%) Lync
6 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (45.08%) SAN
2 43 (35.25%) Firewall
3 25 (20.49%) DNS
4 24 (19.67%) Internet
5 18 (14.75%) NAS
6 14 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (6.56%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.56%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (5.74%) WAAS
8 7 (5.74%) DHCP
8 7 (5.74%) FTP
8 7 (5.74%) DMZ
9 6 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.10%) SSH
10 5 (4.10%) BIG-IP
10 5 (4.10%) LAN
10 5 (4.10%) VPN
11 4 (3.28%) IPsec
11 4 (3.28%) HTTP
11 4 (3.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.93%) MySQL
3 14 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (7.38%) Redis
6 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.28%) Informix
7 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Hudson
1 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.28%) Subversion
1 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 6 (4.92%) Games
2 5 (4.10%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Advertising
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (22.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.39%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
2 20 (16.39%) Operations Analyst
2 20 (16.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 20 (16.39%) Analyst
3 17 (13.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (12.30%) Consultant
5 9 (7.38%) Architect
6 8 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.56%) VMware Consultant
7 7 (5.74%) Storage Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Virtualisation Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (5.74%) Storage Consultant
7 7 (5.74%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.74%) Support Technician
7 7 (5.74%) FlexPod Consultant
7 7 (5.74%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.92%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (3.28%) Middleware
1 4 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (0.82%) LAMP
3 1 (0.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) IBM XIV
1 13 (10.66%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (7.38%) Celerra
2 9 (7.38%) Clustering
3 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.56%) CLARiiON
4 7 (5.74%) FlexPod
5 4 (3.28%) Replication
6 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.64%) IVR
7 1 (0.82%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.82%) iSeries
7 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 88 (72.13%) Windows
2 59 (48.36%) Linux
2 59 (48.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (40.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (34.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (23.77%) UNIX
6 19 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.38%) Solaris
8 8 (6.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (4.92%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.92%) CentOS
10 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.28%) SUSE
11 4 (3.28%) Debian
12 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) Problem Management
2 22 (18.03%) ITIL
3 21 (17.21%) Change Management
3 21 (17.21%) Load Balancing
4 20 (16.39%) Project Management
4 20 (16.39%) E-Commerce
5 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (11.48%) DevOps
6 11 (9.02%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (8.20%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.74%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.10%) Network Architecture
10 5 (4.10%) High Availability
10 5 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.28%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.28%) Performance Management
12 3 (2.46%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.31%) SQL
2 18 (14.75%) PHP
3 15 (12.30%) Bash Shell
4 14 (11.48%) Shell Script
4 14 (11.48%) Perl
5 2 (1.64%) Python
5 2 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (0.82%) C
6 1 (0.82%) Java
6 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (38.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (30.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (26.23%) MCSE
4 24 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (18.85%) NCDA
6 21 (17.21%) VCAP
7 20 (16.39%) MCITP
8 16 (13.11%) CCNA
8 16 (13.11%) NCIE
9 14 (11.48%) VTSP
10 12 (9.84%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (9.02%) VCDX
11 11 (9.02%) CCA
11 11 (9.02%) CCIA
12 10 (8.20%) CCIE
12 10 (8.20%) MCTS
13 9 (7.38%) CCEA
13 9 (7.38%) CCNP
14 6 (4.92%) MCSA
14 6 (4.92%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 93 (76.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (33.61%) Active Directory
3 34 (27.87%) VMware ESX
4 23 (18.85%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (17.21%) Hyper-V
6 14 (11.48%) XenApp
6 14 (11.48%) XenDesktop
7 12 (9.84%) XenServer
8 9 (7.38%) Squid
9 7 (5.74%) vCloud
10 4 (3.28%) Terminal Services
10 4 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (3.28%) Xen
11 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.82%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.82%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 14 (11.48%) Nagios
1 14 (11.48%) Opsview
2 9 (7.38%) Puppet
3 8 (6.56%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.92%) SCOM
5 5 (4.10%) SCCM
5 5 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.28%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.28%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (3.28%) Cacti
7 2 (1.64%) Salt
7 2 (1.64%) PureDisk
7 2 (1.64%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.64%) Foglight
8 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 119 (97.54%) VMware
2 75 (61.48%) Cisco
3 52 (42.62%) Microsoft
4 48 (39.34%) Citrix
5 44 (36.07%) Red Hat
6 37 (30.33%) EMC
7 35 (28.69%) NetApp
8 17 (13.93%) IBM
9 15 (12.30%) Oracle
10 13 (10.66%) HP
11 12 (9.84%) Symantec
12 11 (9.02%) Brocade
13 8 (6.56%) 3PAR
13 8 (6.56%) CommVault
14 7 (5.74%) F5
15 5 (4.10%) Dell
15 5 (4.10%) Sophos
16 4 (3.28%) Avaya
16 4 (3.28%) Juniper
16 4 (3.28%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +20% bonus + 3k on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago