The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.50% 2.84% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 17.95% 40.00% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £57,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
North 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 York region.

System Software Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 25 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 8.35% 7.10% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 28
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £28,000 £26,622
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 York

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in York

vSphere
Salary Trend in York

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

vSphere Salary Trend in York

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (96.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 27 (96.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (64.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (50.00%) Citrix
7 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
7 13 (46.43%) SAN
8 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
8 11 (39.29%) ITIL
8 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
8 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (35.71%) Load Balancing
9 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (35.71%) SCCM
9 10 (35.71%) HP
9 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
9 10 (35.71%) Project Management
10 9 (32.14%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (32.14%) WSUS
11 8 (28.57%) Altiris
11 8 (28.57%) Clustering
12 7 (25.00%) VCAP
13 6 (21.43%) NCDA
13 6 (21.43%) NCIE
13 6 (21.43%) VCDX
13 6 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Specialist
1 8 (28.57%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) VMware Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) FlexPod Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.57%) Celerra
3 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 27 (96.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
1 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 10 (35.71%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (25.00%) VCAP
3 6 (21.43%) VCDX
3 6 (21.43%) NCDA
3 6 (21.43%) NCIE
4 5 (17.86%) VTSP
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.14%) CCA
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (7.14%) MCITP
6 2 (7.14%) CCEE
6 2 (7.14%) CCIA
7 1 (3.57%) MCTS
7 1 (3.57%) HP AIS
7 1 (3.57%) HP ASE
7 1 (3.57%) HP MASE
7 1 (3.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 26 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
4 9 (32.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenServer
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) SCCM
2 9 (32.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Citrix
4 10 (35.71%) HP
5 8 (28.57%) Altiris
6 6 (21.43%) NetApp
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) EMC