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 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 48 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.74% 2.03% 2.02%
As % of the System Software category 21.67% 25.00% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 7
Average salary £42,500 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +28.12%
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
60 32 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 12.66% 8.12% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 31 21
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £25,623
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (96.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 28 (96.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (93.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
5 19 (65.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (51.72%) Citrix
7 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
8 12 (41.38%) SAN
9 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
9 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
10 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
10 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (34.48%) SCCM
10 10 (34.48%) ITIL
10 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
10 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (31.03%) HP
11 9 (31.03%) Project Management
11 9 (31.03%) VCAP
12 8 (27.59%) NCDA
12 8 (27.59%) NCIE
12 8 (27.59%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (27.59%) VCDX
12 8 (27.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (27.59%) WSUS
12 8 (27.59%) NetApp
12 8 (27.59%) Cisco

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (24.14%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) SAN
2 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) Storage Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) VMware Specialist
3 7 (24.14%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 7 (24.14%) FlexPod Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Clustering
1 7 (24.14%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.45%) Celerra
2 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
1 28 (96.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
1 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Management
1 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (31.03%) VCAP
3 8 (27.59%) NCDA
3 8 (27.59%) NCIE
3 8 (27.59%) VCDX
4 7 (24.14%) VTSP
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.90%) CCA
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (6.90%) CCEE
6 2 (6.90%) CCIA
6 2 (6.90%) MCITP
7 1 (3.45%) HP AIS
7 1 (3.45%) HP ASE
7 1 (3.45%) HP MASE
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.45%) MCTS
System Software
1 27 (93.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
4 8 (27.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenServer
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) SCCM
2 8 (27.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) Citrix
4 9 (31.03%) HP
5 8 (27.59%) NetApp
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco
6 7 (24.14%) Altiris
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) EMC