The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 174 168 148
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 77 96 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.09% 1.30% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 10.32% 10.20% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 69
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
746 941 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.59% 12.70% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 599 735 499
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Yorkshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
West Yorkshire -13 30 £34,000 -2.85% 5
South Yorkshire +6 29 £41,250 +3.12%
North Yorkshire -1 18 £30,000 -45.45% 2
East Yorkshire +3 3 - -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 161 (93.60%) VMware
2 119 (69.19%) Windows
3 115 (66.86%) Active Directory
4 106 (61.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 105 (61.05%) Microsoft
6 85 (49.42%) Cisco
7 78 (45.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 77 (44.77%) SAN
9 75 (43.60%) Citrix
9 75 (43.60%) MS Exchange
10 58 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 57 (33.14%) XenApp
12 52 (30.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 50 (29.07%) MCSE
14 49 (28.49%) SQL Server
15 48 (27.91%) Linux
15 48 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
16 46 (26.74%) Hyper-V
16 46 (26.74%) DNS
17 44 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
18 43 (25.00%) SharePoint
18 43 (25.00%) SCOM
19 42 (24.42%) SCCM
20 39 (22.67%) Dell
20 39 (22.67%) XenDesktop
21 38 (22.09%) ITIL
22 37 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2003
22 37 (21.51%) XenServer
23 36 (20.93%) VMware ESXi
23 36 (20.93%) UNIX

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 75 (43.60%) MS Exchange
2 43 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 37 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 35 (20.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (17.44%) Lync
7 27 (15.70%) IIS
8 21 (12.21%) Tomcat
9 15 (8.72%) Apache
10 14 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (5.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.74%) IBM Notes
14 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
14 2 (1.16%) Node.js
15 1 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 36 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 22 (12.79%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.58%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.63%) Office 365
2 19 (11.05%) SaaS
3 7 (4.07%) PaaS
4 4 (2.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 77 (44.77%) SAN
2 46 (26.74%) DNS
3 34 (19.77%) Firewall
4 27 (15.70%) LAN
4 27 (15.70%) VoIP
5 23 (13.37%) Wireless
5 23 (13.37%) Internet
6 21 (12.21%) TCP/IP
7 20 (11.63%) DHCP
8 18 (10.47%) WAN
9 16 (9.30%) Unified Communications
10 14 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (6.98%) VPN
11 12 (6.98%) NAS
12 9 (5.23%) iSCSI
13 8 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (3.49%) MPLS
15 5 (2.91%) IPsec
16 4 (2.33%) LDAP
16 4 (2.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.65%) MySQL
5 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.16%) Redis
6 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.16%) Informix
Development Applications
1 14 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.16%) Subversion
2 2 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 10 (5.81%) Finance
2 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.16%) Games
3 2 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Retail
4 1 (0.58%) Legal
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Electronics
4 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (13.37%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (12.21%) Technical Support
4 19 (11.05%) Consultant
5 14 (8.14%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.14%) Administrator
5 14 (8.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 13 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.56%) Server Engineer
7 12 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) Analyst
8 10 (5.81%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (5.81%) Windows Server Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) Exchange Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) IT Support
10 6 (3.49%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.49%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.49%) LAMP
2 2 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.91%) Private Cloud
3 4 (2.33%) Clustering
4 3 (1.74%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.74%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.74%) Replication
4 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.16%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.58%) DTV
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.58%) CCTV
6 1 (0.58%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 119 (69.19%) Windows
2 58 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (27.91%) Linux
3 48 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (20.93%) UNIX
6 26 (15.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (9.30%) Windows 7
8 15 (8.72%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.23%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.49%) SUSE
10 6 (3.49%) Debian
11 4 (2.33%) AIX
11 4 (2.33%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.74%) CentOS
12 3 (1.74%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.58%) Solaris
14 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.09%) ITIL
2 26 (15.12%) Change Management
3 24 (13.95%) High Availability
4 20 (11.63%) DevOps
5 18 (10.47%) Migration
6 17 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (8.72%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.98%) Load Balancing
8 12 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (5.81%) Project Management
9 10 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.23%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.23%) BCP
10 9 (5.23%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.07%) Business Continuity
12 6 (3.49%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.49%) Problem Management
13 5 (2.91%) Service Management
13 5 (2.91%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.70%) SQL
2 20 (11.63%) PHP
3 18 (10.47%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.72%) Python
4 15 (8.72%) Ruby
5 12 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.16%) Perl
8 2 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (45.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (30.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 50 (29.07%) MCSE
4 35 (20.35%) MCSA
5 27 (15.70%) MCITP
6 25 (14.53%) CCA
6 25 (14.53%) Citrix Certification
7 20 (11.63%) MCP
8 16 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (8.14%) Degree
9 14 (8.14%) CCNA
10 9 (5.23%) MCDST
11 5 (2.91%) CCNP
11 5 (2.91%) CISSP
12 4 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (1.74%) HNC
13 3 (1.74%) HND
13 3 (1.74%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.74%) CCDA
13 3 (1.74%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.86%) SLA
2 7 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (66.86%) Active Directory
2 106 (61.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (33.14%) XenApp
4 46 (26.74%) Hyper-V
5 39 (22.67%) XenDesktop
6 37 (21.51%) XenServer
7 36 (20.93%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (16.86%) VMware ESX
9 18 (10.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 16 (9.30%) Terminal Services
11 14 (8.14%) vCloud
12 12 (6.98%) Firmware
13 9 (5.23%) VMware Server
14 4 (2.33%) Xen
15 2 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 1 (0.58%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 43 (25.00%) SCOM
2 42 (24.42%) SCCM
3 23 (13.37%) Backup Exec
4 21 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (11.63%) vMotion
6 19 (11.05%) NetBackup
7 18 (10.47%) SCVMM
8 9 (5.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 9 (5.23%) Puppet
9 8 (4.65%) Salt
10 5 (2.91%) MOM
11 4 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (1.74%) Cobbler
13 2 (1.16%) Cacti
13 2 (1.16%) Opsview
13 2 (1.16%) SCDPM
13 2 (1.16%) Graphite
13 2 (1.16%) Nagios
14 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 161 (93.60%) VMware
2 105 (61.05%) Microsoft
3 85 (49.42%) Cisco
4 75 (43.60%) Citrix
5 39 (22.67%) Dell
6 29 (16.86%) Red Hat
6 29 (16.86%) HP
7 26 (15.12%) Veeam
8 21 (12.21%) CommVault
8 21 (12.21%) Riverbed
9 14 (8.14%) EMC
10 12 (6.98%) NetApp
11 10 (5.81%) CheckPoint
11 10 (5.81%) Sophos
12 9 (5.23%) Sun
13 8 (4.65%) IBM
14 6 (3.49%) Symantec
15 4 (2.33%) SolarWinds
15 4 (2.33%) F5
15 4 (2.33%) Intel
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Posted: Yesterday
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