The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 156 128 150
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 89 87 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.26% 1.64% 1.27%
As % of the System Software category 9.75% 16.60% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 51
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £36,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
913 524 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.89% 9.87% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 709 438 450
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
vSphere
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 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
West Yorkshire -56 60 £37,500 -6.25% 8
North Yorkshire -4 20 £42,500 -12.82% 1
South Yorkshire -11 15 £40,000 -11.11%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 179 (96.76%) VMware
2 154 (83.24%) Windows
3 146 (78.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 113 (61.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 103 (55.68%) Microsoft
6 87 (47.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (46.49%) Cisco
8 81 (43.78%) Active Directory
9 79 (42.70%) SAN
10 66 (35.68%) Citrix
11 64 (34.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 59 (31.89%) Linux
13 56 (30.27%) MS Excel
14 55 (29.73%) VMware ESX
15 48 (25.95%) Red Hat
16 47 (25.41%) Firewall
17 45 (24.32%) ITIL
17 45 (24.32%) EMC
18 44 (23.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 43 (23.24%) Microsoft Certification
20 39 (21.08%) MS Exchange
20 39 (21.08%) Problem Management
21 37 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
22 36 (19.46%) Hyper-V
22 36 (19.46%) NetApp
23 35 (18.92%) IIS
24 34 (18.38%) MCSE
25 33 (17.84%) Load Balancing
25 33 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
26 32 (17.30%) DNS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 39 (21.08%) MS Exchange
2 35 (18.92%) IIS
3 20 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (9.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (8.65%) Apache
6 14 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (4.86%) SharePoint
8 8 (4.32%) Lync
8 8 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.70%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (30.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.32%) MS Office
3 3 (1.62%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) SaaS
2 2 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (42.70%) SAN
2 47 (25.41%) Firewall
3 32 (17.30%) DNS
4 30 (16.22%) TCP/IP
5 27 (14.59%) Internet
6 22 (11.89%) NAS
7 16 (8.65%) LAN
8 13 (7.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (5.95%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (5.41%) WAN
10 10 (5.41%) DHCP
11 9 (4.86%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.78%) VPN
13 6 (3.24%) NetScaler
13 6 (3.24%) iSCSI
14 5 (2.70%) DMZ
14 5 (2.70%) FTP
14 5 (2.70%) WAAS
15 4 (2.16%) IPsec
16 3 (1.62%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.65%) MySQL
2 16 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.86%) Redis
5 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.16%) Informix
5 4 (2.16%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.16%) Hudson
1 4 (2.16%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.16%) Subversion
1 4 (2.16%) JIRA
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (5.95%) Finance
2 6 (3.24%) Games
3 3 (1.62%) Advertising
4 2 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (18.38%) Consultant
2 32 (17.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (14.59%) Analyst
4 24 (12.97%) Operations Analyst
5 23 (12.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 23 (12.43%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 16 (8.65%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 15 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.49%) Support Engineer
9 11 (5.95%) Architect
10 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (4.86%) VMware Consultant
11 8 (4.32%) VMware Specialist
11 8 (4.32%) FlexPod Consultant
11 8 (4.32%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (4.32%) Storage Consultant
12 7 (3.78%) Support Technician
12 7 (3.78%) Virtualisation Specialist
13 6 (3.24%) IT Support
13 6 (3.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.16%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (2.16%) Middleware
2 3 (1.62%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.62%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.08%) Web Services
3 2 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (0.54%) XMPP
4 1 (0.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.27%) Clustering
2 13 (7.03%) IBM XIV
2 13 (7.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (5.41%) FlexPod
4 8 (4.32%) Celerra
5 7 (3.78%) CLARiiON
6 6 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.16%) Replication
8 2 (1.08%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.08%) IVR
8 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.54%) iSeries
9 1 (0.54%) PDA
9 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 154 (83.24%) Windows
2 113 (61.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (47.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (31.89%) Linux
5 44 (23.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (16.76%) UNIX
8 15 (8.11%) Windows 7
9 13 (7.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (4.86%) Solaris
11 8 (4.32%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.24%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.16%) CentOS
14 2 (1.08%) Debian
15 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.32%) ITIL
2 39 (21.08%) Problem Management
3 33 (17.84%) Load Balancing
4 30 (16.22%) Project Management
5 26 (14.05%) E-Commerce
6 24 (12.97%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (11.89%) Change Management
8 18 (9.73%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.41%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.86%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (4.32%) DevOps
12 7 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.78%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (2.70%) PRINCE2
13 5 (2.70%) High Availability
13 5 (2.70%) Network Architecture
14 4 (2.16%) Change Control
14 4 (2.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.51%) SQL
2 16 (8.65%) PHP
3 14 (7.57%) Perl
4 13 (7.03%) Shell Script
4 13 (7.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.54%) VBA
5 1 (0.54%) C
5 1 (0.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 64 (34.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 43 (23.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (18.38%) MCSE
4 27 (14.59%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (12.43%) NCDA
6 21 (11.35%) MCITP
6 21 (11.35%) VCAP
7 18 (9.73%) NCIE
7 18 (9.73%) CCNA
8 16 (8.65%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (7.03%) VCDX
9 13 (7.03%) VTSP
10 12 (6.49%) CCA
10 12 (6.49%) MCTS
11 11 (5.95%) CCIA
12 10 (5.41%) CCEE
12 10 (5.41%) CCIE
13 9 (4.86%) CCNP
14 8 (4.32%) CCEA
15 7 (3.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.73%) SLA
2 7 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.62%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 146 (78.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (43.78%) Active Directory
3 55 (29.73%) VMware ESX
4 37 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (19.46%) Hyper-V
6 25 (13.51%) XenApp
7 19 (10.27%) XenDesktop
8 17 (9.19%) vCloud
9 10 (5.41%) XenServer
10 9 (4.86%) Squid
11 5 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (2.16%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.54%) Xen
14 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (13.51%) SCCM
2 15 (8.11%) Nagios
2 15 (8.11%) Opsview
3 9 (4.86%) SCOM
4 8 (4.32%) WSUS
5 7 (3.78%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.24%) Puppet
7 4 (2.16%) Cacti
7 4 (2.16%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.16%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.62%) MOM
8 3 (1.62%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.08%) Foglight
10 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.54%) Legato
10 1 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 179 (96.76%) VMware
2 103 (55.68%) Microsoft
3 86 (46.49%) Cisco
4 66 (35.68%) Citrix
5 48 (25.95%) Red Hat
6 45 (24.32%) EMC
7 36 (19.46%) NetApp
8 29 (15.68%) HP
9 19 (10.27%) IBM
10 14 (7.57%) Oracle
11 13 (7.03%) Symantec
12 11 (5.95%) Dell
13 10 (5.41%) CommVault
14 8 (4.32%) CheckPoint
14 8 (4.32%) Sophos
15 7 (3.78%) Brocade
15 7 (3.78%) Altiris
15 7 (3.78%) F5
16 6 (3.24%) Veeam
16 6 (3.24%) 3PAR
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