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 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 163 120 167
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +47
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 94 105 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.27% 1.97% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 10.05% 18.92% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 55
Average salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.76% +3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
935 555 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.64% 10.40% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 706 422 496
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -50 73 £40,750 -4.11% 7
South Yorkshire 0 25 £48,250 +60.83%
North Yorkshire -21 7 £46,250 -5.12% 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 172 (95.56%) VMware
2 137 (76.11%) Windows
3 133 (73.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (52.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (51.11%) Cisco
6 90 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 82 (45.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 76 (42.22%) SAN
9 75 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 73 (40.56%) Active Directory
10 73 (40.56%) Citrix
11 71 (39.44%) Linux
12 49 (27.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (26.11%) Firewall
13 47 (26.11%) MS Excel
14 46 (25.56%) MS Exchange
14 46 (25.56%) Red Hat
15 45 (25.00%) NetApp
15 45 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 42 (23.33%) MCSE
16 42 (23.33%) EMC
17 40 (22.22%) ITIL
18 38 (21.11%) DNS
19 35 (19.44%) VMware ESX
20 34 (18.89%) Load Balancing
21 33 (18.33%) UNIX
21 33 (18.33%) VMware ESXi
22 32 (17.78%) Project Management
23 31 (17.22%) Problem Management
24 30 (16.67%) Hyper-V

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (25.56%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (13.89%) IIS
4 22 (12.22%) Apache
5 18 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (7.78%) SharePoint
8 11 (6.11%) Lync
8 11 (6.11%) Tomcat
8 11 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.22%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 47 (26.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (42.22%) SAN
2 47 (26.11%) Firewall
3 38 (21.11%) DNS
4 29 (16.11%) Internet
5 24 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 23 (12.78%) NAS
7 19 (10.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (8.89%) DHCP
9 11 (6.11%) WAAS
10 10 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (5.56%) FTP
11 9 (5.00%) LAN
12 8 (4.44%) DMZ
12 8 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (4.44%) NetScaler
13 6 (3.33%) SSH
13 6 (3.33%) BIG-IP
14 5 (2.78%) iSCSI
14 5 (2.78%) WAN
14 5 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (10.56%) MySQL
4 15 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (5.00%) Redis
7 7 (3.89%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.89%) Informix
7 7 (3.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Subversion
1 7 (3.89%) JIRA
1 7 (3.89%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.89%) Hudson
1 7 (3.89%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (5.00%) Games
2 8 (4.44%) Advertising
3 7 (3.89%) Finance
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (13.89%) Analyst
3 24 (13.33%) Consultant
4 19 (10.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (10.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 18 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 16 (8.89%) Architect
7 11 (6.11%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.11%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.11%) Virtualisation Architect
7 11 (6.11%) Storage Architect
8 10 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
10 8 (4.44%) Virtualisation Specialist
10 8 (4.44%) Server Engineer
10 8 (4.44%) Storage Consultant
10 8 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (3.89%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.89%) Middleware
1 7 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (2.78%) .NET
3 4 (2.22%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.11%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) LAMP
5 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.11%) Clustering
2 16 (8.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 16 (8.89%) IBM XIV
3 12 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 12 (6.67%) Celerra
4 9 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.44%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.11%) PKI
7 2 (1.11%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.11%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) IVR
8 1 (0.56%) PDA
8 1 (0.56%) iSeries
8 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 137 (76.11%) Windows
2 94 (52.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (45.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (39.44%) Linux
5 45 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (18.33%) UNIX
7 30 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (7.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.00%) Solaris
10 7 (3.89%) CentOS
11 6 (3.33%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.78%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.78%) SUSE
12 5 (2.78%) Debian
13 3 (1.67%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.22%) ITIL
2 34 (18.89%) Load Balancing
3 32 (17.78%) Project Management
4 31 (17.22%) Problem Management
5 28 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (13.89%) Change Management
7 21 (11.67%) E-Commerce
8 20 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (11.11%) DevOps
9 12 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (6.11%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (6.11%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.00%) Incident Management
12 8 (4.44%) Network Architecture
12 8 (4.44%) Line Management
13 7 (3.89%) High Availability
13 7 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.89%) Performance Management
14 5 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.00%) SQL
2 22 (12.22%) PHP
3 18 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 17 (9.44%) Shell Script
4 17 (9.44%) Perl
5 2 (1.11%) Ruby
5 2 (1.11%) Python
6 1 (0.56%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 49 (27.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (23.33%) MCSE
4 28 (15.56%) NCDA
5 27 (15.00%) MCITP
6 26 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (13.89%) VCAP
8 23 (12.78%) Citrix Certification
9 22 (12.22%) CCA
10 20 (11.11%) NCIE
11 19 (10.56%) VTSP
12 17 (9.44%) CCIA
13 16 (8.89%) MCTS
13 16 (8.89%) CCNA
14 15 (8.33%) CCEA
15 14 (7.78%) CCNP
16 13 (7.22%) CCIE
17 12 (6.67%) VCDX
18 11 (6.11%) CCEE
19 9 (5.00%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 133 (73.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (40.56%) Active Directory
3 35 (19.44%) VMware ESX
4 33 (18.33%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 29 (16.11%) XenApp
7 25 (13.89%) XenDesktop
8 21 (11.67%) XenServer
9 13 (7.22%) vCloud
10 9 (5.00%) Squid
11 7 (3.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (3.33%) Terminal Services
13 5 (2.78%) Xen
13 5 (2.78%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (1.11%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (11.11%) SCCM
2 17 (9.44%) Nagios
2 17 (9.44%) Opsview
3 14 (7.78%) NetBackup
4 13 (7.22%) Puppet
5 9 (5.00%) SCOM
5 9 (5.00%) WSUS
6 8 (4.44%) XenMobile
7 7 (3.89%) Cacti
7 7 (3.89%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.67%) Salt
10 3 (1.67%) PureDisk
10 3 (1.67%) Legato
11 2 (1.11%) Foglight
11 2 (1.11%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.11%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 172 (95.56%) VMware
2 92 (51.11%) Cisco
3 90 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 73 (40.56%) Citrix
5 46 (25.56%) Red Hat
6 45 (25.00%) NetApp
7 42 (23.33%) EMC
8 23 (12.78%) HP
9 19 (10.56%) IBM
10 15 (8.33%) Symantec
11 14 (7.78%) Oracle
12 13 (7.22%) Brocade
13 11 (6.11%) 3PAR
14 10 (5.56%) F5
14 10 (5.56%) CommVault
15 8 (4.44%) Altiris
16 7 (3.89%) Riverbed
16 7 (3.89%) SolarWinds
16 7 (3.89%) Veritas
17 6 (3.33%) Dell
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