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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 171 120 156
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +36
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 88 99 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.21% 1.85% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 9.73% 18.33% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 61 52
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £26,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
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
904 540 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.47% 10.09% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 684 427 477
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 2 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 2 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
(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 -40 63 £37,500 -6.25% 6
South Yorkshire -4 20 £57,500 +91.66%
North Yorkshire -7 13 £42,500 -15.00% 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 168 (95.45%) VMware
2 137 (77.84%) Windows
3 132 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 100 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (51.14%) Cisco
5 90 (51.14%) Microsoft
6 82 (46.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (40.91%) SAN
8 70 (39.77%) Active Directory
9 69 (39.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 68 (38.64%) Citrix
11 64 (36.36%) Linux
12 49 (27.84%) MS Excel
13 47 (26.70%) Firewall
14 46 (26.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 45 (25.57%) Red Hat
16 43 (24.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 41 (23.30%) VMware ESX
18 40 (22.73%) NetApp
18 40 (22.73%) ITIL
19 39 (22.16%) MS Exchange
19 39 (22.16%) EMC
20 38 (21.59%) MCSE
21 36 (20.45%) DNS
22 35 (19.89%) Windows Server 2012
23 33 (18.75%) IIS
24 32 (18.18%) Problem Management
24 32 (18.18%) Load Balancing
25 31 (17.61%) Hyper-V
25 31 (17.61%) UNIX

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 39 (22.16%) MS Exchange
2 33 (18.75%) IIS
3 19 (10.80%) Apache
3 19 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (5.68%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.55%) Lync
8 8 (4.55%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.70%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 49 (27.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.14%) SaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (40.91%) SAN
2 47 (26.70%) Firewall
3 36 (20.45%) DNS
4 27 (15.34%) Internet
5 26 (14.77%) TCP/IP
6 21 (11.93%) NAS
7 18 (10.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (7.39%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (7.39%) DHCP
9 12 (6.82%) LAN
10 10 (5.68%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (5.11%) FTP
12 8 (4.55%) DMZ
12 8 (4.55%) WAAS
13 7 (3.98%) WAN
14 6 (3.41%) SSH
14 6 (3.41%) BIG-IP
15 5 (2.84%) iSCSI
15 5 (2.84%) SMTP
15 5 (2.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.66%) MySQL
4 13 (7.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (5.11%) Redis
7 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.27%) Informix
7 4 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Subversion
1 4 (2.27%) JIRA
1 4 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.27%) Hudson
1 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (5.11%) Finance
2 6 (3.41%) Advertising
2 6 (3.41%) Games
3 2 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (15.34%) Consultant
3 24 (13.64%) Analyst
4 20 (11.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 20 (11.36%) Operations Analyst
4 20 (11.36%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 18 (10.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.39%) Architect
7 10 (5.68%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) Storage Consultant
7 10 (5.68%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 9 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.11%) VMware Consultant
9 8 (4.55%) VMware Specialist
9 8 (4.55%) Storage Architect
9 8 (4.55%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (4.55%) Virtualisation Architect
10 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (3.98%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.84%) .NET
2 4 (2.27%) Middleware
2 4 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.70%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.14%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.14%) Web Services
5 1 (0.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.80%) Clustering
2 13 (7.39%) Enterprise Storage
2 13 (7.39%) IBM XIV
3 10 (5.68%) FlexPod
4 9 (5.11%) Celerra
4 9 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.11%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.70%) Replication
6 2 (1.14%) IVR
6 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.57%) iSeries
7 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.57%) PDA
7 1 (0.57%) PKI
7 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 137 (77.84%) Windows
2 100 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (46.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (36.36%) Linux
5 43 (24.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (19.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (17.61%) UNIX
8 15 (8.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (6.25%) Windows 7
10 9 (5.11%) Solaris
11 7 (3.98%) CentOS
12 6 (3.41%) Windows 8
12 6 (3.41%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.84%) SUSE
13 5 (2.84%) Debian
14 3 (1.70%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.73%) ITIL
2 32 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 32 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 28 (15.91%) Project Management
4 25 (14.20%) Change Management
5 24 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (11.93%) E-Commerce
7 18 (10.23%) DevOps
8 16 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.39%) Infrastructure Management
10 12 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (5.11%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.11%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.98%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (3.41%) Line Management
13 6 (3.41%) High Availability
14 5 (2.84%) Network Architecture
14 5 (2.84%) Mentoring
14 5 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.48%) SQL
2 19 (10.80%) PHP
3 15 (8.52%) Bash Shell
4 14 (7.95%) Perl
4 14 (7.95%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.14%) Ruby
5 2 (1.14%) Python
6 1 (0.57%) VBA
6 1 (0.57%) C
6 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 69 (39.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 46 (26.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (21.59%) MCSE
4 28 (15.91%) NCDA
5 25 (14.20%) MCITP
5 25 (14.20%) VCAP
5 25 (14.20%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (11.36%) NCIE
7 18 (10.23%) VTSP
7 18 (10.23%) CCNA
8 17 (9.66%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (8.52%) CCA
10 14 (7.95%) MCTS
10 14 (7.95%) VCDX
11 12 (6.82%) CCIA
12 10 (5.68%) CCEA
12 10 (5.68%) CCNP
12 10 (5.68%) CCIE
13 8 (4.55%) CCEE
14 7 (3.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) SLA
2 6 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 132 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (39.77%) Active Directory
3 41 (23.30%) VMware ESX
4 31 (17.61%) Hyper-V
4 31 (17.61%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (13.07%) XenApp
6 19 (10.80%) XenDesktop
7 16 (9.09%) XenServer
8 13 (7.39%) vCloud
9 9 (5.11%) Squid
10 5 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.84%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.27%) Xen
11 4 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.70%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.57%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (10.80%) SCCM
2 14 (7.95%) Nagios
2 14 (7.95%) Opsview
3 10 (5.68%) Puppet
4 9 (5.11%) NetBackup
5 8 (4.55%) WSUS
6 7 (3.98%) SCOM
7 6 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.27%) Cacti
8 4 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (2.27%) XenMobile
9 3 (1.70%) Salt
9 3 (1.70%) PureDisk
9 3 (1.70%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.70%) Legato
10 2 (1.14%) Foglight
10 2 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.14%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 168 (95.45%) VMware
2 90 (51.14%) Cisco
2 90 (51.14%) Microsoft
3 68 (38.64%) Citrix
4 45 (25.57%) Red Hat
5 40 (22.73%) NetApp
6 39 (22.16%) EMC
7 22 (12.50%) HP
8 17 (9.66%) IBM
9 14 (7.95%) Oracle
9 14 (7.95%) Symantec
10 13 (7.39%) Brocade
11 11 (6.25%) CommVault
12 9 (5.11%) 3PAR
13 8 (4.55%) Dell
14 7 (3.98%) CheckPoint
14 7 (3.98%) Altiris
14 7 (3.98%) F5
15 6 (3.41%) Sophos
16 5 (2.84%) Juniper
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