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 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 172 131 153
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +22
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 85 94 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.16% 1.74% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 9.31% 17.77% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 40 61 50
Average salary £38,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £29,400 £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
913 529 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.45% 9.79% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 695 426 471
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,714 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 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 22 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 -53 59 £37,500 -6.25% 6
South Yorkshire -13 17 £57,500 +43.75% 1
North Yorkshire -4 16 £36,250 -29.26% 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 164 (95.35%) VMware
2 137 (79.65%) Windows
3 132 (76.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 100 (58.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (53.49%) Microsoft
6 85 (49.42%) Cisco
7 79 (45.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 71 (41.28%) SAN
9 70 (40.70%) Active Directory
10 66 (38.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 65 (37.79%) Citrix
12 59 (34.30%) Linux
13 50 (29.07%) MS Excel
14 48 (27.91%) Firewall
15 44 (25.58%) Red Hat
15 44 (25.58%) VMware ESX
16 43 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 42 (24.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 41 (23.84%) ITIL
19 39 (22.67%) EMC
20 38 (22.09%) NetApp
21 37 (21.51%) MS Exchange
22 36 (20.93%) MCSE
23 35 (20.35%) DNS
24 34 (19.77%) IIS
25 32 (18.60%) Problem Management
25 32 (18.60%) Hyper-V
25 32 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
26 31 (18.02%) VMware ESXi
26 31 (18.02%) Load Balancing

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 37 (21.51%) MS Exchange
2 34 (19.77%) IIS
3 18 (10.47%) Apache
4 17 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (4.65%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.65%) Lync
8 7 (4.07%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
Applications
1 50 (29.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (41.28%) SAN
2 48 (27.91%) Firewall
3 35 (20.35%) DNS
4 27 (15.70%) TCP/IP
4 27 (15.70%) Internet
5 21 (12.21%) NAS
6 16 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (8.14%) LAN
8 12 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (6.98%) DHCP
9 10 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (5.23%) WAN
11 7 (4.07%) WAAS
11 7 (4.07%) DMZ
11 7 (4.07%) FTP
12 6 (3.49%) VPN
13 5 (2.91%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.91%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.91%) BIG-IP
13 5 (2.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.88%) MySQL
3 16 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (5.23%) Redis
7 4 (2.33%) Informix
7 4 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) JIRA
1 4 (2.33%) Subversion
1 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.33%) Hudson
1 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (5.81%) Finance
2 6 (3.49%) Games
3 4 (2.33%) Advertising
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (16.28%) Consultant
3 23 (13.37%) Analyst
4 20 (11.63%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 20 (11.63%) Operations Analyst
4 20 (11.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 17 (9.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.98%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 12 (6.98%) Architect
7 10 (5.81%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) VMware Consultant
8 9 (5.23%) Storage Consultant
9 8 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.65%) VMware Specialist
10 7 (4.07%) Storage Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Virtualisation Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Virtualisation Specialist
10 7 (4.07%) FlexPod Consultant
10 7 (4.07%) Storage Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.33%) Middleware
1 4 (2.33%) .NET
1 4 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (1.74%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.16%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.16%) Web Services
4 1 (0.58%) LAMP
4 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) Clustering
2 13 (7.56%) IBM XIV
2 13 (7.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (5.23%) FlexPod
3 9 (5.23%) Celerra
4 8 (4.65%) CLARiiON
4 8 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.33%) Replication
6 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.16%) IVR
7 1 (0.58%) iSeries
7 1 (0.58%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.58%) PDA
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 137 (79.65%) Windows
2 100 (58.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (45.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (34.30%) Linux
5 42 (24.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (16.86%) UNIX
8 14 (8.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (6.98%) Windows 7
10 9 (5.23%) Solaris
11 6 (3.49%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.49%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.49%) CentOS
12 4 (2.33%) SUSE
12 4 (2.33%) Debian
13 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.84%) ITIL
2 32 (18.60%) Problem Management
3 31 (18.02%) Load Balancing
4 29 (16.86%) Project Management
5 24 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (13.37%) Change Management
7 20 (11.63%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (8.14%) Infrastructure Management
8 14 (8.14%) DevOps
9 11 (6.40%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (5.81%) Incident Management
11 8 (4.65%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.07%) Configuration Management
13 6 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (2.91%) High Availability
14 5 (2.91%) Network Architecture
15 4 (2.33%) Performance Management
15 4 (2.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.28%) SQL
2 18 (10.47%) PHP
3 15 (8.72%) Bash Shell
4 14 (8.14%) Perl
4 14 (8.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.16%) Ruby
5 2 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) C
6 1 (0.58%) Java
6 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (38.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 43 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (20.93%) MCSE
4 26 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (14.53%) NCDA
6 23 (13.37%) MCITP
6 23 (13.37%) VCAP
7 18 (10.47%) CCNA
7 18 (10.47%) NCIE
8 16 (9.30%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (9.30%) VTSP
9 14 (8.14%) CCA
10 13 (7.56%) VCDX
10 13 (7.56%) MCTS
11 11 (6.40%) CCIA
12 10 (5.81%) CCIE
13 9 (5.23%) CCEA
13 9 (5.23%) CCNP
14 8 (4.65%) CCEE
15 6 (3.49%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) SLA
2 7 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.74%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 132 (76.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (40.70%) Active Directory
3 44 (25.58%) VMware ESX
4 32 (18.60%) Hyper-V
5 31 (18.02%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (12.79%) XenApp
7 18 (10.47%) XenDesktop
8 14 (8.14%) vCloud
9 13 (7.56%) XenServer
10 9 (5.23%) Squid
11 5 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (2.33%) Xen
12 4 (2.33%) Terminal Services
12 4 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.16%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (10.47%) SCCM
2 14 (8.14%) Nagios
2 14 (8.14%) Opsview
3 9 (5.23%) Puppet
4 8 (4.65%) WSUS
4 8 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.49%) SCOM
6 5 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.33%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.33%) Cacti
8 3 (1.74%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.16%) Foglight
9 2 (1.16%) Legato
9 2 (1.16%) Salt
9 2 (1.16%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.16%) PureDisk
10 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 164 (95.35%) VMware
2 92 (53.49%) Microsoft
3 85 (49.42%) Cisco
4 65 (37.79%) Citrix
5 44 (25.58%) Red Hat
6 39 (22.67%) EMC
7 38 (22.09%) NetApp
8 24 (13.95%) HP
9 17 (9.88%) IBM
10 15 (8.72%) Oracle
11 14 (8.14%) Symantec
12 11 (6.40%) Brocade
13 10 (5.81%) CommVault
14 8 (4.65%) 3PAR
15 7 (4.07%) F5
15 7 (4.07%) CheckPoint
15 7 (4.07%) Dell
15 7 (4.07%) Altiris
16 6 (3.49%) Sophos
17 4 (2.33%) Juniper
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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