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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 159 132 152
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 92 84 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.30% 1.59% 1.23%
As % of the System Software category 10.02% 15.94% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 48 59 49
Average salary £37,500 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £31,250 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,750
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
918 527 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.01% 9.97% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 714 445 434
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -39 62 £37,500 -1.31% 10
North Yorkshire +1 22 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South Yorkshire -6 14 £40,000 -11.11%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 182 (96.81%) VMware
2 157 (83.51%) Windows
3 150 (79.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 115 (61.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 103 (54.79%) Microsoft
6 89 (47.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (45.74%) Cisco
8 82 (43.62%) SAN
9 79 (42.02%) Active Directory
10 67 (35.64%) Citrix
11 65 (34.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 60 (31.91%) Linux
13 59 (31.38%) VMware ESX
14 57 (30.32%) MS Excel
15 49 (26.06%) Red Hat
16 46 (24.47%) EMC
16 46 (24.47%) Firewall
17 45 (23.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 43 (22.87%) ITIL
18 43 (22.87%) Microsoft Certification
19 41 (21.81%) Problem Management
20 40 (21.28%) VMware ESXi
21 38 (20.21%) Hyper-V
21 38 (20.21%) MS Exchange
22 35 (18.62%) IIS
23 34 (18.09%) UNIX
23 34 (18.09%) NetApp
23 34 (18.09%) Load Balancing
24 33 (17.55%) Windows Server 2012
25 32 (17.02%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (20.21%) MS Exchange
2 35 (18.62%) IIS
3 19 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (7.98%) Apache
6 13 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (5.32%) SharePoint
8 9 (4.79%) Lync
9 8 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.66%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.66%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
Applications
1 57 (30.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.79%) MS Office
3 4 (2.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) SaaS
2 2 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (43.62%) SAN
2 46 (24.47%) Firewall
3 30 (15.96%) DNS
3 30 (15.96%) TCP/IP
4 27 (14.36%) Internet
5 23 (12.23%) NAS
6 16 (8.51%) LAN
7 12 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (5.85%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (5.32%) WAN
10 9 (4.79%) DHCP
11 8 (4.26%) VPN
11 8 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.72%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.72%) NetScaler
13 4 (2.13%) IPsec
13 4 (2.13%) WAAS
13 4 (2.13%) Unified Communications
13 4 (2.13%) FTP
13 4 (2.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.51%) MySQL
2 16 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.79%) Redis
5 4 (2.13%) Informix
5 4 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Subversion
1 4 (2.13%) JIRA
1 4 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.13%) Hudson
1 4 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (5.85%) Finance
2 6 (3.19%) Games
3 3 (1.60%) Advertising
4 2 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (19.68%) Consultant
2 31 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (15.43%) Analyst
4 26 (13.83%) Operations Analyst
5 24 (12.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 24 (12.77%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 18 (9.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 14 (7.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.38%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.32%) Architect
10 9 (4.79%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (4.79%) VMware Consultant
11 8 (4.26%) VMware Specialist
11 8 (4.26%) FlexPod Consultant
11 8 (4.26%) Storage Consultant
11 8 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (3.72%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.72%) Support Technician
12 7 (3.72%) Administrator
12 7 (3.72%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.13%) Middleware
1 4 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (1.60%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.60%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.06%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) Flash
4 1 (0.53%) LAMP
4 1 (0.53%) XMPP
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Clustering
2 13 (6.91%) Enterprise Storage
2 13 (6.91%) IBM XIV
3 10 (5.32%) FlexPod
4 8 (4.26%) Celerra
5 7 (3.72%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.60%) Replication
7 3 (1.60%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.06%) IVR
9 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.53%) PDA
9 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.53%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 157 (83.51%) Windows
2 115 (61.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (47.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (31.91%) Linux
5 45 (23.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (18.09%) UNIX
7 33 (17.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (7.98%) Windows 7
9 13 (6.91%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (4.79%) Solaris
11 8 (4.26%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.19%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.60%) CentOS
14 1 (0.53%) Debian
14 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.87%) ITIL
2 41 (21.81%) Problem Management
3 34 (18.09%) Load Balancing
4 29 (15.43%) Project Management
5 28 (14.89%) E-Commerce
6 24 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (11.17%) Change Management
8 19 (10.11%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (5.32%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.79%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (3.72%) DevOps
13 6 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (2.66%) PRINCE2
14 5 (2.66%) Network Architecture
14 5 (2.66%) Change Control
15 4 (2.13%) High Availability
15 4 (2.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.30%) SQL
2 15 (7.98%) PHP
3 14 (7.45%) Perl
4 13 (6.91%) Shell Script
4 13 (6.91%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.53%) VBA
5 1 (0.53%) C
5 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 65 (34.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 43 (22.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (17.02%) MCSE
4 28 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (11.70%) NCDA
6 21 (11.17%) VCAP
6 21 (11.17%) MCITP
7 18 (9.57%) NCIE
7 18 (9.57%) CCNA
8 17 (9.04%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (7.45%) VCDX
10 12 (6.38%) CCIA
10 12 (6.38%) VTSP
10 12 (6.38%) CCEE
10 12 (6.38%) MCTS
11 11 (5.85%) CCA
12 10 (5.32%) CCIE
13 9 (4.79%) CCNP
14 8 (4.26%) CCEA
15 7 (3.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.11%) SLA
2 7 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 150 (79.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (42.02%) Active Directory
3 59 (31.38%) VMware ESX
4 40 (21.28%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (20.21%) Hyper-V
6 27 (14.36%) XenApp
7 21 (11.17%) XenDesktop
8 17 (9.04%) vCloud
9 12 (6.38%) XenServer
10 9 (4.79%) Squid
11 5 (2.66%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (2.13%) Terminal Services
12 4 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.53%) Xen
15 1 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (14.36%) SCCM
2 16 (8.51%) Nagios
2 16 (8.51%) Opsview
3 10 (5.32%) SCOM
4 8 (4.26%) WSUS
5 7 (3.72%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.19%) Puppet
7 4 (2.13%) Cacti
7 4 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.13%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.60%) MOM
8 3 (1.60%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.06%) Foglight
10 1 (0.53%) Legato
10 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 182 (96.81%) VMware
2 103 (54.79%) Microsoft
3 86 (45.74%) Cisco
4 67 (35.64%) Citrix
5 49 (26.06%) Red Hat
6 46 (24.47%) EMC
7 34 (18.09%) NetApp
8 32 (17.02%) HP
9 20 (10.64%) IBM
10 15 (7.98%) Oracle
11 13 (6.91%) Symantec
12 12 (6.38%) Dell
13 11 (5.85%) CommVault
14 9 (4.79%) Veeam
15 8 (4.26%) Sophos
15 8 (4.26%) CheckPoint
16 7 (3.72%) Altiris
17 6 (3.19%) F5
18 5 (2.66%) 3PAR
18 5 (2.66%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +20% bonus + 3k on call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42500.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + on call
Posted: 14 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago