Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 156 164
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 68 85 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.38% 1.56% 1.61%
As % of the System Software category 9.67% 11.77% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 66 83 105
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -4.76%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 703 722 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.24% 13.28% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 600 639 642
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £20,363 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,100 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Leeds

vSphere
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Leeds.

Salary trend for vSphere in Leeds

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 46 (67.65%) VMware
2 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
3 36 (52.94%) Windows
4 35 (51.47%) Linux
5 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
5 33 (48.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (41.18%) Cisco
7 27 (39.71%) Unix
8 26 (38.24%) SQL
8 26 (38.24%) DevOps
8 26 (38.24%) Windows Server
9 25 (36.76%) MS Exchange
10 24 (35.29%) Python
11 23 (33.82%) Oracle
11 23 (33.82%) Bash Shell
12 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (32.35%) HP
13 20 (29.41%) Configuration Management
13 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (29.41%) Ruby
13 20 (29.41%) XenServer
13 20 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
13 20 (29.41%) Puppet
13 20 (29.41%) Cobbler
13 20 (29.41%) CloudStack
13 20 (29.41%) OpenStack
14 19 (27.94%) EnterpriseDB
14 19 (27.94%) Xen
14 19 (27.94%) Firewall
14 19 (27.94%) Scrum

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (36.76%) MS Exchange
2 20 (29.41%) CloudStack
2 20 (29.41%) OpenStack
3 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.82%) IIS
6 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (5.88%) Skype for Business
8 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.41%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) Office 365
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) Firewall
2 11 (16.18%) SAN
3 9 (13.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (11.76%) DNS
4 8 (11.76%) SNMP
5 7 (10.29%) DHCP
6 6 (8.82%) LAN
6 6 (8.82%) Network Security
6 6 (8.82%) VoIP
6 6 (8.82%) WAN
7 4 (5.88%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.88%) MPLS
7 4 (5.88%) NAS
7 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.88%) Wireshark
8 3 (4.41%) ISDN
8 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.41%) PuTTY
8 3 (4.41%) VLAN
8 3 (4.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.41%) Ant
2 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.41%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
2 3 (4.41%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
2 3 (4.41%) TestNG
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.88%) Advertising
2 3 (4.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
1 20 (29.41%) Platform Engineer
2 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Security Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Architect
7 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Server Support
8 4 (5.88%) Information Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Network Support
9 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Support Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
1 3 (4.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.94%) Windows
2 35 (51.47%) Linux
3 27 (39.71%) Unix
4 26 (38.24%) Windows Server
5 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.94%) HPUX
9 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.47%) CentOS
10 1 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) DevOps
2 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 19 (27.94%) DSDM
4 19 (27.94%) RUP
4 19 (27.94%) Scrum
5 16 (23.53%) ITIL
6 13 (19.12%) Change Control
6 13 (19.12%) Information Security
7 12 (17.65%) Proactive Monitoring
8 10 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (10.29%) Service Management
10 6 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (8.82%) Change Management
11 5 (7.35%) Coaching
11 5 (7.35%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (5.88%) OWASP
12 4 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) SQL
2 24 (35.29%) Python
3 23 (33.82%) Bash Shell
4 20 (29.41%) Ruby
5 19 (27.94%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.41%) F#
6 3 (4.41%) Java
7 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) CCNA
1 11 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.24%) MCSE
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) CCIE
3 4 (5.88%) CCNP
3 4 (5.88%) CEH
3 4 (5.88%) CISA
3 4 (5.88%) CISM
3 4 (5.88%) CISMP
3 4 (5.88%) CISSP
3 4 (5.88%) MCITP
3 4 (5.88%) SANS
3 4 (5.88%) SSCP
4 3 (4.41%) MCP
4 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 33 (48.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (29.41%) XenServer
4 19 (27.94%) Xen
5 13 (19.12%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.94%) XenApp
10 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.47%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 20 (29.41%) Cobbler
1 20 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (29.41%) Puppet
2 19 (27.94%) Tivoli
3 8 (11.76%) WMI
4 6 (8.82%) vCenter Server
5 5 (7.35%) SCOM
6 4 (5.88%) FortiGate
6 4 (5.88%) Nagios
6 4 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (5.88%) ZABBIX
7 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (4.41%) SCCM
7 3 (4.41%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (2.94%) WSUS
9 1 (1.47%) Ansible
9 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (67.65%) VMware
2 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
3 28 (41.18%) Cisco
4 23 (33.82%) Oracle
5 22 (32.35%) HP
6 19 (27.94%) EnterpriseDB
7 6 (8.82%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.35%) Avaya
8 5 (7.35%) Citrix
8 5 (7.35%) Dell
9 4 (5.88%) CommVault
9 4 (5.88%) NetApp
9 4 (5.88%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.88%) Symantec
10 3 (4.41%) Huawei
10 3 (4.41%) Software AG
10 3 (4.41%) Veeam
10 3 (4.41%) webMethods