Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 145 152
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7 +20
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 18 65 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.49% 1.32% 1.65%
As % of the System Software category 3.24% 9.83% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 64 87
Leeds median annual salary £59,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.21% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £33,200 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,450 £67,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% +3.03%

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 556 661 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.20% 13.40% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 500 570 635
Leeds median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,363 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,600 £60,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 11 (61.11%) Unix
1 11 (61.11%) Python
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
1 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
1 11 (61.11%) Ruby
1 11 (61.11%) Puppet
1 11 (61.11%) Cobbler
1 11 (61.11%) OpenStack
1 11 (61.11%) CloudStack
1 11 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) Presales
6 6 (33.33%) Terraform
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 6 (33.33%) Ansible
6 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (27.78%) Xen

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 11 (61.11%) CloudStack
1 11 (61.11%) OpenStack
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) Skype
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Platform Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
1 11 (61.11%) Unix
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Presales
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (27.78%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (22.22%) DSDM
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) RUP
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Python
1 11 (61.11%) Ruby
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Xen
2 5 (27.78%) XenServer
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Cobbler
1 11 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (61.11%) Puppet
2 6 (33.33%) Ansible
2 6 (33.33%) Terraform
3 4 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (11.11%) SCCM
4 2 (11.11%) SCOM
4 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) EnterpriseDB
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard