Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 151 152
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 38 73 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.97% 1.54% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 6.47% 10.38% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 72 79
Leeds median annual salary £59,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.21% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,600 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £48,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% +6.25%

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 587 703 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.03% 14.84% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 521 602 624
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +4.66%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,025 £21,075
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +4.17%

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 25 (65.79%) Python
1 25 (65.79%) Ruby
1 25 (65.79%) Puppet
1 25 (65.79%) OpenStack
1 25 (65.79%) CloudStack
1 25 (65.79%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (65.79%) DevOps
2 24 (63.16%) Configuration Management
3 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (55.26%) Cobbler
4 21 (55.26%) Unix
4 21 (55.26%) Linux
5 20 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (50.00%) SQL
7 16 (42.11%) Ansible
8 14 (36.84%) XenServer
8 14 (36.84%) Xen
8 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (36.84%) Deployment Automation
9 13 (34.21%) Oracle
9 13 (34.21%) Windows
9 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
10 12 (31.58%) RUP
10 12 (31.58%) DSDM
10 12 (31.58%) Scrum
11 11 (28.95%) Presales
11 11 (28.95%) Terraform
11 11 (28.95%) TeamCity
11 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
12 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure

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 (65.79%) CloudStack
1 25 (65.79%) OpenStack
2 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) SAN
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) NetScaler
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) NAS
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) Skype
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
1 11 (28.95%) TeamCity
2 4 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Platform Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (21.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) IT Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Senior IT Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Linux
1 21 (55.26%) Unix
2 13 (34.21%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) Debian
7 1 (2.63%) HPUX
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) DevOps
2 24 (63.16%) Configuration Management
3 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (36.84%) Deployment Automation
5 12 (31.58%) DSDM
5 12 (31.58%) RUP
5 12 (31.58%) Scrum
6 11 (28.95%) Presales
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) Coaching
9 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
9 4 (10.53%) Change Management
10 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
11 2 (5.26%) OWASP
11 2 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Python
1 25 (65.79%) Ruby
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 10 (26.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) MCSE
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.63%) MCSA
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Xen
1 14 (36.84%) XenServer
2 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (65.79%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (65.79%) Puppet
2 21 (55.26%) Cobbler
3 16 (42.11%) Ansible
4 11 (28.95%) Terraform
5 8 (21.05%) Tivoli
6 7 (18.42%) SCCM
7 4 (10.53%) SCOM
8 2 (5.26%) vCenter Server
9 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) EnterpriseDB
4 5 (13.16%) Google
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.63%) Zerto