The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 61 66
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 19 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.02% 1.59% 2.21%
As % of the System Software category 29.69% 13.89% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 5
Median salary £57,500 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% -18.82%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  

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

System Software Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 64 72 93
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 13.53% 11.45% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 61 70 70
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £32,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Sheffield

vSphere
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Sheffield

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Sheffield over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 22 (84.62%) SQL
1 22 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 13 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 13 (50.00%) IIS
3 13 (50.00%) Unix
3 13 (50.00%) RUP
3 13 (50.00%) DSDM
3 13 (50.00%) Python
3 13 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (50.00%) Scrum
3 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Ruby
3 13 (50.00%) Xen
3 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (50.00%) XenServer
3 13 (50.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 13 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (50.00%) Cobbler
3 13 (50.00%) Office 365
3 13 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 13 (50.00%) Puppet
3 13 (50.00%) CloudStack
3 13 (50.00%) Opscode Chef

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 13 (50.00%) CloudStack
1 13 (50.00%) IIS
1 13 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 13 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (50.00%) Office 365
3 5 (19.23%) PaaS
3 5 (19.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (34.62%) NAS
2 9 (34.62%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (34.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Administrator
3 9 (34.62%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Support
4 4 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Algorithms
1 9 (34.62%) Biotechnology
1 9 (34.62%) EMC VNX
1 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
1 13 (50.00%) Unix
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps
1 13 (50.00%) DSDM
1 13 (50.00%) RUP
1 13 (50.00%) Scrum
2 9 (34.62%) Network Management
2 9 (34.62%) Service Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Fault Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Informatics
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.54%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) OWASP
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 13 (50.00%) Python
2 13 (50.00%) Ruby
2 13 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) AWS Certification
2 9 (34.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (50.00%) Xen
1 13 (50.00%) XenServer
2 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Cobbler
1 13 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (50.00%) Puppet
1 13 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
3 3 (11.54%) Ansible
3 3 (11.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
3 9 (34.62%) EMC
3 9 (34.62%) SonicWALL
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat