The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 55 68
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.24% 2.57% 2.29%
As % of the System Software category 12.33% 21.79% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 15
Median salary £57,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.33% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 73 78 118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 10.08% 11.78% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 66 67 97
Median salary £40,000 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for vSphere in South Yorkshire

vSphere
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -8 9 £57,500 +17.34%
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 25 (89.29%) SQL
1 25 (89.29%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (71.43%) XenServer
2 20 (71.43%) EnterpriseDB
2 20 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 20 (71.43%) Puppet
2 20 (71.43%) Cobbler
2 20 (71.43%) OpenStack
2 20 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (71.43%) CloudStack
2 20 (71.43%) DevOps
2 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 20 (71.43%) Unix
2 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) RUP
2 20 (71.43%) DSDM
2 20 (71.43%) Python
2 20 (71.43%) Tivoli
2 20 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 20 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 20 (71.43%) Scrum
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Ruby
2 20 (71.43%) Xen
2 20 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (60.71%) AWS Certification
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Firewall
6 8 (28.57%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 20 (71.43%) CloudStack
1 20 (71.43%) OpenStack
2 8 (28.57%) IIS
3 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.71%) JBoss
4 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (89.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Office 365
3 5 (17.86%) PaaS
3 5 (17.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) NAS
2 7 (25.00%) SAN
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
1 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (17.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (60.71%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
1 5 (17.86%) Biotechnology
1 5 (17.86%) EMC VNX
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Linux
1 20 (71.43%) Unix
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 20 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (71.43%) DevOps
1 20 (71.43%) DSDM
1 20 (71.43%) RUP
1 20 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
2 5 (17.86%) Network Management
2 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) OWASP
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) SQL
2 20 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 20 (71.43%) Python
2 20 (71.43%) Ruby
2 20 (71.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) AWS Certification
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Xen
1 20 (71.43%) XenServer
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.57%) vCloud
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (71.43%) Cobbler
1 20 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (71.43%) Puppet
1 20 (71.43%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.71%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Terraform
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) EnterpriseDB
1 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) EMC
4 5 (17.86%) SonicWALL
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix