Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 149 189
Rank change year-on-year -13 +40 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 94 124 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.42% 1.70% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 11.12% 13.12% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 100 112 114
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £69,750 £64,625
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +2.56%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 845 945 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.79% 12.98% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 744 823 829
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for vSphere in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -24 62 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Wakefield +1 14 £35,000 -17.65%
Bradford +15 13 £40,000 - 2
Keighley - 2 £29,000 -
Brighouse - 1 £39,000 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 77 (81.91%) VMware
2 65 (69.15%) Windows
3 57 (60.64%) Microsoft
4 56 (59.57%) Active Directory
5 44 (46.81%) Windows Server
6 41 (43.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (37.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (35.11%) Cisco
9 33 (35.11%) Firewall
10 31 (32.98%) HP
11 30 (31.91%) MS Exchange
12 29 (30.85%) Linux
13 22 (23.40%) ITIL
13 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
13 22 (23.40%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
14 20 (21.28%) vCenter Server
15 19 (20.21%) DevOps
15 19 (20.21%) Unix
15 19 (20.21%) Python
16 18 (19.15%) IIS
16 18 (19.15%) SQL
16 18 (19.15%) TCP/IP
16 18 (19.15%) SAN
17 17 (18.09%) NetApp
17 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (17.02%) WAN
18 16 (17.02%) Clustering

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 30 (31.91%) MS Exchange
2 18 (19.15%) IIS
3 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (15.96%) CloudStack
4 15 (15.96%) OpenStack
5 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.06%) CMS
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.38%) Office 365
4 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.11%) Firewall
2 18 (19.15%) SAN
2 18 (19.15%) TCP/IP
3 16 (17.02%) WAN
4 13 (13.83%) DNS
4 13 (13.83%) LAN
5 11 (11.70%) DHCP
6 9 (9.57%) VLAN
7 8 (8.51%) MPLS
8 6 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (6.38%) iSCSI
8 6 (6.38%) Network Security
8 6 (6.38%) SMS
8 6 (6.38%) VoIP
9 5 (5.32%) SNMP
10 4 (4.26%) NAS
10 4 (4.26%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.19%) Asterisk PBX
11 3 (3.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.13%) MySQL
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.06%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.06%) Redis
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.38%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.19%) Ant
4 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.19%) HP UFT
4 3 (3.19%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.19%) Selenium
4 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.19%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.19%) TestNG
5 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.06%) JIRA
6 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Advertising
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
2 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (15.96%) Platform Engineer
4 14 (14.89%) Infrastructure Support
5 12 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 11 (11.70%) Team Leader
7 10 (10.64%) Analyst
7 10 (10.64%) Server Support
7 10 (10.64%) Support Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
8 9 (9.57%) Support Team Leader
8 9 (9.57%) Windows Server Support
9 8 (8.51%) Network Engineer
10 7 (7.45%) Systems Support
10 7 (7.45%) Systems Support Engineer
11 6 (6.38%) Architect
11 6 (6.38%) Security Analyst
11 6 (6.38%) Security Engineer
11 6 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) .NET
1 3 (3.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Clustering
2 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.38%) Replication
4 4 (4.26%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.19%) PKI
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) New Media
7 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (69.15%) Windows
2 44 (46.81%) Windows Server
3 35 (37.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (30.85%) Linux
6 19 (20.21%) Unix
7 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.06%) CentOS
11 1 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) ITIL
2 19 (20.21%) DevOps
3 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.96%) Configuration Management
5 14 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (11.70%) Scrum
8 10 (10.64%) DSDM
8 10 (10.64%) Information Security
8 10 (10.64%) Release Management
8 10 (10.64%) RUP
9 8 (8.51%) Project Management
10 7 (7.45%) Presales
11 6 (6.38%) Coaching
11 6 (6.38%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (6.38%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (6.38%) SIEM
12 5 (5.32%) Change Control
12 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.21%) Python
2 18 (19.15%) SQL
3 15 (15.96%) Ruby
4 14 (14.89%) Bash Shell
5 10 (10.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.19%) F#
6 3 (3.19%) Java
6 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.64%) CCNP
3 8 (8.51%) CCNA
4 6 (6.38%) MCSE
4 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.26%) CCIE
5 4 (4.26%) CEH
5 4 (4.26%) CISA
5 4 (4.26%) CISM
5 4 (4.26%) CISMP
5 4 (4.26%) CISSP
5 4 (4.26%) MCITP
5 4 (4.26%) SANS
5 4 (4.26%) SSCP
6 3 (3.19%) Degree
7 1 (1.06%) VCAP
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) GDPR
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 41 (43.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
3 22 (23.40%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (11.70%) XenServer
5 10 (10.64%) Xen
6 3 (3.19%) OpenSIPS
7 2 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.13%) XenApp
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (21.28%) vCenter Server
2 16 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (15.96%) Cobbler
3 15 (15.96%) Puppet
4 14 (14.89%) SCCM
5 12 (12.77%) Failover Clustering
5 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (12.77%) SCOM
6 10 (10.64%) Tivoli
7 8 (8.51%) WSUS
8 6 (6.38%) Ansible
9 5 (5.32%) Terraform
9 5 (5.32%) WMI
10 4 (4.26%) FortiGate
10 4 (4.26%) Nagios
10 4 (4.26%) ZABBIX
11 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 77 (81.91%) VMware
2 57 (60.64%) Microsoft
3 33 (35.11%) Cisco
4 31 (32.98%) HP
5 17 (18.09%) NetApp
6 15 (15.96%) Oracle
7 12 (12.77%) Hitachi
8 10 (10.64%) EnterpriseDB
8 10 (10.64%) SolarWinds
9 8 (8.51%) Veeam
10 6 (6.38%) Avaya
10 6 (6.38%) F5
11 5 (5.32%) Palo Alto
12 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.19%) Citrix
13 3 (3.19%) Software AG
13 3 (3.19%) webMethods
14 2 (2.13%) Dell
14 2 (2.13%) Symantec