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

VMware vSphere
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 177 207
Rank change year-on-year -12 +30 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 60 103 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.98% 1.48% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 6.97% 10.23% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59 98 82
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £32,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £48,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year -5.56% +11.80% +7.33%

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 861 1,007 1,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.00% 14.48% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 769 835 865
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.41% +6.85% +4.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,350 £21,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -20 44 £58,250 +16.50% 5
Bradford +23 7 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Halifax - 4 £32,500 - 1
Wakefield -11 3 £36,125 -23.95%
Huddersfield - 1 £50,000 -
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 32 (53.33%) VMware
2 30 (50.00%) Windows
3 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
5 25 (41.67%) Python
5 25 (41.67%) Ruby
5 25 (41.67%) Puppet
5 25 (41.67%) OpenStack
5 25 (41.67%) CloudStack
5 25 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (41.67%) DevOps
6 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (35.00%) Linux
7 21 (35.00%) Unix
7 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
7 21 (35.00%) Cobbler
8 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (31.67%) Windows Server
8 19 (31.67%) SAN
8 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (30.00%) Ansible
10 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (26.67%) SQL
12 15 (25.00%) Oracle
12 15 (25.00%) ITIL
12 15 (25.00%) Xen
12 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (25.00%) XenServer
12 15 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
13 14 (23.33%) SCCM

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 25 (41.67%) CloudStack
1 25 (41.67%) OpenStack
2 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
3 9 (15.00%) IIS
3 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (11.67%) Skype for Business
5 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (6.67%) JBoss
6 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (1.67%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (1.67%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) SAN
2 14 (23.33%) WAN
3 12 (20.00%) LAN
4 10 (16.67%) DNS
5 8 (13.33%) Firewall
6 6 (10.00%) DHCP
6 6 (10.00%) NAS
6 6 (10.00%) VLAN
7 5 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (6.67%) Network Security
9 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.00%) NetScaler
9 3 (5.00%) Skype
9 3 (5.00%) SMS
10 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.67%) MPLS
11 1 (1.67%) VoIP
11 1 (1.67%) VPLS
11 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 10 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (15.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
5 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 7 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Server Support
5 7 (11.67%) Support Team Leader
5 7 (11.67%) Team Leader
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server Support
6 6 (10.00%) Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) IT Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Project Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) PKI
2 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Linux
2 21 (35.00%) Unix
3 19 (31.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.67%) AIX
6 4 (6.67%) Debian
6 4 (6.67%) HPUX
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.67%) Solaris
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) DevOps
2 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
4 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
4 15 (25.00%) ITIL
5 11 (18.33%) DSDM
5 11 (18.33%) RUP
5 11 (18.33%) Scrum
6 10 (16.67%) Presales
7 9 (15.00%) Change Management
7 9 (15.00%) Coaching
7 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (11.67%) Release Management
9 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
10 4 (6.67%) Server Management
10 4 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Python
1 25 (41.67%) Ruby
2 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 11 (18.33%) Bash Shell
3 11 (18.33%) Shell Script
4 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) MCSE
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.00%) CCNP
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.67%) MCITP
3 1 (1.67%) MCP
3 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.00%) Xen
3 15 (25.00%) XenServer
4 12 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.67%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (41.67%) Puppet
2 21 (35.00%) Cobbler
3 18 (30.00%) Ansible
4 14 (23.33%) SCCM
5 10 (16.67%) SCOM
5 10 (16.67%) Terraform
6 9 (15.00%) vCenter Server
7 7 (11.67%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) VMware
2 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.00%) Oracle
4 14 (23.33%) HP
5 10 (16.67%) NetApp
6 8 (13.33%) Google
7 7 (11.67%) EnterpriseDB
7 7 (11.67%) Hitachi
8 6 (10.00%) Cisco
9 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.00%) Aruba
10 3 (5.00%) Citrix
10 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.33%) Mitel
11 2 (3.33%) ProCurve
11 2 (3.33%) Veeam
12 1 (1.67%) Apple
12 1 (1.67%) Avaya
12 1 (1.67%) Dell
12 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard