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

VMware vSphere
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 150 190
Rank change year-on-year -29 +40 +44
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 80 134 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.21% 1.90% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 9.10% 14.39% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 82 116 99
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +13.48%

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 879 931 1,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.31% 13.20% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 776 777 846
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £62,500 £54,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% 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 June 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 June 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 -41 53 £57,250 +14.50% 3
Bradford +16 16 £40,000 -7.51%
Wakefield -7 7 £35,000 -17.65%
Huddersfield - 1 £50,000 -
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 54 (67.50%) VMware
2 51 (63.75%) Microsoft
3 48 (60.00%) Windows
4 42 (52.50%) Active Directory
5 34 (42.50%) Windows Server
6 31 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (33.75%) SAN
7 27 (33.75%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (33.75%) DevOps
8 25 (31.25%) ITIL
9 24 (30.00%) Python
9 24 (30.00%) Ruby
9 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (30.00%) OpenStack
9 24 (30.00%) CloudStack
9 24 (30.00%) Puppet
9 24 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (28.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (28.75%) Linux
10 23 (28.75%) HP
11 22 (27.50%) SCCM
11 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (27.50%) Ansible
12 21 (26.25%) NetApp
12 21 (26.25%) IIS
13 20 (25.00%) Unix
13 20 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 20 (25.00%) Cobbler
13 20 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (23.75%) vCenter Server

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 24 (30.00%) CloudStack
1 24 (30.00%) OpenStack
2 21 (26.25%) IIS
3 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
3 14 (17.50%) SharePoint
4 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.00%) JBoss
5 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (1.25%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.75%) Office 365
5 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.75%) SAN
2 15 (18.75%) DNS
2 15 (18.75%) Firewall
2 15 (18.75%) WAN
3 13 (16.25%) DHCP
3 13 (16.25%) LAN
4 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (7.50%) SMS
6 5 (6.25%) NAS
7 4 (5.00%) MPLS
7 4 (5.00%) Network Security
8 2 (2.50%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (2.50%) Skype
8 2 (2.50%) VLAN
9 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.25%) VoIP
9 1 (1.25%) VPLS
9 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) MySQL
4 3 (3.75%) RavenDB
4 3 (3.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) TeamCity
2 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.75%) JIRA
4 3 (3.75%) Subversion
5 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Back Office
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Platform Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 16 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
2 16 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 16 (20.00%) Server Support
2 16 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
2 16 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 16 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
3 14 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Project Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Network Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Administrator
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.00%) PKI
3 7 (8.75%) Clustering
4 4 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 34 (42.50%) Windows Server
3 23 (28.75%) Linux
4 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (25.00%) Unix
6 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.00%) AIX
7 4 (5.00%) Debian
7 4 (5.00%) HPUX
7 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.00%) Solaris
8 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) DevOps
2 25 (31.25%) ITIL
3 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (20.00%) Release Management
6 14 (17.50%) Coaching
7 13 (16.25%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (15.00%) Scrum
9 11 (13.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (13.75%) Presales
10 9 (11.25%) DSDM
10 9 (11.25%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.25%) RUP
11 6 (7.50%) Change Management
12 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
12 4 (5.00%) OWASP
13 3 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (3.75%) Load Balancing
13 3 (3.75%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) Python
1 24 (30.00%) Ruby
2 15 (18.75%) SQL
3 9 (11.25%) Bash Shell
3 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
3 9 (11.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) CCNP
1 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.00%) MCSE
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.25%) MCITP
5 1 (1.25%) MCP
5 1 (1.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 31 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (21.25%) Hyper-V
5 13 (16.25%) Xen
5 13 (16.25%) XenServer
6 2 (2.50%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (33.75%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (30.00%) Puppet
3 22 (27.50%) Ansible
3 22 (27.50%) SCCM
4 20 (25.00%) Cobbler
5 19 (23.75%) vCenter Server
6 18 (22.50%) SCOM
7 11 (13.75%) Terraform
8 7 (8.75%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (6.25%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.25%) vMotion
10 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (67.50%) VMware
2 51 (63.75%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.75%) HP
4 21 (26.25%) NetApp
5 18 (22.50%) Hitachi
6 13 (16.25%) Oracle
7 12 (15.00%) Cisco
8 8 (10.00%) Google
9 6 (7.50%) F5
9 6 (7.50%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.25%) EnterpriseDB
11 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.75%) Avaya
12 3 (3.75%) Palo Alto
13 2 (2.50%) Mitel
13 2 (2.50%) ProCurve
13 2 (2.50%) Veeam
14 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
14 1 (1.25%) Dell
14 1 (1.25%) EqualLogic