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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 147 168
Rank change year-on-year +36 +21  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 80 56 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.21% 1.26% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 18.10% 10.94% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 69 54 42
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +18.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,950 £31,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £50,000
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 442 512 611
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.24% 11.55% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 378 408 489
Median salary £38,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
Leeds +45 73 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Bradford +6 3 £44,000 +3.52%
Wakefield +5 3 £46,000 -16.36%
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 99 (68.28%) Windows
2 92 (63.45%) Microsoft
3 80 (55.17%) VMware
4 74 (51.03%) Linux
5 72 (49.66%) ITIL
6 71 (48.97%) XenServer
7 65 (44.83%) Oracle
8 64 (44.14%) Unix
8 64 (44.14%) Xen
8 64 (44.14%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (44.14%) OpenStack
8 64 (44.14%) CloudStack
9 63 (43.45%) Puppet
9 63 (43.45%) DevOps
9 63 (43.45%) Ruby
9 63 (43.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 63 (43.45%) Python
9 63 (43.45%) SQL
10 62 (42.76%) DSDM
10 62 (42.76%) Shell Script
10 62 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (42.76%) Scrum
11 61 (42.07%) Opscode Chef
12 60 (41.38%) Windows Server
13 58 (40.00%) EnterpriseDB
14 55 (37.93%) Firewall
15 52 (35.86%) Active Directory
16 50 (34.48%) MS Exchange
17 45 (31.03%) SQL Server
18 43 (29.66%) Amazon AWS

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 64 (44.14%) CloudStack
1 64 (44.14%) OpenStack
2 50 (34.48%) MS Exchange
3 33 (22.76%) JBoss
3 33 (22.76%) WebLogic
3 33 (22.76%) WebSphere
4 23 (15.86%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.83%) IIS
8 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.38%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (20.00%) MS Office
2 12 (8.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 43 (29.66%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (15.86%) Office 365
4 3 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (37.93%) Firewall
2 26 (17.93%) SAN
3 19 (13.10%) DNS
4 17 (11.72%) DHCP
5 11 (7.59%) WAN
6 10 (6.90%) LAN
7 9 (6.21%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.83%) IP Telephony
9 6 (4.14%) VPN
10 4 (2.76%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.76%) VLAN
11 3 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.07%) MPLS
11 3 (2.07%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.07%) Network Security
11 3 (2.07%) Wireless
12 2 (1.38%) HTTP
12 2 (1.38%) Internet
12 2 (1.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.76%) MySQL
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.38%) Redis
6 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 33 (22.76%) TeamCity
3 9 (6.21%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.83%) Subversion
5 4 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.38%) Maven
General
1 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.07%) Back Office
3 1 (0.69%) Finance
3 1 (0.69%) Legal
3 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (40.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (17.24%) Windows Engineer
3 24 (16.55%) Platform Engineer
4 19 (13.10%) VMware Engineer
5 18 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.97%) Analyst
7 12 (8.28%) SCCM Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) Senior Windows Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) Architect
12 4 (2.76%) IT Architect
12 4 (2.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) Server Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) Team Leader
12 4 (2.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.59%) .NET
2 4 (2.76%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.76%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.52%) HP Storage
3 7 (4.83%) iPad
3 7 (4.83%) iPhone
4 4 (2.76%) GPGPU
4 4 (2.76%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.07%) Celerra
5 3 (2.07%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.38%) CMDB
6 2 (1.38%) PKI
6 2 (1.38%) Replication
7 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 99 (68.28%) Windows
2 74 (51.03%) Linux
3 64 (44.14%) Unix
4 60 (41.38%) Windows Server
5 38 (26.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (22.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.83%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.76%) CentOS
10 4 (2.76%) Debian
10 4 (2.76%) HPUX
10 4 (2.76%) Solaris
10 4 (2.76%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.69%) AIX
11 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (49.66%) ITIL
2 64 (44.14%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (43.45%) DevOps
4 62 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (42.76%) DSDM
4 62 (42.76%) Scrum
5 39 (26.90%) Configuration Management
6 36 (24.83%) RUP
7 34 (23.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (17.24%) Server Building
9 13 (8.97%) Server Virtualisation
10 12 (8.28%) Migration
11 11 (7.59%) OWASP
11 11 (7.59%) Service Management
12 7 (4.83%) Auto-Scaling
12 7 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.83%) Service Delivery
13 6 (4.14%) Coaching
14 5 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (3.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 63 (43.45%) Python
1 63 (43.45%) Ruby
1 63 (43.45%) SQL
2 62 (42.76%) Shell Script
3 36 (24.83%) Bash Shell
3 36 (24.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (5.52%) CCNA
2 8 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.52%) MCSE
2 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.83%) Degree
4 4 (2.76%) CCNP
5 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.07%) MCITP
5 3 (2.07%) VCAP
5 3 (2.07%) VCP5
5 3 (2.07%) VCP6
6 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (48.97%) XenServer
2 64 (44.14%) Xen
3 63 (43.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (35.86%) Active Directory
5 24 (16.55%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (13.10%) Hyper-V
7 14 (9.66%) XenApp
8 10 (6.90%) VMware ESX
9 7 (4.83%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.45%) VMware Server
11 4 (2.76%) GPFS
12 2 (1.38%) KVM
12 2 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 63 (43.45%) Puppet
2 61 (42.07%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (26.90%) SCCM
4 35 (24.14%) Ansible
4 35 (24.14%) Tivoli
5 34 (23.45%) Cobbler
6 33 (22.76%) SCOM
7 9 (6.21%) vMotion
8 7 (4.83%) Terraform
9 4 (2.76%) PowerCLI
10 2 (1.38%) WSUS
11 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 92 (63.45%) Microsoft
2 80 (55.17%) VMware
3 65 (44.83%) Oracle
4 58 (40.00%) EnterpriseDB
5 37 (25.52%) Red Hat
6 30 (20.69%) Cisco
7 27 (18.62%) HP
8 24 (16.55%) Citrix
9 10 (6.90%) NetApp
10 8 (5.52%) EMC
11 7 (4.83%) Avaya
12 6 (4.14%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.76%) IBM
14 3 (2.07%) CommVault
14 3 (2.07%) Dell
14 3 (2.07%) Dell Compellent
14 3 (2.07%) Google
14 3 (2.07%) Nimble Storage
15 2 (1.38%) Intel Security
15 2 (1.38%) Rackspace
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