Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 185 194
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 91 96 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.35% 1.25% 1.34%
As % of the System Software category 9.15% 9.56% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 90 89 118
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -4.12% +10.39% -8.33%

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 994 1004 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.79% 13.08% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 839 880 818
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £20,900 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +4 68 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Pontefract - 8 £28,500 - 1
Bradford +11 7 £37,500 -
Wakefield +7 7 £35,000 -17.65%
Keighley - 2 £29,000 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 69 (75.82%) VMware
2 58 (63.74%) Windows
3 55 (60.44%) Active Directory
4 49 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (49.45%) Windows Server
6 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 37 (40.66%) Cisco
8 35 (38.46%) Linux
9 34 (37.36%) Firewall
9 34 (37.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (35.16%) MS Exchange
10 32 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
12 27 (29.67%) Unix
12 27 (29.67%) HP
13 26 (28.57%) SQL
13 26 (28.57%) DevOps
14 24 (26.37%) Python
15 23 (25.27%) Oracle
15 23 (25.27%) Bash Shell
16 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (23.08%) DNS
18 20 (21.98%) ITIL
18 20 (21.98%) Configuration Management
18 20 (21.98%) Puppet
18 20 (21.98%) Cobbler
18 20 (21.98%) OpenStack
18 20 (21.98%) CloudStack
18 20 (21.98%) Hyper-V

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 32 (35.16%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (21.98%) CloudStack
3 20 (21.98%) OpenStack
4 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.89%) IIS
6 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.40%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.30%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.69%) Office 365
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (37.36%) Firewall
2 21 (23.08%) DNS
3 19 (20.88%) DHCP
4 17 (18.68%) VLAN
5 15 (16.48%) SAN
5 15 (16.48%) VoIP
6 9 (9.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (8.79%) Internet
7 8 (8.79%) SNMP
7 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.59%) LAN
8 6 (6.59%) Network Security
8 6 (6.59%) WAN
9 5 (5.49%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.40%) MPLS
10 4 (4.40%) NAS
10 4 (4.40%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.30%) ISDN
11 3 (3.30%) NetScaler
11 3 (3.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.30%) Ant
2 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.30%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.30%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.30%) Selenium
2 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.30%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.30%) TestNG
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (9.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.40%) Advertising
4 3 (3.30%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) DevOps Engineer
1 20 (21.98%) Platform Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) Analyst
3 16 (17.58%) IT Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) IT Support
5 11 (12.09%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Security Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) Senior IT Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Senior IT Support
7 8 (8.79%) Security Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
1 3 (3.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Replication
2 9 (9.89%) Clustering
3 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.40%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.40%) PKI
6 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.10%) New Media
7 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (63.74%) Windows
2 45 (49.45%) Windows Server
3 35 (38.46%) Linux
4 34 (37.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (29.67%) Unix
7 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (10.99%) Windows 10
8 10 (10.99%) Windows 8
8 10 (10.99%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.20%) HPUX
12 1 (1.10%) CentOS
12 1 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) DevOps
2 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.98%) Configuration Management
3 20 (21.98%) ITIL
4 19 (20.88%) DSDM
4 19 (20.88%) RUP
4 19 (20.88%) Scrum
5 14 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (14.29%) Change Control
6 13 (14.29%) Information Security
6 13 (14.29%) Project Management
7 12 (13.19%) Proactive Monitoring
8 11 (12.09%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (10.99%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (7.69%) Service Management
11 6 (6.59%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (6.59%) Change Management
11 6 (6.59%) ERP
11 6 (6.59%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) SQL
2 24 (26.37%) Python
3 23 (25.27%) Bash Shell
4 20 (21.98%) Ruby
5 19 (20.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.30%) F#
6 3 (3.30%) Java
7 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) CCNA
1 11 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.89%) MCSE
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.40%) CCIE
3 4 (4.40%) CCNP
3 4 (4.40%) CEH
3 4 (4.40%) CISA
3 4 (4.40%) CISM
3 4 (4.40%) CISMP
3 4 (4.40%) CISSP
3 4 (4.40%) MCITP
3 4 (4.40%) SANS
3 4 (4.40%) SSCP
4 3 (3.30%) MCP
4 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.20%) Degree
6 1 (1.10%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) GDPR
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (60.44%) Active Directory
2 49 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (21.98%) Hyper-V
3 20 (21.98%) XenServer
4 19 (20.88%) Xen
5 17 (18.68%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.40%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.20%) XenApp
9 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.10%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (21.98%) Cobbler
1 20 (21.98%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (21.98%) Puppet
2 19 (20.88%) Tivoli
3 14 (15.38%) vCenter Server
4 9 (9.89%) SCOM
5 8 (8.79%) SCCM
5 8 (8.79%) WMI
6 6 (6.59%) WSUS
7 4 (4.40%) FortiGate
7 4 (4.40%) Nagios
7 4 (4.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.30%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (3.30%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (1.10%) Ansible
9 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (75.82%) VMware
2 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 37 (40.66%) Cisco
4 27 (29.67%) HP
5 23 (25.27%) Oracle
6 19 (20.88%) EnterpriseDB
7 16 (17.58%) Veeam
8 9 (9.89%) NetApp
9 6 (6.59%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.59%) Citrix
9 6 (6.59%) MobileIron
10 5 (5.49%) Avaya
10 5 (5.49%) Dell
10 5 (5.49%) Hitachi
11 4 (4.40%) CommVault
11 4 (4.40%) Palo Alto
11 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.40%) Symantec
12 3 (3.30%) Huawei