Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 139 198
Rank change year-on-year -48 +59 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 80 146 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.13% 2.07% 1.28%
As % of the System Software category 9.30% 16.50% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 84 128 104
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £33,000 £35,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £70,000 £68,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% +14.08%

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 860 885 1,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.19% 12.53% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 748 755 839
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,205 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -68 42 £37,500 -25.00% 7
Bradford +12 20 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Wakefield -12 12 £35,000 -17.65%
Brighouse - 1 £39,000 -
Huddersfield - 1 £50,000 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 67 (83.75%) VMware
2 57 (71.25%) Microsoft
3 56 (70.00%) Windows
4 54 (67.50%) Active Directory
5 39 (48.75%) Windows Server
6 37 (46.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (36.25%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (35.00%) HP
9 27 (33.75%) ITIL
9 27 (33.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (32.50%) IIS
10 26 (32.50%) NetApp
11 25 (31.25%) Hyper-V
12 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (30.00%) SAN
13 23 (28.75%) vCenter Server
14 22 (27.50%) SCCM
15 21 (26.25%) Finance
15 21 (26.25%) Hitachi
16 20 (25.00%) Firewall
17 19 (23.75%) SCOM
17 19 (23.75%) WAN
17 19 (23.75%) Release Management
18 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (22.50%) Linux
19 17 (21.25%) Cisco
20 16 (20.00%) LAN
20 16 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
20 16 (20.00%) Ansible
20 16 (20.00%) DevOps

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 26 (32.50%) IIS
2 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 12 (15.00%) CloudStack
3 12 (15.00%) OpenStack
4 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.75%) JBoss
6 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (1.25%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.00%) Office 365
4 3 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) SAN
2 20 (25.00%) Firewall
3 19 (23.75%) WAN
4 16 (20.00%) LAN
5 15 (18.75%) DNS
5 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 13 (16.25%) DHCP
7 9 (11.25%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (11.25%) SMS
8 5 (6.25%) MPLS
9 4 (5.00%) NAS
10 3 (3.75%) Network Security
10 3 (3.75%) VLAN
10 3 (3.75%) VoIP
11 2 (2.50%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.50%) Skype
12 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.00%) MySQL
4 4 (5.00%) RavenDB
4 4 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) TeamCity
2 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.00%) JIRA
3 4 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Infrastructure Support
1 19 (23.75%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
1 19 (23.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 19 (23.75%) Server Support
1 19 (23.75%) Support Team Leader
1 19 (23.75%) Team Leader
1 19 (23.75%) Windows Server Support
2 14 (17.50%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (11.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Network Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Platform Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Project Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Systems Support
7 8 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) .NET
1 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Clustering
2 9 (11.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.00%) PKI
4 5 (6.25%) User Experience
5 4 (5.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (70.00%) Windows
2 39 (48.75%) Windows Server
3 27 (33.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (22.50%) Linux
6 13 (16.25%) Unix
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.75%) AIX
8 3 (3.75%) Debian
8 3 (3.75%) HPUX
8 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.75%) Solaris
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) ITIL
2 19 (23.75%) Release Management
3 16 (20.00%) DevOps
4 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (12.50%) Presales
6 9 (11.25%) Coaching
6 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.00%) Scrum
9 4 (5.00%) SDLC
9 4 (5.00%) Software Delivery
10 3 (3.75%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (3.75%) OWASP
10 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.50%) Information Security
11 2 (2.50%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) Python
1 12 (15.00%) Ruby
2 7 (8.75%) SQL
3 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) CCNP
1 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) MCITP
3 1 (1.25%) MCP
3 1 (1.25%) MCSE
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (67.50%) Active Directory
2 37 (46.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (36.25%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.00%) XenServer
6 3 (3.75%) Xen
7 2 (2.50%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (28.75%) vCenter Server
2 22 (27.50%) SCCM
3 19 (23.75%) SCOM
4 16 (20.00%) Ansible
4 16 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (16.25%) Failover Clustering
5 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 12 (15.00%) Cobbler
6 12 (15.00%) Puppet
7 9 (11.25%) Terraform
8 2 (2.50%) WSUS
9 1 (1.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 67 (83.75%) VMware
2 57 (71.25%) Microsoft
3 28 (35.00%) HP
4 26 (32.50%) NetApp
5 21 (26.25%) Hitachi
6 17 (21.25%) Cisco
7 9 (11.25%) SolarWinds
8 7 (8.75%) F5
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle
9 4 (5.00%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.75%) Avaya
10 3 (3.75%) Google
10 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.50%) Citrix
11 2 (2.50%) Mitel
11 2 (2.50%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.25%) EMC
12 1 (1.25%) Intapp
12 1 (1.25%) Veeam