Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 155 195
Rank change year-on-year -31 +40 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 45 95 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.83% 1.45% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 5.78% 9.40% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 41 94 82
West Yorkshire median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £48,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +35.29% - +13.33%

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 778 1,011 1,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.33% 15.47% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 698 858 883
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -1.41%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 38 £59,000 +24.21% 8
Halifax - 4 £32,500 -
Bradford +19 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Huddersfield - 1 £50,000 -
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (55.56%) Python
1 25 (55.56%) Ruby
1 25 (55.56%) Puppet
1 25 (55.56%) OpenStack
1 25 (55.56%) CloudStack
1 25 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (55.56%) DevOps
2 24 (53.33%) Configuration Management
3 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (46.67%) Cobbler
4 21 (46.67%) Unix
4 21 (46.67%) Linux
5 20 (44.44%) Windows
5 20 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (42.22%) SQL
7 17 (37.78%) VMware
8 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
8 16 (35.56%) Ansible
9 14 (31.11%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (31.11%) XenServer
9 14 (31.11%) Xen
9 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
10 13 (28.89%) Oracle
11 12 (26.67%) RUP
11 12 (26.67%) DSDM
11 12 (26.67%) Scrum
11 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (24.44%) Presales
12 11 (24.44%) Terraform

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 (55.56%) CloudStack
1 25 (55.56%) OpenStack
2 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) IIS
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
5 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 20 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) SAN
2 7 (15.56%) LAN
2 7 (15.56%) WAN
3 6 (13.33%) Firewall
4 5 (11.11%) DNS
4 5 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 5 (11.11%) VLAN
5 4 (8.89%) NAS
5 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.44%) Skype
6 2 (4.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.22%) DHCP
7 1 (2.22%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) SMS
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
1 11 (24.44%) TeamCity
2 4 (8.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Platform Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (17.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Network Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.67%) IT Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Senior IT Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Linux
1 21 (46.67%) Unix
2 20 (44.44%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.22%) AIX
8 1 (2.22%) Debian
8 1 (2.22%) HPUX
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) DevOps
2 24 (53.33%) Configuration Management
3 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (31.11%) Deployment Automation
5 12 (26.67%) DSDM
5 12 (26.67%) RUP
5 12 (26.67%) Scrum
6 11 (24.44%) Presales
7 7 (15.56%) Change Management
7 7 (15.56%) ITIL
8 5 (11.11%) Coaching
8 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 5 (11.11%) Service Management
9 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
9 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
9 4 (8.89%) Server Management
10 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) Python
1 25 (55.56%) Ruby
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
4 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) MCSE
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Xen
1 14 (31.11%) XenServer
2 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.89%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (55.56%) Puppet
2 21 (46.67%) Cobbler
3 16 (35.56%) Ansible
4 11 (24.44%) Terraform
5 8 (17.78%) SCCM
5 8 (17.78%) Tivoli
6 5 (11.11%) SCOM
7 3 (6.67%) vCenter Server
8 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) VMware
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.89%) Oracle
4 8 (17.78%) EnterpriseDB
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco
5 5 (11.11%) Google
5 5 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) Citrix
6 4 (8.89%) NetApp
7 3 (6.67%) Aruba
8 2 (4.44%) Apple
8 2 (4.44%) Veeam
9 1 (2.22%) Avaya
9 1 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.22%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.22%) Zerto