The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 157 194
Rank change year-on-year +39 +37  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 113 107 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.09% 1.64% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 18.05% 13.60% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 102 102 52
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +6.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 626 787 853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 11.56% 12.08% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 552 658 672
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for vSphere in Yorkshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Yorkshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire +42 82 £45,000 +5.88% 6
South Yorkshire +16 19 £57,500 +66.66%
North Yorkshire -16 14 £21,500 -41.89% 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 120 (65.22%) Windows
2 114 (61.96%) Microsoft
3 108 (58.70%) VMware
4 91 (49.46%) Linux
4 91 (49.46%) XenServer
5 87 (47.28%) SQL
6 86 (46.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 82 (44.57%) ITIL
8 79 (42.93%) Unix
9 75 (40.76%) Oracle
10 74 (40.22%) Xen
10 74 (40.22%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (40.22%) OpenStack
10 74 (40.22%) CloudStack
11 73 (39.67%) DevOps
11 73 (39.67%) Ruby
11 73 (39.67%) Puppet
11 73 (39.67%) Python
11 73 (39.67%) Active Directory
11 73 (39.67%) Shell Script
12 72 (39.13%) Scrum
12 72 (39.13%) DSDM
12 72 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
13 71 (38.59%) Opscode Chef
14 68 (36.96%) EnterpriseDB
15 67 (36.41%) Windows Server
16 65 (35.33%) Firewall
17 64 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
18 61 (33.15%) MS Exchange
19 54 (29.35%) SQL Server

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 74 (40.22%) CloudStack
1 74 (40.22%) OpenStack
2 61 (33.15%) MS Exchange
3 36 (19.57%) SharePoint
4 33 (17.93%) JBoss
4 33 (17.93%) WebLogic
4 33 (17.93%) WebSphere
5 22 (11.96%) IIS
6 16 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (2.17%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.54%) Apache
11 1 (0.54%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.54%) SAS
11 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (17.93%) MS Office
2 16 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 64 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (22.28%) Office 365
3 31 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.80%) PaaS
5 6 (3.26%) SaaS
6 4 (2.17%) IaaS
7 3 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 65 (35.33%) Firewall
2 46 (25.00%) SAN
3 35 (19.02%) DNS
4 30 (16.30%) DHCP
5 23 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 21 (11.41%) NAS
7 17 (9.24%) WAN
8 16 (8.70%) LAN
9 11 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (4.35%) IP Telephony
11 6 (3.26%) Internet
11 6 (3.26%) VPN
12 5 (2.72%) ADSL
12 5 (2.72%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.72%) LDAP
13 4 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.17%) VLAN
13 4 (2.17%) VoIP
14 3 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (29.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.17%) MySQL
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.09%) Redis
6 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (19.02%) Jenkins
2 33 (17.93%) TeamCity
3 10 (5.43%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.35%) Subversion
5 4 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.09%) Maven
General
1 9 (4.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.63%) Back Office
3 3 (1.63%) Finance
3 3 (1.63%) Legal
4 2 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (18.48%) Platform Engineer
3 30 (16.30%) Windows Engineer
4 25 (13.59%) VMware Engineer
5 23 (12.50%) Analyst
6 21 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.07%) Technical Analyst
8 12 (6.52%) SCCM Engineer
9 11 (5.98%) Administrator
9 11 (5.98%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.43%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.43%) Technical Support
10 10 (5.43%) Technical Support Analyst
11 9 (4.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (4.35%) Senior Windows Engineer
13 7 (3.80%) IT Engineer
14 6 (3.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 6 (3.26%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (2.17%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.13%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.43%) EMC VNX
4 9 (4.89%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.89%) Biotechnology
5 8 (4.35%) HP Storage
6 7 (3.80%) iPad
6 7 (3.80%) iPhone
7 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.17%) Clustering
7 4 (2.17%) GPGPU
7 4 (2.17%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.63%) Celerra
8 3 (1.63%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.09%) CMDB
9 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.09%) PKI
9 2 (1.09%) Replication
10 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 120 (65.22%) Windows
2 91 (49.46%) Linux
3 79 (42.93%) Unix
4 67 (36.41%) Windows Server
5 48 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (17.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.80%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.72%) Debian
10 5 (2.72%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.72%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.17%) CentOS
11 4 (2.17%) HPUX
11 4 (2.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.54%) AIX
12 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (44.57%) ITIL
2 74 (40.22%) Continuous Integration
3 73 (39.67%) DevOps
4 72 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (39.13%) DSDM
4 72 (39.13%) Scrum
5 49 (26.63%) Configuration Management
6 46 (25.00%) RUP
7 34 (18.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (13.59%) Server Building
9 17 (9.24%) Service Delivery
10 14 (7.61%) Server Virtualisation
11 12 (6.52%) Migration
11 12 (6.52%) Service Management
12 11 (5.98%) OWASP
13 9 (4.89%) Change Management
13 9 (4.89%) Network Management
14 7 (3.80%) Auto-Scaling
14 7 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (3.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 87 (47.28%) SQL
2 73 (39.67%) Python
2 73 (39.67%) Ruby
2 73 (39.67%) Shell Script
3 46 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 37 (20.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (8.70%) Degree
2 12 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (5.43%) AWS Certification
4 8 (4.35%) CCNA
4 8 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.35%) MCSE
4 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.72%) MCP
6 4 (2.17%) CCNP
7 3 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.63%) MCITP
7 3 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.63%) VCAP
7 3 (1.63%) VCP5
7 3 (1.63%) VCP6
8 1 (0.54%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (49.46%) XenServer
2 86 (46.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (40.22%) Xen
4 73 (39.67%) Active Directory
5 34 (18.48%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (13.04%) XenApp
7 21 (11.41%) Hyper-V
8 16 (8.70%) VMware ESX
9 7 (3.80%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.72%) VMware Server
11 4 (2.17%) GPFS
12 3 (1.63%) KVM
13 2 (1.09%) vCloud
13 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.54%) BIND 9
14 1 (0.54%) Docker
14 1 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.54%) iptables
14 1 (0.54%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 73 (39.67%) Puppet
2 71 (38.59%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (24.46%) Tivoli
4 44 (23.91%) Cobbler
5 43 (23.37%) SCCM
6 35 (19.02%) Ansible
7 33 (17.93%) SCOM
8 9 (4.89%) vMotion
9 7 (3.80%) Terraform
10 5 (2.72%) OpenView
11 4 (2.17%) PowerCLI
12 2 (1.09%) WSUS
13 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 114 (61.96%) Microsoft
2 108 (58.70%) VMware
3 75 (40.76%) Oracle
4 68 (36.96%) EnterpriseDB
5 47 (25.54%) Cisco
6 38 (20.65%) Citrix
7 37 (20.11%) Red Hat
8 32 (17.39%) HP
9 22 (11.96%) EMC
10 16 (8.70%) NetApp
11 9 (4.89%) SonicWALL
12 8 (4.35%) Avaya
13 6 (3.26%) 3PAR
14 5 (2.72%) Isilon
15 4 (2.17%) Dell
15 4 (2.17%) IBM
16 3 (1.63%) CommVault
16 3 (1.63%) Dell Compellent
16 3 (1.63%) Google
16 3 (1.63%) Nimble Storage
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