Period
to 15 December 2018

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 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 213 214
Rank change year-on-year -39 +1 -46
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 102 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.33% 1.04% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 2.17% 7.85% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 103 118
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,450 £29,225
90th Percentile £63,500 £60,000 £63,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,200 1,300 1,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.29% 13.25% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,050 1,110 1,195
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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 6 months to 15 December 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
West Yorkshire -36 21 £48,750 +21.88% 2
North Yorkshire -6 4 £36,250 +11.54% 1
South Yorkshire -3 1 £42,500 +21.43% 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
5 10 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (38.46%) DevOps
5 10 (38.46%) Python
5 10 (38.46%) Unix
5 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 10 (38.46%) Puppet
5 10 (38.46%) Cobbler
5 10 (38.46%) CloudStack
5 10 (38.46%) OpenStack
5 10 (38.46%) Ruby
5 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (26.92%) Terraform
9 6 (23.08%) Presales
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 6 (23.08%) Ansible
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco
9 6 (23.08%) LAN
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (23.08%) TeamCity

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 10 (38.46%) CloudStack
1 10 (38.46%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) LAN
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 5 (19.23%) VLAN
3 5 (19.23%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (15.38%) Wireless
5 3 (11.54%) NAS
6 2 (7.69%) Skype
7 1 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Platform Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Network Manager
5 3 (11.54%) IT Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior IT Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.85%) EPoS
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 10 (38.46%) Unix
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.85%) Android
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Presales
4 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
4 5 (19.23%) Patch Management
4 5 (19.23%) Server Management
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) DSDM
6 3 (11.54%) ITSM
6 3 (11.54%) RUP
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Python
1 10 (38.46%) Ruby
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) MCSE
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Server
3 4 (15.38%) Xen
3 4 (15.38%) XenServer
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) Firmware
6 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.85%) vCloud
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Cobbler
1 10 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (38.46%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Terraform
3 6 (23.08%) Ansible
4 4 (15.38%) vCenter Server
5 3 (11.54%) SCCM
5 3 (11.54%) Tivoli
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Aruba
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (7.69%) Apple
6 2 (7.69%) Meraki
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) Brocade
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
7 1 (3.85%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam