Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 172 158
Rank change year-on-year -32 -14 +50
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 110 177 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.11% 1.67% 1.80%
As % of the System Software category 9.33% 13.50% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 107 158 206
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,079 £23,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £68,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,179 1,311 1,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.85% 12.38% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 1,148 1,268
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,625 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 89 £37,500 -11.76% 9
North Yorkshire +22 17 £40,000 +86.05% 3
South Yorkshire -4 11 £35,000 +16.67% 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 94 (85.45%) VMware
2 87 (79.09%) Windows
3 71 (64.55%) Microsoft
4 66 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 65 (59.09%) Active Directory
6 55 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 49 (44.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (34.55%) ITIL
10 37 (33.64%) Cisco
11 33 (30.00%) Firewall
11 33 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (28.18%) HP
13 29 (26.36%) Linux
14 28 (25.45%) TCP/IP
15 27 (24.55%) VMware ESXi
16 25 (22.73%) MS Exchange
17 24 (21.82%) IIS
18 23 (20.91%) NetApp
18 23 (20.91%) Hyper-V
19 22 (20.00%) SCCM
19 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
20 20 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
20 20 (18.18%) DevOps
20 20 (18.18%) vCenter Server
21 19 (17.27%) SQL
22 18 (16.36%) DNS
22 18 (16.36%) WAN
22 18 (16.36%) SAN
23 17 (15.45%) Clustering

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 25 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 24 (21.82%) IIS
3 13 (11.82%) CloudStack
3 13 (11.82%) OpenStack
4 12 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (5.45%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.27%) Office 365
4 3 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.00%) Firewall
2 28 (25.45%) TCP/IP
3 18 (16.36%) DNS
3 18 (16.36%) SAN
3 18 (16.36%) WAN
4 16 (14.55%) DHCP
5 15 (13.64%) LAN
6 10 (9.09%) Internet
7 7 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (6.36%) MPLS
7 7 (6.36%) SMS
7 7 (6.36%) VLAN
8 6 (5.45%) VoIP
9 5 (4.55%) Network Security
10 4 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (3.64%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.64%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.73%) PuTTY
11 3 (2.73%) WinSCP
11 3 (2.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (3.64%) RavenDB
4 4 (3.64%) Redis
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) MySQL
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 8 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.36%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.64%) JIRA
5 4 (3.64%) Subversion
6 3 (2.73%) Ant
6 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.73%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.73%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.73%) Selenium
6 3 (2.73%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.73%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.73%) TestNG
General
1 16 (14.55%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (20.91%) Infrastructure Support
2 20 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (16.36%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (15.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (13.64%) Support Engineer
6 14 (12.73%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 14 (12.73%) Server Support
6 14 (12.73%) Team Leader
7 13 (11.82%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
7 13 (11.82%) Platform Engineer
7 13 (11.82%) Support Team Leader
7 13 (11.82%) Windows Server Support
8 11 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Network Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) AWS DevOps
10 7 (6.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) .NET
1 3 (2.73%) Web Services
2 1 (0.91%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Clustering
2 15 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.45%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.55%) PKI
5 4 (3.64%) Replication
5 4 (3.64%) User Experience
6 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.82%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 87 (79.09%) Windows
2 66 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 49 (44.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (26.36%) Linux
6 15 (13.64%) Unix
7 11 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.27%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.55%) ITIL
2 20 (18.18%) DevOps
3 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.82%) Configuration Management
4 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (11.82%) Release Management
5 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 10 (9.09%) Presales
5 10 (9.09%) Scrum
6 8 (7.27%) Coaching
7 7 (6.36%) High Availability
7 7 (6.36%) Information Security
7 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (5.45%) DSDM
8 6 (5.45%) Project Management
8 6 (5.45%) RUP
9 5 (4.55%) Software Delivery
10 4 (3.64%) SDLC
10 4 (3.64%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) SQL
2 16 (14.55%) Python
3 13 (11.82%) Ruby
4 9 (8.18%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.73%) F#
7 3 (2.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) CCNP
1 10 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.45%) MCSE
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.64%) Degree
3 4 (3.64%) MCITP
4 3 (2.73%) CCIE
4 3 (2.73%) CCNA
4 3 (2.73%) CEH
4 3 (2.73%) CISA
4 3 (2.73%) CISM
4 3 (2.73%) CISMP
4 3 (2.73%) CISSP
4 3 (2.73%) SANS
4 3 (2.73%) SSCP
5 1 (0.91%) VCAP
5 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) GDPR
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 55 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (24.55%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (20.91%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.27%) XenApp
6 7 (6.36%) XenServer
7 6 (5.45%) Xen
7 6 (5.45%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.82%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.91%) vCloud
9 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (20.00%) SCCM
2 20 (18.18%) vCenter Server
3 17 (15.45%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (13.64%) SCOM
5 13 (11.82%) Cobbler
5 13 (11.82%) Failover Clustering
5 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Clustering
5 13 (11.82%) Puppet
6 11 (10.00%) Ansible
7 7 (6.36%) Terraform
8 6 (5.45%) Tivoli
8 6 (5.45%) WSUS
9 4 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (2.73%) FortiGate
10 3 (2.73%) Nagios
10 3 (2.73%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.91%) vRealize
11 1 (0.91%) WMI
Vendors
1 94 (85.45%) VMware
2 71 (64.55%) Microsoft
3 37 (33.64%) Cisco
4 31 (28.18%) HP
5 23 (20.91%) NetApp
6 15 (13.64%) Hitachi
7 13 (11.82%) CheckPoint
8 12 (10.91%) Brocade
9 11 (10.00%) Oracle
10 10 (9.09%) Citrix
10 10 (9.09%) SolarWinds
11 8 (7.27%) F5
12 7 (6.36%) Palo Alto
13 6 (5.45%) EnterpriseDB
13 6 (5.45%) Veeam
14 5 (4.55%) Avaya
15 4 (3.64%) Symantec
16 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
16 3 (2.73%) Software AG
16 3 (2.73%) webMethods