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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 163 185
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 65 76 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.21% 1.34% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 9.04% 10.41% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 57 71 66
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 719 730 724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 13.44% 12.86% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 593 598 618
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,936 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +15 48 £45,000 +7.46% 5
South Yorkshire -15 9 £57,500 +53.33%
North Yorkshire 0 7 £35,000 -17.64%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 106 (58.24%) Windows
2 101 (55.49%) VMware
3 93 (51.10%) Microsoft
4 91 (50.00%) Linux
4 91 (50.00%) XenServer
5 84 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 83 (45.60%) SQL
7 81 (44.51%) Unix
8 76 (41.76%) Shell Script
8 76 (41.76%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (40.66%) ITIL
9 74 (40.66%) DevOps
10 73 (40.11%) Oracle
10 73 (40.11%) Active Directory
11 72 (39.56%) Python
11 72 (39.56%) Ruby
11 72 (39.56%) Xen
11 72 (39.56%) Puppet
11 72 (39.56%) OpenStack
11 72 (39.56%) CloudStack
12 71 (39.01%) Opscode Chef
12 71 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
12 71 (39.01%) DSDM
12 71 (39.01%) Scrum
13 67 (36.81%) Windows Server
13 67 (36.81%) EnterpriseDB
14 60 (32.97%) Amazon AWS
14 60 (32.97%) Firewall
15 56 (30.77%) Configuration Management
16 54 (29.67%) RUP

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 72 (39.56%) CloudStack
1 72 (39.56%) OpenStack
2 49 (26.92%) MS Exchange
3 22 (12.09%) SharePoint
4 21 (11.54%) JBoss
4 21 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 21 (11.54%) WebSphere
5 20 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (10.44%) IIS
7 11 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.75%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (2.20%) SAS
10 4 (2.20%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.65%) Apache
11 3 (1.65%) ColdFusion
11 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 60 (32.97%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (14.29%) Office 365
3 7 (3.85%) PaaS
4 5 (2.75%) SaaS
5 4 (2.20%) IaaS
6 3 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.55%) GitHub
7 1 (0.55%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 60 (32.97%) Firewall
2 41 (22.53%) SAN
3 38 (20.88%) DNS
4 35 (19.23%) DHCP
5 20 (10.99%) NAS
5 20 (10.99%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.24%) VLAN
7 13 (7.14%) Internet
7 13 (7.14%) VoIP
8 10 (5.49%) IP Telephony
8 10 (5.49%) LAN
8 10 (5.49%) WAN
9 8 (4.40%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.40%) VPN
10 7 (3.85%) ADSL
11 5 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.75%) IMAP
11 5 (2.75%) LDAP
12 4 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.65%) MySQL
6 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.10%) Redis
6 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (14.84%) Jenkins
2 24 (13.19%) TeamCity
3 13 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.49%) Subversion
5 7 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.10%) Maven
General
1 7 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.75%) Legal
2 5 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.65%) Back Office
4 3 (1.65%) Finance
5 2 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (37.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (24.73%) Platform Engineer
3 30 (16.48%) Analyst
4 20 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (9.89%) Support Analyst
6 17 (9.34%) VMware Engineer
7 16 (8.79%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (7.14%) IT Support
10 12 (6.59%) Technical Support
10 12 (6.59%) Technical Support Analyst
11 11 (6.04%) Administrator
11 11 (6.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.40%) IT Analyst
13 7 (3.85%) IT Engineer
13 7 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
13 7 (3.85%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.48%) .NET
2 4 (2.20%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.04%) Replication
3 9 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.40%) iPad
4 8 (4.40%) iPhone
5 5 (2.75%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.75%) Biotechnology
5 5 (2.75%) Clustering
5 5 (2.75%) EMC VNX
5 5 (2.75%) HP Storage
6 4 (2.20%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.65%) GPGPU
7 3 (1.65%) PKI
8 2 (1.10%) Celerra
8 2 (1.10%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.10%) CMDB
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 106 (58.24%) Windows
2 91 (50.00%) Linux
3 81 (44.51%) Unix
4 67 (36.81%) Windows Server
5 53 (29.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (28.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.95%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.95%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.95%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.40%) Debian
10 8 (4.40%) Ubuntu
10 8 (4.40%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.85%) HPUX
12 5 (2.75%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.65%) CentOS
13 3 (1.65%) Solaris
14 1 (0.55%) Android
14 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (41.76%) Continuous Integration
2 74 (40.66%) DevOps
2 74 (40.66%) ITIL
3 71 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (39.01%) DSDM
3 71 (39.01%) Scrum
4 56 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 54 (29.67%) RUP
6 26 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (10.44%) Service Management
8 16 (8.79%) Server Virtualisation
9 13 (7.14%) Server Building
10 12 (6.59%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (6.59%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.04%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (6.04%) Project Management
12 10 (5.49%) Migration
13 9 (4.95%) Change Management
13 9 (4.95%) Coaching
13 9 (4.95%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 83 (45.60%) SQL
2 76 (41.76%) Shell Script
3 72 (39.56%) Python
3 72 (39.56%) Ruby
4 54 (29.67%) Bash Shell
5 30 (16.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.34%) AWS Certification
2 16 (8.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (7.14%) Degree
4 9 (4.95%) MCSE
4 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.40%) MCP
6 6 (3.30%) CCNA
6 6 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.20%) CCNP
8 3 (1.65%) MCITP
8 3 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.65%) VCAP
9 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.10%) VCP5
9 2 (1.10%) VCP6
10 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) SLA
2 3 (1.65%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (50.00%) XenServer
2 84 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (40.11%) Active Directory
4 72 (39.56%) Xen
5 36 (19.78%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (18.68%) Hyper-V
7 28 (15.38%) XenApp
8 11 (6.04%) XenDesktop
9 6 (3.30%) Docker
9 6 (3.30%) KVM
10 5 (2.75%) BIND 9
10 5 (2.75%) NFS
10 5 (2.75%) Samba
10 5 (2.75%) Sendmail
10 5 (2.75%) VMware Server
11 4 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.65%) GPFS
12 3 (1.65%) iptables
12 3 (1.65%) Varnish
12 3 (1.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 72 (39.56%) Puppet
2 71 (39.01%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (29.12%) Tivoli
4 52 (28.57%) Cobbler
5 27 (14.84%) SCCM
6 26 (14.29%) Ansible
7 20 (10.99%) SCOM
8 7 (3.85%) Terraform
9 6 (3.30%) vCenter Server
10 5 (2.75%) OpenView
11 4 (2.20%) PowerCLI
12 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (1.65%) ServiceCenter
13 2 (1.10%) vMotion
13 2 (1.10%) WMI
13 2 (1.10%) WSUS
14 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 101 (55.49%) VMware
2 93 (51.10%) Microsoft
3 73 (40.11%) Oracle
4 67 (36.81%) EnterpriseDB
5 52 (28.57%) Cisco
6 41 (22.53%) Citrix
7 30 (16.48%) HP
8 27 (14.84%) Red Hat
9 21 (11.54%) NetApp
10 16 (8.79%) EMC
11 12 (6.59%) Veeam
12 10 (5.49%) Dell
13 9 (4.95%) MobileIron
14 8 (4.40%) Avaya
15 6 (3.30%) CommVault
16 5 (2.75%) 3PAR
16 5 (2.75%) Isilon
16 5 (2.75%) SonicWALL
17 4 (2.20%) DataCore
17 4 (2.20%) Nimble Storage
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + On Call
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
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