Period
to 15 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 196 215
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 80 133 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.87% 1.28% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 6.11% 9.62% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79 125 137
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +7.38%
10th Percentile £32,650 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +9.41%

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 1,309 1,383 1,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.21% 13.33% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,137 1,149 1,236
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £50,000
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 August 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 August 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 -14 60 £47,500 +5.56% 6
North Yorkshire +5 16 £40,000 +14.29% 1
South Yorkshire +1 5 £36,250 -36.96% 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 52 (65.00%) VMware
2 50 (62.50%) Windows
3 43 (53.75%) Active Directory
4 38 (47.50%) Windows Server
5 37 (46.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 32 (40.00%) SAN
7 29 (36.25%) SCCM
8 26 (32.50%) DevOps
9 25 (31.25%) CloudStack
9 25 (31.25%) OpenStack
9 25 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (31.25%) Puppet
9 25 (31.25%) Python
9 25 (31.25%) Ruby
10 24 (30.00%) DNS
11 23 (28.75%) Linux
12 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (26.25%) Unix
13 21 (26.25%) Configuration Management
13 21 (26.25%) Cobbler
13 21 (26.25%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (25.00%) ITIL
14 20 (25.00%) DHCP
14 20 (25.00%) Finance
14 20 (25.00%) vCenter Server
15 19 (23.75%) SQL
15 19 (23.75%) Ansible
16 18 (22.50%) Mentoring

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 (31.25%) CloudStack
1 25 (31.25%) OpenStack
2 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
3 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
4 10 (12.50%) IIS
5 7 (8.75%) Skype for Business
6 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (5.00%) JBoss
7 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (1.25%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.25%) Office 365
4 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (40.00%) SAN
2 24 (30.00%) DNS
3 20 (25.00%) DHCP
4 17 (21.25%) NAS
5 15 (18.75%) WAN
6 14 (17.50%) LAN
7 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
8 12 (15.00%) Firewall
9 10 (12.50%) Internet
10 7 (8.75%) VLAN
11 5 (6.25%) Network Security
11 5 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (3.75%) NetScaler
12 3 (3.75%) Skype
12 3 (3.75%) SMS
12 3 (3.75%) Wireless
13 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 10 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Back Office
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Administrator
3 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Support
3 11 (13.75%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (13.75%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (11.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
7 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 7 (8.75%) IT Manager
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.75%) Server Support
7 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Support Team Leader
7 7 (8.75%) Team Leader
7 7 (8.75%) Windows Server Support
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) PKI
3 4 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.25%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.25%) EPoS
5 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (62.50%) Windows
2 38 (47.50%) Windows Server
3 23 (28.75%) Linux
4 21 (26.25%) Unix
5 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.00%) AIX
9 4 (5.00%) Debian
9 4 (5.00%) HPUX
9 4 (5.00%) Solaris
9 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) DevOps
2 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.25%) Configuration Management
4 20 (25.00%) ITIL
5 18 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (22.50%) Mentoring
6 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
6 15 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (18.75%) Patch Management
7 14 (17.50%) Service Management
8 13 (16.25%) Information Security
9 11 (13.75%) DSDM
9 11 (13.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 11 (13.75%) RUP
9 11 (13.75%) Scrum
9 11 (13.75%) Security Monitoring
10 10 (12.50%) Change Control
10 10 (12.50%) Presales
11 9 (11.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) Python
1 25 (31.25%) Ruby
2 19 (23.75%) SQL
3 11 (13.75%) Bash Shell
3 11 (13.75%) Shell Script
4 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) MCSE
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.75%) Degree
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.00%) CCNP
5 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.25%) CCNA
6 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.25%) MCITP
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
6 1 (1.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) GDPR
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (53.75%) Active Directory
2 37 (46.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.75%) Xen
3 15 (18.75%) XenServer
4 13 (16.25%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (13.75%) Firmware
7 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (6.25%) XenDesktop
9 4 (5.00%) VMware Server
10 3 (3.75%) XenApp
11 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (36.25%) SCCM
2 25 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (31.25%) Puppet
3 21 (26.25%) Cobbler
4 20 (25.00%) vCenter Server
5 19 (23.75%) Ansible
6 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (13.75%) Terraform
8 10 (12.50%) SCOM
9 7 (8.75%) Tivoli
10 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
11 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
11 1 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (1.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 52 (65.00%) VMware
2 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.00%) Oracle
4 15 (18.75%) HP
5 11 (13.75%) Cisco
6 10 (12.50%) NetApp
7 8 (10.00%) Google
7 8 (10.00%) Veeam
8 7 (8.75%) Citrix
8 7 (8.75%) EnterpriseDB
8 7 (8.75%) Hitachi
9 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.75%) Aruba
10 3 (3.75%) EqualLogic
10 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.50%) Apple
11 2 (2.50%) Dell
11 2 (2.50%) EMC
11 2 (2.50%) Meraki
11 2 (2.50%) Mitel