The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
London / City of London
Rank 185 194 207
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 47 62 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.90% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 7.54% 7.86% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 106
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,200 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
623 789 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.46% 11.50% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 572 678 1098
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

vSphere
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the City of London region.

vSphere Salary Trend in the City of London

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in the City of London

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 83 (92.22%) Windows
2 77 (85.56%) VMware
3 57 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
5 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 47 (52.22%) Citrix
6 47 (52.22%) Windows Server
7 45 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (47.78%) XenApp
9 42 (46.67%) ITIL
10 38 (42.22%) MS Exchange
11 34 (37.78%) Linux
12 32 (35.56%) SQL
12 32 (35.56%) Finance
13 30 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 29 (32.22%) Firewall
15 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
16 25 (27.78%) IIS
17 24 (26.67%) Unix
17 24 (26.67%) Cisco
18 22 (24.44%) DNS
19 21 (23.33%) Oracle
19 21 (23.33%) XenDesktop
19 21 (23.33%) Hyper-V
19 21 (23.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
20 20 (22.22%) SCCM
20 20 (22.22%) SCOM
21 19 (21.11%) DHCP
22 18 (20.00%) SharePoint

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 38 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 30 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (27.78%) IIS
4 18 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 17 (18.89%) Skype for Business
6 15 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (14.44%) Apache
8 12 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (11.11%) Alfresco
9 10 (11.11%) Tomcat
10 8 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (8.89%) CloudStack
10 8 (8.89%) JBoss
10 8 (8.89%) OpenStack
10 8 (8.89%) WebLogic
10 8 (8.89%) WebSphere
10 8 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (2.22%) IBM Domino
11 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
12 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.11%) G Suite
3 6 (6.67%) Mimecast
4 4 (4.44%) Office 365
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.11%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.11%) IaaS
6 1 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) PaaS
6 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.22%) Firewall
2 22 (24.44%) DNS
3 19 (21.11%) DHCP
4 17 (18.89%) Skype
5 13 (14.44%) SAN
6 12 (13.33%) NetScaler
7 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
8 8 (8.89%) LAN
8 8 (8.89%) VPN
9 7 (7.78%) WAN
10 4 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.44%) IP Telephony
10 4 (4.44%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.44%) MPLS
11 3 (3.33%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.33%) LDAP
11 3 (3.33%) Network Security
11 3 (3.33%) VLAN
11 3 (3.33%) VoIP
11 3 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) MySQL
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.89%) Jenkins
1 8 (8.89%) Subversion
1 8 (8.89%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (35.56%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Banking
2 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Publishing
4 3 (3.33%) Law
5 2 (2.22%) Back Office
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Analyst
2 17 (18.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
4 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) LAMP
2 8 (8.89%) .NET
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (1.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Clustering
2 14 (15.56%) PKI
3 10 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 10 (11.11%) EMC VNX
4 6 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.22%) iSeries
6 2 (2.22%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.11%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) iPhone
7 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (92.22%) Windows
2 47 (52.22%) Windows Server
3 45 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (37.78%) Linux
5 24 (26.67%) Unix
6 18 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (14.44%) Windows 7
7 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (13.33%) Ubuntu
9 11 (12.22%) Mac OS X
10 10 (11.11%) Debian
10 10 (11.11%) NetWare
10 10 (11.11%) SUSE
11 3 (3.33%) Solaris
12 2 (2.22%) VMS
12 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.22%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.67%) ITIL
2 21 (23.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 14 (15.56%) Project Management
4 13 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (14.44%) Release Management
5 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2
5 11 (12.22%) Strategic Planning
6 10 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 10 (11.11%) Change Control
6 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 10 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (11.11%) Document Management
6 10 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.89%) Build Automation
8 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.89%) DSDM
8 8 (8.89%) OWASP
8 8 (8.89%) RUP
8 8 (8.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.56%) SQL
2 18 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (10.00%) Python
4 8 (8.89%) Ruby
4 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.33%) C
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.67%) MCSE
3 12 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (11.11%) CCNA
5 9 (10.00%) MCSA
6 8 (8.89%) MCP
7 6 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.33%) CCNP
8 3 (3.33%) Degree
9 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.11%) CCA
10 1 (1.11%) CCSA
10 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.11%) MCITP
10 1 (1.11%) MCTS
10 1 (1.11%) VCAP
10 1 (1.11%) VCP5
10 1 (1.11%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
3 43 (47.78%) XenApp
4 21 (23.33%) Hyper-V
4 21 (23.33%) XenDesktop
5 13 (14.44%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 11 (12.22%) XenServer
7 8 (8.89%) Xen
8 6 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.33%) NFS
10 2 (2.22%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.22%) vCloud
10 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.11%) Shibboleth
11 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (22.22%) SCCM
1 20 (22.22%) SCOM
2 18 (20.00%) WSUS
3 12 (13.33%) Nagios
4 10 (11.11%) EMC VPLEX
4 10 (11.11%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 10 (11.11%) Puppet
4 10 (11.11%) Simpana
5 8 (8.89%) Ansible
5 8 (8.89%) Cobbler
5 8 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (8.89%) Salt
5 8 (8.89%) Terraform
5 8 (8.89%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.22%) vMotion
8 1 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.11%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 77 (85.56%) VMware
2 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 47 (52.22%) Citrix
4 24 (26.67%) Cisco
5 21 (23.33%) Oracle
6 18 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 17 (18.89%) EMC
8 16 (17.78%) HP
9 12 (13.33%) CommVault
9 12 (13.33%) NetApp
10 10 (11.11%) Google
10 10 (11.11%) Novell
11 9 (10.00%) Dell
12 8 (8.89%) EnterpriseDB
13 6 (6.67%) Veeam
14 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
14 5 (5.56%) Veritas
15 4 (4.44%) Avaya
15 4 (4.44%) Mitel
16 3 (3.33%) AppSense
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FT Select
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: 16 days ago