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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 197 221 237
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +16
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 114 100 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 0.85% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 9.83% 10.09% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 91 90 95
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
London

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
1160 991 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.23% 8.39% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 867 1068
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in the City of London

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 201 (88.16%) VMware
2 171 (75.00%) Windows
3 151 (66.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 130 (57.02%) Active Directory
5 114 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 109 (47.81%) Citrix
7 108 (47.37%) MS Exchange
8 105 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 83 (36.40%) SAN
10 81 (35.53%) Finance
11 75 (32.89%) ITIL
12 74 (32.46%) Cisco
13 72 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
14 69 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 68 (29.82%) Linux
16 63 (27.63%) EMC
17 62 (27.19%) XenApp
18 55 (24.12%) Windows Server 2003
19 54 (23.68%) DNS
19 54 (23.68%) VMware ESX
20 49 (21.49%) DHCP
21 43 (18.86%) Microsoft Certification
22 41 (17.98%) Hyper-V
23 40 (17.54%) NetApp
24 39 (17.11%) Red Hat
25 38 (16.67%) SQL Server
25 38 (16.67%) MCSE
25 38 (16.67%) MS Excel
25 38 (16.67%) LAN
26 36 (15.79%) NetScaler

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 108 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 72 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (8.77%) IIS
6 13 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (5.26%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (3.51%) Lync
10 7 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.32%) Node.js
11 3 (1.32%) CMS
11 3 (1.32%) Apache
11 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.32%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.44%) Confluence
12 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.19%) Office 365
3 3 (1.32%) SaaS
4 2 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (36.40%) SAN
2 54 (23.68%) DNS
3 49 (21.49%) DHCP
4 38 (16.67%) LAN
5 36 (15.79%) NetScaler
6 35 (15.35%) WAN
7 33 (14.47%) Firewall
8 29 (12.72%) TCP/IP
9 22 (9.65%) VPN
9 22 (9.65%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (6.14%) SSL
11 14 (6.14%) Internet
12 13 (5.70%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (5.26%) iSCSI
13 12 (5.26%) Wireless
14 11 (4.82%) VLAN
14 11 (4.82%) Ethernet
15 10 (4.39%) MPLS
16 9 (3.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.75%) MySQL
5 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) IDOL
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.44%) Big Data
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MSI
2 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 81 (35.53%) Finance
2 31 (13.60%) Banking
3 24 (10.53%) Law
4 15 (6.58%) Legal
5 9 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.07%) Cantonese Language
6 7 (3.07%) Advertising
7 6 (2.63%) Retail
7 6 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.19%) Back Office
9 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.88%) Marketing
10 2 (0.88%) Electronics
10 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.44%) Front Office
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (16.23%) Administrator
2 34 (14.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (13.16%) Analyst
4 23 (10.09%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (6.14%) Support Engineer
5 14 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (6.14%) UNIX Administrator
6 13 (5.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 12 (5.26%) Consultant
7 12 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 10 (4.39%) Technical Manager
8 10 (4.39%) Storage Engineer
9 9 (3.95%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.51%) Architect
10 8 (3.51%) Project Engineer
11 7 (3.07%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.07%) Citrix Engineer
11 7 (3.07%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.07%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.75%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.88%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.40%) Clustering
2 21 (9.21%) CLARiiON
3 14 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.39%) Hedge funds
5 10 (4.39%) CMDB
6 9 (3.95%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.51%) Celerra
8 7 (3.07%) EqualLogic
8 7 (3.07%) PKI
9 6 (2.63%) GIS
10 5 (2.19%) Replication
11 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.88%) Firmware
12 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 171 (75.00%) Windows
2 105 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (29.82%) Linux
5 55 (24.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (12.72%) Solaris
7 27 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (9.21%) Windows 7
9 20 (8.77%) UNIX
10 18 (7.89%) AIX
11 15 (6.58%) Windows XP
12 7 (3.07%) Debian
12 7 (3.07%) CentOS
13 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.88%) SELinux
14 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (32.89%) ITIL
2 24 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 20 (8.77%) Migration
4 19 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 18 (7.89%) Release Management
6 16 (7.02%) Service Management
6 16 (7.02%) Configuration Management
7 15 (6.58%) ITIL V3
8 13 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.26%) Change Management
9 12 (5.26%) Capacity Management
10 10 (4.39%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.39%) PRINCE
11 8 (3.51%) MOF
11 8 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (3.51%) Network Management
12 7 (3.07%) Time Management
12 7 (3.07%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (2.63%) Use Case
14 5 (2.19%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.96%) PowerShell
2 20 (8.77%) Perl
3 19 (8.33%) SQL
4 17 (7.46%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.19%) PHP
5 5 (2.19%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.75%) VB
6 4 (1.75%) Python
7 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.32%) C
7 3 (1.32%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.32%) Korn
8 2 (0.88%) VBScript
9 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (18.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (16.67%) MCSE
3 32 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (12.72%) MCSA
6 20 (8.77%) Degree
7 16 (7.02%) CCNP
8 15 (6.58%) CCNA
9 11 (4.82%) MCITP
9 11 (4.82%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.95%) MCP
11 8 (3.51%) A+ Certification
12 5 (2.19%) RHCE
13 4 (1.75%) NCDA
13 4 (1.75%) VCP5
13 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.32%) MCTS
14 3 (1.32%) CCA
14 3 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.32%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.39%) SLA
2 7 (3.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.32%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 151 (66.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (57.02%) Active Directory
3 62 (27.19%) XenApp
4 54 (23.68%) VMware ESX
5 41 (17.98%) Hyper-V
6 31 (13.60%) XenDesktop
7 20 (8.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 19 (8.33%) XenServer
9 16 (7.02%) UAG
9 16 (7.02%) vCloud
10 13 (5.70%) NFS
11 11 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (1.32%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 2 (0.88%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.88%) Xen
16 1 (0.44%) PowerConvert
16 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (12.28%) SCOM
2 27 (11.84%) SCCM
3 19 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 19 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 11 (4.82%) Puppet
5 8 (3.51%) WSUS
5 8 (3.51%) XenMobile
6 6 (2.63%) Nagios
7 5 (2.19%) Cacti
8 4 (1.75%) Legato
9 3 (1.32%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.32%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.88%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.44%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 201 (88.16%) VMware
2 114 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 109 (47.81%) Citrix
4 74 (32.46%) Cisco
5 63 (27.63%) EMC
6 40 (17.54%) NetApp
7 39 (17.11%) Red Hat
8 33 (14.47%) HP
9 19 (8.33%) Oracle
10 18 (7.89%) Symantec
11 16 (7.02%) Infoblox
12 15 (6.58%) Dell
13 14 (6.14%) IBM
13 14 (6.14%) Juniper
13 14 (6.14%) SolarWinds
14 12 (5.26%) CommVault
14 12 (5.26%) McAfee
15 11 (4.82%) Veritas
16 8 (3.51%) F5
17 7 (3.07%) Veeam
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Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car allowance & Benifits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Xceed
Salary: Bonus + Bens
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City, London
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City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training
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City, London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable DOE
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City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
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