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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 194 205 196
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 137 136 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 1.14% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 10.29% 11.82% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 116 120 122
Average salary £52,500 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
1331 1151 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.11% 9.65% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1034 1126
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +5.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 December 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 December 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.

1 242 (96.41%) VMware
2 182 (72.51%) Windows
3 180 (71.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 148 (58.96%) Microsoft
5 118 (47.01%) Citrix
5 118 (47.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 117 (46.61%) Active Directory
7 110 (43.82%) MS Exchange
8 97 (38.65%) SAN
9 80 (31.87%) Linux
10 79 (31.47%) Finance
11 77 (30.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 76 (30.28%) Cisco
13 74 (29.48%) ITIL
14 72 (28.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 71 (28.29%) DNS
16 69 (27.49%) XenApp
17 66 (26.29%) EMC
18 60 (23.90%) DHCP
19 58 (23.11%) HP
20 55 (21.91%) NetApp
21 54 (21.51%) SQL Server
21 54 (21.51%) Windows Server 2003
22 51 (20.32%) VMware ESX
23 49 (19.52%) WAN
24 48 (19.12%) LAN
25 47 (18.73%) Firewall
26 42 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
27 39 (15.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 38 (15.14%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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
1 110 (43.82%) MS Exchange
2 77 (30.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (14.74%) SharePoint
4 24 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (9.56%) Lync
5 17 (6.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (6.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (5.18%) IIS
9 5 (1.99%) Apache
10 4 (1.59%) WorkSite
11 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.80%) CMS
13 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (15.14%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.77%) MS Office
3 7 (2.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.78%) Office 365
3 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.20%) PaaS
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (38.65%) SAN
2 71 (28.29%) DNS
3 60 (23.90%) DHCP
4 49 (19.52%) WAN
5 48 (19.12%) LAN
6 47 (18.73%) Firewall
7 34 (13.55%) VPN
8 30 (11.95%) NetScaler
9 28 (11.16%) TCP/IP
10 19 (7.57%) iSCSI
10 19 (7.57%) Wireless
11 18 (7.17%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (7.17%) NAS
11 18 (7.17%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (6.77%) VLAN
13 16 (6.37%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (5.18%) MPLS
15 11 (4.38%) IPsec
16 10 (3.98%) SSL
17 9 (3.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.78%) DB2
4 10 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.40%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) IDOL
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) JIRA
1 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.40%) MSI
General
1 79 (31.47%) Finance
2 24 (9.56%) Banking
3 20 (7.97%) Law
4 16 (6.37%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.98%) Legal
6 8 (3.19%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.79%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.79%) Back Office
8 6 (2.39%) Retail
9 3 (1.20%) Marketing
9 3 (1.20%) Electronics
9 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.20%) Advertising
10 2 (0.80%) Games
10 2 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (13.15%) Analyst
2 32 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (10.76%) Architect
4 25 (9.96%) Server Engineer
5 21 (8.37%) Storage Engineer
6 19 (7.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 18 (7.17%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.77%) Consultant
9 14 (5.58%) Administrator
10 10 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (3.98%) Network Engineer
11 9 (3.59%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.59%) Technical Support
12 8 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.19%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.19%) Citrix Engineer
12 8 (3.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.19%) Citrix Support
12 8 (3.19%) Senior Architect
12 8 (3.19%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (1.20%) Web Services
2 2 (0.80%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) XMPP
3 1 (0.40%) JSON
3 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.40%) WSH
3 1 (0.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.96%) Clustering
3 19 (7.57%) Blackberry
4 15 (5.98%) CLARiiON
5 14 (5.58%) Replication
5 14 (5.58%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.38%) GIS
7 10 (3.98%) Hedge funds
8 8 (3.19%) PKI
8 8 (3.19%) EqualLogic
9 6 (2.39%) CMDB
9 6 (2.39%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.59%) Symmetrix
11 3 (1.20%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.20%) DTV
11 3 (1.20%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.80%) Celerra
12 2 (0.80%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 182 (72.51%) Windows
2 118 (47.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (31.87%) Linux
4 72 (28.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (21.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (13.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (10.76%) Solaris
8 26 (10.36%) UNIX
9 24 (9.56%) Windows 7
10 14 (5.58%) AIX
10 14 (5.58%) CentOS
11 11 (4.38%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.39%) Android
13 4 (1.59%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.80%) VMS
14 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.80%) Debian
14 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.48%) ITIL
2 21 (8.37%) Migration
3 15 (5.98%) Programme Management
3 15 (5.98%) PRINCE
4 12 (4.78%) Configuration Management
4 12 (4.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (4.78%) Load Balancing
5 11 (4.38%) Project Management
6 10 (3.98%) Change Management
6 10 (3.98%) Network Management
6 10 (3.98%) Change Control
6 10 (3.98%) Problem Management
7 8 (3.19%) Release Management
7 8 (3.19%) Investment Management
7 8 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (3.19%) Capacity Management
7 8 (3.19%) ITIL V3
8 7 (2.79%) Use Case
8 7 (2.79%) Incident Management
8 7 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.14%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.37%) SQL
3 14 (5.58%) PHP
4 13 (5.18%) Perl
5 12 (4.78%) Bash Shell
6 11 (4.38%) VB
7 6 (2.39%) VBScript
8 5 (1.99%) Python
9 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.20%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.20%) Ruby
10 3 (1.20%) Korn
10 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.20%) C
11 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.40%) R
12 1 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (15.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 38 (15.14%) MCSE
4 32 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (9.56%) MCSA
6 22 (8.76%) Degree
7 19 (7.57%) CCNP
8 18 (7.17%) MCITP
9 14 (5.58%) Security Cleared
10 10 (3.98%) CCNA
11 7 (2.79%) RHCE
12 5 (1.99%) MCP
13 4 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.59%) MCTS
13 4 (1.59%) NCDA
14 3 (1.20%) VCAP
14 3 (1.20%) VCP5
14 3 (1.20%) BC Cleared
14 3 (1.20%) A+ Certification
14 3 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.38%) SLA
2 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 180 (71.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (46.61%) Active Directory
3 69 (27.49%) XenApp
4 51 (20.32%) VMware ESX
5 33 (13.15%) XenDesktop
6 32 (12.75%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (11.55%) Hyper-V
8 21 (8.37%) vCloud
9 16 (6.37%) XenServer
10 14 (5.58%) NFS
11 12 (4.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (4.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 10 (3.98%) UAG
13 7 (2.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (1.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (1.59%) Firmware
15 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (1.59%) Xen
15 4 (1.59%) Veritas File System
16 3 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (12.35%) SCCM
2 27 (10.76%) SCOM
3 14 (5.58%) NetBackup
4 13 (5.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 13 (5.18%) XenMobile
5 12 (4.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (2.79%) SCOrch
6 7 (2.79%) Cacti
6 7 (2.79%) Legato
6 7 (2.79%) Nagios
7 6 (2.39%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.39%) SCVMM
8 5 (1.99%) HP SIM
8 5 (1.99%) WSUS
9 4 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.59%) Puppet
10 3 (1.20%) SCSM
10 3 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.80%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.80%) WMI
Vendors
1 242 (96.41%) VMware
2 148 (58.96%) Microsoft
3 118 (47.01%) Citrix
4 76 (30.28%) Cisco
5 66 (26.29%) EMC
6 58 (23.11%) HP
7 55 (21.91%) NetApp
8 34 (13.55%) Red Hat
9 30 (11.95%) Dell
10 26 (10.36%) Juniper
11 21 (8.37%) Oracle
12 20 (7.97%) Brocade
13 17 (6.77%) Symantec
14 15 (5.98%) IBM
15 14 (5.58%) Veeam
16 13 (5.18%) Infoblox
16 13 (5.18%) Veritas
17 11 (4.38%) SolarWinds
17 11 (4.38%) F5
18 10 (3.98%) Mitel
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + minimum 20% bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago