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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 192 230 197
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -33
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 119 89 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 0.84% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 9.31% 9.18% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 109 83 111
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £69,800 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1278 970 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.30% 9.20% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 886 971
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 2 March 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in the City of London

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 241 (95.26%) VMware
2 180 (71.15%) Windows
2 180 (71.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (55.34%) Microsoft
4 123 (48.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 117 (46.25%) Active Directory
6 106 (41.90%) MS Exchange
7 103 (40.71%) Citrix
8 95 (37.55%) SAN
9 85 (33.60%) Linux
10 82 (32.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 78 (30.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 69 (27.27%) HP
13 68 (26.88%) Cisco
14 66 (26.09%) NetApp
15 63 (24.90%) DNS
15 63 (24.90%) Finance
16 62 (24.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 60 (23.72%) ITIL
18 57 (22.53%) XenApp
19 55 (21.74%) EMC
20 53 (20.95%) SQL Server
21 47 (18.58%) DHCP
22 43 (17.00%) MS Excel
22 43 (17.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 42 (16.60%) Firewall
24 40 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
25 37 (14.62%) MCSE
26 36 (14.23%) SharePoint
26 36 (14.23%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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
1 106 (41.90%) MS Exchange
2 78 (30.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (14.23%) SharePoint
4 33 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (11.46%) Lync
6 21 (8.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (5.53%) IIS
9 13 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (5.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (4.35%) Apache
11 9 (3.56%) WorkSite
12 3 (1.19%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.40%) Drupal
14 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 43 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.09%) MS Office
3 9 (3.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.35%) Office 365
3 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.19%) PaaS
4 2 (0.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Heroku
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (37.55%) SAN
2 63 (24.90%) DNS
3 47 (18.58%) DHCP
4 42 (16.60%) Firewall
5 34 (13.44%) WAN
6 33 (13.04%) LAN
7 27 (10.67%) NAS
8 26 (10.28%) TCP/IP
9 20 (7.91%) VPN
9 20 (7.91%) NetScaler
10 19 (7.51%) iSCSI
11 18 (7.11%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (4.74%) Wireless
12 12 (4.74%) VLAN
13 9 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (3.16%) VoIP
15 7 (2.77%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (2.77%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (2.37%) Multicast
16 6 (2.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.74%) DB2
5 11 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.40%) MySQL
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) IDOL
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.40%) Hudson
2 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 63 (24.90%) Finance
2 27 (10.67%) Law
3 23 (9.09%) Banking
4 19 (7.51%) Legal
5 17 (6.72%) Telecoms
6 13 (5.14%) Retail
7 8 (3.16%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.98%) Back Office
9 4 (1.58%) Electronics
9 4 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.58%) Marketing
10 3 (1.19%) Publishing
11 2 (0.79%) Games
11 2 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (15.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (14.62%) Architect
3 28 (11.07%) Analyst
4 23 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 20 (7.91%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.91%) Administrator
6 17 (6.72%) Consultant
7 16 (6.32%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (6.32%) Storage Engineer
8 14 (5.53%) Senior Architect
9 13 (5.14%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (5.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (4.74%) Technical Architect
11 10 (3.95%) Technical Support
12 9 (3.56%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.16%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.16%) Technical Specialist
13 8 (3.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.37%) Web Services
2 1 (0.40%) WSH
2 1 (0.40%) SAML
2 1 (0.40%) Spring
2 1 (0.40%) XMPP
2 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.40%) JSON
2 1 (0.40%) Spring MVC
2 1 (0.40%) Spring Security
2 1 (0.40%) Spring Integration
2 1 (0.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.28%) Clustering
2 25 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.91%) Replication
4 17 (6.72%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.95%) Hedge funds
6 8 (3.16%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (2.77%) GIS
8 6 (2.37%) CLARiiON
9 5 (1.98%) PKI
9 5 (1.98%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.58%) Symmetrix
10 4 (1.58%) DTV
11 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.79%) Chemistry
12 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.79%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.79%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 180 (71.15%) Windows
2 123 (48.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (33.60%) Linux
4 82 (32.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (24.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (13.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (11.07%) Windows 7
7 28 (11.07%) UNIX
8 20 (7.91%) Solaris
9 18 (7.11%) CentOS
10 12 (4.74%) AIX
11 8 (3.16%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.37%) Android
13 5 (1.98%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.19%) VMS
15 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.79%) Debian
16 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.72%) ITIL
2 16 (6.32%) Configuration Management
2 16 (6.32%) Migration
2 16 (6.32%) Programme Management
3 15 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (4.35%) Project Management
6 10 (3.95%) Service Delivery
6 10 (3.95%) OO
6 10 (3.95%) OOD
6 10 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (3.95%) Business Continuity
6 10 (3.95%) Load Balancing
7 9 (3.56%) Mentoring
7 9 (3.56%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (3.16%) Change Control
9 7 (2.77%) Investment Management
9 7 (2.77%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (2.77%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.77%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.44%) SQL
2 29 (11.46%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.35%) PHP
4 10 (3.95%) Perl
5 9 (3.56%) VB
6 6 (2.37%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.37%) VBScript
7 5 (1.98%) Python
8 4 (1.58%) Ruby
9 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.79%) Java
10 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.40%) AWK
11 1 (0.40%) R
11 1 (0.40%) sed
Qualifications
1 43 (17.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 40 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (14.62%) MCSE
4 33 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (7.51%) MCITP
5 19 (7.51%) Degree
6 18 (7.11%) CCNA
7 14 (5.53%) MCSA
7 14 (5.53%) CCNP
7 14 (5.53%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (5.14%) CCA
9 6 (2.37%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.37%) VCP4
10 3 (1.19%) VCAP
10 3 (1.19%) VCP5
10 3 (1.19%) RHCE
10 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.79%) NCDA
12 1 (0.40%) CCIA
12 1 (0.40%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 180 (71.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (46.25%) Active Directory
3 57 (22.53%) XenApp
4 36 (14.23%) VMware ESX
5 34 (13.44%) Hyper-V
6 32 (12.65%) XenDesktop
7 28 (11.07%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (7.51%) vCloud
9 13 (5.14%) NFS
10 11 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (3.95%) VMware Server
12 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (3.16%) XenServer
13 5 (1.98%) Firmware
14 4 (1.58%) Xen
14 4 (1.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (1.58%) Veritas File System
14 4 (1.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 2 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 28 (11.07%) SCCM
2 22 (8.70%) SCOM
3 15 (5.93%) NetBackup
4 14 (5.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (4.35%) SCOrch
6 10 (3.95%) Puppet
6 10 (3.95%) SCVMM
7 9 (3.56%) XenMobile
8 7 (2.77%) Backup Exec
9 6 (2.37%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.98%) SCSM
10 5 (1.98%) Nagios
11 4 (1.58%) Legato
11 4 (1.58%) WSUS
11 4 (1.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (1.58%) Cacti
12 3 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.79%) WMI
13 2 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 241 (95.26%) VMware
2 140 (55.34%) Microsoft
3 103 (40.71%) Citrix
4 69 (27.27%) HP
5 68 (26.88%) Cisco
6 66 (26.09%) NetApp
7 55 (21.74%) EMC
8 27 (10.67%) Dell
9 23 (9.09%) Red Hat
10 22 (8.70%) Brocade
10 22 (8.70%) Veeam
11 20 (7.91%) Oracle
12 18 (7.11%) Juniper
13 17 (6.72%) IBM
14 16 (6.32%) Symantec
15 15 (5.93%) Veritas
16 12 (4.74%) AppSense
17 7 (2.77%) Clearswift
17 7 (2.77%) Avaya
18 6 (2.37%) Mitel
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