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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
London / City of London
Rank 166 207 192
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 54 57 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 0.88% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 8.53% 7.56% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 54 52 101
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,650 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
633 754 1225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.77% 11.66% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 574 662 1071
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 January 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 January 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 82 (89.13%) Windows
2 76 (82.61%) VMware
3 53 (57.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (57.61%) Microsoft
4 52 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 50 (54.35%) Windows Server
6 46 (50.00%) Citrix
7 42 (45.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (44.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (44.57%) XenApp
9 40 (43.48%) ITIL
10 36 (39.13%) MS Exchange
11 34 (36.96%) Linux
12 31 (33.70%) SQL
12 31 (33.70%) Finance
13 27 (29.35%) Firewall
13 27 (29.35%) Exchange Server 2010
14 26 (28.26%) Cisco
15 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
15 25 (27.17%) SCCM
16 24 (26.09%) PowerShell
17 22 (23.91%) DNS
17 22 (23.91%) Unix
18 21 (22.83%) Red Hat
19 20 (21.74%) IIS
19 20 (21.74%) Oracle
19 20 (21.74%) Hyper-V
20 19 (20.65%) DHCP
20 19 (20.65%) SCOM
21 18 (19.57%) WSUS

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 36 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 27 (29.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (21.74%) IIS
4 16 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (16.30%) SharePoint
6 14 (15.22%) Skype for Business
7 12 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (11.96%) Apache
8 11 (11.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (9.78%) CloudStack
9 9 (9.78%) JBoss
9 9 (9.78%) OpenStack
9 9 (9.78%) WebLogic
9 9 (9.78%) WebSphere
9 9 (9.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (8.70%) Alfresco
10 8 (8.70%) Tomcat
11 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (2.17%) IBM Domino
12 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.70%) G Suite
2 8 (8.70%) Mimecast
3 5 (5.43%) Office 365
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.35%) SaaS
5 3 (3.26%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.09%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.09%) IaaS
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.35%) Firewall
2 22 (23.91%) DNS
3 19 (20.65%) DHCP
4 15 (16.30%) SAN
5 14 (15.22%) Skype
6 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 10 (10.87%) NetScaler
8 8 (8.70%) LAN
9 7 (7.61%) VPN
10 6 (6.52%) LDAP
10 6 (6.52%) WAN
11 4 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.35%) MPLS
11 4 (4.35%) VLAN
11 4 (4.35%) VoIP
12 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
12 3 (3.26%) IP Telephony
12 3 (3.26%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.26%) Network Security
13 2 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) MySQL
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.09%) DB2
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
1 9 (9.78%) Subversion
1 9 (9.78%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (33.70%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Publishing
4 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Back Office
5 3 (3.26%) Law
6 2 (2.17%) Legal
6 2 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Analyst
2 15 (16.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.70%) Unix Specialist
5 8 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) LAMP
2 9 (9.78%) .NET
3 3 (3.26%) JSON
3 3 (3.26%) SOAP
3 3 (3.26%) Web Services
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (2.17%) WSH
5 1 (1.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Clustering
1 14 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.96%) PKI
3 8 (8.70%) EMC VNX
4 6 (6.52%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.35%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (3.26%) Replication
7 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.17%) EMC VNXe
7 2 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.17%) iPhone
7 2 (2.17%) iSeries
7 2 (2.17%) User Experience
8 1 (1.09%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (89.13%) Windows
2 50 (54.35%) Windows Server
3 42 (45.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (44.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (36.96%) Linux
6 22 (23.91%) Unix
7 18 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 10 (10.87%) Mac OS X
9 10 (10.87%) Ubuntu
10 9 (9.78%) Debian
11 8 (8.70%) NetWare
11 8 (8.70%) SUSE
12 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.17%) Android
13 2 (2.17%) VMS
13 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
13 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.48%) ITIL
2 17 (18.48%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 14 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (14.13%) Project Management
5 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.87%) Release Management
7 9 (9.78%) Auto-Scaling
7 9 (9.78%) Build Automation
7 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.78%) DSDM
7 9 (9.78%) OWASP
7 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.78%) RUP
7 9 (9.78%) Scrum
7 9 (9.78%) Strategic Planning
8 8 (8.70%) Change Control
8 8 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.70%) SQL
2 24 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.22%) Python
4 13 (14.13%) Bash Shell
5 10 (10.87%) Ruby
6 9 (9.78%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.35%) Perl
8 3 (3.26%) C
8 3 (3.26%) VBScript
9 1 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.22%) MCSE
3 10 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.87%) MCSA
4 9 (9.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.61%) CCNA
6 5 (5.43%) MCP
7 4 (4.35%) CCNP
7 4 (4.35%) Degree
8 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.26%) MCITP
8 3 (3.26%) VCAP
9 1 (1.09%) CCSA
9 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.09%) MCTS
9 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.09%) PMP
9 1 (1.09%) VCDX
9 1 (1.09%) VCP5
9 1 (1.09%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) HIPAA
2 3 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.17%) QA
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (57.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (56.52%) Active Directory
3 41 (44.57%) XenApp
4 20 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 18 (19.57%) XenDesktop
6 12 (13.04%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (13.04%) XenServer
7 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (9.78%) Xen
8 7 (7.61%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (5.43%) VMware ESX
10 4 (4.35%) NFS
10 4 (4.35%) vCloud
11 2 (2.17%) ISA Server
11 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
11 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.09%) Docker
12 1 (1.09%) Shibboleth
12 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (27.17%) SCCM
2 19 (20.65%) SCOM
3 18 (19.57%) WSUS
4 12 (13.04%) Puppet
5 10 (10.87%) Nagios
6 9 (9.78%) Ansible
6 9 (9.78%) Cobbler
6 9 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (9.78%) Salt
6 9 (9.78%) Terraform
6 9 (9.78%) Tivoli
7 8 (8.70%) EMC VPLEX
7 8 (8.70%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 8 (8.70%) Simpana
8 6 (6.52%) NetBackup
9 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
9 3 (3.26%) Kibana
9 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (3.26%) WMI
10 2 (2.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 76 (82.61%) VMware
2 53 (57.61%) Microsoft
3 46 (50.00%) Citrix
4 26 (28.26%) Cisco
5 21 (22.83%) Red Hat
6 20 (21.74%) Oracle
7 16 (17.39%) HP
8 13 (14.13%) EMC
9 12 (13.04%) CommVault
9 12 (13.04%) NetApp
10 9 (9.78%) EnterpriseDB
11 8 (8.70%) Google
11 8 (8.70%) Novell
12 6 (6.52%) Dell
13 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
13 5 (5.43%) Sophos
13 5 (5.43%) Veeam
14 4 (4.35%) Avaya
14 4 (4.35%) Mitel
15 3 (3.26%) Juniper
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45069.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £75000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago