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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 202 224 248
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +24
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 69 95 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 0.90% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 8.73% 7.20% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 63 87 105
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
790 1319 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.22% 12.51% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 710 1131 1073
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,900 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 29 April 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in the City of London

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 102 (83.61%) VMware
2 92 (75.41%) Windows
3 63 (51.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (46.72%) Microsoft
5 55 (45.08%) Windows Server
6 53 (43.44%) Active Directory
7 52 (42.62%) Cisco
8 51 (41.80%) Linux
9 48 (39.34%) ITIL
10 46 (37.70%) Citrix
11 33 (27.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (26.23%) SAN
12 32 (26.23%) Firewall
12 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (23.77%) HP
13 29 (23.77%) MS Exchange
13 29 (23.77%) XenServer
14 28 (22.95%) WAN
15 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
15 27 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (22.13%) XenDesktop
16 26 (21.31%) Disaster Recovery
16 26 (21.31%) Finance
16 26 (21.31%) LAN
16 26 (21.31%) DNS
17 25 (20.49%) Puppet
18 24 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
19 23 (18.85%) VMware ESXi
19 23 (18.85%) OpenStack
19 23 (18.85%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 29 (23.77%) MS Exchange
2 23 (18.85%) OpenStack
3 14 (11.48%) CloudStack
3 14 (11.48%) JBoss
3 14 (11.48%) WebLogic
3 14 (11.48%) WebSphere
4 13 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (9.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (7.38%) IIS
7 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.46%) Node.js
10 2 (1.64%) Apache
10 2 (1.64%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.30%) MS Office
3 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) IaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.46%) PaaS
2 3 (2.46%) SoftLayer
3 2 (1.64%) GitHub
3 2 (1.64%) Office 365
3 2 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.23%) Firewall
1 32 (26.23%) SAN
2 28 (22.95%) WAN
3 26 (21.31%) DNS
3 26 (21.31%) LAN
4 17 (13.93%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (12.30%) DHCP
6 10 (8.20%) TCP/IP
7 9 (7.38%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (7.38%) Internet
8 8 (6.56%) iSCSI
8 8 (6.56%) MPLS
9 6 (4.92%) IP Telephony
10 5 (4.10%) LDAP
10 5 (4.10%) NetScaler
10 5 (4.10%) SMTP
10 5 (4.10%) VLAN
11 4 (3.28%) VoIP
12 3 (2.46%) SNMP
12 3 (2.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) Big Data
2 3 (2.46%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.46%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.64%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.48%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.48%) Subversion
2 14 (11.48%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.64%) GitLab
3 2 (1.64%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (21.31%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Back Office
4 5 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.28%) Billing
6 3 (2.46%) Advertising
6 3 (2.46%) Law
6 3 (2.46%) Retail
6 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.82%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 22 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (13.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (12.30%) Analyst
3 15 (12.30%) Server Engineer
3 15 (12.30%) VMware Engineer
4 14 (11.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (8.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (8.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 10 (8.20%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Wintel Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Administrator
7 9 (7.38%) Server Support
7 9 (7.38%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.74%) Mitel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.30%) .NET
1 15 (12.30%) LAMP
2 3 (2.46%) Web Services
2 3 (2.46%) WSH
3 2 (1.64%) Middleware
3 2 (1.64%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (0.82%) HTML
4 1 (0.82%) REST
4 1 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.85%) Data Centre
2 22 (18.03%) Replication
3 20 (16.39%) Clustering
4 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (9.84%) Fat Client
5 12 (9.84%) Thin Client
6 11 (9.02%) VCE vBlock
7 10 (8.20%) EMC VNX
8 7 (5.74%) IVR
9 6 (4.92%) Private Cloud
10 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
10 4 (3.28%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (2.46%) Fintech
11 3 (2.46%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.64%) EqualLogic
12 2 (1.64%) PKI
12 2 (1.64%) PMI
13 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 92 (75.41%) Windows
2 55 (45.08%) Windows Server
3 51 (41.80%) Linux
4 33 (27.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (15.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (15.57%) Unix
6 19 (15.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.02%) VMS
8 9 (7.38%) Windows 2000
8 9 (7.38%) Windows NT
9 6 (4.92%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.28%) Solaris
11 3 (2.46%) CentOS
12 2 (1.64%) AIX
12 2 (1.64%) Debian
12 2 (1.64%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.34%) ITIL
2 26 (21.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (16.39%) DevOps
4 19 (15.57%) Workflow
5 18 (14.75%) Configuration Management
6 17 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (13.93%) Change Management
7 16 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (13.11%) ITIL V3
7 16 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (11.48%) DSDM
8 14 (11.48%) OWASP
8 14 (11.48%) RUP
8 14 (11.48%) Scrum
8 14 (11.48%) Service Delivery
9 13 (10.66%) ITSM
10 12 (9.84%) Migration
11 11 (9.02%) Auto-Scaling
11 11 (9.02%) Build Automation
12 9 (7.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.85%) Python
2 22 (18.03%) Bash Shell
3 18 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 18 (14.75%) Ruby
4 16 (13.11%) Shell Script
4 16 (13.11%) SQL
5 4 (3.28%) Perl
5 4 (3.28%) VBScript
6 3 (2.46%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) Groovy
7 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.64%) VB
8 1 (0.82%) C
8 1 (0.82%) C#
8 1 (0.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (18.85%) MCSE
3 20 (16.39%) MCSA
4 19 (15.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (12.30%) CCNA
7 13 (10.66%) MCP
8 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 5 (4.10%) Degree
10 4 (3.28%) MCITP
11 3 (2.46%) CEH
11 3 (2.46%) ECSA
11 3 (2.46%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.64%) CCA
12 2 (1.64%) CCNP
12 2 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.64%) MCTS
12 2 (1.64%) VCP5
13 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (51.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (43.44%) Active Directory
3 29 (23.77%) XenServer
4 27 (22.13%) XenDesktop
5 23 (18.85%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
7 19 (15.57%) vCloud
7 19 (15.57%) VMware ESX
8 14 (11.48%) Xen
8 14 (11.48%) XenApp
9 8 (6.56%) NFS
10 6 (4.92%) KVM
11 3 (2.46%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.64%) Docker
12 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.64%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.82%) UAG
13 1 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 25 (20.49%) Puppet
2 19 (15.57%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (13.93%) Ansible
4 15 (12.30%) SCCM
5 14 (11.48%) Cobbler
5 14 (11.48%) Salt
5 14 (11.48%) Terraform
5 14 (11.48%) Tivoli
6 11 (9.02%) vMotion
7 10 (8.20%) SCOM
8 6 (4.92%) Nagios
9 5 (4.10%) NetBackup
9 5 (4.10%) WSUS
10 4 (3.28%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.64%) ThinApp
11 2 (1.64%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.82%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.82%) WMI
12 1 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (83.61%) VMware
2 57 (46.72%) Microsoft
3 52 (42.62%) Cisco
4 46 (37.70%) Citrix
5 29 (23.77%) HP
6 23 (18.85%) EMC
7 20 (16.39%) Red Hat
8 15 (12.30%) Dell
9 14 (11.48%) EnterpriseDB
9 14 (11.48%) Oracle
10 13 (10.66%) Veeam
11 8 (6.56%) NetApp
12 7 (5.74%) Mitel
13 4 (3.28%) Splunk
14 3 (2.46%) CommVault
14 3 (2.46%) Juniper
14 3 (2.46%) Rackspace
14 3 (2.46%) Symantec
14 3 (2.46%) Veritas
15 2 (1.64%) Sophos
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago