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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 189 228 251
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 67 83 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 0.80% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 8.30% 8.55% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 57 68 100
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £36,300 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,650 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
807 971 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.84% 9.40% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 746 858 1191
Median salary £53,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 2016, 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.

1 112 (85.50%) VMware
2 107 (81.68%) Windows
3 72 (54.96%) Windows Server
4 71 (54.20%) Active Directory
5 70 (53.44%) Microsoft
5 70 (53.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 67 (51.15%) Cisco
7 54 (41.22%) Citrix
8 50 (38.17%) Linux
8 50 (38.17%) ITIL
9 43 (32.82%) Firewall
10 39 (29.77%) SAN
11 37 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 35 (26.72%) MS Exchange
12 35 (26.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (24.43%) Finance
13 32 (24.43%) XenDesktop
14 31 (23.66%) MS Excel
15 30 (22.90%) HP
15 30 (22.90%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (22.14%) EMC
16 29 (22.14%) LAN
16 29 (22.14%) WAN
16 29 (22.14%) XenServer
17 28 (21.37%) Puppet
18 26 (19.85%) VMware ESXi
18 26 (19.85%) Amazon AWS
19 25 (19.08%) Data Centre
19 25 (19.08%) DNS
19 25 (19.08%) MS Office

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 35 (26.72%) MS Exchange
2 23 (17.56%) OpenStack
3 14 (10.69%) CloudStack
3 14 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.69%) JBoss
3 14 (10.69%) WebLogic
3 14 (10.69%) WebSphere
4 12 (9.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (7.63%) IIS
6 9 (6.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.53%) Apache
10 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.53%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.76%) Confluence
11 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (23.66%) MS Excel
2 25 (19.08%) MS Office
3 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.76%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.34%) Office 365
4 5 (3.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.82%) Dropbox
4 5 (3.82%) OneDrive
5 4 (3.05%) IaaS
5 4 (3.05%) PaaS
6 3 (2.29%) SaaS
6 3 (2.29%) SoftLayer
7 2 (1.53%) GitHub
8 1 (0.76%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (32.82%) Firewall
2 39 (29.77%) SAN
3 29 (22.14%) LAN
3 29 (22.14%) WAN
4 25 (19.08%) DNS
5 20 (15.27%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (12.98%) DHCP
7 12 (9.16%) TCP/IP
8 10 (7.63%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (6.87%) VLAN
10 8 (6.11%) iSCSI
11 7 (5.34%) Internet
12 6 (4.58%) IP Telephony
13 5 (3.82%) LDAP
13 5 (3.82%) MPLS
13 5 (3.82%) VoIP
14 4 (3.05%) NAS
14 4 (3.05%) NetScaler
14 4 (3.05%) WLAN
15 3 (2.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.29%) MySQL
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.53%) Big Data
3 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.76%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.69%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.69%) Subversion
2 14 (10.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.53%) GitLab
3 2 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.53%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.76%) FishEye
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 32 (24.43%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Banking
3 7 (5.34%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.58%) Back Office
4 6 (4.58%) Law
5 4 (3.05%) Billing
5 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.29%) Advertising
6 3 (2.29%) Retail
7 2 (1.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (20.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (16.79%) Analyst
3 21 (16.03%) Server Engineer
4 18 (13.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (12.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (11.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (11.45%) VMware Engineer
7 14 (10.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (9.92%) Administrator
9 12 (9.16%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (8.40%) EMC Engineer
10 11 (8.40%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (6.87%) EMC Storage Engineer
11 9 (6.87%) Storage Engineer
11 9 (6.87%) Support Engineer
11 9 (6.87%) Wintel Engineer
12 8 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (6.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 8 (6.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.21%) LAMP
2 15 (11.45%) .NET
3 3 (2.29%) Web Services
4 2 (1.53%) Middleware
4 2 (1.53%) Node.js
4 2 (1.53%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (0.76%) HTML
5 1 (0.76%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.08%) Data Centre
2 23 (17.56%) Replication
3 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (10.69%) EMC VNX
5 13 (9.92%) Clustering
6 12 (9.16%) Fat Client
6 12 (9.16%) Thin Client
6 12 (9.16%) VCE vBlock
7 6 (4.58%) Private Cloud
7 6 (4.58%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.05%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (2.29%) Fintech
9 3 (2.29%) IVR
9 3 (2.29%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.53%) PKI
10 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 107 (81.68%) Windows
2 72 (54.96%) Windows Server
3 50 (38.17%) Linux
4 37 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (26.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (17.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (14.50%) Unix
9 15 (11.45%) Windows 7
10 11 (8.40%) VMS
11 9 (6.87%) Windows 10
11 9 (6.87%) Windows 2000
11 9 (6.87%) Windows NT
12 4 (3.05%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.29%) Android
13 3 (2.29%) Debian
14 2 (1.53%) CentOS
14 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.53%) Solaris
14 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.17%) ITIL
2 30 (22.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (16.03%) Configuration Management
4 20 (15.27%) DevOps
5 17 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.98%) Change Management
5 17 (12.98%) Workflow
6 16 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (12.21%) ITIL V3
6 16 (12.21%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (10.69%) DSDM
7 14 (10.69%) ITSM
7 14 (10.69%) OWASP
7 14 (10.69%) RUP
7 14 (10.69%) Scrum
7 14 (10.69%) Service Delivery
8 13 (9.92%) Migration
9 12 (9.16%) Auto-Scaling
9 12 (9.16%) Build Automation
9 12 (9.16%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.79%) Bash Shell
1 22 (16.79%) Python
2 21 (16.03%) PowerShell
3 17 (12.98%) Ruby
3 17 (12.98%) SQL
4 16 (12.21%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.29%) C
6 2 (1.53%) Groovy
6 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.53%) Perl
6 2 (1.53%) PHP
6 2 (1.53%) VB
6 2 (1.53%) VBScript
7 1 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (15.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (12.98%) MCSE
4 16 (12.21%) MCSA
5 12 (9.16%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (8.40%) CCNA
6 11 (8.40%) MCP
7 6 (4.58%) Degree
8 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.29%) CEH
9 3 (2.29%) ECSA
9 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (1.53%) CCA
10 2 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.53%) VCP5
11 1 (0.76%) CCNP
11 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.76%) PMP
11 1 (0.76%) RHCA
11 1 (0.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (54.20%) Active Directory
2 70 (53.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (24.43%) XenDesktop
4 29 (22.14%) XenServer
5 26 (19.85%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (16.79%) Hyper-V
7 20 (15.27%) vCloud
8 19 (14.50%) VMware ESX
9 14 (10.69%) Xen
9 14 (10.69%) XenApp
10 11 (8.40%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (4.58%) KVM
11 6 (4.58%) NFS
12 4 (3.05%) Terminal Services
13 3 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (1.53%) Docker
14 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (1.53%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 28 (21.37%) Puppet
2 20 (15.27%) SCCM
3 17 (12.98%) Ansible
3 17 (12.98%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (10.69%) Cobbler
4 14 (10.69%) Salt
4 14 (10.69%) Terraform
4 14 (10.69%) Tivoli
5 12 (9.16%) SCOM
5 12 (9.16%) vMotion
6 8 (6.11%) WSUS
7 7 (5.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (4.58%) Nagios
9 5 (3.82%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (3.82%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (3.82%) XenMobile
10 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (3.05%) NetBackup
11 3 (2.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 112 (85.50%) VMware
2 70 (53.44%) Microsoft
3 67 (51.15%) Cisco
4 54 (41.22%) Citrix
5 30 (22.90%) HP
6 29 (22.14%) EMC
7 22 (16.79%) Red Hat
8 16 (12.21%) Dell
8 16 (12.21%) Oracle
9 14 (10.69%) EnterpriseDB
10 13 (9.92%) Veeam
11 11 (8.40%) Symantec
12 6 (4.58%) Intel Security
13 5 (3.82%) Altiris
13 5 (3.82%) Bloomberg
13 5 (3.82%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.82%) FactSet
13 5 (3.82%) NetApp
14 4 (3.05%) Splunk
15 3 (2.29%) Rackspace
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