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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 198 226 231
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 118 106 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 0.89% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 9.83% 10.29% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 96 94 105
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,650 £40,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £66,875 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
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
1201 1030 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.59% 8.67% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 895 1100
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 203 (89.04%) VMware
2 169 (74.12%) Windows
3 149 (65.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 125 (54.82%) Active Directory
5 113 (49.56%) Microsoft
6 107 (46.93%) MS Exchange
7 105 (46.05%) Citrix
7 105 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 86 (37.72%) Finance
9 83 (36.40%) SAN
10 75 (32.89%) Cisco
10 75 (32.89%) ITIL
11 72 (31.58%) Linux
11 72 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 67 (29.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 64 (28.07%) EMC
14 59 (25.88%) XenApp
15 57 (25.00%) DNS
16 53 (23.25%) VMware ESX
17 51 (22.37%) DHCP
18 50 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
19 44 (19.30%) SQL Server
20 43 (18.86%) Microsoft Certification
21 42 (18.42%) Red Hat
22 41 (17.98%) NetApp
23 40 (17.54%) MCSE
24 39 (17.11%) LAN
24 39 (17.11%) Hyper-V
25 36 (15.79%) WAN
25 36 (15.79%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 107 (46.93%) MS Exchange
2 72 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (8.77%) IIS
5 19 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 15 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (4.82%) Lync
7 11 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.19%) Apache
10 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.32%) CMS
10 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.32%) WorkSite
10 3 (1.32%) Node.js
11 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.63%) Office 365
2 3 (1.32%) SaaS
3 2 (0.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (36.40%) SAN
2 57 (25.00%) DNS
3 51 (22.37%) DHCP
4 39 (17.11%) LAN
5 36 (15.79%) WAN
6 35 (15.35%) Firewall
7 33 (14.47%) NetScaler
8 30 (13.16%) TCP/IP
9 24 (10.53%) VPN
10 22 (9.65%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (5.70%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (5.70%) Wireless
12 13 (5.70%) SSL
13 12 (5.26%) Internet
13 12 (5.26%) iSCSI
14 11 (4.82%) NAS
14 11 (4.82%) Ethernet
15 10 (4.39%) MPLS
15 10 (4.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.75%) MySQL
4 4 (1.75%) DB2
5 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.44%) IDOL
6 1 (0.44%) Big Data
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MSI
2 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 86 (37.72%) Finance
2 33 (14.47%) Banking
3 21 (9.21%) Law
4 12 (5.26%) Legal
5 11 (4.82%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.63%) Advertising
7 6 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.19%) Back Office
8 5 (2.19%) Retail
9 4 (1.75%) Cantonese Language
10 2 (0.88%) Marketing
10 2 (0.88%) Electronics
10 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.44%) Front Office
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (15.79%) Administrator
2 33 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (13.60%) Analyst
4 22 (9.65%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (6.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (6.14%) Support Engineer
5 14 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (6.14%) Server Engineer
6 13 (5.70%) Storage Engineer
7 12 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
7 12 (5.26%) Consultant
8 11 (4.82%) Architect
9 10 (4.39%) Technical Manager
10 9 (3.95%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.07%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.63%) Citrix Engineer
12 6 (2.63%) Technical Support
12 6 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.63%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.75%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.88%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.96%) Clustering
2 21 (9.21%) CLARiiON
3 17 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.14%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.26%) Blackberry
6 10 (4.39%) CMDB
6 10 (4.39%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.51%) Celerra
8 7 (3.07%) GIS
8 7 (3.07%) EqualLogic
8 7 (3.07%) PKI
8 7 (3.07%) Client/Server
8 7 (3.07%) Replication
9 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.88%) DTV
10 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.44%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 169 (74.12%) Windows
2 105 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (31.58%) Linux
4 67 (29.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (14.04%) Solaris
7 30 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (10.53%) UNIX
9 19 (8.33%) AIX
10 18 (7.89%) Windows 7
11 16 (7.02%) Windows XP
12 7 (3.07%) CentOS
12 7 (3.07%) Debian
13 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.88%) SELinux
15 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.44%) Android
15 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (32.89%) ITIL
2 22 (9.65%) Problem Management
3 20 (8.77%) Migration
4 18 (7.89%) Release Management
5 17 (7.46%) Load Balancing
6 16 (7.02%) Configuration Management
7 15 (6.58%) ITIL V3
8 14 (6.14%) Service Management
9 12 (5.26%) Change Management
9 12 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.26%) Capacity Management
10 11 (4.82%) PRINCE
11 10 (4.39%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.51%) Network Management
13 6 (2.63%) Time Management
13 6 (2.63%) Programme Management
13 6 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (2.63%) Use Case
13 6 (2.63%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.96%) PowerShell
2 21 (9.21%) Perl
3 19 (8.33%) SQL
4 17 (7.46%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.07%) PHP
6 6 (2.63%) Python
7 5 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.19%) VB
8 3 (1.32%) Korn
8 3 (1.32%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.32%) C
8 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.88%) VBScript
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (18.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (17.54%) MCSE
3 32 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (13.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (12.72%) MCSA
6 20 (8.77%) Degree
7 17 (7.46%) CCNP
8 14 (6.14%) CCNA
9 12 (5.26%) MCITP
10 11 (4.82%) Security Cleared
11 8 (3.51%) A+ Certification
11 8 (3.51%) MCP
12 5 (2.19%) RHCE
13 4 (1.75%) NCDA
13 4 (1.75%) VCP5
13 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.32%) MCTS
14 3 (1.32%) CCA
14 3 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.32%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.39%) SLA
2 7 (3.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.32%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 149 (65.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (54.82%) Active Directory
3 59 (25.88%) XenApp
4 53 (23.25%) VMware ESX
5 39 (17.11%) Hyper-V
6 27 (11.84%) XenDesktop
7 20 (8.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 16 (7.02%) UAG
8 16 (7.02%) XenServer
9 15 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (6.14%) vCloud
10 14 (6.14%) NFS
11 6 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (2.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.88%) Veritas File System
13 2 (0.88%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.88%) Xen
13 2 (0.88%) Firmware
13 2 (0.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (12.28%) SCOM
2 27 (11.84%) SCCM
3 19 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 18 (7.89%) NetBackup
5 11 (4.82%) Puppet
6 8 (3.51%) XenMobile
7 7 (3.07%) WSUS
8 6 (2.63%) Legato
8 6 (2.63%) Nagios
9 5 (2.19%) Cacti
10 4 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.32%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.44%) Ansible
13 1 (0.44%) Salt
13 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 203 (89.04%) VMware
2 113 (49.56%) Microsoft
3 105 (46.05%) Citrix
4 75 (32.89%) Cisco
5 64 (28.07%) EMC
6 42 (18.42%) Red Hat
7 41 (17.98%) NetApp
8 33 (14.47%) HP
9 23 (10.09%) Oracle
10 19 (8.33%) Dell
11 17 (7.46%) Symantec
12 16 (7.02%) Juniper
12 16 (7.02%) IBM
12 16 (7.02%) Infoblox
13 14 (6.14%) SolarWinds
14 12 (5.26%) Veritas
14 12 (5.26%) McAfee
15 9 (3.95%) Veeam
16 8 (3.51%) CommVault
16 8 (3.51%) F5
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