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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 249 206 234
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +28
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 42 122 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 1.05% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 4.94% 10.22% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 30 98 86
Average salary £46,250 £53,750 £48,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.95% +9.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £35,210 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,450 £66,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
850 1194 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.99% 10.31% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 736 1030 820
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

1 114 (89.06%) VMware
2 101 (78.91%) Windows
3 78 (60.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (52.34%) Cisco
5 64 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 60 (46.88%) MS Exchange
7 58 (45.31%) Active Directory
7 58 (45.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (33.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 40 (31.25%) Citrix
9 40 (31.25%) DNS
10 39 (30.47%) SAN
11 36 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (26.56%) TCP/IP
13 32 (25.00%) VMware ESX
14 30 (23.44%) DHCP
14 30 (23.44%) MS Excel
15 26 (20.31%) XenApp
16 25 (19.53%) HP
17 24 (18.75%) Linux
17 24 (18.75%) Finance
17 24 (18.75%) Data Centre
18 23 (17.97%) Firewall
18 23 (17.97%) Veeam
19 22 (17.19%) SQL Server
20 21 (16.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
21 20 (15.63%) NetScaler
22 19 (14.84%) NetApp
23 18 (14.06%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 60 (46.88%) MS Exchange
2 43 (33.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (10.94%) Lync
4 8 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.25%) Apache
4 8 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.69%) WorkSite
6 5 (3.91%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.34%) Confluence
9 2 (1.56%) IIS
10 1 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.16%) MS Office
3 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.47%) Mimecast
2 5 (3.91%) Office 365
2 5 (3.91%) IaaS
3 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (31.25%) DNS
2 39 (30.47%) SAN
3 34 (26.56%) TCP/IP
4 30 (23.44%) DHCP
5 23 (17.97%) Firewall
6 20 (15.63%) NetScaler
7 16 (12.50%) LAN
8 14 (10.94%) WAN
9 12 (9.38%) NAS
9 12 (9.38%) iSCSI
10 11 (8.59%) VPN
11 10 (7.81%) Unified Communications
12 7 (5.47%) VLAN
13 6 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (4.69%) LDAP
14 5 (3.91%) Ethernet
14 5 (3.91%) TACACS
14 5 (3.91%) HTTPS
15 3 (2.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.69%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Subversion
1 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.34%) FishEye
2 3 (2.34%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) InstallShield
General
1 24 (18.75%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Law
3 10 (7.81%) Legal
4 3 (2.34%) Back Office
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Front Office
5 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (21.09%) Analyst
2 23 (17.97%) Administrator
3 20 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (10.94%) Consultant
6 11 (8.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 11 (8.59%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 10 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (7.81%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) Technical Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.47%) Architect
9 7 (5.47%) IT Support
10 6 (4.69%) Technical Support
10 6 (4.69%) Technical Support Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Support Technician
11 5 (3.91%) Security Administrator
11 5 (3.91%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.28%) Replication
3 16 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 13 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (9.38%) EqualLogic
6 10 (7.81%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (7.03%) Private Cloud
8 6 (4.69%) PKI
8 6 (4.69%) Blackberry
8 6 (4.69%) EMC VNX
9 5 (3.91%) Public Cloud
9 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
9 5 (3.91%) Social Media
10 4 (3.13%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (2.34%) IPTV
12 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.56%) Clustering
12 2 (1.56%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 101 (78.91%) Windows
2 58 (45.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (18.75%) Linux
5 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (10.94%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.91%) UNIX
9 4 (3.13%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.34%) VMS
10 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.56%) CentOS
12 1 (0.78%) Debian
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.06%) ITIL
2 15 (11.72%) Mentoring
3 14 (10.94%) Configuration Management
4 9 (7.03%) Migration
5 8 (6.25%) Change Management
5 8 (6.25%) Change Control
6 7 (5.47%) Wealth Management
7 6 (4.69%) Patch Management
8 5 (3.91%) Data Centre Operations
8 5 (3.91%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (3.91%) Investment Management
8 5 (3.91%) SIEM
8 5 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (3.91%) Line Management
8 5 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.13%) Server Building
10 3 (2.34%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.34%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.34%) Project Management
10 3 (2.34%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.69%) SQL
3 5 (3.91%) Python
3 5 (3.91%) Ruby
3 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (11.72%) Degree
3 14 (10.94%) CCNA
3 14 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.59%) CCA
4 11 (8.59%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (5.47%) MCSE
6 5 (3.91%) CEH
6 5 (3.91%) MCITP
7 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.34%) MCTS
9 2 (1.56%) VCDX
9 2 (1.56%) VCP5
9 2 (1.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.78%) CCNP
10 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (60.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (45.31%) Active Directory
3 32 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 26 (20.31%) XenApp
5 17 (13.28%) Hyper-V
5 17 (13.28%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 7 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.91%) vCloud
7 5 (3.91%) KVM
8 4 (3.13%) XenServer
8 4 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.13%) Xen
9 3 (2.34%) UAG
10 2 (1.56%) Firmware
11 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) Puppet
2 12 (9.38%) Nagios
3 9 (7.03%) SCCM
3 9 (7.03%) Backup Exec
4 8 (6.25%) WSUS
4 8 (6.25%) BMC Marimba
4 8 (6.25%) Cacti
4 8 (6.25%) Check_MK
5 7 (5.47%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.56%) SCOM
6 2 (1.56%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.78%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.78%) AppManager
7 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 114 (89.06%) VMware
2 67 (52.34%) Cisco
3 64 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 40 (31.25%) Citrix
5 25 (19.53%) HP
6 23 (17.97%) Veeam
7 19 (14.84%) NetApp
8 18 (14.06%) EMC
9 15 (11.72%) Dell
10 10 (7.81%) Mitel
10 10 (7.81%) Oracle
10 10 (7.81%) Polycom
11 9 (7.03%) IBM
12 8 (6.25%) Avaya
13 7 (5.47%) Bloomberg
13 7 (5.47%) Trend Micro
14 6 (4.69%) F5
15 5 (3.91%) Splunk
15 5 (3.91%) FactSet
15 5 (3.91%) Symantec
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nucleus Global
Salary: Annual salary plus benefit package
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £485.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago