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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 213 259 217
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -42
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 35 31 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.36% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 5.38% 3.73% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 94
Median salary £51,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,750 £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,250 £67,125
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -
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
651 832 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.87% 9.65% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 586 715 1062
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 87 (84.47%) VMware
2 82 (79.61%) Windows
3 62 (60.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (57.28%) Microsoft
5 55 (53.40%) Windows Server
6 50 (48.54%) Active Directory
7 49 (47.57%) Cisco
8 44 (42.72%) Linux
9 42 (40.78%) Citrix
10 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (33.01%) ITIL
11 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (30.10%) Finance
13 29 (28.16%) Firewall
14 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (25.24%) Hyper-V
15 25 (24.27%) SCCM
16 23 (22.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 23 (22.33%) MS Excel
16 23 (22.33%) Data Centre
17 22 (21.36%) Puppet
17 22 (21.36%) VMware ESXi
17 22 (21.36%) Red Hat
17 22 (21.36%) PowerShell
18 21 (20.39%) VMware ESX
19 20 (19.42%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (19.42%) Python
20 19 (18.45%) Unix
20 19 (18.45%) SQL
20 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange

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 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.56%) OpenStack
3 14 (13.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (10.68%) CloudStack
5 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (10.68%) JBoss
5 11 (10.68%) WebLogic
5 11 (10.68%) WebSphere
5 11 (10.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.85%) IIS
7 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.91%) Apache
8 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.94%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.97%) Confluence
10 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (22.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (17.48%) MS Office
3 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.97%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.71%) Office 365
4 7 (6.80%) SaaS
5 5 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.85%) Dropbox
5 5 (4.85%) OneDrive
6 4 (3.88%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.91%) IaaS
7 3 (2.91%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.91%) PaaS
8 2 (1.94%) Bluemix
8 2 (1.94%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.16%) Firewall
2 19 (18.45%) SAN
3 17 (16.50%) DNS
4 15 (14.56%) LAN
5 12 (11.65%) DHCP
5 12 (11.65%) WAN
6 11 (10.68%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (8.74%) iSCSI
7 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
8 8 (7.77%) VLAN
9 7 (6.80%) VoIP
10 6 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (5.83%) LDAP
11 5 (4.85%) NAS
11 5 (4.85%) WLAN
12 3 (2.91%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.91%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.91%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (1.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) MySQL
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
1 11 (10.68%) Jenkins
1 11 (10.68%) Subversion
1 11 (10.68%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.97%) FishEye
3 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 31 (30.10%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Banking
3 7 (6.80%) Law
4 5 (4.85%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.85%) Publishing
5 4 (3.88%) Back Office
5 4 (3.88%) Billing
6 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Legal
6 3 (2.91%) Retail
6 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (17.48%) Analyst
1 18 (17.48%) Server Engineer
2 17 (16.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (14.56%) Administrator
4 13 (12.62%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (12.62%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) EMC Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (6.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.85%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) LAMP
2 11 (10.68%) .NET
3 4 (3.88%) JSON
3 4 (3.88%) SOAP
3 4 (3.88%) Web Services
4 2 (1.94%) WSH
5 1 (0.97%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.62%) VCE vBlock
3 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.77%) Clustering
4 7 (6.80%) EMC VNX
5 6 (5.83%) Replication
6 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.88%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.94%) iPhone
8 2 (1.94%) iSeries
8 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.94%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.97%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.97%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 82 (79.61%) Windows
2 55 (53.40%) Windows Server
3 44 (42.72%) Linux
4 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (18.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (18.45%) Unix
8 16 (15.53%) Windows 7
9 10 (9.71%) VMS
9 10 (9.71%) Windows 10
9 10 (9.71%) Windows 2000
9 10 (9.71%) Windows NT
10 7 (6.80%) Windows 8
11 6 (5.83%) Android
12 4 (3.88%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.91%) Debian
14 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.01%) ITIL
2 20 (19.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (16.50%) Configuration Management
4 15 (14.56%) Migration
5 14 (13.59%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 14 (13.59%) DevOps
6 13 (12.62%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.68%) Auto-Scaling
7 11 (10.68%) Build Automation
7 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.68%) DSDM
7 11 (10.68%) OWASP
7 11 (10.68%) RUP
7 11 (10.68%) Scrum
8 7 (6.80%) Workflow
9 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 5 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (4.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 5 (4.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.36%) PowerShell
2 20 (19.42%) Python
3 19 (18.45%) Bash Shell
3 19 (18.45%) SQL
4 13 (12.62%) Ruby
4 13 (12.62%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.85%) Perl
6 4 (3.88%) C
7 3 (2.91%) VBScript
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (22.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.77%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (6.80%) CCNA
4 7 (6.80%) Degree
5 6 (5.83%) MCSE
6 4 (3.88%) MCP
6 4 (3.88%) MCSA
7 3 (2.91%) MCITP
8 2 (1.94%) VCAP
8 2 (1.94%) VCP5
9 1 (0.97%) CCA
9 1 (0.97%) CEH
9 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.97%) ECSA
9 1 (0.97%) MCTS
9 1 (0.97%) RHCA
9 1 (0.97%) VCDX
9 1 (0.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) HIPAA
2 4 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (60.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (48.54%) Active Directory
3 26 (25.24%) Hyper-V
4 22 (21.36%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (20.39%) VMware ESX
6 19 (18.45%) vCloud
6 19 (18.45%) XenDesktop
7 17 (16.50%) XenApp
8 12 (11.65%) XenServer
9 11 (10.68%) Xen
10 9 (8.74%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (7.77%) NFS
12 5 (4.85%) Terminal Services
12 5 (4.85%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (3.88%) KVM
14 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.97%) Docker
15 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (24.27%) SCCM
2 22 (21.36%) Puppet
3 13 (12.62%) SCOM
4 12 (11.65%) Ansible
4 12 (11.65%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (10.68%) Cobbler
5 11 (10.68%) Salt
5 11 (10.68%) Terraform
5 11 (10.68%) Tivoli
5 11 (10.68%) vMotion
6 9 (8.74%) WSUS
7 6 (5.83%) Nagios
7 6 (5.83%) NetBackup
7 6 (5.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (4.85%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (4.85%) XenMobile
9 4 (3.88%) Kibana
9 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (3.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 87 (84.47%) VMware
2 59 (57.28%) Microsoft
3 49 (47.57%) Cisco
4 42 (40.78%) Citrix
5 22 (21.36%) Red Hat
6 17 (16.50%) EMC
6 17 (16.50%) HP
7 15 (14.56%) Oracle
8 12 (11.65%) Symantec
9 11 (10.68%) EnterpriseDB
10 8 (7.77%) NetApp
11 7 (6.80%) Bloomberg
12 6 (5.83%) Apple
12 6 (5.83%) Intel Security
12 6 (5.83%) Sophos
13 5 (4.85%) Altiris
13 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
13 5 (4.85%) FactSet
13 5 (4.85%) IBM
14 4 (3.88%) ServiceNow
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago