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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 211 275 217
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -58
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 43 47 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.48% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 5.90% 5.25% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 102
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £65,900
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
729 895 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.81% 9.06% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 663 773 1120
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 98 (85.96%) VMware
2 94 (82.46%) Windows
3 68 (59.65%) Windows Server
4 65 (57.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 62 (54.39%) Cisco
6 61 (53.51%) Active Directory
7 60 (52.63%) Microsoft
8 54 (47.37%) Citrix
9 42 (36.84%) ITIL
9 42 (36.84%) Linux
9 42 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (30.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (29.82%) Firewall
12 33 (28.95%) Finance
13 32 (28.07%) SAN
14 29 (25.44%) MS Exchange
15 28 (24.56%) XenDesktop
15 28 (24.56%) Data Centre
16 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (22.81%) Hyper-V
18 25 (21.93%) VMware ESXi
19 24 (21.05%) LAN
19 24 (21.05%) MS Excel
19 24 (21.05%) EMC
19 24 (21.05%) HP
20 23 (20.18%) MS Office
20 23 (20.18%) PowerShell
20 23 (20.18%) SCCM
20 23 (20.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 22 (19.30%) VMware ESX

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 29 (25.44%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.16%) OpenStack
3 14 (12.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (8.77%) CloudStack
5 10 (8.77%) JBoss
5 10 (8.77%) WebLogic
5 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
5 10 (8.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.51%) IIS
7 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.75%) Apache
8 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.88%) Confluence
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (20.18%) MS Office
3 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.88%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.89%) Office 365
4 6 (5.26%) SaaS
5 5 (4.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.39%) Dropbox
5 5 (4.39%) OneDrive
6 4 (3.51%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.63%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.75%) IaaS
8 2 (1.75%) PaaS
9 1 (0.88%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.82%) Firewall
2 32 (28.07%) SAN
3 24 (21.05%) LAN
4 22 (19.30%) WAN
5 20 (17.54%) DNS
6 16 (14.04%) DHCP
7 12 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (9.65%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (7.89%) iSCSI
9 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
9 9 (7.89%) VLAN
10 7 (6.14%) LDAP
10 7 (6.14%) VoIP
11 5 (4.39%) NAS
11 5 (4.39%) WLAN
12 4 (3.51%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.63%) IP Telephony
13 3 (2.63%) MPLS
13 3 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (1.75%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) MySQL
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.88%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
1 10 (8.77%) Jenkins
1 10 (8.77%) Subversion
1 10 (8.77%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.88%) FishEye
3 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 33 (28.95%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Law
4 5 (4.39%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.39%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Publishing
4 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.51%) Billing
6 3 (2.63%) Back Office
6 3 (2.63%) Legal
6 3 (2.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (20.18%) Analyst
1 23 (20.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 18 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 15 (13.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (13.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (10.53%) Administrator
6 11 (9.65%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.65%) VMware Engineer
7 10 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (7.89%) EMC Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) LAMP
2 11 (9.65%) .NET
3 4 (3.51%) JSON
3 4 (3.51%) SOAP
3 4 (3.51%) Web Services
4 2 (1.75%) OpenVZ
4 2 (1.75%) WSH
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.28%) Replication
3 13 (11.40%) VCE vBlock
4 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.77%) EMC VNX
5 8 (7.02%) Clustering
5 8 (7.02%) Fat Client
5 8 (7.02%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.51%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.51%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (3.51%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.63%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) iPhone
8 2 (1.75%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.88%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 94 (82.46%) Windows
2 68 (59.65%) Windows Server
3 42 (36.84%) Linux
3 42 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (30.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (14.91%) Windows 7
8 15 (13.16%) Unix
9 10 (8.77%) VMS
9 10 (8.77%) Windows 10
9 10 (8.77%) Windows 2000
9 10 (8.77%) Windows NT
10 6 (5.26%) Android
11 5 (4.39%) Windows 8
12 4 (3.51%) Debian
12 4 (3.51%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.84%) ITIL
2 19 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (14.91%) Configuration Management
4 14 (12.28%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 14 (12.28%) DevOps
4 14 (12.28%) Migration
5 12 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.77%) Auto-Scaling
6 10 (8.77%) Build Automation
6 10 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (8.77%) DSDM
6 10 (8.77%) OWASP
6 10 (8.77%) RUP
6 10 (8.77%) Scrum
7 9 (7.89%) Change Management
7 9 (7.89%) ITIL V3
7 9 (7.89%) ITSM
8 8 (7.02%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.18%) PowerShell
2 20 (17.54%) Python
3 19 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 16 (14.04%) SQL
5 13 (11.40%) Ruby
6 12 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.39%) Perl
8 3 (2.63%) C
8 3 (2.63%) VBScript
9 2 (1.75%) PHP
9 2 (1.75%) VB
10 1 (0.88%) C#
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (20.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.53%) MCSE
4 9 (7.89%) MCSA
5 8 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.02%) Degree
5 8 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (6.14%) CCNA
7 4 (3.51%) MCP
8 2 (1.75%) CEH
8 2 (1.75%) ECSA
8 2 (1.75%) MCITP
8 2 (1.75%) VCAP
8 2 (1.75%) VCP5
9 1 (0.88%) CCNP
9 1 (0.88%) NCDA
9 1 (0.88%) PMP
9 1 (0.88%) RHCA
9 1 (0.88%) VCDX
9 1 (0.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) HIPAA
2 4 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (57.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (53.51%) Active Directory
3 28 (24.56%) XenDesktop
4 26 (22.81%) Hyper-V
5 25 (21.93%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (19.30%) VMware ESX
7 20 (17.54%) vCloud
7 20 (17.54%) XenServer
8 19 (16.67%) XenApp
9 10 (8.77%) Xen
10 9 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (7.02%) NFS
12 5 (4.39%) KVM
12 5 (4.39%) Terminal Services
13 3 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (1.75%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (20.18%) SCCM
2 22 (19.30%) Puppet
3 13 (11.40%) WSUS
4 11 (9.65%) Ansible
4 11 (9.65%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (9.65%) SCOM
4 11 (9.65%) vMotion
5 10 (8.77%) Cobbler
5 10 (8.77%) Salt
5 10 (8.77%) Terraform
5 10 (8.77%) Tivoli
6 6 (5.26%) NetBackup
6 6 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (4.39%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (4.39%) Nagios
7 5 (4.39%) WMI
7 5 (4.39%) XenMobile
8 4 (3.51%) Kibana
8 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 98 (85.96%) VMware
2 62 (54.39%) Cisco
3 60 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 54 (47.37%) Citrix
5 24 (21.05%) EMC
5 24 (21.05%) HP
6 22 (19.30%) Red Hat
7 12 (10.53%) Oracle
8 11 (9.65%) Dell
9 10 (8.77%) EnterpriseDB
9 10 (8.77%) NetApp
9 10 (8.77%) Symantec
10 8 (7.02%) Veeam
11 6 (5.26%) Apple
11 6 (5.26%) Intel Security
12 5 (4.39%) Altiris
12 5 (4.39%) Bloomberg
12 5 (4.39%) CheckPoint
12 5 (4.39%) FactSet
13 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
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