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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 183 187 206
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 128 165 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.18% 1.36% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 9.92% 13.95% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 106 147 122
Average salary £50,750 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £42,600 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
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
1290 1183 1268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.86% 9.72% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1049 1126
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,470
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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.

1 243 (94.92%) VMware
2 195 (76.17%) Windows
3 180 (70.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 148 (57.81%) Microsoft
5 128 (50.00%) Citrix
5 128 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 127 (49.61%) MS Exchange
7 124 (48.44%) Active Directory
8 101 (39.45%) SAN
9 90 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 88 (34.38%) Finance
11 86 (33.59%) Cisco
12 83 (32.42%) ITIL
12 83 (32.42%) Linux
13 81 (31.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 75 (29.30%) XenApp
15 73 (28.52%) DNS
16 69 (26.95%) EMC
17 68 (26.56%) DHCP
18 61 (23.83%) SQL Server
19 54 (21.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 53 (20.70%) NetApp
20 53 (20.70%) HP
21 52 (20.31%) LAN
22 51 (19.92%) WAN
23 50 (19.53%) VMware ESX
24 46 (17.97%) Firewall
24 46 (17.97%) Microsoft Certification
25 43 (16.80%) Red Hat
26 42 (16.41%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 127 (49.61%) MS Exchange
2 90 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (13.28%) SharePoint
4 28 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (8.20%) Lync
6 18 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (6.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (5.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (5.86%) IIS
9 6 (2.34%) Apache
10 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.17%) CMS
10 3 (1.17%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.17%) WorkSite
10 3 (1.17%) Node.js
11 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.03%) MS Office
3 6 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.91%) Office 365
3 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.17%) SaaS
4 3 (1.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (39.45%) SAN
2 73 (28.52%) DNS
3 68 (26.56%) DHCP
4 52 (20.31%) LAN
5 51 (19.92%) WAN
6 46 (17.97%) Firewall
7 39 (15.23%) NetScaler
8 35 (13.67%) VPN
9 25 (9.77%) TCP/IP
9 25 (9.77%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (8.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (7.81%) Wireless
12 18 (7.03%) Fibre Channel
12 18 (7.03%) NAS
12 18 (7.03%) iSCSI
13 15 (5.86%) VLAN
14 13 (5.08%) MPLS
15 11 (4.30%) IPsec
15 11 (4.30%) Ethernet
16 10 (3.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (23.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.69%) DB2
4 11 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.56%) MySQL
7 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.39%) IDOL
9 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.56%) MSI
2 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 88 (34.38%) Finance
2 26 (10.16%) Banking
3 22 (8.59%) Law
4 15 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.30%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.52%) Legal
6 9 (3.52%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.73%) Back Office
8 3 (1.17%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) Electronics
9 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.78%) Marketing
9 2 (0.78%) Retail
10 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (14.84%) Analyst
2 30 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (9.77%) Server Engineer
4 21 (8.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 21 (8.20%) Storage Engineer
5 20 (7.81%) Administrator
6 18 (7.03%) Support Engineer
7 17 (6.64%) Architect
8 16 (6.25%) Consultant
9 13 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (4.30%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.30%) Technical Manager
11 10 (3.91%) Technical Support
11 10 (3.91%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.13%) Citrix Engineer
12 8 (3.13%) Citrix Support
13 7 (2.73%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 7 (2.73%) VMware Engineer
13 7 (2.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (2.73%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.56%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.17%) Web Services
2 3 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.78%) Middleware
4 1 (0.39%) XMPP
4 1 (0.39%) JSON
4 1 (0.39%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.55%) Clustering
3 22 (8.59%) CLARiiON
4 18 (7.03%) Blackberry
5 17 (6.64%) Management Information System
6 13 (5.08%) Replication
7 11 (4.30%) GIS
8 10 (3.91%) CMDB
9 8 (3.13%) EqualLogic
9 8 (3.13%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.34%) PKI
11 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (1.17%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.17%) Symmetrix
12 3 (1.17%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.78%) DTV
13 2 (0.78%) Celerra
13 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 195 (76.17%) Windows
2 128 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (32.42%) Linux
4 81 (31.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (21.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (12.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (10.55%) Solaris
8 25 (9.77%) UNIX
8 25 (9.77%) Windows 7
9 16 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 14 (5.47%) AIX
11 10 (3.91%) CentOS
12 6 (2.34%) Android
13 4 (1.56%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.17%) SELinux
15 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.78%) VMS
15 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (32.42%) ITIL
2 25 (9.77%) Migration
3 16 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 15 (5.86%) PRINCE
5 14 (5.47%) Configuration Management
5 14 (5.47%) Change Management
5 14 (5.47%) Programme Management
5 14 (5.47%) ITIL V3
6 13 (5.08%) Release Management
6 13 (5.08%) Capacity Management
7 12 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (4.69%) Load Balancing
8 11 (4.30%) Incident Management
8 11 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (4.30%) Project Management
9 10 (3.91%) Change Control
10 9 (3.52%) Network Management
11 7 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.73%) Use Case
11 7 (2.73%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.45%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.20%) SQL
3 14 (5.47%) Bash Shell
4 12 (4.69%) Perl
4 12 (4.69%) PHP
5 11 (4.30%) VB
6 7 (2.73%) Python
7 6 (2.34%) VBScript
8 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.17%) C
9 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.17%) Korn
9 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.17%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (17.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (16.41%) MCSE
3 40 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 35 (13.67%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (10.94%) MCSA
6 26 (10.16%) Degree
7 19 (7.42%) CCNP
8 18 (7.03%) MCITP
9 13 (5.08%) Security Cleared
9 13 (5.08%) CCNA
10 7 (2.73%) RHCE
11 6 (2.34%) A+ Certification
11 6 (2.34%) MCP
12 4 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.56%) CCA
12 4 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.56%) MCTS
12 4 (1.56%) VCP5
12 4 (1.56%) NCDA
13 3 (1.17%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.08%) SLA
2 4 (1.56%) QA
3 3 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 180 (70.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (48.44%) Active Directory
3 75 (29.30%) XenApp
4 50 (19.53%) VMware ESX
5 31 (12.11%) XenDesktop
5 31 (12.11%) Hyper-V
6 30 (11.72%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (7.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 17 (6.64%) UAG
8 17 (6.64%) XenServer
9 16 (6.25%) vCloud
10 12 (4.69%) NFS
10 12 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (2.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (2.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (1.95%) Xen
14 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.56%) VMware Server
15 3 (1.17%) Firmware
15 3 (1.17%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 37 (14.45%) SCCM
2 34 (13.28%) SCOM
3 21 (8.20%) NetBackup
4 20 (7.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 14 (5.47%) XenMobile
6 12 (4.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (3.13%) Nagios
7 8 (3.13%) SCVMM
8 7 (2.73%) Cacti
8 7 (2.73%) WSUS
8 7 (2.73%) Legato
8 7 (2.73%) SCOrch
9 6 (2.34%) Backup Exec
9 6 (2.34%) Puppet
10 3 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.17%) SCSM
10 3 (1.17%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 243 (94.92%) VMware
2 148 (57.81%) Microsoft
3 128 (50.00%) Citrix
4 86 (33.59%) Cisco
5 69 (26.95%) EMC
6 53 (20.70%) HP
6 53 (20.70%) NetApp
7 43 (16.80%) Red Hat
8 31 (12.11%) Oracle
9 30 (11.72%) Dell
10 25 (9.77%) Juniper
11 22 (8.59%) Symantec
12 20 (7.81%) Brocade
13 19 (7.42%) Infoblox
14 15 (5.86%) IBM
15 14 (5.47%) Veeam
16 12 (4.69%) SolarWinds
16 12 (4.69%) Veritas
17 11 (4.30%) Mitel
17 11 (4.30%) F5
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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ITF Solutions
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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People Source
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Harris Global
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension and more
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
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