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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 230 236 228
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 79 109 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.86% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 8.83% 8.72% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 63 94 104
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £67,050 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
895 1250 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.63% 9.88% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 786 1105 877
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 173 (90.10%) VMware
2 146 (76.04%) Windows
3 121 (63.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 96 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 95 (49.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 92 (47.92%) Microsoft
7 87 (45.31%) MS Exchange
8 82 (42.71%) Cisco
9 68 (35.42%) SAN
10 67 (34.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 65 (33.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 64 (33.33%) Citrix
13 52 (27.08%) DNS
14 44 (22.92%) Linux
15 42 (21.88%) MS Excel
15 42 (21.88%) HP
16 41 (21.35%) Windows Server 2003
16 41 (21.35%) XenApp
17 40 (20.83%) NetApp
17 40 (20.83%) TCP/IP
18 39 (20.31%) DHCP
18 39 (20.31%) VMware ESX
19 37 (19.27%) ITIL
20 36 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 34 (17.71%) SQL Server
21 34 (17.71%) Veeam
22 33 (17.19%) Data Centre
23 32 (16.67%) Hyper-V
24 31 (16.15%) Finance
25 30 (15.63%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 87 (45.31%) MS Exchange
2 65 (33.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (15.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (9.38%) Lync
5 14 (7.29%) Apache
6 12 (6.25%) WorkSite
6 12 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.21%) Tomcat
8 9 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (4.17%) WebSphere
9 8 (4.17%) SharePoint
9 8 (4.17%) IIS
9 8 (4.17%) OpenStack
10 7 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.52%) Drupal
11 1 (0.52%) Confluence
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.42%) MS Office
3 8 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.29%) Mimecast
2 10 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.60%) Office 365
3 5 (2.60%) IaaS
4 2 (1.04%) PaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Heroku
5 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (35.42%) SAN
2 52 (27.08%) DNS
3 40 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 39 (20.31%) DHCP
5 28 (14.58%) Firewall
6 26 (13.54%) NetScaler
7 21 (10.94%) NAS
8 19 (9.90%) iSCSI
9 17 (8.85%) WAN
10 16 (8.33%) LAN
11 12 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (5.73%) VPN
13 10 (5.21%) Unified Communications
14 9 (4.69%) VLAN
15 8 (4.17%) Ethernet
16 7 (3.65%) LDAP
17 6 (3.13%) VoIP
18 5 (2.60%) HTTPS
18 5 (2.60%) TACACS
18 5 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (7.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.60%) Big Data
6 5 (2.60%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.60%) Subversion
3 1 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.52%) Hudson
3 1 (0.52%) FishEye
3 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.52%) InstallShield
General
1 31 (16.15%) Finance
2 20 (10.42%) Law
2 20 (10.42%) Legal
3 7 (3.65%) Banking
3 7 (3.65%) Retail
4 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.04%) Front Office
5 2 (1.04%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (18.75%) Analyst
2 31 (16.15%) Administrator
3 30 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (9.38%) Consultant
6 16 (8.33%) Architect
7 15 (7.81%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.81%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 14 (7.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 13 (6.77%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.69%) Server Analyst
12 9 (4.69%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (4.69%) Technical Support
12 9 (4.69%) Technical Support Analyst
13 7 (3.65%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (0.52%) SAML
3 1 (0.52%) Spring
3 1 (0.52%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.52%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.52%) Spring Security
3 1 (0.52%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.94%) Replication
3 20 (10.42%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.77%) EqualLogic
4 13 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.21%) EMC VNX
5 10 (5.21%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (4.69%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.65%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.60%) PKI
8 5 (2.60%) Social Media
8 5 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.60%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.08%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.08%) Clustering
9 4 (2.08%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.08%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.56%) IPTV
11 2 (1.04%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 146 (76.04%) Windows
2 95 (49.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (34.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (22.92%) Linux
5 41 (21.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (10.42%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.69%) CentOS
9 8 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.65%) UNIX
11 5 (2.60%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.08%) VMS
13 2 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.52%) Debian
14 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.27%) ITIL
2 21 (10.94%) Mentoring
3 19 (9.90%) Configuration Management
4 12 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (5.21%) Change Management
5 10 (5.21%) Change Control
6 9 (4.69%) Server Building
6 9 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.17%) Migration
8 7 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.65%) Business Continuity
9 6 (3.13%) OOD
9 6 (3.13%) OO
9 6 (3.13%) Wealth Management
9 6 (3.13%) Investment Management
9 6 (3.13%) Patch Management
9 6 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.60%) ITIL V3
10 5 (2.60%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.50%) SQL
2 15 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.65%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.65%) Ruby
4 6 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.52%) AWK
5 1 (0.52%) sed
5 1 (0.52%) Java
5 1 (0.52%) Perl
5 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (13.54%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (12.50%) CCNA
3 24 (12.50%) CCA
3 24 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 21 (10.94%) Degree
5 19 (9.90%) MCSE
6 9 (4.69%) MCITP
7 5 (2.60%) CEH
8 3 (1.56%) CCNP
9 2 (1.04%) MCTS
9 2 (1.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.04%) MCSA
10 1 (0.52%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 121 (63.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 41 (21.35%) XenApp
4 39 (20.31%) VMware ESX
5 32 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 30 (15.63%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.17%) VMware Server
9 7 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (3.65%) KVM
10 6 (3.13%) vCloud
11 4 (2.08%) Xen
11 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (2.08%) XenServer
12 3 (1.56%) NFS
12 3 (1.56%) Firmware
13 2 (1.04%) UAG
14 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (10.94%) Puppet
2 13 (6.77%) SCCM
3 12 (6.25%) Nagios
4 11 (5.73%) Backup Exec
5 9 (4.69%) WSUS
5 9 (4.69%) Cacti
6 8 (4.17%) SCOM
6 8 (4.17%) BMC Marimba
6 8 (4.17%) Check_MK
6 8 (4.17%) NetBackup
7 7 (3.65%) AirWatch
8 5 (2.60%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.60%) SCVMM
9 4 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.04%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.04%) SCSM
11 1 (0.52%) logstash
11 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 173 (90.10%) VMware
2 92 (47.92%) Microsoft
3 82 (42.71%) Cisco
4 64 (33.33%) Citrix
5 42 (21.88%) HP
6 40 (20.83%) NetApp
7 34 (17.71%) Veeam
8 25 (13.02%) EMC
9 21 (10.94%) Dell
10 15 (7.81%) Oracle
11 14 (7.29%) Avaya
12 13 (6.77%) IBM
13 11 (5.73%) Mitel
14 10 (5.21%) Polycom
15 9 (4.69%) Symantec
16 8 (4.17%) Red Hat
17 7 (3.65%) Veritas
17 7 (3.65%) Bloomberg
17 7 (3.65%) AppSense
18 6 (3.13%) SimCorp
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