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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 222 252 234
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 83 106 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.81% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 7.87% 8.42% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 76 102 92
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,550 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,250 £65,000
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
1054 1259 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.42% 9.65% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 920 1152 921
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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.

1 191 (91.83%) VMware
2 141 (67.79%) Windows
2 141 (67.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 96 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 78 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 77 (37.02%) Cisco
6 75 (36.06%) Citrix
7 65 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (28.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 58 (27.88%) SAN
10 55 (26.44%) Linux
11 47 (22.60%) DNS
12 45 (21.63%) MS Excel
12 45 (21.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (21.63%) XenApp
13 44 (21.15%) Data Centre
13 44 (21.15%) NetApp
14 41 (19.71%) HP
15 40 (19.23%) ITIL
16 39 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 36 (17.31%) VMware ESX
18 35 (16.83%) DHCP
18 35 (16.83%) XenDesktop
19 34 (16.35%) Hyper-V
19 34 (16.35%) SQL Server
20 33 (15.87%) TCP/IP
21 32 (15.38%) EMC
21 32 (15.38%) Veeam

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 78 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 60 (28.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (14.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (7.69%) Apache
4 16 (7.69%) Lync
5 13 (6.25%) WorkSite
6 11 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (4.81%) Tomcat
7 10 (4.81%) SharePoint
8 9 (4.33%) IIS
8 9 (4.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (3.85%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.92%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.48%) Drupal
11 1 (0.48%) Confluence
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 45 (21.63%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.17%) MS Office
3 5 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.73%) Mimecast
2 6 (2.88%) Office 365
2 6 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.92%) IaaS
5 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Heroku
6 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 58 (27.88%) SAN
2 47 (22.60%) DNS
3 35 (16.83%) DHCP
4 33 (15.87%) TCP/IP
5 27 (12.98%) NetScaler
6 24 (11.54%) Firewall
7 20 (9.62%) iSCSI
7 20 (9.62%) NAS
8 16 (7.69%) LAN
9 13 (6.25%) WAN
10 12 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (3.85%) Ethernet
12 7 (3.37%) Unified Communications
12 7 (3.37%) VPN
13 6 (2.88%) VLAN
14 5 (2.40%) VoIP
15 4 (1.92%) FTP
15 4 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
16 3 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (9.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (5.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.48%) MySQL
8 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.48%) Hudson
2 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.48%) FishEye
2 1 (0.48%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
General
1 31 (14.90%) Finance
2 24 (11.54%) Law
3 21 (10.10%) Legal
4 13 (6.25%) Retail
5 11 (5.29%) Banking
6 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.44%) Publishing
7 3 (1.44%) Back Office
8 2 (0.96%) Electronics
8 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.96%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (16.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (14.42%) Architect
3 27 (12.98%) Administrator
4 26 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (12.02%) Analyst
6 20 (9.62%) Consultant
7 16 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (7.21%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 14 (6.73%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 14 (6.73%) Senior Architect
10 12 (5.77%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.29%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (4.33%) Technical Support
13 9 (4.33%) Technical Support Analyst
13 9 (4.33%) Technical Analyst
14 8 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (3.85%) Technical Architect
15 7 (3.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (1.44%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.48%) Spring Security
3 1 (0.48%) Spring Integration
3 1 (0.48%) SAML
3 1 (0.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.58%) Replication
3 15 (7.21%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.81%) Private Cloud
5 10 (4.81%) EqualLogic
6 9 (4.33%) Clustering
7 7 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.88%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.92%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.92%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.44%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.44%) PKI
10 3 (1.44%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.96%) DTV
12 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 141 (67.79%) Windows
2 96 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (26.44%) Linux
5 45 (21.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (9.62%) Windows 7
7 19 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (7.21%) CentOS
9 10 (4.81%) UNIX
10 8 (3.85%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.92%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.44%) VMS
13 2 (0.96%) Debian
13 2 (0.96%) Solaris
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.23%) ITIL
2 19 (9.13%) Configuration Management
3 17 (8.17%) Mentoring
4 11 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (4.81%) Migration
5 10 (4.81%) OOD
5 10 (4.81%) OO
5 10 (4.81%) Change Control
6 9 (4.33%) Server Building
7 8 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (3.85%) Investment Management
8 7 (3.37%) Business Continuity
9 6 (2.88%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.88%) Change Management
9 6 (2.88%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.40%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.40%) ITIL V3
10 5 (2.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.58%) SQL
2 13 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.92%) Ruby
3 4 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.44%) Python
4 3 (1.44%) Perl
4 3 (1.44%) PHP
5 2 (0.96%) Java
5 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.48%) R
6 1 (0.48%) sed
6 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.48%) VBScript
6 1 (0.48%) AWK
Qualifications
1 39 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 25 (12.02%) Citrix Certification
3 24 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (11.54%) CCA
4 22 (10.58%) Degree
5 20 (9.62%) CCNA
6 19 (9.13%) MCSE
7 10 (4.81%) MCITP
8 4 (1.92%) CCNP
8 4 (1.92%) MCSA
9 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.96%) MCTS
10 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.48%) VCDX
11 1 (0.48%) NCDA
11 1 (0.48%) VCAP
11 1 (0.48%) VCP5
11 1 (0.48%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) SLA
2 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 141 (67.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 45 (21.63%) XenApp
4 36 (17.31%) VMware ESX
5 35 (16.83%) XenDesktop
6 34 (16.35%) Hyper-V
7 16 (7.69%) vCloud
8 12 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (3.85%) VMware Server
10 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (2.40%) XenServer
10 5 (2.40%) NFS
11 4 (1.92%) Xen
11 4 (1.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (1.44%) KVM
12 3 (1.44%) Firmware
13 2 (0.96%) UAG
14 1 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 18 (8.65%) Puppet
2 16 (7.69%) SCCM
3 11 (5.29%) Nagios
4 9 (4.33%) SCOM
4 9 (4.33%) Cacti
5 8 (3.85%) Check_MK
5 8 (3.85%) BMC Marimba
6 7 (3.37%) AirWatch
6 7 (3.37%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.88%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.88%) SCOrch
7 6 (2.88%) WSUS
8 5 (2.40%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.44%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.44%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.96%) SCSM
11 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 191 (91.83%) VMware
2 96 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 77 (37.02%) Cisco
4 75 (36.06%) Citrix
5 44 (21.15%) NetApp
6 41 (19.71%) HP
7 32 (15.38%) EMC
7 32 (15.38%) Veeam
8 17 (8.17%) Dell
9 15 (7.21%) Oracle
10 14 (6.73%) Avaya
11 13 (6.25%) IBM
12 9 (4.33%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.33%) AppSense
13 8 (3.85%) Mitel
13 8 (3.85%) Symantec
14 7 (3.37%) Polycom
14 7 (3.37%) Juniper
14 7 (3.37%) Veritas
15 6 (2.88%) Bloomberg
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