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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 188 225 269
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +44
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 74 83 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 0.83% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 9.20% 7.75% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 67 76 99
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
804 1071 1265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.35% 10.73% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 744 935 1159
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 31 May 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 31 May 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.

1 110 (84.62%) VMware
2 102 (78.46%) Windows
3 68 (52.31%) Microsoft
4 66 (50.77%) Windows Server
5 65 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 64 (49.23%) Active Directory
7 61 (46.92%) Cisco
8 52 (40.00%) Linux
9 50 (38.46%) ITIL
9 50 (38.46%) Citrix
10 43 (33.08%) Firewall
11 34 (26.15%) SAN
12 33 (25.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (24.62%) MS Exchange
13 32 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (23.85%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (23.08%) MS Excel
15 30 (23.08%) XenServer
15 30 (23.08%) XenDesktop
16 29 (22.31%) HP
16 29 (22.31%) Puppet
17 27 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (20.77%) Finance
18 25 (19.23%) LAN
18 25 (19.23%) WAN
19 24 (18.46%) EMC
19 24 (18.46%) Replication
19 24 (18.46%) OpenStack
19 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
20 23 (17.69%) Bash Shell

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 32 (24.62%) MS Exchange
2 24 (18.46%) OpenStack
3 15 (11.54%) CloudStack
3 15 (11.54%) JBoss
3 15 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 15 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 13 (10.00%) IIS
5 12 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.54%) Apache
11 2 (1.54%) Node.js
11 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 22 (16.92%) MS Office
3 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.77%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.62%) Office 365
4 4 (3.08%) IaaS
4 4 (3.08%) PaaS
5 3 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.31%) Dropbox
5 3 (2.31%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.31%) SaaS
5 3 (2.31%) SoftLayer
6 2 (1.54%) GitHub
7 1 (0.77%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (33.08%) Firewall
2 34 (26.15%) SAN
3 25 (19.23%) LAN
3 25 (19.23%) WAN
4 23 (17.69%) DNS
5 20 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (10.00%) DHCP
7 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
8 11 (8.46%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (6.92%) iSCSI
10 8 (6.15%) VLAN
11 7 (5.38%) Internet
11 7 (5.38%) IP Telephony
11 7 (5.38%) MPLS
12 5 (3.85%) LDAP
12 5 (3.85%) NetScaler
12 5 (3.85%) VoIP
13 4 (3.08%) NAS
13 4 (3.08%) Network Security
14 3 (2.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) Big Data
2 3 (2.31%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.31%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.54%) MySQL
3 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.54%) Subversion
2 15 (11.54%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.54%) GitLab
3 2 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.54%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.77%) FishEye
4 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 27 (20.77%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Back Office
4 6 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.85%) Law
6 4 (3.08%) Billing
6 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.31%) Advertising
7 3 (2.31%) Retail
8 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 18 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (11.54%) Analyst
5 14 (10.77%) Administrator
5 14 (10.77%) VMware Engineer
6 13 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (9.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (6.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 9 (6.92%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (6.15%) Server Support
11 8 (6.15%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) .NET
1 16 (12.31%) LAMP
2 3 (2.31%) Web Services
3 2 (1.54%) Middleware
3 2 (1.54%) WSH
3 2 (1.54%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (0.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
1 24 (18.46%) Replication
2 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.31%) Clustering
4 13 (10.00%) EMC VNX
5 12 (9.23%) Fat Client
5 12 (9.23%) Thin Client
6 11 (8.46%) VCE vBlock
7 6 (4.62%) Private Cloud
8 5 (3.85%) Public Cloud
9 4 (3.08%) IVR
9 4 (3.08%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (2.31%) Blackberry
10 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (2.31%) Fintech
11 2 (1.54%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.54%) PKI
11 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 102 (78.46%) Windows
2 66 (50.77%) Windows Server
3 52 (40.00%) Linux
4 33 (25.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (15.38%) Unix
7 20 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (9.23%) Windows 7
9 11 (8.46%) VMS
10 9 (6.92%) Windows 2000
10 9 (6.92%) Windows NT
11 6 (4.62%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.31%) CentOS
12 3 (2.31%) Debian
12 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.54%) Android
13 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.54%) Solaris
13 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.46%) ITIL
2 31 (23.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (16.92%) Configuration Management
3 22 (16.92%) DevOps
4 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.85%) Workflow
5 17 (13.08%) Change Management
5 17 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (13.08%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (12.31%) ITIL V3
7 15 (11.54%) DSDM
7 15 (11.54%) OWASP
7 15 (11.54%) RUP
7 15 (11.54%) Scrum
8 14 (10.77%) ITSM
8 14 (10.77%) Service Delivery
9 12 (9.23%) Auto-Scaling
9 12 (9.23%) Build Automation
9 12 (9.23%) Migration
10 11 (8.46%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.69%) Bash Shell
1 23 (17.69%) PowerShell
1 23 (17.69%) Python
2 18 (13.85%) Ruby
3 17 (13.08%) Shell Script
3 17 (13.08%) SQL
4 3 (2.31%) VBScript
5 2 (1.54%) C
5 2 (1.54%) Groovy
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.54%) Perl
5 2 (1.54%) PHP
5 2 (1.54%) VB
6 1 (0.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 22 (16.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (15.38%) MCSE
3 18 (13.85%) MCSA
4 15 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (10.77%) CCNA
6 12 (9.23%) MCP
7 5 (3.85%) Degree
8 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (2.31%) CEH
9 3 (2.31%) ECSA
10 2 (1.54%) CCA
10 2 (1.54%) CCNP
10 2 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.54%) MCITP
10 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.54%) VCP5
11 1 (0.77%) NCDA
11 1 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (49.23%) Active Directory
3 30 (23.08%) XenDesktop
3 30 (23.08%) XenServer
4 23 (17.69%) Hyper-V
5 22 (16.92%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (15.38%) vCloud
6 20 (15.38%) VMware ESX
7 15 (11.54%) Xen
7 15 (11.54%) XenApp
8 6 (4.62%) KVM
8 6 (4.62%) NFS
9 3 (2.31%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.54%) Docker
10 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.54%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.77%) UAG
11 1 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 29 (22.31%) Puppet
2 21 (16.15%) SCCM
3 19 (14.62%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (13.85%) Ansible
5 15 (11.54%) Cobbler
5 15 (11.54%) Salt
5 15 (11.54%) Terraform
5 15 (11.54%) Tivoli
6 14 (10.77%) SCOM
7 11 (8.46%) vMotion
8 7 (5.38%) Nagios
9 6 (4.62%) NetBackup
10 5 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (3.08%) WSUS
12 3 (2.31%) Backup Exec
12 3 (2.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (2.31%) Windows Intune
12 3 (2.31%) XenMobile
13 2 (1.54%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 110 (84.62%) VMware
2 68 (52.31%) Microsoft
3 61 (46.92%) Cisco
4 50 (38.46%) Citrix
5 29 (22.31%) HP
6 24 (18.46%) EMC
7 23 (17.69%) Red Hat
8 17 (13.08%) Dell
9 15 (11.54%) EnterpriseDB
9 15 (11.54%) Oracle
10 13 (10.00%) Veeam
11 9 (6.92%) Symantec
12 5 (3.85%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.85%) NetApp
13 4 (3.08%) Intel Security
13 4 (3.08%) Mitel
13 4 (3.08%) Splunk
14 3 (2.31%) Altiris
14 3 (2.31%) FactSet
14 3 (2.31%) Rackspace
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