The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 222 230 228
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 114 92 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 9.08% 9.37% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 95 90 83
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £40,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1255 982 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.14% 8.20% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 865 1062
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
London

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 July 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 28 July 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.

1 189 (85.52%) VMware
2 171 (77.38%) Windows
3 143 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 142 (64.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 109 (49.32%) MS Exchange
6 104 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 104 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 102 (46.15%) Citrix
8 81 (36.65%) SAN
9 71 (32.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 71 (32.13%) Finance
10 68 (30.77%) Cisco
11 67 (30.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 66 (29.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 64 (28.96%) XenApp
14 60 (27.15%) Linux
15 55 (24.89%) ITIL
16 51 (23.08%) Hyper-V
17 48 (21.72%) EMC
18 45 (20.36%) DNS
19 44 (19.91%) MS Excel
20 42 (19.00%) VMware ESX
21 39 (17.65%) SQL Server
21 39 (17.65%) HP
21 39 (17.65%) TCP/IP
22 37 (16.74%) NetApp
22 37 (16.74%) SCCM
22 37 (16.74%) XenDesktop
23 35 (15.84%) Exchange Server 2007
23 35 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 109 (49.32%) MS Exchange
2 66 (29.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (15.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (10.86%) IIS
5 22 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (4.52%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.26%) Lync
7 5 (2.26%) Apache
7 5 (2.26%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.36%) Node.js
8 3 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.90%) CMS
9 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.45%) Confluence
10 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (19.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Findur
1 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) SunGard Panorama
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.36%) SaaS
2 3 (1.36%) Office 365
3 2 (0.90%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (36.65%) SAN
2 45 (20.36%) DNS
3 39 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 31 (14.03%) Firewall
4 31 (14.03%) DHCP
4 31 (14.03%) NetScaler
5 25 (11.31%) WAN
6 23 (10.41%) LAN
7 18 (8.14%) VPN
7 18 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (5.43%) Internet
8 12 (5.43%) SSL
9 11 (4.98%) NAS
9 11 (4.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (4.07%) VLAN
11 8 (3.62%) SMTP
11 8 (3.62%) HTTP
11 8 (3.62%) Ethernet
11 8 (3.62%) Wireless
12 7 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.81%) MySQL
5 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.81%) MSI
2 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 71 (32.13%) Finance
2 29 (13.12%) Banking
3 22 (9.95%) Law
4 20 (9.05%) Legal
5 9 (4.07%) Cantonese Language
5 9 (4.07%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.17%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.17%) Retail
7 5 (2.26%) Advertising
8 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.90%) Electronics
9 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.90%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Front Office
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (21.72%) Administrator
2 31 (14.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (13.12%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (11.31%) Analyst
5 16 (7.24%) UNIX Administrator
6 15 (6.79%) Support Engineer
7 14 (6.33%) Consultant
8 13 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (4.52%) Architect
11 9 (4.07%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (4.07%) Project Engineer
11 9 (4.07%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.17%) Citrix Engineer
14 6 (2.71%) Citrix Support
14 6 (2.71%) Server Engineer
14 6 (2.71%) Technical Manager
14 6 (2.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (2.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.71%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.81%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.48%) Clustering
2 12 (5.43%) CLARiiON
2 12 (5.43%) Hedge funds
3 11 (4.98%) Client/Server
4 10 (4.52%) Replication
4 10 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.07%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (3.17%) Celerra
8 6 (2.71%) CMDB
9 4 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.36%) PKI
11 2 (0.90%) DTV
11 2 (0.90%) Firmware
11 2 (0.90%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.45%) Symmetrix DMX
12 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 171 (77.38%) Windows
2 104 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (32.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 67 (30.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (27.15%) Linux
6 29 (13.12%) Solaris
7 22 (9.95%) UNIX
8 21 (9.50%) AIX
9 19 (8.60%) Windows 7
10 18 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (7.69%) Windows XP
12 7 (3.17%) Debian
13 3 (1.36%) CentOS
14 2 (0.90%) VMS
14 2 (0.90%) SELinux
15 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.89%) ITIL
2 25 (11.31%) Load Balancing
3 22 (9.95%) Problem Management
4 18 (8.14%) Service Management
5 16 (7.24%) Migration
6 14 (6.33%) Change Management
6 14 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (6.33%) Release Management
7 12 (5.43%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.52%) MOF
8 10 (4.52%) ITIL V3
9 9 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.62%) Capacity Management
11 6 (2.71%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.26%) Software Distribution
12 5 (2.26%) Project Planning
13 4 (1.81%) Project Management
13 4 (1.81%) PRINCE
13 4 (1.81%) Business Continuity
13 4 (1.81%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.22%) SQL
2 23 (10.41%) PowerShell
3 19 (8.60%) Perl
4 12 (5.43%) Bash Shell
5 9 (4.07%) Python
6 5 (2.26%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.81%) VB
8 3 (1.36%) VBScript
8 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.90%) Java
9 2 (0.90%) C
9 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.90%) Korn
9 2 (0.90%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.45%) PHP
10 1 (0.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (13.57%) MCSE
3 22 (9.95%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (9.05%) MCSA
5 17 (7.69%) CCNA
6 15 (6.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (5.43%) Degree
8 9 (4.07%) A+ Certification
8 9 (4.07%) MCP
9 8 (3.62%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.17%) MCITP
11 6 (2.71%) CCNP
12 4 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.81%) CCA
12 4 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.36%) CCIA
13 3 (1.36%) CCEA
14 2 (0.90%) MCTS
14 2 (0.90%) VCP5
14 2 (0.90%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) PCI DSS
1 7 (3.17%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 143 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 142 (64.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (28.96%) XenApp
4 51 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 42 (19.00%) VMware ESX
6 37 (16.74%) XenDesktop
7 20 (9.05%) XenServer
8 18 (8.14%) vCloud
9 14 (6.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 10 (4.52%) UAG
11 9 (4.07%) NFS
12 6 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (1.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.90%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 1 (0.45%) SRDF
16 1 (0.45%) PowerConvert
Systems Management
1 37 (16.74%) SCCM
2 26 (11.76%) SCOM
3 15 (6.79%) NetBackup
4 14 (6.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (5.43%) WSUS
6 11 (4.98%) Puppet
7 5 (2.26%) XenMobile
8 4 (1.81%) Legato
8 4 (1.81%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.36%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.90%) Nagios
10 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.90%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.45%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.45%) Cacti
11 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 189 (85.52%) VMware
2 104 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 102 (46.15%) Citrix
4 68 (30.77%) Cisco
5 48 (21.72%) EMC
6 39 (17.65%) HP
7 37 (16.74%) NetApp
8 27 (12.22%) Red Hat
9 20 (9.05%) IBM
10 14 (6.33%) Oracle
10 14 (6.33%) Symantec
11 12 (5.43%) CommVault
12 10 (4.52%) Veritas
12 10 (4.52%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.52%) Infoblox
13 9 (4.07%) McAfee
14 7 (3.17%) Dell
15 6 (2.71%) CheckPoint
16 5 (2.26%) Veeam
17 4 (1.81%) Altiris
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benfits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Annapurna
Salary: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago