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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 201 241 241
Rank change year-on-year
+40 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 128 82 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 10.40% 8.59% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 101 77 94
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £39,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £68,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
1231 955 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.37% 8.07% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1052 834 1071
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 197 (86.78%) VMware
2 170 (74.89%) Windows
3 150 (66.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 133 (58.59%) Active Directory
5 112 (49.34%) Microsoft
6 109 (48.02%) MS Exchange
7 105 (46.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 104 (45.81%) Citrix
9 87 (38.33%) SAN
10 78 (34.36%) Finance
11 75 (33.04%) Cisco
11 75 (33.04%) ITIL
11 75 (33.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 69 (30.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 68 (29.96%) Linux
14 63 (27.75%) EMC
14 63 (27.75%) XenApp
15 58 (25.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 52 (22.91%) VMware ESX
17 50 (22.03%) DNS
18 44 (19.38%) Microsoft Certification
18 44 (19.38%) NetApp
18 44 (19.38%) Hyper-V
19 42 (18.50%) DHCP
20 39 (17.18%) MCSE
20 39 (17.18%) SQL Server
21 38 (16.74%) MS Excel
22 37 (16.30%) HP
23 36 (15.86%) Red Hat
23 36 (15.86%) NetScaler

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (48.02%) MS Exchange
2 75 (33.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (10.13%) IIS
5 22 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (5.29%) SharePoint
7 11 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.32%) Lync
9 3 (1.32%) Node.js
9 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.32%) Apache
9 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.32%) CMS
10 1 (0.44%) Confluence
10 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (16.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.32%) SaaS
2 3 (1.32%) Office 365
3 2 (0.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (38.33%) SAN
2 50 (22.03%) DNS
3 42 (18.50%) DHCP
4 36 (15.86%) NetScaler
5 33 (14.54%) LAN
6 32 (14.10%) Firewall
7 31 (13.66%) WAN
7 31 (13.66%) TCP/IP
8 23 (10.13%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (8.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (7.93%) VPN
11 14 (6.17%) SSL
11 14 (6.17%) Internet
12 13 (5.73%) Wireless
13 12 (5.29%) Fibre Channel
14 11 (4.85%) Ethernet
15 10 (4.41%) MPLS
15 10 (4.41%) iSCSI
16 9 (3.96%) NAS
17 8 (3.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.76%) MySQL
5 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.44%) Big Data
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.76%) MSI
2 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 78 (34.36%) Finance
2 31 (13.66%) Banking
3 21 (9.25%) Law
4 16 (7.05%) Legal
5 10 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.96%) Cantonese Language
7 6 (2.64%) Retail
7 6 (2.64%) Advertising
7 6 (2.64%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.76%) Back Office
8 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.88%) Marketing
9 2 (0.88%) Electronics
9 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (18.06%) Administrator
2 33 (14.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (11.45%) Analyst
4 25 (11.01%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (7.05%) UNIX Administrator
6 14 (6.17%) Support Engineer
6 14 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (4.41%) Consultant
8 10 (4.41%) Project Engineer
8 10 (4.41%) Technical Manager
9 9 (3.96%) Server Engineer
9 9 (3.96%) Architect
9 9 (3.96%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.96%) Storage Engineer
10 8 (3.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.08%) Citrix Engineer
12 6 (2.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.64%) Technical Support
12 6 (2.64%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.64%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.88%) Middleware
3 2 (0.88%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.01%) Clustering
2 20 (8.81%) CLARiiON
3 15 (6.61%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 10 (4.41%) CMDB
5 9 (3.96%) Hedge funds
6 8 (3.52%) Replication
6 8 (3.52%) Celerra
6 8 (3.52%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.20%) PKI
7 5 (2.20%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.76%) GIS
9 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.88%) DTV
10 2 (0.88%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 170 (74.89%) Windows
2 105 (46.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (30.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (29.96%) Linux
5 58 (25.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (14.10%) Solaris
7 24 (10.57%) UNIX
7 24 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (9.69%) AIX
9 21 (9.25%) Windows 7
10 16 (7.05%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.08%) Debian
12 6 (2.64%) CentOS
13 2 (0.88%) SELinux
13 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.04%) ITIL
2 27 (11.89%) Problem Management
3 19 (8.37%) Release Management
3 19 (8.37%) Load Balancing
3 19 (8.37%) Service Management
4 18 (7.93%) Migration
5 15 (6.61%) ITIL V3
6 14 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (5.73%) Configuration Management
7 13 (5.73%) Change Management
8 12 (5.29%) Capacity Management
9 10 (4.41%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.41%) MOF
10 8 (3.52%) PRINCE
10 8 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.08%) Network Management
12 5 (2.20%) Time Management
12 5 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (2.20%) Project Management
12 5 (2.20%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.01%) PowerShell
2 23 (10.13%) SQL
3 20 (8.81%) Perl
4 16 (7.05%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.20%) Python
6 4 (1.76%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.76%) PHP
6 4 (1.76%) VB
7 3 (1.32%) Korn
7 3 (1.32%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.32%) C
7 3 (1.32%) VBScript
8 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (19.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (17.18%) MCSE
3 29 (12.78%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (12.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (12.33%) MCSA
5 17 (7.49%) Degree
6 16 (7.05%) CCNA
7 13 (5.73%) CCNP
8 10 (4.41%) MCP
8 10 (4.41%) Security Cleared
8 10 (4.41%) MCITP
9 9 (3.96%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.76%) RHCE
10 4 (1.76%) CCA
10 4 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.76%) NCDA
11 3 (1.32%) CCIA
11 3 (1.32%) VCP5
11 3 (1.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.85%) SLA
2 7 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 150 (66.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (58.59%) Active Directory
3 63 (27.75%) XenApp
4 52 (22.91%) VMware ESX
5 44 (19.38%) Hyper-V
6 32 (14.10%) XenDesktop
7 20 (8.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 19 (8.37%) XenServer
9 16 (7.05%) UAG
9 16 (7.05%) vCloud
10 13 (5.73%) NFS
11 9 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 2 (0.88%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.88%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.88%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (13.22%) SCCM
2 28 (12.33%) SCOM
3 20 (8.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 19 (8.37%) NetBackup
5 11 (4.85%) Puppet
6 10 (4.41%) WSUS
7 6 (2.64%) XenMobile
8 5 (2.20%) Nagios
9 4 (1.76%) Legato
9 4 (1.76%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.76%) Cacti
10 3 (1.32%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.88%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.44%) Ansible
12 1 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 197 (86.78%) VMware
2 112 (49.34%) Microsoft
3 104 (45.81%) Citrix
4 75 (33.04%) Cisco
5 63 (27.75%) EMC
6 44 (19.38%) NetApp
7 37 (16.30%) HP
8 36 (15.86%) Red Hat
9 19 (8.37%) Oracle
10 17 (7.49%) IBM
10 17 (7.49%) Symantec
11 16 (7.05%) SolarWinds
12 15 (6.61%) Infoblox
13 14 (6.17%) Dell
13 14 (6.17%) CommVault
14 12 (5.29%) Juniper
14 12 (5.29%) Veritas
15 10 (4.41%) McAfee
16 7 (3.08%) F5
17 6 (2.64%) Veeam
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + great company!
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago