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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 187 213 194
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 120 102 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 0.97% 1.15%
As % of the System Software category 10.13% 10.17% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 102 94 114
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £35,450 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,750 £72,050
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
1185 1003 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.71% 9.53% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 919 1048
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 January 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 January 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.

1 249 (96.89%) VMware
2 189 (73.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (69.65%) Windows
4 147 (57.20%) Microsoft
5 119 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 117 (45.53%) Active Directory
7 107 (41.63%) Citrix
7 107 (41.63%) MS Exchange
8 98 (38.13%) SAN
9 85 (33.07%) Linux
10 81 (31.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 76 (29.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 75 (29.18%) Cisco
12 75 (29.18%) Finance
13 71 (27.63%) ITIL
14 69 (26.85%) DNS
14 69 (26.85%) HP
15 68 (26.46%) EMC
15 68 (26.46%) NetApp
16 57 (22.18%) DHCP
16 57 (22.18%) XenApp
17 54 (21.01%) Windows Server 2003
18 52 (20.23%) SQL Server
19 47 (18.29%) VMware ESX
20 44 (17.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 43 (16.73%) Firewall
21 43 (16.73%) LAN
21 43 (16.73%) MS Excel
22 42 (16.34%) WAN
22 42 (16.34%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 107 (41.63%) MS Exchange
2 81 (31.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (14.79%) SharePoint
4 27 (10.51%) Lync
5 25 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (7.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (6.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (4.67%) IIS
9 12 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (3.50%) Apache
11 6 (2.33%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.39%) Drupal
13 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (16.73%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.78%) MS Office
3 8 (3.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.89%) Office 365
3 5 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (38.13%) SAN
2 69 (26.85%) DNS
3 57 (22.18%) DHCP
4 43 (16.73%) LAN
4 43 (16.73%) Firewall
5 42 (16.34%) WAN
6 26 (10.12%) NAS
7 25 (9.73%) VPN
8 24 (9.34%) TCP/IP
9 23 (8.95%) iSCSI
9 23 (8.95%) NetScaler
10 21 (8.17%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (5.84%) Wireless
12 14 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (5.06%) VLAN
14 9 (3.50%) Internet
15 8 (3.11%) MPLS
15 8 (3.11%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (2.72%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.67%) DB2
5 8 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.39%) MySQL
8 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.39%) IDOL
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 75 (29.18%) Finance
2 25 (9.73%) Banking
3 24 (9.34%) Law
4 17 (6.61%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.84%) Legal
6 10 (3.89%) Retail
7 7 (2.72%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.72%) Back Office
8 5 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.56%) Marketing
9 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.56%) Electronics
10 3 (1.17%) Advertising
10 3 (1.17%) Publishing
11 2 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (14.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (12.45%) Analyst
3 31 (12.06%) Architect
4 26 (10.12%) Server Engineer
5 20 (7.78%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.78%) Storage Engineer
6 18 (7.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 16 (6.23%) Consultant
8 14 (5.45%) Administrator
9 13 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.28%) Senior Architect
12 10 (3.89%) Network Engineer
12 10 (3.89%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.89%) Technical Architect
13 9 (3.50%) Technical Support
13 9 (3.50%) VMware Engineer
14 8 (3.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.11%) Citrix Engineer
15 7 (2.72%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.33%) Web Services
2 2 (0.78%) Middleware
3 1 (0.39%) XMPP
3 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.39%) JSON
3 1 (0.39%) WSH
3 1 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.34%) Clustering
3 19 (7.39%) Replication
4 16 (6.23%) Blackberry
5 13 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.67%) CLARiiON
7 11 (4.28%) GIS
7 11 (4.28%) Hedge funds
8 8 (3.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (3.11%) EqualLogic
9 6 (2.33%) PKI
10 4 (1.56%) CMDB
10 4 (1.56%) Symmetrix
10 4 (1.56%) DTV
11 3 (1.17%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.17%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.17%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.78%) Chemistry
12 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 179 (69.65%) Windows
2 119 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (33.07%) Linux
4 76 (29.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (21.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (13.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (11.28%) UNIX
8 28 (10.89%) Windows 7
9 23 (8.95%) Solaris
10 17 (6.61%) CentOS
11 13 (5.06%) AIX
12 8 (3.11%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.33%) Android
14 5 (1.95%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.17%) VMS
16 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.78%) Debian
16 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.63%) ITIL
2 19 (7.39%) Migration
3 16 (6.23%) Programme Management
3 16 (6.23%) Configuration Management
4 12 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (4.28%) Load Balancing
5 11 (4.28%) PRINCE
5 11 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (3.89%) Network Management
6 10 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (3.50%) Change Control
7 9 (3.50%) Change Management
7 9 (3.50%) Project Management
8 8 (3.11%) Business Continuity
8 8 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (3.11%) Problem Management
9 7 (2.72%) ITIL V3
9 7 (2.72%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (2.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.23%) PowerShell
2 27 (10.51%) SQL
3 12 (4.67%) Perl
3 12 (4.67%) PHP
4 11 (4.28%) VB
5 8 (3.11%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.33%) VBScript
7 5 (1.95%) Python
8 3 (1.17%) Ruby
8 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.17%) C
9 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.39%) AWK
10 1 (0.39%) Korn
10 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.39%) Java
10 1 (0.39%) R
10 1 (0.39%) sed
Qualifications
1 44 (17.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 42 (16.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (15.56%) MCSE
4 34 (13.23%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (8.95%) MCSA
6 21 (8.17%) Degree
7 20 (7.78%) MCITP
7 20 (7.78%) CCNP
8 12 (4.67%) CCNA
9 10 (3.89%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.72%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.33%) CCA
12 5 (1.95%) RHCE
12 5 (1.95%) NCDA
13 4 (1.56%) VCAP
13 4 (1.56%) VCP5
14 3 (1.17%) MCTS
15 2 (0.78%) MCP
15 2 (0.78%) BC Cleared
16 1 (0.39%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.50%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 189 (73.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (45.53%) Active Directory
3 57 (22.18%) XenApp
4 47 (18.29%) VMware ESX
5 31 (12.06%) XenDesktop
6 29 (11.28%) Hyper-V
6 29 (11.28%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (7.78%) vCloud
8 16 (6.23%) NFS
9 11 (4.28%) XenServer
9 11 (4.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (3.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (3.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 7 (2.72%) UAG
11 7 (2.72%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.95%) Firmware
12 5 (1.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (1.56%) Veritas File System
13 4 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (10.89%) SCCM
2 22 (8.56%) SCOM
3 18 (7.00%) NetBackup
4 12 (4.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (3.89%) SCOrch
5 10 (3.89%) XenMobile
6 9 (3.50%) SCVMM
7 8 (3.11%) Backup Exec
7 8 (3.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (3.11%) Puppet
8 6 (2.33%) Nagios
9 5 (1.95%) Cacti
9 5 (1.95%) SCSM
9 5 (1.95%) HP SIM
10 4 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (1.56%) Legato
10 4 (1.56%) WSUS
11 3 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 249 (96.89%) VMware
2 147 (57.20%) Microsoft
3 107 (41.63%) Citrix
4 75 (29.18%) Cisco
5 69 (26.85%) HP
6 68 (26.46%) NetApp
6 68 (26.46%) EMC
7 31 (12.06%) Dell
8 30 (11.67%) Red Hat
9 25 (9.73%) Juniper
10 23 (8.95%) Oracle
11 22 (8.56%) Brocade
12 18 (7.00%) Symantec
12 18 (7.00%) Veeam
13 16 (6.23%) IBM
14 15 (5.84%) Veritas
15 12 (4.67%) AppSense
16 11 (4.28%) SolarWinds
17 10 (3.89%) Infoblox
18 8 (3.11%) Mitel
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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