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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 209 206 227
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 56 117 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 1.13% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 7.37% 9.47% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 51 102 85
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%
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
760 1236 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.39% 11.90% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 663 1074 922
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 84 (85.71%) VMware
2 60 (61.22%) Windows
3 54 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
5 41 (41.84%) Windows Server
6 37 (37.76%) Linux
7 35 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 34 (34.69%) Cisco
9 31 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (29.59%) Citrix
10 29 (29.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (28.57%) Clustering
12 27 (27.55%) DNS
13 26 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
14 25 (25.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (25.51%) Finance
14 25 (25.51%) CCNA
15 22 (22.45%) MCSE
16 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
16 21 (21.43%) WAN
17 20 (20.41%) LAN
17 20 (20.41%) ITIL
17 20 (20.41%) Firewall
17 20 (20.41%) XenApp
18 18 (18.37%) Hyper-V
18 18 (18.37%) EMC
19 17 (17.35%) MCP
19 17 (17.35%) MCSA
19 17 (17.35%) Disaster Recovery
19 17 (17.35%) VMware ESXi

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.24%) OpenStack
3 11 (11.22%) IIS
4 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (7.14%) CloudStack
6 7 (7.14%) JBoss
6 7 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 7 (7.14%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (3.06%) Node.js
8 3 (3.06%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.02%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Findur
1 3 (3.06%) SunGard Panorama
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.08%) IaaS
4 3 (3.06%) PaaS
4 3 (3.06%) SoftLayer
5 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.04%) GitHub
5 2 (2.04%) SaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.55%) DNS
2 21 (21.43%) WAN
3 20 (20.41%) Firewall
3 20 (20.41%) LAN
4 16 (16.33%) DHCP
5 13 (13.27%) SAN
6 11 (11.22%) SSL
6 11 (11.22%) VPN
7 10 (10.20%) MPLS
8 8 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (8.16%) Internet
9 7 (7.14%) LDAP
9 7 (7.14%) SMTP
10 6 (6.12%) HTTP
10 6 (6.12%) IP Telephony
10 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
10 6 (6.12%) Wireless
11 5 (5.10%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (5.10%) iSCSI
11 5 (5.10%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.08%) Big Data
4 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.14%) Subversion
2 7 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.04%) GitLab
3 2 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (25.51%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Back Office
3 9 (9.18%) Banking
4 4 (4.08%) Advertising
4 4 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 13 (13.27%) Analyst
1 13 (13.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (12.24%) VMware Engineer
3 10 (10.20%) Administrator
3 10 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (10.20%) Mitel Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Server Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) IT Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Server Support
5 8 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Architect
7 6 (6.12%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) PowerShell Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (4.08%) LAMP
2 4 (4.08%) Web Services
3 3 (3.06%) WSH
4 2 (2.04%) Middleware
4 2 (2.04%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (1.02%) HTML
5 1 (1.02%) REST
5 1 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.57%) Clustering
2 15 (15.31%) Data Centre
3 11 (11.22%) Replication
4 10 (10.20%) IVR
5 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.12%) EMC VNX
7 5 (5.10%) EqualLogic
7 5 (5.10%) Private Cloud
8 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.08%) Public Cloud
9 3 (3.06%) Fintech
10 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.04%) PMI
11 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
11 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
11 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.02%) PKI
11 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (61.22%) Windows
2 41 (41.84%) Windows Server
3 37 (37.76%) Linux
4 31 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (29.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (15.31%) Unix
7 9 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.16%) CentOS
9 6 (6.12%) Solaris
10 5 (5.10%) AIX
10 5 (5.10%) VMS
10 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.04%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.41%) ITIL
2 17 (17.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (16.33%) Workflow
4 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.20%) DevOps
5 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.14%) Change Management
7 7 (7.14%) DSDM
7 7 (7.14%) OWASP
7 7 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.14%) RUP
7 7 (7.14%) Scrum
8 5 (5.10%) Data Security
8 5 (5.10%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.10%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.08%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.08%) Auto-Scaling
9 4 (4.08%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) Python
2 13 (13.27%) PowerShell
3 12 (12.24%) Bash Shell
3 12 (12.24%) SQL
4 9 (9.18%) Perl
4 9 (9.18%) Ruby
5 8 (8.16%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.14%) VBScript
7 4 (4.08%) Java
8 3 (3.06%) C
8 3 (3.06%) C#
8 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.06%) VB
9 2 (2.04%) Groovy
9 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (25.51%) CCNA
2 25 (25.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (22.45%) MCSE
4 17 (17.35%) MCP
4 17 (17.35%) MCSA
5 14 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 6 (6.12%) Degree
7 6 (6.12%) MCITP
8 4 (4.08%) CCNP
9 3 (3.06%) MCTS
9 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.04%) VCDX
10 2 (2.04%) VCP5
11 1 (1.02%) CCA
11 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.02%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 20 (20.41%) XenApp
4 18 (18.37%) Hyper-V
5 17 (17.35%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 9 (9.18%) Xen
8 8 (8.16%) XenServer
9 6 (6.12%) XenDesktop
10 5 (5.10%) NFS
10 5 (5.10%) vCloud
11 2 (2.04%) Docker
11 2 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.02%) KVM
12 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) SCCM
2 12 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (12.24%) Puppet
3 9 (9.18%) Ansible
3 9 (9.18%) SCOM
4 7 (7.14%) Cobbler
4 7 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.14%) Salt
4 7 (7.14%) Terraform
4 7 (7.14%) Tivoli
5 6 (6.12%) WSUS
6 4 (4.08%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.06%) Nagios
8 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.02%) ThinApp
8 1 (1.02%) vMotion
8 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 84 (85.71%) VMware
2 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
3 34 (34.69%) Cisco
4 29 (29.59%) Citrix
5 18 (18.37%) EMC
6 10 (10.20%) Mitel
6 10 (10.20%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.14%) Dell
7 7 (7.14%) EnterpriseDB
7 7 (7.14%) HP
7 7 (7.14%) Oracle
8 5 (5.10%) NetApp
9 4 (4.08%) Juniper
10 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.06%) CommVault
10 3 (3.06%) IBM
10 3 (3.06%) OpenLink
10 3 (3.06%) SunGard
11 2 (2.04%) arcserve
11 2 (2.04%) Veritas
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