The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 256 304 306
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 481 367 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.04% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 10.09% 8.76% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 412 332 353
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4767 4189 4669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.29% 9.35% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4112 3635 4066
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in London

vSphere
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the London region.

vSphere Salary Trend in London

vSphere
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in London

vSphere
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +50 125 £52,500 +7.14% 14
Bromley -9 13 £37,500 -20.21%
Sidcup +4 7 £52,500 +7.14%
Uxbridge - 7 £42,500 -
Hayes - 5 £42,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -17 4 £33,000 -5.71%
Canary Wharf +7 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Hounslow -6 2 £55,000 -
Croydon -12 2 £57,500 +24.32% 1
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Dagenham - 1 £35,000 -
Harrow - 1 £72,500 -
Chessington - 1 - -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 800 (92.27%) VMware
2 654 (75.43%) Windows
3 604 (69.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 461 (53.17%) Active Directory
5 425 (49.02%) Microsoft
6 383 (44.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 378 (43.60%) MS Exchange
8 364 (41.98%) Citrix
9 343 (39.56%) SAN
10 296 (34.14%) Cisco
11 293 (33.79%) Linux
12 235 (27.10%) Finance
13 232 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 227 (26.18%) XenApp
15 226 (26.07%) HP
16 222 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
17 219 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
18 215 (24.80%) ITIL
19 207 (23.88%) DNS
20 205 (23.64%) SQL Server
21 193 (22.26%) Firewall
22 187 (21.57%) EMC
23 182 (20.99%) VMware ESX
24 177 (20.42%) DHCP
25 174 (20.07%) MS Excel
26 165 (19.03%) TCP/IP
27 144 (16.61%) NetApp
28 138 (15.92%) Red Hat
29 121 (13.96%) SQL
30 119 (13.73%) Clustering

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 378 (43.60%) MS Exchange
2 232 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (12.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 76 (8.77%) IIS
5 74 (8.54%) SharePoint
6 70 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 62 (7.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 56 (6.46%) Apache
9 43 (4.96%) CMS
10 36 (4.15%) Tomcat
11 29 (3.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (3.00%) Drupal
13 24 (2.77%) Escenic
14 23 (2.65%) Lync
15 20 (2.31%) OpenStack
16 18 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
18 12 (1.38%) WebSphere
19 10 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
20 9 (1.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 174 (20.07%) MS Excel
2 83 (9.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) MS Project
4 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 18 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.23%) Tridion
5 1 (0.12%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.65%) Office 365
3 19 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.08%) IaaS
5 14 (1.61%) SaaS
6 10 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.69%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.69%) PaaS
9 4 (0.46%) Route 53
9 4 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.12%) Heroku
10 1 (0.12%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 343 (39.56%) SAN
2 207 (23.88%) DNS
3 193 (22.26%) Firewall
4 177 (20.42%) DHCP
5 165 (19.03%) TCP/IP
6 105 (12.11%) VPN
7 95 (10.96%) NAS
8 86 (9.92%) LAN
9 82 (9.46%) WAN
10 76 (8.77%) NetScaler
11 75 (8.65%) Internet
12 67 (7.73%) iSCSI
13 65 (7.50%) VLAN
14 64 (7.38%) Cisco ASA
15 57 (6.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 53 (6.11%) Wireless
17 42 (4.84%) SSL
18 39 (4.50%) Fibre Channel
19 36 (4.15%) Network Security
20 30 (3.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.46%) MySQL
3 49 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (2.77%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.81%) DB2
8 7 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.69%) Big Data
10 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.35%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.73%) Juju
4 10 (1.15%) AdminStudio
5 5 (0.58%) Subversion
5 5 (0.58%) MSI
6 4 (0.46%) JIRA
6 4 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.35%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.35%) Maven
7 3 (0.35%) Ant
7 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
General
1 235 (27.10%) Finance
2 53 (6.11%) Banking
3 45 (5.19%) Legal
4 40 (4.61%) Law
5 31 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 30 (3.46%) Publishing
7 18 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.85%) Advertising
9 12 (1.38%) Retail
10 10 (1.15%) Back Office
10 10 (1.15%) Cantonese Language
11 9 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.46%) Marketing
13 2 (0.23%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 106 (12.23%) Analyst
2 104 (12.00%) Administrator
3 89 (10.27%) Support Engineer
4 88 (10.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 76 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
6 56 (6.46%) Consultant
7 54 (6.23%) Architect
8 48 (5.54%) 3rd Line Support
9 44 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
10 41 (4.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 40 (4.61%) Support Analyst
12 35 (4.04%) Linux Administrator
13 34 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
14 32 (3.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 27 (3.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 27 (3.11%) Network Engineer
15 27 (3.11%) Team Leader
16 24 (2.77%) UNIX Administrator
16 24 (2.77%) Infrastructure Architect
17 23 (2.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.77%) Ajax
2 23 (2.65%) Web Services
3 19 (2.19%) Application Packaging
4 16 (1.85%) RESTful
4 16 (1.85%) .NET
5 15 (1.73%) XML
5 15 (1.73%) JSON
6 14 (1.61%) Django
7 8 (0.92%) Middleware
7 8 (0.92%) J2EE
8 4 (0.46%) HTML
9 3 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.35%) Servlets
10 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.23%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.23%) CSS
10 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.23%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.23%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.12%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 119 (13.73%) Clustering
2 71 (8.19%) CLARiiON
3 70 (8.07%) Replication
4 56 (6.46%) Blackberry
5 42 (4.84%) Hedge funds
6 32 (3.69%) Mobile App
7 26 (3.00%) Digital Media
7 26 (3.00%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.65%) Client/Server
8 23 (2.65%) EqualLogic
9 14 (1.61%) Fat Client
9 14 (1.61%) Open Source
9 14 (1.61%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.50%) Celerra
11 12 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
12 11 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.15%) CMDB
14 9 (1.04%) Grid Computing
15 8 (0.92%) Symmetrix
15 8 (0.92%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 654 (75.43%) Windows
2 383 (44.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 293 (33.79%) Linux
4 222 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 219 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 107 (12.34%) Windows 7
7 96 (11.07%) Solaris
8 87 (10.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (6.81%) Windows XP
10 58 (6.69%) UNIX
11 38 (4.38%) AIX
11 38 (4.38%) CentOS
12 29 (3.34%) Ubuntu
13 26 (3.00%) Windows 8
14 17 (1.96%) SUSE
15 16 (1.85%) Windows Vista
16 14 (1.61%) Debian
17 13 (1.50%) Mac OS X
18 11 (1.27%) Mac OS
19 9 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (24.80%) ITIL
2 76 (8.77%) Migration
3 69 (7.96%) Change Management
3 69 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 69 (7.96%) Load Balancing
4 50 (5.77%) Problem Management
4 50 (5.77%) Configuration Management
5 43 (4.96%) Incident Management
6 42 (4.84%) DevOps
7 41 (4.73%) E-Commerce
8 40 (4.61%) Service Management
9 39 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
10 34 (3.92%) Business Continuity
11 33 (3.81%) Project Management
12 30 (3.46%) Capacity Management
13 29 (3.34%) Release Management
14 27 (3.11%) Content Management
14 27 (3.11%) ITIL V3
15 25 (2.88%) Asset Management
16 24 (2.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 121 (13.96%) SQL
2 110 (12.69%) PowerShell
3 91 (10.50%) Perl
4 52 (6.00%) Java
5 43 (4.96%) PHP
5 43 (4.96%) Python
6 39 (4.50%) Bash Shell
7 33 (3.81%) Ruby
8 24 (2.77%) C
9 17 (1.96%) VB
10 15 (1.73%) VBScript
11 13 (1.50%) C#
11 13 (1.50%) JavaScript
12 12 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.81%) Korn
15 6 (0.69%) C++
16 5 (0.58%) VBA
17 4 (0.46%) PowerHouse
18 3 (0.35%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 116 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (11.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 92 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (10.15%) MCSE
5 57 (6.57%) Degree
6 49 (5.65%) CCNA
7 44 (5.07%) MCSA
8 36 (4.15%) CCNP
8 36 (4.15%) MCITP
9 24 (2.77%) Security Cleared
9 24 (2.77%) MCP
10 16 (1.85%) VCP5
11 14 (1.61%) HND
11 14 (1.61%) HP AIS
12 13 (1.50%) HP ASE
12 13 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (1.50%) VCAP
13 11 (1.27%) A+ Certification
14 10 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.34%) SLA
2 11 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 604 (69.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 461 (53.17%) Active Directory
3 227 (26.18%) XenApp
4 182 (20.99%) VMware ESX
5 118 (13.61%) Hyper-V
6 91 (10.50%) VMware ESXi
7 90 (10.38%) XenDesktop
8 68 (7.84%) XenServer
9 55 (6.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 52 (6.00%) UAG
11 42 (4.84%) vCloud
12 31 (3.58%) NFS
13 20 (2.31%) KVM
14 14 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 14 (1.61%) Xen
15 13 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
18 9 (1.04%) Terminal Server
18 9 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 90 (10.38%) SCCM
2 71 (8.19%) NetBackup
3 70 (8.07%) Backup Exec
3 70 (8.07%) Puppet
4 57 (6.57%) SCOM
5 54 (6.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 52 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 48 (5.54%) Nagios
8 39 (4.50%) WSUS
9 30 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (2.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 17 (1.96%) HP SIM
12 11 (1.27%) Legato
12 11 (1.27%) Data Guard
12 11 (1.27%) Cacti
12 11 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
13 10 (1.15%) ARCserve
14 8 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (0.81%) XenMobile
16 6 (0.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 800 (92.27%) VMware
2 425 (49.02%) Microsoft
3 364 (41.98%) Citrix
4 296 (34.14%) Cisco
5 226 (26.07%) HP
6 187 (21.57%) EMC
7 144 (16.61%) NetApp
8 138 (15.92%) Red Hat
9 105 (12.11%) Symantec
10 85 (9.80%) Dell
11 79 (9.11%) Oracle
12 65 (7.50%) Veeam
13 60 (6.92%) IBM
13 60 (6.92%) Juniper
14 45 (5.19%) Infoblox
15 38 (4.38%) CommVault
16 37 (4.27%) McAfee
17 33 (3.81%) WatchGuard
18 32 (3.69%) SolarWinds
18 32 (3.69%) Veritas
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + great company!
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
NAK Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum based upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Net-A-Porter Group LTD
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
AIG EUROPE (UK) LIMITED
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago