The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 296 268 282
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 435 417 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.89% 0.92% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 9.20% 10.11% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 392 358 438
Average salary £49,000 £48,875 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.25% +8.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4727 4124 4514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 9.69% 9.14% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4116 3531 3953
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -24 107 £49,000 +3.15% 3
Bromley -8 13 £37,500 -6.25%
Twickenham +7 10 £45,000 +20.00%
Croydon -2 7 £47,000 -8.73%
Uxbridge +9 6 £35,000 -28.20%
Sidcup +1 3 £47,500 -2.81%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Hayes - 3 £67,500 -
Worcester Park - 3 £45,000 -
Enfield - 2 £70,000 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 778 (93.51%) VMware
2 659 (79.21%) Windows
3 562 (67.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 486 (58.41%) Active Directory
5 411 (49.40%) Microsoft
6 398 (47.84%) MS Exchange
7 393 (47.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 374 (44.95%) SAN
9 366 (43.99%) Citrix
10 319 (38.34%) Cisco
11 303 (36.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 268 (32.21%) HP
13 250 (30.05%) MS Excel
14 229 (27.52%) Exchange Server 2010
15 224 (26.92%) XenApp
16 209 (25.12%) Linux
17 204 (24.52%) Windows Server 2012
18 176 (21.15%) ITIL
19 175 (21.03%) Microsoft Certification
20 174 (20.91%) DNS
21 171 (20.55%) Firewall
22 169 (20.31%) Finance
23 161 (19.35%) EMC
24 159 (19.11%) VMware ESX
25 156 (18.75%) SQL Server
26 155 (18.63%) SQL
27 146 (17.55%) Hyper-V
28 143 (17.19%) XenDesktop
29 140 (16.83%) TCP/IP
30 135 (16.23%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 398 (47.84%) MS Exchange
2 229 (27.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 118 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 106 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 87 (10.46%) IIS
6 80 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 56 (6.73%) Apache
8 55 (6.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 46 (5.53%) SharePoint
10 20 (2.40%) Tomcat
11 19 (2.28%) SAS
12 17 (2.04%) Lync
13 14 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
14 13 (1.56%) WebLogic
15 9 (1.08%) WorkSite
16 7 (0.84%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.84%) nginx
16 7 (0.84%) Drupal
17 6 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 250 (30.05%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.41%) MS Office
3 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.24%) Findur
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SunGard Panorama
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.52%) IaaS
3 14 (1.68%) Office 365
4 11 (1.32%) SaaS
5 10 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.48%) Route 53
6 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.48%) PaaS
7 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.24%) Heroku
8 2 (0.24%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 374 (44.95%) SAN
2 174 (20.91%) DNS
3 171 (20.55%) Firewall
4 140 (16.83%) TCP/IP
5 120 (14.42%) DHCP
6 94 (11.30%) VPN
7 90 (10.82%) WAN
8 86 (10.34%) Internet
9 84 (10.10%) NAS
10 80 (9.62%) LAN
11 74 (8.89%) iSCSI
12 72 (8.65%) VLAN
13 53 (6.37%) Wireless
14 44 (5.29%) NetScaler
15 34 (4.09%) SSL
16 32 (3.85%) Network Security
17 31 (3.73%) VoIP
18 30 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
19 27 (3.25%) MPLS
20 24 (2.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (3.97%) MySQL
4 21 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.60%) Big Data
8 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.24%) FileMaker
11 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.32%) Subversion
3 8 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.84%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.72%) JIRA
6 5 (0.60%) Juju
7 4 (0.48%) NUnit
7 4 (0.48%) NuGet
7 4 (0.48%) FishEye
7 4 (0.48%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.48%) NCover
7 4 (0.48%) FxCop
8 3 (0.36%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.36%) Maven
8 3 (0.36%) Selenium
8 3 (0.36%) Ant
9 1 (0.12%) K2 blackpoint
9 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
General
1 169 (20.31%) Finance
2 48 (5.77%) Legal
2 48 (5.77%) Banking
3 39 (4.69%) Law
4 35 (4.21%) Advertising
5 34 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.44%) Marketing
7 11 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.20%) Cantonese Language
9 7 (0.84%) Retail
9 7 (0.84%) Publishing
10 5 (0.60%) Back Office
11 2 (0.24%) Electronics
11 2 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.12%) Games
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 104 (12.50%) Administrator
2 102 (12.26%) Consultant
3 98 (11.78%) Support Engineer
4 91 (10.94%) Analyst
5 83 (9.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 77 (9.25%) Systems Administrator
7 69 (8.29%) Systems Engineer
8 63 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 56 (6.73%) Architect
10 51 (6.13%) VMware Engineer
11 39 (4.69%) Support Analyst
12 38 (4.57%) Technical Consultant
12 38 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 34 (4.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 32 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 32 (3.85%) IT Support
15 30 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 27 (3.25%) Server Engineer
17 26 (3.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
18 24 (2.88%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.25%) Web Services
2 16 (1.92%) .NET
3 13 (1.56%) J2EE
4 10 (1.20%) Middleware
5 6 (0.72%) Ajax
5 6 (0.72%) RESTful
6 5 (0.60%) JSON
6 5 (0.60%) XML
7 4 (0.48%) X-Windows
7 4 (0.48%) Django
8 3 (0.36%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.36%) LAMP
8 3 (0.36%) Servlets
9 2 (0.24%) Spring
9 2 (0.24%) Apache Camel
9 2 (0.24%) Spring Integration
9 2 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.12%) jQuery
10 1 (0.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 120 (14.42%) Clustering
2 110 (13.22%) Blackberry
3 65 (7.81%) Replication
4 40 (4.81%) Client/Server
5 26 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 23 (2.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 23 (2.76%) CLARiiON
7 20 (2.40%) Celerra
8 14 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 14 (1.68%) Fat Client
8 14 (1.68%) Symmetrix DMX
9 13 (1.56%) Symmetrix
10 12 (1.44%) EqualLogic
11 10 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.20%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.96%) Smartphone
12 8 (0.96%) Statistics
13 7 (0.84%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 659 (79.21%) Windows
2 393 (47.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 303 (36.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 209 (25.12%) Linux
5 204 (24.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 122 (14.66%) Windows 7
7 71 (8.53%) UNIX
8 68 (8.17%) Windows XP
9 59 (7.09%) Solaris
10 44 (5.29%) Windows Vista
11 29 (3.49%) Mac OS
12 27 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (3.25%) Windows 2000 Server
13 26 (3.13%) AIX
14 17 (2.04%) Windows 8
14 17 (2.04%) HPUX
15 14 (1.68%) Ubuntu
16 13 (1.56%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.96%) Debian
17 8 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (21.15%) ITIL
2 82 (9.86%) Migration
3 75 (9.01%) Load Balancing
4 52 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 49 (5.89%) Configuration Management
6 46 (5.53%) Service Management
7 42 (5.05%) Project Management
8 40 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 39 (4.69%) Service Delivery
10 32 (3.85%) PRINCE2
10 32 (3.85%) Change Management
11 26 (3.13%) Problem Management
12 23 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
12 23 (2.76%) Business Continuity
13 21 (2.52%) Network Management
14 20 (2.40%) Asset Management
15 18 (2.16%) Release Management
16 16 (1.92%) Change Control
17 15 (1.80%) Performance Monitoring
17 15 (1.80%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 155 (18.63%) SQL
2 124 (14.90%) PowerShell
3 54 (6.49%) Perl
4 35 (4.21%) Python
5 34 (4.09%) Java
6 23 (2.76%) VBScript
7 22 (2.64%) C
8 19 (2.28%) Ruby
8 19 (2.28%) C#
9 16 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 16 (1.92%) PHP
10 13 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.44%) VB
12 11 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.32%) C++
13 8 (0.96%) PowerHouse
14 2 (0.24%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.24%) Groovy
15 1 (0.12%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 175 (21.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (15.99%) MCSE
3 105 (12.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 78 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (8.41%) Degree
6 55 (6.61%) MCSA
7 53 (6.37%) CCNA
8 49 (5.89%) MCITP
9 31 (3.73%) VCP5
10 30 (3.61%) Security Cleared
10 30 (3.61%) HP AIS
11 29 (3.49%) MCP
12 28 (3.37%) CCNP
13 26 (3.13%) HP ASE
14 20 (2.40%) HND
15 19 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
16 18 (2.16%) SC Cleared
17 15 (1.80%) DV Cleared
18 12 (1.44%) CCA
19 9 (1.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.93%) SLA
2 7 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 562 (67.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 486 (58.41%) Active Directory
3 224 (26.92%) XenApp
4 159 (19.11%) VMware ESX
5 146 (17.55%) Hyper-V
6 143 (17.19%) XenDesktop
7 92 (11.06%) XenServer
8 75 (9.01%) VMware ESXi
9 57 (6.85%) vCloud
10 16 (1.92%) NFS
11 14 (1.68%) Xen
12 13 (1.56%) SRDF
13 10 (1.20%) KVM
14 8 (0.96%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.72%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.72%) Snort
15 6 (0.72%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
17 4 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 4 (0.48%) UAG
Systems Management
1 63 (7.57%) SCCM
2 55 (6.61%) Backup Exec
3 52 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 35 (4.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 24 (2.88%) Puppet
6 23 (2.76%) WSUS
7 21 (2.52%) SCOM
7 21 (2.52%) Nagios
8 18 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (0.84%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.60%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.60%) Cacti
13 5 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.60%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
14 4 (0.48%) AppManager
Vendors
1 778 (93.51%) VMware
2 411 (49.40%) Microsoft
3 366 (43.99%) Citrix
4 319 (38.34%) Cisco
5 268 (32.21%) HP
6 161 (19.35%) EMC
7 135 (16.23%) NetApp
8 96 (11.54%) Dell
9 80 (9.62%) Symantec
10 64 (7.69%) Veeam
11 61 (7.33%) McAfee
12 53 (6.37%) IBM
13 49 (5.89%) Juniper
14 36 (4.33%) Veritas
15 35 (4.21%) Red Hat
16 33 (3.97%) CheckPoint
17 32 (3.85%) Oracle
18 31 (3.73%) WatchGuard
19 30 (3.61%) Brocade
20 29 (3.49%) 3PAR
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + car + pension + BUPA
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Twickenham
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + On call, Overtime
Posted: 14 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Sky
Salary: Excellent Sky Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Twickenham
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £27,700 to £35,000 depending on experience, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
London
CPS Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago