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 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 234 297 294
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 533 396 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.31% 0.92% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 10.75% 9.26% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 468 336 371
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,523 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
4956 4275 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.15% 9.96% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4338 3691 3681
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +26 120 £52,500 +7.14% 15
Croydon +11 9 £30,000 -36.84%
Sidcup -7 7 £51,000 +7.36% 1
Surbiton - 6 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £33,750 - 1
Bromley +4 3 £41,500 +10.66%
Enfield +3 2 £26,500 -47.00%
Hayes - 2 £42,500 - 1
Ealing - 2 £35,000 -
New Malden - 1 £52,500 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 954 (95.78%) VMware
2 754 (75.70%) Windows
3 697 (69.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 512 (51.41%) Active Directory
5 501 (50.30%) Microsoft
6 457 (45.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 451 (45.28%) MS Exchange
8 441 (44.28%) Citrix
9 421 (42.27%) SAN
10 392 (39.36%) Cisco
11 310 (31.12%) HP
12 303 (30.42%) Linux
12 303 (30.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 298 (29.92%) Exchange Server 2010
14 288 (28.92%) DNS
15 274 (27.51%) SQL Server
16 261 (26.20%) Finance
17 244 (24.50%) Firewall
18 240 (24.10%) Windows Server 2003
19 239 (24.00%) XenApp
20 238 (23.90%) ITIL
21 206 (20.68%) DHCP
22 204 (20.48%) NetApp
23 201 (20.18%) EMC
24 189 (18.98%) MS Excel
25 163 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2007
26 161 (16.16%) Red Hat
26 161 (16.16%) NAS
27 159 (15.96%) VMware ESXi
28 157 (15.76%) Hyper-V

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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
1 451 (45.28%) MS Exchange
2 298 (29.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 163 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 140 (14.06%) SharePoint
5 116 (11.65%) IIS
6 91 (9.14%) Lync
7 86 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 73 (7.33%) Apache
9 54 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 48 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 43 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 35 (3.51%) Office Communications Server
13 31 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 30 (3.01%) Tomcat
15 21 (2.11%) JBoss
16 16 (1.61%) WorkSite
17 13 (1.31%) IBM Notes
17 13 (1.31%) CMS
18 12 (1.20%) OpenStack
19 11 (1.10%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 189 (18.98%) MS Excel
2 136 (13.65%) MS Office
3 11 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) Tridion
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.10%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.10%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 79 (7.93%) Office 365
2 60 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (3.01%) IaaS
4 30 (3.01%) PaaS
5 18 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.51%) SaaS
7 12 (1.20%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.50%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.10%) Heroku
9 1 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 421 (42.27%) SAN
2 288 (28.92%) DNS
3 244 (24.50%) Firewall
4 206 (20.68%) DHCP
5 161 (16.16%) NAS
6 157 (15.76%) WAN
7 156 (15.66%) TCP/IP
8 133 (13.35%) LAN
9 114 (11.45%) VPN
10 96 (9.64%) VLAN
11 87 (8.73%) iSCSI
12 82 (8.23%) NetScaler
13 76 (7.63%) Internet
14 60 (6.02%) Fibre Channel
15 51 (5.12%) Cisco ASA
16 46 (4.62%) Wireless
17 42 (4.22%) MPLS
17 42 (4.22%) Cisco Nexus
18 31 (3.11%) VoIP
19 30 (3.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (27.51%) SQL Server
2 89 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (7.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (4.92%) MySQL
5 38 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (1.31%) DB2
9 8 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.60%) Informix
11 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.40%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.30%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 14 (1.41%) Git (software)
1 14 (1.41%) JIRA
2 12 (1.20%) AdminStudio
3 10 (1.00%) Subversion
4 7 (0.70%) JMeter
4 7 (0.70%) LoadRunner
4 7 (0.70%) JProfiler
5 6 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.30%) MSI
7 3 (0.30%) Juju
8 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.10%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.10%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.10%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.10%) Hudson
General
1 261 (26.20%) Finance
2 77 (7.73%) Banking
3 64 (6.43%) Law
4 48 (4.82%) Back Office
5 40 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 39 (3.92%) Marketing
7 36 (3.61%) Legal
8 28 (2.81%) Advertising
9 21 (2.11%) Publishing
10 19 (1.91%) Retail
11 17 (1.71%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.41%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.80%) Games
14 6 (0.60%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.50%) Electronics
16 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 163 (16.37%) Analyst
2 154 (15.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 108 (10.84%) Support Engineer
4 96 (9.64%) Administrator
5 76 (7.63%) Architect
6 75 (7.53%) Consultant
7 73 (7.33%) Systems Administrator
8 69 (6.93%) Support Analyst
9 68 (6.83%) Systems Engineer
10 53 (5.32%) Server Engineer
11 49 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 43 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
13 39 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
14 34 (3.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 33 (3.31%) Storage Engineer
16 29 (2.91%) Network Engineer
17 28 (2.81%) Linux Engineer
18 27 (2.71%) Technical Analyst
19 26 (2.61%) Infrastructure Architect
19 26 (2.61%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.12%) Web Services
2 20 (2.01%) .NET
3 15 (1.51%) Application Packaging
4 10 (1.00%) JSON
4 10 (1.00%) Middleware
5 9 (0.90%) HTML
5 9 (0.90%) LAMP
6 8 (0.80%) RESTful
6 8 (0.80%) XML
7 7 (0.70%) XSL
7 7 (0.70%) J2EE
8 4 (0.40%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.40%) WSH
9 3 (0.30%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.30%) Django
10 1 (0.10%) XMPP
10 1 (0.10%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.10%) SAML
10 1 (0.10%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 146 (14.66%) Clustering
2 96 (9.64%) Replication
3 68 (6.83%) Blackberry
4 57 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (4.92%) Hedge funds
6 45 (4.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 40 (4.02%) CLARiiON
8 23 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.91%) EqualLogic
10 18 (1.81%) Thin Client
10 18 (1.81%) Fat Client
11 16 (1.61%) Open Source
12 14 (1.41%) Computer Science
12 14 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (1.31%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.10%) Digital Media
14 11 (1.10%) GIS
15 10 (1.00%) IPTV
16 9 (0.90%) New Media
16 9 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 754 (75.70%) Windows
2 457 (45.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 303 (30.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 303 (30.42%) Linux
4 240 (24.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 128 (12.85%) Windows 7
6 125 (12.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 91 (9.14%) UNIX
8 76 (7.63%) Solaris
9 65 (6.53%) Windows 8
9 65 (6.53%) CentOS
10 40 (4.02%) Windows XP
11 30 (3.01%) Android
12 28 (2.81%) AIX
13 18 (1.81%) Debian
14 13 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.20%) Ubuntu
16 11 (1.10%) VMS
17 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (23.90%) ITIL
2 80 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 70 (7.03%) Configuration Management
4 66 (6.63%) Migration
5 51 (5.12%) Problem Management
6 48 (4.82%) Project Management
7 46 (4.62%) Load Balancing
8 41 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
9 40 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
10 38 (3.82%) Mentoring
10 38 (3.82%) Change Management
11 37 (3.71%) Service Management
12 34 (3.41%) Service Delivery
12 34 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
13 29 (2.91%) Change Control
13 29 (2.91%) CRM
14 25 (2.51%) E-Commerce
14 25 (2.51%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (2.41%) Investment Management
15 24 (2.41%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 154 (15.46%) SQL
2 127 (12.75%) PowerShell
3 62 (6.22%) PHP
4 57 (5.72%) Perl
5 48 (4.82%) Python
5 48 (4.82%) Bash Shell
6 41 (4.12%) VB
7 35 (3.51%) Java
7 35 (3.51%) VBScript
8 31 (3.11%) Shell Script
9 28 (2.81%) Ruby
10 9 (0.90%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.90%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.80%) C
12 5 (0.50%) R
13 2 (0.20%) C#
14 1 (0.10%) C++
14 1 (0.10%) Korn
14 1 (0.10%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.10%) AWK
Qualifications
1 145 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 142 (14.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 114 (11.45%) MCSE
4 104 (10.44%) Degree
5 91 (9.14%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (5.92%) MCITP
7 44 (4.42%) MCSA
8 37 (3.71%) CCNP
9 32 (3.21%) CCNA
10 29 (2.91%) MCP
11 23 (2.31%) VCAP
12 20 (2.01%) NCDA
13 19 (1.91%) RHCE
14 18 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
15 17 (1.71%) Security Cleared
16 13 (1.31%) NCIE
17 12 (1.20%) VCP5
18 11 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
19 8 (0.80%) ISEB
19 8 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (8.43%) SLA
2 21 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.30%) QA
4 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 697 (69.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 512 (51.41%) Active Directory
3 239 (24.00%) XenApp
4 159 (15.96%) VMware ESXi
5 157 (15.76%) Hyper-V
6 150 (15.06%) VMware ESX
7 102 (10.24%) XenDesktop
8 59 (5.92%) NFS
9 57 (5.72%) vCloud
10 39 (3.92%) XenServer
11 27 (2.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 26 (2.61%) UAG
12 26 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
13 21 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 15 (1.51%) VMware Server
14 15 (1.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 15 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 15 (1.51%) Terminal Services
15 14 (1.41%) Veritas File System
15 14 (1.41%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 132 (13.25%) SCCM
2 87 (8.73%) SCOM
3 70 (7.03%) NetBackup
4 62 (6.22%) Puppet
5 59 (5.92%) Backup Exec
6 52 (5.22%) Nagios
7 40 (4.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 33 (3.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 32 (3.21%) WSUS
10 27 (2.71%) HP SIM
11 26 (2.61%) Cacti
12 25 (2.51%) Legato
13 22 (2.21%) XenMobile
14 20 (2.01%) ZABBIX
15 19 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
16 18 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (1.81%) Opsview
17 17 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 16 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 14 (1.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 954 (95.78%) VMware
2 501 (50.30%) Microsoft
3 441 (44.28%) Citrix
4 392 (39.36%) Cisco
5 310 (31.12%) HP
6 204 (20.48%) NetApp
7 201 (20.18%) EMC
8 161 (16.16%) Red Hat
9 141 (14.16%) Dell
10 100 (10.04%) Veeam
11 94 (9.44%) Oracle
12 86 (8.63%) Symantec
13 66 (6.63%) Juniper
14 48 (4.82%) Brocade
15 43 (4.32%) CommVault
15 43 (4.32%) IBM
16 36 (3.61%) Apple
17 34 (3.41%) McAfee
17 34 (3.41%) F5
18 29 (2.91%) CheckPoint
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Morningstar Europe Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-35k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k Basic + Car Allowance, Pe
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,500 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago