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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 314 329 290
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -39
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 366 391 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.80% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 7.38% 8.17% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 325 350 360
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,600 £36,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
4958 4784 4117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.41% 9.83% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4328 4207 3496
Average salary £47,500 £45,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.97% -4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +23 83 £50,000 - 11
Sidcup - 12 £45,250 -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Croydon +11 2 £40,750 -9.44%
Barnet - 2 £45,000 - 1
Wembley - 2 £46,000 - 1
Finchley - 2 £42,500 - 1
Dagenham -1 1 £31,250 -10.71%
Twickenham -16 1 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £37,500 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 857 (94.59%) VMware
2 704 (77.70%) Windows
3 629 (69.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 479 (52.87%) Active Directory
5 473 (52.21%) Microsoft
6 435 (48.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 412 (45.47%) MS Exchange
8 393 (43.38%) Cisco
9 388 (42.83%) Citrix
10 341 (37.64%) SAN
11 321 (35.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 260 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2010
13 251 (27.70%) DNS
14 245 (27.04%) Linux
15 243 (26.82%) HP
16 238 (26.27%) SQL Server
17 228 (25.17%) XenApp
18 222 (24.50%) Windows Server 2003
19 211 (23.29%) Finance
20 205 (22.63%) MS Excel
21 182 (20.09%) ITIL
22 180 (19.87%) Hyper-V
23 179 (19.76%) Firewall
24 166 (18.32%) EMC
25 165 (18.21%) TCP/IP
26 163 (17.99%) NetApp
27 161 (17.77%) DHCP
28 158 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2007
29 145 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
29 145 (16.00%) SQL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 412 (45.47%) MS Exchange
2 260 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 158 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 93 (10.26%) IIS
5 92 (10.15%) SharePoint
6 90 (9.93%) Lync
7 65 (7.17%) Apache
8 58 (6.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 58 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 38 (4.19%) Tomcat
10 37 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
11 27 (2.98%) Office Communications Server
12 26 (2.87%) WorkSite
13 25 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 19 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
15 18 (1.99%) WebSphere
16 16 (1.77%) JBoss
17 14 (1.55%) OpenStack
18 8 (0.88%) IBM Notes
18 8 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 205 (22.63%) MS Excel
2 130 (14.35%) MS Office
3 11 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (3.09%) Dynamics GP
2 13 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 82 (9.05%) Office 365
2 80 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (4.42%) Mimecast
5 22 (2.43%) PaaS
6 16 (1.77%) IaaS
6 16 (1.77%) SaaS
7 13 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (1.21%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.88%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.55%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.22%) Heroku
13 2 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.22%) Route 53
14 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 341 (37.64%) SAN
2 251 (27.70%) DNS
3 179 (19.76%) Firewall
4 165 (18.21%) TCP/IP
5 161 (17.77%) DHCP
6 115 (12.69%) NAS
7 107 (11.81%) NetScaler
8 88 (9.71%) WAN
9 82 (9.05%) LAN
10 80 (8.83%) iSCSI
11 73 (8.06%) VPN
12 67 (7.40%) VLAN
13 55 (6.07%) Internet
14 48 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
15 44 (4.86%) VoIP
16 41 (4.53%) FTP
17 37 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
18 36 (3.97%) SSH
19 32 (3.53%) Network Security
20 29 (3.20%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (26.27%) SQL Server
2 98 (10.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (6.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (3.75%) MySQL
5 31 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.99%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.44%) DB2
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.33%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (0.99%) JIRA
1 9 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 8 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.77%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.55%) AdminStudio
5 4 (0.44%) Subversion
5 4 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.22%) JMeter
7 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.22%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.22%) Liquibase
7 2 (0.22%) Flyway
7 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.22%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.11%) FishEye
8 1 (0.11%) Hudson
8 1 (0.11%) Psake
8 1 (0.11%) Ant
8 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 211 (23.29%) Finance
2 102 (11.26%) Banking
3 59 (6.51%) Law
4 53 (5.85%) Back Office
5 46 (5.08%) Legal
6 42 (4.64%) Advertising
7 29 (3.20%) Marketing
8 26 (2.87%) Financial Institution
9 21 (2.32%) Retail
10 19 (2.10%) Publishing
11 16 (1.77%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.55%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.44%) Games
14 3 (0.33%) Billing
15 2 (0.22%) Electronics
15 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 194 (21.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 138 (15.23%) Analyst
3 105 (11.59%) Administrator
4 94 (10.38%) Systems Administrator
5 86 (9.49%) Support Engineer
6 65 (7.17%) Architect
7 61 (6.73%) Consultant
8 60 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
9 47 (5.19%) Wintel Engineer
10 46 (5.08%) Support Analyst
11 37 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 37 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
12 36 (3.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 36 (3.97%) Network Engineer
13 29 (3.20%) Systems Analyst
13 29 (3.20%) Server Engineer
14 28 (3.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 26 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support
16 23 (2.54%) Operations Analyst
16 23 (2.54%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.64%) Web Services
2 24 (2.65%) .NET
3 14 (1.55%) Application Packaging
4 13 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (0.88%) J2EE
6 7 (0.77%) Grails
6 7 (0.77%) Middleware
7 4 (0.44%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.33%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.33%) LAMP
9 2 (0.22%) SAML
9 2 (0.22%) HTML
9 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.22%) XML
9 2 (0.22%) XSL
9 2 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.22%) ZeroMQ
9 2 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.11%) Spring Integration
10 1 (0.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.37%) Clustering
2 69 (7.62%) Replication
3 66 (7.28%) Blackberry
4 62 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (4.08%) Private Cloud
6 36 (3.97%) CLARiiON
7 34 (3.75%) Hedge funds
8 32 (3.53%) Computer Science
8 32 (3.53%) EqualLogic
9 22 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 21 (2.32%) Public Cloud
11 20 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
11 20 (2.21%) Fat Client
11 20 (2.21%) Thin Client
12 19 (2.10%) Digital Media
13 17 (1.88%) Management Information System
14 12 (1.32%) Open Source
15 11 (1.21%) Mobile App
16 7 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
17 6 (0.66%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 704 (77.70%) Windows
2 435 (48.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 321 (35.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 245 (27.04%) Linux
5 222 (24.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 110 (12.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 85 (9.38%) Windows 7
8 63 (6.95%) UNIX
8 63 (6.95%) Windows 8
9 54 (5.96%) Solaris
10 51 (5.63%) CentOS
11 30 (3.31%) Windows XP
12 16 (1.77%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.21%) Android
14 7 (0.77%) VMS
14 7 (0.77%) Debian
15 5 (0.55%) AIX
16 4 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (20.09%) ITIL
2 81 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 67 (7.40%) Configuration Management
4 45 (4.97%) Project Management
5 43 (4.75%) Service Delivery
6 42 (4.64%) Mentoring
7 40 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
8 35 (3.86%) Load Balancing
9 32 (3.53%) Migration
9 32 (3.53%) Problem Management
9 32 (3.53%) Software Deployment
10 31 (3.42%) ITIL V3
11 30 (3.31%) Change Control
12 28 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (3.09%) Investment Management
12 28 (3.09%) Change Management
13 27 (2.98%) Root Cause Analysis
14 26 (2.87%) Service Management
15 24 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (2.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 145 (16.00%) SQL
2 123 (13.58%) PowerShell
3 48 (5.30%) Perl
4 42 (4.64%) Bash Shell
5 40 (4.42%) Python
6 36 (3.97%) PHP
7 35 (3.86%) VB
8 29 (3.20%) Ruby
9 28 (3.09%) Shell Script
9 28 (3.09%) Java
10 14 (1.55%) VBScript
11 11 (1.21%) C
12 9 (0.99%) Bourne shell
13 8 (0.88%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.77%) sed
14 7 (0.77%) OCaml
14 7 (0.77%) VB6
14 7 (0.77%) AWK
15 5 (0.55%) R
15 5 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 145 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 123 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 119 (13.13%) Degree
4 110 (12.14%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (10.04%) MCSE
6 75 (8.28%) CCNA
7 54 (5.96%) MCITP
8 36 (3.97%) CCNP
9 35 (3.86%) Citrix Certification
10 32 (3.53%) MCP
11 31 (3.42%) CCA
12 29 (3.20%) MCSA
13 24 (2.65%) VCP5
14 16 (1.77%) Security Cleared
15 13 (1.43%) NCDA
16 11 (1.21%) NCIE
17 10 (1.10%) PhD
17 10 (1.10%) RHCE
18 9 (0.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
19 7 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.62%) SLA
2 12 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.66%) QA
4 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.33%) COBIT
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 629 (69.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 479 (52.87%) Active Directory
3 228 (25.17%) XenApp
4 180 (19.87%) Hyper-V
5 136 (15.01%) VMware ESX
6 112 (12.36%) XenDesktop
7 108 (11.92%) VMware ESXi
8 56 (6.18%) XenServer
9 52 (5.74%) vCloud
10 51 (5.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 39 (4.30%) NFS
12 33 (3.64%) UAG
13 31 (3.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 17 (1.88%) Xen
15 14 (1.55%) Terminal Services
16 13 (1.43%) DFS Replication
16 13 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 13 (1.43%) VMware Server
17 12 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 12 (1.32%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 127 (14.02%) SCCM
2 70 (7.73%) SCOM
3 55 (6.07%) Nagios
4 52 (5.74%) Puppet
5 50 (5.52%) Backup Exec
6 34 (3.75%) EMC NetWorker
7 26 (2.87%) Cacti
8 24 (2.65%) NetBackup
9 22 (2.43%) WSUS
10 21 (2.32%) Legato
11 19 (2.10%) Opsview
12 18 (1.99%) AirWatch
12 18 (1.99%) ZABBIX
13 16 (1.77%) Tivoli
14 15 (1.66%) SCVMM
15 13 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (1.43%) BMC Marimba
16 12 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
16 12 (1.32%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 857 (94.59%) VMware
2 473 (52.21%) Microsoft
3 393 (43.38%) Cisco
4 388 (42.83%) Citrix
5 243 (26.82%) HP
6 166 (18.32%) EMC
7 163 (17.99%) NetApp
8 133 (14.68%) Dell
9 123 (13.58%) Red Hat
10 93 (10.26%) Veeam
11 92 (10.15%) Oracle
12 57 (6.29%) Symantec
13 41 (4.53%) Juniper
14 39 (4.30%) AppSense
15 36 (3.97%) IBM
16 34 (3.75%) Avaya
17 33 (3.64%) F5
18 32 (3.53%) CheckPoint
19 31 (3.42%) CommVault
20 30 (3.31%) Veritas
London
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
South Croydon, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health + life
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £51,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Contributory pension, private health
Posted: 14 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Smoke & Mirrors
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago