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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 232 307 284
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 523 387 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.25% 0.89% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 9.99% 9.21% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 473 332 348
Average salary £50,000 £45,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -8.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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
5236 4202 4046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.51% 9.68% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 3608 3512
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +36 116 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Sidcup -4 11 £45,250 -4.73% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £42,500 - 1
Croydon +7 9 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Docklands, London - 4 £42,500 -
Enfield -1 2 £26,500 -55.83%
Bromley -5 1 £57,500 +53.33%
Surbiton - 1 £37,500 -
New Malden - 1 £52,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £55,000 -
Finchley - 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 991 (94.92%) VMware
2 799 (76.53%) Windows
3 706 (67.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 531 (50.86%) Microsoft
5 523 (50.10%) Active Directory
6 491 (47.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 475 (45.50%) MS Exchange
8 454 (43.49%) Citrix
9 422 (40.42%) SAN
10 416 (39.85%) Cisco
11 337 (32.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 315 (30.17%) HP
12 315 (30.17%) Linux
13 314 (30.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 290 (27.78%) DNS
15 278 (26.63%) SQL Server
16 265 (25.38%) Windows Server 2003
17 260 (24.90%) Firewall
17 260 (24.90%) Finance
18 236 (22.61%) XenApp
19 222 (21.26%) ITIL
20 204 (19.54%) EMC
21 203 (19.44%) MS Excel
22 194 (18.58%) NetApp
23 188 (18.01%) DHCP
23 188 (18.01%) Hyper-V
24 186 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2007
25 181 (17.34%) SQL
26 174 (16.67%) TCP/IP
27 172 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 475 (45.50%) MS Exchange
2 314 (30.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 186 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 136 (13.03%) SharePoint
5 125 (11.97%) IIS
6 104 (9.96%) Lync
7 93 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 77 (7.38%) Apache
9 60 (5.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 55 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 42 (4.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 35 (3.35%) Tomcat
13 34 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
14 33 (3.16%) Office Communications Server
15 24 (2.30%) JBoss
16 22 (2.11%) WorkSite
17 11 (1.05%) Apache Solr
18 10 (0.96%) OpenStack
18 10 (0.96%) IBM Notes
18 10 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 203 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 144 (13.79%) MS Office
3 13 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.63%) Dynamics GP
2 16 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.096%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.096%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 87 (8.33%) Office 365
2 67 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.07%) PaaS
5 25 (2.39%) IaaS
6 19 (1.82%) SaaS
7 13 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.15%) OpenShift
9 8 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.77%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.48%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.19%) Heroku
12 1 (0.096%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.096%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 422 (40.42%) SAN
2 290 (27.78%) DNS
3 260 (24.90%) Firewall
4 188 (18.01%) DHCP
5 174 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 147 (14.08%) WAN
7 146 (13.98%) NAS
8 121 (11.59%) LAN
9 111 (10.63%) VPN
10 104 (9.96%) VLAN
11 83 (7.95%) NetScaler
12 82 (7.85%) iSCSI
13 76 (7.28%) Internet
14 53 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
15 46 (4.41%) FTP
16 45 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
16 45 (4.31%) Wireless
17 42 (4.02%) SSH
18 41 (3.93%) MPLS
19 38 (3.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (26.63%) SQL Server
2 101 (9.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 51 (4.89%) MySQL
5 42 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.44%) DB2
7 15 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.77%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.57%) Informix
12 5 (0.48%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.29%) IDOL
13 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.34%) JIRA
2 10 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.96%) AdminStudio
3 9 (0.86%) Subversion
3 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.67%) JMeter
4 7 (0.67%) LoadRunner
4 7 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (0.67%) JProfiler
5 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.19%) Hudson
5 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.19%) MSI
6 1 (0.096%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.096%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.096%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.096%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.096%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 260 (24.90%) Finance
2 90 (8.62%) Banking
3 65 (6.23%) Law
4 57 (5.46%) Back Office
5 45 (4.31%) Marketing
6 42 (4.02%) Legal
7 37 (3.54%) Telecoms
8 33 (3.16%) Advertising
9 26 (2.49%) Investment Banking
10 25 (2.39%) Publishing
11 23 (2.20%) Retail
12 19 (1.82%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.77%) Games
14 6 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.48%) Electronics
16 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 186 (17.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 154 (14.75%) Analyst
3 121 (11.59%) Administrator
4 106 (10.15%) Support Engineer
5 90 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
6 83 (7.95%) Architect
7 77 (7.38%) Systems Engineer
7 77 (7.38%) Consultant
8 62 (5.94%) Support Analyst
9 52 (4.98%) Server Engineer
10 41 (3.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 40 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support
12 38 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
13 37 (3.54%) Wintel Engineer
14 36 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 33 (3.16%) Network Engineer
16 31 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
17 29 (2.78%) Storage Engineer
18 27 (2.59%) Technical Support
18 27 (2.59%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.93%) Web Services
2 19 (1.82%) .NET
3 12 (1.15%) Application Packaging
4 9 (0.86%) Middleware
5 8 (0.77%) HTML
5 8 (0.77%) LAMP
6 7 (0.67%) JSON
6 7 (0.67%) XSL
6 7 (0.67%) J2EE
7 6 (0.57%) XML
8 5 (0.48%) X-Windows
8 5 (0.48%) RESTful
9 4 (0.38%) WSH
10 2 (0.19%) SAML
10 2 (0.19%) Grails
11 1 (0.096%) XMPP
11 1 (0.096%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.096%) Spring MVC
11 1 (0.096%) Spring Security
11 1 (0.096%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 151 (14.46%) Clustering
2 94 (9.00%) Replication
3 78 (7.47%) Blackberry
4 71 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (4.41%) Hedge funds
6 41 (3.93%) Enterprise Storage
7 36 (3.45%) CLARiiON
8 25 (2.39%) Thin Client
8 25 (2.39%) Fat Client
9 22 (2.11%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.72%) Digital Media
11 18 (1.72%) Open Source
12 15 (1.44%) EqualLogic
13 14 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.25%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.86%) New Media
16 8 (0.77%) iPad
17 7 (0.67%) PKI
17 7 (0.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 799 (76.53%) Windows
2 491 (47.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 337 (32.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 315 (30.17%) Linux
5 265 (25.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 131 (12.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 129 (12.36%) Windows 7
8 104 (9.96%) UNIX
9 90 (8.62%) Solaris
10 74 (7.09%) Windows 8
11 62 (5.94%) CentOS
12 37 (3.54%) Windows XP
13 31 (2.97%) Android
14 26 (2.49%) AIX
15 15 (1.44%) Debian
16 14 (1.34%) Ubuntu
17 13 (1.25%) Mac OS X
18 11 (1.05%) VMS
19 7 (0.67%) Apple iOS
20 6 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (21.26%) ITIL
2 90 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 66 (6.32%) Configuration Management
4 60 (5.75%) Migration
5 49 (4.69%) Project Management
6 46 (4.41%) Service Delivery
6 46 (4.41%) Load Balancing
6 46 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
7 43 (4.12%) Problem Management
8 42 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 42 (4.02%) Mentoring
9 39 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
10 37 (3.54%) Service Management
11 35 (3.35%) Software Deployment
12 29 (2.78%) Investment Management
12 29 (2.78%) CRM
13 28 (2.68%) Change Management
14 27 (2.59%) Change Control
14 27 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (2.39%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 181 (17.34%) SQL
2 127 (12.16%) PowerShell
3 63 (6.03%) Perl
4 62 (5.94%) PHP
5 52 (4.98%) Bash Shell
6 48 (4.60%) Python
7 40 (3.83%) Shell Script
8 39 (3.74%) VB
9 34 (3.26%) Java
10 32 (3.07%) VBScript
11 26 (2.49%) Ruby
12 9 (0.86%) JavaScript
13 8 (0.77%) Bourne shell
13 8 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.48%) C
14 5 (0.48%) R
15 3 (0.29%) AWK
15 3 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.29%) sed
16 2 (0.19%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 172 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 132 (12.64%) MCSE
4 131 (12.55%) Degree
5 103 (9.87%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (7.66%) MCITP
7 48 (4.60%) CCNA
8 41 (3.93%) MCSA
9 36 (3.45%) CCNP
10 31 (2.97%) MCP
11 29 (2.78%) VCP4
12 28 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
13 20 (1.92%) RHCE
14 18 (1.72%) VCP5
14 18 (1.72%) CCA
15 17 (1.63%) VCAP
16 14 (1.34%) NCDA
16 14 (1.34%) Security Cleared
17 12 (1.15%) NCIE
18 10 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.28%) SLA
2 21 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.67%) QA
4 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 706 (67.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 523 (50.10%) Active Directory
3 236 (22.61%) XenApp
4 188 (18.01%) Hyper-V
5 161 (15.42%) VMware ESXi
6 128 (12.26%) VMware ESX
7 109 (10.44%) XenDesktop
8 61 (5.84%) NFS
9 58 (5.56%) vCloud
10 39 (3.74%) XenServer
11 29 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 19 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 18 (1.72%) Xen
15 17 (1.63%) VMware Server
15 17 (1.63%) Veritas File System
15 17 (1.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 15 (1.44%) Terminal Services
16 15 (1.44%) UAG
17 13 (1.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 140 (13.41%) SCCM
2 98 (9.39%) SCOM
3 64 (6.13%) Backup Exec
4 58 (5.56%) Nagios
5 55 (5.27%) Puppet
6 52 (4.98%) NetBackup
7 33 (3.16%) Legato
8 29 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
8 29 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
9 28 (2.68%) Cacti
10 26 (2.49%) WSUS
11 23 (2.20%) ZABBIX
12 22 (2.11%) Opsview
13 21 (2.01%) XenMobile
13 21 (2.01%) SCVMM
14 19 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 19 (1.82%) HP SIM
15 16 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
16 15 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 991 (94.92%) VMware
2 531 (50.86%) Microsoft
3 454 (43.49%) Citrix
4 416 (39.85%) Cisco
5 315 (30.17%) HP
6 204 (19.54%) EMC
7 194 (18.58%) NetApp
8 161 (15.42%) Red Hat
9 155 (14.85%) Dell
10 106 (10.15%) Veeam
11 98 (9.39%) Oracle
12 87 (8.33%) Symantec
13 57 (5.46%) Juniper
14 50 (4.79%) Brocade
15 46 (4.41%) IBM
16 45 (4.31%) F5
17 42 (4.02%) Apple
18 39 (3.74%) CommVault
19 38 (3.64%) Veritas
20 34 (3.26%) CheckPoint
South East London
RS Innovations
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holidays Pension/ /Life Insu
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Car, pension, healthcare, holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,500 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £45 per annum, Benefits Additional £4k shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42500 - £48000 per annum + great benefits
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
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-35k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +£6,000 bonus, based on your utilisation
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 5 days ago