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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 354 268 303
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +35
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 314 470 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.72% 1.02% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 6.92% 9.84% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 265 404 340
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £67,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
4537 4778 4084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.34% 10.39% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3965 4129 3540
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 September 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 September 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 -43 42 £46,250 -13.95% 6
Hounslow +12 5 - -
Croydon +10 4 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Sidcup +6 3 £50,500 -3.80%
Mitcham - 3 £55,000 -
Barnet - 2 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £67,500 -
Westminster - 2 £50,000 -
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £45,000 -
Finchley - 2 £42,500 -
Bromley +11 1 £23,000 -38.66%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 1 £65,000 +91.17% 2
Uxbridge -4 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Canary Wharf -5 1 £43,750 -32.69%
Wembley - 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 631 (91.85%) VMware
2 569 (82.82%) Windows
3 446 (64.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 403 (58.66%) Active Directory
5 361 (52.55%) Microsoft
6 333 (48.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 313 (45.56%) MS Exchange
8 306 (44.54%) Cisco
9 297 (43.23%) Citrix
10 254 (36.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 230 (33.48%) DNS
12 217 (31.59%) SAN
13 200 (29.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 184 (26.78%) Linux
14 184 (26.78%) Finance
15 179 (26.06%) XenApp
16 171 (24.89%) SQL Server
17 169 (24.60%) MS Excel
18 168 (24.45%) TCP/IP
19 164 (23.87%) Windows Server 2003
20 162 (23.58%) DHCP
21 158 (23.00%) HP
22 143 (20.82%) Data Centre
23 131 (19.07%) Firewall
24 126 (18.34%) ITIL
25 119 (17.32%) SCCM
25 119 (17.32%) Hyper-V
26 116 (16.89%) VMware ESX
27 111 (16.16%) PowerShell
28 106 (15.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 313 (45.56%) MS Exchange
2 200 (29.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 98 (14.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 87 (12.66%) SharePoint
5 65 (9.46%) Lync
6 59 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 53 (7.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 51 (7.42%) Apache
9 50 (7.28%) IIS
10 32 (4.66%) Tomcat
11 19 (2.77%) WebSphere
12 18 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
14 16 (2.33%) OpenStack
15 15 (2.18%) WorkSite
16 12 (1.75%) Confluence
17 10 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
17 10 (1.46%) Office Communications Server
18 6 (0.87%) Drupal
18 6 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 169 (24.60%) MS Excel
2 96 (13.97%) MS Office
3 16 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.04%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 65 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (9.02%) Office 365
3 58 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (4.66%) Mimecast
5 22 (3.20%) IaaS
6 17 (2.47%) PaaS
7 15 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.02%) SaaS
10 7 (1.02%) SoftLayer
11 6 (0.87%) Route 53
11 6 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.44%) Heroku
13 3 (0.44%) Engine Yard
14 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 230 (33.48%) DNS
2 217 (31.59%) SAN
3 168 (24.45%) TCP/IP
4 162 (23.58%) DHCP
5 131 (19.07%) Firewall
6 99 (14.41%) NetScaler
7 74 (10.77%) NAS
8 73 (10.63%) VPN
9 63 (9.17%) LAN
10 60 (8.73%) WAN
11 52 (7.57%) iSCSI
12 49 (7.13%) VoIP
13 45 (6.55%) Cisco ASA
14 42 (6.11%) VLAN
15 30 (4.37%) Network Security
16 29 (4.22%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (3.64%) HTTP
18 21 (3.06%) LDAP
19 17 (2.47%) Wireless
20 15 (2.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (24.89%) SQL Server
2 79 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (6.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (2.77%) MySQL
4 19 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (1.31%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.02%) Big Data
9 6 (0.87%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.58%) DB2
12 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.29%) OLTP
13 2 (0.29%) OLAP
13 2 (0.29%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 22 (3.20%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.60%) JIRA
3 7 (1.02%) Mercurial
3 7 (1.02%) Subversion
3 7 (1.02%) Liquibase
3 7 (1.02%) Flyway
4 5 (0.73%) InstallShield
5 4 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.44%) FishEye
6 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.15%) Psake
8 1 (0.15%) Ant
General
1 184 (26.78%) Finance
2 86 (12.52%) Banking
3 41 (5.97%) Law
4 39 (5.68%) Legal
5 37 (5.39%) Advertising
6 25 (3.64%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.04%) Back Office
8 12 (1.75%) Marketing
9 11 (1.60%) Retail
10 9 (1.31%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.73%) Billing
11 5 (0.73%) Publishing
12 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 126 (18.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 116 (16.89%) Analyst
3 77 (11.21%) Administrator
4 67 (9.75%) Systems Administrator
5 59 (8.59%) Support Engineer
6 49 (7.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 44 (6.40%) Systems Engineer
8 43 (6.26%) Consultant
9 42 (6.11%) Architect
10 34 (4.95%) Support Analyst
11 31 (4.51%) IT Support
12 27 (3.93%) Systems Analyst
13 26 (3.78%) Network Engineer
13 26 (3.78%) Linux Administrator
14 25 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 25 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 25 (3.64%) SCCM Engineer
15 24 (3.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
16 22 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support
16 22 (3.20%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.62%) .NET
2 17 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (2.33%) Web Services
4 13 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (1.16%) ZeroMQ
5 8 (1.16%) XML
5 8 (1.16%) Middleware
5 8 (1.16%) Application Packaging
6 7 (1.02%) Software Packaging
7 5 (0.73%) Grails
8 4 (0.58%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.44%) WCF
9 3 (0.44%) REST
10 2 (0.29%) Express
10 2 (0.29%) jQuery
10 2 (0.29%) HTML5
10 2 (0.29%) JSON
10 2 (0.29%) J2EE
10 2 (0.29%) XSLT
10 2 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 143 (20.82%) Data Centre
2 71 (10.33%) Blackberry
3 70 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (7.86%) Replication
5 47 (6.84%) EMC VNX
6 46 (6.70%) Clustering
7 40 (5.82%) Private Cloud
8 38 (5.53%) Hybrid Cloud
9 35 (5.09%) EqualLogic
10 33 (4.80%) Computer Science
10 33 (4.80%) CLARiiON
11 25 (3.64%) Public Cloud
12 22 (3.20%) Hedge funds
13 14 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (1.89%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.75%) iPhone
15 12 (1.75%) HP StoreVirtual
16 8 (1.16%) EMC VNXe
17 7 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
17 7 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 569 (82.82%) Windows
2 333 (48.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 254 (36.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 184 (26.78%) Linux
5 164 (23.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 72 (10.48%) Windows 7
6 72 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 64 (9.32%) Windows 8
8 32 (4.66%) Windows XP
9 31 (4.51%) UNIX
10 30 (4.37%) Solaris
11 27 (3.93%) CentOS
12 19 (2.77%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.60%) Android
14 10 (1.46%) Debian
14 10 (1.46%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.02%) AIX
15 7 (1.02%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (18.34%) ITIL
2 64 (9.32%) Configuration Management
3 45 (6.55%) Change Management
4 39 (5.68%) Mentoring
5 36 (5.24%) Change Control
6 35 (5.09%) Wealth Management
7 34 (4.95%) Project Management
8 32 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (4.51%) DevOps
10 30 (4.37%) Load Balancing
11 28 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (3.78%) Migration
13 24 (3.49%) Service Delivery
14 22 (3.20%) Line Management
14 22 (3.20%) Server Patching
15 20 (2.91%) Asset Management
15 20 (2.91%) Problem Management
16 18 (2.62%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (2.62%) Capacity Planning
16 18 (2.62%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 111 (16.16%) PowerShell
2 99 (14.41%) SQL
3 45 (6.55%) Python
4 40 (5.82%) Bash Shell
5 31 (4.51%) VB
6 30 (4.37%) Ruby
7 28 (4.08%) Perl
8 18 (2.62%) Java
9 14 (2.04%) PHP
9 14 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.60%) JavaScript
11 10 (1.46%) C
12 9 (1.31%) Groovy
13 7 (1.02%) C#
14 6 (0.87%) SPARQL
14 6 (0.87%) C-shell
15 5 (0.73%) OCaml
15 5 (0.73%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.73%) VB6
16 4 (0.58%) AWK
Qualifications
1 106 (15.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 82 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (10.63%) CCNA
4 72 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 71 (10.33%) Degree
6 41 (5.97%) MCSE
7 26 (3.78%) CCNP
8 21 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
8 21 (3.06%) MCSA
8 21 (3.06%) MCITP
9 18 (2.62%) MCP
10 17 (2.47%) VCP5
11 16 (2.33%) PhD
11 16 (2.33%) Security Cleared
12 15 (2.18%) VCAP
12 15 (2.18%) CCA
13 11 (1.60%) VCDX
13 11 (1.60%) MCTS
14 8 (1.16%) SC Cleared
15 7 (1.02%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.55%) SLA
2 17 (2.47%) QA
3 8 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.73%) COBIT
5 3 (0.44%) HL7
5 3 (0.44%) DICOM
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 446 (64.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 403 (58.66%) Active Directory
3 179 (26.06%) XenApp
4 119 (17.32%) Hyper-V
5 116 (16.89%) VMware ESX
6 57 (8.30%) vCloud
7 54 (7.86%) VMware ESXi
8 52 (7.57%) XenServer
8 52 (7.57%) XenDesktop
9 48 (6.99%) UAG
10 47 (6.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (5.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 23 (3.35%) Firmware
12 23 (3.35%) Docker
13 17 (2.47%) Xen
14 11 (1.60%) Terminal Services
15 8 (1.16%) Terminal Server
15 8 (1.16%) NFS
16 7 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (1.02%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 119 (17.32%) SCCM
2 61 (8.88%) Puppet
3 46 (6.70%) Backup Exec
4 41 (5.97%) Nagios
5 40 (5.82%) SCOM
6 39 (5.68%) AirWatch
7 36 (5.24%) EMC NetWorker
8 30 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (3.35%) WSUS
10 21 (3.06%) Cacti
11 17 (2.47%) BMC Marimba
12 14 (2.04%) Check_MK
13 13 (1.89%) Tivoli
14 12 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
15 11 (1.60%) NetBackup
16 10 (1.46%) SCOrch
17 8 (1.16%) EdgeSight
18 7 (1.02%) ZABBIX
18 7 (1.02%) AppManager
18 7 (1.02%) DameWare
Vendors
1 631 (91.85%) VMware
2 361 (52.55%) Microsoft
3 306 (44.54%) Cisco
4 297 (43.23%) Citrix
5 158 (23.00%) HP
6 101 (14.70%) EMC
7 93 (13.54%) Red Hat
8 83 (12.08%) NetApp
8 83 (12.08%) Veeam
9 68 (9.90%) Dell
10 66 (9.61%) Oracle
11 51 (7.42%) AppSense
12 42 (6.11%) Symantec
13 41 (5.97%) IBM
14 31 (4.51%) Polycom
15 27 (3.93%) Mitel
16 25 (3.64%) CheckPoint
17 22 (3.20%) Juniper
18 19 (2.77%) Avaya
18 19 (2.77%) IronPort
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
North London
iceConnect
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orchid Wire
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £20,000 - £35,000 (DOE)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £38,000 per annum Plus benefits, bonus and certified t
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: Band 6 £31,249 - £41,218 pa + HCAS
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension + Health + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago