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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 227 271 270
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 544 479 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.05% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 10.13% 10.32% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 484 398 431
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
5369 4641 4621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.08% 10.20% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4698 4020 4067
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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
(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 +20 137 £52,500 -6.66% 19
Croydon +10 8 £30,000 -40.00%
Bromley +7 7 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 7 £37,500 -
Sidcup -9 5 £50,875 +7.10%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 3 £32,500 -7.47%
Enfield - 2 £26,500 -
Hayes - 2 £42,500 - 1
Ealing - 2 £35,000 - 1
Ilford - 1 £28,000 -
New Malden - 1 £52,500 - 1
South Croydon - 1 £45,000 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 951 (95.67%) VMware
2 746 (75.05%) Windows
3 693 (69.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 506 (50.91%) Microsoft
5 498 (50.10%) Active Directory
6 464 (46.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 445 (44.77%) MS Exchange
8 437 (43.96%) Citrix
9 412 (41.45%) SAN
10 359 (36.12%) Cisco
11 317 (31.89%) Linux
12 297 (29.88%) SQL Server
13 293 (29.48%) HP
13 293 (29.48%) DNS
14 287 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 285 (28.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 262 (26.36%) Finance
17 254 (25.55%) XenApp
18 241 (24.25%) Windows Server 2003
19 238 (23.94%) Firewall
20 233 (23.44%) ITIL
21 228 (22.94%) DHCP
22 192 (19.32%) EMC
23 184 (18.51%) MS Excel
24 182 (18.31%) Red Hat
25 176 (17.71%) NetApp
26 175 (17.61%) TCP/IP
27 169 (17.00%) VMware ESXi
28 161 (16.20%) VMware ESX
29 159 (16.00%) Clustering

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 445 (44.77%) MS Exchange
2 285 (28.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 159 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 138 (13.88%) SharePoint
5 113 (11.37%) IIS
6 88 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 78 (7.85%) Lync
8 71 (7.14%) Apache
9 59 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 43 (4.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 38 (3.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 33 (3.32%) Tomcat
13 30 (3.02%) Office Communications Server
14 27 (2.72%) CMS
15 25 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (1.81%) JBoss
17 13 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
17 13 (1.31%) WorkSite
18 12 (1.21%) IBM Notes
19 10 (1.01%) Drupal
Applications
1 184 (18.51%) MS Excel
2 138 (13.88%) MS Office
3 11 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.20%) Tridion
6 1 (0.10%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.10%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 67 (6.74%) Office 365
2 41 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.12%) IaaS
4 29 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (2.21%) PaaS
6 18 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.41%) SaaS
8 9 (0.91%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 412 (41.45%) SAN
2 293 (29.48%) DNS
3 238 (23.94%) Firewall
4 228 (22.94%) DHCP
5 175 (17.61%) TCP/IP
6 156 (15.69%) WAN
7 146 (14.69%) NAS
8 133 (13.38%) VPN
9 130 (13.08%) LAN
10 100 (10.06%) VLAN
11 92 (9.26%) NetScaler
12 78 (7.85%) iSCSI
13 69 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
14 65 (6.54%) Internet
15 59 (5.94%) Cisco Nexus
16 56 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
16 56 (5.63%) Wireless
17 47 (4.73%) MPLS
18 37 (3.72%) IPsec
18 37 (3.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (29.88%) SQL Server
2 92 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (8.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 52 (5.23%) MySQL
5 31 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (2.72%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.61%) DB2
8 11 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.80%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.60%) Informix
13 5 (0.50%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.30%) IDOL
16 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
16 2 (0.20%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (2.01%) AdminStudio
2 17 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.51%) JIRA
4 10 (1.01%) Subversion
5 8 (0.80%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.70%) JProfiler
6 7 (0.70%) LoadRunner
6 7 (0.70%) JMeter
7 6 (0.60%) Juju
8 4 (0.40%) MSI
9 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.10%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.10%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.10%) Wise Package Studio
10 1 (0.10%) Hudson
General
1 262 (26.36%) Finance
2 61 (6.14%) Banking
3 55 (5.53%) Law
4 37 (3.72%) Back Office
4 37 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.32%) Marketing
6 30 (3.02%) Legal
7 29 (2.92%) Publishing
8 21 (2.11%) Advertising
9 19 (1.91%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.61%) Retail
11 9 (0.91%) Games
11 9 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.40%) Electronics
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 155 (15.59%) Analyst
2 126 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 113 (11.37%) Support Engineer
4 96 (9.66%) Administrator
5 73 (7.34%) Consultant
6 69 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
7 66 (6.64%) Support Analyst
8 64 (6.44%) Systems Engineer
9 63 (6.34%) Architect
10 53 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 47 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
12 45 (4.53%) Server Engineer
13 38 (3.82%) VMware Engineer
14 32 (3.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 32 (3.22%) Network Engineer
15 30 (3.02%) Linux Administrator
15 30 (3.02%) Linux Engineer
16 29 (2.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 27 (2.72%) Technical Analyst
18 24 (2.41%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.62%) Web Services
2 25 (2.52%) Application Packaging
3 22 (2.21%) .NET
4 13 (1.31%) JSON
5 11 (1.11%) XML
5 11 (1.11%) RESTful
6 9 (0.91%) Middleware
6 9 (0.91%) LAMP
6 9 (0.91%) HTML
7 8 (0.80%) Ajax
8 7 (0.70%) XSL
9 6 (0.60%) Django
10 4 (0.40%) WSH
11 3 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (0.30%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.30%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.30%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.20%) J2EE
12 2 (0.20%) Regular Expression
13 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 159 (16.00%) Clustering
2 103 (10.36%) Replication
3 70 (7.04%) Blackberry
4 62 (6.24%) CLARiiON
5 59 (5.94%) Hedge funds
6 54 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
8 28 (2.82%) Management Information System
9 26 (2.62%) EqualLogic
10 22 (2.21%) Open Source
11 19 (1.91%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.61%) Digital Media
13 14 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.31%) Thin Client
14 13 (1.31%) IPTV
14 13 (1.31%) Fat Client
15 12 (1.21%) PKI
16 11 (1.11%) GIS
17 10 (1.01%) CMDB
18 9 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 746 (75.05%) Windows
2 464 (46.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 317 (31.89%) Linux
4 287 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 241 (24.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 129 (12.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 127 (12.78%) Windows 7
8 89 (8.95%) Solaris
9 81 (8.15%) UNIX
10 62 (6.24%) CentOS
10 62 (6.24%) Windows 8
11 40 (4.02%) Windows XP
12 31 (3.12%) AIX
13 28 (2.82%) Android
14 19 (1.91%) Ubuntu
15 16 (1.61%) Debian
16 14 (1.41%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.80%) SUSE
18 7 (0.70%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (23.44%) ITIL
2 74 (7.44%) Migration
3 72 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 66 (6.64%) Configuration Management
5 58 (5.84%) Change Management
6 54 (5.43%) Problem Management
7 52 (5.23%) Load Balancing
8 50 (5.03%) Project Management
9 41 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
10 38 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
11 37 (3.72%) Mentoring
11 37 (3.72%) Service Management
12 34 (3.42%) Change Control
13 33 (3.32%) CRM
13 33 (3.32%) E-Commerce
14 32 (3.22%) DevOps
15 31 (3.12%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (2.92%) Capacity Management
17 28 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
18 26 (2.62%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (14.79%) SQL
2 126 (12.68%) PowerShell
3 68 (6.84%) PHP
4 67 (6.74%) Perl
5 54 (5.43%) Bash Shell
6 52 (5.23%) Python
7 43 (4.33%) Java
8 39 (3.92%) Ruby
9 32 (3.22%) VB
10 31 (3.12%) VBScript
10 31 (3.12%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.01%) JavaScript
13 8 (0.80%) C
14 5 (0.50%) VBA
15 4 (0.40%) R
16 3 (0.30%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.30%) Korn
16 3 (0.30%) C#
17 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (13.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 127 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 97 (9.76%) MCSE
4 81 (8.15%) Degree
4 81 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (4.83%) MCITP
6 41 (4.12%) MCSA
7 31 (3.12%) CCNP
8 27 (2.72%) VCAP
9 24 (2.41%) CCNA
10 22 (2.21%) MCP
11 19 (1.91%) RHCE
11 19 (1.91%) Security Cleared
12 16 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (1.51%) NCDA
14 13 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (1.01%) NCIE
15 10 (1.01%) VCP5
16 9 (0.91%) CCIA
17 8 (0.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.05%) SLA
2 18 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.30%) QA
4 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 693 (69.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 498 (50.10%) Active Directory
3 254 (25.55%) XenApp
4 169 (17.00%) VMware ESXi
5 161 (16.20%) VMware ESX
6 141 (14.19%) Hyper-V
7 98 (9.86%) XenDesktop
8 60 (6.04%) vCloud
9 52 (5.23%) NFS
10 46 (4.63%) XenServer
11 41 (4.12%) UAG
12 39 (3.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 29 (2.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 25 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
15 18 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 17 (1.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 15 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
18 14 (1.41%) Veritas File System
19 13 (1.31%) DFS Replication
20 12 (1.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 133 (13.38%) SCCM
2 87 (8.75%) SCOM
3 79 (7.95%) NetBackup
4 69 (6.94%) Puppet
5 61 (6.14%) Backup Exec
6 59 (5.94%) Nagios
7 56 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 48 (4.83%) EMC NetWorker
9 36 (3.62%) WSUS
10 35 (3.52%) HP SIM
11 31 (3.12%) Cacti
12 29 (2.92%) Legato
13 27 (2.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 23 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
14 23 (2.31%) XenMobile
15 17 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 17 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
16 16 (1.61%) ZABBIX
17 15 (1.51%) WhatsUp Gold
18 12 (1.21%) Opsview
Vendors
1 951 (95.67%) VMware
2 506 (50.91%) Microsoft
3 437 (43.96%) Citrix
4 359 (36.12%) Cisco
5 293 (29.48%) HP
6 192 (19.32%) EMC
7 182 (18.31%) Red Hat
8 176 (17.71%) NetApp
9 129 (12.98%) Dell
10 106 (10.66%) Veeam
11 104 (10.46%) Symantec
12 98 (9.86%) Oracle
13 66 (6.64%) Juniper
14 49 (4.93%) IBM
15 44 (4.43%) Brocade
16 41 (4.12%) CommVault
17 40 (4.02%) Infoblox
18 39 (3.92%) McAfee
19 36 (3.62%) F5
20 31 (3.12%) SolarWinds
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 40 minutes ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fidessa
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to 55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 5 days ago