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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 361 248 328
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +80
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 315 535 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 1.29% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 6.69% 10.27% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 287 476 324
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,123
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%
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
4712 5209 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.52% 12.53% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4532 3729
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -3 56 £52,500 - 8
Croydon -7 5 £43,500 +45.00% 1
Bromley +9 4 £37,544 -24.15%
Sidcup -5 3 £47,500 -6.86%
Uxbridge - 2 £70,500 -
Docklands, London +19 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Kingston Upon Thames -14 1 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Mitcham - 1 £36,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £47,500 - 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 546 (90.40%) VMware
2 449 (74.34%) Windows
3 362 (59.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 331 (54.80%) Active Directory
5 327 (54.14%) Windows Server
6 322 (53.31%) Microsoft
7 263 (43.54%) Cisco
8 244 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 229 (37.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 213 (35.26%) DNS
11 211 (34.93%) Linux
12 206 (34.11%) Citrix
13 188 (31.13%) SAN
14 184 (30.46%) Finance
15 158 (26.16%) MS Exchange
16 138 (22.85%) MS Excel
17 136 (22.52%) ITIL
17 136 (22.52%) HP
18 129 (21.36%) SQL Server
19 122 (20.20%) Firewall
20 121 (20.03%) EMC
21 118 (19.54%) DHCP
22 117 (19.37%) SQL
23 115 (19.04%) XenApp
24 113 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
25 110 (18.21%) TCP/IP
25 110 (18.21%) SCCM
26 102 (16.89%) NetApp
26 102 (16.89%) Data Centre
27 101 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 158 (26.16%) MS Exchange
2 101 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (13.58%) IIS
4 65 (10.76%) SharePoint
5 38 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (4.64%) Apache
7 28 (4.64%) Skype for Business
8 25 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (3.31%) OpenStack
10 13 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (2.15%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.66%) CloudStack
12 8 (1.32%) JBoss
12 8 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.16%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.83%) Node.js
14 5 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 138 (22.85%) MS Excel
2 54 (8.94%) MS Office
3 13 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.66%) Bankmaster
3 3 (0.50%) Findur
3 3 (0.50%) SunGard Panorama
4 2 (0.33%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 51 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (7.28%) Office 365
3 39 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (4.47%) Mimecast
5 24 (3.97%) IaaS
6 18 (2.98%) PaaS
7 15 (2.48%) SoftLayer
8 12 (1.99%) SaaS
9 11 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.50%) GitHub
12 3 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.17%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.17%) Heroku
13 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 213 (35.26%) DNS
2 188 (31.13%) SAN
3 122 (20.20%) Firewall
4 118 (19.54%) DHCP
5 110 (18.21%) TCP/IP
6 83 (13.74%) WAN
7 73 (12.09%) iSCSI
8 68 (11.26%) LAN
9 63 (10.43%) VPN
10 51 (8.44%) SSL
11 49 (8.11%) NAS
12 46 (7.62%) NetScaler
13 42 (6.95%) SMTP
14 36 (5.96%) Fibre Channel
15 35 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (5.79%) MPLS
16 34 (5.63%) VoIP
17 32 (5.30%) VLAN
18 30 (4.97%) HTTP
19 29 (4.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (21.36%) SQL Server
2 60 (9.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (2.15%) MySQL
6 5 (0.83%) Big Data
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.66%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.33%) DB2
9 2 (0.33%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) Sybase ASA
Development Applications
1 21 (3.48%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.66%) TeamCity
3 9 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.49%) Subversion
4 6 (0.99%) MSI
5 4 (0.66%) Mercurial
5 4 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.50%) GitLab
6 3 (0.50%) JIRA
6 3 (0.50%) Selenium
7 2 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.17%) Hudson
8 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.17%) Xcode
General
1 184 (30.46%) Finance
2 33 (5.46%) Banking
3 32 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.97%) Marketing
5 22 (3.64%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.81%) Advertising
7 13 (2.15%) Law
7 13 (2.15%) Legal
8 12 (1.99%) Electronics
8 12 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.66%) Back Office
10 8 (1.32%) Publishing
11 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.83%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.66%) Retail
13 2 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 99 (16.39%) Administrator
2 96 (15.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 83 (13.74%) Systems Engineer
4 76 (12.58%) Analyst
5 71 (11.75%) Systems Administrator
6 56 (9.27%) VMware Engineer
7 42 (6.95%) IT Engineer
8 39 (6.46%) Consultant
9 37 (6.13%) Architect
9 37 (6.13%) Support Analyst
9 37 (6.13%) Support Engineer
10 33 (5.46%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 32 (5.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 26 (4.30%) Windows Engineer
12 26 (4.30%) Wintel Engineer
13 25 (4.14%) IT Support
13 25 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
13 25 (4.14%) Windows Administrator
14 23 (3.81%) Server Engineer
15 22 (3.64%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.31%) .NET
2 11 (1.82%) LAMP
2 11 (1.82%) Web Services
3 7 (1.16%) WSH
4 5 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.66%) Middleware
5 4 (0.66%) XML
6 3 (0.50%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.50%) COM
6 3 (0.50%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.50%) ZeroMQ
7 2 (0.33%) HTML
7 2 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.33%) XMPP
8 1 (0.17%) CSS
8 1 (0.17%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.17%) HTML5
8 1 (0.17%) REST
8 1 (0.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 102 (16.89%) Data Centre
2 84 (13.91%) Clustering
3 70 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (9.60%) EMC VNX
5 52 (8.61%) Replication
6 37 (6.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 21 (3.48%) Blackberry
7 21 (3.48%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 21 (3.48%) EqualLogic
8 16 (2.65%) NHS
8 16 (2.65%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.65%) VCE vBlock
9 13 (2.15%) PKI
10 12 (1.99%) CLARiiON
10 12 (1.99%) EMC VMAX
11 10 (1.66%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.66%) FlexPod
11 10 (1.66%) IVR
12 9 (1.49%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 449 (74.34%) Windows
2 327 (54.14%) Windows Server
3 244 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 229 (37.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 211 (34.93%) Linux
6 113 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 62 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 56 (9.27%) Unix
9 48 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (6.29%) Windows 8
11 29 (4.80%) CentOS
12 28 (4.64%) Solaris
13 23 (3.81%) AIX
14 21 (3.48%) Windows XP
15 15 (2.48%) Android
16 10 (1.66%) Mac OS X
17 9 (1.49%) VMS
17 9 (1.49%) Windows Vista
18 8 (1.32%) Windows 10
19 7 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (22.52%) ITIL
2 54 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 47 (7.78%) Configuration Management
4 38 (6.29%) Change Management
4 38 (6.29%) Migration
5 34 (5.63%) Service Delivery
6 32 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
6 32 (5.30%) High Availability
7 28 (4.64%) Change Control
8 26 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (4.30%) Presales
9 25 (4.14%) Load Balancing
9 25 (4.14%) Problem Management
10 23 (3.81%) Project Management
11 22 (3.64%) DevOps
12 20 (3.31%) Workflow
13 19 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (2.98%) Kalman Filter
15 17 (2.81%) Business Continuity
16 16 (2.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (19.37%) SQL
2 83 (13.74%) PowerShell
3 45 (7.45%) Python
4 39 (6.46%) Bash Shell
5 34 (5.63%) Perl
6 22 (3.64%) VBScript
7 21 (3.48%) Shell Script
8 15 (2.48%) Ruby
9 10 (1.66%) VB
10 8 (1.32%) Java
11 7 (1.16%) C#
12 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.66%) C
13 4 (0.66%) C-shell
13 4 (0.66%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.66%) PHP
14 3 (0.50%) Groovy
15 1 (0.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 99 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 83 (13.74%) CCNA
4 80 (13.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 71 (11.75%) Degree
6 55 (9.11%) MCSE
7 36 (5.96%) MCSA
8 27 (4.47%) CCNP
9 26 (4.30%) MCP
10 25 (4.14%) MCITP
11 23 (3.81%) VCAP
12 14 (2.32%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (2.32%) MCTS
13 11 (1.82%) Security Cleared
14 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 10 (1.66%) PMI Certification
14 10 (1.66%) VCDX
15 9 (1.49%) SC Cleared
16 7 (1.16%) CCA
17 6 (0.99%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.30%) SLA
2 24 (3.97%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.99%) QA
5 2 (0.33%) DICOM
5 2 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 362 (59.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 331 (54.80%) Active Directory
3 115 (19.04%) XenApp
4 92 (15.23%) Hyper-V
5 81 (13.41%) VMware ESXi
6 69 (11.42%) VMware ESX
7 54 (8.94%) NFS
8 53 (8.77%) vCloud
9 36 (5.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 36 (5.96%) XenServer
10 23 (3.81%) XenDesktop
11 18 (2.98%) UAG
12 14 (2.32%) Firmware
12 14 (2.32%) Terminal Services
12 14 (2.32%) Xen
13 12 (1.99%) Docker
14 11 (1.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 9 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
16 8 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 110 (18.21%) SCCM
2 50 (8.28%) SCOM
3 42 (6.95%) Puppet
4 41 (6.79%) Backup Exec
5 29 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (4.47%) Nagios
6 27 (4.47%) NetBackup
7 25 (4.14%) vMotion
7 25 (4.14%) WSUS
8 23 (3.81%) AirWatch
9 20 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
10 19 (3.15%) Ansible
11 14 (2.32%) vRealize
12 12 (1.99%) SCOrch
12 12 (1.99%) Tivoli
13 10 (1.66%) Cobbler
14 9 (1.49%) FortiGate
14 9 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
14 9 (1.49%) Terraform
14 9 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 546 (90.40%) VMware
2 322 (53.31%) Microsoft
3 263 (43.54%) Cisco
4 206 (34.11%) Citrix
5 136 (22.52%) HP
6 121 (20.03%) EMC
7 102 (16.89%) NetApp
8 68 (11.26%) Dell
9 59 (9.77%) Red Hat
9 59 (9.77%) Veeam
10 39 (6.46%) CheckPoint
11 36 (5.96%) Oracle
12 31 (5.13%) SolarWinds
12 31 (5.13%) Symantec
13 30 (4.97%) IBM
14 29 (4.80%) CommVault
15 25 (4.14%) AppSense
15 25 (4.14%) Intel Security
16 21 (3.48%) F5
17 20 (3.31%) Mitel
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greenwich
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum plus overtime, bonus and benefits +
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Latest technologies
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% pension + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30158.00 - £41218.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
dotMailer Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Generous Company Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Quant Capital
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
London Victoria
John Lewis
Salary: Pay in range £45,800 - £62,500
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Wimbledon
Quant Capital
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago