The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 300 280 279
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 432 396 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.87% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 9.65% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 389 337 461
Average salary £48,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,700 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4750 4105 4534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 9.59% 9.02% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4137 3518 3955
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -20 111 £49,000 +3.15% 12
Bromley -6 14 £37,500 -25.00%
Twickenham +7 9 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Uxbridge +11 7 £35,000 -30.00%
Croydon -5 6 £46,000 -10.67%
Sidcup 0 3 £47,500 -2.81%
Worcester Park - 3 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Hayes - 2 £63,750 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £60,000 - 2
Enfield - 1 £70,000 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 787 (93.14%) VMware
2 675 (79.88%) Windows
3 565 (66.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 502 (59.41%) Active Directory
5 409 (48.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 408 (48.28%) Microsoft
7 407 (48.17%) MS Exchange
8 383 (45.33%) SAN
9 378 (44.73%) Citrix
10 324 (38.34%) Cisco
11 311 (36.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 268 (31.72%) HP
13 249 (29.47%) MS Excel
14 234 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
15 233 (27.57%) XenApp
16 211 (24.97%) Windows Server 2012
17 207 (24.50%) Linux
18 187 (22.13%) ITIL
19 179 (21.18%) DNS
20 178 (21.07%) Microsoft Certification
21 172 (20.36%) Firewall
22 167 (19.76%) Finance
23 166 (19.64%) VMware ESX
24 164 (19.41%) SQL Server
24 164 (19.41%) SQL
25 162 (19.17%) EMC
26 146 (17.28%) XenDesktop
27 145 (17.16%) Hyper-V
28 139 (16.45%) TCP/IP
29 138 (16.33%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 407 (48.17%) MS Exchange
2 234 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 125 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 103 (12.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 91 (10.77%) IIS
6 80 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 60 (7.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 57 (6.75%) Apache
9 48 (5.68%) SharePoint
10 19 (2.25%) SAS
11 18 (2.13%) Tomcat
11 18 (2.13%) Lync
12 14 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
14 11 (1.30%) WebLogic
15 9 (1.07%) WorkSite
16 8 (0.95%) Confluence
16 8 (0.95%) nginx
17 6 (0.71%) OpenStack
18 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 249 (29.47%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Findur
1 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.12%) SunGard Panorama
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.60%) IaaS
3 14 (1.66%) Office 365
4 10 (1.18%) SaaS
4 10 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.59%) Route 53
6 4 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.47%) PaaS
7 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.36%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.24%) Heroku
8 2 (0.24%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 383 (45.33%) SAN
2 179 (21.18%) DNS
3 172 (20.36%) Firewall
4 139 (16.45%) TCP/IP
5 124 (14.67%) DHCP
6 98 (11.60%) WAN
6 98 (11.60%) VPN
7 88 (10.41%) Internet
8 87 (10.30%) LAN
9 85 (10.06%) NAS
10 75 (8.88%) iSCSI
11 67 (7.93%) VLAN
12 58 (6.86%) Wireless
13 46 (5.44%) NetScaler
14 40 (4.73%) VoIP
15 32 (3.79%) SSL
16 31 (3.67%) Network Security
17 30 (3.55%) Fibre Channel
18 26 (3.08%) MPLS
19 24 (2.84%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (3.55%) MySQL
4 22 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.59%) Big Data
9 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.47%) FileMaker
10 4 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.24%) DB2
12 2 (0.24%) Informix
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.30%) Subversion
3 8 (0.95%) JIRA
4 7 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.83%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.47%) NUnit
6 4 (0.47%) NCover
6 4 (0.47%) FxCop
6 4 (0.47%) FishEye
6 4 (0.47%) SpecFlow
6 4 (0.47%) NuGet
6 4 (0.47%) Juju
7 3 (0.36%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.36%) Ant
7 3 (0.36%) Selenium
7 3 (0.36%) Maven
8 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.12%) K2 blackpoint
General
1 167 (19.76%) Finance
2 48 (5.68%) Legal
3 46 (5.44%) Banking
4 38 (4.50%) Advertising
4 38 (4.50%) Law
5 34 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.42%) Marketing
7 11 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.18%) Cantonese Language
9 6 (0.71%) Retail
10 5 (0.59%) Back Office
10 5 (0.59%) Publishing
11 2 (0.24%) Games
11 2 (0.24%) Electronics
11 2 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (12.31%) Administrator
2 103 (12.19%) Consultant
3 100 (11.83%) Support Engineer
4 95 (11.24%) Analyst
5 89 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 76 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
7 69 (8.17%) Systems Engineer
8 65 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 53 (6.27%) Architect
10 52 (6.15%) VMware Engineer
11 41 (4.85%) Support Analyst
12 39 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 37 (4.38%) Technical Consultant
14 33 (3.91%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 33 (3.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 32 (3.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 31 (3.67%) IT Support
17 29 (3.43%) Server Engineer
18 28 (3.31%) Senior Systems Administrator
19 25 (2.96%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.79%) Web Services
2 19 (2.25%) .NET
3 11 (1.30%) J2EE
4 9 (1.07%) Middleware
5 5 (0.59%) RESTful
6 4 (0.47%) JSON
6 4 (0.47%) Django
6 4 (0.47%) X-Windows
6 4 (0.47%) Ajax
6 4 (0.47%) XML
7 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.36%) Servlets
7 3 (0.36%) LAMP
7 3 (0.36%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.24%) Spring Integration
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.24%) Spring
8 2 (0.24%) ADSI
9 1 (0.12%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 122 (14.44%) Clustering
2 116 (13.73%) Blackberry
3 64 (7.57%) Replication
4 40 (4.73%) Client/Server
5 28 (3.31%) Hedge funds
6 25 (2.96%) CLARiiON
7 23 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 21 (2.49%) Celerra
9 16 (1.89%) Symmetrix DMX
10 15 (1.78%) Thin Client
10 15 (1.78%) Fat Client
11 14 (1.66%) Symmetrix
12 12 (1.42%) EqualLogic
13 10 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.95%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.95%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.95%) Statistics
16 7 (0.83%) iPhone
16 7 (0.83%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 675 (79.88%) Windows
2 409 (48.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 311 (36.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 211 (24.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 207 (24.50%) Linux
6 123 (14.56%) Windows 7
7 74 (8.76%) UNIX
8 70 (8.28%) Windows XP
9 53 (6.27%) Solaris
10 48 (5.68%) Windows Vista
11 29 (3.43%) Mac OS
12 27 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (3.20%) Windows 2000 Server
13 24 (2.84%) AIX
14 16 (1.89%) Ubuntu
14 16 (1.89%) Windows 8
15 15 (1.78%) HPUX
16 13 (1.54%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.95%) Debian
18 7 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (22.13%) ITIL
2 81 (9.59%) Migration
3 73 (8.64%) Load Balancing
4 54 (6.39%) Configuration Management
5 52 (6.15%) E-Commerce
6 50 (5.92%) Service Management
7 41 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 40 (4.73%) Project Management
9 37 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 35 (4.14%) Change Management
11 32 (3.79%) PRINCE2
12 27 (3.20%) Problem Management
13 22 (2.60%) Asset Management
13 22 (2.60%) Business Continuity
14 21 (2.49%) Network Management
15 20 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
16 18 (2.13%) Release Management
16 18 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
17 17 (2.01%) Change Control
18 16 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 164 (19.41%) SQL
2 137 (16.21%) PowerShell
3 52 (6.15%) Perl
4 35 (4.14%) Python
5 30 (3.55%) Java
6 28 (3.31%) VBScript
7 21 (2.49%) Ruby
8 19 (2.25%) JavaScript
9 18 (2.13%) C
9 18 (2.13%) C#
9 18 (2.13%) PHP
10 12 (1.42%) VB
10 12 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.18%) C++
13 9 (1.07%) PowerHouse
14 3 (0.36%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.24%) Groovy
16 1 (0.12%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 178 (21.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 138 (16.33%) MCSE
3 102 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 75 (8.88%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (8.17%) Degree
6 57 (6.75%) MCSA
7 50 (5.92%) CCNA
8 47 (5.56%) MCITP
9 31 (3.67%) VCP5
10 30 (3.55%) HP AIS
11 29 (3.43%) Security Cleared
12 28 (3.31%) MCP
13 26 (3.08%) HP ASE
14 24 (2.84%) CCNP
15 20 (2.37%) HND
16 18 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
17 17 (2.01%) SC Cleared
18 14 (1.66%) DV Cleared
19 12 (1.42%) CCA
20 10 (1.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.33%) SLA
2 8 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 565 (66.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 502 (59.41%) Active Directory
3 233 (27.57%) XenApp
4 166 (19.64%) VMware ESX
5 146 (17.28%) XenDesktop
6 145 (17.16%) Hyper-V
7 90 (10.65%) XenServer
8 76 (8.99%) VMware ESXi
9 59 (6.98%) vCloud
10 17 (2.01%) NFS
11 14 (1.66%) SRDF
12 12 (1.42%) Xen
13 11 (1.30%) KVM
14 9 (1.07%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.71%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.71%) Snort
15 6 (0.71%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 4 (0.47%) UAG
17 3 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 66 (7.81%) SCCM
2 53 (6.27%) NetBackup
3 51 (6.04%) Backup Exec
4 34 (4.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 23 (2.72%) SCOM
5 23 (2.72%) WSUS
6 22 (2.60%) Nagios
6 22 (2.60%) Puppet
7 19 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 9 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (0.83%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.71%) HP SIM
12 5 (0.59%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.59%) MAILsweeper
13 4 (0.47%) ARCserve
13 4 (0.47%) AppManager
13 4 (0.47%) Cacti
Vendors
1 787 (93.14%) VMware
2 408 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 378 (44.73%) Citrix
4 324 (38.34%) Cisco
5 268 (31.72%) HP
6 162 (19.17%) EMC
7 132 (15.62%) NetApp
8 95 (11.24%) Dell
9 77 (9.11%) Symantec
10 66 (7.81%) Veeam
11 62 (7.34%) McAfee
12 54 (6.39%) IBM
13 53 (6.27%) Juniper
14 34 (4.02%) Red Hat
15 33 (3.91%) Veritas
16 32 (3.79%) CheckPoint
17 31 (3.67%) Oracle
17 31 (3.67%) WatchGuard
18 30 (3.55%) 3PAR
19 29 (3.43%) Kaspersky
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30.000 - 32.000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + car + pension + BUPA
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Sky
Salary: Excellent Sky Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago