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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 281 292 312
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 447 391 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.97% 0.88% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 9.30% 9.35% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 388 362 358
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
4804 4182 4604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.43% 9.39% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 3656 4025
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +17 115 £52,500 +7.14% 15
Bromley -4 11 £37,500 -17.58%
Sidcup +2 7 £52,500 +7.14%
Canary Wharf +14 2 £65,000 +23.80%
Hounslow -2 2 £55,000 -
Croydon -9 2 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -15 2 £35,250 +0.71%
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £42,500 -
Harrow - 1 £72,500 -
Hayes - 1 £42,500 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 784 (93.00%) VMware
2 625 (74.14%) Windows
3 600 (71.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 443 (52.55%) Active Directory
5 410 (48.64%) Microsoft
6 373 (44.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 363 (43.06%) MS Exchange
8 347 (41.16%) Citrix
9 315 (37.37%) SAN
10 287 (34.05%) Cisco
11 282 (33.45%) Linux
12 244 (28.94%) Finance
13 223 (26.45%) Exchange Server 2010
14 220 (26.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 219 (25.98%) SQL Server
16 218 (25.86%) HP
17 211 (25.03%) DNS
18 210 (24.91%) ITIL
19 209 (24.79%) Windows Server 2003
20 207 (24.56%) XenApp
21 190 (22.54%) Firewall
22 189 (22.42%) DHCP
23 177 (21.00%) VMware ESX
24 174 (20.64%) EMC
25 160 (18.98%) TCP/IP
26 152 (18.03%) Red Hat
27 150 (17.79%) MS Excel
28 135 (16.01%) NetApp
29 117 (13.88%) Clustering
30 113 (13.40%) VPN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 363 (43.06%) MS Exchange
2 223 (26.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 76 (9.02%) IIS
5 75 (8.90%) SharePoint
6 64 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 58 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 54 (6.41%) Apache
9 44 (5.22%) CMS
10 36 (4.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 36 (4.27%) Lync
11 33 (3.91%) Tomcat
12 26 (3.08%) Drupal
13 24 (2.85%) Escenic
14 18 (2.14%) OpenStack
15 17 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
16 14 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
17 12 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
18 9 (1.07%) WebSphere
18 9 (1.07%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 150 (17.79%) MS Excel
2 87 (10.32%) MS Office
3 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) MS Project
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 18 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.36%) Tridion
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.32%) Office 365
2 21 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (2.02%) IaaS
5 13 (1.54%) SaaS
6 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.59%) PaaS
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 315 (37.37%) SAN
2 211 (25.03%) DNS
3 190 (22.54%) Firewall
4 189 (22.42%) DHCP
5 160 (18.98%) TCP/IP
6 113 (13.40%) VPN
7 90 (10.68%) LAN
7 90 (10.68%) WAN
7 90 (10.68%) NAS
8 81 (9.61%) NetScaler
9 70 (8.30%) Cisco ASA
9 70 (8.30%) VLAN
10 68 (8.07%) iSCSI
11 67 (7.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 63 (7.47%) Internet
13 50 (5.93%) Wireless
14 42 (4.98%) Fibre Channel
15 39 (4.63%) SSL
16 36 (4.27%) Ethernet
16 36 (4.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (25.98%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 54 (6.41%) MySQL
3 44 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.07%) DB2
6 8 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.24%) Big Data
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.24%) IDOL
10 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (2.61%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.78%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.66%) Juju
4 13 (1.54%) AdminStudio
5 7 (0.83%) MSI
6 4 (0.47%) JIRA
6 4 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.36%) Subversion
7 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 244 (28.94%) Finance
2 51 (6.05%) Banking
3 43 (5.10%) Law
4 39 (4.63%) Legal
5 31 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 30 (3.56%) Publishing
7 17 (2.02%) Advertising
7 17 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.90%) Back Office
9 11 (1.30%) Retail
10 8 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.71%) Marketing
11 6 (0.71%) Cantonese Language
12 2 (0.24%) Games
12 2 (0.24%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 114 (13.52%) Analyst
2 91 (10.79%) Support Engineer
3 89 (10.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 88 (10.44%) Administrator
5 62 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
6 51 (6.05%) Architect
7 47 (5.58%) Consultant
8 45 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
9 42 (4.98%) Support Analyst
9 42 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
10 41 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 32 (3.80%) VMware Engineer
12 31 (3.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 31 (3.68%) Linux Administrator
13 30 (3.56%) Network Engineer
14 28 (3.32%) Team Leader
14 28 (3.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 24 (2.85%) Infrastructure Architect
15 24 (2.85%) Server Engineer
16 23 (2.73%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.85%) Ajax
2 23 (2.73%) Web Services
3 21 (2.49%) Application Packaging
4 16 (1.90%) .NET
5 14 (1.66%) XML
5 14 (1.66%) RESTful
5 14 (1.66%) JSON
6 13 (1.54%) Django
7 8 (0.95%) Middleware
8 7 (0.83%) J2EE
9 5 (0.59%) HTML
10 3 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.24%) CSS
11 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.24%) Regular Expression
12 1 (0.12%) HTML5
12 1 (0.12%) CSS3
12 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 117 (13.88%) Clustering
2 77 (9.13%) CLARiiON
3 75 (8.90%) Replication
4 57 (6.76%) Blackberry
5 42 (4.98%) Hedge funds
6 39 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (3.80%) Mobile App
8 29 (3.44%) Management Information System
9 26 (3.08%) Digital Media
10 25 (2.97%) EqualLogic
11 13 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.54%) Thin Client
11 13 (1.54%) CMDB
11 13 (1.54%) Fat Client
12 11 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
13 10 (1.19%) Celerra
14 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.07%) Open Source
15 8 (0.95%) PKI
16 7 (0.83%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 625 (74.14%) Windows
2 373 (44.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 282 (33.45%) Linux
4 220 (26.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 209 (24.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 99 (11.74%) Windows 7
6 99 (11.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 91 (10.79%) Solaris
8 50 (5.93%) Windows XP
9 47 (5.58%) UNIX
10 41 (4.86%) CentOS
11 31 (3.68%) Windows 8
12 28 (3.32%) AIX
12 28 (3.32%) Ubuntu
13 17 (2.02%) Debian
14 16 (1.90%) SUSE
15 15 (1.78%) Windows Vista
16 13 (1.54%) Mac OS X
17 9 (1.07%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (24.91%) ITIL
2 71 (8.42%) Migration
3 69 (8.19%) Change Management
4 66 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 60 (7.12%) Load Balancing
6 49 (5.81%) Problem Management
7 48 (5.69%) Configuration Management
8 46 (5.46%) Incident Management
9 42 (4.98%) Capacity Planning
10 41 (4.86%) E-Commerce
11 39 (4.63%) DevOps
12 36 (4.27%) Capacity Management
13 35 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (3.91%) Project Management
14 33 (3.91%) Service Management
14 33 (3.91%) Release Management
15 31 (3.68%) Business Continuity
16 30 (3.56%) ITIL V3
17 28 (3.32%) Content Management
18 27 (3.20%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (13.29%) SQL
2 96 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 87 (10.32%) Perl
4 47 (5.58%) PHP
5 45 (5.34%) Java
6 37 (4.39%) Bash Shell
7 35 (4.15%) Python
8 29 (3.44%) Ruby
9 22 (2.61%) C
10 15 (1.78%) VBScript
11 12 (1.42%) VB
12 11 (1.30%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.30%) C#
12 11 (1.30%) JavaScript
12 11 (1.30%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.83%) Korn
14 5 (0.59%) VBA
14 5 (0.59%) C++
15 3 (0.36%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.24%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 101 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 101 (11.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 96 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (8.90%) MCSE
4 54 (6.41%) Degree
5 44 (5.22%) CCNA
6 39 (4.63%) CCNP
6 39 (4.63%) MCSA
7 26 (3.08%) MCITP
8 22 (2.61%) MCP
9 19 (2.25%) Security Cleared
10 17 (2.02%) VCAP
11 13 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.07%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.07%) NCDA
14 8 (0.95%) A+ Certification
14 8 (0.95%) HND
15 7 (0.83%) RHCE
16 6 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.24%) SLA
2 14 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.47%) QA
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 600 (71.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 443 (52.55%) Active Directory
3 207 (24.56%) XenApp
4 177 (21.00%) VMware ESX
5 108 (12.81%) Hyper-V
6 98 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
7 71 (8.42%) XenDesktop
8 57 (6.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 53 (6.29%) UAG
10 51 (6.05%) XenServer
11 40 (4.74%) vCloud
12 31 (3.68%) NFS
13 19 (2.25%) KVM
13 19 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 15 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
15 14 (1.66%) Xen
16 13 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 13 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
17 9 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
18 8 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 79 (9.37%) NetBackup
2 78 (9.25%) SCCM
3 68 (8.07%) Backup Exec
4 66 (7.83%) Puppet
5 63 (7.47%) SCOM
6 58 (6.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 51 (6.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 50 (5.93%) Nagios
9 37 (4.39%) WSUS
10 28 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (2.73%) HP SIM
11 23 (2.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 15 (1.78%) WhatsUp Gold
13 14 (1.66%) Cacti
13 14 (1.66%) Legato
14 12 (1.42%) ARCserve
15 11 (1.30%) Data Guard
16 10 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
17 9 (1.07%) XenMobile
18 6 (0.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 784 (93.00%) VMware
2 410 (48.64%) Microsoft
3 347 (41.16%) Citrix
4 287 (34.05%) Cisco
5 218 (25.86%) HP
6 174 (20.64%) EMC
7 152 (18.03%) Red Hat
8 135 (16.01%) NetApp
9 105 (12.46%) Symantec
10 88 (10.44%) Oracle
11 81 (9.61%) Dell
12 79 (9.37%) Veeam
13 60 (7.12%) Juniper
14 51 (6.05%) IBM
15 50 (5.93%) Infoblox
16 38 (4.51%) McAfee
16 38 (4.51%) CommVault
17 32 (3.80%) WatchGuard
18 28 (3.32%) Veritas
19 27 (3.20%) Brocade
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car allowance shares & Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + attractive bonuses & training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £43000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Olswang
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car allowance & Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Xceed
Salary: Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Xceed
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £90,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago