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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 275 304 289
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 453 438 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.02% 0.89% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 8.40% 9.15% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 414 395 363
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -2.94%
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
5391 4786 4200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.11% 9.72% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4670 4171 3576
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +28 102 £50,000 +2.04% 13
Sidcup +7 12 £45,250 -4.73% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +2 8 £42,500 +30.76%
Docklands, London - 4 £42,500 -
Croydon +10 3 £52,500 +14.13%
Canary Wharf - 2 £46,250 -
Finchley - 2 £42,500 -
Twickenham -10 1 £45,000 -
Wembley - 1 £46,000 - 1
Dagenham - 1 £31,250 -
Barnet - 1 £45,000 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 934 (94.06%) VMware
2 755 (76.03%) Windows
3 688 (69.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 508 (51.16%) Microsoft
5 499 (50.25%) Active Directory
6 461 (46.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 445 (44.81%) MS Exchange
8 422 (42.50%) Citrix
9 418 (42.09%) Cisco
10 376 (37.87%) SAN
11 340 (34.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 294 (29.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 289 (29.10%) Linux
14 283 (28.50%) DNS
15 274 (27.59%) HP
16 268 (26.99%) SQL Server
17 241 (24.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 240 (24.17%) XenApp
19 229 (23.06%) Firewall
20 217 (21.85%) Finance
21 202 (20.34%) MS Excel
21 202 (20.34%) Hyper-V
22 196 (19.74%) ITIL
23 183 (18.43%) TCP/IP
24 181 (18.23%) Exchange Server 2007
25 180 (18.13%) DHCP
25 180 (18.13%) NetApp
26 175 (17.62%) SQL
27 173 (17.42%) EMC
28 149 (15.01%) MS Office

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 445 (44.81%) MS Exchange
2 294 (29.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 181 (18.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 104 (10.47%) IIS
5 103 (10.37%) SharePoint
6 91 (9.16%) Lync
7 78 (7.85%) Apache
8 76 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 54 (5.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 47 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2003
11 45 (4.53%) Tomcat
12 32 (3.22%) Office Communications Server
13 29 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
14 28 (2.82%) WorkSite
15 27 (2.72%) JBoss
16 25 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
17 17 (1.71%) WebSphere
18 11 (1.11%) Apache Solr
18 11 (1.11%) OpenStack
19 10 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 202 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 149 (15.01%) MS Office
3 7 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (2.42%) Dynamics GP
2 15 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 92 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (8.86%) Office 365
3 71 (7.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (4.03%) Mimecast
5 31 (3.12%) PaaS
6 23 (2.32%) IaaS
7 17 (1.71%) SaaS
8 12 (1.21%) OpenShift
9 10 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.91%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.50%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.20%) Heroku
14 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 376 (37.87%) SAN
2 283 (28.50%) DNS
3 229 (23.06%) Firewall
4 183 (18.43%) TCP/IP
5 180 (18.13%) DHCP
6 128 (12.89%) NAS
7 117 (11.78%) WAN
8 113 (11.38%) LAN
9 98 (9.87%) NetScaler
10 93 (9.37%) VLAN
11 86 (8.66%) VPN
12 83 (8.36%) iSCSI
13 69 (6.95%) Internet
14 51 (5.14%) VoIP
15 48 (4.83%) FTP
15 48 (4.83%) Fibre Channel
16 47 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
16 47 (4.73%) SSH
17 34 (3.42%) WLAN
18 30 (3.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (26.99%) SQL Server
2 99 (9.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (7.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 54 (5.44%) MySQL
5 40 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (2.62%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.21%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.91%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (0.91%) DB2
10 7 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.60%) Informix
12 5 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.20%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 17 (1.71%) JIRA
2 11 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.81%) Subversion
5 7 (0.70%) JMeter
5 7 (0.70%) LoadRunner
5 7 (0.70%) JProfiler
5 7 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.60%) AdminStudio
7 5 (0.50%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.20%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.10%) Hudson
9 1 (0.10%) FishEye
9 1 (0.10%) Bugzilla
General
1 217 (21.85%) Finance
2 98 (9.87%) Banking
3 66 (6.65%) Law
4 55 (5.54%) Back Office
5 48 (4.83%) Legal
6 39 (3.93%) Advertising
7 37 (3.73%) Marketing
8 25 (2.52%) Publishing
9 24 (2.42%) Financial Institution
10 21 (2.11%) Telecoms
11 20 (2.01%) Investment Banking
12 18 (1.81%) Retail
13 7 (0.70%) Games
14 2 (0.20%) Electronics
14 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 202 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 141 (14.20%) Analyst
3 128 (12.89%) Administrator
4 105 (10.57%) Systems Administrator
5 100 (10.07%) Support Engineer
6 71 (7.15%) Systems Engineer
6 71 (7.15%) Consultant
7 67 (6.75%) Architect
8 51 (5.14%) Support Analyst
9 49 (4.93%) Wintel Engineer
10 41 (4.13%) Linux Administrator
11 38 (3.83%) Server Engineer
12 36 (3.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 35 (3.52%) Network Engineer
14 32 (3.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 31 (3.12%) 3rd Line Support
15 31 (3.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 31 (3.12%) VMware Engineer
16 25 (2.52%) Linux Engineer
16 25 (2.52%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.93%) Web Services
2 20 (2.01%) .NET
3 12 (1.21%) Application Packaging
4 9 (0.91%) Middleware
5 8 (0.81%) LAMP
5 8 (0.81%) J2EE
5 8 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (0.70%) HTML
6 7 (0.70%) XSL
7 6 (0.60%) XML
7 6 (0.60%) Grails
8 5 (0.50%) RESTful
8 5 (0.50%) X-Windows
8 5 (0.50%) JSON
9 4 (0.40%) WSH
10 2 (0.20%) SAML
10 2 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.10%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.10%) Spring MVC
11 1 (0.10%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 133 (13.39%) Clustering
2 83 (8.36%) Replication
3 72 (7.25%) Blackberry
4 61 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.03%) Hedge funds
6 31 (3.12%) CLARiiON
6 31 (3.12%) Private Cloud
7 30 (3.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 27 (2.72%) Computer Science
9 26 (2.62%) EqualLogic
10 25 (2.52%) Public Cloud
11 23 (2.32%) Fat Client
11 23 (2.32%) Thin Client
12 22 (2.22%) Digital Media
13 19 (1.91%) Open Source
14 18 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (1.51%) Management Information System
16 12 (1.21%) Mobile App
17 10 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
18 7 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 755 (76.03%) Windows
2 461 (46.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 340 (34.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 289 (29.10%) Linux
5 241 (24.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 120 (12.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 105 (10.57%) Windows 7
8 87 (8.76%) UNIX
9 74 (7.45%) Solaris
10 73 (7.35%) Windows 8
11 55 (5.54%) CentOS
12 34 (3.42%) Windows XP
13 23 (2.32%) Android
14 15 (1.51%) Ubuntu
15 14 (1.41%) AIX
16 12 (1.21%) Debian
17 9 (0.91%) VMS
18 8 (0.81%) Apple iOS
19 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (19.74%) ITIL
2 102 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 71 (7.15%) Configuration Management
4 47 (4.73%) Project Management
5 44 (4.43%) Capacity Planning
6 43 (4.33%) Service Delivery
7 42 (4.23%) Mentoring
8 41 (4.13%) Load Balancing
9 40 (4.03%) Software Deployment
10 38 (3.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 38 (3.83%) Problem Management
11 37 (3.73%) Service Management
12 36 (3.63%) Migration
12 36 (3.63%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
13 29 (2.92%) Investment Management
14 27 (2.72%) ITIL V3
15 26 (2.62%) Change Control
15 26 (2.62%) Business Continuity
16 25 (2.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (17.62%) SQL
2 125 (12.59%) PowerShell
3 57 (5.74%) Perl
4 52 (5.24%) Python
5 51 (5.14%) Bash Shell
6 48 (4.83%) PHP
7 42 (4.23%) Shell Script
8 40 (4.03%) Java
9 35 (3.52%) VB
10 32 (3.22%) Ruby
11 23 (2.32%) VBScript
12 10 (1.01%) C
13 9 (0.91%) JavaScript
13 9 (0.91%) Bourne shell
14 7 (0.70%) sed
14 7 (0.70%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.70%) AWK
15 6 (0.60%) VB6
15 6 (0.60%) OCaml
16 5 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 146 (14.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 145 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 125 (12.59%) Degree
4 119 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
5 112 (11.28%) MCSE
6 77 (7.75%) CCNA
7 61 (6.14%) MCITP
8 38 (3.83%) CCNP
9 37 (3.73%) MCSA
10 36 (3.63%) MCP
11 35 (3.52%) Citrix Certification
12 27 (2.72%) CCA
13 24 (2.42%) VCP5
14 17 (1.71%) Security Cleared
15 14 (1.41%) RHCE
16 12 (1.21%) NCDA
17 10 (1.01%) NCIE
17 10 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.81%) PhD
19 7 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.95%) SLA
2 21 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.70%) QA
4 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 688 (69.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 499 (50.25%) Active Directory
3 240 (24.17%) XenApp
4 202 (20.34%) Hyper-V
5 132 (13.29%) VMware ESXi
6 129 (12.99%) VMware ESX
7 123 (12.39%) XenDesktop
8 55 (5.54%) XenServer
9 54 (5.44%) NFS
10 53 (5.34%) vCloud
11 40 (4.03%) Microsoft App-V
12 23 (2.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 21 (2.11%) UAG
14 18 (1.81%) Xen
15 16 (1.61%) Terminal Services
15 16 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 14 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 13 (1.31%) Veritas File System
17 13 (1.31%) VMware Server
18 12 (1.21%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 139 (14.00%) SCCM
2 82 (8.26%) SCOM
3 67 (6.75%) Nagios
4 64 (6.45%) Backup Exec
5 59 (5.94%) Puppet
6 31 (3.12%) NetBackup
7 30 (3.02%) Cacti
8 28 (2.82%) Legato
9 26 (2.62%) EMC NetWorker
10 25 (2.52%) WSUS
11 24 (2.42%) Opsview
12 23 (2.32%) ZABBIX
13 19 (1.91%) SCVMM
13 19 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
14 18 (1.81%) XenMobile
15 16 (1.61%) Tivoli
16 15 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
16 15 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
17 11 (1.11%) SCOrch
17 11 (1.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 934 (94.06%) VMware
2 508 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 422 (42.50%) Citrix
4 418 (42.09%) Cisco
5 274 (27.59%) HP
6 180 (18.13%) NetApp
7 173 (17.42%) EMC
8 144 (14.50%) Dell
8 144 (14.50%) Red Hat
9 96 (9.67%) Oracle
10 94 (9.47%) Veeam
11 68 (6.85%) Symantec
12 49 (4.93%) Juniper
13 39 (3.93%) F5
14 38 (3.83%) CommVault
15 36 (3.63%) CheckPoint
15 36 (3.63%) IBM
15 36 (3.63%) AppSense
16 34 (3.42%) Avaya
16 34 (3.42%) Veritas
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £47500 - £57000.00 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + £10,000 bonus paid montly +
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 41000 and 57000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Newton Blue
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £225 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 15-20% bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k Basic + Car Allowance, Pe
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 25-35k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago