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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
London > Central London
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 287 245 233
Rank change year-on-year -42 -12 +69
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 29 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.28% 0.44% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 1.93% 2.31% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 20
10th Percentile £36,050 £40,846 £50,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £50,313 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.87% -11.54% +23.81%
75th Percentile £72,500 £61,875 £75,000
90th Percentile £80,250 £69,482 £80,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -18.52% +31.07%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,243 1,258 1,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.32% 19.05% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,067 1,163 1,068
10th Percentile £33,900 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £53,084 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £108,750 £103,750 £96,250
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £69,500
% change year-on-year - +0.72% +6.92%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Central London

vSphere
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vSphere in Central London.

Salary trend for vSphere in Central London

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in Central London over the 6 months to 8 August 2022.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Central London

vSphere
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Central London region over the 6 months to 8 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
City of London -69 15 £50,000 -13.04% 5
West End of London - 2 £40,000 -
City of Westminster - 2 £40,000 -
Lambeth - 2 £45,500 -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £56,500 -
vSphere
London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 11 (45.83%) DNS
5 11 (45.83%) Azure
5 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (41.67%) Linux
6 10 (41.67%) Firewall
7 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 9 (37.50%) AWS
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL
9 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (25.00%) Containerisation
10 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (25.00%) Agile
10 6 (25.00%) Clustering
11 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) HP
11 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (20.83%) Project Delivery
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (20.83%) Social Skills

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Azure
2 9 (37.50%) AWS
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (16.67%) GCP
3 4 (16.67%) OpenShift
4 3 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (8.33%) GitHub
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (4.17%) IaaS
6 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) DNS
2 10 (41.67%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) Broadband
5 2 (8.33%) IPsec
5 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (8.33%) SSH
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) NAS
6 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) GitLab
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.83%) Social Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Administrator
1 4 (16.67%) Designer
1 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
1 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Support
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) e-Learning
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (12.50%) CentOS
8 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
9 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
10 1 (4.17%) Android
10 1 (4.17%) SUSE
10 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Agile
2 6 (25.00%) Containerisation
3 5 (20.83%) Project Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Business Strategy
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) CI/CD
4 4 (16.67%) Coaching
4 4 (16.67%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (16.67%) Technology Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Bash
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (12.50%) DBS Check
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCA
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) Firmware
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (12.50%) WSUS
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (8.33%) AirWatch
4 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.33%) Puppet
4 2 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (8.33%) Terraform
4 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
4 2 (8.33%) vRealize
5 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (20.83%) HP
6 4 (16.67%) Aruba
6 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.67%) Veeam
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
7 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.33%) arago
8 2 (8.33%) Sophos
9 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.17%) Apple
9 1 (4.17%) Commvault
9 1 (4.17%) Dell
9 1 (4.17%) EMC
9 1 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle