Period
to 26 November 2021

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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 240 219 312
Rank change year-on-year -21 +93 +12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 35 8 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.50% 0.17% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 2.58% 0.93% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 52
10th Percentile £40,750 £48,462 £35,125
25th Percentile £51,250 £50,553 £44,656
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,500 £56,750 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.61% +7.08% -3.64%
75th Percentile £74,625 £75,000 £79,063
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,500 £90,000
London median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.81% +28.57% -2.78%

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 1,354 864 2,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.23% 18.75% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,261 771 2,163
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,750 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,750 £92,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 26 November 2021.

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 26 November 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
City of London -28 30 £56,000 -1.32% 13
West End of London - 4 £70,000 -
City of Westminster - 1 - -
vSphere
London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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 32 (91.43%) VMware
2 25 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (71.43%) Windows
3 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 18 (51.43%) DHCP
5 18 (51.43%) DNS
6 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 12 (34.29%) Finance
8 12 (34.29%) Cisco
8 12 (34.29%) Citrix
9 11 (31.43%) Linux
10 10 (28.57%) EMC
10 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
10 10 (28.57%) Azure
10 10 (28.57%) AWS
11 9 (25.71%) SCCM
11 9 (25.71%) Replication
11 9 (25.71%) HP
11 9 (25.71%) Dell
12 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
12 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
12 8 (22.86%) Firewall
12 8 (22.86%) Legal
12 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
12 8 (22.86%) GDPR
12 8 (22.86%) Server Management
13 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
13 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016

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 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (11.43%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) AWS
1 10 (28.57%) Azure
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) GitHub
4 2 (5.71%) IaaS
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) DHCP
1 18 (51.43%) DNS
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
3 5 (14.29%) VLAN
4 4 (11.43%) LAN
4 4 (11.43%) Skype
4 4 (11.43%) WAN
5 3 (8.57%) VSAN
6 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.86%) SMTP
7 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Legal
3 7 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (17.14%) Banking
5 4 (11.43%) Retail
6 3 (8.57%) Back Office
7 2 (5.71%) Front Office
7 2 (5.71%) Social Skills
8 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) ADO
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Replication
2 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
3 7 (20.00%) Hedge funds
4 6 (17.14%) Blackberry
4 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (14.29%) PKI
6 4 (11.43%) Clustering
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.86%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (31.43%) Linux
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.57%) CentOS
7 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.86%) AIX
9 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.86%) SUSE
9 1 (2.86%) Unix
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 8 (22.86%) Server Management
2 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
5 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.43%) SIEM
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Security Operations
6 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.14%) Python
3 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) VCAP
4 2 (5.71%) CCNP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCA
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) GDPR
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
3 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.86%) NIST
4 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (17.14%) XenApp
4 6 (17.14%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.71%) KVM
7 1 (2.86%) Docker
7 1 (2.86%) Firmware
7 1 (2.86%) LXC
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.86%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCCM
2 7 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (17.14%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (14.29%) Ansible
4 5 (14.29%) SCOM
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (11.43%) OfficeScan
5 4 (11.43%) Terraform
5 4 (11.43%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 4 (11.43%) vCenter Server
6 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (8.57%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
7 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (5.71%) Puppet
7 2 (5.71%) vMotion
7 2 (5.71%) WSUS
8 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) Citrix
4 10 (28.57%) EMC
5 9 (25.71%) Dell
5 9 (25.71%) HP
6 6 (17.14%) Altiris
6 6 (17.14%) McAfee
7 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
7 4 (11.43%) Huawei
7 4 (11.43%) Splunk
7 4 (11.43%) Veeam
7 4 (11.43%) Veritas
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.57%) Symantec
9 2 (5.71%) Bloomberg
9 2 (5.71%) Infoblox
9 2 (5.71%) NetApp
9 2 (5.71%) Reuters