Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 322 330
Rank change year-on-year +105 +8 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 28 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.24% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 1.23% 1.34% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 54
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.30% -7.73% +15.79%
10th Percentile £48,462 £38,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £79,000 £63,750 £70,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00% -9.09%

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 978 2,082 2,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.24% 17.97% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1,886 1,968
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £39,650 £27,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £97,125 £93,750 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +73 11 £57,500 +15.00% 6
West End of London - 1 £48,500 -
vSphere
London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (41.67%) Juniper
7 4 (33.33%) AWS
7 4 (33.33%) Presales
7 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) EMC
8 3 (25.00%) Apple
8 3 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) HP
8 3 (25.00%) Dell
8 3 (25.00%) CentOS
8 3 (25.00%) Mac OS
8 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
8 3 (25.00%) SCCM
8 3 (25.00%) Veeam

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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) VSAN
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Police
1 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) iSeries
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Server Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Case
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Market Research
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Project Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) StorNext
3 3 (25.00%) Xsan
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (8.33%) VMware NSX
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (8.33%) vRealize
3 1 (8.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) EMC
6 3 (25.00%) Apple
6 3 (25.00%) Dell
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Isilon
6 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
6 3 (25.00%) Supermicro
6 3 (25.00%) Veeam
7 2 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (16.67%) Symantec
8 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) IBM
8 1 (8.33%) Remedy