Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 241 273
Rank change year-on-year -39 +32 -51
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 54 90 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.86% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 3.59% 7.19% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 49 90 94
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,500 £35,525 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,506 1,251 1,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.10% 11.96% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,399 1,142 1,353
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +2.15%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in the City of London

vSphere
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in the City of London.

Salary trend for vSphere in the City of London

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (87.04%) Windows
3 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
4 39 (72.22%) Windows Server
5 37 (68.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (59.26%) DNS
7 30 (55.56%) MS Exchange
8 29 (53.70%) DHCP
8 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
9 25 (46.30%) Citrix
10 24 (44.44%) Cisco
11 23 (42.59%) SAN
12 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (38.89%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (37.04%) SCCM
15 18 (33.33%) Firewall
16 17 (31.48%) Finance
16 17 (31.48%) PowerShell
16 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
18 15 (27.78%) LAN
18 15 (27.78%) WAN
19 14 (25.93%) VPN
19 14 (25.93%) XenApp
20 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2013
20 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
20 13 (24.07%) HP
21 12 (22.22%) Office 365
21 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
22 11 (20.37%) NetApp

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 30 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (18.52%) IIS
5 8 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
7 6 (11.11%) Skype for Business
8 5 (9.26%) Confluence
9 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (22.22%) Office 365
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.26%) GitHub
4 2 (3.70%) IaaS
4 2 (3.70%) PaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 32 (59.26%) DNS
2 29 (53.70%) DHCP
3 23 (42.59%) SAN
4 18 (33.33%) Firewall
5 15 (27.78%) LAN
5 15 (27.78%) WAN
6 14 (25.93%) VPN
7 10 (18.52%) MPLS
7 10 (18.52%) VLAN
8 8 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
10 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (11.11%) Skype
11 5 (9.26%) DSL
11 5 (9.26%) FTP
11 5 (9.26%) Internet
11 5 (9.26%) NX-OS
12 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (7.41%) Wireless
13 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) JIRA
1 6 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Advertising
2 4 (7.41%) Dutch Language
2 4 (7.41%) French Language
2 4 (7.41%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Law
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.11%) Administrator
2 6 (11.11%) Architect
2 6 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (9.26%) IT Manager
3 5 (9.26%) Senior Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Network Administrator
4 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Server Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Server Support Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) COM
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Clustering
3 4 (7.41%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.56%) HP Storage
5 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.70%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 47 (87.04%) Windows
2 39 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.52%) Linux
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) CentOS
8 2 (3.70%) Unix
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Patch Management
1 10 (18.52%) Task Automation
2 9 (16.67%) DevOps
3 8 (14.81%) ITIL
4 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.26%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (5.56%) High Availability
6 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.56%) Time Management
7 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.85%) Change Management
8 1 (1.85%) Data Security
8 1 (1.85%) Project Management
8 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) MCSE
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.70%) CCNA
3 2 (3.70%) MCSA
3 2 (3.70%) RHCE
3 2 (3.70%) VCP5
4 1 (1.85%) CCDP
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 37 (68.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (38.89%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (25.93%) XenApp
5 10 (18.52%) XenDesktop
6 8 (14.81%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.70%) Firmware
7 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.85%) KVM
8 1 (1.85%) NFS
8 1 (1.85%) StorNext
8 1 (1.85%) vCloud
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.85%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.85%) XenServer
8 1 (1.85%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) SCCM
2 9 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 8 (14.81%) WSUS
4 5 (9.26%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (9.26%) SCOM
4 5 (9.26%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.70%) Ansible
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (3.70%) vMotion
5 2 (3.70%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.85%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.85%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
3 25 (46.30%) Citrix
4 24 (44.44%) Cisco
5 13 (24.07%) HP
6 11 (20.37%) NetApp
7 10 (18.52%) Veeam
8 9 (16.67%) Dell
9 5 (9.26%) 3PAR
9 5 (9.26%) Atlassian
9 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.56%) Brocade
10 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.56%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (5.56%) F5
10 3 (5.56%) MobileIron
10 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.56%) Symantec
10 3 (5.56%) Veritas
11 2 (3.70%) IBM