Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 222 206 289
Rank change year-on-year -16 +83 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 28 10 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 2.40% 1.20% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 22
10th Percentile £50,750 £48,462 £35,300
25th Percentile £52,875 £51,563 £43,906
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +17.95% -17.37%
75th Percentile £72,500 £73,438 £58,438
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,875 £63,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00% -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 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 1,169 833 1,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.82% 19.50% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 736 1,439
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £53,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £69,250 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.30% +6.54% +4.00%
75th Percentile £93,750 £85,313 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,375 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 24 (85.71%) VMware
2 21 (75.00%) Windows
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
7 13 (46.43%) Linux
7 13 (46.43%) Finance
8 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
9 10 (35.71%) Data Protection
9 10 (35.71%) Azure
9 10 (35.71%) HP
10 9 (32.14%) DNS
10 9 (32.14%) Cisco
10 9 (32.14%) DHCP
10 9 (32.14%) SCCM
11 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
11 8 (28.57%) Server Management
11 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
12 7 (25.00%) GDPR
12 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (25.00%) Legal
12 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
12 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
13 6 (21.43%) Service Management
13 6 (21.43%) Financial Institution
13 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
13 6 (21.43%) McAfee
13 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
13 6 (21.43%) Citrix

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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
3 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Azure
2 6 (21.43%) AWS
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (10.71%) GitHub
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.57%) IaaS
5 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) DHCP
1 9 (32.14%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) Skype
2 5 (17.86%) WAN
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) VSAN
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Legal
3 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 6 (21.43%) Financial Institution
3 6 (21.43%) Retail
4 4 (14.29%) Back Office
5 2 (7.14%) Front Office
5 2 (7.14%) Social Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 6 (21.43%) Hedge funds
3 5 (17.86%) Clustering
3 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (17.86%) Replication
4 4 (14.29%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (14.29%) CentOS
8 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (7.14%) AIX
9 2 (7.14%) Unix
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Data Protection
2 8 (28.57%) Server Management
3 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (17.86%) DevOps
5 5 (17.86%) Information Security
5 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 5 (17.86%) SIEM
5 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (14.29%) Attack Monitoring
6 4 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 3 (10.71%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Bash
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) GDPR
2 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) NIST
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) Docker
5 1 (3.57%) Firmware
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) KVM
5 1 (3.57%) LXC
5 1 (3.57%) Xen
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) SCCM
2 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 6 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (17.86%) Ansible
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (17.86%) SCOM
5 4 (14.29%) OfficeScan
5 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (14.29%) Terraform
5 4 (14.29%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 4 (14.29%) vCenter Server
6 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (10.71%) Puppet
7 2 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (7.14%) vMotion
7 2 (7.14%) WSUS
8 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) HP
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco
5 6 (21.43%) Altiris
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) McAfee
6 5 (17.86%) EMC
7 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
7 4 (14.29%) Huawei
7 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 4 (14.29%) Splunk
7 4 (14.29%) Veritas
8 3 (10.71%) Dell
9 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
9 2 (7.14%) Reuters
9 2 (7.14%) RightFax
9 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
9 2 (7.14%) Symantec
10 1 (3.57%) Aruba