Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 264 268
Rank change year-on-year -33 +4 +53
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 46 63 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.62% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 2.64% 4.29% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 56 77
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £47,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -17.83% +21.05%
10th Percentile £39,000 £40,500 £36,150
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £74,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +17.02% -18.26% +21.05%

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 1,743 1,470 1,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.65% 14.44% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,595 1,361 1,235
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +11.70%
10th Percentile £29,100 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (82.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (56.52%) Windows
4 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
5 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
6 20 (43.48%) SQL
6 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
7 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
7 19 (41.30%) PowerShell
8 18 (39.13%) Finance
9 17 (36.96%) Linux
9 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (34.78%) vCenter Server
10 16 (34.78%) ITIL
10 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (32.61%) Ansible
11 15 (32.61%) DevOps
12 14 (30.43%) Docker
12 14 (30.43%) OpenShift
12 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
12 14 (30.43%) OpenStack
12 14 (30.43%) vRealize
12 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
12 14 (30.43%) Puppet
12 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (30.43%) RHCE
12 14 (30.43%) Red Hat
12 14 (30.43%) Middleware

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 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (30.43%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Infor SunSystems
1 9 (19.57%) ReMetrica
2 1 (2.17%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) OpenShift
2 5 (10.87%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) DNS
2 9 (19.57%) SAN
3 7 (15.22%) DHCP
4 6 (13.04%) Firewall
5 4 (8.70%) iSCSI
5 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.52%) FTP
6 3 (6.52%) HTTP
6 3 (6.52%) LAN
6 3 (6.52%) WAN
7 2 (4.35%) Network Security
7 2 (4.35%) SMTP
7 2 (4.35%) SSH
8 1 (2.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.17%) NAS
8 1 (2.17%) Skype
8 1 (2.17%) VLAN
8 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Advertising
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Service Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Technical Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Technical Services Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 8 (17.39%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 8 (17.39%) Technical Support
4 8 (17.39%) Technical Support Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) IT Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Junior DevOps
5 6 (13.04%) Junior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) PKI
2 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) DevOps
3 11 (23.91%) Project Management
4 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.52%) Change Management
6 3 (6.52%) High Availability
6 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.35%) Server Building
7 2 (4.35%) SIEM
7 2 (4.35%) Threat Detection
7 2 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) PowerShell
3 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 14 (30.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) RHCE
2 6 (13.04%) RHCSA
3 3 (6.52%) CISSP
4 2 (4.35%) CCNA
4 2 (4.35%) CISA
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) CISM
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) GDPR
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (82.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 16 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (30.43%) Docker
5 13 (28.26%) XenApp
5 13 (28.26%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.17%) Firmware
8 1 (2.17%) KVM
8 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) vCenter Server
2 15 (32.61%) Ansible
3 14 (30.43%) Puppet
3 14 (30.43%) vRealize
4 3 (6.52%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) Consul
5 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.17%) QRadar
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.17%) SCCM
5 1 (2.17%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 14 (30.43%) Citrix
3 14 (30.43%) Red Hat
4 11 (23.91%) Ivanti
5 6 (13.04%) Veeam
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco
7 4 (8.70%) Dell
7 4 (8.70%) EqualLogic
8 2 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.17%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.17%) Dell KACE
9 1 (2.17%) EMC
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (2.17%) NetApp
9 1 (2.17%) Sophos
9 1 (2.17%) Splunk
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas