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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 206 217
Rank change year-on-year +27 +11  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 40 64 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 0.90% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 6.58% 8.18% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39 57 99
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £36,500 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £76,400 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 608 782 1351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 12.02% 11.02% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 568 683 1156
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the City of London

vSphere
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 80 (90.91%) Windows
2 78 (88.64%) VMware
3 57 (64.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 49 (55.68%) Citrix
5 49 (55.68%) Microsoft
6 47 (53.41%) XenApp
6 47 (53.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (53.41%) Windows Server
7 46 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (46.59%) MS Exchange
9 37 (42.05%) ITIL
10 34 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 31 (35.23%) Finance
12 30 (34.09%) Linux
13 28 (31.82%) Firewall
14 26 (29.55%) SQL Server
15 25 (28.41%) SQL
15 25 (28.41%) Cisco
16 24 (27.27%) IIS
17 22 (25.00%) Hyper-V
17 22 (25.00%) XenDesktop
18 21 (23.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
19 20 (22.73%) SCCM
20 19 (21.59%) PowerShell
20 19 (21.59%) Unix
20 19 (21.59%) DNS
21 18 (20.45%) DHCP
21 18 (20.45%) EMC
21 18 (20.45%) WSUS

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 41 (46.59%) MS Exchange
2 34 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (27.27%) IIS
4 17 (19.32%) SharePoint
4 17 (19.32%) Skype for Business
5 14 (15.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (13.64%) Apache
7 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (11.36%) Alfresco
8 10 (11.36%) Tomcat
9 7 (7.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (5.68%) CloudStack
10 5 (5.68%) JBoss
10 5 (5.68%) OpenStack
10 5 (5.68%) WebLogic
10 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
10 5 (5.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.14%) CMS
11 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) G Suite
2 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.09%) Office 365
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.68%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.82%) Firewall
2 19 (21.59%) DNS
3 18 (20.45%) DHCP
4 17 (19.32%) Skype
5 16 (18.18%) SAN
6 13 (14.77%) NetScaler
7 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
8 8 (9.09%) VPN
9 7 (7.95%) LAN
9 7 (7.95%) WAN
10 4 (4.55%) IP Telephony
10 4 (4.55%) MPLS
10 4 (4.55%) VLAN
11 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.41%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.41%) Network Security
11 3 (3.41%) VoIP
11 3 (3.41%) Wireless
12 2 (2.27%) LDAP
12 2 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) MySQL
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.68%) Subversion
1 5 (5.68%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (35.23%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Law
4 3 (3.41%) Legal
4 3 (3.41%) Publishing
5 2 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Analyst
2 16 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Unix Specialist
4 8 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Technical Support
6 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) LAMP
2 5 (5.68%) .NET
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (1.14%) Flash
4 1 (1.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Clustering
2 14 (15.91%) PKI
3 10 (11.36%) EMC VNX
4 8 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.82%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.27%) Replication
6 2 (2.27%) User Experience
6 2 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.14%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (1.14%) Fintech
7 1 (1.14%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.14%) iPhone
7 1 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (90.91%) Windows
2 47 (53.41%) Windows Server
2 47 (53.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (34.09%) Linux
5 19 (21.59%) Unix
6 16 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 11 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 11 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (11.36%) Debian
8 10 (11.36%) NetWare
8 10 (11.36%) SUSE
9 3 (3.41%) Solaris
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.14%) Android
11 1 (1.14%) CentOS
11 1 (1.14%) Fedora
11 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) ITIL
2 21 (23.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 17 (19.32%) Project Management
4 13 (14.77%) Release Management
5 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 11 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
6 10 (11.36%) Business Continuity
6 10 (11.36%) Change Control
6 10 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (11.36%) Document Management
6 10 (11.36%) Quality Management
7 9 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.95%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.95%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (5.68%) Build Automation
10 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.68%) DevOps
10 5 (5.68%) OWASP
10 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) SQL
2 19 (21.59%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
3 6 (6.82%) Python
3 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.68%) Ruby
5 2 (2.27%) C
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (18.18%) MCSE
3 12 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (11.36%) CCNA
5 9 (10.23%) MCP
6 7 (7.95%) MCSA
7 6 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.55%) Degree
9 3 (3.41%) CCNP
10 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.14%) CCA
11 1 (1.14%) CCSA
11 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.14%) MCITP
11 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.14%) VCAP
11 1 (1.14%) VCP5
11 1 (1.14%) VCP6
11 1 (1.14%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) PMO
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (64.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 47 (53.41%) XenApp
4 22 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 22 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 11 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (10.23%) XenServer
8 5 (5.68%) Xen
9 4 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.27%) ISA Server
11 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
12 1 (1.14%) NFS
12 1 (1.14%) Shibboleth
12 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.14%) vCloud
12 1 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) SCCM
2 18 (20.45%) WSUS
3 17 (19.32%) SCOM
4 11 (12.50%) Nagios
5 10 (11.36%) EMC VPLEX
5 10 (11.36%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 10 (11.36%) Simpana
6 6 (6.82%) Puppet
7 5 (5.68%) Ansible
7 5 (5.68%) Cobbler
7 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (5.68%) Salt
7 5 (5.68%) Terraform
7 5 (5.68%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.14%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 78 (88.64%) VMware
2 49 (55.68%) Citrix
2 49 (55.68%) Microsoft
3 25 (28.41%) Cisco
4 18 (20.45%) EMC
5 16 (18.18%) HP
5 16 (18.18%) Oracle
5 16 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 12 (13.64%) NetApp
7 11 (12.50%) CommVault
7 11 (12.50%) Dell
8 10 (11.36%) Google
8 10 (11.36%) Novell
9 7 (7.95%) Veeam
10 6 (6.82%) Veritas
11 5 (5.68%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.68%) EnterpriseDB
12 4 (4.55%) AppSense
12 4 (4.55%) Brocade
12 4 (4.55%) Mitel
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago