Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 300 297
Rank change year-on-year +81 -3 -42
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 21 41 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.39% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 1.94% 2.08% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 55
Median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +31.82% -
10th Percentile £49,750 £42,500 £37,650
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.93% -2.27% -

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 1,084 1,974 1,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.58% 19.00% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1,789 1,537
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £30,150
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% +15.00%

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 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (61.90%) DNS
5 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
6 11 (52.38%) Office 365
6 11 (52.38%) DHCP
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
7 9 (42.86%) ITIL
7 9 (42.86%) Finance
8 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (33.33%) Azure
9 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (33.33%) IIS
10 6 (28.57%) Cisco
10 6 (28.57%) HP
10 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
10 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (28.57%) vCenter Server
11 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
11 5 (23.81%) AWS
11 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
11 5 (23.81%) Clustering
12 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
12 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
12 4 (19.05%) Linux

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 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Office 365
2 7 (33.33%) Azure
3 5 (23.81%) AWS
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) DNS
2 11 (52.38%) DHCP
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) FTP
4 3 (14.29%) HTTP
4 3 (14.29%) Junos
4 3 (14.29%) OSPF
4 3 (14.29%) PBX
4 3 (14.29%) RTP
4 3 (14.29%) SMTP
4 3 (14.29%) SNMP
4 3 (14.29%) tcpdump
4 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 3 (14.29%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless Security
4 3 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
2 3 (14.29%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Availability Management
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (9.52%) ITSM
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Storage Management
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) VCAP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (14.29%) DFS Replication
6 2 (9.52%) Docker
7 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (4.76%) XenApp
7 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) vCenter Server
2 4 (19.05%) Terraform
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (14.29%) Nagios
3 3 (14.29%) PowerCLI
3 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) SCOM
4 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
4 2 (9.52%) Prometheus
5 1 (4.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) Avaya
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Ivanti
6 1 (4.76%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas