Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 262 328
Rank change year-on-year -3 +66 -94
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 59 88 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.75% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 4.01% 6.40% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 52 81 72
City of London median annual salary £46,000 £55,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.36% +18.92% -10.19%
10th Percentile £40,500 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £75,000 £65,875
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -21.74% +21.05% -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 1471 1375 1648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.37% 11.76% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1252 1431
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +11.70% -1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 53 (89.83%) VMware
2 50 (84.75%) Windows
3 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
4 32 (54.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (52.54%) Windows Server
6 29 (49.15%) Citrix
7 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
8 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
9 21 (35.59%) Finance
10 20 (33.90%) DNS
11 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (30.51%) Cisco
11 18 (30.51%) Firewall
12 17 (28.81%) VPN
12 17 (28.81%) DHCP
13 16 (27.12%) WAN
13 16 (27.12%) Linux
13 16 (27.12%) Office 365
13 16 (27.12%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (23.73%) HP
15 13 (22.03%) SAN
16 12 (20.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (20.34%) SCCM
17 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (18.64%) IIS
17 11 (18.64%) ITIL
17 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013

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 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (18.64%) IIS
4 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
5 8 (13.56%) Skype for Business
6 4 (6.78%) CloudStack
6 4 (6.78%) JBoss
6 4 (6.78%) OpenStack
6 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
6 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Office 365
2 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.78%) IaaS
4 4 (6.78%) PaaS
5 3 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.08%) Dropbox
5 3 (5.08%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.69%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) DNS
2 18 (30.51%) Firewall
3 17 (28.81%) DHCP
3 17 (28.81%) VPN
4 16 (27.12%) WAN
5 13 (22.03%) SAN
6 9 (15.25%) VLAN
7 8 (13.56%) FTP
7 8 (13.56%) Internet
7 8 (13.56%) LAN
7 8 (13.56%) MPLS
8 7 (11.86%) DSL
8 7 (11.86%) Skype
9 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.47%) Wireless
11 4 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (6.78%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (5.08%) iSCSI
13 2 (3.39%) Broadband
13 2 (3.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) Subversion
2 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.69%) DbUnit
3 1 (1.69%) jMock
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Maven
3 1 (1.69%) Mockito
3 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Dutch Language
2 6 (10.17%) French Language
2 6 (10.17%) Spanish Language
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Legal
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Administrator
3 6 (10.17%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (6.78%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Network Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (5.08%) Technology Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
1 4 (6.78%) LAMP
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) COM
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) jBPM
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) PowerMock
3 1 (1.69%) REST
3 1 (1.69%) RESTful
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
3 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Replication
3 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.08%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 2 (3.39%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.39%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 50 (84.75%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Windows Server
3 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (27.12%) Linux
5 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (13.56%) Unix
6 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.86%) Windows 10
8 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.69%) Solaris
9 1 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.86%) Data Security
4 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.47%) DevOps
5 5 (8.47%) Scrum
6 4 (6.78%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (6.78%) Build Automation
6 4 (6.78%) DSDM
6 4 (6.78%) OWASP
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.78%) RUP
6 4 (6.78%) Time Management
6 4 (6.78%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (5.08%) Application Packaging
7 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
1 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) Java
2 4 (6.78%) Python
2 4 (6.78%) Ruby
2 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.69%) VB
3 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) MCSE
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.86%) MCSA
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) RHCE
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MCITP
6 1 (1.69%) SANS
6 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
2 32 (54.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (27.12%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (16.95%) XenApp
5 7 (11.86%) XenDesktop
6 5 (8.47%) Terminal Services
7 4 (6.78%) Xen
7 4 (6.78%) XenServer
8 2 (3.39%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.69%) Firmware
9 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.69%) KVM
9 1 (1.69%) NFS
9 1 (1.69%) vCloud
9 1 (1.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) Ansible
2 6 (10.17%) XenMobile
3 5 (8.47%) vCenter Server
4 4 (6.78%) Cobbler
4 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.78%) Puppet
4 4 (6.78%) Salt
4 4 (6.78%) SCOM
4 4 (6.78%) Terraform
4 4 (6.78%) Tivoli
4 4 (6.78%) WSUS
5 3 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (5.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (89.83%) VMware
2 29 (49.15%) Citrix
3 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
4 18 (30.51%) Cisco
5 14 (23.73%) HP
6 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
7 8 (13.56%) Veeam
8 7 (11.86%) NetApp
9 5 (8.47%) 3PAR
9 5 (8.47%) Bloomberg
9 5 (8.47%) Dell
9 5 (8.47%) F5
9 5 (8.47%) MobileIron
9 5 (8.47%) Oracle
9 5 (8.47%) Symantec
10 4 (6.78%) EnterpriseDB
10 4 (6.78%) IBM
11 3 (5.08%) EqualLogic
11 3 (5.08%) FactSet
11 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds