Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 250 254
Rank change year-on-year -39 +4 +21
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 62 91 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.90% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 3.89% 6.85% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 56 89 114
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,000 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%

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 1,594 1,329 1,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.35% 13.09% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,468 1,215 1,455
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% +8.42%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,750 £27,850
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 61 (98.39%) VMware
2 54 (87.10%) Windows
3 45 (72.58%) Microsoft
3 45 (72.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
5 40 (64.52%) MS Exchange
6 38 (61.29%) PowerShell
7 37 (59.68%) DNS
8 36 (58.06%) Windows Server
9 32 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (48.39%) Cisco
11 27 (43.55%) Firewall
12 25 (40.32%) DHCP
13 22 (35.48%) Citrix
13 22 (35.48%) SCCM
13 22 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (30.65%) SAN
15 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
15 19 (30.65%) VMware ESXi
16 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (27.42%) Veeam
17 16 (25.81%) SQL
17 16 (25.81%) LAN
17 16 (25.81%) Patch Management
17 16 (25.81%) Task Automation
18 15 (24.19%) Backup Exec
19 14 (22.58%) Finance
19 14 (22.58%) ITIL
19 14 (22.58%) Cisco IOS

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 40 (64.52%) MS Exchange
2 22 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (9.68%) Confluence
4 6 (9.68%) IIS
5 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
7 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.23%) Apache
8 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Infor SunSystems
1 4 (6.45%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.61%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (20.97%) Office 365
3 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (8.06%) GitHub
5 3 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.84%) Slack
6 2 (3.23%) IaaS
7 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.61%) PaaS
7 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (59.68%) DNS
2 27 (43.55%) Firewall
3 25 (40.32%) DHCP
4 19 (30.65%) SAN
5 16 (25.81%) LAN
6 14 (22.58%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (19.35%) MPLS
8 11 (17.74%) NX-OS
9 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.06%) WAN
11 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
11 4 (6.45%) Skype
11 4 (6.45%) VPN
12 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (4.84%) VSAN
13 2 (3.23%) NAS
13 2 (3.23%) Network Security
13 2 (3.23%) VLAN
14 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
14 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) HBase
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) JIRA
2 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Service Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Technical Services Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) IT Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (8.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.61%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.61%) React
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.84%) HP Storage
4 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 54 (87.10%) Windows
2 36 (58.06%) Windows Server
3 32 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (20.97%) Linux
6 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.06%) CentOS
9 3 (4.84%) Android
9 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.84%) Mac OS
9 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Patch Management
1 16 (25.81%) Task Automation
2 14 (22.58%) DevOps
2 14 (22.58%) ITIL
3 7 (11.29%) Change Management
4 6 (9.68%) Capacity Management
4 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (9.68%) Project Management
4 6 (9.68%) Service Management
5 5 (8.06%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (8.06%) ITSM
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Proactive Management
6 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.45%) High Availability
6 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) PowerShell
2 16 (25.81%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) Python
4 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) Java
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) Scala
6 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) MCSA
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.84%) MCP
5 2 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) MCITP
5 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 2 (3.23%) VCP5
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.61%) CCDP
6 1 (1.61%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.61%) MCTS
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.61%) RHCE
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.61%) GCP
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (72.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
3 19 (30.65%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (14.52%) XenApp
4 9 (14.52%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (4.84%) StorNext
6 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.84%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (4.84%) Xsan
7 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.23%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.61%) Apache Flume
8 1 (1.61%) Ceph
8 1 (1.61%) Docker
8 1 (1.61%) Firmware
8 1 (1.61%) HDFS
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (35.48%) SCCM
2 15 (24.19%) Backup Exec
3 7 (11.29%) Ansible
3 7 (11.29%) vCenter Server
4 3 (4.84%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 3 (4.84%) vRealize
4 3 (4.84%) WSUS
5 2 (3.23%) Puppet
6 1 (1.61%) Check_MK
6 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.61%) Mesos
6 1 (1.61%) Nagios
6 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.61%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.61%) QRadar
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.61%) Rsyslog
6 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 61 (98.39%) VMware
2 45 (72.58%) Microsoft
3 30 (48.39%) Cisco
4 22 (35.48%) Citrix
5 17 (27.42%) Veeam
6 11 (17.74%) HP
7 10 (16.13%) Dell
7 10 (16.13%) NetApp
8 8 (12.90%) Ivanti
9 6 (9.68%) Atlassian
10 5 (8.06%) Apple
11 4 (6.45%) EqualLogic
11 4 (6.45%) Juniper
12 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
12 3 (4.84%) Meraki
12 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
12 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.84%) SonicWALL
12 3 (4.84%) Supermicro
12 3 (4.84%) Symantec