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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 199 242
Rank change year-on-year +19 +43  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 55 68 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 1.07% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 7.60% 8.27% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 54 58 68
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +17.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,525 £34,863 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,250 £61,975
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

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 724 822 970
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.12% 12.94% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1287 1451
Median salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.40% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,325 £30,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £68,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 86 (92.47%) VMware
2 83 (89.25%) Windows
3 59 (63.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (54.84%) Active Directory
5 50 (53.76%) Citrix
6 48 (51.61%) Windows Server
7 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
8 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (43.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (40.86%) MS Exchange
11 34 (36.56%) Cisco
11 34 (36.56%) Linux
11 34 (36.56%) Finance
12 33 (35.48%) Firewall
13 31 (33.33%) XenApp
14 30 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
15 27 (29.03%) ITIL
16 26 (27.96%) HP
17 23 (24.73%) SAN
18 20 (21.51%) DNS
18 20 (21.51%) IIS
18 20 (21.51%) SCCM
19 19 (20.43%) WAN
19 19 (20.43%) DHCP
20 18 (19.35%) EMC
20 18 (19.35%) NetApp
21 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
21 17 (18.28%) XenDesktop
21 17 (18.28%) Veeam

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 38 (40.86%) MS Exchange
2 30 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (21.51%) IIS
4 16 (17.20%) SharePoint
5 13 (13.98%) Skype for Business
6 11 (11.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (5.38%) Alfresco
8 5 (5.38%) Apache
8 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
9 3 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.15%) CloudStack
10 2 (2.15%) JBoss
10 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.98%) Office 365
3 7 (7.53%) Mimecast
4 5 (5.38%) G Suite
5 4 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.30%) Dropbox
5 4 (4.30%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.08%) IaaS
7 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.48%) Firewall
2 23 (24.73%) SAN
3 20 (21.51%) DNS
4 19 (20.43%) DHCP
4 19 (20.43%) WAN
5 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 12 (12.90%) LAN
6 12 (12.90%) MPLS
7 11 (11.83%) NetScaler
8 10 (10.75%) VoIP
9 9 (9.68%) Skype
9 9 (9.68%) VPN
10 8 (8.60%) Wireless
11 7 (7.53%) Internet
11 7 (7.53%) iSCSI
12 5 (5.38%) BGP
12 5 (5.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (5.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (4.30%) Network Security
13 4 (4.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.38%) MySQL
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.15%) Subversion
2 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.08%) DbUnit
3 1 (1.08%) jMock
3 1 (1.08%) JUnit
3 1 (1.08%) Maven
3 1 (1.08%) Mockito
3 1 (1.08%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (36.56%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Dutch Language
4 2 (2.15%) French Language
4 2 (2.15%) Law
4 2 (2.15%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (11.83%) Analyst
2 11 (11.83%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Team Leader
4 7 (7.53%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) IT Support
6 5 (5.38%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.23%) LAMP
2 2 (2.15%) .NET
2 2 (2.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) J2EE
3 1 (1.08%) jBPM
3 1 (1.08%) PowerMock
3 1 (1.08%) REST
3 1 (1.08%) RESTful
3 1 (1.08%) SOAP
3 1 (1.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.08%) Spring
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.68%) EMC VNX
2 9 (9.68%) Replication
3 6 (6.45%) Clustering
3 6 (6.45%) PKI
4 5 (5.38%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.38%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.15%) Fintech
5 2 (2.15%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.15%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 83 (89.25%) Windows
2 48 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (43.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (36.56%) Linux
6 15 (16.13%) Windows 7
7 14 (15.05%) Unix
8 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (6.45%) Windows 10
11 5 (5.38%) Debian
11 5 (5.38%) Mac OS X
11 5 (5.38%) NetWare
11 5 (5.38%) Solaris
11 5 (5.38%) SUSE
11 5 (5.38%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.23%) CentOS
13 1 (1.08%) CoreOS
13 1 (1.08%) Fedora
13 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Project Management
2 11 (11.83%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 7 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.53%) Business Continuity
3 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.45%) Release Management
4 6 (6.45%) Time Management
4 6 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (5.38%) Change Control
5 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (5.38%) Document Management
5 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.38%) ITIL V3
5 5 (5.38%) ITSM
5 5 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.38%) Quality Management
5 5 (5.38%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.38%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.30%) Python
5 3 (3.23%) Java
6 2 (2.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.08%) C
7 1 (1.08%) C++
7 1 (1.08%) Groovy
7 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.13%) MCSE
3 13 (13.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (9.68%) CCNA
5 9 (9.68%) MCSA
6 8 (8.60%) Degree
7 6 (6.45%) MCP
8 4 (4.30%) CCA
8 4 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.15%) CCNP
10 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.15%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.08%) RHCE
11 1 (1.08%) VCP5
11 1 (1.08%) VCP6
11 1 (1.08%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 59 (63.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (54.84%) Active Directory
3 31 (33.33%) XenApp
4 17 (18.28%) XenDesktop
5 16 (17.20%) Hyper-V
5 16 (17.20%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (5.38%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (5.38%) VMware Server
6 5 (5.38%) XenServer
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.23%) vCloud
7 3 (3.23%) Xen
8 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.08%) Docker
9 1 (1.08%) Shibboleth
9 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) SCCM
2 12 (12.90%) vCenter Server
3 11 (11.83%) WSUS
4 7 (7.53%) SCOM
5 6 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (5.38%) Backup Exec
6 5 (5.38%) EMC VPLEX
6 5 (5.38%) Nagios
6 5 (5.38%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Simpana
7 4 (4.30%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (4.30%) Puppet
7 4 (4.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (4.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (4.30%) XenMobile
8 3 (3.23%) Ansible
8 3 (3.23%) FortiGate
8 3 (3.23%) Terraform
9 2 (2.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 86 (92.47%) VMware
2 50 (53.76%) Citrix
3 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
4 34 (36.56%) Cisco
5 26 (27.96%) HP
6 18 (19.35%) EMC
6 18 (19.35%) NetApp
7 17 (18.28%) Veeam
8 15 (16.13%) F5
9 12 (12.90%) Red Hat
10 10 (10.75%) Dell
11 8 (8.60%) Oracle
11 8 (8.60%) Symantec
12 7 (7.53%) CommVault
12 7 (7.53%) MobileIron
12 7 (7.53%) ProCurve
12 7 (7.53%) SolarWinds
12 7 (7.53%) Veritas
13 6 (6.45%) McAfee
14 5 (5.38%) Novell
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Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: UKP 50000 per year
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Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
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