Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 292 300 282
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18 -22
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 37 44 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 2.03% 2.54% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 44
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.51% +23.91% -12.38%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,000 £39,100
90th Percentile £90,000 £70,000 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.64% +22.22% -14.29%

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 1,825 1,735 1,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.49% 16.18% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,644 1,596 1,381
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 28 (75.68%) Windows
1 28 (75.68%) VMware
2 21 (56.76%) Azure
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server
4 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (40.54%) Linux
5 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
5 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
5 14 (37.84%) AWS
5 14 (37.84%) DevOps
6 13 (35.14%) DNS
7 12 (32.43%) OpenStack
7 12 (32.43%) Terraform
8 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
8 10 (27.03%) Cisco
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.03%) Firewall
9 9 (24.32%) Public Cloud
9 9 (24.32%) Office 365
9 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
10 8 (21.62%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (21.62%) Retail
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.62%) Java
11 7 (18.92%) DHCP
11 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
11 7 (18.92%) Wealth Management
11 7 (18.92%) TDD

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 12 (32.43%) OpenStack
2 8 (21.62%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (10.81%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) Azure
2 14 (37.84%) AWS
3 9 (24.32%) Office 365
4 7 (18.92%) GCP
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (5.41%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.70%) IaaS
6 1 (2.70%) PaaS
6 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 10 (27.03%) Firewall
3 7 (18.92%) DHCP
4 6 (16.22%) LAN
4 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.81%) VLAN
6 3 (8.11%) Internet
6 3 (8.11%) MPLS
6 3 (8.11%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (8.11%) WAN
6 3 (8.11%) Wireless
7 2 (5.41%) BGP
7 2 (5.41%) OSPF
7 2 (5.41%) SAN
7 2 (5.41%) VoIP
7 2 (5.41%) VPN
7 2 (5.41%) VSAN
8 1 (2.70%) FTP
8 1 (2.70%) ISDN
8 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) CF BOSH
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (21.62%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Law
3 4 (10.81%) Local Government
4 3 (8.11%) Finance
5 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.70%) Advertising
6 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Cloud Specialist
5 5 (13.51%) DevOps Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Public Cloud
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Replication
4 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.70%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (2.70%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server
3 15 (40.54%) Linux
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Unix
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) DevOps
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) BDD
3 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (18.92%) Kanban
3 7 (18.92%) Pair Programming
3 7 (18.92%) TDD
3 7 (18.92%) Wealth Management
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) Fintech
5 5 (13.51%) Refactoring
5 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Debt
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (8.11%) Open Source
8 2 (5.41%) CRM
8 2 (5.41%) ITSM
8 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
3 7 (18.92%) Go
3 7 (18.92%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) MCITP
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) MCSA
4 2 (5.41%) RHCE
4 2 (5.41%) RHCSA
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (2.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) NIST
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (18.92%) KVM
5 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
5 6 (16.22%) Xen
6 5 (13.51%) Docker
6 5 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (10.81%) XenApp
7 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
8 2 (5.41%) Ceph
8 2 (5.41%) Gluster
8 2 (5.41%) VMware NSX
9 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.70%) LXC
9 1 (2.70%) NFS
9 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Terraform
2 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
3 6 (16.22%) Ansible
3 6 (16.22%) vCenter Server
4 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (10.81%) SCCM
6 3 (8.11%) Puppet
7 1 (2.70%) Mesos
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.70%) PowerCLI
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.70%) SCOM
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (2.70%) Sysprep
7 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) VMware
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) CommVault
4 4 (10.81%) F5
4 4 (10.81%) SonicWALL
5 3 (8.11%) Arista
5 3 (8.11%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.11%) Veeam
6 2 (5.41%) Brocade
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) Aruba
7 1 (2.70%) Lotus
7 1 (2.70%) Riverbed