Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 535 339 428
Rank change year-on-year -196 +89 +78
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 179 157 333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.77% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 1.90% 3.95% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 150 144 306
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,900 £35,625
25th Percentile £45,438 £59,375 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £72,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -24.14% +38.10% -12.50%
75th Percentile £69,960 £86,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £92,500 £78,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £55,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -19.28% +17.37% -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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,437 3,970 9,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.22% 19.48% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,913 3,467 8,258
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,200 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.71% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in London

vSphere
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vSphere in London.

Salary trend for vSphere in London

vSphere
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for vSphere in London

vSphere
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -35 33 £57,500 -14.81% 8
West London -60 9 £72,500 +62.01% 1
East London -19 2 £32,500 -18.75% 2
South London -33 2 £40,000 -44.83% 2
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 166 (92.74%) VMware
2 123 (68.72%) Microsoft
3 120 (67.04%) Windows
4 111 (62.01%) Active Directory
4 111 (62.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 102 (56.98%) Azure
6 91 (50.84%) Microsoft 365
7 71 (39.66%) Citrix
8 70 (39.11%) Windows Server
8 70 (39.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 65 (36.31%) PowerShell
10 60 (33.52%) Linux
11 59 (32.96%) DNS
12 58 (32.40%) Finance
13 57 (31.84%) Windows 10
14 56 (31.28%) DHCP
15 49 (27.37%) MS Exchange
15 49 (27.37%) Cisco
16 47 (26.26%) SCCM
17 46 (25.70%) SQL Server
18 44 (24.58%) Azure Active Directory
19 43 (24.02%) XenDesktop
20 38 (21.23%) ITIL
21 37 (20.67%) Data Centre
22 36 (20.11%) SAN
23 35 (19.55%) Migration
24 34 (18.99%) TCP/IP
24 34 (18.99%) SharePoint
25 32 (17.88%) Microsoft Office
25 32 (17.88%) Firewall

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 49 (27.37%) MS Exchange
2 34 (18.99%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.70%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (17.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 102 (56.98%) Azure
2 91 (50.84%) Microsoft 365
3 44 (24.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 29 (16.20%) IaaS
5 24 (13.41%) OneDrive
6 23 (12.85%) AWS
7 17 (9.50%) Azure Stack
7 17 (9.50%) PaaS
8 9 (5.03%) GCP
9 8 (4.47%) SaaS
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.12%) Dropbox
10 2 (1.12%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.12%) Serverless
11 1 (0.56%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 59 (32.96%) DNS
2 56 (31.28%) DHCP
3 36 (20.11%) SAN
4 34 (18.99%) TCP/IP
5 32 (17.88%) Firewall
6 23 (12.85%) SSL
7 21 (11.73%) NetScaler
8 18 (10.06%) VPN
9 16 (8.94%) VLAN
10 14 (7.82%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (5.59%) NAS
12 8 (4.47%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (3.91%) LAN
13 7 (3.91%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (3.91%) Skype
13 7 (3.91%) VoIP
14 6 (3.35%) IP Telephony
14 6 (3.35%) WAN
15 4 (2.23%) SD-WAN
15 4 (2.23%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.68%) MySQL
4 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.15%) JIRA
2 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
General
1 58 (32.40%) Finance
2 25 (13.97%) Social Skills
3 18 (10.06%) Banking
4 13 (7.26%) Legal
5 11 (6.15%) Financial Institution
5 11 (6.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.35%) Law
6 6 (3.35%) Retail
7 3 (1.68%) Back Office
7 3 (1.68%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.12%) Advertising
8 2 (1.12%) Front Office
8 2 (1.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (1.12%) Police
8 2 (1.12%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
9 1 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.56%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 57 (31.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (16.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 29 (16.20%) Cloud Engineer
4 20 (11.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 18 (10.06%) Azure Engineer
5 18 (10.06%) Support Engineer
6 17 (9.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.50%) Analyst
6 17 (9.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.50%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (7.82%) Support Analyst
8 13 (7.26%) Active Directory Engineer
8 13 (7.26%) Consultant
9 12 (6.70%) Desktop Support
10 11 (6.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.03%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.47%) Web Services
2 7 (3.91%) ARM Templates
3 3 (1.68%) ADO
3 3 (1.68%) REST
3 3 (1.68%) XML
4 2 (1.12%) .NET
4 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.12%) JSON
4 2 (1.12%) OpenID
5 1 (0.56%) Ajax
5 1 (0.56%) SOAP
5 1 (0.56%) Spring
5 1 (0.56%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.67%) Data Centre
2 22 (12.29%) Clustering
3 20 (11.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 19 (10.61%) PKI
5 18 (10.06%) Hedge funds
6 14 (7.82%) EMC VNX
7 9 (5.03%) Blackberry
8 8 (4.47%) Replication
9 6 (3.35%) Cloud Native
10 5 (2.79%) iPad
10 5 (2.79%) iPhone
10 5 (2.79%) Public Cloud
10 5 (2.79%) Symmetrix
10 5 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
13 1 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
13 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.56%) Social Media
13 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (67.04%) Windows
2 70 (39.11%) Windows Server
3 60 (33.52%) Linux
4 57 (31.84%) Windows 10
5 28 (15.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (8.94%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (5.59%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.91%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.91%) SUSE
11 6 (3.35%) Android
12 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.68%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (1.12%) CentOS
14 2 (1.12%) Unix
15 1 (0.56%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (21.23%) ITIL
3 35 (19.55%) Migration
4 25 (13.97%) DevOps
5 23 (12.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (10.61%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (10.06%) Service Delivery
8 16 (8.94%) Change Control
9 15 (8.38%) Presales
9 15 (8.38%) Project Delivery
9 15 (8.38%) Software Deployment
9 15 (8.38%) Systems Analysis
10 14 (7.82%) Computer Science
11 13 (7.26%) Data Protection
11 13 (7.26%) Infrastructure as Code
11 13 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (6.15%) BCP
12 11 (6.15%) Data Centre Operations
12 11 (6.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (36.31%) PowerShell
2 21 (11.73%) SQL
3 15 (8.38%) Python
4 7 (3.91%) VB
5 6 (3.35%) Go
6 5 (2.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.68%) Java
8 2 (1.12%) Perl
8 2 (1.12%) XQuery
9 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (13.41%) Degree
2 9 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.35%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.23%) CCNA
6 4 (2.23%) CCNP
6 4 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.68%) MCSE
8 2 (1.12%) CCIE
8 2 (1.12%) CWNA
8 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) MCSA
8 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.12%) PMP
8 2 (1.12%) VCAP
8 2 (1.12%) VCP5
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.70%) GDPR
2 7 (3.91%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) NIST
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (62.01%) Active Directory
1 111 (62.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (24.02%) XenDesktop
3 32 (17.88%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (14.53%) Hyper-V
5 25 (13.97%) XenApp
6 15 (8.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (4.47%) Docker
8 7 (3.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (2.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.23%) KVM
11 3 (1.68%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.68%) StorNext
11 3 (1.68%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.68%) Xsan
12 2 (1.12%) vCloud
13 1 (0.56%) LXC
13 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (26.26%) SCCM
2 23 (12.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (10.06%) SCOM
4 17 (9.50%) NetBackup
5 13 (7.26%) AirWatch
6 9 (5.03%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (5.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 9 (5.03%) vCenter Server
7 8 (4.47%) Prometheus
8 7 (3.91%) Grafana
8 7 (3.91%) Kubernetes
8 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (3.91%) OfficeScan
8 7 (3.91%) PowerCLI
8 7 (3.91%) Terraform
8 7 (3.91%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 5 (2.79%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 5 (2.79%) WSUS
10 4 (2.23%) Ansible
10 4 (2.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 166 (92.74%) VMware
2 123 (68.72%) Microsoft
3 71 (39.66%) Citrix
4 49 (27.37%) Cisco
5 27 (15.08%) 3PAR
6 26 (14.53%) HP
7 25 (13.97%) Red Hat
8 19 (10.61%) EMC
9 17 (9.50%) Dell
10 15 (8.38%) Apple
10 15 (8.38%) Scality
11 13 (7.26%) Nimble Storage
12 12 (6.70%) Brocade
12 12 (6.70%) Meraki
13 11 (6.15%) Altiris
13 11 (6.15%) CommVault
13 11 (6.15%) Symantec
14 10 (5.59%) SonicWALL
15 9 (5.03%) McAfee
15 9 (5.03%) ServiceNow