Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 433 477 403
Rank change year-on-year +44 -74 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 349 376 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.54% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 3.57% 3.70% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 327 324 428
London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,750 £31,100
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £72,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 9,779 10,166 8,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.66% 14.67% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8,149 8,513 7,486
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +7.48% +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in London

vSphere
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in London.

Salary trend for vSphere in London

vSphere
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -1 58 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South London +35 35 £52,500 -16.00%
West London +38 14 £43,750 -20.45% 2
North London +20 9 £45,000 +63.64%
East London +24 4 £40,750 -25.91% 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 London region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 333 (95.42%) VMware
2 255 (73.07%) Windows
3 242 (69.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 229 (65.62%) Active Directory
5 196 (56.16%) Office 365
6 183 (52.44%) Windows Server
7 165 (47.28%) Microsoft Azure
8 162 (46.42%) Microsoft
9 123 (35.24%) Cisco
10 112 (32.09%) PowerShell
11 111 (31.81%) MS Exchange
12 102 (29.23%) Firewall
12 102 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
13 95 (27.22%) Linux
14 94 (26.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 87 (24.93%) Windows Server 2012
16 82 (23.50%) ITIL
17 81 (23.21%) SAN
18 80 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
19 75 (21.49%) Microsoft Certification
20 74 (21.20%) Citrix
21 73 (20.92%) MCSE
22 70 (20.06%) DNS
23 69 (19.77%) HP
23 69 (19.77%) VMware ESXi
24 68 (19.48%) Hyper-V
25 65 (18.62%) SCCM
26 59 (16.91%) Dell
27 58 (16.62%) DevOps
28 57 (16.33%) TCP/IP

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
1 111 (31.81%) MS Exchange
2 46 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (7.16%) IIS
5 21 (6.02%) SharePoint
6 18 (5.16%) Tomcat
7 14 (4.01%) OpenStack
8 7 (2.01%) Confluence
9 6 (1.72%) Apache
9 6 (1.72%) CloudStack
9 6 (1.72%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.43%) IBM Domino
11 4 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.86%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.86%) JBoss
12 3 (0.86%) nginx
12 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 47 (13.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (7.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 196 (56.16%) Office 365
2 165 (47.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (8.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (5.73%) IaaS
6 18 (5.16%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (4.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (4.30%) SaaS
9 7 (2.01%) PaaS
10 6 (1.72%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.15%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.57%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.57%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 1 (0.29%) GitHub
14 1 (0.29%) Heroku
14 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 102 (29.23%) Firewall
2 81 (23.21%) SAN
3 70 (20.06%) DNS
4 57 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 52 (14.90%) DHCP
6 30 (8.60%) iSCSI
7 24 (6.88%) VPN
8 22 (6.30%) WAN
9 21 (6.02%) NAS
9 21 (6.02%) VoIP
10 18 (5.16%) LAN
11 17 (4.87%) VSAN
12 16 (4.58%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (4.01%) MPLS
14 13 (3.72%) VLAN
14 13 (3.72%) Wireless
15 12 (3.44%) NetScaler
16 11 (3.15%) IPv4
17 9 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (2.58%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.01%) MySQL
4 5 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.57%) Power BI
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (11.75%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.60%) Jenkins
3 22 (6.30%) JIRA
4 17 (4.87%) DbUnit
4 17 (4.87%) jMock
4 17 (4.87%) JUnit
4 17 (4.87%) Maven
4 17 (4.87%) Mockito
4 17 (4.87%) SonarQube
5 7 (2.01%) MSI
6 6 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.86%) Hudson
7 3 (0.86%) Subversion
7 3 (0.86%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
General
1 47 (13.47%) Finance
2 27 (7.74%) Retail
3 24 (6.88%) Banking
4 16 (4.58%) Advertising
5 11 (3.15%) Law
6 5 (1.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (25.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 71 (20.34%) Support Engineer
3 53 (15.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 47 (13.47%) 3rd Line Support
5 41 (11.75%) Systems Engineer
6 40 (11.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 39 (11.17%) Office 365 Engineer
8 35 (10.03%) VMware Engineer
8 35 (10.03%) Windows Engineer
9 33 (9.46%) Server Engineer
10 31 (8.88%) Analyst
11 27 (7.74%) Administrator
11 27 (7.74%) Systems Administrator
12 26 (7.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
12 26 (7.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
13 25 (7.16%) Cloud Engineer
14 24 (6.88%) Active Directory Engineer
15 21 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
15 21 (6.02%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
15 21 (6.02%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.16%) Web Services
2 23 (6.59%) RESTful
3 17 (4.87%) Apache Camel
3 17 (4.87%) J2EE
3 17 (4.87%) PowerMock
3 17 (4.87%) SOAP
4 15 (4.30%) XML
5 13 (3.72%) Middleware
5 13 (3.72%) Spring
6 12 (3.44%) REST
7 7 (2.01%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (2.01%) Software Packaging
8 5 (1.43%) SAML
9 4 (1.15%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.15%) CSS
9 4 (1.15%) HTML
9 4 (1.15%) JSON
9 4 (1.15%) Sass
9 4 (1.15%) Spring Boot
10 3 (0.86%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.89%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.74%) Public Cloud
3 24 (6.88%) Hedge funds
4 18 (5.16%) Clustering
5 17 (4.87%) Replication
6 10 (2.87%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.58%) Wiki
8 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.15%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.86%) Fintech
12 1 (0.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.29%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 255 (73.07%) Windows
2 183 (52.44%) Windows Server
3 95 (27.22%) Linux
4 87 (24.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (7.16%) Windows 10
7 21 (6.02%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.58%) Ubuntu
9 11 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.87%) CentOS
10 10 (2.87%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.01%) Unix
13 6 (1.72%) Debian
14 5 (1.43%) Android
14 5 (1.43%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.86%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.86%) Solaris
15 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.29%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (26.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 82 (23.50%) ITIL
3 58 (16.62%) DevOps
4 38 (10.89%) CRM
5 35 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (8.02%) Mentoring
8 23 (6.59%) Kanban
9 22 (6.30%) Computer Science
10 20 (5.73%) Migration
11 19 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (5.44%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 18 (5.16%) Microservices
12 18 (5.16%) TDD
13 17 (4.87%) BDD
13 17 (4.87%) Change Management
13 17 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (4.87%) E-Commerce
13 17 (4.87%) Scrum
14 15 (4.30%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (32.09%) PowerShell
2 46 (13.18%) Python
3 40 (11.46%) SQL
4 32 (9.17%) Bash Shell
5 27 (7.74%) Perl
6 18 (5.16%) Java
7 8 (2.29%) Ruby
8 5 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.15%) Java 8
9 4 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.15%) VBScript
10 3 (0.86%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.57%) C#
12 1 (0.29%) Go
12 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (21.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (20.92%) MCSE
3 55 (15.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 51 (14.61%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (12.32%) CCNA
6 30 (8.60%) MCP
7 24 (6.88%) CCNP
8 23 (6.59%) Degree
9 21 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
10 20 (5.73%) RHCE
11 16 (4.58%) MCSA
12 15 (4.30%) VCP5
12 15 (4.30%) VCP6
13 9 (2.58%) CESG Certified Professional
13 9 (2.58%) CISSP
14 6 (1.72%) Security Cleared
15 5 (1.43%) MCITP
16 3 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.73%) SLA
2 3 (0.86%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.29%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 242 (69.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 229 (65.62%) Active Directory
3 69 (19.77%) VMware ESXi
4 68 (19.48%) Hyper-V
5 25 (7.16%) XenDesktop
6 23 (6.59%) Virtual Servers
7 22 (6.30%) XenApp
8 20 (5.73%) Docker
9 14 (4.01%) NFS
10 13 (3.72%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (3.44%) vCloud
12 10 (2.87%) VMware NSX
13 8 (2.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 7 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (2.01%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (2.01%) Xen
15 2 (0.57%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.57%) KVM
16 1 (0.29%) Gluster
16 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 65 (18.62%) SCCM
2 39 (11.17%) Ansible
3 34 (9.74%) Backup Exec
4 21 (6.02%) Puppet
5 20 (5.73%) Salt
6 19 (5.44%) Nagios
7 17 (4.87%) vCenter Server
8 16 (4.58%) Kubernetes
9 15 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (4.01%) WSUS
11 12 (3.44%) Tivoli
11 12 (3.44%) ZABBIX
12 9 (2.58%) NetBackup
12 9 (2.58%) PowerCLI
12 9 (2.58%) vRealize
13 8 (2.29%) Terraform
14 7 (2.01%) Grafana
14 7 (2.01%) Prometheus
15 6 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (1.72%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 333 (95.42%) VMware
2 162 (46.42%) Microsoft
3 123 (35.24%) Cisco
4 74 (21.20%) Citrix
5 69 (19.77%) HP
6 59 (16.91%) Dell
7 53 (15.19%) EMC
8 51 (14.61%) NetApp
9 35 (10.03%) Veritas
10 30 (8.60%) Kaseya
11 24 (6.88%) EqualLogic
12 22 (6.30%) Meraki
13 21 (6.02%) Veeam
14 19 (5.44%) Red Hat
15 18 (5.16%) Google
16 15 (4.30%) IBM
17 12 (3.44%) Mitel
18 11 (3.15%) Barracuda Networks
19 9 (2.58%) Brocade
19 9 (2.58%) Sophos