Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 439 386 417
Rank change year-on-year -53 +31 -119
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 469 568 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.75% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 4.69% 6.10% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 399 513 533
London median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £72,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 10005 9316 9574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.28% 12.23% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8483 8070 8249
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,220
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 67 £45,000 -21.74% 1
West London +38 57 £37,500 -11.76% 6
South London +13 32 £42,500 +25.00% 1
East London -18 4 £34,500 -37.27% 1
North London -9 3 £37,500 +15.38%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 London region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 433 (92.32%) VMware
2 369 (78.68%) Windows
3 292 (62.26%) Active Directory
4 291 (62.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 239 (50.96%) Microsoft
5 239 (50.96%) Windows Server
6 196 (41.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 184 (39.23%) SAN
8 173 (36.89%) Linux
9 165 (35.18%) Cisco
9 165 (35.18%) Office 365
10 150 (31.98%) Citrix
11 149 (31.77%) Finance
12 145 (30.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 122 (26.01%) DNS
14 121 (25.80%) Microsoft Azure
15 120 (25.59%) MS Exchange
16 116 (24.73%) Windows 10
17 108 (23.03%) DHCP
18 106 (22.60%) PowerShell
19 99 (21.11%) Microsoft Certification
19 99 (21.11%) VMware ESXi
20 94 (20.04%) HP
21 92 (19.62%) SCCM
22 91 (19.40%) Firewall
23 89 (18.98%) Amazon AWS
24 87 (18.55%) MCSE
25 85 (18.12%) XenApp
26 79 (16.84%) Hyper-V
26 79 (16.84%) Red Hat

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
1 120 (25.59%) MS Exchange
2 75 (15.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (13.86%) IIS
4 44 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (7.68%) OpenStack
6 29 (6.18%) Skype for Business
7 24 (5.12%) Apache
8 20 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (3.84%) SharePoint
10 15 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (1.92%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.92%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.49%) CloudStack
13 7 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.49%) JBoss
13 7 (1.49%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.07%) Confluence
15 4 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 165 (35.18%) Office 365
2 121 (25.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (18.98%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (3.84%) PaaS
5 14 (2.99%) IaaS
6 9 (1.92%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.71%) SaaS
8 6 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.85%) CloudBees
10 3 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.64%) Dropbox
10 3 (0.64%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle CX
11 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.43%) G Suite
11 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.21%) Akamai
12 1 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 184 (39.23%) SAN
2 122 (26.01%) DNS
3 108 (23.03%) DHCP
4 91 (19.40%) Firewall
5 73 (15.57%) WAN
6 66 (14.07%) NAS
7 61 (13.01%) VPN
8 60 (12.79%) LAN
9 56 (11.94%) TCP/IP
10 46 (9.81%) VLAN
11 30 (6.40%) MPLS
12 28 (5.97%) FTP
13 27 (5.76%) iSCSI
14 26 (5.54%) Internet
14 26 (5.54%) Skype
15 25 (5.33%) SSL
16 16 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (2.99%) DSL
18 14 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (3.84%) MySQL
4 17 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.64%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.64%) Big Data
11 3 (0.64%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.64%) OpenTSDB
11 3 (0.64%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.43%) DB2
12 2 (0.43%) Redis
13 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (7.04%) Jenkins
2 31 (6.61%) MSI
3 29 (6.18%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.56%) Subversion
5 8 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.71%) JIRA
6 7 (1.49%) AdminStudio
6 7 (1.49%) AutoIt
6 7 (1.49%) InstallShield
6 7 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.28%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.64%) CodeSonar
8 3 (0.64%) git-flow
8 3 (0.64%) Robot Framework
8 3 (0.64%) Selenium
9 2 (0.43%) DbUnit
9 2 (0.43%) jMock
9 2 (0.43%) Maven
9 2 (0.43%) Mockito
9 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 149 (31.77%) Finance
2 45 (9.59%) Banking
3 34 (7.25%) Investment Banking
4 31 (6.61%) Retail Banking
5 22 (4.69%) Law
6 18 (3.84%) Legal
7 14 (2.99%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.77%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.13%) Retail
9 10 (2.13%) Spanish Language
9 10 (2.13%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.28%) Dutch Language
10 6 (1.28%) French Language
11 5 (1.07%) Games
11 5 (1.07%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.43%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Electronics
12 2 (0.43%) Marketing
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 117 (24.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 77 (16.42%) VMware Engineer
3 54 (11.51%) Analyst
4 48 (10.23%) Windows Engineer
5 45 (9.59%) Systems Engineer
6 43 (9.17%) Administrator
7 37 (7.89%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 37 (7.89%) Support Analyst
8 36 (7.68%) Systems Administrator
9 34 (7.25%) Server Engineer
10 33 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 33 (7.04%) IT Support
11 32 (6.82%) Support Engineer
12 28 (5.97%) Desktop Support
12 28 (5.97%) Infrastructure Support
13 26 (5.54%) IT Engineer
13 26 (5.54%) Senior IT Support
14 25 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
14 25 (5.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
15 22 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.76%) Software Packaging
2 22 (4.69%) Web Services
3 16 (3.41%) LAMP
4 12 (2.56%) Middleware
5 11 (2.35%) .NET
6 8 (1.71%) Memcached
7 5 (1.07%) REST
7 5 (1.07%) SOAP
8 4 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.85%) COM
8 4 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.64%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.64%) Django
9 3 (0.64%) J2EE
9 3 (0.64%) Java EE
9 3 (0.64%) Node.js
9 3 (0.64%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.64%) Spring MVC
9 3 (0.64%) STL
10 2 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.73%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.76%) Replication
4 24 (5.12%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.05%) EMC VNX
6 17 (3.62%) Clustering
6 17 (3.62%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.92%) CLARiiON
8 9 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.71%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.28%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.28%) Celerra
11 6 (1.28%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.28%) HP Storage
12 5 (1.07%) Fintech
13 4 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
13 4 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 369 (78.68%) Windows
2 239 (50.96%) Windows Server
3 196 (41.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 173 (36.89%) Linux
5 145 (30.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 116 (24.73%) Windows 10
7 76 (16.20%) Windows 7
8 49 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (5.97%) Unix
9 28 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (3.41%) CentOS
11 15 (3.20%) Windows 8
12 13 (2.77%) Debian
13 11 (2.35%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.71%) CoreOS
15 6 (1.28%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.28%) Solaris
16 4 (0.85%) Android
16 4 (0.85%) VMS
17 3 (0.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.35%) Asset Management
2 70 (14.93%) ITIL
3 49 (10.45%) Migration
4 45 (9.59%) DevOps
5 43 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 40 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (8.10%) Configuration Management
8 34 (7.25%) Wealth Management
9 31 (6.61%) Application Virtualisation
10 29 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (5.97%) Time Management
12 27 (5.76%) Task Automation
13 26 (5.54%) High Availability
14 23 (4.90%) Change Management
15 22 (4.69%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.69%) Virtual Environments
16 20 (4.26%) Application Packaging
16 20 (4.26%) Open Source
17 19 (4.05%) Scrum
18 18 (3.84%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 106 (22.60%) PowerShell
2 66 (14.07%) SQL
3 47 (10.02%) Python
4 33 (7.04%) Bash Shell
5 32 (6.82%) Java
6 30 (6.40%) Ruby
7 17 (3.62%) Go
7 17 (3.62%) Perl
8 14 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 14 (2.99%) VBScript
9 11 (2.35%) PHP
10 8 (1.71%) Groovy
11 6 (1.28%) C#
11 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.07%) C
12 5 (1.07%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.85%) C++
13 4 (0.85%) VB
14 3 (0.64%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 99 (21.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (18.55%) MCSE
3 49 (10.45%) Degree
4 46 (9.81%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (9.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 35 (7.46%) Citrix Certification
7 34 (7.25%) CCNA
8 32 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 30 (6.40%) MCSA
10 23 (4.90%) CCEA
11 20 (4.26%) CCNP
12 15 (3.20%) RHCE
13 13 (2.77%) CompTIA Security+
13 13 (2.77%) Network+ Certification
13 13 (2.77%) Security+ Certification
14 12 (2.56%) CCA
14 12 (2.56%) MCITP
15 10 (2.13%) HP ASE
15 10 (2.13%) HPE ATP
16 9 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.62%) SLA
2 6 (1.28%) QA
3 4 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.85%) PMO
4 3 (0.64%) GDPR
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.43%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 292 (62.26%) Active Directory
2 291 (62.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (21.11%) VMware ESXi
4 85 (18.12%) XenApp
5 79 (16.84%) Hyper-V
6 56 (11.94%) XenDesktop
7 55 (11.73%) Microsoft App-V
8 44 (9.38%) XenServer
9 41 (8.74%) Docker
10 30 (6.40%) Virtual Servers
11 28 (5.97%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (2.99%) NFS
13 12 (2.56%) Terminal Services
13 12 (2.56%) VMware NSX
14 11 (2.35%) Firmware
15 10 (2.13%) vCloud
15 10 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
16 8 (1.71%) LXC
16 8 (1.71%) Xen
17 7 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 92 (19.62%) SCCM
2 53 (11.30%) vCenter Server
3 52 (11.09%) Ansible
4 41 (8.74%) Puppet
5 40 (8.53%) WSUS
6 32 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (5.54%) Terraform
8 25 (5.33%) Kubernetes
8 25 (5.33%) vRealize
9 24 (5.12%) SCOM
10 20 (4.26%) Backup Exec
11 15 (3.20%) Nagios
11 15 (3.20%) Tivoli
12 13 (2.77%) SCOrch
13 12 (2.56%) Prometheus
14 11 (2.35%) NetBackup
15 10 (2.13%) PowerCLI
16 9 (1.92%) Cacti
16 9 (1.92%) Kibana
16 9 (1.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 433 (92.32%) VMware
2 239 (50.96%) Microsoft
3 165 (35.18%) Cisco
4 150 (31.98%) Citrix
5 94 (20.04%) HP
6 79 (16.84%) Red Hat
7 51 (10.87%) Dell
8 41 (8.74%) EMC
9 38 (8.10%) NetApp
10 36 (7.68%) Veeam
11 28 (5.97%) 3PAR
12 27 (5.76%) F5
13 26 (5.54%) CheckPoint
14 25 (5.33%) IBM
15 24 (5.12%) Oracle
16 23 (4.90%) CommVault
17 21 (4.48%) Dell Compellent
18 20 (4.26%) Brocade
19 18 (3.84%) Palo Alto
19 18 (3.84%) Veritas