Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 397 443 501
Rank change year-on-year +46 +58 -95
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 195 342 377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.58% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 3.24% 3.42% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 204 321 317
Median annual salary £67,500 £50,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £46,500 £46,056
% change year-on-year +18.28% +0.96% +2.35%

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 6,023 9,994 10,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.24% 17.02% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5,093 8,335 9,028
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +10.47%

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 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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 +38 26 £62,500 +19.05% 7
South London -1 17 £70,000 +33.33% 1
West London +35 8 £57,500 +15.00% 6
East London +14 3 £85,000 +112.50% 2
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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.

1 171 (87.69%) VMware
2 129 (66.15%) Windows
3 121 (62.05%) Active Directory
4 120 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 105 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 102 (52.31%) Windows Server
7 86 (44.10%) Azure
8 83 (42.56%) PowerShell
9 78 (40.00%) Office 365
10 68 (34.87%) Linux
11 63 (32.31%) DNS
12 61 (31.28%) AWS
13 58 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 52 (26.67%) Windows Server 2016
15 51 (26.15%) DHCP
15 51 (26.15%) Finance
16 47 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 44 (22.56%) ITIL
18 40 (20.51%) Data Centre
19 39 (20.00%) MS Exchange
20 38 (19.49%) VMware ESXi
21 37 (18.97%) Migration
22 34 (17.44%) Cisco
22 34 (17.44%) EMC
23 33 (16.92%) Citrix
23 33 (16.92%) Terraform
24 32 (16.41%) Banking
25 31 (15.90%) HP
26 29 (14.87%) TCP/IP
27 28 (14.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 39 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.79%) SharePoint
3 18 (9.23%) IIS
4 14 (7.18%) Tomcat
5 12 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.59%) Red Hat Fuse
8 6 (3.08%) SAS
8 6 (3.08%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.54%) Confluence
9 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.51%) Apache
11 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 86 (44.10%) Azure
2 78 (40.00%) Office 365
3 61 (31.28%) AWS
4 23 (11.79%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (11.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (6.15%) PaaS
6 10 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (5.13%) Amazon S3
7 9 (4.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (3.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (3.08%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (2.05%) IaaS
11 3 (1.54%) Route 53
12 2 (1.03%) GitHub
12 2 (1.03%) Mimecast
12 2 (1.03%) SaaS
13 1 (0.51%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 63 (32.31%) DNS
2 51 (26.15%) DHCP
3 29 (14.87%) TCP/IP
4 25 (12.82%) SAN
5 24 (12.31%) Firewall
6 19 (9.74%) NetScaler
7 15 (7.69%) WAN
8 13 (6.67%) LAN
9 12 (6.15%) SSL
10 11 (5.64%) DMARC
10 11 (5.64%) FTP
11 9 (4.62%) Skype
12 8 (4.10%) VPN
13 7 (3.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (3.08%) VSAN
15 5 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (2.56%) HTTP
15 5 (2.56%) SMTP
15 5 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.54%) Big Data
4 3 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.54%) Redis
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.51%) DB2
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (11.28%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.21%) TeamCity
3 13 (6.67%) DbUnit
3 13 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.67%) jMock
3 13 (6.67%) JUnit
3 13 (6.67%) Maven
3 13 (6.67%) Mockito
3 13 (6.67%) SonarQube
4 10 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (3.08%) JIRA
6 5 (2.56%) GitLab
7 3 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (26.15%) Finance
2 32 (16.41%) Banking
3 10 (5.13%) Retail
4 6 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.54%) Advertising
5 3 (1.54%) Back Office
5 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (22.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (12.31%) VMware Engineer
3 23 (11.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (10.26%) Consultant
5 18 (9.23%) Senior DevOps
5 18 (9.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 17 (8.72%) Windows Engineer
7 15 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (7.18%) Server Engineer
9 12 (6.15%) Active Directory Engineer
9 12 (6.15%) Administrator
9 12 (6.15%) Developer
9 12 (6.15%) Java Developer
9 12 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.15%) VMware Consultant
10 11 (5.64%) Azure Engineer
10 11 (5.64%) Citrix Engineer
10 11 (5.64%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.62%) Data Centre Consultant
11 9 (4.62%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.74%) Web Services
2 17 (8.72%) LDAP
3 13 (6.67%) J2EE
3 13 (6.67%) PowerMock
3 13 (6.67%) REST
3 13 (6.67%) SOAP
3 13 (6.67%) Spring
3 13 (6.67%) XML
4 12 (6.15%) Apache Camel
4 12 (6.15%) RESTful
5 5 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 5 (2.56%) Middleware
6 4 (2.05%) .NET
6 4 (2.05%) JSON
7 3 (1.54%) Ajax
7 3 (1.54%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.54%) CSS
7 3 (1.54%) HTML
7 3 (1.54%) jQuery
8 2 (1.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.21%) Replication
3 12 (6.15%) Hedge funds
4 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.64%) Clustering
5 9 (4.62%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.08%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (3.08%) EMC VNX
6 6 (3.08%) HP Storage
6 6 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.08%) IBM XIV
7 4 (2.05%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.05%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.54%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.03%) NHS
9 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 129 (66.15%) Windows
2 102 (52.31%) Windows Server
3 68 (34.87%) Linux
4 58 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (26.67%) Windows Server 2016
6 27 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (9.23%) CentOS
8 17 (8.72%) Windows 10
9 15 (7.69%) Unix
10 13 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
11 12 (6.15%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.54%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.51%) AIX
14 1 (0.51%) Debian
14 1 (0.51%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (22.56%) ITIL
3 37 (18.97%) Migration
4 27 (13.85%) DevOps
5 26 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (12.31%) Line Management
7 19 (9.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.18%) Server Management
10 13 (6.67%) Release Management
10 13 (6.67%) Task Automation
11 12 (6.15%) BDD
11 12 (6.15%) Kanban
11 12 (6.15%) Scrum
11 12 (6.15%) TDD
12 11 (5.64%) Project Delivery
12 11 (5.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 9 (4.62%) Business Continuity
13 9 (4.62%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 83 (42.56%) PowerShell
2 15 (7.69%) Java
3 13 (6.67%) SQL
4 6 (3.08%) Python
5 4 (2.05%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.54%) C#
6 3 (1.54%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.03%) C
8 1 (0.51%) Go
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
8 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (14.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (8.72%) MCSE
4 10 (5.13%) MCSA
4 10 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (4.10%) Degree
6 8 (4.10%) MCP
7 7 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.59%) MCITP
8 6 (3.08%) CCNA
9 5 (2.56%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.05%) CCNP
11 3 (1.54%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.03%) CCDA
12 2 (1.03%) CCVP
12 2 (1.03%) CISSP
12 2 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.03%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) SLA
2 6 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 121 (62.05%) Active Directory
2 120 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (19.49%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (12.82%) Docker
5 24 (12.31%) Hyper-V
6 19 (9.74%) XenApp
7 18 (9.23%) XenDesktop
8 13 (6.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 9 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (3.59%) NFS
11 5 (2.56%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.54%) VirtualBox
12 3 (1.54%) VMware NSX
13 2 (1.03%) ProxySG
13 2 (1.03%) vCloud
13 2 (1.03%) Xen
14 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (16.92%) Terraform
2 27 (13.85%) Kubernetes
3 25 (12.82%) SCCM
3 25 (12.82%) SCOM
3 25 (12.82%) vCenter Server
4 19 (9.74%) PowerCLI
5 13 (6.67%) Ansible
5 13 (6.67%) vRealize
6 12 (6.15%) WSUS
6 12 (6.15%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.54%) Nagios
7 3 (1.54%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.54%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.03%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.51%) Puppet
9 1 (0.51%) vMotion
Vendors
1 171 (87.69%) VMware
2 105 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 34 (17.44%) Cisco
3 34 (17.44%) EMC
4 33 (16.92%) Citrix
5 31 (15.90%) HP
6 27 (13.85%) Red Hat
7 25 (12.82%) Dell
8 20 (10.26%) IBM
9 14 (7.18%) Oracle
10 13 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 10 (5.13%) EqualLogic
11 10 (5.13%) Hitachi
11 10 (5.13%) NetApp
12 9 (4.62%) CommVault
13 8 (4.10%) Dell Compellent
13 8 (4.10%) Veeam
14 6 (3.08%) Fujitsu
14 6 (3.08%) Google
14 6 (3.08%) Remedy