Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 441 446 414
Rank change year-on-year +5 -32 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 377 424 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.61% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 3.75% 4.55% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 341 364 431
London median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 10,052 9,328 8,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.01% 13.36% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,370 7,963 7,109
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +8.91% +6.32%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +20 59 £55,000 +15.79% 3
South London -15 17 £47,500 +11.76% 2
West London -3 16 £43,750 +16.67% 5
East London +22 11 £100,000 +189.86% 4
North London +18 3 £57,500 +53.33% 5
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 358 (94.96%) VMware
2 290 (76.92%) Windows
3 281 (74.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 256 (67.90%) Active Directory
5 193 (51.19%) Microsoft
6 187 (49.60%) Office 365
7 183 (48.54%) Windows Server
8 133 (35.28%) Cisco
9 128 (33.95%) Firewall
10 121 (32.10%) Microsoft Azure
11 119 (31.56%) MS Exchange
12 118 (31.30%) Linux
13 107 (28.38%) PowerShell
14 103 (27.32%) Amazon AWS
15 102 (27.06%) ITIL
16 98 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
17 89 (23.61%) HP
18 86 (22.81%) Hyper-V
18 86 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
18 86 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 84 (22.28%) Citrix
19 84 (22.28%) Microsoft Certification
20 78 (20.69%) SCCM
21 76 (20.16%) TCP/IP
22 75 (19.89%) MCSE
23 73 (19.36%) Cisco Certification
24 70 (18.57%) NetApp
25 69 (18.30%) Finance
25 69 (18.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 67 (17.77%) SAN

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
1 119 (31.56%) MS Exchange
2 62 (16.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.04%) IBM Domino
6 15 (3.98%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.65%) IIS
8 8 (2.12%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.12%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.06%) Apache
10 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.80%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.80%) nginx
11 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.53%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 24 (6.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.06%) Infor SunSystems
2 4 (1.06%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 187 (49.60%) Office 365
2 121 (32.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (27.32%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (4.51%) SaaS
6 16 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (4.24%) IaaS
7 13 (3.45%) OpenShift
8 11 (2.92%) Mimecast
9 8 (2.12%) PaaS
10 7 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (33.95%) Firewall
2 76 (20.16%) TCP/IP
3 67 (17.77%) SAN
4 61 (16.18%) DNS
5 49 (13.00%) DHCP
6 39 (10.34%) WAN
7 35 (9.28%) LAN
8 30 (7.96%) VPN
9 26 (6.90%) NAS
10 19 (5.04%) iSCSI
11 18 (4.77%) VoIP
11 18 (4.77%) Wireless
12 17 (4.51%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (4.51%) Network Security
12 17 (4.51%) VSAN
13 15 (3.98%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (2.92%) VLAN
15 10 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (2.65%) Internet
16 8 (2.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.86%) MySQL
2 7 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
5 3 (0.80%) Big Data
5 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 21 (5.57%) JIRA
4 6 (1.59%) DbUnit
4 6 (1.59%) jMock
4 6 (1.59%) JUnit
4 6 (1.59%) Maven
4 6 (1.59%) Mockito
4 6 (1.59%) SonarQube
5 3 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.80%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.80%) CodeSonar
5 3 (0.80%) git-flow
5 3 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.80%) Robot Framework
5 3 (0.80%) Selenium
6 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 69 (18.30%) Finance
2 46 (12.20%) Banking
3 23 (6.10%) Law
4 18 (4.77%) Advertising
4 18 (4.77%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.71%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.18%) Retail
7 8 (2.12%) Legal
8 4 (1.06%) Games
9 3 (0.80%) Back Office
9 3 (0.80%) Billing
10 2 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (20.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 78 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 42 (11.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 37 (9.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 37 (9.81%) Architect
5 35 (9.28%) Consultant
6 34 (9.02%) VMware Engineer
7 33 (8.75%) Analyst
7 33 (8.75%) Office 365 Engineer
8 32 (8.49%) Systems Engineer
9 31 (8.22%) Wintel Engineer
10 27 (7.16%) Cloud Engineer
11 26 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (6.37%) Server Engineer
13 23 (6.10%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
14 21 (5.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 21 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
14 21 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 21 (5.57%) AWS Engineer
14 21 (5.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.31%) Web Services
2 18 (4.77%) Middleware
3 9 (2.39%) REST
3 9 (2.39%) SOAP
4 6 (1.59%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.59%) Apache Camel
4 6 (1.59%) CSS
4 6 (1.59%) HTML
4 6 (1.59%) J2EE
4 6 (1.59%) JSON
4 6 (1.59%) PowerMock
4 6 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (1.59%) RESTful
4 6 (1.59%) Sass
4 6 (1.59%) Spring
4 6 (1.59%) Spring Boot
4 6 (1.59%) XML
5 4 (1.06%) LAMP
6 3 (0.80%) .NET
6 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
2 26 (6.90%) Hedge funds
3 17 (4.51%) Clustering
4 14 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 13 (3.45%) Wiki
6 10 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.39%) Replication
8 8 (2.12%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.12%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.59%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.33%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.33%) PKI
12 4 (1.06%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 290 (76.92%) Windows
2 183 (48.54%) Windows Server
3 118 (31.30%) Linux
4 98 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (12.47%) Windows 10
7 27 (7.16%) Windows 7
8 18 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.86%) CentOS
11 7 (1.86%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.59%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.59%) Unix
13 5 (1.33%) Android
14 4 (1.06%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (27.06%) ITIL
2 86 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 53 (14.06%) DevOps
4 38 (10.08%) Computer Science
5 36 (9.55%) CRM
6 31 (8.22%) Migration
7 26 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (5.84%) Mentoring
8 22 (5.84%) Project Management
9 18 (4.77%) Fund Management
9 18 (4.77%) Server Building
9 18 (4.77%) Service Delivery
10 17 (4.51%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (4.24%) High Availability
12 15 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (3.98%) Asset Management
12 15 (3.98%) Server Virtualisation
13 14 (3.71%) Presales
13 14 (3.71%) Service Management
13 14 (3.71%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 107 (28.38%) PowerShell
2 54 (14.32%) SQL
3 47 (12.47%) Python
4 37 (9.81%) Bash Shell
5 25 (6.63%) Perl
6 11 (2.92%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.39%) Java
7 9 (2.39%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.59%) C
8 6 (1.59%) Java 8
8 6 (1.59%) Korn
8 6 (1.59%) Ruby
9 4 (1.06%) PHP
9 4 (1.06%) VBScript
10 3 (0.80%) C#
10 3 (0.80%) C++
10 3 (0.80%) Go
10 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 84 (22.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (19.89%) MCSE
3 73 (19.36%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (18.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 60 (15.92%) CCNA
6 49 (13.00%) Degree
7 35 (9.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 32 (8.49%) MCP
9 30 (7.96%) CCNP
10 26 (6.90%) RHCE
11 12 (3.18%) MCITP
12 10 (2.65%) CISSP
12 10 (2.65%) VCP6
13 8 (2.12%) VCAP
13 8 (2.12%) VCP5
14 6 (1.59%) MCSA
14 6 (1.59%) RHCSA
15 5 (1.33%) CISA
15 5 (1.33%) CISM
16 4 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.65%) SLA
2 6 (1.59%) GDPR
3 5 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.06%) QA
5 3 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 281 (74.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 256 (67.90%) Active Directory
3 86 (22.81%) Hyper-V
4 52 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
5 42 (11.14%) XenApp
6 32 (8.49%) XenDesktop
7 19 (5.04%) Docker
7 19 (5.04%) VMware NSX
8 17 (4.51%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.59%) NFS
11 6 (1.59%) vCloud
12 3 (0.80%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.53%) XenServer
14 1 (0.27%) Dovecot
14 1 (0.27%) Postfix
14 1 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 78 (20.69%) SCCM
2 40 (10.61%) Ansible
3 38 (10.08%) vCenter Server
4 37 (9.81%) Backup Exec
5 33 (8.75%) SCOM
6 32 (8.49%) NetBackup
7 24 (6.37%) vRealize
8 23 (6.10%) Puppet
9 22 (5.84%) Nagios
9 22 (5.84%) Salt
10 12 (3.18%) PowerCLI
11 9 (2.39%) WSUS
12 7 (1.86%) SCOrch
13 6 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (1.59%) Terraform
13 6 (1.59%) XenMobile
14 5 (1.33%) Kubernetes
14 5 (1.33%) Tivoli
15 4 (1.06%) AirWatch
15 4 (1.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 358 (94.96%) VMware
2 193 (51.19%) Microsoft
3 133 (35.28%) Cisco
4 89 (23.61%) HP
5 84 (22.28%) Citrix
6 70 (18.57%) NetApp
7 64 (16.98%) Dell
8 59 (15.65%) Veritas
9 49 (13.00%) EMC
10 31 (8.22%) IBM
10 31 (8.22%) Kaseya
11 28 (7.43%) Veeam
12 21 (5.57%) Red Hat
13 20 (5.31%) Google
14 14 (3.71%) Meraki
14 14 (3.71%) Sony
15 12 (3.18%) Ivanti
16 11 (2.92%) Barracuda Networks
17 10 (2.65%) Juniper
18 9 (2.39%) Sophos