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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 347 372
Rank change year-on-year -25 +25  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 259 326 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 5.20% 6.31% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 235 299 296
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £36,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4979 5166 4966
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 13.59% 12.91% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4520 4321
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.76% +9.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 50 £53,500 -6.95% 10
Croydon +11 11 £57,500 +69.11% 1
Uxbridge +9 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Barnet - 3 £30,000 -
Hayes - 3 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £75,000 - 1
Twickenham - 3 £47,500 -
Feltham - 2 - -
Sidcup - 2 £39,500 -
Surbiton 0 1 - -
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 490 (93.51%) VMware
2 434 (82.82%) Windows
3 332 (63.36%) Active Directory
4 327 (62.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 304 (58.02%) Microsoft
6 288 (54.96%) Windows Server
7 239 (45.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 197 (37.60%) Cisco
9 190 (36.26%) Citrix
9 190 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 189 (36.07%) MS Exchange
11 185 (35.31%) SAN
12 157 (29.96%) Linux
13 140 (26.72%) SQL Server
13 140 (26.72%) Firewall
14 138 (26.34%) DNS
15 128 (24.43%) Office 365
16 126 (24.05%) Exchange Server 2010
16 126 (24.05%) HP
17 124 (23.66%) Hyper-V
18 123 (23.47%) XenApp
19 122 (23.28%) Finance
20 119 (22.71%) ITIL
21 116 (22.14%) DHCP
22 113 (21.56%) PowerShell
22 113 (21.56%) SCCM
23 106 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
24 105 (20.04%) SQL
25 99 (18.89%) NetApp
26 98 (18.70%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 189 (36.07%) MS Exchange
2 126 (24.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 67 (12.79%) IIS
5 66 (12.60%) SharePoint
6 57 (10.88%) Skype for Business
7 35 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (3.63%) OpenStack
9 13 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (2.48%) CloudStack
10 11 (2.10%) Apache
10 11 (2.10%) WebLogic
10 11 (2.10%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (1.15%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.95%) Alfresco
15 5 (0.95%) JBoss
16 4 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 128 (24.43%) Office 365
2 106 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (7.06%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (3.05%) IaaS
6 14 (2.67%) OneDrive
6 14 (2.67%) PaaS
7 12 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (1.91%) Mimecast
9 9 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.34%) G Suite
10 7 (1.34%) SaaS
11 6 (1.15%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.15%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.57%) Heroku
12 3 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.38%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 185 (35.31%) SAN
2 140 (26.72%) Firewall
3 138 (26.34%) DNS
4 116 (22.14%) DHCP
5 75 (14.31%) iSCSI
6 64 (12.21%) WAN
7 56 (10.69%) TCP/IP
8 51 (9.73%) LAN
8 51 (9.73%) Skype
9 40 (7.63%) NetScaler
10 37 (7.06%) NAS
10 37 (7.06%) VoIP
10 37 (7.06%) VPN
11 35 (6.68%) Fibre Channel
12 34 (6.49%) Wireless
13 23 (4.39%) MPLS
14 21 (4.01%) Internet
15 19 (3.63%) BGP
16 18 (3.44%) VLAN
17 17 (3.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 36 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.48%) MySQL
5 12 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (0.95%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.38%) Redis
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.19%) Big Data
12 1 (0.19%) DB2
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.82%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.29%) Subversion
4 11 (2.10%) JUnit
5 10 (1.91%) MSI
6 9 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (1.34%) Ant
7 7 (1.34%) Artifactory
7 7 (1.34%) Automake
7 7 (1.34%) CMake
7 7 (1.34%) Grunt
7 7 (1.34%) Hudson
8 6 (1.15%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.95%) Maven
10 4 (0.76%) DbUnit
10 4 (0.76%) jMock
10 4 (0.76%) Mockito
10 4 (0.76%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.57%) InstallShield
General
1 122 (23.28%) Finance
2 50 (9.54%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.67%) Law
3 14 (2.67%) Retail
4 12 (2.29%) Marketing
5 11 (2.10%) Banking
6 10 (1.91%) Legal
7 7 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.15%) Advertising
8 6 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.95%) Electronics
10 3 (0.57%) Billing
10 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Front Office
11 2 (0.38%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (23.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 59 (11.26%) Analyst
3 55 (10.50%) Systems Engineer
3 55 (10.50%) VMware Engineer
4 53 (10.11%) Windows Engineer
5 42 (8.02%) Support Engineer
6 39 (7.44%) Architect
7 35 (6.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 34 (6.49%) IT Engineer
8 34 (6.49%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 33 (6.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 31 (5.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 30 (5.73%) Server Engineer
11 30 (5.73%) Windows Systems Engineer
12 29 (5.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 29 (5.53%) Administrator
12 29 (5.53%) Wintel Engineer
13 28 (5.34%) Desktop Support
14 27 (5.15%) Support Analyst
15 26 (4.96%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.48%) .NET
2 12 (2.29%) LAMP
3 11 (2.10%) Software Packaging
4 9 (1.72%) Web Services
5 7 (1.34%) 802.1X
5 7 (1.34%) Velocity
6 4 (0.76%) J2EE
6 4 (0.76%) Middleware
6 4 (0.76%) PowerMock
6 4 (0.76%) RESTful
6 4 (0.76%) SOAP
6 4 (0.76%) Spring
7 3 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.57%) REST
8 2 (0.38%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.38%) Flash
8 2 (0.38%) jBPM
9 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.19%) Apache CXF
9 1 (0.19%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.02%) Clustering
3 29 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.15%) PKI
5 24 (4.58%) Management Information System
6 23 (4.39%) EMC VNX
7 16 (3.05%) HP Storage
7 16 (3.05%) Replication
7 16 (3.05%) User Experience
8 15 (2.86%) Driving Licence
9 14 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (2.29%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.91%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.53%) Enterprise Cloud
13 7 (1.34%) Fintech
14 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (1.15%) Private Cloud
14 6 (1.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 5 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 434 (82.82%) Windows
2 288 (54.96%) Windows Server
3 239 (45.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 190 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 157 (29.96%) Linux
6 63 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (10.50%) Windows 7
8 48 (9.16%) Windows 10
9 41 (7.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (6.30%) Unix
11 23 (4.39%) CentOS
12 18 (3.44%) Ubuntu
13 15 (2.86%) Windows 8
14 8 (1.53%) Debian
14 8 (1.53%) VMS
15 7 (1.34%) CoreOS
15 7 (1.34%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.15%) Solaris
16 6 (1.15%) Windows 2000
16 6 (1.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (22.71%) ITIL
2 54 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 39 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (7.44%) Configuration Management
4 34 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
4 34 (6.49%) Time Management
5 32 (6.11%) Migration
6 29 (5.53%) Change Management
7 28 (5.34%) DevOps
8 27 (5.15%) Mentoring
9 26 (4.96%) Patch Management
10 25 (4.77%) Project Management
10 25 (4.77%) Service Management
11 22 (4.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 21 (4.01%) Change Control
12 21 (4.01%) PRINCE2
13 20 (3.82%) Incident Management
14 19 (3.63%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.63%) Virtual Environments
15 18 (3.44%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (21.56%) PowerShell
2 105 (20.04%) SQL
3 36 (6.87%) Python
4 28 (5.34%) Java
5 27 (5.15%) Bash Shell
6 19 (3.63%) Ruby
7 18 (3.44%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.10%) Perl
9 9 (1.72%) Go
10 7 (1.34%) C#
10 7 (1.34%) Groovy
10 7 (1.34%) VB
11 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.76%) C
12 4 (0.76%) VBScript
13 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.38%) PHP
14 1 (0.19%) AWK
14 1 (0.19%) C++
14 1 (0.19%) sed
Qualifications
1 98 (18.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (16.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 83 (15.84%) MCSE
4 53 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (7.44%) MCSA
6 38 (7.25%) CCNA
7 36 (6.87%) Degree
8 33 (6.30%) MCP
9 27 (5.15%) Citrix Certification
10 22 (4.20%) CCA
11 18 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (3.24%) VCP5
13 13 (2.48%) CCNP
13 13 (2.48%) Security Cleared
13 13 (2.48%) VCP6
14 12 (2.29%) MCITP
15 11 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (1.91%) RHCE
17 8 (1.53%) CCDP
17 8 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.77%) QA
1 25 (4.77%) SLA
2 9 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.72%) PMO
3 5 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 332 (63.36%) Active Directory
2 327 (62.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (23.66%) Hyper-V
4 123 (23.47%) XenApp
5 76 (14.50%) XenDesktop
6 62 (11.83%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (7.63%) vCloud
8 25 (4.77%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (4.01%) XenServer
10 20 (3.82%) NFS
11 15 (2.86%) Docker
11 15 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (2.86%) Xen
12 14 (2.67%) KVM
12 14 (2.67%) VMware Server
13 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (1.15%) LXC
16 5 (0.95%) UAG
Systems Management
1 113 (21.56%) SCCM
2 46 (8.78%) vCenter Server
3 43 (8.21%) WSUS
4 40 (7.63%) SCOM
5 38 (7.25%) Ansible
6 31 (5.92%) Puppet
7 30 (5.73%) Backup Exec
8 25 (4.77%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (3.24%) vRealize
10 14 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
11 13 (2.48%) Nagios
11 13 (2.48%) Terraform
11 13 (2.48%) WMI
12 12 (2.29%) Cisco UCCX
12 12 (2.29%) PowerCLI
13 11 (2.10%) vMotion
14 10 (1.91%) Simpana
14 10 (1.91%) Tivoli
15 9 (1.72%) NetBackup
16 8 (1.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 490 (93.51%) VMware
2 304 (58.02%) Microsoft
3 197 (37.60%) Cisco
4 190 (36.26%) Citrix
5 126 (24.05%) HP
6 99 (18.89%) NetApp
7 83 (15.84%) Dell
8 70 (13.36%) EMC
9 57 (10.88%) Veeam
10 51 (9.73%) Red Hat
11 41 (7.82%) Veritas
12 38 (7.25%) CommVault
13 36 (6.87%) F5
14 31 (5.92%) Dell Compellent
15 24 (4.58%) Brocade
15 24 (4.58%) CheckPoint
15 24 (4.58%) Oracle
16 22 (4.20%) Juniper
17 19 (3.63%) IBM
18 17 (3.24%) AppSense
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
SFX
Salary: From £30,699 to £30,699 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World Fuel Services
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Qube Global Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £100,000 - £120,000+ per year plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £100,000 - £120,000+ per year plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Significant Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
North West London
Frances Crick Group
Salary: From £41,600 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Dataquest UK Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Depending on experience, plus benefi
Posted: 23 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Skynet Worldwide
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Schroders
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: & benefits and bonus
Posted: 21 days ago