Period
to 22 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 486 409 388
Rank change year-on-year -77 -21 -55
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 377 527 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.75% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 3.60% 5.74% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 317 445 610
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 10,472 9,176 10,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.98% 13.06% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8,725 7,860 8,872
London median annual salary £57,500 £54,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.99% +8.50% +8.18%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% +5.00%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 -23 95 £55,000 - 9
South London -29 9 £60,000 +4.35%
East London +1 6 £60,000 +90.48% 3
West London -49 4 £48,750 +8.33% 9
North London -9 2 £35,000 +7.69%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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.

1 340 (90.19%) VMware
2 288 (76.39%) Windows
3 225 (59.68%) Active Directory
4 222 (58.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 194 (51.46%) Windows Server
6 193 (51.19%) Microsoft
7 122 (32.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 118 (31.30%) Cisco
9 115 (30.50%) MS Exchange
10 108 (28.65%) PowerShell
11 107 (28.38%) SAN
11 107 (28.38%) Firewall
12 106 (28.12%) Office 365
13 101 (26.79%) Linux
14 98 (25.99%) DNS
15 95 (25.20%) Finance
15 95 (25.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 91 (24.14%) Citrix
17 89 (23.61%) Amazon AWS
18 88 (23.34%) Microsoft Azure
19 83 (22.02%) VMware ESXi
20 79 (20.95%) SQL Server
21 77 (20.42%) HP
22 73 (19.36%) DHCP
23 67 (17.77%) SCCM
24 65 (17.24%) SQL
25 63 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
26 58 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 58 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
27 57 (15.12%) Veeam

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
1 115 (30.50%) MS Exchange
2 63 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (9.28%) SharePoint
5 24 (6.37%) Skype for Business
6 19 (5.04%) IIS
6 19 (5.04%) OpenStack
7 13 (3.45%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.86%) Apache
10 7 (1.86%) Apache Pig
10 7 (1.86%) Confluence
10 7 (1.86%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.59%) JBoss
11 6 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (13.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Infor SunSystems
1 4 (1.06%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.27%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 106 (28.12%) Office 365
2 89 (23.61%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (23.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (4.77%) IaaS
5 14 (3.71%) OpenShift
6 11 (2.92%) PaaS
7 8 (2.12%) GitHub
7 8 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (2.12%) SaaS
8 7 (1.86%) Serverless
9 3 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.80%) Slack
10 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.53%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.53%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (28.38%) Firewall
1 107 (28.38%) SAN
2 98 (25.99%) DNS
3 73 (19.36%) DHCP
4 56 (14.85%) LAN
5 50 (13.26%) TCP/IP
6 47 (12.47%) WAN
7 46 (12.20%) VSAN
8 43 (11.41%) VPN
9 29 (7.69%) Network Security
10 24 (6.37%) NAS
10 24 (6.37%) Skype
11 21 (5.57%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (4.77%) iSCSI
12 18 (4.77%) MPLS
13 16 (4.24%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (4.24%) HTTP
14 15 (3.98%) VLAN
15 12 (3.18%) DMZ
15 12 (3.18%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.71%) MySQL
4 13 (3.45%) Big Data
5 10 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.12%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.86%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.06%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.53%) Triplestore
11 1 (0.27%) HBase
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.77%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.71%) JIRA
3 10 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.86%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.86%) CodeSonar
5 7 (1.86%) git-flow
5 7 (1.86%) Robot Framework
5 7 (1.86%) Selenium
5 7 (1.86%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.59%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.33%) GitLab
7 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.06%) MSI
9 3 (0.80%) Subversion
10 2 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
11 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.27%) Travis CI
General
1 95 (25.20%) Finance
2 29 (7.69%) Law
3 27 (7.16%) Banking
4 11 (2.92%) Legal
5 10 (2.65%) Retail
6 6 (1.59%) Games
6 6 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.33%) Marketing
7 5 (1.33%) Online Betting
7 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (14.06%) VMware Engineer
3 40 (10.61%) Analyst
4 33 (8.75%) IT Engineer
5 32 (8.49%) Systems Engineer
6 31 (8.22%) Consultant
7 29 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
7 29 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (7.43%) Architect
9 27 (7.16%) Administrator
10 25 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
11 23 (6.10%) SCCM Engineer
11 23 (6.10%) Windows Engineer
12 21 (5.57%) Support Engineer
13 19 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 18 (4.77%) Infrastructure Architect
15 17 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
15 17 (4.51%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (4.51%) IT Support
15 17 (4.51%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.67%) Web Services
2 15 (3.98%) REST
2 15 (3.98%) SOAP
3 12 (3.18%) Django
4 11 (2.92%) LAMP
5 10 (2.65%) .NET
6 9 (2.39%) Node.js
7 8 (2.12%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (2.12%) XML
8 7 (1.86%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.86%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.86%) Java EE
8 7 (1.86%) JSON
8 7 (1.86%) Spring MVC
8 7 (1.86%) STL
8 7 (1.86%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (1.59%) Regular Expression
9 6 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (1.59%) XSD
9 6 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.61%) Data Centre
1 40 (10.61%) Replication
2 25 (6.63%) Public Cloud
3 24 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (5.31%) Enterprise Storage
6 17 (4.51%) Blackberry
7 13 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 12 (3.18%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (2.92%) HP Storage
10 10 (2.65%) Private Cloud
11 8 (2.12%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.86%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
13 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.59%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.59%) Wiki
14 4 (1.06%) Clustering
14 4 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 288 (76.39%) Windows
2 194 (51.46%) Windows Server
3 122 (32.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (26.79%) Linux
5 95 (25.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (12.47%) Android
7 40 (10.61%) Windows 10
8 26 (6.90%) Windows 7
9 20 (5.31%) Apple iOS
9 20 (5.31%) Unix
10 18 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (3.18%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.65%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.12%) CentOS
13 8 (2.12%) Solaris
14 6 (1.59%) Amazon Linux
14 6 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (1.33%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (13.26%) ITIL
2 44 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (11.41%) DevOps
4 39 (10.34%) Migration
5 36 (9.55%) Asset Management
6 35 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (8.75%) Patch Management
8 31 (8.22%) Presales
9 25 (6.63%) Service Delivery
10 21 (5.57%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (5.57%) Task Automation
11 19 (5.04%) TOGAF
12 18 (4.77%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (4.51%) Deployment Automation
13 17 (4.51%) Server Building
14 16 (4.24%) Configuration Management
15 15 (3.98%) Business Continuity
15 15 (3.98%) Change Management
15 15 (3.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (28.65%) PowerShell
2 65 (17.24%) SQL
3 30 (7.96%) Python
4 18 (4.77%) Bash Shell
4 18 (4.77%) Java
5 14 (3.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.65%) C
7 9 (2.39%) PHP
7 9 (2.39%) Ruby
8 7 (1.86%) C#
8 7 (1.86%) C++
8 7 (1.86%) Go
8 7 (1.86%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.06%) Perl
9 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.53%) VB
11 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.27%) Korn
11 1 (0.27%) Scala
11 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 58 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 45 (11.94%) MCSE
3 30 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (7.96%) Degree
4 26 (6.90%) MCSA
5 25 (6.63%) CCNA
6 22 (5.84%) MCP
7 15 (3.98%) MCITP
7 15 (3.98%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.98%) VCAP
8 9 (2.39%) CISSP
9 8 (2.12%) CCNP
9 8 (2.12%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.12%) RHCE
9 8 (2.12%) SANS
10 7 (1.86%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (1.86%) Linux+ Certification
10 7 (1.86%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (1.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.92%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.39%) SLA
3 5 (1.33%) GDPR
3 5 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) QA
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 225 (59.68%) Active Directory
2 222 (58.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (22.02%) VMware ESXi
4 43 (11.41%) Hyper-V
5 42 (11.14%) XenApp
6 40 (10.61%) VMware NSX
7 39 (10.34%) XenDesktop
8 37 (9.81%) Docker
9 22 (5.84%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (5.31%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (2.92%) DFS Replication
12 9 (2.39%) vCloud
13 6 (1.59%) iptables
13 6 (1.59%) Terminal Services
13 6 (1.59%) VMware Server
14 5 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (1.06%) StorNext
15 4 (1.06%) Xsan
16 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 67 (17.77%) SCCM
2 42 (11.14%) vCenter Server
3 27 (7.16%) Puppet
4 26 (6.90%) SCOM
4 26 (6.90%) vRealize
5 22 (5.84%) Backup Exec
6 20 (5.31%) Ansible
6 20 (5.31%) Kubernetes
7 17 (4.51%) SCOrch
8 15 (3.98%) AirWatch
9 13 (3.45%) PowerCLI
10 8 (2.12%) Salt
10 8 (2.12%) WSUS
11 7 (1.86%) Nagios
12 6 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (1.59%) XenMobile
13 5 (1.33%) Jamf Pro
13 5 (1.33%) logstash
13 5 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (1.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 340 (90.19%) VMware
2 193 (51.19%) Microsoft
3 118 (31.30%) Cisco
4 91 (24.14%) Citrix
5 77 (20.42%) HP
6 57 (15.12%) Veeam
7 43 (11.41%) Dell
8 42 (11.14%) NetApp
9 32 (8.49%) Red Hat
10 26 (6.90%) EqualLogic
11 23 (6.10%) EMC
12 20 (5.31%) Apple
13 18 (4.77%) CheckPoint
14 17 (4.51%) Avaya
15 15 (3.98%) Bloomberg
16 14 (3.71%) IBM
16 14 (3.71%) Reuters
17 13 (3.45%) Juniper
18 12 (3.18%) CommVault
18 12 (3.18%) Oracle