Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 425 483 427
Rank change year-on-year +58 -56 -20
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 316 362 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.53% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 3.28% 3.39% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 284 307 440
London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +12.75% +2.00%
10th Percentile £35,375 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%

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 9,631 10,691 9,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.64% 15.71% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7,977 8,965 8,421
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,800 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 October 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 22 October 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 +2 64 £52,500 -4.55% 16
South London -4 28 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West London +21 15 £42,500 -15.00% 6
North London +5 7 £50,000 +17.65% 2
East London +22 2 £90,000 -14.29% 2
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 294 (93.04%) VMware
2 233 (73.73%) Windows
3 196 (62.03%) Active Directory
4 194 (61.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 170 (53.80%) Office 365
6 145 (45.89%) Microsoft
6 145 (45.89%) Windows Server
7 128 (40.51%) Azure
8 103 (32.59%) PowerShell
9 84 (26.58%) AWS
9 84 (26.58%) Linux
10 82 (25.95%) DNS
10 82 (25.95%) Finance
11 81 (25.63%) SCCM
12 78 (24.68%) Cisco
12 78 (24.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 74 (23.42%) DHCP
13 74 (23.42%) Firewall
14 69 (21.84%) ITIL
15 62 (19.62%) Citrix
16 57 (18.04%) Windows 10
17 52 (16.46%) DevOps
18 51 (16.14%) Data Centre
19 49 (15.51%) Hyper-V
20 48 (15.19%) MS Exchange
21 45 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
22 44 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
23 43 (13.61%) SAN
23 43 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
24 42 (13.29%) VMware ESXi

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 48 (15.19%) MS Exchange
2 33 (10.44%) SharePoint
3 25 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (6.96%) OpenStack
5 13 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (3.48%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.16%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.53%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.22%) CloudStack
10 6 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.90%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.58%) IIS
12 4 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.63%) Confluence
14 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (12.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 170 (53.80%) Office 365
2 128 (40.51%) Azure
3 84 (26.58%) AWS
4 22 (6.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (6.96%) IaaS
5 19 (6.01%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (4.11%) OneDrive
6 13 (4.11%) PaaS
7 10 (3.16%) GCP
8 9 (2.85%) SaaS
9 7 (2.22%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (1.58%) GitHub
12 4 (1.27%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.27%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.95%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 2 (0.63%) Dropbox
15 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (25.95%) DNS
2 74 (23.42%) DHCP
2 74 (23.42%) Firewall
3 43 (13.61%) SAN
4 37 (11.71%) LAN
5 34 (10.76%) VPN
6 32 (10.13%) TCP/IP
7 29 (9.18%) WAN
8 19 (6.01%) MPLS
8 19 (6.01%) Wireless
9 16 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (4.75%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (4.43%) VLAN
11 14 (4.43%) VSAN
12 13 (4.11%) IPv4
12 13 (4.11%) NAS
12 13 (4.11%) NetScaler
13 12 (3.80%) iSCSI
14 10 (3.16%) FTP
15 9 (2.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.16%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (2.53%) DB2
5 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.95%) MySQL
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (9.81%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.49%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.01%) DbUnit
3 19 (6.01%) jMock
3 19 (6.01%) JUnit
3 19 (6.01%) Maven
3 19 (6.01%) Mockito
3 19 (6.01%) SonarQube
4 8 (2.53%) MSI
5 7 (2.22%) CF BOSH
6 6 (1.90%) JIRA
7 4 (1.27%) GitLab
8 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 82 (25.95%) Finance
2 39 (12.34%) Retail
3 26 (8.23%) Banking
4 8 (2.53%) Law
5 4 (1.27%) Local Government
5 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.95%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 65 (20.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (12.34%) Analyst
3 32 (10.13%) Administrator
4 27 (8.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 26 (8.23%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (7.91%) Support Engineer
7 24 (7.59%) Server Engineer
8 23 (7.28%) VMware Engineer
9 22 (6.96%) Architect
9 22 (6.96%) Developer
10 20 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 19 (6.01%) Java Developer
12 18 (5.70%) Technical Leader
13 17 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
14 15 (4.75%) Desktop Support
14 15 (4.75%) Linux Engineer
15 14 (4.43%) Active Directory Engineer
15 14 (4.43%) Active Directory Support
16 13 (4.11%) Active Directory Support Engineer
16 13 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.59%) Web Services
2 19 (6.01%) Apache Camel
2 19 (6.01%) J2EE
2 19 (6.01%) PowerMock
2 19 (6.01%) RESTful
2 19 (6.01%) SOAP
3 11 (3.48%) Spring
4 10 (3.16%) REST
4 10 (3.16%) XML
5 8 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.27%) Middleware
7 2 (0.63%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.32%) .NET
8 1 (0.32%) JMS
8 1 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.14%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.65%) Clustering
3 20 (6.33%) Public Cloud
4 17 (5.38%) Hedge funds
5 13 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.22%) Replication
8 6 (1.90%) User Experience
8 6 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.95%) PKI
9 3 (0.95%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.95%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.63%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 233 (73.73%) Windows
2 145 (45.89%) Windows Server
3 84 (26.58%) Linux
4 57 (18.04%) Windows 10
5 45 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (4.11%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.85%) Unix
9 9 (2.85%) VMS
10 7 (2.22%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.90%) CentOS
11 6 (1.90%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.95%) Debian
14 2 (0.63%) Android
14 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 69 (21.84%) ITIL
3 52 (16.46%) DevOps
4 44 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (12.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (12.97%) Migration
7 27 (8.54%) TDD
8 26 (8.23%) BDD
8 26 (8.23%) Kanban
9 24 (7.59%) Mentoring
10 23 (7.28%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 20 (6.33%) BCP
11 20 (6.33%) Project Delivery
12 19 (6.01%) Business Continuity
12 19 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (6.01%) E-Commerce
12 19 (6.01%) Fintech
12 19 (6.01%) Scrum
13 17 (5.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (32.59%) PowerShell
2 32 (10.13%) SQL
3 27 (8.54%) Java
4 20 (6.33%) Python
5 16 (5.06%) Ruby
6 15 (4.75%) C
7 10 (3.16%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.53%) Go
9 4 (1.27%) C#
9 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.27%) VBScript
10 3 (0.95%) Perl
10 3 (0.95%) VB
11 2 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (10.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 32 (10.13%) MCSE
2 32 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (8.23%) MCSA
4 16 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.75%) CCNA
6 10 (3.16%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.85%) VCP5
8 6 (1.90%) Degree
8 6 (1.90%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.58%) RHCE
10 4 (1.27%) AWS Certification
10 4 (1.27%) RHCSA
10 4 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.95%) CISSP
11 3 (0.95%) MCITP
11 3 (0.95%) MCP
11 3 (0.95%) VCAP
12 2 (0.63%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.58%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.27%) SLA
3 3 (0.95%) PMO
3 3 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) NIST
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 196 (62.03%) Active Directory
2 194 (61.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (15.51%) Hyper-V
4 42 (13.29%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (9.49%) XenApp
6 27 (8.54%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (8.54%) XenDesktop
7 15 (4.75%) Xen
8 14 (4.43%) NFS
9 13 (4.11%) Docker
10 11 (3.48%) KVM
11 10 (3.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 9 (2.85%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (2.22%) VMware NSX
14 5 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (1.27%) Ceph
15 4 (1.27%) DFS Replication
15 4 (1.27%) Gluster
15 4 (1.27%) vCloud
16 3 (0.95%) LXC
Systems Management
1 81 (25.63%) SCCM
2 22 (6.96%) Ansible
3 17 (5.38%) Terraform
3 17 (5.38%) vCenter Server
3 17 (5.38%) WSUS
4 16 (5.06%) Kubernetes
4 16 (5.06%) PowerCLI
4 16 (5.06%) SCOM
5 14 (4.43%) vRealize
6 13 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (3.48%) Puppet
8 8 (2.53%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (1.58%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.27%) Icinga
10 4 (1.27%) Munin
10 4 (1.27%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.27%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.95%) AppDNA
11 3 (0.95%) Mesos
11 3 (0.95%) vMotion
Vendors
1 294 (93.04%) VMware
2 145 (45.89%) Microsoft
3 78 (24.68%) Cisco
4 62 (19.62%) Citrix
5 36 (11.39%) Dell
5 36 (11.39%) HP
6 28 (8.86%) Red Hat
7 19 (6.01%) Veeam
8 15 (4.75%) Meraki
9 13 (4.11%) 3PAR
10 12 (3.80%) IBM
10 12 (3.80%) NetApp
10 12 (3.80%) SonicWALL
11 10 (3.16%) CommVault
11 10 (3.16%) EMC
11 10 (3.16%) Palo Alto
12 9 (2.85%) Hitachi
12 9 (2.85%) WatchGuard
13 7 (2.22%) Dell Compellent
13 7 (2.22%) Sophos