Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 492 433 365
Rank change year-on-year -59 -68 +28
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 358 512 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.69% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 3.36% 5.24% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 287 455 637
London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,750 £73,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.76% +11.18%

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 10,662 9,768 10,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.42% 13.18% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8,876 8,343 8,886
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -16 89 £54,000 +5.37% 10
South London -28 13 £52,500 -8.70% 5
East London 0 9 £65,000 +81.82% 3
West London -33 7 £55,000 +22.22% 13
North London -4 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 318 (88.83%) VMware
2 289 (80.73%) Windows
3 225 (62.85%) Active Directory
4 209 (58.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 176 (49.16%) Microsoft
5 176 (49.16%) Windows Server
6 119 (33.24%) Office 365
7 115 (32.12%) PowerShell
8 114 (31.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 114 (31.84%) Firewall
9 113 (31.56%) Linux
10 107 (29.89%) MS Exchange
11 104 (29.05%) Amazon AWS
12 103 (28.77%) Citrix
13 99 (27.65%) Finance
14 98 (27.37%) SAN
14 98 (27.37%) Cisco
14 98 (27.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 95 (26.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 92 (25.70%) DNS
17 89 (24.86%) SQL Server
18 80 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
19 74 (20.67%) SQL
20 69 (19.27%) HP
20 69 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
21 68 (18.99%) SCCM
22 66 (18.44%) VMware ESXi
23 64 (17.88%) TCP/IP
23 64 (17.88%) DHCP
24 61 (17.04%) 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
1 107 (29.89%) MS Exchange
2 53 (14.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (12.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (7.26%) Skype for Business
5 25 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.91%) OpenStack
7 13 (3.63%) Apache Pig
8 11 (3.07%) IIS
9 10 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.23%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.96%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.68%) JBoss
12 6 (1.68%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.68%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.84%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (9.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (2.79%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.28%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.28%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 119 (33.24%) Office 365
2 104 (29.05%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (5.31%) IaaS
5 13 (3.63%) PaaS
6 12 (3.35%) OpenShift
7 9 (2.51%) SaaS
8 8 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.40%) Azure Functions
9 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.40%) Serverless
10 4 (1.12%) GitHub
10 4 (1.12%) Slack
11 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.84%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.28%) CloudBees
13 1 (0.28%) G Suite
13 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 114 (31.84%) Firewall
2 98 (27.37%) SAN
3 92 (25.70%) DNS
4 64 (17.88%) DHCP
4 64 (17.88%) TCP/IP
5 40 (11.17%) LAN
6 35 (9.78%) VSAN
7 34 (9.50%) VPN
8 33 (9.22%) WAN
9 28 (7.82%) NAS
10 25 (6.98%) Skype
11 23 (6.42%) HTTP
12 18 (5.03%) Network Security
13 16 (4.47%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (4.19%) iSCSI
15 13 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (3.63%) MPLS
15 13 (3.63%) SSL
16 12 (3.35%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (3.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (24.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.31%) Big Data
2 19 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.75%) MySQL
4 14 (3.91%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.63%) Apache Hive
6 8 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.12%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.28%) HBase
11 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.19%) JIRA
3 14 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (3.63%) Bitbucket
4 13 (3.63%) CodeSonar
4 13 (3.63%) git-flow
4 13 (3.63%) Robot Framework
4 13 (3.63%) Selenium
5 10 (2.79%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.68%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.56%) GitLab
10 1 (0.28%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.28%) jMock
10 1 (0.28%) JUnit
10 1 (0.28%) Maven
10 1 (0.28%) Mockito
10 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (27.65%) Finance
2 44 (12.29%) Banking
3 23 (6.42%) Law
4 18 (5.03%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.23%) Retail
6 6 (1.68%) Legal
7 5 (1.40%) Marketing
7 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.12%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (25.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (11.73%) VMware Engineer
3 38 (10.61%) Analyst
4 36 (10.06%) Consultant
5 30 (8.38%) Architect
6 29 (8.10%) IT Engineer
7 27 (7.54%) PowerShell Engineer
8 24 (6.70%) Systems Engineer
9 22 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
9 22 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
9 22 (6.15%) Senior Consultant
10 21 (5.87%) Enterprise Architect
10 21 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (5.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 19 (5.31%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (5.31%) Windows Engineer
12 18 (5.03%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (5.03%) Wintel Engineer
13 17 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (4.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.29%) Web Services
2 21 (5.87%) REST
2 21 (5.87%) SOAP
3 16 (4.47%) Django
3 16 (4.47%) LAMP
4 14 (3.91%) .NET
4 14 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (3.63%) .NET Framework
5 13 (3.63%) ASP.NET
5 13 (3.63%) Java EE
5 13 (3.63%) Node.js
5 13 (3.63%) Spring MVC
5 13 (3.63%) STL
6 8 (2.23%) LDAP
6 8 (2.23%) XML
7 7 (1.96%) JSON
7 7 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (1.68%) Middleware
8 6 (1.68%) Regular Expression
8 6 (1.68%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.38%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.26%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (6.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 23 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (5.59%) Replication
6 17 (4.75%) Enterprise Cloud
7 15 (4.19%) Clustering
8 14 (3.91%) Public Cloud
9 11 (3.07%) Private Cloud
9 11 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (2.79%) HP Storage
10 10 (2.79%) Management Information System
11 8 (2.23%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.96%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.68%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.68%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.68%) PKI
13 6 (1.68%) Wiki
14 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 289 (80.73%) Windows
2 176 (49.16%) Windows Server
3 114 (31.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 113 (31.56%) Linux
5 95 (26.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (12.85%) Android
7 41 (11.45%) Windows 10
8 27 (7.54%) Apple iOS
9 26 (7.26%) Unix
10 23 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (6.15%) Windows 7
12 20 (5.59%) Mac OS X
13 19 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (3.35%) Windows 8
15 8 (2.23%) CentOS
15 8 (2.23%) Solaris
16 6 (1.68%) Amazon Linux
16 6 (1.68%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (1.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (27.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (12.29%) ITIL
3 39 (10.89%) Migration
4 36 (10.06%) Asset Management
5 34 (9.50%) Service Delivery
6 32 (8.94%) DevOps
7 29 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (6.98%) Project Management
10 23 (6.42%) Presales
11 20 (5.59%) Patch Management
11 20 (5.59%) TOGAF
12 19 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (5.31%) API Design
12 19 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (5.31%) Service Management
13 16 (4.47%) Server Building
14 15 (4.19%) Change Management
14 15 (4.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 115 (32.12%) PowerShell
2 74 (20.67%) SQL
3 35 (9.78%) Python
4 29 (8.10%) Bash Shell
5 21 (5.87%) Java
6 17 (4.75%) C
7 15 (4.19%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.63%) C#
8 13 (3.63%) C++
8 13 (3.63%) Objective-C
8 13 (3.63%) PHP
9 6 (1.68%) Go
10 4 (1.12%) Ruby
10 4 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.84%) Perl
12 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.28%) Korn
12 1 (0.28%) Scala
12 1 (0.28%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (17.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 57 (15.92%) MCSE
4 31 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (7.26%) CCNA
6 25 (6.98%) MCSA
7 21 (5.87%) Security Cleared
8 19 (5.31%) MCITP
9 18 (5.03%) CISSP
9 18 (5.03%) MCP
10 15 (4.19%) Degree
11 14 (3.91%) DV Cleared
11 14 (3.91%) SANS
12 13 (3.63%) CompTIA Security+
12 13 (3.63%) GIAC
12 13 (3.63%) Linux+ Certification
12 13 (3.63%) Network+ Certification
12 13 (3.63%) SSCP
13 10 (2.79%) VCAP
14 8 (2.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.23%) GDPR
2 8 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 225 (62.85%) Active Directory
2 209 (58.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (18.44%) VMware ESXi
4 51 (14.25%) Hyper-V
5 48 (13.41%) XenApp
6 47 (13.13%) XenDesktop
7 34 (9.50%) VMware NSX
8 32 (8.94%) Docker
9 20 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (4.19%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.68%) DFS Replication
12 6 (1.68%) iptables
12 6 (1.68%) vCloud
12 6 (1.68%) VMware Server
12 6 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.12%) NFS
13 4 (1.12%) StorNext
13 4 (1.12%) Xsan
14 2 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 68 (18.99%) SCCM
2 36 (10.06%) SCOM
3 27 (7.54%) Puppet
4 25 (6.98%) vCenter Server
5 24 (6.70%) vRealize
6 22 (6.15%) Ansible
7 13 (3.63%) AirWatch
7 13 (3.63%) PowerCLI
7 13 (3.63%) Salt
8 11 (3.07%) Backup Exec
8 11 (3.07%) Kubernetes
8 11 (3.07%) SCOrch
9 10 (2.79%) WSUS
10 7 (1.96%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.96%) XenMobile
11 6 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.40%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (1.12%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 318 (88.83%) VMware
2 176 (49.16%) Microsoft
3 103 (28.77%) Citrix
4 98 (27.37%) Cisco
5 69 (19.27%) HP
6 47 (13.13%) Veeam
7 29 (8.10%) Dell
8 27 (7.54%) Red Hat
9 24 (6.70%) NetApp
10 18 (5.03%) Avaya
10 18 (5.03%) EMC
11 17 (4.75%) Apple
12 16 (4.47%) IBM
13 15 (4.19%) EqualLogic
13 15 (4.19%) Ivanti
14 14 (3.91%) Juniper
15 12 (3.35%) Bloomberg
15 12 (3.35%) CheckPoint
15 12 (3.35%) Oracle
15 12 (3.35%) Reuters