Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 435 433 458
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25 -39
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 293 375 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 3.24% 3.76% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 277 342 350
London median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £77,500
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 9,046 9,969 9,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.77% 16.01% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7,454 8,288 8,012
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +3 30 £51,500 -6.36% 14
South London +7 13 £70,000 +55.56% 1
West London +7 12 £40,000 -11.11% 8
North London -5 7 £50,000 -2.44% 2
East London +1 3 £90,000 +20.00% 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 277 (94.54%) VMware
2 223 (76.11%) Windows
3 207 (70.65%) Active Directory
4 182 (62.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 179 (61.09%) Microsoft
6 173 (59.04%) Office 365
7 152 (51.88%) Windows Server
8 126 (43.00%) Azure
9 123 (41.98%) PowerShell
10 93 (31.74%) Finance
11 90 (30.72%) Firewall
12 88 (30.03%) DNS
12 88 (30.03%) SCCM
13 79 (26.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 78 (26.62%) DHCP
15 77 (26.28%) Windows 10
16 76 (25.94%) ITIL
17 73 (24.91%) Linux
18 70 (23.89%) Citrix
19 68 (23.21%) Cisco
20 63 (21.50%) Microsoft Office
21 55 (18.77%) Data Centre
22 52 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
22 52 (17.75%) Windows Server 2008
23 50 (17.06%) VMware ESXi
24 49 (16.72%) AWS
25 47 (16.04%) SAN
26 46 (15.70%) MS Exchange
27 45 (15.36%) SharePoint
28 43 (14.68%) Problem-Solving

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 46 (15.70%) MS Exchange
2 45 (15.36%) SharePoint
3 25 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (7.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (5.12%) IIS
6 10 (3.41%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.07%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.39%) Red Hat Fuse
8 7 (2.39%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.37%) Drupal
9 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.37%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.02%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.34%) Confluence
11 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 63 (21.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 173 (59.04%) Office 365
2 126 (43.00%) Azure
3 49 (16.72%) AWS
4 22 (7.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (6.83%) IaaS
6 14 (4.78%) OneDrive
7 10 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (2.39%) GitHub
8 7 (2.39%) PaaS
9 6 (2.05%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 6 (2.05%) SaaS
10 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.02%) GCP
12 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.68%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (30.72%) Firewall
2 88 (30.03%) DNS
3 78 (26.62%) DHCP
4 47 (16.04%) SAN
5 41 (13.99%) TCP/IP
6 35 (11.95%) LAN
7 30 (10.24%) VPN
8 26 (8.87%) WAN
9 24 (8.19%) VLAN
10 21 (7.17%) NetScaler
10 21 (7.17%) VSAN
11 19 (6.48%) MPLS
12 15 (5.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (4.78%) Internet
13 14 (4.78%) NAS
13 14 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (4.10%) Wireless
15 8 (2.73%) iSCSI
16 7 (2.39%) BGP
16 7 (2.39%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.41%) DB2
3 10 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (2.73%) MySQL
5 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.12%) MSI
3 9 (3.07%) DbUnit
3 9 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.07%) jMock
3 9 (3.07%) JUnit
3 9 (3.07%) Maven
3 9 (3.07%) Mockito
3 9 (3.07%) SonarQube
4 8 (2.73%) JIRA
5 7 (2.39%) GitLab
6 3 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 93 (31.74%) Finance
2 42 (14.33%) Banking
3 25 (8.53%) Retail
4 14 (4.78%) Law
5 10 (3.41%) Legal
6 7 (2.39%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.02%) Marketing
9 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (20.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (13.99%) Analyst
3 28 (9.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 27 (9.22%) Administrator
5 25 (8.53%) Support Engineer
6 24 (8.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 22 (7.51%) Desktop Support
7 22 (7.51%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (7.17%) Architect
9 16 (5.46%) Technical Leader
10 15 (5.12%) SCCM Specialist
11 14 (4.78%) Desktop Specialist
11 14 (4.78%) Desktop Support Specialist
11 14 (4.78%) PowerShell Specialist
11 14 (4.78%) Server Engineer
11 14 (4.78%) Support Specialist
11 14 (4.78%) VMware Engineer
11 14 (4.78%) Windows Specialist
12 13 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
13 12 (4.10%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.14%) Web Services
2 10 (3.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (3.07%) Apache Camel
3 9 (3.07%) J2EE
3 9 (3.07%) PowerMock
3 9 (3.07%) REST
3 9 (3.07%) SOAP
3 9 (3.07%) Spring
3 9 (3.07%) XML
4 8 (2.73%) RESTful
5 7 (2.39%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (1.71%) LDAP
7 4 (1.37%) LAMP
7 4 (1.37%) Middleware
8 2 (0.68%) .NET
8 2 (0.68%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.77%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.53%) Hedge funds
3 14 (4.78%) Clustering
4 13 (4.44%) Replication
5 10 (3.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (3.41%) Public Cloud
5 10 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.41%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.73%) PKI
6 8 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.37%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.02%) User Experience
9 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 223 (76.11%) Windows
2 152 (51.88%) Windows Server
3 77 (26.28%) Windows 10
4 73 (24.91%) Linux
5 52 (17.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (8.19%) Windows 7
7 14 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.73%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.05%) VMS
10 5 (1.71%) Unix
11 4 (1.37%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.37%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.68%) Android
12 2 (0.68%) CentOS
12 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.34%) Debian
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 76 (25.94%) ITIL
3 43 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (14.33%) Migration
5 40 (13.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (8.53%) DevOps
6 25 (8.53%) Server Management
7 21 (7.17%) Release Management
8 20 (6.83%) Mentoring
9 19 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (6.48%) Load Balancing
10 18 (6.14%) Business Continuity
10 18 (6.14%) Project Delivery
11 17 (5.80%) Application Packaging
12 15 (5.12%) BCP
13 14 (4.78%) Business Continuity Planning
13 14 (4.78%) Performance Improvement
13 14 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (4.44%) Fintech
14 13 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (41.98%) PowerShell
2 39 (13.31%) SQL
3 21 (7.17%) C
4 10 (3.41%) Java
5 8 (2.73%) Python
6 7 (2.39%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.71%) C#
8 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.37%) VBScript
9 3 (1.02%) Ruby
9 3 (1.02%) VB
10 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.34%) C-shell
11 1 (0.34%) Go
11 1 (0.34%) Perl
11 1 (0.34%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 40 (13.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 35 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (8.87%) MCSE
4 18 (6.14%) MCSA
5 14 (4.78%) CCNA
5 14 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.78%) Degree
6 11 (3.75%) MCITP
7 5 (1.71%) CCNP
8 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.37%) VCP5
9 3 (1.02%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.02%) MCP
9 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.02%) VCAP
10 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.68%) VCDX
10 2 (0.68%) VCP6
11 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.39%) SLA
2 5 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.02%) GDPR
3 3 (1.02%) PMO
3 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.68%) NCSC
4 2 (0.68%) NIST
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 207 (70.65%) Active Directory
2 182 (62.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (17.06%) VMware ESXi
4 39 (13.31%) Hyper-V
4 39 (13.31%) XenApp
5 28 (9.56%) XenDesktop
6 25 (8.53%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (3.07%) VMware NSX
8 8 (2.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 7 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (2.05%) Docker
10 6 (2.05%) NFS
11 5 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.71%) Xen
12 4 (1.37%) vCloud
13 2 (0.68%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.34%) iptables
14 1 (0.34%) KVM
14 1 (0.34%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 88 (30.03%) SCCM
2 38 (12.97%) vCenter Server
3 32 (10.92%) SCOM
4 24 (8.19%) PowerCLI
5 22 (7.51%) WSUS
6 19 (6.48%) vRealize
7 12 (4.10%) Terraform
8 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (3.07%) Ansible
10 8 (2.73%) XenMobile
11 7 (2.39%) Icinga
11 7 (2.39%) Munin
12 5 (1.71%) Kubernetes
12 5 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (1.37%) Puppet
13 4 (1.37%) Tivoli
14 3 (1.02%) vMotion
15 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
15 2 (0.68%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 277 (94.54%) VMware
2 179 (61.09%) Microsoft
3 70 (23.89%) Citrix
4 68 (23.21%) Cisco
5 32 (10.92%) HP
6 31 (10.58%) Dell
7 21 (7.17%) Veeam
8 20 (6.83%) IBM
9 18 (6.14%) CheckPoint
10 16 (5.46%) Red Hat
10 16 (5.46%) SonicWALL
11 15 (5.12%) EMC
11 15 (5.12%) NetApp
12 14 (4.78%) CommVault
13 11 (3.75%) EqualLogic
13 11 (3.75%) Palo Alto
14 10 (3.41%) Hitachi
15 6 (2.05%) Bloomberg
15 6 (2.05%) Brocade
15 6 (2.05%) WatchGuard