Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 431 434 417
Rank change year-on-year +3 -17 -141
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 435 463 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.66% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 4.47% 5.49% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 370 390 564
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.48% +1.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,750 £70,000
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 9,741 8,430 9,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.86% 12.03% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8,279 7,172 8,367
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -55 83 £55,000 - 14
West London +15 24 £40,000 -11.11% 10
South London -10 11 £42,500 - 2
East London -11 5 £34,500 -13.75% 3
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 418 (96.09%) VMware
2 320 (73.56%) Windows
3 291 (66.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 246 (56.55%) Windows Server
5 232 (53.33%) Active Directory
6 231 (53.10%) Microsoft
7 171 (39.31%) SAN
8 159 (36.55%) Cisco
9 144 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 136 (31.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 132 (30.34%) Finance
12 128 (29.43%) Citrix
13 116 (26.67%) Linux
14 114 (26.21%) DNS
15 109 (25.06%) VMware ESXi
16 108 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
17 107 (24.60%) Office 365
18 104 (23.91%) PowerShell
18 104 (23.91%) DHCP
19 92 (21.15%) Firewall
20 88 (20.23%) HP
21 87 (20.00%) Windows 10
22 85 (19.54%) WAN
22 85 (19.54%) XenApp
23 83 (19.08%) MS Exchange
24 82 (18.85%) LAN
25 81 (18.62%) SCCM
26 74 (17.01%) Amazon AWS
26 74 (17.01%) Microsoft Certification
27 73 (16.78%) ITIL

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 83 (19.08%) MS Exchange
2 52 (11.95%) IIS
3 51 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (8.74%) OpenStack
6 23 (5.29%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.76%) Apache
7 12 (2.76%) Skype for Business
8 11 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (2.53%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.84%) Confluence
10 8 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.15%) CloudStack
13 4 (0.92%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (8.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.69%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 108 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (24.60%) Office 365
3 74 (17.01%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.14%) OpenShift
5 14 (3.22%) IaaS
6 11 (2.53%) PaaS
7 8 (1.84%) SaaS
8 5 (1.15%) GitHub
9 4 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.69%) CloudBees
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle CX
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.46%) Serverless
11 2 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 171 (39.31%) SAN
2 114 (26.21%) DNS
3 104 (23.91%) DHCP
4 92 (21.15%) Firewall
5 85 (19.54%) WAN
6 82 (18.85%) LAN
7 66 (15.17%) NAS
8 65 (14.94%) VPN
9 45 (10.34%) TCP/IP
10 43 (9.89%) VLAN
11 32 (7.36%) Network Security
12 30 (6.90%) VSAN
13 27 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (5.52%) FTP
14 24 (5.52%) iSCSI
15 19 (4.37%) MPLS
16 18 (4.14%) DMZ
17 17 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (2.99%) Internet
19 12 (2.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.37%) MySQL
3 16 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.92%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.92%) Big Data
10 4 (0.92%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.69%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.46%) Triplestore
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (6.21%) MSI
2 20 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.99%) JIRA
4 8 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.61%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.15%) GitLab
6 5 (1.15%) Subversion
7 4 (0.92%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.92%) CodeSonar
7 4 (0.92%) git-flow
7 4 (0.92%) Robot Framework
7 4 (0.92%) Selenium
8 2 (0.46%) Hudson
8 2 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.23%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.23%) Mockito
9 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.23%) Travis CI
General
1 132 (30.34%) Finance
2 47 (10.80%) Banking
3 41 (9.43%) Law
4 32 (7.36%) Investment Banking
5 31 (7.13%) Retail Banking
6 26 (5.98%) Legal
7 10 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.30%) Games
8 9 (2.07%) Online Betting
8 9 (2.07%) Retail
9 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.15%) Advertising
10 5 (1.15%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.92%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.92%) French Language
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
12 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 69 (15.86%) VMware Engineer
3 48 (11.03%) Systems Engineer
4 45 (10.34%) Administrator
5 40 (9.20%) Analyst
6 39 (8.97%) Systems Administrator
7 31 (7.13%) Desktop Support
8 30 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 28 (6.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 28 (6.44%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 28 (6.44%) Windows Engineer
10 26 (5.98%) Consultant
11 25 (5.75%) IT Engineer
11 25 (5.75%) PowerShell Engineer
12 24 (5.52%) Support Engineer
13 23 (5.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 23 (5.29%) SCCM Engineer
13 23 (5.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
14 22 (5.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (5.06%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.21%) Software Packaging
2 26 (5.98%) Web Services
3 9 (2.07%) LAMP
4 8 (1.84%) Memcached
5 7 (1.61%) .NET
5 7 (1.61%) Django
5 7 (1.61%) LDAP
6 6 (1.38%) Node.js
6 6 (1.38%) REST
6 6 (1.38%) SOAP
7 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.15%) Flask
7 5 (1.15%) Kafka
7 5 (1.15%) Middleware
7 5 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.92%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.92%) Java EE
8 4 (0.92%) Spring MVC
8 4 (0.92%) STL
9 3 (0.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 50 (11.49%) Replication
3 37 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 29 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 19 (4.37%) Clustering
6 18 (4.14%) Enterprise Storage
7 14 (3.22%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.99%) Blackberry
9 10 (2.30%) EMC VNX
10 9 (2.07%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.15%) CLARiiON
12 5 (1.15%) EMC VMAX
13 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.92%) Fintech
13 4 (0.92%) HP Storage
13 4 (0.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 3 (0.69%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 320 (73.56%) Windows
2 246 (56.55%) Windows Server
3 144 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 136 (31.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 116 (26.67%) Linux
6 87 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 53 (12.18%) Windows 7
8 35 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (3.91%) Unix
10 16 (3.68%) Android
11 12 (2.76%) VMS
12 11 (2.53%) CentOS
12 11 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (2.30%) Solaris
14 7 (1.61%) Debian
14 7 (1.61%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.38%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.15%) AIX
16 5 (1.15%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (16.78%) ITIL
2 66 (15.17%) Asset Management
3 62 (14.25%) Migration
4 45 (10.34%) DevOps
5 39 (8.97%) Task Automation
6 38 (8.74%) Configuration Management
7 35 (8.05%) Wealth Management
8 33 (7.59%) High Availability
8 33 (7.59%) Presales
9 32 (7.36%) Application Virtualisation
9 32 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (5.52%) Virtual Environments
12 23 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (4.83%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (4.83%) Time Management
14 20 (4.60%) Customer Requirements
15 19 (4.37%) Mentoring
15 19 (4.37%) Open Source
15 19 (4.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 104 (23.91%) PowerShell
2 51 (11.72%) SQL
3 37 (8.51%) Python
4 26 (5.98%) Bash Shell
5 21 (4.83%) Ruby
6 20 (4.60%) Java
7 16 (3.68%) Perl
8 11 (2.53%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.53%) PHP
9 9 (2.07%) Go
9 9 (2.07%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.38%) C
10 6 (1.38%) C#
10 6 (1.38%) C++
10 6 (1.38%) VBScript
11 4 (0.92%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.92%) VB
12 1 (0.23%) C-shell
12 1 (0.23%) Korn
12 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (17.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (15.86%) MCSE
3 61 (14.02%) Degree
4 51 (11.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 33 (7.59%) Citrix Certification
6 32 (7.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 29 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (5.98%) CCNA
9 20 (4.60%) CCEA
9 20 (4.60%) RHCE
10 19 (4.37%) MCSA
11 15 (3.45%) CCNP
12 13 (2.99%) CCA
13 11 (2.53%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (2.53%) Network+ Certification
14 10 (2.30%) MCP
15 9 (2.07%) MCITP
15 9 (2.07%) VCAP
15 9 (2.07%) VCP6
16 8 (1.84%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.68%) Cyber Essentials
2 14 (3.22%) SLA
3 6 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.92%) GDPR
5 4 (0.92%) QA
6 3 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 291 (66.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 232 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 109 (25.06%) VMware ESXi
4 85 (19.54%) XenApp
5 70 (16.09%) Hyper-V
6 62 (14.25%) XenDesktop
7 59 (13.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 49 (11.26%) Docker
9 37 (8.51%) XenServer
10 34 (7.82%) Virtual Desktop
11 26 (5.98%) VMware NSX
12 16 (3.68%) Terminal Services
12 16 (3.68%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (2.53%) vCloud
14 10 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
15 9 (2.07%) DFS Replication
15 9 (2.07%) NFS
16 6 (1.38%) KVM
17 5 (1.15%) StorNext
17 5 (1.15%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 81 (18.62%) SCCM
2 60 (13.79%) vCenter Server
3 42 (9.66%) Puppet
4 37 (8.51%) Ansible
5 36 (8.28%) vRealize
6 26 (5.98%) SCOM
7 25 (5.75%) Kubernetes
8 21 (4.83%) Backup Exec
8 21 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (3.45%) SCOrch
10 14 (3.22%) Nagios
10 14 (3.22%) WSUS
11 11 (2.53%) NetBackup
12 10 (2.30%) BMC Marimba
12 10 (2.30%) Cacti
13 9 (2.07%) Salt
14 7 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
14 7 (1.61%) logstash
14 7 (1.61%) PowerCLI
14 7 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 418 (96.09%) VMware
2 231 (53.10%) Microsoft
3 159 (36.55%) Cisco
4 128 (29.43%) Citrix
5 88 (20.23%) HP
6 67 (15.40%) Red Hat
7 50 (11.49%) Veeam
8 45 (10.34%) Dell
9 44 (10.11%) NetApp
10 34 (7.82%) EMC
11 33 (7.59%) CheckPoint
12 27 (6.21%) EqualLogic
13 26 (5.98%) 3PAR
14 21 (4.83%) Brocade
15 19 (4.37%) F5
16 18 (4.14%) CommVault
16 18 (4.14%) Dell Compellent
17 16 (3.68%) Oracle
18 13 (2.99%) Ivanti
18 13 (2.99%) Veritas