Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 482 420 402
Rank change year-on-year -62 -18 +24
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 360 516 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 3.36% 5.17% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 305 444 518
London median annual salary £57,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.75% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,225 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.64% +7.65%

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 10,712 9,972 9,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.74% 13.36% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,981 8,470 8,152
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £91,000 £85,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -34 79 £55,000 +12.82% 13
South London -17 16 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East London +5 10 £105,000 +247.11% 3
West London -19 10 £50,000 +33.33% 4
North London +3 1 £42,500 +13.33%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 331 (91.94%) VMware
2 285 (79.17%) Windows
3 235 (65.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 226 (62.78%) Active Directory
5 168 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 161 (44.72%) Microsoft
7 141 (39.17%) Office 365
8 123 (34.17%) Linux
9 115 (31.94%) Firewall
10 110 (30.56%) PowerShell
11 109 (30.28%) Amazon AWS
12 105 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 103 (28.61%) Cisco
14 94 (26.11%) Finance
15 93 (25.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 89 (24.72%) MS Exchange
17 88 (24.44%) Citrix
18 87 (24.17%) SAN
18 87 (24.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 82 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
20 81 (22.50%) TCP/IP
21 74 (20.56%) DNS
21 74 (20.56%) ITIL
22 70 (19.44%) SCCM
23 67 (18.61%) SQL
24 65 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
25 64 (17.78%) SQL Server
26 63 (17.50%) HP
27 61 (16.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 58 (16.11%) Hyper-V

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 89 (24.72%) MS Exchange
2 45 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.17%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.06%) Apache Pig
7 10 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.50%) IBM Domino
8 9 (2.50%) IIS
8 9 (2.50%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.83%) Apache
10 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.28%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.28%) Confluence
12 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.28%) nginx
12 1 (0.28%) SAS
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.78%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (2.78%) ReMetrica
2 6 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 141 (39.17%) Office 365
2 109 (30.28%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (4.44%) IaaS
5 15 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (3.89%) OpenShift
7 12 (3.33%) PaaS
7 12 (3.33%) SaaS
8 5 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.11%) GitHub
9 4 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.83%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.28%) G Suite
12 1 (0.28%) Slack
12 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (31.94%) Firewall
2 87 (24.17%) SAN
3 81 (22.50%) TCP/IP
4 74 (20.56%) DNS
5 57 (15.83%) DHCP
6 46 (12.78%) WAN
7 45 (12.50%) LAN
8 39 (10.83%) NAS
9 24 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
9 24 (6.67%) VPN
10 20 (5.56%) VSAN
11 17 (4.72%) Network Security
12 15 (4.17%) HTTP
12 15 (4.17%) iSCSI
13 13 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
13 13 (3.61%) VoIP
14 12 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (3.06%) MPLS
15 11 (3.06%) SSL
16 10 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.89%) MySQL
3 11 (3.06%) Apache Hive
3 11 (3.06%) Big Data
3 11 (3.06%) Hadoop
4 9 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.11%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.56%) JIRA
3 17 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (3.06%) Bitbucket
4 11 (3.06%) CodeSonar
4 11 (3.06%) git-flow
4 11 (3.06%) Robot Framework
4 11 (3.06%) Selenium
5 3 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.28%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.28%) GitLab
6 1 (0.28%) jMock
6 1 (0.28%) JUnit
6 1 (0.28%) Maven
6 1 (0.28%) Mockito
6 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.28%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (26.11%) Finance
2 57 (15.83%) Banking
3 29 (8.06%) Law
4 21 (5.83%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.61%) Advertising
7 6 (1.67%) Retail
8 5 (1.39%) Legal
9 4 (1.11%) Games
10 2 (0.56%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (12.22%) Consultant
3 42 (11.67%) Architect
4 38 (10.56%) VMware Engineer
5 36 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 33 (9.17%) Analyst
7 27 (7.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 26 (7.22%) Cloud Engineer
9 25 (6.94%) Enterprise Architect
10 24 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
10 24 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
11 23 (6.39%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
11 23 (6.39%) Infrastructure Architect
12 22 (6.11%) IT Engineer
12 22 (6.11%) IT Manager
12 22 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (5.83%) Wintel Engineer
14 20 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 20 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
15 19 (5.28%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.06%) Web Services
2 13 (3.61%) LAMP
2 13 (3.61%) Middleware
3 12 (3.33%) Django
3 12 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (3.33%) REST
3 12 (3.33%) SOAP
4 11 (3.06%) .NET
4 11 (3.06%) .NET Framework
4 11 (3.06%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.06%) Java EE
4 11 (3.06%) Node.js
4 11 (3.06%) Spring MVC
4 11 (3.06%) STL
5 2 (0.56%) LDAP
6 1 (0.28%) J2EE
6 1 (0.28%) RESTful
6 1 (0.28%) Spring
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 30 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 21 (5.83%) Enterprise Cloud
3 20 (5.56%) Clustering
4 16 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.17%) Hedge funds
6 13 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.61%) Replication
7 9 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.50%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.94%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.94%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.67%) PKI
10 5 (1.39%) HP Storage
10 5 (1.39%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.11%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.11%) Wiki
12 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 285 (79.17%) Windows
2 168 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 123 (34.17%) Linux
4 105 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (25.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (8.61%) Windows 10
7 25 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (5.28%) Android
10 17 (4.72%) Mac OS X
11 15 (4.17%) Apple iOS
12 13 (3.61%) Unix
12 13 (3.61%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.94%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.39%) CentOS
15 4 (1.11%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.56%) Solaris
16 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (24.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 74 (20.56%) ITIL
3 45 (12.50%) DevOps
4 42 (11.67%) Migration
5 27 (7.50%) Asset Management
5 27 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (7.22%) Project Management
7 24 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 19 (5.28%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (5.28%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (4.17%) Server Building
10 14 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (3.89%) Server Virtualisation
11 13 (3.61%) High Availability
11 13 (3.61%) Kanban
11 13 (3.61%) Mentoring
11 13 (3.61%) Patch Management
11 13 (3.61%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (3.61%) Service Management
12 12 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 110 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 67 (18.61%) SQL
3 48 (13.33%) Python
4 37 (10.28%) Bash Shell
5 16 (4.44%) C
5 16 (4.44%) Perl
6 12 (3.33%) Java
6 12 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.06%) C#
7 11 (3.06%) C++
7 11 (3.06%) Objective-C
7 11 (3.06%) PHP
8 7 (1.94%) Korn
8 7 (1.94%) Ruby
9 4 (1.11%) Go
10 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (16.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 57 (15.83%) MCSE
4 46 (12.78%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (9.72%) CCNA
6 26 (7.22%) Degree
7 19 (5.28%) MCSA
8 18 (5.00%) MCITP
9 17 (4.72%) CCNP
9 17 (4.72%) CISSP
9 17 (4.72%) RHCE
10 14 (3.89%) Security Cleared
11 13 (3.61%) DV Cleared
12 12 (3.33%) SANS
13 11 (3.06%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (3.06%) GIAC
13 11 (3.06%) Linux+ Certification
13 11 (3.06%) Network+ Certification
13 11 (3.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.94%) GDPR
2 6 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.67%) SLA
3 5 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 235 (65.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 226 (62.78%) Active Directory
3 58 (16.11%) Hyper-V
4 57 (15.83%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (12.50%) XenApp
6 36 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 31 (8.61%) Docker
8 25 (6.94%) VMware NSX
9 16 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (2.22%) vCloud
13 3 (0.83%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.83%) NFS
13 3 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.56%) Firmware
14 2 (0.56%) KVM
14 2 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.28%) Ceph
15 1 (0.28%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 70 (19.44%) SCCM
2 39 (10.83%) SCOM
3 33 (9.17%) Ansible
4 32 (8.89%) vCenter Server
5 29 (8.06%) Puppet
6 27 (7.50%) vRealize
7 19 (5.28%) Salt
8 17 (4.72%) NetBackup
9 16 (4.44%) PowerCLI
10 13 (3.61%) Backup Exec
10 13 (3.61%) WSUS
11 12 (3.33%) Nagios
12 8 (2.22%) SCOrch
13 5 (1.39%) FortiGate
13 5 (1.39%) Kubernetes
13 5 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (1.11%) AirWatch
14 4 (1.11%) HAProxy
14 4 (1.11%) Terraform
14 4 (1.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 331 (91.94%) VMware
2 161 (44.72%) Microsoft
3 103 (28.61%) Cisco
4 88 (24.44%) Citrix
5 63 (17.50%) HP
6 36 (10.00%) NetApp
7 34 (9.44%) Veeam
8 31 (8.61%) Dell
9 26 (7.22%) Veritas
10 25 (6.94%) Red Hat
11 21 (5.83%) Sony
12 19 (5.28%) IBM
13 17 (4.72%) Ivanti
14 16 (4.44%) EMC
15 15 (4.17%) Google
16 14 (3.89%) Juniper
17 12 (3.33%) EqualLogic
18 10 (2.78%) Avaya
19 9 (2.50%) Apple
19 9 (2.50%) Oracle