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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 712 529 397
Rank change year-on-year -183 -132 +49
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 205 136 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.33% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 1.46% 1.64% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 167 116 177
10th Percentile £35,500 £42,125 £47,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,646 £57,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.25% -14.81% +35.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,875 £75,000
90th Percentile £84,250 £80,625 £88,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year - -8.65% +11.23%

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 14,045 8,311 6,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.36% 19.90% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5,860 5,557 5,150
10th Percentile £34,225 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in London

vSphere
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vSphere in London.

Salary trend for vSphere in London

vSphere
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -54 24 £45,500 -20.87% 3
South London -35 12 £32,500 -26.97% 1
West London -49 11 £36,500 -49.66% 1
East London -43 7 £50,000 +25.00% 3
North London - 3 £55,000 -
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 176 (85.85%) VMware
2 118 (57.56%) Windows
3 114 (55.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 112 (54.63%) Microsoft
4 112 (54.63%) Active Directory
5 92 (44.88%) Microsoft 365
6 75 (36.59%) Windows Server
6 75 (36.59%) Azure
7 71 (34.63%) DNS
8 68 (33.17%) Linux
9 58 (28.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 51 (24.88%) PowerShell
11 50 (24.39%) Social Skills
11 50 (24.39%) vCenter Server
12 48 (23.41%) Kubernetes
13 47 (22.93%) Firewall
14 45 (21.95%) DHCP
14 45 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
15 44 (21.46%) Data Centre
16 42 (20.49%) DevOps
16 42 (20.49%) Terraform
16 42 (20.49%) Citrix
17 41 (20.00%) ITIL
18 39 (19.02%) Docker
19 38 (18.54%) SAN
20 37 (18.05%) Ansible
21 36 (17.56%) Windows 10
22 35 (17.07%) Hyper-V
23 34 (16.59%) SCCM
23 34 (16.59%) 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 30 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.34%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (5.37%) IIS
5 9 (4.39%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.46%) Confluence
7 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (44.88%) Microsoft 365
2 75 (36.59%) Azure
3 30 (14.63%) AWS
4 29 (14.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (10.73%) IaaS
6 19 (9.27%) PaaS
7 11 (5.37%) npm
8 9 (4.39%) GCP
8 9 (4.39%) OpenShift
8 9 (4.39%) Serverless
9 8 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (3.90%) Azure Stack
9 8 (3.90%) SaaS
10 7 (3.41%) Azure DevOps
11 6 (2.93%) GitHub
12 5 (2.44%) OneDrive
13 4 (1.95%) Cloud Run
13 4 (1.95%) Google Kubernetes Engine
13 4 (1.95%) Google Workspace
13 4 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (34.63%) DNS
2 47 (22.93%) Firewall
3 45 (21.95%) DHCP
4 38 (18.54%) SAN
5 27 (13.17%) VLAN
6 25 (12.20%) LAN
7 24 (11.71%) TCP/IP
8 23 (11.22%) VPN
9 22 (10.73%) WAN
10 20 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
10 20 (9.76%) Wireless
11 19 (9.27%) iSCSI
12 18 (8.78%) SSL
12 18 (8.78%) VSAN
13 17 (8.29%) NAS
14 16 (7.80%) Broadband
15 13 (6.34%) Software-Defined Networking
16 10 (4.88%) BIG-IP
16 10 (4.88%) NetScaler
17 9 (4.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.44%) MySQL
2 5 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.49%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.49%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (9.27%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.80%) GitLab
3 13 (6.34%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.44%) MSI
5 4 (1.95%) JIRA
6 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.49%) Jaeger
General
1 50 (24.39%) Social Skills
2 34 (16.59%) Finance
3 25 (12.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 15 (7.32%) Organisational Skills
5 10 (4.88%) Retail
6 8 (3.90%) Aviation
6 8 (3.90%) Law
7 6 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.93%) Banking
8 4 (1.95%) Automotive
9 3 (1.46%) Legal
9 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.49%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 50 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (13.66%) Analyst
3 25 (12.20%) Consultant
4 21 (10.24%) Support Analyst
5 20 (9.76%) Architect
5 20 (9.76%) VMware Consultant
6 19 (9.27%) IT Support
7 17 (8.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (7.80%) IT Analyst
9 15 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 14 (6.83%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (6.83%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (6.34%) Administrator
12 12 (5.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (5.37%) Senior Architect
14 10 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (4.88%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.37%) libvirt
1 11 (5.37%) Node.js
2 9 (4.39%) LDAP
3 8 (3.90%) Flash
4 3 (1.46%) Velocity
5 2 (0.98%) Middleware
5 2 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.49%) Keycloak
6 1 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.49%) SAML
6 1 (0.49%) Web Services
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.49%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.46%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.22%) Clustering
3 22 (10.73%) User Experience
4 17 (8.29%) Private Cloud
5 12 (5.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (5.37%) Social Media
7 10 (4.88%) PKI
7 10 (4.88%) Public Cloud
7 10 (4.88%) Replication
8 9 (4.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.44%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.95%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.46%) IoT
12 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Licensing
12 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.98%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 118 (57.56%) Windows
2 75 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 68 (33.17%) Linux
4 36 (17.56%) Windows 10
5 24 (11.71%) Mac OS
6 23 (11.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (9.76%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (7.32%) Apple iOS
9 14 (6.83%) Android
10 13 (6.34%) VMS
10 13 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (3.41%) CentOS
12 7 (3.41%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.44%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.44%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.46%) Debian
14 3 (1.46%) Unix
15 1 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 42 (20.49%) DevOps
3 41 (20.00%) ITIL
4 31 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (13.66%) Infrastructure as Code
6 23 (11.22%) Mentoring
7 19 (9.27%) Migration
8 17 (8.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 16 (7.80%) Agile
9 16 (7.80%) CI/CD
10 14 (6.83%) Change Management
10 14 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (6.34%) Analytics
11 13 (6.34%) SIEM
12 12 (5.85%) Data Migration
12 12 (5.85%) Service Management
13 11 (5.37%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (5.37%) Immutable Infrastructure
13 11 (5.37%) Project Delivery
13 11 (5.37%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.88%) PowerShell
2 26 (12.68%) SQL
3 25 (12.20%) Bash
4 23 (11.22%) Python
5 12 (5.85%) Go
6 6 (2.93%) VBScript
7 5 (2.44%) Perl
8 4 (1.95%) VB
9 2 (0.98%) Ruby
10 1 (0.49%) C
10 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (16.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.90%) MCSE
4 7 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.93%) CCNA
5 6 (2.93%) Degree
5 6 (2.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.95%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.95%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.95%) VCAP
7 3 (1.46%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.46%) HND
7 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.46%) MCSA
8 2 (0.98%) CCA
8 2 (0.98%) CCNP
8 2 (0.98%) CISSP
8 2 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.37%) SLA
2 8 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.41%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 114 (55.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (54.63%) Active Directory
3 45 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
4 39 (19.02%) Docker
5 35 (17.07%) Hyper-V
6 21 (10.24%) KVM
7 17 (8.29%) VMware NSX
8 11 (5.37%) Ceph
8 11 (5.37%) XenApp
9 9 (4.39%) LXC
9 9 (4.39%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (4.39%) Xen
9 9 (4.39%) XenDesktop
10 7 (3.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (2.44%) NFS
12 3 (1.46%) BitLocker
12 3 (1.46%) Firmware
13 2 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 50 (24.39%) vCenter Server
2 48 (23.41%) Kubernetes
3 42 (20.49%) Terraform
4 37 (18.05%) Ansible
5 34 (16.59%) SCCM
6 24 (11.71%) vRealize
7 22 (10.73%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (9.76%) PowerCLI
9 15 (7.32%) WSUS
10 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (4.88%) Jamf Pro
12 9 (4.39%) Mesos
12 9 (4.39%) Prometheus
13 8 (3.90%) Grafana
14 7 (3.41%) Puppet
15 6 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (2.93%) VxRail
16 5 (2.44%) Nagios
17 4 (1.95%) Istio
17 4 (1.95%) Knative
Vendors
1 176 (85.85%) VMware
2 112 (54.63%) Microsoft
3 42 (20.49%) Citrix
4 30 (14.63%) Red Hat
5 27 (13.17%) Cisco
6 19 (9.27%) Dell
6 19 (9.27%) Veeam
7 13 (6.34%) Nimble Storage
8 12 (5.85%) HP
8 12 (5.85%) LexisNexis
8 12 (5.85%) Scality
9 11 (5.37%) Altiris
9 11 (5.37%) Zerto
10 10 (4.88%) Apple
10 10 (4.88%) F5
10 10 (4.88%) Splunk
11 9 (4.39%) 3PAR
11 9 (4.39%) IBM
12 8 (3.90%) Remedy
12 8 (3.90%) Veritas