Period
to 12 May 2021

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 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 458 444 451
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +35
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 130 202 343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 2.73% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 115 188 325
10th Percentile £42,050 £42,675 £31,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +26.32% -13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,375 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 6,668 7,389 9,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.09% 18.08% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5,121 6,234 8,230
10th Percentile £39,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 12 May 2021.

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 12 May 2021. 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 +45 23 £58,000 +5.45% 11
West London +28 5 £72,500 +26.09% 5
East London +15 2 £40,000 -52.94% 1
South London +1 2 £44,500 -36.43% 3
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, 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.

1 115 (88.46%) VMware
2 89 (68.46%) Windows
3 85 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (63.08%) Microsoft
5 67 (51.54%) Windows Server
6 64 (49.23%) Active Directory
7 61 (46.92%) Microsoft 365
8 57 (43.85%) Firewall
8 57 (43.85%) Azure
9 52 (40.00%) Finance
10 51 (39.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 49 (37.69%) SAN
12 48 (36.92%) PowerShell
13 43 (33.08%) DHCP
13 43 (33.08%) DNS
14 41 (31.54%) Citrix
15 38 (29.23%) Cisco
16 35 (26.92%) Dell
17 34 (26.15%) Hyper-V
18 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
19 30 (23.08%) Linux
19 30 (23.08%) AWS
20 29 (22.31%) XenDesktop
21 28 (21.54%) EMC
22 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
23 25 (19.23%) Windows 10
24 24 (18.46%) ITIL
25 23 (17.69%) VPN
25 23 (17.69%) SCCM
25 23 (17.69%) vCenter Server

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 22 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (5.38%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.77%) IIS
7 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 61 (46.92%) Microsoft 365
2 57 (43.85%) Azure
3 30 (23.08%) AWS
4 16 (12.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (7.69%) IaaS
5 10 (7.69%) OneDrive
6 9 (6.92%) SaaS
7 7 (5.38%) GCP
8 5 (3.85%) PaaS
9 3 (2.31%) Dropbox
10 2 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.54%) Cloud Run
10 2 (1.54%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.77%) Azure Event Grid
11 1 (0.77%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.77%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (43.85%) Firewall
2 49 (37.69%) SAN
3 43 (33.08%) DHCP
3 43 (33.08%) DNS
4 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
5 23 (17.69%) VPN
6 14 (10.77%) NetScaler
6 14 (10.77%) VSAN
7 13 (10.00%) VLAN
8 12 (9.23%) SSL
9 11 (8.46%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (8.46%) VoIP
10 9 (6.92%) LAN
10 9 (6.92%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (5.38%) WAN
12 6 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (4.62%) Internet
12 6 (4.62%) Network Security
13 4 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (3.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.77%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.54%) JIRA
1 2 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.77%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.77%) DbUnit
2 1 (0.77%) GitLab
2 1 (0.77%) jMock
2 1 (0.77%) JUnit
2 1 (0.77%) Maven
2 1 (0.77%) Mockito
2 1 (0.77%) MSI
2 1 (0.77%) SonarQube
General
1 52 (40.00%) Finance
2 12 (9.23%) Social Skills
3 9 (6.92%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.62%) Legal
4 6 (4.62%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (3.08%) Banking
6 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.77%) Local Government
7 1 (0.77%) Police
7 1 (0.77%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (25.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.31%) Architect
3 15 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
3 15 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.54%) VMware Architect
4 13 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Consultant
5 11 (8.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 11 (8.46%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (6.92%) Senior Architect
7 9 (6.92%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (6.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Senior VMware Architect
8 8 (6.15%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) IT Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) Web Services
2 2 (1.54%) OpenID
2 2 (1.54%) REST
2 2 (1.54%) WSH
2 2 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (0.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.77%) CGI
3 1 (0.77%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.77%) J2EE
3 1 (0.77%) JSON
3 1 (0.77%) PowerMock
3 1 (0.77%) RESTful
3 1 (0.77%) SOAP
3 1 (0.77%) Spring
3 1 (0.77%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.15%) EMC VNX
2 8 (6.15%) Hedge funds
2 8 (6.15%) Replication
3 7 (5.38%) Clustering
4 3 (2.31%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.31%) iSeries
4 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.31%) Symmetrix
5 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.77%) AS400
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.77%) FMCG
6 1 (0.77%) Life Science
6 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) Robotics
6 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (68.46%) Windows
2 67 (51.54%) Windows Server
3 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (23.08%) Linux
5 25 (19.23%) Windows 10
6 17 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (7.69%) CentOS
9 9 (6.92%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.08%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.08%) Unix
11 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.31%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (18.46%) ITIL
3 19 (14.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (12.31%) DevOps
5 15 (11.54%) Presales
6 14 (10.77%) Migration
6 14 (10.77%) Patch Management
7 13 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 12 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (9.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 11 (8.46%) Computer Science
9 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure as Code
9 11 (8.46%) ITSM
10 10 (7.69%) BCP
10 10 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
11 9 (6.92%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (4.62%) Continuous Deployment
14 6 (4.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.92%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.00%) VB
3 9 (6.92%) Python
3 9 (6.92%) SQL
4 8 (6.15%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.38%) Go
6 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.31%) VBScript
8 2 (1.54%) C#
8 2 (1.54%) Perl
9 1 (0.77%) Java
9 1 (0.77%) Java 8
9 1 (0.77%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (13.08%) Degree
2 13 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (9.23%) CCNA
4 8 (6.15%) CCNP
4 8 (6.15%) MCSA
5 7 (5.38%) MCSE
6 6 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (4.62%) MCITP
6 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.54%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.54%) CCA
9 2 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.77%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) GDPR
2 2 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (49.23%) Active Directory
3 34 (26.15%) Hyper-V
4 29 (22.31%) XenDesktop
5 19 (14.62%) VMware NSX
6 18 (13.85%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (9.23%) Docker
7 12 (9.23%) vCloud
8 9 (6.92%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (6.15%) XenApp
10 6 (4.62%) StorNext
10 6 (4.62%) Xsan
11 4 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (2.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (2.31%) DFS Replication
12 3 (2.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.54%) NFS
13 2 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.77%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 23 (17.69%) SCCM
1 23 (17.69%) vCenter Server
2 16 (12.31%) vRealize
3 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (10.77%) Terraform
5 10 (7.69%) Kubernetes
5 10 (7.69%) SCOM
6 9 (6.92%) AirWatch
7 8 (6.15%) Grafana
7 8 (6.15%) Prometheus
8 7 (5.38%) Ansible
8 7 (5.38%) Backup Exec
9 6 (4.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (3.08%) NetBackup
10 4 (3.08%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 3 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (2.31%) OfficeScan
11 3 (2.31%) WSUS
11 3 (2.31%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 115 (88.46%) VMware
2 82 (63.08%) Microsoft
3 41 (31.54%) Citrix
4 38 (29.23%) Cisco
5 35 (26.92%) Dell
6 28 (21.54%) EMC
7 21 (16.15%) HP
8 19 (14.62%) SonicWALL
9 14 (10.77%) Fortinet
9 14 (10.77%) Veeam
10 12 (9.23%) Avaya
10 12 (9.23%) Juniper
11 11 (8.46%) Brocade
12 10 (7.69%) 3PAR
12 10 (7.69%) Meraki
13 9 (6.92%) IBM
13 9 (6.92%) Red Hat
14 8 (6.15%) Nimble Storage
14 8 (6.15%) Supermicro
15 7 (5.38%) Symantec