Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 460 414 392
Rank change year-on-year -46 -22 -103
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 396 504 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.73% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 3.96% 5.84% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 344 421 621
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,750 £30,500 £34,033
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £68,750
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 10,004 8,630 9,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.31% 12.54% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8,415 7,374 8,689
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -52 86 £55,000 - 4
West London -22 10 £37,500 -16.67% 11
East London +11 7 £50,000 +26.58% 6
South London -40 3 £65,000 +13.04% 1
North London -22 1 £27,500 -15.38% 1
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 366 (92.42%) VMware
2 291 (73.48%) Windows
3 249 (62.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 221 (55.81%) Active Directory
5 216 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 204 (51.52%) Microsoft
7 142 (35.86%) Cisco
8 136 (34.34%) SAN
9 120 (30.30%) DNS
10 116 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 107 (27.02%) PowerShell
12 105 (26.52%) Microsoft Azure
12 105 (26.52%) MS Exchange
13 104 (26.26%) Office 365
14 102 (25.76%) Linux
15 99 (25.00%) DHCP
15 99 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
16 96 (24.24%) Firewall
17 93 (23.48%) Citrix
18 92 (23.23%) HP
19 90 (22.73%) Finance
20 88 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
21 85 (21.46%) Amazon AWS
22 81 (20.45%) SCCM
23 74 (18.69%) LAN
23 74 (18.69%) SQL Server
24 69 (17.42%) ITIL
24 69 (17.42%) WAN
25 61 (15.40%) VPN
26 60 (15.15%) Veeam

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
1 105 (26.52%) MS Exchange
2 58 (14.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (11.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (8.59%) SharePoint
5 33 (8.33%) IIS
6 31 (7.83%) OpenStack
7 23 (5.81%) Skype for Business
8 13 (3.28%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (2.02%) Apache
10 8 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (2.02%) Confluence
10 8 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.52%) CloudStack
11 6 (1.52%) JBoss
11 6 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.52%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.52%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 47 (11.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.76%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.25%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 105 (26.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (26.26%) Office 365
3 85 (21.46%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.55%) OpenShift
5 14 (3.54%) IaaS
6 8 (2.02%) PaaS
6 8 (2.02%) SaaS
7 7 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.77%) Serverless
8 5 (1.26%) GitHub
9 3 (0.76%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.76%) Slack
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.51%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (34.34%) SAN
2 120 (30.30%) DNS
3 99 (25.00%) DHCP
4 96 (24.24%) Firewall
5 74 (18.69%) LAN
6 69 (17.42%) WAN
7 61 (15.40%) VPN
8 51 (12.88%) TCP/IP
9 45 (11.36%) VSAN
10 43 (10.86%) NAS
11 40 (10.10%) Network Security
12 26 (6.57%) VLAN
13 23 (5.81%) Skype
14 22 (5.56%) iSCSI
15 20 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (4.04%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (4.04%) DMZ
17 16 (4.04%) HTTP
17 16 (4.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.80%) MySQL
4 12 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.78%) Big Data
6 10 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.52%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.26%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.51%) Triplestore
11 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (4.04%) Git (software)
1 16 (4.04%) MSI
2 14 (3.54%) JIRA
3 12 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (1.77%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.52%) GitLab
5 6 (1.52%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.26%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.26%) CodeSonar
6 5 (1.26%) git-flow
6 5 (1.26%) Robot Framework
6 5 (1.26%) Selenium
6 5 (1.26%) Subversion
6 5 (1.26%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.51%) Hudson
7 2 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.25%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
General
1 90 (22.73%) Finance
2 40 (10.10%) Law
3 27 (6.82%) Legal
4 18 (4.55%) Banking
5 10 (2.53%) Retail
6 8 (2.02%) Games
7 7 (1.77%) Online Betting
7 7 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.26%) Marketing
9 4 (1.01%) Advertising
10 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 64 (16.16%) VMware Engineer
3 38 (9.60%) Analyst
3 38 (9.60%) Systems Engineer
4 34 (8.59%) PowerShell Engineer
5 32 (8.08%) Administrator
5 32 (8.08%) SCCM Engineer
6 31 (7.83%) Consultant
7 30 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
8 29 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
9 25 (6.31%) Desktop Support
10 24 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 23 (5.81%) IT Engineer
11 23 (5.81%) Support Engineer
12 22 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (5.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 20 (5.05%) Desktop Engineer
15 19 (4.80%) Architect
15 19 (4.80%) Infrastructure Manager
15 19 (4.80%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.85%) Web Services
2 16 (4.04%) Software Packaging
3 12 (3.03%) REST
3 12 (3.03%) SOAP
4 10 (2.53%) Django
5 9 (2.27%) .NET
5 9 (2.27%) LAMP
6 7 (1.77%) JSON
6 7 (1.77%) LDAP
6 7 (1.77%) Node.js
6 7 (1.77%) XML
7 6 (1.52%) Flask
7 6 (1.52%) JMS
7 6 (1.52%) Kafka
7 6 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (1.52%) Regular Expression
7 6 (1.52%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (1.52%) XSD
7 6 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.62%) Data Centre
1 46 (11.62%) Replication
2 31 (7.83%) Public Cloud
3 24 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.81%) Enterprise Storage
5 22 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (4.80%) Management Information System
7 17 (4.29%) Blackberry
8 14 (3.54%) Clustering
9 11 (2.78%) HP Storage
9 11 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (2.53%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.77%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.52%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.52%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.52%) Wiki
13 4 (1.01%) EMC VNX
14 3 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 291 (73.48%) Windows
2 216 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 116 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 102 (25.76%) Linux
5 88 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (12.37%) Windows 10
7 42 (10.61%) Windows 7
8 39 (9.85%) Android
9 23 (5.81%) Unix
10 20 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (4.29%) Apple iOS
12 13 (3.28%) CentOS
13 12 (3.03%) Solaris
14 11 (2.78%) Mac OS X
14 11 (2.78%) Windows 8
15 10 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (2.27%) VMS
17 6 (1.52%) Amazon Linux
17 6 (1.52%) Ubuntu
17 6 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (17.42%) ITIL
2 53 (13.38%) Migration
3 49 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (11.87%) DevOps
5 42 (10.61%) Presales
6 41 (10.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (9.60%) Asset Management
8 32 (8.08%) Patch Management
8 32 (8.08%) Task Automation
9 25 (6.31%) Configuration Management
10 24 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (6.06%) Service Delivery
11 23 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (5.56%) High Availability
13 21 (5.30%) Server Building
14 20 (5.05%) Business Continuity
14 20 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (4.80%) Mentoring
16 18 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
16 18 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (27.02%) PowerShell
2 50 (12.63%) SQL
3 34 (8.59%) Python
4 26 (6.57%) Bash Shell
5 18 (4.55%) Java
6 15 (3.79%) Ruby
7 13 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.28%) Perl
8 10 (2.53%) PHP
9 8 (2.02%) C
9 8 (2.02%) Go
10 7 (1.77%) C++
10 7 (1.77%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.26%) C#
11 5 (1.26%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.51%) VB
13 1 (0.25%) C-shell
13 1 (0.25%) Korn
13 1 (0.25%) Scala
13 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (14.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 45 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (8.59%) MCSE
4 33 (8.33%) Degree
5 28 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (6.06%) MCP
7 23 (5.81%) CCNA
8 18 (4.55%) VCAP
9 15 (3.79%) MCSA
10 14 (3.54%) MCITP
11 9 (2.27%) CISSP
12 8 (2.02%) CCNP
12 8 (2.02%) RHCE
12 8 (2.02%) Security Cleared
12 8 (2.02%) VCP6
13 6 (1.52%) CCA
13 6 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.52%) SANS
14 5 (1.26%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (1.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.04%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.53%) SLA
4 8 (2.02%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.77%) GDPR
6 4 (1.01%) QA
7 2 (0.51%) PMO
8 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.25%) GCP
System Software
1 249 (62.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 221 (55.81%) Active Directory
3 99 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 52 (13.13%) XenApp
5 42 (10.61%) Docker
5 42 (10.61%) VMware NSX
5 42 (10.61%) XenDesktop
6 37 (9.34%) Hyper-V
7 34 (8.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 21 (5.30%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (3.54%) DFS Replication
11 11 (2.78%) Terminal Services
12 9 (2.27%) vCloud
13 6 (1.52%) iptables
13 6 (1.52%) StorNext
13 6 (1.52%) VMware Server
13 6 (1.52%) Xsan
14 5 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (1.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 81 (20.45%) SCCM
2 57 (14.39%) vCenter Server
3 39 (9.85%) Puppet
4 36 (9.09%) vRealize
5 28 (7.07%) Ansible
6 27 (6.82%) Kubernetes
7 25 (6.31%) SCOM
8 24 (6.06%) Backup Exec
9 18 (4.55%) SCOrch
10 15 (3.79%) AirWatch
11 14 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (3.54%) PowerCLI
12 11 (2.78%) Nagios
12 11 (2.78%) WSUS
13 10 (2.53%) Salt
14 7 (1.77%) BMC Marimba
14 7 (1.77%) Cacti
14 7 (1.77%) logstash
14 7 (1.77%) XenMobile
15 6 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 366 (92.42%) VMware
2 204 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 142 (35.86%) Cisco
4 93 (23.48%) Citrix
5 92 (23.23%) HP
6 60 (15.15%) Veeam
7 46 (11.62%) Dell
8 45 (11.36%) NetApp
9 43 (10.86%) Red Hat
10 34 (8.59%) EMC
11 27 (6.82%) CheckPoint
11 27 (6.82%) EqualLogic
12 20 (5.05%) Apple
13 17 (4.29%) CommVault
14 14 (3.54%) Avaya
14 14 (3.54%) IBM
14 14 (3.54%) Oracle
14 14 (3.54%) Reuters
15 12 (3.03%) Bloomberg
15 12 (3.03%) SaltStack