Period
to 24 September 2020

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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 318 433 480
Rank change year-on-year +115 +47 -40
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 160 333 362
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.79% 0.60% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 4.09% 3.35% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 163 313 306
Median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,250 £37,125
90th Percentile £92,000 £80,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +11.11%

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 3,914 9,944 10,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.38% 17.80% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,419 8,208 8,879
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 24 September 2020.

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 24 September 2020. 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
South London +34 11 £70,000 +27.27%
Central London +97 10 £72,500 +31.82% 6
East London +35 5 £40,000 -55.56%
West London +65 4 £44,750 +5.29% 8
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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.

1 133 (83.13%) VMware
2 94 (58.75%) Microsoft
3 92 (57.50%) PowerShell
4 91 (56.88%) Windows
5 87 (54.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 80 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 80 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 70 (43.75%) Azure
8 54 (33.75%) DNS
9 48 (30.00%) DHCP
10 47 (29.38%) Linux
11 45 (28.13%) Office 365
12 43 (26.88%) Migration
13 42 (26.25%) Firewall
13 42 (26.25%) MS Exchange
14 41 (25.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (24.38%) Terraform
16 38 (23.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 37 (23.13%) Data Centre
18 36 (22.50%) DevOps
18 36 (22.50%) Finance
18 36 (22.50%) AWS
19 35 (21.88%) SAN
20 34 (21.25%) Cisco
21 33 (20.63%) EMC
22 31 (19.38%) Kubernetes
23 30 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
24 29 (18.13%) TCP/IP
24 29 (18.13%) ITIL
25 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2016

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 42 (26.25%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.75%) IIS
5 6 (3.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.88%) Confluence
7 2 (1.25%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (43.75%) Azure
2 45 (28.13%) Office 365
3 36 (22.50%) AWS
4 17 (10.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (9.38%) PaaS
6 11 (6.88%) IaaS
7 10 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (2.50%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.88%) Route 53
9 3 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) GCP
10 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (33.75%) DNS
2 48 (30.00%) DHCP
3 42 (26.25%) Firewall
4 35 (21.88%) SAN
5 29 (18.13%) TCP/IP
6 22 (13.75%) WAN
7 20 (12.50%) LAN
7 20 (12.50%) NetScaler
8 13 (8.13%) Internet
9 12 (7.50%) VSAN
10 11 (6.88%) DMARC
10 11 (6.88%) iSCSI
10 11 (6.88%) SSL
11 10 (6.25%) FTP
11 10 (6.25%) VoIP
12 9 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (5.63%) VLAN
13 8 (5.00%) Network Security
14 7 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (3.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.88%) Redis
5 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.25%) Big Data
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (16.25%) TeamCity
2 21 (13.13%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.75%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.75%) DbUnit
5 6 (3.75%) jMock
5 6 (3.75%) JUnit
5 6 (3.75%) Maven
5 6 (3.75%) Mockito
5 6 (3.75%) SonarQube
6 5 (3.13%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) GitLab
7 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (22.50%) Finance
2 27 (16.88%) Banking
3 5 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Advertising
4 2 (1.25%) Housing Association
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Police
5 1 (0.63%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (15.63%) Senior DevOps
3 25 (15.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 22 (13.75%) Windows Engineer
5 19 (11.88%) Azure Engineer
6 17 (10.63%) VMware Engineer
7 15 (9.38%) Consultant
8 13 (8.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 11 (6.88%) VMware Consultant
10 10 (6.25%) Architect
10 10 (6.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) Server Engineer
11 9 (5.63%) Citrix Engineer
11 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Engineer
12 8 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 8 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
12 8 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (4.38%) Active Directory Support
13 7 (4.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.00%) LDAP
2 12 (7.50%) Web Services
3 6 (3.75%) J2EE
3 6 (3.75%) PowerMock
3 6 (3.75%) REST
3 6 (3.75%) SOAP
3 6 (3.75%) Spring
3 6 (3.75%) XML
4 5 (3.13%) Apache Camel
4 5 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 5 (3.13%) RESTful
5 4 (2.50%) .NET
5 4 (2.50%) JSON
6 3 (1.88%) Ajax
6 3 (1.88%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.88%) CSS
6 3 (1.88%) HTML
6 3 (1.88%) jQuery
6 3 (1.88%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.13%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.50%) Clustering
2 12 (7.50%) Hedge funds
3 7 (4.38%) EMC VNX
3 7 (4.38%) Replication
4 6 (3.75%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (3.75%) HP Storage
4 6 (3.75%) IBM XIV
4 6 (3.75%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.88%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (56.88%) Windows
2 80 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 47 (29.38%) Linux
4 41 (25.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (9.38%) Windows 10
8 11 (6.88%) CentOS
9 9 (5.63%) Unix
10 7 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.75%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (1.88%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.63%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.88%) Migration
2 38 (23.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (22.50%) DevOps
4 29 (18.13%) ITIL
5 22 (13.75%) Line Management
6 19 (11.88%) Server Management
7 13 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (8.13%) Release Management
8 12 (7.50%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (7.50%) Infrastructure as Code
9 11 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (6.88%) Task Automation
10 10 (6.25%) Patch Management
10 10 (6.25%) Performance Management
11 8 (5.00%) Business Continuity
11 8 (5.00%) Systems Engineering
12 7 (4.38%) ITSM
12 7 (4.38%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (57.50%) PowerShell
2 16 (10.00%) SQL
3 7 (4.38%) Java
3 7 (4.38%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.50%) Python
5 3 (1.88%) C#
5 3 (1.88%) TypeScript
5 3 (1.88%) VBScript
6 2 (1.25%) C
7 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (14.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.50%) MCITP
4 10 (6.25%) CCNA
5 7 (4.38%) MCSE
5 7 (4.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.50%) Degree
8 2 (1.25%) CCDA
8 2 (1.25%) CCNP
8 2 (1.25%) CCVP
8 2 (1.25%) CISSP
8 2 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.25%) MCP
8 2 (1.25%) MCSA
8 2 (1.25%) VCAP
9 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (54.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (16.25%) Docker
4 20 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (11.25%) Hyper-V
6 16 (10.00%) XenApp
7 13 (8.13%) vCloud
7 13 (8.13%) VMware NSX
7 13 (8.13%) XenDesktop
8 7 (4.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 7 (4.38%) DFS Replication
9 6 (3.75%) NFS
10 2 (1.25%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (24.38%) Terraform
2 31 (19.38%) Kubernetes
3 25 (15.63%) vRealize
4 21 (13.13%) vCenter Server
5 19 (11.88%) SCCM
6 18 (11.25%) Ansible
7 14 (8.75%) SCOM
8 12 (7.50%) PowerCLI
9 11 (6.88%) WSUS
10 6 (3.75%) Puppet
11 4 (2.50%) Backup Exec
12 3 (1.88%) Nagios
13 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (1.25%) XenMobile
14 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
14 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
14 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
14 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
14 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 133 (83.13%) VMware
2 94 (58.75%) Microsoft
3 34 (21.25%) Cisco
4 33 (20.63%) EMC
5 26 (16.25%) Citrix
6 23 (14.38%) HP
7 19 (11.88%) Red Hat
8 17 (10.63%) Dell
9 16 (10.00%) IBM
10 12 (7.50%) Fortinet
10 12 (7.50%) SolarWinds
11 10 (6.25%) Meraki
12 9 (5.63%) CommVault
13 8 (5.00%) Hitachi
14 7 (4.38%) Brocade
14 7 (4.38%) Google
14 7 (4.38%) NetApp
14 7 (4.38%) Oracle
14 7 (4.38%) Veeam
15 6 (3.75%) Fujitsu