Period
to 27 January 2022

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

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 550 388 452
Rank change year-on-year -162 +64 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 191 133 293
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 2.01% 2.85% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 158 128 271
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,350 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £50,938 £43,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.81% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -

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 9,501 4,659 9,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.48% 19.10% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6,303 4,025 7,553
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -18 36 £65,000 +13.04% 8
South London -18 7 £60,000 +4.35% 1
East London -34 5 £40,000 - 5
West London -72 2 £31,250 -28.16% 5
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 177 (92.67%) VMware
2 119 (62.30%) Microsoft
3 108 (56.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 103 (53.93%) Active Directory
5 102 (53.40%) Windows
6 89 (46.60%) Linux
7 87 (45.55%) Microsoft 365
8 76 (39.79%) Azure
9 66 (34.55%) PowerShell
10 60 (31.41%) Citrix
11 55 (28.80%) DNS
11 55 (28.80%) SCCM
12 52 (27.23%) Cisco
13 51 (26.70%) Data Centre
14 50 (26.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 50 (26.18%) VMware ESXi
15 49 (25.65%) Finance
16 48 (25.13%) DHCP
16 48 (25.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 46 (24.08%) Firewall
18 45 (23.56%) Red Hat
19 44 (23.04%) Windows Server
20 41 (21.47%) MS Exchange
21 39 (20.42%) Windows 10
22 36 (18.85%) Azure Active Directory
23 35 (18.32%) Clustering
23 35 (18.32%) PKI
24 34 (17.80%) SQL Server
25 31 (16.23%) TCP/IP
26 30 (15.71%) AWS

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 41 (21.47%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.95%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.76%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.66%) IIS
4 7 (3.66%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.09%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.09%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 87 (45.55%) Microsoft 365
2 76 (39.79%) Azure
3 36 (18.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 30 (15.71%) AWS
5 27 (14.14%) Azure Stack
6 13 (6.81%) OneDrive
7 12 (6.28%) IaaS
8 9 (4.71%) PaaS
9 6 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (3.14%) GCP
9 6 (3.14%) Nutanix
10 5 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (2.09%) Amazon S3
11 4 (2.09%) Cloud Run
11 4 (2.09%) GitHub
11 4 (2.09%) OpenShift
11 4 (2.09%) SaaS
11 4 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (1.57%) Mimecast
13 2 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 55 (28.80%) DNS
2 48 (25.13%) DHCP
3 46 (24.08%) Firewall
4 31 (16.23%) TCP/IP
5 28 (14.66%) SSL
6 25 (13.09%) SAN
7 22 (11.52%) WAN
8 21 (10.99%) LAN
9 19 (9.95%) VLAN
10 14 (7.33%) VSAN
11 7 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (3.66%) NAS
11 7 (3.66%) Skype
12 6 (3.14%) Internet
13 5 (2.62%) SMTP
13 5 (2.62%) VoIP
13 5 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (2.09%) BIG-IP
14 4 (2.09%) Cisco Firepower
14 4 (2.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.66%) DB2
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.05%) MySQL
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.52%) Big Data
5 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (6.81%) JIRA
2 8 (4.19%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.62%) MSI
4 2 (1.05%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.52%) CodeSonar
5 1 (0.52%) git-flow
5 1 (0.52%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.52%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 49 (25.65%) Finance
2 27 (14.14%) Social Skills
3 22 (11.52%) Banking
4 14 (7.33%) Retail
5 11 (5.76%) Legal
6 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.14%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.62%) Back Office
9 4 (2.09%) Automotive
10 3 (1.57%) Law
11 2 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.05%) Front Office
11 2 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.52%) Advertising
12 1 (0.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (24.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (15.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 25 (13.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 24 (12.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (12.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (11.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 21 (10.99%) Analyst
6 21 (10.99%) Support Engineer
7 18 (9.42%) VMware Engineer
8 16 (8.38%) Architect
9 13 (6.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Support Analyst
10 12 (6.28%) Desktop Support
11 11 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (5.24%) Active Directory Engineer
12 10 (5.24%) Administrator
12 10 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (5.24%) Windows Specialist
13 9 (4.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 9 (4.71%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (3.14%) Middleware
3 4 (2.09%) Keycloak
4 3 (1.57%) LDAP
4 3 (1.57%) WSH
5 2 (1.05%) .NET
5 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.05%) REST
6 1 (0.52%) ADO
6 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.52%) COM
6 1 (0.52%) Django
6 1 (0.52%) Java EE
6 1 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.52%) SOAP
6 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.52%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.52%) STL
6 1 (0.52%) Web Services
6 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (26.70%) Data Centre
2 35 (18.32%) Clustering
2 35 (18.32%) PKI
3 24 (12.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 18 (9.42%) Replication
5 14 (7.33%) Hedge funds
6 9 (4.71%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (4.19%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.14%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.57%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.57%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.05%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.52%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 102 (53.40%) Windows
2 89 (46.60%) Linux
3 50 (26.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (23.04%) Windows Server
5 39 (20.42%) Windows 10
6 20 (10.47%) Windows Server 2016
7 19 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (9.42%) Windows Server 2019
9 15 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (5.76%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.66%) Ubuntu
12 6 (3.14%) Unix
13 5 (2.62%) CentOS
14 3 (1.57%) SUSE
14 3 (1.57%) Windows 8
15 2 (1.05%) AIX
15 2 (1.05%) Kali Linux
15 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.52%) Android
16 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (13.09%) Change Control
2 25 (13.09%) Software Deployment
3 24 (12.57%) Systems Analysis
4 20 (10.47%) ITIL
5 18 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (8.90%) Computer Science
6 17 (8.90%) DevOps
7 16 (8.38%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.85%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.81%) Migration
10 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure as Code
10 12 (6.28%) SIEM
11 11 (5.76%) Change Management
11 11 (5.76%) Data Centre Operations
12 10 (5.24%) Data Protection
12 10 (5.24%) Task Automation
12 10 (5.24%) TOGAF
13 9 (4.71%) Capacity Management
13 9 (4.71%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 66 (34.55%) PowerShell
2 26 (13.61%) SQL
3 17 (8.90%) Python
4 16 (8.38%) Bash
5 9 (4.71%) VBScript
6 8 (4.19%) Perl
7 5 (2.62%) C
8 4 (2.09%) Go
8 4 (2.09%) VB
9 2 (1.05%) C#
9 2 (1.05%) Java
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
10 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.52%) Winbatch
10 1 (0.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (13.61%) Degree
2 16 (8.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.71%) RHCA
4 9 (4.71%) TOGAF Certification
5 8 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.66%) CCNP
6 7 (3.66%) Master's Degree
6 7 (3.66%) VCAP
7 6 (3.14%) MCSE
8 5 (2.62%) CCIE
8 5 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (2.62%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.09%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.57%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.57%) CCA
10 3 (1.57%) CCNA
10 3 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.57%) MCSA
11 2 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) GDPR
2 5 (2.62%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) NIST
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (56.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (53.93%) Active Directory
3 50 (26.18%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (14.14%) XenApp
5 23 (12.04%) Hyper-V
6 21 (10.99%) XenDesktop
7 11 (5.76%) Docker
8 9 (4.71%) VMware NSX
9 7 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (3.14%) KVM
11 5 (2.62%) Firmware
11 5 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (2.62%) NFS
12 4 (2.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (2.09%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (1.57%) Terminal Server
14 2 (1.05%) LXC
14 2 (1.05%) Xen
15 1 (0.52%) StorNext
15 1 (0.52%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 55 (28.80%) SCCM
2 24 (12.57%) Ansible
3 22 (11.52%) vCenter Server
4 21 (10.99%) Terraform
5 17 (8.90%) SCOM
6 15 (7.85%) Kubernetes
7 12 (6.28%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (6.28%) vRealize
8 11 (5.76%) NetBackup
8 11 (5.76%) VxRail
9 10 (5.24%) Grafana
9 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (5.24%) Prometheus
10 9 (4.71%) Nagios
10 9 (4.71%) PowerCLI
10 9 (4.71%) Puppet
11 7 (3.66%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (2.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 5 (2.62%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 177 (92.67%) VMware
2 119 (62.30%) Microsoft
3 60 (31.41%) Citrix
4 52 (27.23%) Cisco
5 45 (23.56%) Red Hat
6 29 (15.18%) 3PAR
7 27 (14.14%) EMC
8 25 (13.09%) Apple
9 24 (12.57%) Scality
10 19 (9.95%) Dell
11 18 (9.42%) HP
12 16 (8.38%) IBM
13 12 (6.28%) ServiceNow
14 10 (5.24%) Altiris
14 10 (5.24%) Juniper
14 10 (5.24%) Splunk
14 10 (5.24%) Veeam
15 9 (4.71%) Google
15 9 (4.71%) McAfee
15 9 (4.71%) NetApp