Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
England > London
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 333 453 482
Rank change year-on-year +120 +29 -23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 154 323 363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.59% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 3.71% 3.34% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 155 303 315
Median annual salary £67,500 £53,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.17% -0.93% +7.46%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £30,200
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £57,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +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 4,151 9,657 10,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.01% 17.75% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,625 7,994 8,862
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 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Central London +91 8 £56,750 +3.18% 7
West London +66 4 £44,750 +5.29% 3
East London +31 3 £40,000 -55.56% 2
South London +33 1 £57,500 - 4
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 131 (85.06%) VMware
2 90 (58.44%) Microsoft
3 81 (52.60%) Windows
3 81 (52.60%) PowerShell
4 77 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 75 (48.70%) Azure
6 68 (44.16%) Windows Server
7 65 (42.21%) Active Directory
8 59 (38.31%) Firewall
9 53 (34.42%) Office 365
10 49 (31.82%) DHCP
11 48 (31.17%) DNS
12 47 (30.52%) MS Exchange
13 44 (28.57%) SAN
14 42 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 40 (25.97%) Cisco
16 39 (25.32%) Migration
17 36 (23.38%) Citrix
18 35 (22.73%) Terraform
18 35 (22.73%) vRealize
19 34 (22.08%) Data Centre
19 34 (22.08%) vCenter Server
20 33 (21.43%) Linux
20 33 (21.43%) DevOps
21 31 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
21 31 (20.13%) EMC
22 29 (18.83%) Kubernetes
23 28 (18.18%) NetScaler
24 27 (17.53%) TCP/IP
25 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008

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 47 (30.52%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.44%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (6.49%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.90%) IIS
5 6 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.90%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.30%) Confluence
6 2 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 75 (48.70%) Azure
2 53 (34.42%) Office 365
3 21 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (11.69%) AWS
5 14 (9.09%) IaaS
6 13 (8.44%) PaaS
7 4 (2.60%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.30%) GCP
8 2 (1.30%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.30%) SaaS
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.65%) Route 53
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (38.31%) Firewall
2 49 (31.82%) DHCP
3 48 (31.17%) DNS
4 44 (28.57%) SAN
5 28 (18.18%) NetScaler
6 27 (17.53%) TCP/IP
7 21 (13.64%) LAN
8 20 (12.99%) VSAN
8 20 (12.99%) WAN
9 13 (8.44%) Internet
10 12 (7.79%) Network Security
11 11 (7.14%) iSCSI
12 10 (6.49%) VLAN
13 9 (5.84%) DMARC
13 9 (5.84%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (5.84%) SSL
13 9 (5.84%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (3.90%) Skype
15 5 (3.25%) VoIP
16 3 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.30%) Redis
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (14.94%) TeamCity
2 14 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (3.90%) Bitbucket
4 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.60%) JIRA
6 2 (1.30%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.30%) MSI
General
1 25 (16.23%) Finance
2 17 (11.04%) Banking
3 5 (3.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.30%) Advertising
4 2 (1.30%) Housing Association
4 2 (1.30%) Police
4 2 (1.30%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (23.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (17.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (13.64%) Architect
3 21 (13.64%) Senior DevOps
3 21 (13.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 19 (12.34%) Azure Engineer
5 18 (11.69%) Windows Engineer
6 17 (11.04%) Consultant
6 17 (11.04%) VMware Architect
7 15 (9.74%) VMware Consultant
8 13 (8.44%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 13 (8.44%) Citrix Engineer
8 13 (8.44%) Support Engineer
9 12 (7.79%) VMware Engineer
10 11 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
11 10 (6.49%) IT Engineer
11 10 (6.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 9 (5.84%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.39%) LDAP
2 3 (1.95%) JSON
2 3 (1.95%) Web Services
2 3 (1.95%) WSH
3 2 (1.30%) .NET
3 2 (1.30%) Ajax
3 2 (1.30%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.30%) CSS
3 2 (1.30%) HTML
3 2 (1.30%) jQuery
3 2 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.49%) Clustering
3 7 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.30%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.30%) iSeries
5 2 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (52.60%) Windows
2 68 (44.16%) Windows Server
3 33 (21.43%) Linux
4 31 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (5.84%) CentOS
6 9 (5.84%) Windows 10
7 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (2.60%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (25.32%) Migration
3 33 (21.43%) DevOps
4 15 (9.74%) ITIL
5 14 (9.09%) Line Management
5 14 (9.09%) Server Management
6 13 (8.44%) Patch Management
7 10 (6.49%) Business Continuity
7 10 (6.49%) Deployment Automation
7 10 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure as Code
7 10 (6.49%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.84%) Task Automation
9 7 (4.55%) Release Management
10 6 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (3.90%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (3.90%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (3.90%) Web Filtering
11 5 (3.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 81 (52.60%) PowerShell
2 18 (11.69%) SQL
3 10 (6.49%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.25%) VBScript
5 3 (1.95%) Python
6 2 (1.30%) C#
6 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.30%) Perl
6 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.30%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (12.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (8.44%) MCITP
4 12 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.49%) CCNA
6 4 (2.60%) MCSE
7 3 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.30%) Degree
8 2 (1.30%) MCP
8 2 (1.30%) MCSA
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.65%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (42.21%) Active Directory
3 24 (15.58%) XenApp
4 23 (14.94%) vCloud
4 23 (14.94%) VMware NSX
5 21 (13.64%) Docker
6 19 (12.34%) Hyper-V
7 16 (10.39%) XenDesktop
8 13 (8.44%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (7.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (4.55%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (22.73%) Terraform
1 35 (22.73%) vRealize
2 34 (22.08%) vCenter Server
3 29 (18.83%) Kubernetes
4 18 (11.69%) Ansible
5 17 (11.04%) SCCM
6 9 (5.84%) SCOM
6 9 (5.84%) WSUS
7 6 (3.90%) PowerCLI
7 6 (3.90%) Puppet
8 4 (2.60%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.30%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.30%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.65%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 131 (85.06%) VMware
2 90 (58.44%) Microsoft
3 40 (25.97%) Cisco
4 36 (23.38%) Citrix
5 31 (20.13%) EMC
6 22 (14.29%) Dell
6 22 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 15 (9.74%) HP
8 13 (8.44%) Red Hat
8 13 (8.44%) Veeam
9 12 (7.79%) CommVault
9 12 (7.79%) IBM
10 11 (7.14%) SolarWinds
11 10 (6.49%) Sophos
12 9 (5.84%) Brocade
12 9 (5.84%) Meraki
13 8 (5.19%) NetApp
14 6 (3.90%) LogicMonitor
14 6 (3.90%) Nimble Storage
15 4 (2.60%) Asigra